The James Chicago-Magnificent Mile

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    55 East Ontario StreetChicagoILUSA 60611   |   Near Michigan Avenue   |  

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    Property Description

    Property Location
    With a stay at The James Chicago-Magnificent Mile, you'll be centrally located in Chicago, within a 5-minute drive of Water Tower Place and Chicago Riverwalk. This 4.5-star hotel is 0.6 mi (0.9 km) from John Hancock Center and 0.7 mi (1.1 km) from Chicago Theatre.

    Make yourself at home in one of the 297 air-conditioned rooms featuring tablet computers and minibars. 42-inch plasma televisions with cable programming provide entertainment, while complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected. Private bathrooms with bathtubs or showers feature designer toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones, as well as safes and complimentary weekday newspapers.

    Pamper yourself with a visit to the spa, which offers massages, body treatments, and facials. Additional amenities at this hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access, babysitting/childcare (surcharge), and wedding services.

    Enjoy a meal at the restaurant, or stay in and take advantage of the hotel's room service (during limited hours). Mingle with other guests at the complimentary reception, held daily. Relax with a refreshing drink at one of the 2 bars/lounges. Full breakfasts are available daily for a fee.

    Business, Other Amenities
    Featured amenities include a 24-hour business center, express check-in, and express check-out. Planning an event in Chicago? This hotel features 7000 square feet (650 square meters) of event facilities.


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    Property Amenities

    • 24-hour fitness facilities
    • Breakfast available (surcharge)
    • 24-hour business center
    • 24-hour business center
    • 24-hour fitness facilities
    • 24-hour front desk
    • ATM/banking
    • Accessible bathroom
    • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
    • Ballroom
    • Breakfast available (surcharge)
    • Conference space size (feet) - 7000

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    • Conference space size (meters) - 650
    • Dry cleaning/laundry service
    • Elevator/lift
    • Express check-in
    • Express check-out
    • Free WiFi
    • Free newspapers in lobby
    • Free reception
    • Full-service spa
    • In-room accessibility
    • Luggage storage
    • Meeting rooms
    • Multilingual staff
    • Number of bars/lounges - 2
    • Number of floors - 17
    • Pets allowed
    • Porter/bellhop
    • Restaurant
    • Roll-in shower
    • Smoke-free property
    • Spa services on site
    • Spa treatment room(s)
    • Total number of rooms - 297
    • Valet parking (surcharge)
    • Wedding services

    What You Need to Know

    Know Before You Go

    • Reservations are required for spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
    • The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.
    • Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section).


    The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

    • Fee for full breakfast: USD 24 per person (approximately)
    • Valet parking fee: USD 69 per day (in/out privileges)
    • Pet fee: USD 75 per accommodation, per stay
    • Rollaway bed fee: USD 30.0 per night

    The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

    Mandatory Fees and Taxes

    You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

    • Resort fee: USD 17.95 per accommodation, per night
    The resort fee includes:
    • Internet access
    • Newspaper
    • Phone calls
    • In-room coffee
    • Additional inclusions

    We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

    Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
    Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
    Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
      Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.
    Pets allowed Check-in time starts at 3 PM Check-out time is noon

    Location Information

    Area and Attractions Map

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    Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

    State Street - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
    Chinese Consulate - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
    Michigan Avenue - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
    Wrigley Building - 0.7 km / 0.5 mi
    Museum of Contemporary Art - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
    Water Tower Place - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
    Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital - 0.9 km / 0.5 mi
    Chicago Water Tower - 0.9 km / 0.5 mi
    Prentice Women's Hospital - 0.9 km / 0.6 mi
    Chicago Riverwalk - 0.9 km / 0.6 mi
    John Hancock Center - 0.9 km / 0.6 mi
    Northwestern Memorial Hospital - 0.9 km / 0.6 mi
    Newberry Library - 1.1 km / 0.7 mi
    Chicago Theatre - 1.1 km / 0.7 mi
    Broadway Playhouse - 1.1 km / 0.7 mi

    The nearest airports are:
    Chicago, IL (MDW-Midway Intl.) - 21.2 km / 13.2 mi
    Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.) - 28.5 km / 17.7 mi
    Chicago, IL (PWK-Chicago Executive) - 40.9 km / 25.4 mi

    The preferred airport for The James Chicago-Magnificent Mile is Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.).

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