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The James Chicago-Magnificent Mile

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Reviewed 18 December 2015

I had a great stay at the James, my room was spacious, modern and comfortable. The location worked out well for me, and there were good restaurants nearby which made the stay easy. Would happily stay here again.

Thank Paula S
Response from TheJamesChiGM, General Manager at The James Chicago-Magnificent MileResponded 19 December 2015

Dear Paula S, Thank you for taking the time to write about your experience. I'm happy to see that you have enjoyed your stay and our location. I'm looking forward to welcome you back soon. Thank you again, Stephen Blackford

Reviewed 17 December 2015 via mobile

My wife and have visited Chicago a half dozen times in the last few years. This time around we reprised a stay at The James, just off Michigan at Ontario. We enjoyed this stay more than any other. You can't beat the location, the friendly...More

Thank Donald W
Response from TheJamesChiGM, General Manager at The James Chicago-Magnificent MileResponded 19 December 2015

Dear Donald W, Thank you for the great review. It is nice that we provided you with excellent service and you had everything you need at the James! I look forward to meet you in person and welcome you back on your next stay with...More

Reviewed 16 December 2015

We stayed at The James based on its "boutique" reputation, but were terribly disappointed. Aside from the location, this hotel does not have much going for it. The bathrooms were worse than a Holiday Inn Express with the shower in the tub and an uninspired...More

Thank Devo18
Response from TheJamesChiGM, General Manager at The James Chicago-Magnificent MileResponded 19 December 2015

Dear Devo18, Thank you for taking the time to respond to our survey and share your concerns about your recent stay. It is with your feedback that we are able to improve and provide a superior guest experience. I appreciate your opinion on our bathroom...More

Reviewed 16 December 2015

We stayed at the James for 3 nights and really enjoyed it. The location is perfect for visiting the sights of Chicago. You can walk to the museums, the Loop, and all of the Magnificent Mile. Plenty of wonderful restaurants nearby. The room was spacious...More

Thank oakley1894
Response from TheJamesChiGM, General Manager at The James Chicago-Magnificent MileResponded 19 December 2015

Dear oakley1894, Thank you for your review. I'm happy to see that you have enjoyed your stay and our location. We are in a great area with many shopping and dinning destinations. Most importantly is that our staff was able to provide you with great...More

Reviewed 16 December 2015

Very clean hotel and a very friendly staff that went above and beyond to make our stay amazing !! When we go back to visit Chicago we will definitely stay at the James as we had a wonderful experience !!!More

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Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Hotel Amenities
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Business Centre with Internet Access
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Breakfast Available
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Air Conditioning
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USD 163 - USD 493 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#14 Romantic Hotel in Chicago
#15 Spa Hotel in Chicago
#26 Business Hotel in Chicago
#28 Family Hotel in Chicago
#33 Luxury Hotel in Chicago
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
USD 163 - USD 493 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#14 Romantic Hotel in Chicago
#15 Spa Hotel in Chicago
#26 Business Hotel in Chicago
#28 Family Hotel in Chicago
#33 Luxury Hotel in Chicago
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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ebalas126
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Response from Ian B | Reviewed this property |
unfortunately, no clue.
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190tug
30 October 2017|
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Response from vfswope | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure about that we didn’t use the service. We did go to Happy Hour each night for wine and nibbles.
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Awaz J
4 August 2017|
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Response from WoodburyKid | Reviewed this property |
I would say it's not anti kid, but it's definitely an adult environment. Other than taking out the bikes there's probably not a lot of kid activities.
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"We had a 6th floor room facing the back so generally quiet because of this some vent fan noise. Probably..."
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"6th floor was ok.No view"
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"The window frame in the room #803 was broken allowing noise and cold into the room. The lighting is poor at..."
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"We stayed in 519; this would be a nice room for a small party too."
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