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 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
  • Wake up 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/Baby cots
  • 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

  • One child under the age of 16 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • All children under the age of 16 may stay at the price of USD 25 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • 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

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Double Room
Bed type: Queen-size bed or King-size bed or 2 Queen-size beds
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  • Shower
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    Club Level Double Room
    Bed type: King-size bed
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      Bed type: 2 Queen-size beds or King-size bed
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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 43 - CAD 68

        • 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 28

        • 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 41 - CAD 41

        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
          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