The James Hotels are a new line of hotels that fill the niche between boutique and luxury hotels by providing unique style and exceptional service in comfortable surroundings. The hotels are well thought out from the guests' point of view by providing a modern aesthetic with a classic commitment to hospitality. Stephen Hanson, entrepreneur known for his B.R. Guest restaurants, Danny Errico, former CEO and founder of the successful Equinox Fitness Clubs, and Brad Wilson, most recently V.P. of Operations and a founding member of W Hotels, come together to introduce properties with modern residential comfort and classic hospitality. (09/08 LM)
The location is ideally situated in downtown Chicago on the corner of Ontario and Rush St, steps off of Michigan Avenue. In the heart of The Magnificent Mile, the best of Chicago's dining, shopping and night life options are right outside the door. Within walking distance are Chicago cultural attractions including the Museum of Contemporary Art, the John Hancock Center, Millennium Park, the Historic Water Tower and Navy Pier.
The building, originally built in 1928 is traditional in style with a brick exterior. Steel awnings and large picture windows.
The public space is designed in warm tones of wood and stone, and filled with comfortable seating areas outlined in custom carpets to provide a relaxing yet private environment with a modern aesthetic. The Lobby provides convenient access to David Burke's Prime house, The Gym, The Spa, J Bar and all special event spaces.
Pets are allowed