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. 
  • 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
    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

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: 37 m²
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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
        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

      Renaissance Blackstone Chicago Hotel Location

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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