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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Renaissance Blackstone Chicago Hotel

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 Hotel boasts stunning location not far from Michigan Avenue, Lake Michigan and McCormick Place. Residing in a 23-story French building, the hotel was renovated in 2008.

Nestled in the center of Chicago and a 10-minute walk from Van Buren Street train station. The property is in a 10-minute walk to Chicago city center.

This grand hotel is placed within proximity to hills and lakes.

Guests will find themselves a 15-minute stroll from LaSalle \"L\" (Blue Line) subway station. The hotel is around 15 km from Midway airport.

Rooms

There are 332 comfortable rooms fitted with coffee/tea makers, a work desk, an iron with ironing board, flat-screen television and a laptop safe. Some rooms have the park view. Bathrooms are appointed with a hairdryer, toiletries and a shower.

Eat & Drink

A fine selection of Mediterranean dishes is served at the tapas restaurant. Kitty O'Sheas and Mercat a la Planxa are situated in a downtown area, about 50 meters away of the property.

All visitors are offered a full breakfast for a fee. 

Services

Guests can avail of a gift shop, a luggage storage and a car park as well as a conference room, printers and computers.

Relax

The hotel provides a golf course and a tennis court to ensure guests enjoy their stay. Various activities, including cycling, hiking and sailing, are available 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

  • Non-smoking property
  • Paid Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • 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
  • Room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Wedding services
  • Wake up service
  • 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/ 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
  • 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. 

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
    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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King Guest Room
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Double Queen Room
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King Room Lake View
Lake view
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    2 persons

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King Guest Room Club Level
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    2 persons

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Queen Room Two Queen Beds Lake View
Lake view
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Queen Guest Room
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Renaissance Blackstone Chicago Hotel Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

Museums

  • Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies400 ft
  • Bariff Shop For Judaica400 ft
  • Museum of Contemporary Photography400 ft
  • Bella Voce1000 ft
  • Chicago Music Alliance1000 ft
  • American Composers Forum1000 ft

Parks

Universities, Institutes

  • Columbia College400 ft
  • Management400 ft
  • Liberal Education400 ft
  • English Department400 ft
  • Brandeis University400 ft
  • Undergraduate Admissions400 ft
  • Center For Psychoanalytic400 ft
  • Film and Video400 ft
  • Television Dept400 ft
  • Columbia College-Science/math400 ft
  • Columbia College-Academic Comp400 ft
  • East-West University700 ft
  • Columbia College-Radio Dept700 ft
  • American Floral Art School700 ft
  • Chicago College Prfrmng Arts1000 ft
  • Roosevelt University1000 ft
  • Harrington Institute-Interior1000 ft
  • College of Arts and Sciences1000 ft
  • Music Department1000 ft

College Campuses

Local attractions

  • Adler Planetarium1.0 mi
    1300 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago
  • Marina City1.0 mi
    300 N. State St., Chicago
  • 333 West Wacker Drive1.1 mi
    333 W. Wacker Dr., Chicago
  • Windy City DIvers1.0 mi
    N.E. corner of Burnham Harbor, 1362 S. Linn White Dr, Chicago
  • Michigan Avenue Bridge1.1 mi
    Michigan Ave., Chicago

Near the hotel

  • Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies300 ft
    610 S Michigan Ave, Chicago
  • The Loop900 ft
    701 South State State, Chicago
  • Willow Creek Chicago1000 ft
    Auditorium Theatre, Michigan Ave. at Congress Parkway, Chicago
  • Harold Washington Library Center1400 ft
    400 South State Street, Chicago
  • Museum of Contemporary Photography500 ft
    Columbia College, Chicago
  • Auditorium Theatre1000 ft
    50 East Congress Parkway, Chicago
  • Fine Arts Building1200 ft
    410 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago

Restaurants nearby

  • Mercat a la Planxa100 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 Legends500 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 Spoon500 ft

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

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

  • Kitty O'Sheas300 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 Bar300 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
    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