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21C Museum Hotel Chicago vs The Langham, Chicago

Both properties are rated very highly by professional reviewers writing for major publications. Overall, The Langham, Chicago scores marginally better than The James Chicago-Magnificent Mile. The Langham, Chicago comes in at #12 in Chicago with endorsements from 16 reviewers including Frommer's, Time Out and Star Service.

21C Museum Hotel Chicago
21C Museum Hotel Chicago
8 / 10
55 East Ontario, Chicago, IL 60611
From $167 /night
  • Pet Friendly
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Restaurant
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Michelin Guide Michelin Guide
"A great location in River North coupled with a trendy atmosphere make this hotel the perfect package."
Frommer's Frommer's
"A boutique hotel of the sleek, minimalist variety, the James is aimed at sophisticated travelers who prefer luxury with a contemporary spin." Full review
Concierge Concierge
"A downtown hotel that is both stylishly luxurious and a showcase for eclectic artwork."
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When to go: Late spring and early fall, to avoid blustery winters and sweltering summers.
Fodor's Fodor's
"Sleek and contemporary, this boutique hotel has a prime location on Rush Street." Full review
Jetsetter Jetsetter
"Buzzy Chicago stay with a hip cocktail bar and a swank steakhouse just off the Magnificent Mile." Full review
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The Langham, Chicago
The Langham, Chicago
9 / 10
330 North Wabash Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611
From $293 /night
  • Pet Friendly
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
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Star Service Star Service
"The converging midcentury and Asian themes are notable, but its commendable service, dining and accommodations are what make it a standout." Full review
Gayot Gayot
"When it opened in London in 1865, the original Langham Hotel was considered Europe'€™s first 'grand hotel.'."
Frommer's Frommer's
"If Downton Abbey was transported in time and place to Chicago, it would be The Langham, where a team of butlers awaits you if you’re a Langham Club member." Full review
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Be sure to visit the mid-century modern bar, Travelle Bar and Lounge on the second floor, a romantic spot with incredible views.
Fodor's Fodor's
"A Mies van der Rohe-designed skyscraper is now home to the city's hottest stay, The Langham." Full review
Condé Nast Traveler Condé Nast Traveler
Readers' Choice Award
"Located in downtown Chicago within walking distance of Grant Park and the Magnificent Mile, The Langham is a luxury hotel that's ideal for vacationers or the business traveler." Full review
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