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Buckingham Athletic Club

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   440 South Lasalle Street, 40th Floor, Chicago, IL 60605
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We come downtown often for overnight weekend stays. This trip we came with someone who had a certificate so we paid an Expedia price to join them. The views are spectacular, very quiet hotel and an old time feel. Being located in the financial district, this also brings many things closed in the immediate area and cold only so-so continental... More

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Des Moines, Iowa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed this hotel. Located on the 40th floor, we had an awesome view of Lake Michigan and the museum campus. Wish we would have done a city view instead though! Sears tower and other buildings are on the other side. Room was very spacious and clean. The elevator transfer was not an issue at all. Downsides were the reception... More

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Bristol
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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Hotel is on the 40th floor of an office block which is on top of the old stock exchange. The hotel reception is the security desk of the office block. So little know, don't be worried if even the taxi drivers don't know its there (as ours didn't). Centrally positioned right in the loop. you get your keys and have... More

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Paris, France
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

The hotel is difficult to find and the check-in is completed by an individual at a security desk in the lobby of an office building. Take the elevator to the 39th floor, change to another elevator to the 40th floor and there are your rooms. The rooms were spacious, clean, well appointed and provided a wonderful view of downtown Chicago,... More

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

This hotel was very nice, it's in a quite part of town in the finance district. The reception is manned by security who were very helpful. The room was clean (maybe a little dated). I would definitely stay again.

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Costa Teguise, Spain
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

it is very diffecult to find the entrance. when we finaly reached the reception desk, the welcome was very unfriendly and after the clerk entered our credit card details wrongly, the card was blocked the whole time during our stay. the room was large, but very stuffy and very noisy, due to the L passing . the bathroom was mouldy... More

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Waltham Cross
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Booking.com reference 109498906 10 – 16 June The hotel is on the 40th floor of an office block which it shares with a restaurant. Reception on the ground floor is manned by building security and a hotel desk clerk. There is no 24/7 hotel management on site. An OK breakfast served on the 3rd floor weekdays (3 lifts), and a... More

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Bristol, U.K.
2 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I stayed here for just the one night at the start of a tour of the States. I arrived on a Saturday and the general area was quiet being the financial district. Once I got to the 40th floor where the hotel is located, it was so quiet I felt like I was the only one there. Peaceful yet ghostly.... More

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

The Buckingham Athletic Club Hotel. At first this place seems strange - perched atop an office block. And the athletic club is on a different floor using a different elevator. Then you enter your room and get one of the best views of Chicago and the Lake. The athletic club pool opens at 5a.m. and with breakfast starting at 6:30... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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8 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

Excellent hotel located on the 40th floor of Chicago Stock Exchange building. The location is perfect and most of the famous tourist spots are in the vicinity. It is well connected to the train service as well with station located right below the building. Lots of eating places are also located nearby. The building has heavy security as the 39... More

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Address: 440 South Lasalle Street, 40th Floor, Chicago, IL 60605
Location: United States > Illinois > Chicago
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Buckingham Athletic Club 4*
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