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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 2 March 2015

    My partner and I come to Chicago several times a year. We love the City. We have stayed in many downtown Hotels. During our most recent visit, we stayed at the James Hotel, who proved to be a Pleasant Hotel Surprise in Chicago." From the...More

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    Response from TheJamesChiGM, General Manager at The James Chicago-Magnificent MileResponded 4 March 2015

    Dear kenbardach, Thank you for taking the time to share about your recent stay with us at The James Chicago. I am delighted to hear you chose us for your most recent trip to Chicago, and honored by your compliments of our comfortable rooms, recently...More

    Reviewed 2 March 2015

    Wonderful room! Stayed here with my boyfriend and best friend. It was fun and hip. Very roomy. My friend slept on the fun king size movie viewing bed, and my boyfriend and I slept on the queen. Bathroom was sort of small but we made...More

    Thank aweaver94
    Response from TheJamesChiGM, General Manager at The James Chicago-Magnificent MileResponded 4 March 2015

    Dear aweaver94, 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 and your party had a very enjoyable stay, thanks to the expansive layout of our Loft Suite, environmentally...More

    Reviewed 2 March 2015

    Great location...just a block off of Michigan Ave so a little quieter. This hotel has to have one of the most comfortable beds I have ever slept in. You will love them. Lots of little extra touches as well to add to your great experience....More

    Thank jdteeth
    Response from TheJamesChiGM, General Manager at The James Chicago-Magnificent MileResponded 4 March 2015

    Dear jdteeth, Thank you for taking the time to share about your recent stay with us at The James Chicago. I am appreciative of your compliments of our comfortable rooms and amenities, and that the convenient location of our hotel made your visit an enjoyable...More

    Reviewed 2 March 2015

    Have stayed at the James numerous times on business and love the no-attitude yet discerning and accommodating staff, great in-house dining options and gym, modern room and location, location, location, 2PM check out/check in, "sustainable" toiletries and...quiet!/seasoned business clientelle...,my only "can do better" comments are:...More

    Thank lhkilbane
    Response from TheJamesChiGM, General Manager at The James Chicago-Magnificent MileResponded 4 March 2015

    Dear Ihkilbane, Thank you for taking the time to write about your stay with us. I am honored to read that you stay with us whenever your business travels return you to Chicago, and am delighted to read your compliments of our late Checkout time,...More

    Reviewed 24 February 2015

    My friends and I had a fabulous time in Chicago thanks to the five star service from Bill Marcella at Concierge as well as the entire front desk and bell/door staff! I will gladly recommend this hotel and can't wait to come back and stay...More

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    Response from TheJamesChiGM, General Manager at The James Chicago-Magnificent MileResponded 28 February 2015

    Dear FireFly2727, Thank you for taking the time to share about your recent stay with us at The James Chicago. I am always glad to receive feedback from our guests, but my favorite is when the service provided by our team was the best part....More

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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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