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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 24-hour 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.Would you like to give us feedback? Share it! Opens in a new window
The James Chicago55 East Ontario Street Chicago IL 60611
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
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Business center
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Express check-out
- Limo or Town Car service available
- Multilingual staff
- Express check-in
- Total number of rooms - 297
- Number of floors - 17
- Valet parking (surcharge)
- Number of bars/lounges - 2
- Wedding services
- 24-hour fitness facilities
- Luggage storage
- One meeting room
- Concierge services
- 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
- In-room childcare (surcharge)
- Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
Valet parking (surcharge)
- Air conditioning
- 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
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- Daily housekeeping
- Coffee/tea maker
- Free bottled water
- Turndown service
- Designer toiletries
- Free toiletries
- Bathtub or shower
- In-room childcare (surcharge)
- Iron/ironing board (on request)
- In-room safe
- Plasma TV
- Cable TV service
- Private bathroom
- In-room massage available
- Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
- Free cribs/infant beds
- 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
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
- Couples treatment rooms
- Ayurvedic treatments
- Body wraps
- Body scrubs
- Number of treatment rooms 3
- Body treatments
- Facial treatments
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
Minimum check-in age is 18
Check-in time starts at 2 PM
Check-out time is 2 PM
- 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.
- 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
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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.