I stayed at Essex Inn for 5 nights to attend a convention at McCormicks.
Initially checked in and was given a room on the smoking floor (3rd). Not wanting all my stuff to smell of smoke, I went back to the reception and ask to move. They didn't have an issue with this and I was moved to the next floor up.
Room: décor was dated and cleanliness was generally ok (however did find a pair of someone else's underwear under the bed when checking the room on leaving which was gross!). The elevators was very noisy so ask for a room away from them if you want a quiet night's sleep!
Location: good location and a short walk to Grant Park/ cloud gate. Magnificent miles was about 30mins walk. Also metro/ bus stops near by. For those attending conventions - the is a free shuttle bus from Hilton to McCormick's.
Service: check in and check out was efficient and staffs seems friendly and helpful.
Price: paid around £100 per night (room only) during convention week so one of the cheapest hotel in town.
Would probably use ago for work/ convention but would paid more to stay else where if on holiday/vacation.More
- Free Wifi