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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 June 21, 2014

    The James does contemporary in a relaxing welcoming way. This is a 300 room hotel perfectly located about a block off Michigan Ave. I could hear the sirens at night but they weren't right outside my window. It felt very safe to be out walking...More

    Thank Lexi99
    Response from TheJamesChiGM, General Manager at The James Chicago-Magnificent MileResponded June 23, 2014

    Dear Lexi 99, Thank you for taking the time to share about your recent stay with us at The James Chicago. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed our convenient location and comfortable rooms, but most of all, that the advice offered by our...More

    Reviewed June 21, 2014

    I was so happy I've chosen The James hotel for my stay in Chicago this June. The hotel is very cozy, friendly, clean and the stuff is full of hospitality an knowledgable. I especially appreciated the complimentary morning coffee. I can't describe enough the location....More

    Thank Elena K
    Response from TheJamesChiGM, General Manager at The James Chicago-Magnificent MileResponded June 23, 2014

    Dear Elena K, Thank you for taking the time to share about your recent stay with us at The James Chicago. It is an honor to hear that you had a perfect visit, thanks to our convenient location, complimentary coffee, and the remarkable job our...More

    Reviewed June 21, 2014

    The James Chicago is one of those hotels where, although they appear to do everything right, something holds it back from being perfect. Let's talk about the positive points first. The location is excellent. Being a block west of Michigan Avenue, it has the advantage...More

    Thank LemonyLlama
    Response from TheJamesChiGM, General Manager at The James Chicago-Magnificent MileResponded June 23, 2014

    Dear LemonyLlama, Thank you for taking the time to share about your recent stay with us at The James Chicago. It always great to receive candid feedback from our guests and I appreciate the effort you took to write about all aspects of your experience...More

    Reviewed June 19, 2014

    This is a great hotel - from the moment you walk in the door you can tell it's a special place. From the fruit infused water, to the spa, workout room, and the rooms themselves. Every area of this hotel is VERY clean, great ambiance,...More

    Thank Kelly C
    Response from TheJamesChiGM, General Manager at The James Chicago-Magnificent MileResponded June 23, 2014

    Dear Kelly C, Thank you for taking the time to share about your recent stay with us at The James Chicago. I am honored to hear that you enjoyed your visit with us, thanks to our spa, quiet rooms, and most of all, our friendly...More

    Reviewed June 18, 2014

    Very close and convenient to main downtown Chicago activities. Staff was very welcoming and professional. I loved the rooms that are European minimalist in style managing to fit everything you need/want and not look over crowded. Looked bright and fresh. Lots of nice touches including...More

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    Thank Virginia K
    Response from TheJamesChiGM, General Manager at The James Chicago-Magnificent MileResponded June 20, 2014

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    • $167 - $387 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #14 Romantic Hotel in Chicago
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    July 19, 2017|
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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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    Response from coltsejk | Reviewed this property |
    The James is about a mile from the State/Lake stop on orange line. Or you could connect to Red line and get off on Grand stop. The James is 1-2 blocks from the Grand station.
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