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CHICAGO, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Music lovers flocking to this year's Lollapalooza festival can experience the ultimate VIP weekend at The James Chicago. Since its inception the residentially-styled boutique hotel located near the premier music festival, taking place August 1 - 3 in Grant Park, has been a noteworthy destination for music lovers and this year is featuring exclusive activations throughout the weekend including hotel packages, VIP perks, restaurant and bar offerings, and special events.
As one of Chicago's most coveted hotels for Lollapalooza weekend, travelers can book a stay in The James comfortable Loft or Apartment suites with the "Lollapalooza Plus Perks" package. Included in the package are cocktails upon arrival at the Primehouse Bar, two three-day transit passes, classic American breakfast for two at David Burke's Primehouse, as well as a special welcome amenity. Rates begin at $439 for a Loft or Apartment Suite and the package can be booked at jameshotels.com by July 31.
All guests who check in over Lollapalooza weekend beginning on Friday, August 1, will receive a custom James Lollapalooza care package including all festival essentials, while supplies last. Guests will receive a James backpack filled with sunscreen lotion to protect skin, complimentary FRED water and a custom water bottle to keep hydrated throughout the day with ibuprofen packets available from concierge for the early morning hours.
During free time between or after performances, guests can relax in their spacious and comfortable guestrooms and suites at The James Chicago, equipped with complimentary water and WiFi. In all guestrooms over the Chicago festival weekend, guests will be treated to a special Lollapalooza video reel featuring fan-favorite performances throughout the years. Created by music curator and producer, Jared Dietch, The James' common areas will feature a continuous playlist with "best of" tracks from top Lollapalooza artists. Upon check-in, The James will also share with guests via Facebook (JamesHotels) and Twitter (@JamesHotels) a specially crafted 50-song Spotify playlist of 2014 Lollapalooza players to get them excited for the weekend ahead.
On Sunday, August 3, in partnership with nonprofit Common Threads, The James will host the popular "Very Important Rocker" V.I.R. event, in partnership with Kidzapalooza. Featured acts including Ralph's World, Brady Rymer, Happiness Club, and Laura Doherty & Jeanie B from the Kindie Allstars will perform exclusive acoustic sets while Common Threads hosts healthy eating demos with giveaways before and after the concert. All families are invited to attend with a $10 suggested donation per family to support Common Threads for admittance.
Finally, David Burke's Primehouse, recently named number one steakhouse in Chicago by Chicago magazine, will host a Mimosa and Bubbles Bar at the Primehouse Bar from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Friday and Saturday and from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sunday. Guests can enjoy made-to-order Mimosas for $10 while lounging in Primehouse Bar's plush and relaxing seating area. Also on Friday, August 1, Executive Pastry Chef Jove T. Hubbard will be hosting his popular Jove T.'s Ice Cream Shop, featuring two different delectable ice cream treats for guests to purchase for $5.
ABOUT THE JAMES CHICAGO
The James Chicago debuted in 2006 as a stylish alternative for the discerning business and leisure traveler. The property celebrates a refined, socially-conscious lifestyle that is at once beautiful and comfortable, sophisticated and accessible, luxurious and natural. The James Chicago, now part of the Stash Hotel Rewards loyalty program, is centrally located on the corner of Rush and Ontario, steps from Chicago's famed Michigan Avenue, Millennium Park and various museums. The James features David Burke's Primehouse, JIMMY at The James Chicago, expansive meeting and event spaces, The Spa by Asha, The Gym with Jim Karas Personal Training, comfortable guest rooms and business networking lounge with webcams and seasonally rotating artwork. Follow The James Chicago on Twitter @JamesHotels and on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/#!/JamesHotels, and Pinterest http://pinterest.com/thejameshotel/pins/.
ABOUT THE JAMES
In the realm of hospitality, The James Hotels, with ideally situated locations in Chicago, New York and Miami, are authentic, warmly modern, residentially-styled luxury hotels that deliver an artistically inspired blend of exquisitely hand-crafted design surrounded by environmentally thoughtful details. The James defines luxury liberated from tradition; this core philosophy is evident in the properties' residential yet social environment and personal, intuitive service. In 2016, The James will introduce its newest property, The James Los Angeles, located in West Hollywood. For more information, follow James Hotels on Twitter, twitter.com/jameshotels, Facebook, facebook.com/JamesHotels, http://instagram.com/jameshotels/# and Pinterest, pinterest.com/thejameshotels/, in addition to jameshotels.com.
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