Hotel Essex Chicago

Chicago Newest Hotel and over the top Sky Bar

800 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 brand-new hotel welcomes you with effortless style, contemporary amenities and an exceptional downtown location.

Set against the backdrop of the city’s Historic Michigan Boulevard District, Hotel Essex Chicago sets the tone for celebration brunches, wedding blocks in our luxurious rooms, rehearsal dinner/receptions, productive meetings and 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 the SX Sky Bar. Customized event 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 in Chicago’s Cultural Mile, SX Sky Bar offers an exciting chef driven fashionable cocktail lounge. This colorful, two-floor space features a dance floor, event space for intimate social gatherings and retractable walls that offer guests an open-air experience.​

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At A Glance

Outside Alcohol Permitted?
Onsite Accommodations?



Celebrate our Grand Opening!
Book direct and receive 15% off your stay!

Sandi Robinson
Director of Sales and Events

Host your next event or group gathering in our flexible venue space, and let us assist you with planning, room blocks, audiovisual facilities, catering and more.


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