$218 & up – 4-star downtown Chicago hotel in summer & fall

Le Meridien Essex Chicago
Brittney Wong
Deal Expert

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Secure your travel dates now and, if you need to cancel your booking, you can do so 24 hours prior to check-in without fees.

Why We Love This Deal

This newly branded Le Meridien hotel puts you within a 15-minute walk of the Art Institute of Chicago, the Field Museum and lush Grant Park. 

Travelzoo members can save 30% (that's easily $100 per night) on stays this summer and fall, arguably the best time of year to see the Windy City.

What's Included

  • Check in to a Classic King Room, most dates July 3 - Nov. 30:
    • $218-$269 per night … Sundays-Thursdays
    • $244-$360 per night … Fridays-Saturdays
  • We've also negotiated discounted stays in December, starting at $128 per night
  • Classic Two Double Rooms are available, starting at +$26 per night
  • Travelzoo-member perk: Waived destination fee (reg. US$15 plus tax per night); this covers Wi-Fi, bike rentals, in-room coffee, access to the fitness centre and personal trainer via the FitBod app, and bottled water

What You Need to Know

  • Cancellation Policy: Cancellations must be made at least 24 hours before arrival
  • Price based on up to two guests sharing a room; higher rates apply for additional guests
  • Children 17 and under stay free of charge when using existing hotel bedding
  • Valet parking is US$72 plus tax per night
  • Pet-friendly; additional fees apply
  • For more details, see "Policies" and "Amenities" sections

Why We Love This Hotel

  • All rooms feature floor-to-ceiling windows, offering views of Grant Park, Lake Michigan and Buckingham Fountain
  • Grant Park Bistro is the restaurant on site, but you'll also be steps from restaurants that include Lou Malnati's Pizzeria and Devil Dawgs, where you can eat deep-dish pizza and try Chicago-style hot dogs
  • Easy public transit — the L train is a five-minute walk from the hotel, helping you reach all points of the city



  • Infant cots / cribs
  • Bar
  • Gym / fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • Pet-friendly
  • 100% smoke-free


  • 24-hour front desk

Room amenities

  • Air-conditioning
  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Fridge
  • Flatscreen TV


  • Internet access


  • Bathrobes
  • Hair-dryer
  • Luxury toiletries
  • Bathtub or shower


  • Valet service (fees apply)


  • Accessible bathroom in some rooms
  • Accessible meeting room
  • Accessible restaurant
  • ADA compliant rooms
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible


Check-in: Standard Time is 4pm.
Minimum age required to check in: 21.

Checkout: Standard Time is 11am.

Children and additional guests: Children 17 and under stay free of charge when using existing bedding.
Crib/Pack 'n Play available upon request: free of charge.
Extra beds are not available.
Extra guest charges will apply as follows:
US$10 plus tax per night for older children and adults.

Pets: Pets are allowed on request.
A Non-refundable cleaning fee of US$75 per stay will be charged upon arrival.
Maximum weight: 10 kg.

Maximum of 1 pet per room.

Fees: Valet service fee: US$72 plus tax per day.
A resort/facility fee of US$15 plus tax, per night will be added to the total price of your stay upon check out.

The valet service fee includes in and out privileges.

The resort/ facility fee includes:

  • Wi-fi
  • Bottled water
  • Bike rental
  • Access to fitness center and personal trainer via FitBod app
  • In-room coffee
  • Local phone calls
  • Scanning/faxing services

Note: The resort/ facility fee is waived when booking the "Travelzoo Deal" rate.

Additional details: Due to local and state guidelines, some amenities and services may be limited or closed during your visit; please contact the hotel for more details.

Up to 30% Off

$218 / night


When You Can Go

July 3 - Nov. 30; December dates are also discounted

Have a Question? Contact Travelzoo.

Customer Service available Mon-Sun, 9am-9pm ET

Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.

Please note: Some amenities and services may not be available in all rooms or may incur an additional charge. All prices stated have been verified at the time of publication and may vary at the discretion of the hotel.

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