Le Méridien Essex Chicago

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In-room safe, desk, laptop workspace, iron/ironing board
In-room safe, desk, laptop workspace, iron/ironing board
In-room safe, desk, laptop workspace, iron/ironing board
In-room safe, desk, laptop workspace, iron/ironing board

Overview of Le Méridien Essex Chicago

Le Méridien Essex Chicago

4.0 star property

4.3/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Pet-friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Gym
  • Business services

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitiser provided
Map
800 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL, 60605

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationGrant Park6 min walk
  • Popular LocationMillennium Park15 min walk
  • Popular LocationSoldier Field18 min walk
  • AirportChicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.)39 min drive

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About this area

Chicago

Le Méridien Essex Chicago is located in Downtown Chicago, a neighbourhood in Chicago, and is in the entertainment district and near a metro station. Buckingham Fountain and Chicago Cultural Center are notable landmarks, and travellers looking to shop may want to visit State Street and Michigan Avenue. Navy Pier and Field Museum of Natural History are not to be missed. Guests appreciate the hotel's convenience for public transportation: Harrison Station is 7 minutes on foot and Roosevelt Station is 8 minutes.

What's nearby

  • Grant Park - 6 min walk
  • Buckingham Fountain - 9 min walk
  • Millennium Park - 15 min walk
  • Field Museum of Natural History - 15 min walk
  • Soldier Field - 18 min walk

Getting around

  • Chicago Museum Campus-11th Street Station - 5 min walk
  • Harrison Station - 7 min walk
  • Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) - 39 min drive

About this property

Le Méridien Essex Chicago

4-star Chicago hotel in Downtown Chicago, walk to Grant Park
A restaurant, a 24-hour fitness centre and a bar/lounge are available at this smoke-free hotel. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include a coffee shop/cafe, valet parking and a business centre. Housekeeping is available on request.
Le Méridien Essex Chicago offers 274 air-conditioned accommodations with espresso makers and a safe. Smart televisions are featured in guestrooms. Bathrooms include baths or showers with a rainfall showerhead, and hairdryers.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access (speed: 25+ Mbps). Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a 24-hour fitness centre.

Languages spoken

Chinese (Mandarin), English, Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Ukranian

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Check-in

Contactless social distancing and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks available
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch and dinner
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • In-room WiFi speed: 25+ Mbps
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Valet parking on site (USD 72 per night; includes in/out privileges)

Food and drink

  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 1 bar
  • Room service available

Restaurants on site

  • Grant Park Bistro

Things to do

  • 24-hour fitness centre

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities

Conveniences

  • ATM/banking services
  • Lift
  • Front-desk safe

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage

Business services

  • Business centre
  • Meeting rooms

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Braille signage
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • Handrails in stairwells
  • Height-adjustable showerhead
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Lever door handles
  • Low-height door lock
  • Low-height electrical outlets in bathroom
  • Low-height view port in door
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Step-free path to entrance
  • Transfer shower
  • Visual alarms in hallways
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible business centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible public bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchairs available on site

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Heating

Bathroom

  • Bath or shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shampoo
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 55-inch smart TV

Food and drink

  • Espresso maker

More

  • Desk
  • Free local calls
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • LED light bulbs
  • Phone
  • Safe

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Check-in

Check-in from 4:00 PM - midnight
Early check-in subject to availability
Early check-in is available for a fee (amount varies)
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 21

Check-out

Check-out before 11:00 AM
Late check-out subject to availability
A late check-out fee will be charged

Special check-in instructions

Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after midnight please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of USD 75 per pet, per night
Service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees
1 per room (up to 25 lbs/11 kg)
Pets cannot be left unattended
Restrictions apply; for more information contact the property on the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types at the property

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: USD 100 per night
  • Resort fee: USD 17.62 per accommodation, per night
The resort fee includes:
  • Fitness centre access
  • Business centre/computer access
  • Internet access
  • Phone calls
  • Faxes
  • In-room safe
  • In-room bottled water
  • In-room coffee

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Valet parking fee: USD 72 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: USD 75 per pet, per night
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash
On-site parties or group events are strictly prohibited
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector

We should mention

Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section)

Property is also known as

Hotel Essex
Essex Chicago
Hotel Hotel Essex Chicago Chicago
Chicago Hotel Essex Chicago Hotel
Hotel Hotel Essex Chicago
Hotel Essex Chicago Chicago
Essex
Hotel Essex Chicago
Le Meridien Essex Chicago
Le Méridien Essex Chicago Hotel
Le Méridien Essex Chicago Chicago
Le Méridien Essex Chicago Hotel Chicago

Overall score and ratings

4.3

Excellent

Rating 5 - Excellent. 602 out of 1027 reviews
5 - Excellent 59%
Rating 4 - Good. 243 out of 1027 reviews
4 - Good 24%
Rating 3 - Okay. 93 out of 1027 reviews
3 - Okay 9%
Rating 2 - Poor. 51 out of 1027 reviews
2 - Poor 5%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 38 out of 1027 reviews
1 - Terrible 4%

4.6/5

Cleanliness

4.3/5

Staff & service

4.1/5

Amenities

4.5/5

Property conditions & facilities

4.3/5

Eco-friendliness

1/5 Terrible

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
I spent 2 nights and room was not cleaned at all. Vet frustrating considering I was paying more 300 a night
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2022

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
The property was at a great location and "trendy". The view from the room was horrible. Front desk staff was not impressive and seemed to be in training without senior support.
Stayed 3 nights in Jun 2022

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
We loved the park across the street from the hotel. The luggage valet was very upbeat and accomodating.
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2022

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Everything was amazing
Stayed 1 night in May 2022

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
quality staff, restaurant was not good
Stayed 1 night in May 2022