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The James Chicago places you within a 10-minute stroll of popular attractions such as John Hancock Center and Tribune Tower. This 297-room, 4.5-star hotel has a full-service spa along with a 24-hour fitness center and free in-room WiFi. Centrally located in Chicago, the hotel is also a short walk from Chicago Water Tower and Wrigley Building.

Dining

Enjoy a bite to eat at David Burkes Primehouse, the hotel's onsite restaurant. Savor a meal from the comfort of your room with 24-hour room service. Start each morning off right with full breakfast served for a fee.

Rooms

The 297 rooms are air-conditioned and have an array of amenities, including minibars, coffee makers, and free weekday newspapers. Guests can expect to find free WiFi and 42-inch plasma TVs with cable channels and pay movies. Beds are dressed in premium bedding and pillow menus, and bathrooms offer hair dryers and designer toiletries. Other standard amenities include free bottled water, safes, and phones.

Property features

Guests staying at The James Chicago enjoy access to a full-service spa, a 24-hour fitness center, and free WiFi in public areas. Valet parking is available for USD 65 per day, and there's also limo/town car service. Multilingual staff at the 24-hour front desk can assist with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this luxury hotel include a meeting room, a business center, and free use of bicycles.

Highlights

  • Walking distance to John Hancock Center and Tribune Tower
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining
  • Spa

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to a full-service spa, The James Chicago features a fitness center 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. Valet 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 newspapers in lobby 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Business center 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Express check-out 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Total number of rooms - 297 
  • Express check-in 
  • Number of floors - 17 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2 
  • Wedding services 
  • 24-hour fitness facilities 
  • One meeting room 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Concierge services 
  • Restaurant 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 650 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 7000 

Family Friendly Amenities

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

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

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

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. This restaurant serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. A children's menu is available.

JIMMY Chicago - A seasonal cocktail lounge, JIMMY offers handcrafted cocktails with a fresh twist prepared in an alluring and relaxed setting enhanced by a retro soundtrack. Open October-April.

24-hour room service is available.

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.

  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Golfing nearby 
  • Free bicycles on site 
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site 

Spa Services

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 
  • Ayurvedic treatments 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Massages 
  • Number of treatment rooms 3 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 

Accessibility

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

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

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

Pets

  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 75 per accommodation, per stay
  • Dogs and cats only
  • 2 per room
  • Restrictions apply
  • For more information contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation

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.

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for full breakfast: USD 13 - 24 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.

Hotel Name

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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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