Renaissance Blackstone Hotel - Chicago

ex. The Blackstone A Renaissance Hotel

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

Paid Wi-Fi

USD 14.95 per day

Parking

USD 69 per hour

Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Cafe

Coffee shop

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Spa and relaxation

Spa center

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

The 4-star Renaissance Blackstone Chicago Hotel offers comfortable rooms in South Loop district of Chicago. Founded in 1908, the hotel underwent a renovation in 2008.

The hotel is placed 5 minutes' walk from Gen. John Logan Memorial, Auditorium Theatre and Michigan Avenue. The venue is set just 10 minutes' walk from Chicago center.

Guests may find Windy City DIvers within 1.7 km and Old St. Patrick's Church within 1.8 km of the property.

The hotel is conveniently located just a 15-minute walk to LaSalle \"L\" (Blue Line) underground station and 10 minutes' walking distance to Van Buren Street train station. There is Midway airport at a 15 km distance.

Rooms

This elegant property offers guestrooms complete with a sitting area, a work desk, ironing facilities, a personal safe and television with satellite channels. Some rooms overlook the park. They have carpet floor and ergonomic furniture.

Eat & Drink

Guests can order Mediterranean meals at the modern restaurant. Buddy Guy's Legends and Mercat a la Planxa are located within 50 meters away.

All visitors are offered a full breakfast for a fee. 

Services

The hotel offers newspaper service, wake up service and porter service together with a gift shop, a luggage storage and parking for guests' comfort.

Relax

Cycling, hiking and sailing as well as a jogging trail, a fitness center and a gym will help travelers keep fit.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms at USD 14.95 per day.

Guest Parking

public parking is possible at a location nearby at USD 69 per hour.

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

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Paid Wi-Fi
  • Parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Luggage storage
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Souvenir shop
  • Beauty salon
  • Coffee shop
  • Fireplace
  • Carte blanche

Sports & Fitness

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

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid valet parking
  • Room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Wedding services
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Shoe shine service
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Restaurant with air conditioning
  • Cafe
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Printers
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • 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
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Bathtub shower combination
  • Steam shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Paid movies/Video
  • Voice mail
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  4 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 16 may stay at the price of USD 25 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • One child under the age of 16 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 

How to reach hotel

hotel Renaissance Blackstone Hotel - Chicago 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
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

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Standard|1 Queen Bed - Wifi, Mini Fridge

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    How to reach hotel

    hotel Renaissance Blackstone Hotel - Chicago 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
    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

    Shopping areas

    Museums

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

    Parks

    Universities, Institutes

    • Columbia College - 400 ft
    • Management - 400 ft
    • Liberal Education - 400 ft
    • English Department - 400 ft
    • Brandeis University - 400 ft
    • Undergraduate Admissions - 400 ft
    • Center For Psychoanalytic - 400 ft
    • Film and Video - 400 ft
    • Television Dept - 400 ft
    • Columbia College-Science/math - 400 ft
    • Columbia College-Academic Comp - 400 ft
    • East-West University - 700 ft
    • Columbia College-Radio Dept - 700 ft
    • American Floral Art School - 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

    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 Reviews

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

    Average guest rating

    8.8out of 10
    Superb
    Based on 24 reviews

    Rating by category:

    Service
    10.0
    Value
    8.0
    Location
    9.0
    Rooms
    9.7

    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 Hotel - Chicago 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
    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