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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.

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Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

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.

  • Free WiFi
  • Number of restaurants - 2
  • Full-service spa
  • 24-hour fitness facilities
  • Bar/lounge
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Spa services on site
  • Business center
  • Conference space size (feet) - 7000
  • Conference space size (meters) - 650
  • One meeting room
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Multilingual staff
  • Wedding services
  • Porter/bellhop
  • ATM/banking
  • Elevator/lift
  • Luggage storage
  • Smoke-free property
  • Number of floors - 17
  • Total number of rooms - 297
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Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Minibar
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Plasma TV
  • Cable TV service
  • Premium TV channels
  • Pay movies
  • Premium bedding
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Pillow menu
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Turndown service
  • Free weekday newspaper
  • Free bottled water
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • In-room massage available
  • Hair dryer
  • In-room safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Designer toiletries
  • Free toiletries
  • Phone
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Air conditioning
  • Climate control
  • Private bathroom
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Where to Eat

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.

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Nearby Things to Do

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.

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Spa Services

The Spa by ASHA has 3 treatment rooms. Services include massages, facials, body wraps, and body scrubs.

Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is 2 PM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children under 18 years old stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 30 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

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.

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Fees

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: USD 13 per person (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 65 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: USD 75 per accommodation, per stay
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 30 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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).

Awards & Affiliations

  • This property is affiliated with the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) and welcomes lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) guests.
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