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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 April 9, 2015

    The James Hotel is contemporary & cool with a great location in walking distance to stores, businesses, good restaurants, cinemas, & museums. The staff was friendly. Our room decor was modern & white, a little stark, perhaps. As another reviewer noted, the lights here are...More

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    Response from TheJamesChiGM, General Manager at The James Chicago-Magnificent MileResponded April 11, 2015

    Dear GoGoGeekGirl, Thank you for your review. Reviews like your are very helpful for the future travelers. You include great tips and good descriptions about us. I wish we can offer better views but ,as you said it, we use our "charm" to make up...More

    Reviewed April 8, 2015

    This was my first visit to Chicago and I was very impressed with the level of service provided by this hotel. The room was spacious and well furnished. The bed was super comfy. The bathroom was smallish but ok and the bath was a nice...More

    Thank AmandaC828
    Response from TheJamesChiGM, General Manager at The James Chicago-Magnificent MileResponded April 11, 2015

    Dear AmandaC828, Thank you for your feedback. I'm happy to see that you enjoyed your room and our location. Most importantly is that we provided you with great service which is something we are very proud of! I'm looking forward to welcome you back soon....More

    Reviewed April 8, 2015

    The hotel has nice accommodations, just not impressive. It has little 'common/public' areas, so it doesn't invite you to stay in the hotel. The rooms are quite practical and plain; nothing extra. Interiors are very contemporary and minimal, but they need a little up-keep: you...More

    Thank Luis M
    Response from TheJamesChiGM, General Manager at The James Chicago-Magnificent MileResponded April 11, 2015

    Dear Luis M, Thank you for your feedback. I'm happy to see that your overall stay was great. Comments like yours will help us for the plans in our future renovation. I know we will do all possible to exceed your expectations during your next...More

    Reviewed April 8, 2015

    The James is a lovely place to stay, hovering just on the right side of cool and cosy. It has a great location just of the Magnificent Mile, close to some fairly glamourous shopping. Not that we were in Chicago for that. We got a...More

    Thank lyfliyfhv
    Response from TheJamesChiGM, General Manager at The James Chicago-Magnificent MileResponded April 11, 2015

    Dear lyfliyfhv, Thank you for taking the time and write about your experience. I'm very happy to see that you have enjoyed everything we have offer, from our beds, huge TV's, mini bar, restaurant and our lobby bar. I love when you end your review...More

    Reviewed April 7, 2015

    The james is very nice. The rooms are clean and the hotel is in a great location. I was just not impressed by the spa and the amenities. There is room for improvement. On a good note...the beds are great.More

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    Thank Katie L
    Response from TheJamesChiGM, General Manager at The James Chicago-Magnificent MileResponded April 11, 2015

    Dear Kate L, Thank you for your feedback. I'm happy to see that you enjoyed our beds and our location. I always believe that there is place to improve and be better, comments like yours will lead us there. I'm looking forward to welcome you...More

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    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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    • Dry Cleaning
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    • Business Center with Internet Access
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    • Banquet Room
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    • #14 Romantic Hotel in Chicago
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    bdu
    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 BoozenVacay | Reviewed this property |
    As of 2 weeks ago, they still offer it. We went to use the pool next door but it's REALLY small. None of us ended up using it because of the size.
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    April 3, 2017|
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    Response from TheJamesChiGM | Property representative |
    Hallo ecord74, Yes, Lobby is still under renovation. If everything goes according to plans we will have new lobby on May 1st. Thank you, Stephen
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    "We needed nothing that was not in the room. Well furnished."
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