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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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    Reviewed 13 May 2015

    I booked a promo rate on TripAdvisor -- 3 nights for the price of 2 -- for my first time trip to Chicago last week. I absolutely loved The James! Every aspect of my stay exceeded my expectations. Room 310. Plenty of space and spotless....More

    Thank Joanna N
    Response from TheJamesChiGM, General Manager at The James Chicago-Magnificent MileResponded 17 May 2015

    Dear Joanna N, Thank you for your feedback. I'm happy to see that you had wonderful stay. It is nice that you took advantage of our location and you enjoyed your room. I'm looking forward to welcome you back soon. Thank you again, Stephen Blackford

    Reviewed 13 May 2015

    Just got back Monday from another amazing stay at The James. We arrived mid afternoon Friday and stayed in a King Apartment Room. The room was amazing, spotless, 12th floor. the shower and bed were so great as well as the additional area in the...More

    Thank Julie G
    Response from TheJamesChiGM, General Manager at The James Chicago-Magnificent MileResponded 17 May 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

    Reviewed 11 May 2015

    Amazing decor, great rooms, and incredibly friendly staff. Absolutely ZERO complaints about the hotel itself, but the noise from the street (even up on the 10th floor) was absolutely overwhelming at times, even in the middle of the night. Other than replacing windows and adding...More

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    Thank Adam S
    Response from TheJamesChiGM, General Manager at The James Chicago-Magnificent MileResponded 17 May 2015

    Dear adam_schwartzberg, Thank you for taking time to write about your recent stay. We greatly appreciate your feedback and I am very happy to see that you have enjoyed your stay. It is nice that you took advantage of our location and you enjoyed your...More

    Reviewed 11 May 2015

    I arrived a day early for a sales meeting and the meeting hotel, which was one block away, offered an outrageous rate. So I searched for a hotel with a lower rate and came across The James. Check-in was offered online the day prior to...More

    Thank AcworthNurse
    Response from TheJamesChiGM, General Manager at The James Chicago-Magnificent MileResponded 17 May 2015

    Dear SmyrnaNurse, Thank you for taking the time to fill out our online Guest Satisfaction Survey. We really appreciate you feedback and I am happy to see that you have enjoyed your stay. On behalf of our team we look forward to welcome you back...More

    Reviewed 11 May 2015 via mobile

    Well, I booked this hotel through an internet "secret deal". After the hotel name was revealed to me, I was excited to see the hotel's ranking on tripadvisor. The hotel isn't bad but to me it is nowhere near exceptional. Our room had tired dark...More

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    Response from TheJamesChiGM, General Manager at The James Chicago-Magnificent MileResponded 17 May 2015

    Dear Tdily, 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 am sorry to hear the design...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
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    • Room Service
    • 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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    • US$176 - US$502 (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
    • #30 Luxury Hotel in Chicago
    • #33 Family Hotel in Chicago
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    • Suites ,
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    • Number of rooms
    • 297
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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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    20 July 2017|
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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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    "We stayed in one of the loft rooms, excellent value...and very large! We had our dog and son with us and..."
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    "Ask for the higher floor where the rooms are more quiet from street noise."
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    "quiet rooms are possible but you have to ask at check-in"
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    "Ask for a room away from Ontario St. (street noise might not be bad)"
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