The James Chicago

Chicago, USA

Hotel rating

The hotel

Ideally situated in an urban locale, The James Chicago offers warmly modern, residentially styled accommodations in an atmosphere of art and design. Intuitive service and thoughtful amenities complete the experience. In addition to its proximity to numerous dining, shopping and nightlife choices, The James is within easy walking distance of celebrated cultural attractions such as Millennium Park and The Museum of Contemporary Art. The James is also home to David Burke’s Primehouse – named ‘#1 Steakhouse in Chicago’ by Chicago magazine, the Primehouse Bar and JIMMY Chicago, a seductively low-key cocktail lounge.


  • Bar
  • Spa
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Fitness Centre/Gym
  • Laundry Service
  • Internet Access
  • Close to City Centre
  • Restaurant

Where is it

In downtown Chicago, less than 1 block from Michigan Avenue and 4 blocks from the John Hancock Building, the Millennium Park and Navy Pier. Transfer time from O'Hare International Airport: 40 minutes.

Hotel information

297 rooms including 106 suites on 17 floors in 1 building with 2 lifts. All with dark wood platform beds, HD SMART TV, iPod/MP3 player docks, complimentary triple-filtered water (refreshed daily), complimentary WiFi, safe, iron and board and hairdryer. Standard Rooms are stylish and spacious with contemporary tones with 1 king-size bed or 2 double beds, sleeping maximum 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children.

Apartment Suites with separate living area, wet bar, bedroom and a small dining niche, sleeping maximum 3 adults or 2 adults and 1 child (3rd person on a roll away bed).

David Burke's Primehouse. JIMMY Chicago. The Gym with Jim Karas personal training. The Spa by ASHA*. 24-hour concierge service. 24-hour in-room dining*. Lil James offerings for kids. Complimentary bikes and helmets for all ages. Laundry/dry-cleaning service*. Complimentary WiFi.

Wheelchair accessible rooms available on request. Please note that these rooms are subject to availability and may be restricted to specific room categories and bedding arrangements. Rooms and facilities vary between hotels so please check at the time of booking. For more information and contact details please check out our Special Assistance page

*Denotes local charge. 

Please note: The James is non-smoking.