I stayed in this hotel the year that it opened and LOVED it. I recently returned and was less than impressed. It is thoroughly worn - with makeup stains on the robes, worn through rugs, a work out facility that is dirty and has seen better days.
The location is well worth the stay - but I just wanted this hotel to be better than it was. The final straw was that the valet's were too busy talking to each other to hail me a cab in rush hour traffic ... arrgh!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- An urban hub on the Magnificent Mile and one of Chicago's most celebrated boutique hotels, The James Chicago is a sophisticated nod to Windy City culture. It continues to garner buzz and accolades through its casually sophisticated blend of warmly modern design, intuitive service and thoughtful touches such as complimentary Wi-Fi, early check-in and late check-out, local car service and triple-filtered water. Experience The James as a culinary destination with signature restaurant, Primehouse - named #1 Steakhouse in Chicago, Primehouse Bar, a perfect spot to enjoy weekly happy hour specials or a full meal, and The Patio, a seasonal alfresco dining spot. Also featured at The James is The Gym, open 24-hours, The Spa by ASHA, 7,000 square feet of flexible meeting and event space, as well as seasonally rotating artwork from local and international artists. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- James Chicago Hotel Chicago
- James Hotel Chicago
- Chicago James Hotel