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 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

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

  • 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
    700 m
Airports
Train Stations
  • Van Buren Street Station
    500 m
Underground stations
  • LaSalle "L" Station (Blue Line)
    700 m
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Restaurants
  • Mercat a la Planxa (cuisine: Spanish)
    20 m
  • Kitty O'Sheas (cuisine: Irish)
    90 m
Parks
  • Grant Park
    580 m
Beaches
  • North Avenue Beach
    950 m
  • Ohio Street Beach
    2.4 km
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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    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
      700 m
    Airports
    Train Stations
    • Van Buren Street Station
      500 m
    Underground stations
    • LaSalle "L" Station (Blue Line)
      700 m
    • Bus stop
      100 m
    Restaurants
    • Mercat a la Planxa (cuisine: Spanish)
      20 m
    • Kitty O'Sheas (cuisine: Irish)
      90 m
    Parks
    • Grant Park
      580 m
    Beaches
    • North Avenue Beach
      950 m
    • Ohio Street Beach
      2.4 km
    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 - 100 m
    • Bariff Shop For Judaica - 100 m
    • Museum of Contemporary Photography - 100 m
    • Bella Voce - 300 m
    • Chicago Music Alliance - 300 m
    • American Composers Forum - 300 m

    Parks

    • Burnham Park - 400 m

    Universities, Institutes

    • Liberal Education - 100 m
    • Film and Video - 100 m
    • Undergraduate Admissions - 100 m
    • English Department - 100 m
    • Brandeis University - 100 m
    • Management - 100 m
    • Center For Psychoanalytic - 100 m
    • Television Dept - 100 m
    • Columbia College - 100 m
    • Columbia College-Science/math - 100 m
    • Columbia College-Academic Comp - 100 m
    • Columbia College-Radio Dept - 200 m
    • American Floral Art School - 200 m
    • East-West University - 200 m
    • College of Arts and Sciences - 300 m
    • Roosevelt University - 300 m
    • Chicago College Prfrmng Arts - 300 m
    • Music Department - 300 m
    • Harrington Institute-Interior - 300 m
    • Columbia College Theatre Music - 400 m

    College Campuses

    Local attractions

    • Adler Planetarium - 1.6 km
      1300 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago
    • Marina City - 1.7 km
      300 N. State St., Chicago
    • 333 West Wacker Drive - 1.7 km
      333 W. Wacker Dr., Chicago
    • Windy City DIvers - 1.7 km
      N.E. corner of Burnham Harbor, 1362 S. Linn White Dr, Chicago
    • Michigan Avenue Bridge - 1.7 km
      Michigan Ave., Chicago

    Near the hotel

    • Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies - 80 m
      610 S Michigan Ave, Chicago
    • The Loop - 240 m
      701 South State State, Chicago
    • Willow Creek Chicago - 290 m
      Auditorium Theatre, Michigan Ave. at Congress Parkway, Chicago
    • Harold Washington Library Center - 400 m
      400 South State Street, Chicago
    • Museum of Contemporary Photography - 140 m
      Columbia College, Chicago
    • Auditorium Theatre - 280 m
      50 East Congress Parkway, Chicago
    • Fine Arts Building - 340 m
      410 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago

    Restaurants nearby

    • Mercat a la Planxa - 20 m

      Address: 638 South Michigan Avenue
      Phone: 312-765-0524

      75% likes this, based on 300 reviews
      Cuisine: Spanish
      Price Range: CAD 44 - CAD 70

    • Buddy Guy's Legends - 120 m

      Address: 700 S Wabash Ave
      Phone: 312-427-1190

      73% likes this, based on 182 reviews
      Cuisine: Cajun & Creole
      Price Range: CAD 22 - CAD 29

    • Thai Spoon - 120 m

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

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

    • Kitty O'Sheas - 90 m

      Address: 720 S Michigan Ave
      Phone: 312-922-4400

      62% likes this, based on 204 reviews
      Cuisine: Irish
      Price Range: CAD 0 - CAD 26

    • 720 South Bar - 90 m

      Address: 720 South Michigan Avenue
      Phone: 312 922-4400

      68% likes this, based on 33 reviews
      Cuisine: American
      Price Range: CAD 43 - CAD 43

    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
      700 m
    Airports
    Train Stations
    • Van Buren Street Station
      500 m
    Underground stations
    • LaSalle "L" Station (Blue Line)
      700 m
    • Bus stop
      100 m
    Restaurants
    • Mercat a la Planxa (cuisine: Spanish)
      20 m
    • Kitty O'Sheas (cuisine: Irish)
      90 m
    Parks
    • Grant Park
      580 m
    Beaches
    • North Avenue Beach
      950 m
    • Ohio Street Beach
      2.4 km
    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  4 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  12 pm
    • Year renovated:
      2008
    • Number of floors:
      23
    • Number of rooms:
      332