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The Buckingham Club

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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 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
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 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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1 Thank Shawn N
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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
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Reviewed 19 June 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 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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Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

I have nothing but good things to say about our stay! Everything was great, amazing view, free breakfast, clean room, friendly and helpful staff. Got a great deal on booking.com. We will definitely stay here again next time we visit. Parking was tricky, but it's Chicago, it's tricky to park anywhere. We left our car in the underground garage, and... More 

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Thank you for taking the time to review us and for staying with us. We certainly agree that our views are spectacular. More 

Indianapolis, Indiana
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Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

Booked 3+months prior based on positive comments about the spectacular views...thought I'd spend a bit more here since we were celebrating a special occasion. Is there a "bad" view in this place? Well, yes, you actually can be disappointed. The south views aren't great. The customer service isn't great. At checkin, desk clerk advised me to remember my room number... More 

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1 Thank JBadgers1
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We appreciate you taking the time to review us. We do love our views and have very distinct and varied ones to offer. We hope you stay with us again and we will be able to have you stay in a room with a different view. We love our customers feedback and will use yours to improve our booking and... More 

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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28 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2016

I must admit the hotel is bit confusing, primarily because it only exists on one floor of a much larger building. The benefit to travelers is that the hotel occupies the 40th floor, which provides some stunning view of the financial district of Chicago. There is something memorizing about sitting in a chair by the window and gazing out at... More 

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2 Thank Robert T
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Thank you for your review and for staying with us on your recent visit to Chicago. I'm pleased to see that you enjoyed your stay and that you were able to take in hte city while relaxing in your room. More 

Kalamazoo, MI
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

I think everyone can agree that the hotel offers some amazing views unfortunately that is the one and only good thing about this hotel and the information on here is inaccurate or at least misleading it reads that it offers free breakfast I stayed there there was no free breakfast it also claims that they offer room service will they... More 

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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 May 2016

I am not sure how this property is getting such good reviews. Its not bad, but it isnt that great either. The hotel is in a commercial building. Doesnt look like a hotel. This is just another 3 star hotel with a 5 star price.

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Belmond, Iowa
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2016

The room was awesome! Very clean, we were on the 40th floor, so the night lights and view was amazing. The hotel staff was very friendly and helpful. That being said, it was difficult to find the place. We circled the block about 4 times before finding how to navigate the one way streets, and finding a public place to... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2016

The rooms are on the top floor (40) of the building offering large windows with incredible views. The Club is on the edge of town and feels Old Chicago-ish, even though the building is modern-you even open your hotel door with a real key. If the rooms were upgraded I would rate excellent. There is a meager continental breakfast offering... More 

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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 South Lasalle Street, 40th Floor, Chicago, IL 60605
Region: United States > Illinois > Chicago > Downtown / The Loop
Price Range: ₹ 8,207 - ₹ 24,622 (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
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#64 Romantic Hotel in Chicago
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“Don't think there are bad rooms!”
 of 5 bubbles russelle175, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a Lake view: fabulous!!”
 of 5 bubbles FelicityJ889, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for lake view.”
 of 5 bubbles BrendaBill, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask to inspect room before you settle for it. Ask if their in-room menu is the correct one.”
 of 5 bubbles karleeng2014, 8 Sep 2016 | Read review
“There are no bad views from any of the rooms.The NE corner suite probably has the best views. All rooms have both city and lake views.”
  • Lake view from my north-facing room
  • City view from my north-facing room
  • Panoramic view from my north-facing room
 of 5 bubbles Wildkit76, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
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