Such a great visit. Welcome, helpful staff willing to do whatever they could to make my stay great. Room was very comfortable, loved the bed!
Loved that we could pop in and out of shops and bars and be close enough to our room to drop of bags.
I didn't like the parking fee and noticed it was overpriced compared to other lots in the area. The hotel should include this or offer a discount.
Friendly staff. Great rooms
Great hotel. Can't beat the location.
The location of the James is ideal for visiting the River North area. The room is clean, reasonable size, and comfortable. The staff is friendly and helpful.
Even on the 17th floor, there was a lot of street noise. We could even hear the saxophone player at the corner of Rush and Ohio! We also had a charge for the room honor bar that was added to our bill even though we did not use it. Watch your receipts!
friendly and convenient ,
Enjoyed the One Night Stay
I really loved/liked and grateful we were able to check in early when we arrived early in the morning after our flight. I think it's well worth it especially because we were staying only one night. For my taste, I liked the contemporary classy decor and atmosphere. The atmosphere in our room felt romantic. The king size bed and the comfort of the bed and linen was awesome for my taste. I especially liked the room my friends were staying in. They had a little movie projector room. We paid the same price but they were staying there a little bit longer than we were. But I did like their room. Staff was very friendly and informative when asked about recommendations of transportation and location of places nearby.
Me personally, and just my opinion, we weren't too fond of the shampoo/conditioner and body wash scents.
we were delightfully surprised to find that the hotel had a free "shuttle" when we were headed out for dinner. It really wasn't a shuttle …. more like a very nice, well dressed young man driving a nice sedan to our location. A great touch! The doorman was awesome as well. Very personable, approachable, and helpful.
The art collection was great.
The noise traveled into the rooms from the hallways. It was very easy to hear my neighbors going in & out of their rooms in the morning.
The location is great. Just a block off of Mag Mile if you are there to shop. Trader Joe's across the street if you want to buy snacks/water for the room. Close/walkable to downtown (Loop) and River North neighborhoods. The staff was great and my wife loved the bathroom products (shampoo/conditioner/body wash)
THIS HOTEL IS NOT 5 STAR. Kayak has it listed as 5 star and it is not. Closets are very small...only a couple of feet wide. Not a lot of drawer space. If traveling on business, not easy to work in room.
The James Chicago-Magnificent Mile which received recognition on Travel and Leisures Worlds Best Awards - is located on the corner of Rush and Ontario streets steps from Chicagos famous Michigan Avenue shopping district and renowned museums. The 297-room hotel is known for its signature blend of guest-centric service; warmly modern design and liberated touches. Enjoy convenience at your fingertips with The James Hotels Mobile App and in-room tablet powered by KEYPR offering an intuitive way to discover our amenities and services. Perfect for corporate and social events - The James features 7000 square feet of naturally lit state-of-the-art special event space from leather upholstered seating to the latest in technology such as built-in surround sound and HD SMART TVs. Experience The James Kitchen + Bar offering locally-inspired, seasonal dishes - morning, noon and night. All corporate events provide restaurant-style dining menus. Other highlights include space accommodations ranging from 10 to 300 guests; on-site audio/visual team; complimentary business networking lounge; and a dedicated Conference Services Manager to ensure the success of each event from start to finish regardless of the size.
The James Chicago-Magnificent Mile
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