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

 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 in South Loop district offers non-smoking rooms with views over Lake Michigan and Millennium Park. Offering accommodation in the 23-story building, the hotel combines French architecture and modern facilities.

This hotel is located in a downtown area, 2.5 km from Navy Pier, McCormick Place and Michigan Avenue. The property lies within 1 km from the city center.

The hotel offers stunning location close to hills and lakes.

1100 S Colum(Pedestrian Underpass) bus stop is just 100 meters from the hotel and a 15-minute walk takes guests to LaSalle \"L\" (Blue Line) underground station. Midway airport can be reached within 15 minutes' drive.

Rooms

The hotel comprises 332 rooms equipped with a seating area, a fireplace, an iron with ironing board, flat-screen TV and individual climate control. They are fitted with marble bathrooms with toiletries, bathrobes and a hairdryer.

Eat & Drink

A broad variety of Mediterranean dishes is served at the tapas restaurant. Guests can dine in Buddy Guy's Legends and Mercat a la Planxa located within a 5-minute walk of the property.

All visitors are offered a full breakfast for a fee. 

Services

Offering car rental services, Renaissance Blackstone Chicago Hotel induces guests to explore the area.

Relax

On-site fitness facilities include a fitness center, a jogging trail and a gym. Cycling, hiking and sailing 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. 

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

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Bed type: Queen-size bed or King-size bed or 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

    8.8out 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