The James Chicago - Magnificent Mile

Chicago, Illinois


Studio King suite



Deluxe King guestroom with cityscape views


Deluxe Double guestroom with cityscape views


A downtown Chicago luxury hotel and a Travel + Leisure World’s Best pick, steps from Millennium Park

At The James Chicago, a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence winner and Travel + Leisure World’s Best pick, everything is glamorous, from the design to the cuisine. The luxury boutique hotel offers a decidedly upscale and cosmopolitan perspective on local living, a fitness programme under trainer-to-the-stars Jim Karas at the beautifully appointed 24-hour gym, and a brand-new restaurant and bar serving locally inspired, seasonal fare all day long. It resides in a historic 1929 hotel that received a slick update from the acclaimed team at Deborah Berke Partners and even offers "urban wellness" treatments at its minimalist spa.

Step outside to keep experiencing the Windy City at its most stylish. After all, you’re in one of its best-looking (and most iconic) neighbourhoods, that of the Magnificent Mile. Within walking distance are dramatic skyscrapers from the 1890s and 1960s and Beaux-Arts masterpieces, like the Art Institute of Chicago’s landmark building; you’ll also find some of the world’s best department stores, hot-dog joints, bars and fine-dining establishments. When you need a break from taking the town, continue city slicking in your very own residence-style guest room, which features works from the #artatthejames collection. And if you ever need a break from the urban atmosphere altogether, it’s also got a bit of greenery, in the form of houseplants by Sprout.

Good to know

Please note that a facility fee of $14.95 per room, per night is payable directly to the hotel. The resort fee includes a $10 daily food and drink credit for the hotel's restaurant or in-room dining; daily coffee and tea; wine reception with light fare and late night snacks in the lobby; Wi-Fi access throughout the hotel; 24-hour concierge service; overnight shoeshine; magazines and newspapers; unlimited local and long-distance calls; and in-room coffee and tea.

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We like

  • The Magnificent Mile-area setting, cycling distance – on a complimentary bike – from Navy Pier
  • The brand-new restaurant a bar, which serves up seasonal, locally inspired dishes
  • The spa at the Travel + Leisure World’s Best hotel, with urban-wellness therapies
  • The boutique accommodations, featuring Sprout greenery and #artatthejames works

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