Renaissance Blackstone Chicago Hotel

ex. The Blackstone A Renaissance Hotel

636 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, United States, 60605  show map
 4 stars
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  • Facilities
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Renaissance Blackstone Chicago Hotel

 Paid Wi-Fi

Paid Wi-Fi in rooms

 Parking

Valet parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Sports activities

Tennis court

Golf course

Cycling

Hiking

Billiards/Pool tables

 Breakfast

Continental breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge

Editorial review:

This hotel has been frequented by celebrities and presidents and has a classic architecture with contemporary elements. The rooms have diverse furniture and decorations, flat-screen TVs, and internet access and on the 23rd floor there's a lounge, two private boardrooms, and luxury suites with views of Lake Michigan.

Verified Reviews:

  • Room also had a mini fridge and coffee machine - Hotel is a bit lonely at night - Bathroom was wonderful
  • Shower with fair water pressure - Bed very comfortable - A fireplace/lounge area in the lobby
  • Few blocks away from both chicago union station - Tapas bar in the hotel was pleasant - Excellent staff
  • Hotel gym was large - Lobby is beautiful - They did provide free internet - Shampoo, etc. is aveda
  • Beds were soft and there were too many pillows - Very clean room - Newly refurbished, modern furniture

Overview

Located nearby the main Chicago’s attractions, the four-star The Blackstone A Renaissance Hotel is nearby the Navy Pier and Shedd Aquarium, the Field Museum and Millennium Park.

Renovated in 2007 the hotel features French Beaux-Arts exterior, which is complemented by contemporary and luxurious exteriors.

All 332 air conditioned rooms feature en suite bathroom and plush bedding with down duvets. Some suites overlook the Lake Michigan.

The hotel features a restaurant, a coffee shop and a lounge bar.

There are nine large conference rooms at the hotel, besides there also is a business centre which features audio-visual equipment and Wi-Fi internet.

The hotel offers a fully-equipped fitness centre, a health club, golf and tennis courts, volleyball playground and a nearby beach.

Year renovated:   2008.  Number of floors:   23.  Number of rooms:   332.

Rooms

The hotel provides non-smoking rooms, as well as rooms and facilities for people with disabilities.

Double room features flat screen TV and marble bathroom.

Standard Queen room offers pillow top mattress, signature Renaissance bed and flat screen TV.

Guest room features marble bathroom, separate sitting area and a flat screen TV.

Club level offers high speed internet access, private bathroom and a pillow top mattress.

Executive Queen room features flat screen TV, marble bathroom and high speed internet access.

Dining options

The hotel offers a buffet breakfast to its guests.

Mercat a la Planxa Resaturant serves Modern Catalan dishes, including seafood, grilled meat and tapas. The restaurant offers a wide choice of cocktails, wines and beer.

Starbucks serves different types of coffee and light snacks, it works the whole day.

Room service is available at the hotel from the early morning to the late evening.

All visitors are offered a full breakfast for a fee. 

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Safe deposit box
  • Pets allowed for a fee
  • Lobby
  • Sundry/Convenience store
  • Souvenir shop
  • Coffee shop
  • Currency exchange
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Fireplace
  • Beauty salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Guest Parking

  • private parking is possible on site at USD 60 per day.

Sports & Fitness

  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Tennis court
  • Golf course
  • Billiards/Pool tables
  • Fitness center

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid valet parking
  • Room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Car rental
  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Shoe shine service
  • Wake up service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • Restaurant with air conditioning
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Printers
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/Baby cots
  • Babysitting/Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Spa center

Room view

  • Lake view

Room facilities

  • Paid Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-Bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Steam shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe

Kitchen facilities

  • Refrigerator

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

Media

  • Paid movies/Video
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Sound docking station
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from  4 pm

Check-Out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • One child under the age of 18 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • One child under the age of 3 may stay for free in an extra bed. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of USD 25 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Renaissance Blackstone Chicago Hotel Chicago location
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Hotel Address:

636 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, United States, 60605

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City Center
  • Chicago
    2300 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Van Buren Street Station
    1700 ft
  • LaSalle Street Station
    2700 ft
Underground stations
  • LaSalle "L" Station (Blue Line)
    2300 ft
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • Mercat a la Planxa (cuisine: Spanish)
    100 ft
  • Kitty O'Sheas (cuisine: Irish)
    300 ft
Parks
  • Grant Park
    1900 ft
Beaches
  • North Avenue Beach
    3200 ft
  • Ohio Street Beach
    1.5 mi
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  4 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2008
  • Number of floors:
    23
  • Number of rooms:
    332

Rooms and availability

The hotel provides non-smoking rooms, as well as rooms and facilities for people with disabilities.

Double room features flat screen TV and marble bathroom.

Standard Queen room offers pillow top mattress, signature Renaissance bed and flat screen TV.

Guest room features marble bathroom, separate sitting area and a flat screen TV.

Club level offers high speed internet access, private bathroom and a pillow top mattress.

Executive Queen room features flat screen TV, marble bathroom and high speed internet access.

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Premium Double Room
Bed type: King Size bed
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  • Air conditioning
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Boasting Lake Michigan views and a 32-inch flat-screen cable TV with premium movie channels, this room also offers an iPod docking station, a stereo system, and a marble bathroom with a hairdryer and robe. Please note that the room rate is based on 2 guests. Maximum occupancy is 2 guests (see Hotel Policies).

Room facilities
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    Standard Double Room
    Bed type: 2 Queen Size beds or King Size bed or Queen Size bed
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    • Air conditioning
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    Boasting a 32-inch flat-screen cable TV with premium movie channels, this room also offers an iPod docking station, a stereo system, and a marble bathroom with a hairdryer and robe.

    Room facilities

      How to reach hotel

      hotel Renaissance Blackstone Chicago Hotel Chicago location
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      Hotel Address:

      636 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, United States, 60605

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Chicago
        2300 ft
      Airports
      Train Stations
      • Van Buren Street Station
        1700 ft
      • LaSalle Street Station
        2700 ft
      Underground stations
      • LaSalle "L" Station (Blue Line)
        2300 ft
      • Bus stop
        400 ft
      Restaurants
      • Mercat a la Planxa (cuisine: Spanish)
        100 ft
      • Kitty O'Sheas (cuisine: Irish)
        300 ft
      Parks
      • Grant Park
        1900 ft
      Beaches
      • North Avenue Beach
        3200 ft
      • Ohio Street Beach
        1.5 mi
      Hotel information
      • Check-In:
        from  4 pm
      • Check-Out:
        until  12 pm
      • Year renovated:
        2008
      • Number of floors:
        23
      • Number of rooms:
        332

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      What's nearby

      Tourist attractions

      Places of interest

      • Dearborn Station - 1400 ft

      Museums

      • Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies - 400 ft
      • Bariff Shop For Judaica - 400 ft
      • Museum of Contemporary Photography - 400 ft
      • Chicago Music Alliance - 1000 ft
      • Bella Voce - 1000 ft
      • American Composers Forum - 1000 ft

      Parks

      Universities, Institutes

      • Columbia College - 400 ft
      • Liberal Education - 400 ft
      • English Department - 400 ft
      • Brandeis University - 400 ft
      • Undergraduate Admissions - 400 ft
      • Management - 400 ft
      • Center For Psychoanalytic - 400 ft
      • Television Dept - 400 ft
      • Film and Video - 400 ft
      • Columbia College-Science/math - 400 ft
      • Columbia College-Academic Comp - 400 ft
      • American Floral Art School - 700 ft
      • Columbia College-Radio Dept - 700 ft
      • East-West University - 700 ft
      • Chicago College Prfrmng Arts - 1000 ft
      • Roosevelt University - 1000 ft
      • Harrington Institute-Interior - 1000 ft
      • College of Arts and Sciences - 1000 ft
      • Music Department - 1000 ft

      College Campuses

      Local Attractions

      • Adler Planetarium - 1.0 mi
        1300 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago
      • Marina City - 1.0 mi
        300 N. State St., Chicago
      • 333 West Wacker Drive - 1.1 mi
        333 W. Wacker Dr., Chicago
      • Windy City DIvers - 1.0 mi
        N.E. corner of Burnham Harbor, 1362 S. Linn White Dr, Chicago
      • Michigan Avenue Bridge - 1.1 mi
        Michigan Ave., Chicago

      Near the hotel

      • Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies - 300 ft
        610 S Michigan Ave, Chicago
      • The Loop - 900 ft
        701 South State State, Chicago
      • Willow Creek Chicago - 1000 ft
        Auditorium Theatre, Michigan Ave. at Congress Parkway, Chicago
      • Harold Washington Library Center - 1400 ft
        400 South State Street, Chicago
      • Museum of Contemporary Photography - 500 ft
        Columbia College, Chicago
      • Auditorium Theatre - 1000 ft
        50 East Congress Parkway, Chicago
      • Fine Arts Building - 1200 ft
        410 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago

      Restaurants Nearby

      • Mercat a la Planxa - 100 ft

        Address: 638 South Michigan Avenue
        Phone: 312-765-0524

        75% likes this, based on 300 reviews
        Cuisine: Spanish
        Price Range: USD 33 - USD 52

      • Buddy Guy's Legends - 500 ft

        Address: 700 S Wabash Ave
        Phone: 312-427-1190

        73% likes this, based on 182 reviews
        Cuisine: Cajun & Creole
        Price Range: USD 17 - USD 22

      • Thai Spoon - 500 ft

        Address: 632 S Wabash Ave
        Phone: (312) 427-9470

        66% likes this, based on 35 reviews
        Cuisine: Thai

      • Kitty O'Sheas - 300 ft

        Address: 720 S Michigan Ave
        Phone: 312-922-4400

        62% likes this, based on 204 reviews
        Cuisine: Irish
        Price Range: USD 0 - USD 20

      • 720 South Bar - 300 ft

        Address: 720 South Michigan Avenue
        Phone: 312 922-4400

        68% likes this, based on 33 reviews
        Cuisine: American
        Price Range: USD 32 - USD 32

      Getting there.

      City centre is in 600m.

      Chicago Midway Airport is in 13.5km.

      Chicago O'Hare Airport is in 25.7km.

      Gary - Chicago International Airport (GYY) is in 33.8km.

      Chicago Executive Airport (PWK) is in 35.4km.

      Chicago DuPage Airport (DPA) is in 53.1km.

      Joliet Park District Airport (JOT) is in 61.2km.

      Waukegan Regional Airport (UGN) is in 62.8km.

      Michigan City Municipal Airport (MGC) is in 69.2km.

      Van Buren Street Train Station is in 300m.

      LaSalle Street Train Station is in 700m.

      Underground Station (Blue Line) is in 600m.

      Hotel information
      • Check-In:
        from  4 pm
      • Check-Out:
        until  12 pm
      • Year renovated:
        2008
      • Number of floors:
        23
      • Number of rooms:
        332
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      Renaissance Blackstone Chicago Hotel Reviews

      Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Renaissance Blackstone Chicago Hotel

      Average guest rating

      8.6out of 10
      Exceptional
      Based on 23 reviews

      Rating by category:

      Location
      9.3
      Value
      8.2
      Service
      10.0
      Rooms
      9.7

      Individual guest reviews

      • Older travelers
        9.6

        We appreciated the helpful, friendly staff. The hotel decor was a very tasteful blend of old luxury and new contemporary.

      • Older travelers
        10.0

        The hotel has a cozy feeling. Warm staff and great location and the price is reasonable.

      • Older travelers
        8.2

        the fact that is a historic hotel. The building is impressive. Our room was very comfortable. We enjoyed our stay.

        Though the building is historic, I thought some of the decor in the lobby is too modern, The large round ceiling lights, and the carpet was loud and distracting.

      • Single
        9.2

        Good service and comfortable pillows/bed

      • Single
        9.2

        Good service and comfortable pillows/bed

      How to reach hotel

      hotel Renaissance Blackstone Chicago Hotel Chicago location
      Show big map »

      Hotel Address:

      636 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, United States, 60605

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Chicago
        2300 ft
      Airports
      Train Stations
      • Van Buren Street Station
        1700 ft
      • LaSalle Street Station
        2700 ft
      Underground stations
      • LaSalle "L" Station (Blue Line)
        2300 ft
      • Bus stop
        400 ft
      Restaurants
      • Mercat a la Planxa (cuisine: Spanish)
        100 ft
      • Kitty O'Sheas (cuisine: Irish)
        300 ft
      Parks
      • Grant Park
        1900 ft
      Beaches
      • North Avenue Beach
        3200 ft
      • Ohio Street Beach
        1.5 mi
      Hotel information
      • Check-In:
        from  4 pm
      • Check-Out:
        until  12 pm
      • Year renovated:
        2008
      • Number of floors:
        23
      • Number of rooms:
        332