Published on Saturday, September 1, 2012
Chicago's Essex Inn
Chicago's Essex Inn is situated on Michigan Avenue, steps from Grant Park, and approximately 32.1km from Chicago Midway Airport and 19.3km from O'Hare International Airport. Local attractions include Shedd Aquarium, Adler Planetarium, Field Museum, John Hancock Observatory, Art Institute of Chicago, and Soldier Field.
The Essex Inn is one of the only hotels in Chicago to offer a complimentary luxurious allseason rooftop swimming pool and fitness centre. Located on the fourth floor, this architectural gem has a beautiful garden and views of Grant Park and Michigan Avenue. Onsite dining and drinks are available at the Savoy Bar & Grill. The hotel also offers room service, a 24-hour business centre, valet parking (fee), laundry facilities, express check-in/out, 24-hour front desk service, and free shuttle service to the Magnificent Mile.
Guest rooms feature wireless internet availability 24-hour access (fees apply), sleek desks, iPod and MP3 compatible alarm clocks, LCD flat screen TVs, hairdryers, voicemail, irons, ironing boards, cable TV, coffeemakers, and air-conditioning. Many rooms offer spectacular views of the lakefront and of the sparkling city below.