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The James Chicago

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(877) 228-6817
Hotel Features
Rooms: 297
Interests: Romantic, Business, Spa, Tourism, Urban
Contact
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(877) 228-6817
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The James Chicago
55 East Ontario Street
Chicago, IL 60611
USA
Awards
  • Travel + Leisure - World's Best Awards - 2008
  • Travel + Leisure - Coolest New Hotel on Earth - 2006
  • Conde Nast Traveler - Hot List - 2007
Location
Ideally situated in downtown Chicago at the corner of Ontario and Rush Streets -steps from Michigan Avenue and the pulse of the city

Hotel Overview

Luxury Liberated at The James Chicago

This unique hotel has all the amenities one would expect from a five star establishment. Guests will enjoy the original style and impeccable service while staying at The James Chicago.

Accommodations

Contemporary fashion is evident in every guest room. Commissioned art adorns the walls. There is a flat screen TV with a movie system and digital television service. Lights can be dimmed according to the mood of the guest and individual climate control ensures that each visitor is most comfortable.

Added touches include robes and slippers custom-made by The James Chicago along with plush towels of 100% Turkish cotton. Luxury bath products by Intelligent Nutrients are included in every bathroom. A snack and cocktail bar allows guests to eat, drink and be merry without ever having to leave the room. Wireless internet is available in all rooms as is a cordless dual-line phone for those that are traveling on business or just need to stay connected.

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Dining

  • David Burke's Primehouse - Since its inception in 2006, David Burke's Primehouse has continued to redefine the modern American steakhouse by pushing the envelope of culinary creativity. The menu is marked by notable and whimsical dishes that are signature to the eclectic and innovative style of Chef David Burke, such as Pretzel Crusted Crab Cake and Kobe Beef Sashimi on Himalayan rock salt. The restaurant dry-ages its meats in a Himalayan salt-tiled aging room on premise. The result is perfectly marble-ized, tender beef with a rich depth of flavor.
  • Burke's Dining Room - An intimate new destination for special gatherings, Burke's Dining Room is a noteworthy addition to David Burke's Primehouse. Conceived as a modern interpretation of the classic "chef's table" meant for private dining, it serves to complement Chef Burke's progressive, whimsical fare.
  • Burke's Bacon Bar - Chef David Burke brings his signature style to Burke's Bacon Bar with a selection of bacon-inspired palm-sized sandwiches dubbed "handwiches" as well as sides, salads and sweets.
  • JIMMY - Sophisticated and inviting, JIMMY at The James Chicago offers an upscale, unpretentious environment to enjoy a progressive cocktail menu. The menu showcases an exclusive list of small batch and artisan spirits, both local and worldwide. Creative cocktails include modern updates on classic drinks including the mojito, vesper, julep, and more. Designed by three-time James Beard award-winning designer, Thomas Schlesser, the intimate space includes warm earth tones, walnut paneling, bronze surfaces and contrasting chrome details.

    Spa

    Asha, a full service salon and spa, is where guests can treat themselves to a pampering experience. There are three treatment rooms that provide a large menu of treatments, like the Polynesian Pineapple Pedicure or the Chakra Balancing Massage. Professional therapists provide services such as facials, hair care, waxing, and specialty experiences for brides and mothers-to-be. Guests can even order an in-room treatment.

    Chicago

    Chic boutiques, museums, art galleries and a vast array of dining options are easily accessed from the hotel's convenient location on the corner of Rush and Ontario Streets. First time visitors to the Windy City will look forward to returning to the exclusive atmosphere and top notch service that The James Chicago offers its guests.

    There is much to see and do in Chicago. Cruise the lake while having a romantic dinner, spend an afternoon on a sightseeing tour or visit the Sears Tower. The discerning traveler will appreciate the location, the service and the luxury that The James Chicago offers.

  • Amenities & Activities

    • Flat Screen TV
    • Digital TV & Movie System
    • Stereo with Ipod/MP3 dock
    • Intelligent Nutrients bath amenities
    • Work/Dining niche
    • Commissioned Art
    • Complimentary Wireless Internet
    • Cordless dual-line phone
    • 100% Turkish cotton towels
    • Full length mirror
    • Custom James robes and slippers
    • Dimmable lighting
    • Snack & Cocktail bar
    • Individual climate control
    • Daily newspaper delivery

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