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The James Chicago

AMOMAUS$335*
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#44 of 188 Hotels in Chicago
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06/06/2017 07/06/2017
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Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 29 October 2014

We just visited chicago for my 50th birthday. The service at the James was impeccable , the concierge was gave us very good advice. The location of the hotel couldn't be better. The hotel restaurant was very good as well.

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TheJamesChiGM, General Manager at The James Chicago, responded to this review

Dear DebbieD184, Thank you for taking the time to share about your recent stay with us at The James Chicago. I am delighted to hear that you decided to celebrate with us for your birthday and i appreciate your generous compliments of our restaurant by David Burke, location and service provided by our entire team especially at the Concierge Desk!...

California
Reviewed 29 October 2014

We stayed here for four nights and wished it could have been longer. This is an excellent boutique style hotel. The staff was very welcoming. The rooms are not overly large but very comfortable. The beds are beyond comfortable! Location is great, one block off Michigan Avenue and very close to Eataly which we highly recommend.

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TheJamesChiGM, General Manager at The James Chicago, responded to this review

Dear roselady, Thank you for taking the time to share about your recent stay with us at The James Chicago. I am pleased to hear that you have had a lovely stay and delighted to read your compliments on our location, comfortable rooms and service, as we take the upmost pride in providing our guests with a friendly yet very...

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 27 October 2014

I first need to stress how wonderful the concierge was at The James. From check-in to beyond check-out when we came back to the hotel to pick up our luggage the staff was incredible. I could write 4-5 examples of above-and-beyond things, but see for yourself. The room was nicely sized, great bed, awesome bathroom amenities. The location, one block...

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Dear OJT1, Thank you for taking the time to share about your recent stay with us at The James Chicago. I am always glad to receive feedback from our guests, but my favorite is when the service provided by our team was the best part. It is our goal to deliver outstanding service to all of our guests and the...

Chandler, Arizona
Reviewed 27 October 2014

The King "Loft" room was awesome for our family reunion. Also, they let us check out board games, a Wii/games for the kids, and movies for the "Media Room". We literally had 10 kids/adults in the Media Room watching Brave. Great time and memories. Thanks for offering this unique option. I would highly recommend this option for families with kids.

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Dear Dlukkkk, Thank you for taking the time to share about your recent stay with us at The James Chicago. I am delighted to hear that you had an excellent first visit in our Loft Suite for your family reunion, and that you took advantage of our great in room amenities and kids program! Many thanks again for writing and...

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 27 October 2014

This was my first visit to Chicago so I wanted a centrally located hotel and The James was absolutely perfect. It is steps from the Magnificent Mile and the red line. The staff was very helpful and friendly. Our room was spotless and very comfortable. We had the Classic breakfast twice and it was phenomenal! This was a wonderful visit...

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Dear A9826, Thank you for taking the time to share about your recent stay with us at The James Chicago. I am honored to hear your compliments of our rooms but most of all of our team, and that their caring yet professional attitude made your visit an excellent one. I am delighted that you will visit us again, and...

Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 27 October 2014

Our family of four goes to Chicago for a weekend each year and this was our first time staying at the James. Only drawbacks were the small area to load/unload out front and the sometimes crowded elevators.

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TheJamesChiGM, General Manager at The James Chicago, responded to this review

Dear Dawn C, Thank you for taking the time to share about your recent stay at The James Chicago. I am pleased to read that your brief stay with us was a pleasant one, and thank you for your candid feedback regarding the Valet parking unloading zone in front of the Hotel's Lobby. Also, as the Hotel tends to be...

Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 26 October 2014

The James is located close to the Magnificient Mile and the red line, which made it a convenient start for our city trip. The room was modern, spacious, clean, had nice lightning and a very comfortable kingsize bed. Don't forget to treat yourself with a Kansas City steak in David Burke's steakhouse. Yummie!

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Dear Marielle K, Thank you for taking the time to share about your recent stay with us at The James Chicago. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your staycation with us, thanks to our convenient location just a few blocks away from the Red Line, our well appointed rooms and last but not least our specialty dry aged...

Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Reviewed 25 October 2014

We held our business conference at The James and it turned out perfectly. The service in conference and at the hotel were stellar, and the food was very good. The rooms are fun and the bar is one of the best stocked ones I have ever seen. The great thing is there is a Trader Joe's right in front of...

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Dear Joe D, Thank you for taking the time to share about your recent stay with us at The James Chicago. I am delighted to hear that your business conference hosted at the James went very well, and that you enjoyed our catering services, stylish yet comfortable rooms and location in River North. I sincerely hope we will have the...

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 25 October 2014

My husband and I stayed at The James Chicago on our 3 night 4 day trip in September . It was our first time in this city and we really wanted to stay in a central hotel . We couldn't have picked a better location . The hotel is located right off Michigan Avenue and is in the perfect spot...

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Dear Melissa V, Thank you for taking the time to share about your recent stay with us at The James Chicago. I am delighted to hear that you and your husband chose to stay with us on your first trip to the city, and i appreciate your generous compliments of our central location, 24 hour Gym and most of all...

Stafford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 October 2014 via mobile

We stayed for just one night but really did like this hotel. We arrived very early yet they accommodated us and we were able to check in early. The staff were very helpful, love the fact that you can use their bikes to see the city. Decor is great, very quirky and original, we had a room high on the...

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Dear Felicty123, Thank you for taking the time to share about your recent stay with us at The James Chicago. I am delighted that your brief visit with us was enjoyable, thanks to our contemporary yet cozy decor, city views from the high floors and complimentary bikes but most of all our accommodating and welcoming team. Thank you again for...

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
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  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
An urban hub on the Magnificent Mile and one of Chicago's most celebrated boutique hotels, The James Chicago is a sophisticated nod to Windy City culture. It continues to garner buzz and accolades through its casually sophisticated blend of warmly modern design, intuitive service and thoughtful touches such as complimentary Wi-Fi, early check-in and late check-out, local car service and triple-filtered water. Enjoy convenience at your fingertips with The James Hotels Mobile App and in-room tablet powered by KEYPR offering an intuitive way to discover our amenities and services. Experience The James as a culinary destination with signature restaurant, Primehouse - named #1 Steakhouse in Chicago, Primehouse Bar, a perfect spot to enjoy weekly happy hour specials or a full meal, and The Patio, a seasonal alfresco dining spot. Also featured at The James is The Gym, open 24-hours, The Spa by ASHA, 7,000 square feet of flexible meeting and event space, as well as seasonally rotating artwork from local and international artists. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The James Chicago

Address: 55 East Ontario, Corner of Rush and Ontario, Chicago, IL 60611-2727
Region: United States > Illinois > Chicago
Price Range: €184 - €406 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — The James Chicago 4.5*
Number of rooms: 297
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Also Known As:
James Chicago Hotel Chicago
James Hotel Chicago
Chicago James Hotel
Hotel Style:
#14 Romantic Hotel in Chicago
#16 Spa Hotel in Chicago
#26 Business Hotel in Chicago
#30 Luxury Hotel in Chicago
#33 Family Hotel in Chicago
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