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What Qualifies a Property to be TAG Approved?®

Enforce non-discriminatory policies including “sexual orientation.”

Treat heterosexual and domestic partners equally in personnel policies.

Provides LGBT diversity and sensitivity training for employees.

Empower customers and employees to be “watchdogs” of its gay and lesbian business practices.

Gives back to their community.

Employs staff who reflect the diversity of their community.

Chicago’s Essex Inn

800 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605


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Neighborhood: South Loop
Number of Rooms: 254
Type of Hotel: Full-Service

From our steel and glass lobby to contemporary rooms with floor-to-ceiling windows to a complimentary all-season rooftop pool, Chicago’s Essex Inn offers amazing views and amazing value.  Located just minutes from the Red Line train which makes stops in Boystown and Andersonville and within walking distance to the Museum Campus and Millennium Park.

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