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    The James Chicago-Magnificent Mile

    55 East Ontario, Corner of Rush and Ontario, Chicago, IL 60611-2727
    (312) 337-1000
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    Reviewed 20 June 2015

    The James is a perfectly good hotel in a very desirable part of downtown Chicago. It has that boutique feel to it, with the comfortable, small lobby leading directly to the very good David Burke's Primehouse restaurant. Rooms are decent sized and decorated in a...More

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    Response from TheJamesChiGM, General Manager at The James Chicago-Magnificent MileResponded 23 June 2015

    Dear Chris D, Thank you for the great review. It is nice that we provided you with excellent service and you had everything you need at the James! I look forward to meet you in person and welcome you back on your next stay with...More

    Reviewed 18 June 2015 via mobile

    This was our first time at the James and Chicago as well. We loved the whole vibe of the hotel...organic...artsy. The staff was extremely friendly and helpful and not phoney. The concierge Alexandra Green was terrific in helping us with our White Sox tickets. We...More

    2  Thank Nicholas B
    Response from TheJamesChiGM, General Manager at The James Chicago-Magnificent MileResponded 23 June 2015

    Dear Nicholas B, Thank you for your feedback. I'm happy to see you enjoyed your stay and I appreciate your comments about our staff. We are very proud of our service and do all we can to make our guests stay memorable. I'm looking forward...More

    Reviewed 18 June 2015

    Rooms are dated in comparison when I stayed there 5 years ago, however staffs are very friendly and they remembered your name, with Davidburke steakhouse downstairs, it is always a big plus. Their dry aged steak is simply amazing. On a different note, it is...More

    Thank Sq_1980
    Response from TheJamesChiGM, General Manager at The James Chicago-Magnificent MileResponded 23 June 2015

    Dear Sq_1980, Thank you for the great review.I'm happy to see that you have enjoyed our service,location and David Burke's Primehouse . Also, we are fortunate to be in this location so our guest can walk to many great restaurants and shopping destinations. I’m looking...More

    Reviewed 15 June 2015 via mobile

    Liked the hotel for its location and uncomplicated atmosphere! Very helpful staff - rooms were ok - bathrooms too small and not very functional but ok if you stay for two days...a little noisy- walking distance to Hubbard street where you can find lots of...More

    Thank bib1970
    Response from TheJamesChiGM, General Manager at The James Chicago-Magnificent MileResponded 23 June 2015

    Dear bib1970, Thank you so much for your review. I appreciate your opinion on our bathroom and hopefully during our next renovation that will be used to improve out hotel. It is nice that we provided you with excellent service. I'm looking forward to welcome...More

    Reviewed 15 June 2015 via mobile

    We were delighted with the clean, spacious room. The location was within walking distance of shopping on the Magnificent Mile, favorite Chicago restaurants and Grant Park's site for the Blues Fest. Staff was both friendly and competent. We would return!More

    Thank 996lawrencew
    Response from TheJamesChiGM, General Manager at The James Chicago-Magnificent MileResponded 17 June 2015

    Dear 996lawrencew, Thank you for the great review. I'm happy to see that you had wonderful stay. It is nice that we provided you with excellent service and you had everything you need at the James. I’m looking forward to welcome you back. Thank you...More

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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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