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

 Internet

Wi-Fi in public areas

Paid Wi-Fi in rooms

 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 area

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 comfortable Renaissance Blackstone Chicago Hotel is conveniently set minutes away from Navy Pier, The Magnificent Mile and McCormick Place. This French building was refurbished in 2008.

The hotel has stunning location in the center of a downtown area as well as a golf course and a tennis court on-site. Set within a 10-minute walking distance from Chicago city center.

This hotel is placed in South Loop district, known for the tower and museums.

The hotel stands within a 15-minute stroll of LaSalle \"L\" (Blue Line) subway station and within a 10-minute walking distance of Van Buren Street train station. Renaissance Blackstone Chicago Hotel is about 15 minutes’ drive towards Midway airport.

Rooms

All 332 stylish rooms offer a writing desk, a fireplace, a sofa, a laptop safe and LCD TV along with marble bathrooms. Some rooms feature views over Lake Michigan and Millennium Park. They all have carpet floor and ergonomic furniture.

Eat & Drink

A continental breakfast is offered at the lounge. Guests will enjoy special meals in the tapas restaurant serving Mediterranean cuisine. The spacious bar serves a selection of coffee and tea.

All visitors are offered a full breakfast for a fee. 

Services

Cars are available for rent on site.

Relax

Such sports activities as cycling, baseball and hiking are provided 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
  • A la carte restaurant
  • 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
  • Resort 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

Kitchen facilities

  • 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

  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

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

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Double Room
Bed type: Queen-size bed or King-size bed or 2 Queen-size beds
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    Club Level Double Room
    Bed type: King-size bed
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      Bed type: 2 Queen-size beds
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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

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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

        8.6out of 10
        Superb
        Based on 23 reviews

        Rating by category:

        Location
        9.3
        Value
        8.2
        Service
        10.0
        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