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The James: Modern Elegance in the Heart of Chicago

Whether you’re in the Windy City for business or pleasure, The James Chicago is the perfect place for the modern traveler to stay. The hotel provides first class service and amenities, right in the heart of the city.
As one of Chicago’s premier boutique hotels, The James recently underwent a “refreshment,” complete with updated furnishings, in-room amenities and new environmental practices. Guestrooms include natural artisan fabrics, complimentary triple-filtered water systems, Intelligent Nutrients bath products and Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin iPod docks that are in keeping with the residential style of the hotel. Showcasing new decor and exclusive art by renowned local artists, The James showcases a commitment to the city.
While many hotel gyms only have a few machines and free weights, The Gym at The James was created by Danny Errico, the founder of famed Equinox Fitness Clubs. It includes a menu of signature services and workout plans from personal training to maps of running routes throughout the most scenic parts of Chicago.
The James guestrooms are outfitted in a residential sensibility, using warm earth tones and woods to offer contemporary comfort. In addition to classic guestrooms, The James also has studios, lofts, and one-bedroom apartments in addition to penthouses so that guests can stay in a space that best suits their needs.
Luxurious penthouse lofts are 1,400-square-foot one or two-bedroom accommodations complete with separate formal living rooms, large flat screen televisions and spa-style bathrooms.
After exploring the city’s most famous cultural and historic attractions, head back to The James for a memorable dining experience at David Burke’s Primehouse. Celebrity Chef David Burke has recreated the typical Chicago steakhouse with modern offerings, including Pretzel Crusted Crab Cake and Kobe Beef Sashimi on Himalayan rock salt and even weekend Brunch in a Box.
At JBar, you can experience Rush Street’s famous nightlife, complete with video-as-art installations and signature cocktails. Whether the night is just beginning or winding down, JBar has small bites to compliment your hand crafted concoction. Every night is different, with JBar hosting events and local DJs to get the party going.

When you want to relax, head to The Spa By Asha for treatments that include special massages using techniques such as acupressure, effleurage and deep-tissue massage as well as special blends and botanicals. In room treatments are also available and include the Shower Ritual, a steamy way to loosen up.

Whatever your reason for being in the city, The James Chicago gives you plenty of reasons to stay.

The James Chicago
55 East Ontario
Chicago, IL 60611

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