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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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    • Excellent65%
    • Very good26%
    • Average6%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible1%
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    Free Wifi
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    11 - 15 of 3,112 reviews

    Reviewed 6 days ago

    Close to shopping and food. Nicely appointed rooms, modern decor, comfortable bed. Adequate service and wifi. Small entry and lobby, not much frontage for parking or drop off. Walking distance to most downtown attractions. Poor sound insulation from hallway noise.

    Thank Foodie_traveler305
    Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

    Loved this hotel. Great location, close to Michigan Avenue, restaurants (Pizzerias Uno and Due only a couple of blocks away) and Trader Joe's just across the street. Excellent staff, concierge Tim very helpful. Valet parking was $65/ nite, but apparently this is common in downtown...More

    Thank roccgt
    Reviewed 6 days ago

    This was my second visit to The James in Chicago, and while the decor is a little shabbier and showing more wear than during my previous stay, the beds are still second to none. Two nights of incredible sleep, and the room was impeccably clean....More

    Thank SarahP1118
    Reviewed 6 days ago

    The James is is a very central location, very close to Magnificent Mile shopping and an easy walk to Millennium Park, the Gold Coast and Oldtown. Many restaurants are nearby and public transportation is close. The service was excellent. We had a room with two...More

    Thank Scott R
    Reviewed 6 days ago

    Excellent hotel with great service. A-Z everybody was super, super and again super friendly. I am very happy to stay in this hotel as we had only 48 hr to tour the city. The location is great. Right in the centre.

    Thank MuzafferAydin
    Hilton Garden Inn Chicago Downtown/Magnificent Mile
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    #63 of 190 hotels in Chicago
     
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    2,720 reviews
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    2,381 reviews
    #86 of 190 hotels in Chicago
     
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    1,454 reviews
    #65 of 190 hotels in Chicago
     
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    • US$ 168 - US$ 417 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #14 Romantic Hotel in Chicago
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    Awaz J
    4 August 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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    24 July 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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