4.4 out of 5

"The lobby was under construction. They should have notified us of that during booking. They also need to add microwave to the rooms " More

By a verified traveler on Mon 24 Apr 2017

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Hotel Description

A luxury stay in the heart of Chicago awaits you at The James Chicago. Within just a 10-minute stroll, you'll find popular attractions like John Hancock Center and Tribune Tower. Highlights at this family-friendly hotel include in-room free WiFi, tablet computers, and plasma TVs.

All 297 rooms feature cable TV, in-room childcare, and coffee/tea makers. Minibars provide refreshments, and 24-hour room service is also available. Premium bedding and pillow menus welcome you to a good night's rest, and other nice touches include bathrobes and slippers. Free weekday newspapers, free bottled water, and in-room massages are also available.

A relaxing visit to The Spa by ASHA can include deep-tissue massages and hot stone massages along with body wraps, body scrubs, and Ayurvedic treatments. With 2 bars/lounges to choose from, you can enjoy a drink at the hotel. Enjoy the 24-hour fitness center along with access to free bike rentals and yoga classes. Other amenities include free WiFi in public areas, a business center, and concierge services. Full breakfast is available daily. There's also the convenience of valet parking.

Attractions within a 10-minute walk of this 4.5-star Near North Side hotel include Chicago Water Tower and Wrigley Building.

Standard Room, 2 Double Beds

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max
$160 per night

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Standard Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Loft, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Studio Suite, 1 Queen Bed

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Deluxe Room, 2 Double Beds

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Property Features

The James Chicago offers its guests a full-service spa, a 24-hour fitness center, and complimentary bicycles. You can unwind with a drink at one of the 2 bars/lounges. Business amenities include a business center, limo/town car service, and a meeting room. WiFi is free in public spaces. Event space at this hotel measures 7000 square feet (650 square meters). Spa services, multilingual staff, and concierge services are also featured at the luxury The James Chicago. Parking is available for a fee. This 4.5-star Chicago hotel is smoke free.

  • 297 guestrooms or units
  • 17 levels
  • 2 bars or lounges
  • 7000 sq ft of conference space
  • 650 sq m of conference space
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Business facilities
  • 1 conference room
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Car service
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • ATM
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.) (28.5 km / 17.7 mi)
  • Train station: Millennium Station (1.3 km / 0.8 mi)
  • Metro station: Grand Station (0.4 km / 0.2 mi)
  • Parking: Valet parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

The James Chicago offers 297 air-conditioned accommodations with tablet computers and minibars. Beds feature premium bedding. A pillow menu is available. 42-inch plasma televisions come with premium cable channels and pay movies. Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers, bathrobes, slippers, and designer toiletries. This Chicago hotel provides complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include complimentary weekday newspapers, safes, and phones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and coffee/tea makers. In-room massages, hypo-allergenic bedding, and irons/ironing boards can be requested. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • Minibar
  • Tablet
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Plasma television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Movies for purchase
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Pillow options
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Cribs (free)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Weekday newspapers (free)
  • Childcare in room (surcharge)
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy full breakfast daily.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Activities

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.

  • Free bicycles on site
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • 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
  • Number of treatment rooms 3
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Body wraps
  • Body treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Facial treatments
  • Ayurvedic treatments
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you need to make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when booking your stay.

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

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-out

  • Check-out by 2 PM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

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

Pets

  • Pets: USD 75 per accommodation, per stay
  • Only dogs and cats are allowed
  • Maximum 2 per room
  • Restrictions apply
  • For more information, you can reach out to the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property 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 fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the 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

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Chicago James
  • James Chicago
  • James Hotel
  • James Hotel Chicago
  • James Chicago Hotel
  • Chicago James Hotel
  • James Chicago Hotel Chicago

You should know

  • Reservations are needed for spa treatments. For reservations, contact the hotel before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Children 18 years old and younger stay free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • To make arrangements to bring your pet, contact the property directly at the number on your booking confirmation (please see the Fees section for related charges).

Awards & Affiliations

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