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The Buckingham Club

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Jupiter, Florida
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16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Really had a great time at this hotel, I have great and ok feelings about this hotel. Everything about this hotel is awesome the location, staff, view, price, gym are all top notch. But there are a few things that I would improve on. The rooms are a little dated, worm spots on towel racks and fixtures just looks cheap.... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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40 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

The staff make this Hotel: Angela at the Front Desk and Merlan in Reservations made our recent stay so successful. The view of Lake Michigan and the Buckingham Fountain from our room was mesmerising. The ease of transport from O’Hare airpot on the Blue line was fantastic, and the options from the LaSalle/van Buren station made it so east to... More 

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Thank Felicity J
Aberdeen
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12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I selected this hotel because it looked good and was walking distance from the L train from the airport. It's also walking distance to Union a station from where we were departing. Location is brilliant, in the heart of a vibrant city. The lake views from our room were stunning. Room was beautiful and well appointed. Staff greeted us with... More 

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Thank BrendaBill
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We are so happy that you had such a good experience with us. Thank you very much for taking the time to review and comment about your stay. We hope to see you again soon. More 

Algodones, New Mexico
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When we first checked in, front desk clerk gave us breakfast vouchers that she said were only good on Friday & Monday. She neglected to tell us that Monday the breakfast eatery would be closed and most of Chicago in that area would be closed. We had to walk quite a ways to find breakfast. In-room dining had the wrong... More 

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Thank Karleen G
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We appreciate you taking the time to review your stay with us. Please know that we are so sorry to hear that your experience with us was not up to our standards. Your comments will allow us to further review our policies and help to improve our guests experience. We do hope you will give us another try next time... More 

New York City, New York
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely awful! Horrible useless staff, old tired rooms, no hotel amenities, awful bed and pillows, minimum of 2 elevators to get to the rooms. This is a "secure" office building with an ill conceived hotel stuck on the top floor. Do not even consider staying here.

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Thank Susan O
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Hi, I am so sorry to read about your experience with us. Please contact me directly to further discuss the issues you had with your stay. I can be reached at joconnor@kempersports.com or please call me at 312-663-8900. Sincerely, John O'Connor General Manager More 

Gainesville, Florida
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A rather unique hotel with very nice rooms. I did find a few long hairs (mine are short) in the bathroom. However, other than that the room was excellent. The drink and snack bar were obscenely expensive, but the staff and hospitality were excellent. I had forgotten my phone charger and the hostess loaned me her own charger for the... More 

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Thank Wildkit76
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Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. We are quite pleased to read that you had a good stay with us. We do love our views and always strive to match that experience with the rest of your stay. We hope you consider us again. More 

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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was a wonderful 3 night stay. Surely be back here. Surely recommend friends to go for it. Close to to down town close to metra and subways. Eateries are also nearly 3 mints walk. Safe place wonderful for family stay. Cons: walls are thin if you have noisy neighbours you may here noise. Weekends onky have free brakefast. Plan... More 

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Thank drsckol
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Just a quick note of thanks for taking the time to review your stay with us. We are happy to read that you had such a pleasant experience. We look forward to serving you again on your next visit to Chicago. More 

Kansas City, Missouri
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016

The best feature of this hotel is the view it offers, although it appears that not all rooms are equally good from that perspective. From our window we had a great view of the Sears Tower on one side and the lake on the other. It was truly breathtaking. Now for the rest of it. The hotel was somewhat difficult... More 

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Thank Dasha L
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Thank you Dasha for taking the time to review us and for your comments. Your feedback is what helps us to continue to improve the guest experience. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your room but we will continue to work on the signage issue relating to the garage. We do hope you will come back again. More 

Columbus, Ohio
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14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

Found this hotel as a Hotwire deal and it was a great surprise. I don't normally do boutique hotels but I figured I would try it. After reading reviews I was concerned about checking in and such but I found the process just as easy as any other hotel. The location is great being right off the loop and near... More 

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Thank you Shawn for taking the time to review us. I'm happy to see you enjoyed the room. We do take every comment to heart and will use your stay as an opportunity to improve the guest experience. We are also exploring options relating to making the hotel even more green so I appreciate you noticing the building itself being... More 

Kaohsiung, Taiwan
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8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

The hotel is hidden in a financial building with limited quantity of rooms. The location of the hotel is quite convenient. The most amazing thing of the stay is to enjoy the breath-taking view from the window of our room on 40th floor. We even took the deep dish pizza back to the room in order not to miss the... More 

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Thank Yuju1217
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Thank you so much for taking the time to review us. We are happy to see you enjoyed your stay. Many of our guests do love the views AND the deep dish. Wonderful combination that is unique in Chicago. More 

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Downtown / The Loop
Often visitors' first stop in Chicago, The Loop is a good starting point to sample the city's energy and flavor. This central business district boasts Michelin-rated restaurants, upscale hotels, premier shopping, and enough arresting architecture to keep your camera busy for hours. You won’t find too many photo galleries of downtown Chicago without a shot of Millennium Park and Cloud Gate (“The Bean”), one of the most iconic landmarks in the city. A stunning skyline coupled with cultural attractions like the Art Institute of Chicago present a Downtown where work and play peacefully coexist.
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Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Buckingham Club Hotel is the ultimate urban oasis for a romantic getaway right in the heart of downtown Chicago. The Buckingham Club Hotel provides an intimate and quiet stay complemented by high-end, modern amenities, such as a fully equipped fitness center, touting boutique classes, golf, boxing and yoga, along with a luxurious spa, pool and Jacuzzi to unwind after a busy day in the city. It truly is the best of both worlds and leaves the traveler with everything he or she might need to feel both at home and away. With only a select number of rooms and suites, guests can enjoy VIP service by welcoming and attentive staff members. The Buckingham Club, in its unconventional and unexpected design and amenities, allows travelers to experience the beauty and energy of Chicago from a luxurious, secluded and restorative Penthouse setting. Book your reservation today. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Buckingham Club

Address: 440 S La Salle St, 40th Floor, Chicago, IL 60605-1028
Location: United States > Illinois > Chicago > Downtown / The Loop
Price Range: $175 - $379 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Buckingham Club 3.5*
Number of rooms: 21
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Also Known As:
Buckingham Athletic Club Hotel Chicago
Buckingham Athletic Hotel
Hotel Style:
#64 Romantic Hotel in Chicago
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