Renaissance Blackstone Chicago Hotel

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

Paid Wi-Fi

USD 14.95 per day

Parking

USD 69 per hour

Luggage storage
Late check-in/ -out
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 non-smoking 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

The 23-story Renaissance Blackstone Chicago Hotel offers 332 rooms that come with a dressing area, a work desk, ironing facilities, TV with satellite channels and LCD TV as well as marble bathrooms. Some rooms overlook the park. This rooms have carpet floor and ergonomic furniture.

Eat & Drink

A range of Mediterranean dishes is offered at the tapas restaurant. Offering various dining options, Buddy Guy's Legends and Mercat a la Planxa are about 5-minute walk away.

All visitors are offered a full breakfast for a fee. 

Services

The on-site car rentals are also available.

Relax

Active guests can make use of a fitness center, a jogging trail and a gym offered on site.

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

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

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
  • Self-service laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Shoe shine service

Dining facilities

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

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • 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
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Rollaway beds
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

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

Self-catering

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

Media

  • Paid movies/Video
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • 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. 

Pets

  • Pets are allowed on request.

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
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
    2000 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

Renaissance Blackstone Chicago Hotel photos Room
Park Double Room
Bed type: King-size bed
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  • Air conditioning
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    Standard Double Room
    Bed type: King-size bed or Queen-size bed
    Size: 400 sq. feet
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    • Air conditioning
    • Shower
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      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
      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
        2000 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

      Renaissance Blackstone Chicago Hotel Location

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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

      • Burnham Park - 1400 ft

      Universities, Institutes

      • Liberal Education - 400 ft
      • Film and Video - 400 ft
      • Undergraduate Admissions - 400 ft
      • English Department - 400 ft
      • Brandeis University - 400 ft
      • Management - 400 ft
      • Center For Psychoanalytic - 400 ft
      • Television Dept - 400 ft
      • Columbia College - 400 ft
      • Columbia College-Science/math - 400 ft
      • Columbia College-Academic Comp - 400 ft
      • Columbia College-Radio Dept - 700 ft
      • American Floral Art School - 700 ft
      • East-West University - 700 ft
      • College of Arts and Sciences - 1000 ft
      • Roosevelt University - 1000 ft
      • Chicago College Prfrmng Arts - 1000 ft
      • Music Department - 1000 ft
      • Harrington Institute-Interior - 1000 ft
      • Columbia College Theatre Music - 1400 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 - 800 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 - 400 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 - 400 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 Chicago Hotel Reviews

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

      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 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
      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
        2000 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