Since 1875- we have provided our guests with unparalleled service and incomparable experiences. Set on the banks of the Mississippi River and with history at our back- the St. James offers a setting few other establishments can boast. We hope you take full advantage of this perfect blend of history- setting and ambience. The historic atmosphere begins here in your room. Each guest suite is thoughtfully decorated and themed from the one-of-a-kind quilt on the comfortable bed to the name on the door honoring one of the many grand old Mississippi riverboats. Outside your room- explore the hotels many common areas. Relax with a book in our stately library- enjoy the grandeur of the pipe organ in our historic lobby or marvel at the antique chandelier in the retail courtyard. When it comes time to dine- we offer a variety of unique and inviting options. Savor a steak and glass of wine at The Port. Peruse the many appetizing menu options for breakfast or lunch at the Veranda. Grab a snack or Starbucks coffee at Claras. Take in a panoramic river view at The Patio Porch. Or sip a well-aged Scotch at the classic bar inside Jimmys Pub. Just outside our doors youll find a wealth of things to do and see in this charming river town. Stroll through the three riverside parks- catch a glimpse of the hundreds of resident and migratory bald eagles or visit the famous Red Wing Pottery factory. Set your own pace- and when you return to the hotel were here to take care of you.