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The James Hotel in Chicago, Illinois

October 4, 2010 by

The James Chicago is a 297-room 5-star, luxury boutique hotel in Chicago, Illinois.

The James is ideally situated right in the heart of downtown Chicago, just steps from Michigan Avenue. In addition to its proximity to numerous dining, shopping and nightlife choices along the world famous Magnificent Mile, The James is within easy walking distance of such celebrated cultural attractions as Navy Pier and The Museum of Contemporary Art.
From their guest rooms to their Loft Penthouses, this nice hotel’s accommodations embody warm, timeless modern design.

Guestrooms feature a contemporary layout and a palette of warm tones. From the streamlined dark wood platform bed to the private dining niche, from the spacious slate-tile and marble bathrooms to the flat screen TVs, every element has been selected or designed with the guests’ personal needs in mind.

Studios and Lofts offer all the guest-centric features of the Guestrooms plus a spacious living area, a full bottle wet bar and, in the Lofts, a private media room.

One Bedroom Apartments are designed in true residential style featuring a living room with separate bedroom, wet bar, dining area and spacious bathrooms.

Loft Penthouses represent the ultimate in luxury cosmopolitan living. Meticulous craftsmanship and uncommon spaciousness distinguish these magnificent 1,400-square-foot one- or two-bedroom accommodations. Striking a balance between active engagement and pure comfort, the formal living area features an oversize sectional sofa covered with mohair and down-filled cushions, a 42″ flat screen television with satellite connection, and an Apple iBook-based entertainment system with full-suite surround sound. American modern classics like an Eames lounge chair complete the timeless look.
Customized meals from David Burke’s Primehouse can be enjoyed in the comfortable dining area with seating for six. A generously sized spa-like bathroom enhances the luxurious loft’s residential feel and includes amenities ranging from his-and-hers sinks, a soaking tub with integrated flat screen television, and a mirror wall with cosmetic lighting to a separate rain shower with an elegant marble bench. Other natural materials like oiled walnut and carved solid teak wood complete the warm, welcoming ambience.

In his interpretation of the classical American steakhouse, esteemed chef and renowned innovator David Burke continues to redefine modern American cuisine and push the envelope of culinary creativity at David Burke’s Primehouse. The restaurant features meats hand-picked from Creekstone Farms in Kentucky that are dry-aged on the premises in a Himalayan salt-tiled aging room.

Conveniently neighboring The James hotel, JBar lounge is a perfect destination whether you’re starting your night off or ending it. Anchoring the south end of Rush Street’s nightlife, JBar offers innovative signature cocktails in an intimate environment. Inviting enclaves and video-as-art installations distinguish the stylishly modern ambience.

Whether you’re looking for invigoration, relaxation or rejuvenation, you’ll be able to find it at The Spa by Asha & The Gym at the James Hotel. The hotel’s state-of–the-art fitness center offers the latest in cardio-vascular, weight and flexibility training while the world class Spa By Asha provides massage, facials and other sensually restorative treatments from expert therapists.

The James Chicago offers a stylish and engaging alternative for the contemporary business or leisure traveler. This nice hotel offers an inspired answer to the question of where to hold your next meeting, event or wedding with business amenities including natural lighting, warm modern design, state-of-the-art audio visual technology and complimentary WiFi, to facilitate memorable meetings and functions for groups of up to 220.

The Great Room is a dramatic 2,650 sq.-ft. ballroom space featuring skylights and a beautiful built-in bar.

The Dining Room is a sophisticated 1,200 sq.-ft. space easily transformed from a business setting to a formal dinner.

The Library is an 800-sq.-ft. reception space that accommodates up to 50 guests.

The Den is a 600 sq. ft. space that accommodates up to 40 guests for intimate events or private meetings.

The James Club is a distinctive 1,000 sq.-ft. space that offers residential style featuring game tables, wet bar, library and living/dining room areas.

The James Club private dining room is an intimate 450 sq.-ft. dining room, which seats 10 guests.

Private and Special events are available at the Primehouse and JBar.

With an abundance of guest room and event spaces, plus a spa, restaurant, bar and many other amenities, The James is undoubtedly on of Chicago’s best hotels for business travel and luxury enjoyment for an urban vacation.

Amenities:
Room:
Comfortable beds with custom pillow top mattresses
Private dining niche
Fully stocked snack & cocktail bar
Commissioned art works
Flat Screen TVs
Digital TV & Movie System
Stereo with iPod/MP3 dock
Cordless dual-line phone
Complimentary wireless internet
Kiehl’s bath products
100% Turkish cotton towels
Custom James robes and slippers
Full length mirror
Dimmable lighting
Individual climate control
Daily newspaper available upon request
General:
24 hour concierge
24 hour room service
24 hour business Networking Lounge with video conferencing
Warm towel with lemongrass oil to welcome you at eck-in
Complimentary mezzanine office/workspace.
Luxury Livery Service
Twice daily housekeeping with turndown
Laundry & dry cleaning
Shoe shine service
Pets welcome
Special Events & Catering
Remote printing through a wireless network
Valet parking
Nightly homemade turndown treat
Paul Frank adult and child city bikes
Business:
Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the hotel.
24/7 business networking lounge with computers, printers, fax machine and video conferencing.
Complimentary private office space.
Audi car service for convenient travel to local meetings and events.
Dedicated conference services manager.
7,000 square feet of flexible, state-of-the-art meeting and event space.
Restaurant-style catering by David Burke’s Primehouse available for all corporate events at the hotel.



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