Chi-Town Chic | The James Chicago

The James Chicago | Chicago, Illinois

THE VIBE
Just one block away from Chicago’s crown gem, the Magnificent Mile, The James Chicago is warm and inviting. Bring your children or your pet, and take a grand walking tour of the Windy City. Luxurious yet accessible, the hotel will feel like home.

THE LOOK
Minimalistic with  bright whites, velvet mustard couches, vibrant optic rugs and Scandinavian simplicity make The James Chicago a chic respite in the heart of downtown Chi-town.

THE SLEEP
The 297 beautiful and spacious guestrooms are comforting and cozy with dark oak paneled walls, crisp and modern bedding and an ultra-luxe 2 PM check-out. In the morning, head to the lobby for freshly-baked complimentary muffins and Chicago roasted coffee.

THE TASTE
Voted by Bon Appétit as the Restaurant City of the Year, Chicago’s food scene is alive with trendy restaurants such as Elske and Giant. Primehouse does 24 hour room service if you’re more in the mood to dine in room while wearing one of the plush robes. Our recommendation? Don’t visit Chicago if you’re counting calories.

THE LOCALE
The Hampton Social is a favorite of ours for brunch with your girls or indulging in a few evening cocktails. Not to mention, the neon pink rosé all day sign is pretty Instagram-worthy…

THE FEEL
The fitness center at The James is open 24 hours a day, and guests have access to the carefully curated Urban Wellness program which gives guests the opportunity to experience boutique fitness classes such as Yoga Loft Chicago. One of the chakra cleansing spa treatments In the warmer months, take one of the hotel bikes out for a spin around the city.

THE WOW
From the intricate design details, unique programming and attentive concierge, there’s lots to write home about here, but the newly-designed, artcentic lobby is playfully chic and is reason enough to stay at The James Chicago. The daily wine and cheese happy hour never hurts.

THE SNAP
Chicago is a city with a rich history of inspired interior design and architectural masterpieces. The James Chicago honors this tradition with absolutely no shortage of  Insta-worthy interior shots.

Instagram worthy: 8/10

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