Book your room at The James Chicago
Stylish boutique hotel and spa on Magnificent Mile
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Chicago's liveliest strip
Right on Magnificent Mile, The James Chicago puts guests in the middle of Chicago's famed shopping district filled with boutiques and restaurants. A 5-minute drive is all it takes to get to Millennium Park or the Museum of Contemporary Art.
Steaks and spa treatments
David Burke’s Primehouse is one of Chicago's most renowned steakhouses - and before a slap-up meal, guests can take advantage of a full-service fitness center and luxury spa. Also fun are the quirky, environmentally friendly perks like bikes to borrow and free, triple-distilled water.
High-tech rooms with art
Sleek, designer guestrooms have high-tech amenities including free WiFi and smart TVs which can stream music from personal devices. Specially commissioned artworks, eco-friendly Keetsa® pillows, and a pantry stocked with locally sourced items add a quirky touch.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!
At your hotel
At your hotel
In addition to a full-service spa, The James Chicago features a health club and complimentary bicycles. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. This 4.5-star property offers access to a business center, limo/town car service, and a meeting room.
Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access. Event facilities measure 7000 square feet (650 square meters). This luxury hotel also offers multilingual staff, concierge services, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. Parking is available onsite for a surcharge. A total renovation of this property was completed in July 2011.
The James Chicago is a smoke-free property.
- Complimentary newspapers in lobby
- 24-hour front desk
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Health club
- Business center
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Express check-out
- Limo or Town Car service available
- Multilingual staff
- Total number of rooms - 297
- Express check-in
- Number of floors - 17
- Valet parking (surcharge)
- Wedding services
- Luggage storage
- One meeting room
- Concierge services
- Self parking (surcharge)
- Conference space size (meters) - 650
- Smoke-free property
- Full-service spa
- Free Wi-Fi
- Spa treatment room(s)
- Conference space size (feet) - 7000
Available in all rooms: Free Wi-Fi
Available in some public areas: Free Wi-Fi
Park your car
Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)
In your room
- Air conditioning
- Pay movies
- Premium TV channels
- Hair dryer
- Climate control
- Hypo-allergenic bedding available
- Premium bedding
- Room service (24 hours)
- Cribs/infant beds available
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- Complimentary weekday newspaper
- Daily housekeeping
- Rollaway/extra beds available
- Coffee/tea maker
- Turndown service
- Designer toiletries
- In-room childcare (surcharge)
- Plasma TV
- Iron/ironing board (on request)
- In-room safe
- Private bathroom
- In-room massage available
- Free Wi-Fi
- Pillow menu
Eat and drink
Breakfast is available for a surcharge each morning.
David Burkes Primehouse - This steakhouse specializes in American cuisine. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available.
24-hour room service is available.
A health club and complimentary bicycles are featured at the hotel.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.
- Bicycle rentals nearby
- Hiking/biking trails nearby
- Kayaking nearby
- Sailing nearby
- Windsurfing nearby
- Golfing nearby
- Complimentary bicycles on site
- Yoga classes/instruction on site
The Spa by ASHA has 3 treatment rooms. Services include massages, facials, body wraps, and body scrubs.
- Hot stone massage
- Deep tissue massage
- Prenatal massage
- Couples treatment rooms
- Ayurvedic treatments
- Body wraps
- Body scrubs
- Number of treatment rooms 3
- Body treatments
- Facial treatments
To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.
- Accessible path of travel
- Accessible bathroom
- Roll-in shower
- Accessible parking
- In-room accessibility
- Accessibility equipment for the deaf
- Braille or raised signage
The fine print for The James Chicago
When you arrive
Minimum check-in age is 18
Check-in time starts at 2 PM
When you leave
Check-out time is 2 PM
How you can pay
Accepted at this hotel: American Express, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Pets allowed, Only dogs and cats are allowed, Maximum number of pets per room 2, Pet maximum weight in lb is 25
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
- Valet parking fee: USD 60 per day (in/out privileges)
- Pet fee: USD 75 per room, per stay
- Rollaway bed fee: USD 30 per night
We should mention
Reservations are required for spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Children 18 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section).