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The James Chicago

55 E. Ontario

Chicago, IL

41.893282 -87.626466

111 Reviews

First reviewed by Anne

  1. “The James is a very hip hotel - has great workout facilities and a cool bar area as well as steakhouse restaurant. The rooms were not very well equipped (there are no drawers to unpack your clothes if your stay is longer than a weekend) and some of the fixings were quite cheap and broken (the track door to the bathroom looked cool but fell off the track the first time we moved it, and the robe hanger in the bathroom was falling off the wall). Otherwise, the services was good and the hotel is very well situated. Two thumbs up to their concierge service which never disapointed!”

    Rachelle

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  2. “We stayed at the hotel with 2 of our children and the staff was very accommodating. They always remembered our name and were very helpful. The room was perfect with kids as there was a large table where they could sit & play. Also perfect location.”

    Margo

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  3. “Great location, fabulous gym and good service with a location that has you in walking distance to the best of Chicago. The restuarant is the only area that lets the hotel down.”

    John

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  4. “They have 95% of it right. They need better shower curtains and need to cover up the exposed bolts on the Bathroom's sliding door. The Bed, furniture, MP3player, Internet, etc. are great. I just can't understand why they would fumble the ball at the 2 yard line...”

    James

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  5. “The hotel for the price was unbelievable; the details were covered in the rooms with nice design and good clean touches. Design and architecture books about the city were nice little additions that made you realize it was all about style. Also the little maps the hotel gave with room keys were a nice touch. Great experience, Parking was expensive but I did expect that before hand. I would highly recommend The James to anyone looking for a well designed hotel with the details done right.”

    Kevin

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  6. “James Hotel is cool and charming, sometimes people working there are a bit rude (especially considering the typical chicagoan kindness).”

    mariafelicita

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  7. “Hard to close bathroom door, the railing kept falling off. Wish there was a copy machine to use in the business center.”

    Courtney

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  8. “Very good public spaces with quirky, interesting artwork. The staff is helpful, efficient and relaxed - not too much clamping on, a real bore at some other hotels (if I say I want to carry my own bags up, that is what I mean). Very comfortable bed.”

    Padraig

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  9. “We arrived tired from a day of hard travel w/ a box of fish that needed attention. The staff couldn't have been more helpful & kept fish in their freezer for the duration of our stay. All questions about restaurants and public transport were cheerfully answered & luggage minded after we checked out. Great service!”

    Patricia

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  10. “It was my birthday so i had a big room with a few friends...everything was to our liking...good concierge and great lobby!!”

    Issam B

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  11. “Very friendly, unpretentious staff. Great value for the money. The mini-bar that's not mini (ie they have 0.3 liter bottles of alcohol available) was a good touch.”

    Sean

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  12. “Fab boutique hotel just off the Miracle Mile. Well stylish, love this place.”

    Alasdair

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