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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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    Overview
    • Excellent65%
    • Very good26%
    • Average6%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible1%
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    Free Wifi
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We stayed here for our vacation. We decided to splurge and thought we were getting a more upscale experience. The room was a disappointment because of size, decor and comfort. The location is great and our view was great. I would not recommend this hotel...More

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    Response from TheJamesChiGM, General Manager at The James Chicago-Magnificent MileResponded 6 days ago

    Hello Melissa L, Thank you for giving us your honest review and for staying with us, it is highly appreciated. I am satisfied that you enjoyed the location as well as the view but truly sorry for the room. Our rooms will vary in layout,...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    The James is what a boutique is meant to be. The deco is very nice and unique. The reading room/library lobby is not something you often see in a hotel. Staff working there are super friendly. My room on the 5th floor is with decent...More

    Thank Chen W
    Response from TheJamesChiGM, General Manager at The James Chicago-Magnificent MileResponded 1 week ago

    Hello Chen W, Thank you for your review and for staying at The James Chicago. We are very grateful for the kind words you have to add about our property and staff but on the other side I am sorry to see that you have...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Probably one of the best hotel experiences I've ever had! Even better than the Peninsula. Your hotel is managed incredibly well with everything well thought out and anticipated. Your service is 5-star+. Every single person on your staff as friendly as can be. Quietly always...More

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    Response from TheJamesChiGM, General Manager at The James Chicago-Magnificent MileResponded 1 week ago

    Hello Kris V, Thank you for your review, it is highly appreciated. I am grateful of the nice and kind comments you have to write about our property, staff, philosophy we go by and the way we approach situations. I am glad you fully enjoyed...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Excellent experience given the challenges of planning a very special event from 2,000 miles away. Terrific staff: attentive, resourceful. Delicious food. Hotel staff: friendly, helpful, "stealth like".

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    Response from TheJamesChiGM, General Manager at The James Chicago-Magnificent MileResponded 1 week ago

    Hello kjersten, Thank you for your review, it is highly appreciated. Thank you for the kind compliments about our staff and hotel. We are looking forward to welcome you again at The James. Warm Regards, Stephen Blackford

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Stayed for two nights but would have stayed longer. Two blocks from Michigan Avenue and well appointed for sight seeing and tourists. Nothing was too much trouble for the staff who were welcoming and friendly. Ate in the restaurant after our first night and was...More

    Thank Sara W
    Response from TheJamesChiGM, General Manager at The James Chicago-Magnificent MileResponded 1 week ago

    Hello Sara W, Thank you for taking the time to review us, it is highly appreciated. We are grateful for the nice words you had to bring up about our staff, restaurant and hotel. Looking forward to accommodate you for another stay. Warm Regards, Stephen...More

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    20 July 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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    3 April 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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