David Burke's Primehouse - David Burke partners with Executive Chef RIck Gresh to create the modern interpretation of a classic American Steakhouse. David Burke's Primehouse features a contemporary steakhouse menu with meats that are USDA prime grade, hand-picked, and dry-aged on the premises. Highlights include the award-winning 55-day dry-aged Ribeye, Bone-in "South Side" Filet Mignon, Kobe Beef Sashimi on Himaylan rock salt, and Surf & Turf Dumplings.
JBar - Signature cocktails served in an intimate setting. The design incorporates plasma screens displaying video as art. Food is also provided by David Burke's Primehouse.
The Spa by ASHA features a variety of services provided by professional Aveda therapists available in three private treatment areas or in a guestroom or suite.
The hotel's 2,500-square-foot fitness center offers state-of-the-art cardio and weight equipment. Cardio machines feature individual TVs. Personal-training sessions are available for a surcharge.
The James is located in the heart of The Magnificent Mile -- home to the best of Chicago's dining, nightlife and, of course, shopping.
The Ohio Street Beach along Lake Michigan is about a mile east of the hotel. Guests who enjoy running, walking, bicycling, or in-line skating should bring their gear for exercising along the 20-mile lakefront path. Bicycles and in-line skates are available for rent at several beachfront locations. During summer months, lifeguards are on duty. Also in summer, beach volleyball courts are available for rent or pickup games. Canoeing, kayaking, and rowing equipment can be rented from the Lincoln Park Boathouse, just 2.5 miles away.
Millennium Park is a 24.5-acre park located right on Michigan avenue between Randolph and Monroe Streets. It is the center for world-class art, music, architecture and landscape design. From ice-skating to al fresco dining, public art, and free music performances, you can experience everything at Millennium Park. The park is also home to the Jay Pritzker Pavilion, the most sophisticated outdoor concert venue of its kind in the United States.
The James is also within easy walking distance of many of Chicago's most celebrated attractions and institutions, including the Museum of Contemporary Art, The John Hancock Center, The Historic Water Tower and The Navy Pier.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.
The closest major airports to The James Chicago are:
Chicago, IL (MDW-Midway Intl.) - 15 km / 9.3 mi
Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.) - 24.8 km / 15.4 mi
The preferred airport for The James Chicago is Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.).
Distances are calculated in a straight line from the property's location to the point of interest or airport and may not reflect actual travel distance.
Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometre.