We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
2017-08-06 2017-08-07
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}
    Neighbourhoods
    Neighbourhoods

    The James Chicago-Magnificent Mile

    55 East Ontario, Corner of Rush and Ontario, Chicago, IL 60611-2727
    Hotel website
    Save
    Best prices for your stay
    2017-08-06 2017-08-07
    Lock in the lowest price from our partners
    US$198
    View Deal
    Traveller (564)
    Room & Suite (599)
    Dining (53)
    Kimpton Hotel Palomar Chicago
    2,704 reviews
    #13 of 190 hotels in Chicago
     
    The Gwen, A Luxury Collection Hotel, Michigan Avenue Chicago
    128 reviews
    #44 of 190 hotels in Chicago
     
    Kimpton Hotel Monaco Chicago
    2,370 reviews
    #17 of 190 hotels in Chicago
     
    Thompson Chicago, a Thompson Hotel
    2,040 reviews
    #5 of 190 hotels in Chicago
     
    Overview
    • Excellent65%
    • Very good26%
    • Average6%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast Available
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Restaurant
    Room Service
    Suites
    Bar/Lounge
    Fitness centre
    Concierge
    Pets Allowed
    Spa
    Wheelchair Access
    Business Centre
    Dry Cleaning
    4.5 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    Offers from The James Chicago-Magnificent Mile
    Announcement: Absolute Lowest Rate
    Hotel deals
    Kimpton Hotel Palomar Chicago
    2,704 reviews
    #13 of 190 hotels in Chicago
     
    The Gwen, A Luxury Collection Hotel, Michigan Avenue Chicago
    128 reviews
    #44 of 190 hotels in Chicago
     
    Kimpton Hotel Monaco Chicago
    2,370 reviews
    #17 of 190 hotels in Chicago
     
    Thompson Chicago, a Thompson Hotel
    2,040 reviews
    #5 of 190 hotels in Chicago
     
    Reviews (3,249)
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Language
    • More languages
    There are newer reviews for The James Chicago-Magnificent Mile
    See the most recent reviews

    1,081 - 1,085 of 3,067 reviews

    Reviewed 29 January 2015

    The James is an awesome experience. It all starts with the doormen. Upon entering you arewelcomed and feel right at home. Everyone goes out of their way to make sure your stay is what you are looking for. I will be back, that is a...More

    Review collected in partnership with this hotel
    Response from TheJamesChiGM, General Manager at The James Chicago-Magnificent MileResponded 1 February 2015

    Dear Scott S, Thank you for taking the time to share about your recent stay with us at The James Chicago. The best compliment I can receive about our hotel is to hear that it was the efforts of our team that made your stay...More

    Reviewed 28 January 2015

    Small hot room. Nicea swanky layout, but you'd never really enjoy it when it is hot. The location is priceless. The staff is nice. The lobby and hang out areas are non existant. If it, is hot the time you spend in your room will...More

    Response from TheJamesChiGM, General Manager at The James Chicago-Magnificent MileResponded 1 February 2015

    Dear Patrick K, I would like to take this opportunity to apologize for your experience with us at The James. I appreciate your candid comments regarding the issue met with the air conditioning so that we may continue to improve our guests' experiences, and hope...More

    Reviewed 27 January 2015

    I recently stayed at the James for the first time in about 6 years. Having very fond memories or the friendly staff, clean rooms, and modern yet comfortable lobby I was quite excited to be back. The staff was again very friendly and the lobby...More

    Response from TheJamesChiGM, General Manager at The James Chicago-Magnificent MileResponded 1 February 2015

    Dear Erica K, Thank you for taking the time to share about your recent stay with us at The James Chicago. It is a pleasure to hear your compliments of our location but most of all service provided by our team and that they attributed...More

    Reviewed 27 January 2015 via mobile

    My husband, 3 year old son, sister, and I stayed at The James two weeks ago (1/15). We stayed in the loft king suite. We come to Chicago frequently and have been trying different hotels lately. Overall, we really enjoyed our stay at The James....More

    Response from TheJamesChiGM, General Manager at The James Chicago-Magnificent MileResponded 28 January 2015

    Dear Exene, Thank you for taking the time to share about your recent stay with us at The James Chicago. I am delighted to read that you indulged in your Loft Suite with your family, and am honored by your compliments of our bathroom products,...More

    Reviewed 26 January 2015

    The James Hotel in Chicago is a well located and smart place to stay. I was here in January 2015 for 7 nights and I had a very good stay. The James gave me a good room on the 10th floor with some nice decor,...More

    Response from TheJamesChiGM, General Manager at The James Chicago-Magnificent MileResponded 28 January 2015

    Dear Adrian53, Thank you for taking the time to share about your recent stay with us at The James Chicago. I appreciate your compliments of our spacious and well appointed rooms, convenient location and in house amenities and that they contributed to a very pleasurable...More

    Kimpton Hotel Palomar Chicago
    2,704 reviews
    #13 of 190 hotels in Chicago
     
    The Gwen, A Luxury Collection Hotel, Michigan Avenue Chicago
    128 reviews
    #44 of 190 hotels in Chicago
     
    Kimpton Hotel Monaco Chicago
    2,370 reviews
    #17 of 190 hotels in Chicago
     
    Thompson Chicago, a Thompson Hotel
    2,040 reviews
    #5 of 190 hotels in Chicago
     
    About
    Awards & Recognition
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Breakfast Available
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$167 - US$387 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #14 Romantic Hotel in Chicago
    • #15 Spa Hotel in Chicago
    • #26 Business Hotel in Chicago
    • #29 Luxury Hotel in Chicago
    • #33 Family Hotel in Chicago
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 297
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Expedia, Orbitz, Travelocity, Hotels.com, Priceline, Hotwire, HotelsforEveryone, getaroom.com and HotelQuickly so you can book your The James Chicago-Magnificent Mile reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • United States >
    • Illinois >
    • Chicago
    • Also Known As
    • James Chicago Hotel Chicago ,
    • James Hotel Chicago ,
    • Chicago James Hotel
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (564)
    Room & Suite (599)
    Dining (53)
    Hotel & Grounds (349)
    Bathroom (65)
    Business Centre & Event Rooms (5)
    Family and Play Areas (1)
    Nearby
    Omni Chicago Hotel
    3,384 reviews
    .18 km away
     
    AC Hotel Chicago Downtown
    1,422 reviews
    .03 km away
     
    The Gwen, A Luxury Collection Hotel, Michigan Avenue Chicago
    128 reviews
    .19 km away
     
    Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile
    2,650 reviews
    .13 km away
     
    Nearby Restaurants
    Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab
    3,132 reviews
    .15 km away
    Lawry's The Prime Rib
    976 reviews
    .06 km away
    Eataly
    3,438 reviews
    .10 km away
    Grand Lux Cafe
    2,300 reviews
    .12 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    The Magnificent Mile
    12,424 reviews
    .15 km away
    Richard H. Driehaus Museum
    1,092 reviews
    .14 km away
    Nordstrom
    100 reviews
    .17 km away
    Bloomingdale's Home + Furniture
    51 reviews
    .11 km away
    Questions & Answers
    bdu
    23 July 2017
    Answer Show all 3 answers
    Response from Andrea K | Reviewed this property
    I agree on taking the Blue line - that's the most affordable. You could always grab a cab once you are downtown. Otherwise, the taxi/Uber/Lyft, etc. all end up costing about the same ($35-40). Shuttle services will charge... More
    0
    Votes
    SWWY2015
    19 July 2017
    Answer Show all 3 answers
    Response from BoozenVacay | Reviewed this property
    As of 2 weeks ago, they still offer it. We went to use the pool next door but it's REALLY small. None of us ended up using it because of the size.
    1
    Vote
    ecord74
    3 April 2017
    Answer Show all 4 answers
    Response from TheJamesChiGM | Property representative
    Hallo ecord74, Yes, Lobby is still under renovation. If everything goes according to plans we will have new lobby on May 1st. Thank you, Stephen
    0
    Votes
    Room Tips
    "We needed nothing that was not in the room. Well furnished."
    Read review
    "Save your money on the up grade."
    Read review
    "If you like your space, the king loft is absolutely worth it."
    Read review
    "Worth it to upgrade to a larger room if there are two adults."
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing