Le Meridien Essex Chicago

800 South Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60605 United States (USA) near Exit 52a on I-94 (~1.0mi)
View Map Reservations: 1-800-760-7718
4.0 Star Property
41.871517-87.624740
Cleaning Policy: Rest assured, we are going above and beyond to ensure the health and safety of all guests and employees.
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  • The Avg. Group Saves 22.0%!
  • 274 rooms in hotel
  • 14 floors in property
  • Check-in time: 4:00 PM
  • Check-out time: 11:00 AM
  • Has environment-friendly policy
  • Groups & Meetings rating of 9.8/10

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Rates shown are nightly rates before taxes and do not necessarily reflect all discounts available. The chart provides the cheapest public rates available by room type.

Room Types

Check Rates1 Double Bed
Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 King Bed
Non-Smoking
Check Rates1 King Bed City View
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Check Rates1 King Bed City View Mobility Accessible
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Check Rates1 Queen Bed
Non-Smoking
Check Rates2 Doble Beds
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Non-Smoking
Check Rates2 Double Bed
Non-Smoking
Check Rates2 Double Beds
Non-Smoking
Check RatesAssigned On Arrival
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Check RatesBase Category Room 2 Double Beds City View
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Check RatesBase Category Room Double Twin Bed
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Check RatesBase Category Room Double Twin Bed City View
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Check RatesBrand New Double Double Room Smart TV Refrigerator Floor To Ceiling Window
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Check RatesBrand New Double Double Room with City View Floor To Ceiling Window Smart TV
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Check RatesBrand New King Room Smart TV Refrigerator Floor To Ceiling Window Lux Linen
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Check RatesCity Double
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Check RatesCity King
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Check RatesCity King Room
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Check RatesCity View
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Check RatesCity View Double
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Check RatesCity View Double Double
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Check RatesCity View Double Double 2 Double Beds
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Check RatesCity View Double Double 2 Fullbed Package Rate
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Check RatesCity View Double Double Accessible
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Check RatesCity View Double Double Accessible 2 Double Beds
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Check RatesCity View Double Double Accessible 2 Fullbed Package Rate
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Check RatesCity View Double Room Accessible
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Check RatesCity View King
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Check RatesCity View King 1 King Bed
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Check RatesCity View King 1 Kingbed Package Rate
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Check RatesCity View King Accessible
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Check RatesCity View King Accessible 1 King Bed
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Check RatesCity View King Accessible 1 Kingbed Package Rate
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Check RatesCity View King Accessible Kingbed
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Check RatesCity View King Bed
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Check RatesCity View King Chicagos Magnificent Skyline Espresso Makers Large Smart Tvs
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Check RatesClassic Double Room Full Double Bed King Size Double Bed
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Check RatesClassic Double Room with 2 Double Beds and Limited View
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Check RatesClassic Guest Room 1 King Limited View
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Check RatesClassic Guest Room 2 Double Beds Limited View
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Check RatesClassic Guest Room 2 Double Limited View
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Check RatesClassic King Room with Limited View
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Check RatesClassic Room
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Check RatesClassic Room 1 King Bed
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Check RatesClassic Room 1 King Bed View
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Check RatesClassic Room 2 Double Beds
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Check RatesClassic Room 2 Double Beds 2 Double Beds
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Check RatesClassic Room 2 Double Beds 2 Fullbed
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Check RatesClassic Room 2 Double Beds View
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Check RatesClassic Room King Bed
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Check RatesDeluxe 2 Double Beds
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Check RatesDeluxe Double Room Full Double Bed King Size Double Bed City View
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Check RatesDeluxe Double Room with 2 Double Beds and City View
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Check RatesDeluxe Guest Room 1 King City View
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Check RatesDeluxe Guest Room 2 Double Beds City View
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Check RatesDeluxe Guest Room 2 Double City View
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Check RatesDeluxe King Room with City View
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Check RatesDeluxe Room 1 King Bed City View
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Check RatesDeluxe Room 1 King Bed City View 1 King Bed
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Check RatesDeluxe Room 2 Double Beds City View
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Check RatesDeluxe Room 2 Double Beds City View 2 Double Beds
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Check RatesDeluxe Room 2 Double Beds City View 2 Fullbed
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Check RatesDeluxe Room with 2 Double Bed
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Check RatesDeluxe Room with City View King Bed
Non-Smoking
Check RatesDeluxe Room with King Bed
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Check RatesDeluxe Single Room City View
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Check RatesDisabled Adapted City View
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Check RatesDouble Bed
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Check RatesDouble City View King Bed
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Check RatesDouble Excluding Resort Fee
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Check RatesDouble Room Opaque
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Check RatesDouble Room with City View Disability Accessible
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Check RatesDouble Room with Single Use
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Check RatesHabitacion Individual City No Fumadores Vistas A La Ciudad Fullbed
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Check RatesHabitacion Individual Superior 1 Cama De Matrimonio Grande No Fumadores Kingbed
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Check RatesKing +
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Check RatesKing Excluding Resort Fee
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Check RatesKing or 2 Double Beds
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Check RatesKing Room with City View Disability Accessible
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Check RatesOpaque Room with Double Bed
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Check RatesOpaque Room with King Bed
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Check RatesQuadruple 2 Double Beds
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Check RatesQuadruple Accessible
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Check RatesQuadruple City View 2 Double Beds
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Check RatesSingle Room Category Assigned At Check in
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Check RatesSingle Studio City View
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Check RatesSingle with Single Bed
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Check RatesSkyline King
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Check RatesSkyline King 1 Kingbed Package Rate
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Check RatesSkyline King Opaque
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Check RatesSkyline Room with King Bed
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Check RatesStandard Double Double
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Check RatesStandard Double Room Double Bed King Size Double Bed
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Check RatesStandard Double Room Double Bed King Size Double Bed City View Handicap Accessible
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Check RatesStandard Double Room Full Double Bed King Size Double Bed
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Check RatesStandard King 1 Kingbed Package Rate
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Check RatesStandard King King Bed
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Check RatesStandard King Room
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Check RatesStandard Room, King or Two Doubles
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Check RatesStandard Single Room
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Check RatesStandard Single Room City View
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Check RatesStudio City View
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Check RatesStudio Room with Double Bed City View
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Check RatesSuperior Guest Room 1 King City View
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Check RatesSuperior Room with City View King Bed
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Check RatesTwin 2 Double Beds
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Check RatesTwin Double Room
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Check RatesTwin Double Room with City View
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Check RatesVIP Shedd Aquarium Package Includes Late Check Out 2 Pm Classic Guest Room 1 King Limited View
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Check RatesVIP Shedd Aquarium Package Includes Late Check Out 2 Pm Classic Guest Room 2 Double Beds Limited Vie
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Check RatesVIP Shedd Aquarium Package Includes Late Check Out 2 Pm Deluxe Guest Room 1 King City View
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Check RatesVIP Shedd Aquarium Package Includes Late Check Out 2 Pm Superior Guest Room 1 King City View
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Check RatesVIP Shedd Aquarium Package See Terms Classic Guest Room 1 King Limited View
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Check RatesVIP Shedd Aquarium Package See Terms Classic Guest Room 2 Double Beds Limited View
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Check RatesVIP Shedd Aquarium Package See Terms Deluxe Guest Room 1 King City View
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Check RatesVIP Shedd Aquarium Package See Terms Deluxe Guest Room 2 Double Beds City View
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Check RatesVIP Shedd Aquarium Package See Terms Superior Guest Room 1 King City View
Non-Smoking

Local Attractions

Grant Park, Museum Campus, McCormick Place, Soldier Field

Verified Reviews of Le Meridien Essex Chicago

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
"It was very nice!"
Overall Score4.0/ 5
Really liked Hotel Essex. The most comfortable hotel bed I have experienced in years. The hotel was clean, COVID safe and the personnel was friendly and helpful.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
22-Jun-2020 Verified Review, stayed from Fri Jun 19 to Sat Jun 20 2020 at a $104.99 average nightly rate.
"Problems with the room."
Overall Score3.0/ 5
First of all, I paid for a city view. Didn't get that. Was placed on the 3rd floor looking at a brick wall. Plus, had to wait about an hour for that room. Didn't get all my deposit back. Not happy.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
08-Sep-2019 Verified Review, stayed from Thu Sep 05 to Fri Sep 06 2019 at a $209.23 average nightly rate.
"Modern and Stylish."
Overall Score5.0/ 5
Enjoyed my night at the Hotel Essex. Clean modern rooms. Quick elevator to my 7th floor room. Quiet hotel. Slept great.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
03-Aug-2019 Verified Review, stayed from Tue Jul 30 to Wed Jul 31 2019 at a $102.19 average nightly rate.

Property Description

The exciting, 4-Diamond, Hotel Essex Chicago is located on Michigan Avenue mere steps from Grant Park, Millennium Park, Soldier Field, the Museum Campus. All rooms feature a modern design with well-appointed amenities for a luxury lifestyle experience. We offer amenities and features like 274 well-appointed, 300-count Frette Linen & Robes, exclusively designed for Hotel Essex, Trussardi Bath Products, exclusively designed for Hotel Essex, 55” Flat-Screen SMART Televisions, Lavazza Espresso Machines, and much more! Rest assured, we are going above and beyond to ensure the health and safety of all guests and employees.

Green Sustainability

•Green Seal certified hotel with in-room, meeting and public space recycling as well as in-room linen reuse program•Rain barrels are used to collect water to clean sidewalks, garage space as well as water our plants•In-room amenities collected and donated to local area shelter•CFL Light bulbs, water conserving fixtures and cleaning products are biodegradable

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 4:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
Year of Last Renovation: 2019
Floors: 14
Rooms: 274
Corridors: All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 274
Handicap Rooms:
Suites: 0
Room Windows: Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency: As Needed
Meeting Rooms: 1
Meeting Space: 4673 sq. feet
Banquet Space: Holds 250 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: On-site
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 0.3 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: On-site
Lounge/Bar Hours: 2:00 PM - 2:00 AM
FEMA Approved: Yes
Ownership: Oxford Hotels & Resorts
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
Varies by size of group.
Nightly Parking: 73
Typical Group Deposit: 1st night
Total Taxes: 17.40%
Total Misc Fees: $16.73 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
Food and Beverage Tax: 11.50%
Parking Fee: 72.00 Per Night (indoor valet parking)
Porterage Fee: 5.00 Per Item (round trip/optional)
Rooms Wireless Internet Fee: 0.00 Per Day (complimentary)

Amenities / Features


  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • ATM
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Central location
  • Charge for early check out
  • Clothes drying
  • Concierge service
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Express Check-Out
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Garage
  • Hairdryer available
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Free WiFi Internet
  • Ironing facilities
  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry valet service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Private car parking
  • Private garden grounds
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Restaurant
  • Safe in rooms
  • Shower
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable
  • TV Channel: HBO
  • Valet Parking
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

O''Hare airport, 18 miles. Taxi $45, Midway Airport, 15 miles. Taxi $30.

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

Breakfast Information

Breakfast available at Grant Park Bistro located on the lobby level.

Pet Friendly?

Service animals complying with ADA Title lll regulations are allowed.

Sorry, pets are not allowed.

Parking Info

Valet Parking - $72 per night. Self Parking - $39

Internet / WiFI

Included in rate

Cleaning Policies

Rest assured, we are going above and beyond to ensure the health and safety of all guests and employees.

About Le Meridien

  • Contemporary style with a European influence
  • 100+ luxury hotels & resorts in over 50 countries including Europe, Africa, Middle East, and the United States
  • Signature Breakfast dishes, coffee, and shots
  • Serve delicious éclairs, a traditional Parisian pastry
  • 24-hour room service
  • Business services include an Express check-out and Business Class Packages
  • 100% non-smoking facilities
  • Mini bar in-room

The Le Meridien highlights above are subject to change without notice.

Previously known as:
Hotel Essex Chicago

Hotel Rate Trends at Le Meridien Essex Chicago

Rate fluctuations of Le Meridien Essex Chicago

This chart illustrates averages of sleeping room prices for both group rates and the best online individual traveler rates our rate checker could find at the time the group/meeting offer was placed. The lowest group rate shown is 20.4% in February 2022 and the highest average individual rate is $341 in the month of October 2021. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at Le Meridien Essex Chicago in a month when rates are lower.

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FAQs about Le Meridien Essex Chicago

What time is check in?

Check in time is 4:00 PM based on the hotel's local time. Early check in may be available if requested at the front desk on the day of check-in.

What time is check out?

Check out time is 11:00 AM based on the hotel's local time. Late check out may be available if requested at the front desk during your stay.

How many rooms does Le Meridien Essex Chicago have?

There are 274 rooms in the property.

Is there any meeting space at Le Meridien Essex Chicago?

Yes, they have 1 meeting room that can support various table layouts.

What kind of breakfast is at Le Meridien Essex Chicago?

Breakfast available at Grant Park Bistro located on the lobby level.

What parking is available at Le Meridien Essex Chicago?

Valet Parking - $72 per night. Self Parking - $39

How much does internet cost?

Included in rate

Can I get a AAA rate at Le Meridien Essex Chicago?

Yes, they have stay dates that support AAA hotel discounts. Example room type: AAA CAA Rate Membership Card Required Classic Guest Room 1 King Limited View

Can I get a Senior or AARP rate at Le Meridien Essex Chicago?

Yes, they have stay dates that support Senior hotel discounts. Example room type: Senior Discount Classic Guest Room 1 King Limited View

Can I get a group rate at Le Meridien Essex Chicago?

Yes, you can get room block and/or discount for a group if you need 10+ rooms per night. The average groups saves around 22.0%.

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