THE JAMES CHICAGO MAGNIFICENT MILE

55 East Ontario St., Chicago, IL 60611 United States (USA)
View Map Reservations: 1-800-881-1523
4.5 Star Downtown Hotel in Cook County
41.89331-87.62573
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4.5/5

Based on 3494 guest reviews

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  • Airport shuttle provided
  • The Avg. Group Saves 16.3%!
  • Fitness + Health Center
  • 297 rooms in property
  • 17 floors in property
  • Check-out: 2:00 PM
  • Groups/Meetings rating of 10.0/10

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Check RatesGds Up To 25pct Off with Upgrade 400sf Deluxe Double Guestroom Dining Niche Wetbar Appelles Amenitie
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Local Attractions

Magnificent Mile, Navy Pier, Museums, Beach

Verified Reviews of The James Chicago Magnificent Mile

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
"Highly Recommend!"
Overall Score5.0/ 5
I would highly recommend this hotel! In a great location, very clean, staff are wonderful! They truly treat you like family!
(Group coordinator, booked 9 rooms), from US flag
16-Apr-2018 Verified Review
"Excellent, Centrally Located, Comfortable Hotel!"
Overall Score5.0/ 5
Our stay was for a semi casual work meeting for 20 adults and one infant. The hotel staff were all wonderful, accommodations were comfortable, clean, welcoming and appropriate for our group. We enjoy these boutique type of hotels that have a more intimate feel and found The James to be very inviting with their little extras throughout the day in the lobby. Everything was great about our stay!
(Group coordinator, booked 11 rooms), from US flag
20-Feb-2018 Verified Review, stayed from Tue Feb 13 to Sat Feb 17 2018 at a $124.00 group rate (15% discount).

Customer Reviews of The James Chicago Magnificent Mile

4.5 out of 5. Based on 3494 guest reviews, Very Good

Property Description

The 297-room luxury boutique, which received recognition on Travel + Leisure's World's Best Awards, is ideally situated on the corner of Rush and Ontario streets, steps from Chicago's famous Michigan Avenue shopping district, Millennium Park and renowned museums. Every room is an expression of warm, residential style, enveloping guests in a design that is at once luxurious and supremely comfortable. Experience The James as a culinary destination with award-winning restaurant, Primehouse, Primehouse Bar - perfect for after work cocktails and The Patio - a seasonal alfresco dining spot. Also featured is The Gym, 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.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In:2:00 PM
Check Out:2:00 PM
Year of Last Renovation:2017
Floors:17
Rooms:297
Corridors:All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms:297
Handicap Rooms:10
Suites:106
Room Windows:Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency:Daily
Meeting Rooms:1
Meeting Space: sq. feet
Banquet Space:Holds people
Dist. to Food/Bars: On-site
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: On-site
Dist. to Nearest Gym: On-site
Lounge/Bar Hours:1PM - 12AM
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
24 hours in advance
Nightly Parking:$65
Typical Group Deposit:50%
Total Taxes:17.40%
Total Misc Fees:$0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
Occupancy Tax:17.40%
Parking Fee:65.00 Per Night (valet)
Food and Beverage Service Charge:24.00%
Avg. Continental Breakfast Cost:30.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Breakfast Cost:32.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Breakfast Cost:34.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Lunch Cost:39.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Lunch Cost:38.00 Per Person
Avg. Boxed Lunch Cost:28.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Dinner Cost:88.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Dinner Cost:91.00 Per Person
Morning Break Cost:15.00 Per Person
Afternoon Break Cost:15.00 Per Person
Banquet Gallon of Coffee:95.00 Per Person
Banquet Soda: 6.00 Per Person
Banquet Bottled Water: 6.00 Per Person
Banquet Hosted Bar:22.00 Per Person/Per Hour
Banquet Reception w Hors d'oeuvres:45.00 Per Person/Per Hour

Amenities / Features


Pet Friendly? Yes! Pets are allowed.
The James is pet friendly!


  • Air conditioning
  • Airport Shuttle
  • Alarm clock
  • ATM
  • Baby facilities in room
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Breakfast in room
  • Central location
  • Clothes drying
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Concierge service
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Dinner available
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Free local calls
  • Garage
  • Grocery service
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Central heating
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Free WiFi Internet
  • Ironing facilities
  • Kitchenette in room
  • Laundry facilities
  • Licensed bar
  • Mini bar
  • Movies in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Pets allowed
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Restaurant
  • 24 hours room service
  • Safe in rooms
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shop
  • Shower
  • Spa
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable
  • Travellers cheques accepted
  • TV room
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

Ohare International or Midway. Ohare is approximately 17 miles away and Midway is 12. Airport Express is a shuttle service that will take you to the hotel. From Ohare it will cost $24 and from Midway it will cost $19. If taking a taxi expect at least a $10 increase from the cost depending on traffic.

Airport Shuttle? Yes! There is an airport shuttle.

Breakfast Information

Breakfast Coupons are available for $30 per person, per day (inclusive of tax and gratuity).

Internet / WiFI

High-speed Wi-Fi is complimentary throughout the hotel including all guest rooms and meeting space.

Previously known as:
James Chicago, The James Chicago , The James Hotel, The James Chicago

Seasonality of Hotel Rates at The James Chicago Magnificent Mile

Rate fluctuations of The James Chicago Magnificent Mile

The chart above shows seasonality of prices for both group rates and the best individual traveler rates we could find at the time the group/meeting bid was placed. The lowest group rate shown is 23.5% in April 2016 and the highest average individual rate is $314 in the month of September 2016. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at The James Chicago Magnificent Mile in a month when rates are lower.

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