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    The James Chicago-Magnificent Mile

    55 East Ontario, Corner of Rush and Ontario, Chicago, IL 60611-2727
    (312) 337-1000
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    Overview
    • Excellent65%
    • Very good26%
    • Average6%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible1%
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    Free Wifi
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    4.5 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 3,171 reviews

    Reviewed yesterday

    I stayed in this hotel traveling with two disabled parents of mine and the staff was so helpful and courteous. I rented scooters to make accessibility in Chicago easier and the staff let us park them where they usually but their bag carts, so we...More

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    Hotel's Favorite
    Reviewed April 8, 2017

    We had the best time during our 1st time being in Chicago for Spring Break. My boys are 17 & 20 and we all had a blast. We picked the perfect hotel! The staff was extremely helpful, friendly, and they truly went out of their...More

    4  Thank JulieBrazee
    Response from TheJamesChiGM, General Manager at The James Chicago-Magnificent MileResponded April 9, 2017

    Dear JulieBrazee, Thank you very much for saying we are the perfect hotel! I am glad to see that you and your boys really enjoyed your spring break while in Chicago. Our staff really does a great job and I am glad to hear that...More

    Reviewed 3 days ago

    Such a lovely boutique hotel! Comfy beds, modern, impeccably clean rooms, and fantastic amenities like free wifi and a great gym and spa. This was the second time I've stayed at The James in Chicago and I'm so glad I did. I even enjoyed a...More

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    Thank jess2art
    Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

    We were in town for work and fun. The hotel is beyond accommodating. We have the kids there and they took such an incredible care of us. We had a very cool room with a media room and oversized bed. Not sure why but so...More

    Thank infernocouture
    Reviewed 5 days ago

    Nice Hotel, Tim Sample the concierge did a fantastic job. Please go see him if you want to know what to do or book anything. Bed and pillows really confortable, room is ok, the door of the washroom (slide type ) is a bit noisy...More

    Thank MS5711
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    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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    • Business Center with Internet Access
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    • $159 - $448 (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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    Awaz J
    August 4, 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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    July 23, 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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    "Ask for a room with a view, its not extra and you will love it!"
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    "I would have enjoyed a coffee pot in the room! There is no microwave!"
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