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    The James Chicago-Magnificent Mile

    55 East Ontario, Corner of Rush and Ontario, Chicago, IL 60611-2727
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    Overview
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    Reviewed 20 October 2014

    I stayed here on a recent business trip. It was more expensive than other area hotels but I thought the extra cost was worth it. The staff was over the top and the rooms were very unique with a fair amount of variety. I would...More

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    Response from TheJamesChiGM, General Manager at The James Chicago-Magnificent MileResponded 26 October 2014

    Dear Mark T, Thank you for taking the time to share about your recent stay with us at The James Chicago. I am delighted to hear that you were happy that you chose our hotel, thanks to our uniquely modern rooms, and especially the service...More

    Reviewed 20 October 2014

    Our family of 3 (includes a 10-year-old) found the James convenient and lovely. The rooms were spacious enough for the 3 of us. The bell stand was excellent and even helped our lost Uber driver find us. And, when needing a cab on a busy...More

    Thank Lynn B
    Response from TheJamesChiGM, General Manager at The James Chicago-Magnificent MileResponded 26 October 2014

    Dear Lynn B, Thank you for taking the time to share about your recent stay with us at The James Chicago. I appreciate your generous compliments of our location and David Burke's Primehouse, but it is especially great to hear about the excellent service provided...More

    Reviewed 20 October 2014

    This is a great hotel. It is located at the middle of it all. They welcomed me with grate attitude and professionalism. I felt home. They have very amenities, bicycles, books, wifi, umbrellas. It is a grate hotel.More

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    Thank Carlos C
    Response from TheJamesChiGM, General Manager at The James Chicago-Magnificent MileResponded 22 October 2014

    Dear Carlos C, Thank you for taking the time to share about your recent stay with us at The James Chicago. I am always glad to receive feedback from our guests, but my favorite is when the service provided by our team was the best...More

    Reviewed 20 October 2014

    What was this lucky find, a very personalised and hospitable hotel in the US! Normally they are impersonal and staff seem so busy that one feels kinda intimidated to ask for anything! But not at The James! From arrival with the Bell Men, the Check...More

    Thank Uday P
    Response from TheJamesChiGM, General Manager at The James Chicago-Magnificent MileResponded 22 October 2014

    Dear Uday P, Thank you for taking the time to share about your recent stay with us at The James Chicago. I appreciate your generous compliments of our hotel, but most of all of our entire team and especially that our Chef Concierge Bill assisted...More

    Reviewed 19 October 2014

    This hotel was designed to please the younger more hip traveler but there are some flaws. Dark hallways are not young and hip. They're just dark. Not having Public Television in their cable package is not young and hip, just frustrating and annoying. Having a...More

    1  Thank dric
    Response from TheJamesChiGM, General Manager at The James Chicago-Magnificent MileResponded 22 October 2014

    Dear dric, Thank you for taking the time to share about your recent stay with us at The James Chicago. It is never our goal to provide an average experience, but to exceed your expectations and I am sorry that this did not happen for...More

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    • Business Centre with Internet Access
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    • Banquet Room
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    • US$168 - US$425 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #14 Romantic Hotel in Chicago
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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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    23 July 2017|
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    Response from Andrea K | Reviewed this property |
    I agree on taking the Blue line - that's the most affordable. You could always grab a cab once you are downtown. Otherwise, the taxi/Uber/Lyft, etc. all end up costing about the same ($35-40). Shuttle services will charge... More
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    Response from TheJamesChiGM | Property representative |
    The swimming pool will still be available in the hotel next door and as long as your are guests of The James and you present your key cards you will be given full access to the pool.
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