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Buckingham Athletic Club

440 South Lasalle Street, 40th Floor, Chicago, IL 60605
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Ranked #78 of 177 Hotels in Chicago
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Illinois City, Illinois
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109 reviews 109 reviews
13 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I enjoyed my stay there. The room was very nice and the view and staff were excellent. Its an odd boutique-style hotel that takes up just half of one floor of a 40 story building. The room key is an actual physical key that comes with a one pound cumbersome key ring. They suggest that you leave it at the... More 

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Mansfield, United Kingdom
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69 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Location: we arrived by taxi and it was a little tricky to find the entrance. It is the tallest building on the street and easy to find when you know that. It is less than a two minute walk from the LaSalle L station. Check-in: the reception is in the lobby area of the building. The building is an office... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

If you enjoy surprises and new experiences, you will like the Buckingham Athletic Club Hotel. We've been to Chicago many times and have stayed in chain hotels, luxury hotels, & boutique hotels all over my favorite city. I booked this reservation based on the great rate I found and on the reviews posted here on Trip Advisor. I was concerned... More 

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British Columbia, Canada
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55 hotel reviews
219 helpful votes 219 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Great location next to the loop and breath taking views from the 40th floor make this a fabulous hotel. While it is close to public transportation it is also situated so that you can walk to a lot of interesting locales in the city. The breakfast room is really cool too with picture windows overlooking the streets passing underneath. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

We stumbled across this hotel when researching for our holiday. I always try and book hotels based on accessibility to public transport, and being right on The Loop this hotel fitted the bill perfectly. But location is the least of its virtues... Thanks to the lovely Angela, we were upgraded to a suite due to it being our honeymoon, and... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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26 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

This hotel is exceptional value. We stayed here for 3 nights, initially in a suite and then in a regular room. Many previous reviewers have documented the excellent quality of the rooms. As the facility is adjacent to the Stock Exchange building and next to the Chicago Board of Trade, there are many first class business services immediately available in... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

If you stay in this hotel, you can skip the observation decks in the tallest skyscrapers. The view from the rooms is simply amazing. Ask for a room facing north. I stayed in room 4012 and I had a 180 degrees view of the whole downtown and the lake. The hotel is about 10 minutes walk from the lake and... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We were passing through Chicago by train and found this incredible hotel near the station. It's perfect all-around - a small hotel perched atop the city. Incredible views, breakfast over a main street, executive gym, and a great price for what you get. It's in perfect shape even though a tad out of date. The staff are all helpful too.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015 via mobile

We had a lovely week in Chicago great rooms and the Everest resraurant on the very top was excellent !!!! Highly recommended !!!!! The best part is the full breakfast included in the price is a whole full breakfast with eggs and yougurts etc

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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

What an incredible hotel! Where else can you find a hotel room guaranteed to be on the 40th floor inside the Loop at such a great rate? It was a bit tough finding it initially but once you discover it, you're golden. The gentleman at the desk was great - very friendly. He helped us with the elevator - which... More 

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