The James is ideally situated in downtown Chicago on the corner of Ontario and Rush Streets in the heart of The Magnificent Mile -- home to the best of Chicago's dining, nightlife and, of course, shopping. The James is also within easy walking distance of many of Chicago's most celebrated attractions and institutions, including the Museum of Contemporary Art, The John Hancock Center, Millennium Park, The Historic Water Tower and The Navy Pier. It is an ultra-luxe boutique, located just off the Magnificent Mile. The James was named one of the World’s Best Hotels in 2009 and their motto is ‘luxury liberated from tradition’.
Studio rooms feature king or queen custom designed beds, dressed in natural linens. The rooms offer an open layout and upscale residential design complemented by a palette of warm tones and natural, artisan fabrics. The spacious living room is accented with custom art while the sleeping area provides a space ideal for rest and relaxation. Thoughtful room amenities include full-sized Intelligent Nutrients bath products, eco-friendly Keetsa pillows, complimentary triple distilled water refreshed twice daily and a locally-sourced, in-room pantry. Include 24 hour in-room dining provided by signature restaurant, David Burke’s Primehouse, comfortable work/dining niche, two flat screen TVs – one in sitting area and one in sleeping area , non-smoking environment, and 450 sq. ft. (42 sq. m) of space.
Guestrooms feature King or two double custom designed beds, dressed in natural linens. Include 24 hour in-room dining provided by signature restaurant, David Burke’s Primehouse, comfortable work/dining niche, 42 inch flat screen TV, non-smoking environment, and 385 – 400 sq. ft. (35-36 sq. m) of space.
Guests are encouraged to make reservations ath David Burke's Primehouse. In his interpretation of the classic American steakhouse, esteemed chef and renowned innovator David Burke continues to redefine modern American cuisine and push the envelope of culinary creativity. The restaurant features hand-selected meats that are dry-aged on the premises in a Himalayan salt-tiled aging room.
Melt into the hands of the professional therapists at the The Spa By Asha, featuring a wide array of restorative and re-energizing treatments ranging from rejuvenating facials to relaxing massage therapy. Each spa service includes an aromatherapy foot bath to ensure that each guest leaves feeling absolutely revitalized and pampered. Enjoy these services in one of the three private treatment areas or in the comfort of your guestroom or suite.