Welcome to Le Méridien Essex Chicago

Luxury hotel in Chicago, IL, close to local attractions

Experience the Windy City like never before at Le Méridien Essex Chicago. Located in the heart of the city on Michigan Ave, our luxury hotel in downtown Chicago, IL, is surrounded by iconic attractions. Settle into luxurious rooms showcasing deluxe bedding, espresso machines, 55" Smart TVs and high-speed Wi-Fi. Our hotel rooms also feature extraordinary views of Grant Park, Lake Michigan, Buckingham Fountain and the Museum Campus. Start your morning at our luxury hotel in Chicago, IL, then venture outside for a short walk to Soldier Field, Magnificent Mile Shopping and McCormick Place Convention Center. Always Iconic. Quintessentially Chicago. That's what we're all about at Le Méridien Essex Chicago. We look forward to making your stay in the Loop special and memorable.

Support St. Jude with Us
Le Meridien Essex proudly supports St. Jude Children's Hospital. Join us in making a difference. Donate now.
Learn More

Rooms & Suites


Check-in: 4:00 pm

Check-out: 11:00 am

Minimum Age to Check In: 21

Smoke Free Property

Pet Policy

Pets Welcome

1 animal 25lb max per room: $25 per room per night and $50 cleaning fee per stay


Non-Refundable Pet Fee Per Night: $50.00

Maximum Pet Weight: 25.0lbs

Maximum Number of Pets in Room: 1

Off-Site Parking
777 South State Garage 0.2 Miles


Daily: $75.00

Additional Parking Information
0-4 Hours: $25.00, 4-6 Hours: $35.00, 6 - 12 Hours: $40.00, Special Events: $30.00

More Ways to Enjoy Your Stay

Fitness Center


Fitness Center

Our on-site fitness center features state-of-the-art equipment.

Book Now

Savor The Good Life

Explore unique programs inspired by the brand’s European heritage. Born in a glamorous era of travel, Le Méridien believes everyone should explore the world in style.


Le Méridien Hub

A modern reinterpretation of the traditional hotel lobby, Le Méridien Hub offers an array of opportunities for guests to gather, connect and simply savor the moment. Learn more about the unique signature food and beverage programs.



Le Méridien Essex Chicago

800 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, USA, 60605

Tel: +1 312-939-2800


2024 Tripadvisor Travelers Choice Award green logo
2024 Trip Advisor Travelers' Choice Hotel

Property Details

Frequently Asked Questions