Hotel Essex Chicago

Chicago Newest Hotel and over the top Sky Bar

808 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605


Experience the Windy City like never before at Hotel Essex Chicago. Situated within the chic building that once housed the Essex Inn, our hotel welcomes you with effortless style, contemporary amenities and an exceptional downtown location.An anchor of the city’s Historic Michigan Boulevard District, Hotel Essex Chicago sets the tone for celebration brunches, rehearsal dinners/receptions, productive meetings and other memorable group events. We offer a versatile,1,239-square-foot venue with high-speed Internet access, large-screen image projection and other audiovisual facilities as well as an additional 1,600 square feet of private space in SX Sky Bar. Customized catering is available, and we provide excellent rates on room blocks for groups. Best of all, once business is concluded, you and your colleagues are ideally situated to discover Chicago’s many noteworthy attractions, just moments away.The most original venue on Chicago’s Cultural Mile, SX Sky Bar is a vibrant restaurant and lounge serving small plates and cocktails with an international edge. The colorful, two-floor space features a dance floor, flexible event space and retractable walls that offer guests an open-air experience.

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At A Glance

Venue Type
Ceremony, Historic Locations, Hotels/Resorts/Guest Accommodations, Rehearsal Dinner, Restaurants
Catering Options:
Full Onsite Catering menu available
Venue Includes:
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Outside Alcohol Permitted
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Sandi Robinson
Director of Sales and Events

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