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The James Chicago-Magnificent Mile

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Reviewed November 4, 2015

I stayed just one night at the James but am already looking forward to coming back! I booked thru a discount site as this was a last-minute trip and couldn't be happier that this is the hotel that I was given! Since I was only...More

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1  Thank amunzenberger
Response from TheJamesChiGM, General Manager at The James Chicago-Magnificent MileResponded November 6, 2015

Dear amunzenberger, Thank you for your great review. 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 November 3, 2015

Certainly agree with most reviewers about the A+ location and great clean, modern design of the hotel. Our room was a pretty good size and the bed was incredibly comfortable. The biggest con of the stay was the bathroom - while it was good looking,...More

1  Thank jpknu08
Response from TheJamesChiGM, General Manager at The James Chicago-Magnificent MileResponded November 4, 2015

Dear jpknu08, Thank you for your great review. I am so glad you enjoyed your room and especially the service and friendliness of my team. We are very proud of the service we provide. On behalf of my team we look forward to welcome you...More

Reviewed November 1, 2015

The James is a warm, welcoming hotel with a comfortable modern vibe to it. The woods, metals, and leather used in the lobby makes it feel very chic. The darker woods and neutral browns used in the room decor has a very posh masculine feel....More

Thank Christine D
Response from TheJamesChiGM, General Manager at The James Chicago-Magnificent MileResponded November 4, 2015

Dear Christine D, Thank you so much for your review. I appreciate your opinion on our rooms and hopefully during our next renovation that will be something we can improve. It is nice that we provided you with excellent service. I'm looking forward to welcome...More

Reviewed October 29, 2015

There is much to love about this hotel: spacious rooms, free Wi-Fi, good service and, most of all, a 2 p.m. checkout. It’s a design-oriented boutique hotel in a great location, just a few blocks from the subway and near Eataly and Michigan Avenue shopping....More

Thank TravelerNYC2013
Response from TheJamesChiGM, General Manager at The James Chicago-Magnificent MileResponded November 4, 2015

TravelerNYC2013, 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 dining destinations. I'm looking forward to welcome you back soon! Thank you again, Stephen Blackford

Reviewed October 29, 2015

I've said it before and will say it again. I just absolutely love staying here. This time we checked in with our new dog (Chica, a 5lb Chihuahua) and we just had the most amazing time. Check in went smoothly and were in our room...More

Thank Julie G
Response from TheJamesChiGM, General Manager at The James Chicago-Magnificent MileResponded November 4, 2015

Dear Julie G, 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

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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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US$178 - US$533 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
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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
Room types
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janeyjane70
April 30, 2018|
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Response from johnbV5467KB | Reviewed this property |
There was not a coffee maker in the room, but there was an electric hot water kettle in our king apartment room. They provided instant Starbucks coffee packets and tea packets.
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ebalas126
February 27, 2018|
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Response from Dave E | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure best to ring the hotel directly
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190tug
October 30, 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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"Business travelers should avoid"
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"The couch in the room was quite uncomfortable and the cushions didn't stay on it at all. Everything else..."
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