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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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    Reviewed July 21, 2015 via mobile

    My first impression of the hotel was fair. The room is nice but nothing amazing and the building is small. The longer I stayed the more impressed I was. Everyone I encountered there was exceptional, the location is outstanding and the service can't be beat....More

    Thank Mark-in-Weirton
    Response from TheJamesChiGM, General Manager at The James Chicago-Magnificent MileResponded July 25, 2015

    Dear Mark-in-Weirton, Many thanks for staying with us and providing us with the additional feedback. It is nice that you took advantage of our location .Also, I am happy to hear you enjoyed the customer service provided at our hotel. I'm looking forward to welcome...More

    Reviewed July 20, 2015

    I will not be staying with the James again or recommend this location to others. Upon arrival, I had requested an early check-in for the Penthouse Suite, and adjoining rooms. Although, I realize early check-in is never guaranteed, the front desk staff were very rude,...More

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    Response from TheJamesChiGM, General Manager at The James Chicago-Magnificent MileResponded July 25, 2015

    Dear jennifergX1972RU, Thank you for your review. It is with your feedback that we are able to improve and provide a superior guest experience. Your comfort during your stay is our number one goal. I am sorry to hear that provided you with bad service....More

    Reviewed July 19, 2015 via mobile

    The James is a very nice, modern, and upscale hotel in the heart of Chicago. It's steps from the miracle mile and within walking distance to many downtown points of interest. The hotel has very clean and modern decor. The rooms were on the small...More

    Thank Natalie A
    Response from TheJamesChiGM, General Manager at The James Chicago-Magnificent MileResponded July 26, 2015

    Dear Natalie A, Thank you for your great review. I'm happy to see that you had wonderful stay. It is nice that you took advantage of our location and you enjoyed your room. I'm looking forward to welcome you back. Thank you again, Stephen Blackford

    Reviewed July 19, 2015 via mobile

    Stayed here for a week in late spring. The facilities were perfectly acceptable. The food was good both in room service and at the restaurant and bar in the lobby. The spa was a decent travelers spa and they had available same-day booking. My room...More

    Thank hoorayfarray
    Response from TheJamesChiGM, General Manager at The James Chicago-Magnificent MileResponded July 25, 2015

    Dear hoorayfarray, Thank you for your review of your recent stay with us. We really appreciate you feedback and I am glad you enjoyed your room and location. I am looking forward to see you very soon!! Thank you again, Stephen Blackford

    Reviewed July 17, 2015

    From the good side - My room was well appointed, nice little bar area with a sink, good bathroom. Service is good at the front door but then starts going down as you ascend the hotel. Will say when I had to change my room...More

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    • $129 - $384 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #14 Romantic Hotel in Chicago
    • #16 Spa Hotel in Chicago
    • #26 Business Hotel in Chicago
    • #28 Family Hotel in Chicago
    • #33 Luxury Hotel in Chicago
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    • Number of rooms
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    Response from 1bunbun | Reviewed this property |
    Unfortunately I can’t answer this question, I have no clue as I didn’t use this service!
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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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    "Corner suites may be cold in winter"
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    "Soft bed, but I still slept until 9 AM!"
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    "Tell them you don't want an ADA room."
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