4.4 out of 5

With a stay at The James Chicago, you'll be centrally located in Chicago, steps from Driehaus Museum and St. James Cathedral.

This 4.5-star hotel is close to John Hancock Center and Millennium Park.

Make yourself at home in one of the 297 air-conditioned rooms featuring tablet computers and minibars. 42-inch plasma televisions with cable programming provide entertainment, while complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected. Private bathrooms with bathtubs or showers feature designer toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones, as well as safes and complimentary weekday newspapers.

Pamper yourself with a visit to the spa, which offers massages, body treatments, and facials. Additional amenities at this hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and babysitting/childcare (surcharge).

Take advantage of the hotel's 24-hour room service. Relax with a refreshing drink at one of the 2 bars/lounges.

Featured amenities include a business center, limo/town car service, and express check-in. Planning an event in Chicago? This hotel has facilities measuring 7000 square feet (650 square meters), including a meeting room.

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

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Valet parking (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 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

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

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 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

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit or credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

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 Name

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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.