The James

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Location. Located in downtown Chicago, Ill., this boutique hotel is less than one block from Michigan Avenue and four blocks from the John Hancock Building, Navy Pier and Historic Water Tower. Tribune Tower and Wrigley Building are one- half mile away.
Hotel Features. Designed by Deborah Berke, who blueprinted Calvin Klein's stores in the 1990s, The James features concise colors with a focus on intricate textures throughout the lobby. Locals flock to David Burke's Primehouse, a Chicago-style steakhouse serving Kentucky Creekstone Farms beef, dry-aged with Himalayan salt bricks lining the restaurant cellar. The adjoining J Bar lounge adorns the south end of Rush Street's nightlife. Banquet dining for up to 220 guests is accommodated in the hotel's 7,000 square feet of event space. An on-site complimentary business center is equipped with fax, photocopy and print services and wireless Internet service is available throughout the hotel. Copies of both Chicago Tribune and USA Today are complimentary at the 24-hour front desk.

A 2,500-square-foot exercise center toting design influenced by the founder of Equinox Fitness includes cardiovascular equipment, advanced weight systems and seasoned personal trainers available by appointment. Spa treatment rooms within the facility offer rejuvenating facials and relaxing massage therapies. In-room restorative treatments are available upon request. The James also offers personal assistance services and 24-hour complimentary concierge services. Pets are pampered with the Pooch Spa Service, Primehouse Pet Menu, outerwear and training.

Guestrooms. Guestrooms feature custom-designed furnishings, platform beds and commissioned art by local and nationally- renowned artists. Separate dining areas include refrigerators and microwave ovens. Entertainment centers house plasma televisions, wireless Internet access ports and MP3 player docks. Bathrooms boast elevated sinks, marbled flooring and Aigner bath products.

Hotel Expert's Tip. The James' location placed me one block from Chicago's best shopping and nightlife on Michigan Avenue, and I was within walking distance of Lake Michigan's shore - perfect for my morning run.
Please Note:
Resort fees are determined and collected by the hotel and are subject to change.


Room Types:

Guest room with king bed:   One king platform bed with pillowtop mattress, down comforter and pillows, and 300-thread-count linens (non-allergenic bedding available). 375 square feet. Floors 4–17. Plasma-screen TV. Stereo system with iPod/MP3 dock. Complimentary wireless and wired high-speed Internet access. Dining niche. Spacious slate-tiled and marble bathroom with bathrobes, slippers, Kiehl's bath products.

Guest room with king bed:   One king platform bed with pillowtop mattress, down comforter and pillows, and 300-thread-count linens (non-allergenic bedding available). 375 square feet. Floors 4–17. Plasma-screen TV. Stereo system with iPod/MP3 dock. Complimentary wireless and wired high-speed Internet access. Dining niche. Spacious slate-tiled and marble bathroom with bathrobes, slippers, Kiehl's bath products.

Guestroom w/2 doubles:   Two double platform beds with pillowtop mattresses, down comforters, and 300-thread-count linens (non-allergenic bedding available). 385 square feet. Floors 4–17. Plasma-screen TV. Stereo system with iPod/MP3 dock. Complimentary wireless and wired high-speed Internet access. Dining niche. Spacious slate-tiled and marble bathroom with bathrobes, slippers, Kiehl's bath products.

Guestroom w/2 doubles:   Two double platform beds with pillowtop mattresses, down comforters, and 300-thread-count linens (non-allergenic bedding available). 385 square feet. Floors 4–17. Plasma-screen TV. Stereo system with iPod/MP3 dock. Complimentary wireless and wired high-speed Internet access. Dining niche. Spacious slate-tiled and marble bathroom with bathrobes, slippers, Kiehl's bath products.

Studio suite w/king:   One king bed with pillowtop mattress, down comforter and pillows, and 300-thread-count linens (non-allergenic bedding available). 450 square feet. Dining area. Plasma TV. Complimentary wireless Internet access. Stereo system with iPod/MP3 dock. Spacious slate-tiled and marble bathroom with bathrobes, slippers, Kiehl's bath products.

Studio suite w/king:   One king bed with pillowtop mattress, down comforter and pillows, and 300-thread-count linens (non-allergenic bedding available). 450 square feet. Dining area. Plasma TV. Complimentary wireless Internet access. Stereo system with iPod/MP3 dock. Spacious slate-tiled and marble bathroom with bathrobes, slippers, Kiehl's bath products.

Driving Directions:
From Chicago O'Hare International Airport:
Approximate distance to the hotel is 16 miles.

Take the Kennedy Expresway/I-90 East.
Exit onto North Avenue and turn left.
Turn right onto State Parkway, and continue on State Street.
Turn left onto Goethe Street.
The hotel is located on the left.
  • High Speed Internet Currency Exchange
  • Dry Cleaning Service Safe-Deposit Box - At Front Desk
  • Wheelchair Accessible Fitness Equipment
  • Bar/Lounge Event catering
  • Coffee shop or cafe Comp newspapers in lobby
  • Restaurant(s) Airport transportation (fees apply)
  • Room service (24 hours) Shoe shine
  • Meeting room (small groups) Wedding services
  • Concierge desk Ballroom(s)
  • Full-service health spa Massages available - In Room/Fees Apply
  • ATM/banking Massage-treatment room
  • Luggage storage Video library - DVD Library
  • Business center - Print-Me Wireless Security guard - 24 Hours
  • Billiards Children stay free - 17 Years and Under
  • Internet public area - wireless - Complimentary Parking (valet) - $46 Per Day
  • Pets allowed - $100 Non-Refundable Self parking - $36 Per Day

Room Amenities: , , • Designer toiletries • Premium TV channel(s) • Multi-line phone • Cable/satellite TV • Climate control • Pay movies • Smoking rooms • Cribs (infant beds) available • Window opens • Rollaway beds • Hypo-allergenic bedding availa • Complimentary toiletries • Shower/tub combination • Refrigerator (on request) • Child care (in room, surcharge • Sewing kit • Internet access - complimentar • Electronic check-out • Electronic/magnetic keys • Blackout drapes/curtains • Complimentary newspaper (M-F) • Premium bedding • Microwave (on request) • Iron/ironing board (on request 

Lake Michigan: 2 blocks | Lakefront Running Path: 4 blocks | Oak Street Shops: 4 blocks | Michigan Avenue: 5 blocks | Oak Street Beach: 6 blocks | North Avenue Beach: 0.5 mile | Merchandise Mart: 1.5 miles | Chicago Loop Business and Theater District: 1.5 miles | Wrigley Building: 1.5 miles | Navy Pier: 2.0 miles

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