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

Paid Wi-Fi

USD 14.95 per day

Parking

USD 69 per hour

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

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 Hotel boasts stunning location not far from Michigan Avenue, Lake Michigan and McCormick Place. Residing in a 23-story French building, the hotel was renovated in 2008.

Nestled in the center of Chicago and a 10-minute walk from Van Buren Street train station. The property is in a 10-minute walk to Chicago city center.

This grand hotel is placed within proximity to hills and lakes.

Guests will find themselves a 15-minute stroll from LaSalle \"L\" (Blue Line) subway station. The hotel is around 15 km from Midway airport.

Rooms

There are 332 comfortable rooms fitted with coffee/tea makers, a work desk, an iron with ironing board, flat-screen television and a laptop safe. Some rooms have the park view. Bathrooms are appointed with a hairdryer, toiletries and a shower.

Eat & Drink

A fine selection of Mediterranean dishes is served at the tapas restaurant. Kitty O'Sheas and Mercat a la Planxa are situated in a downtown area, about 50 meters away of the property.

All visitors are offered a full breakfast for a fee. 

Services

Guests can avail of a gift shop, a luggage storage and a car park as well as a conference room, printers and computers.

Relax

The hotel provides a golf course and a tennis court to ensure guests enjoy their stay. Various activities, including cycling, hiking and sailing, are available 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

  • Non-smoking property
  • Paid Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • Pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Luggage storage
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Souvenir shop
  • Beauty salon
  • Coffee shop
  • Fireplace
  • Carte blanche
  • Lobby

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Hiking
  • Cycling
  • Tennis court
  • Golf course
  • Billiards/ Pool tables

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Wedding services
  • Wake up service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Shoe shine service
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Restaurant with air conditioning
  • Cafe
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Printers
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots
  • 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
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Bathtub shower combination
  • Steam shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Paid movies/Video
  • Voice mail
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 4 pm FREE
Check-out until 12 pm FREE

Children and extra beds

All children
0 - 2 years
Crib FREE
Existing bedding FREE
One child
3 - 16 years
Existing bedding FREE
Extra bed USD 25
Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
Maximum capacity of cribs and extra beds depends on the room you book. Please check room details before you make a reservation.

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
  • Midway (MDW)
    14.4 km
  • Chicago O'hare International (ORD)
    26.0 km
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

Club Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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Room Description:

Standard|Club Room

Renaissance Blackstone Chicago Hotel photos Exterior Hotel information
Queen Room
Lake view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed, 2 Queen-size beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
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Room Description:

Standard|Room

Renaissance Blackstone Chicago Hotel photos Exterior The Blackstone, Autograph Collection
King Guest Room
Lake view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
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Club Level King Guest Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
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Luxury Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 2 Double beds

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Room Description:

Deluxe|Luxury Room

Renaissance Blackstone Chicago Hotel Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Auditorium Theatre200 m

Shopping areas

  • Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies100 m

Museums

  • Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies100 m
  • Bariff Shop For Judaica100 m
  • Museum of Contemporary Photography100 m
  • Bella Voce300 m
  • Chicago Music Alliance300 m
  • American Composers Forum300 m

Parks

  • Burnham Park400 m
  • Grant Park400 m

Universities, Institutes

  • Columbia College100 m
  • Management100 m
  • Liberal Education100 m
  • English Department100 m
  • Brandeis University100 m
  • Undergraduate Admissions100 m
  • Center For Psychoanalytic100 m
  • Film and Video100 m
  • Television Dept100 m
  • Columbia College-Science/math100 m
  • Columbia College-Academic Comp100 m
  • East-West University200 m
  • Columbia College-Radio Dept200 m
  • American Floral Art School200 m
  • Chicago College Prfrmng Arts300 m
  • Roosevelt University300 m
  • Harrington Institute-Interior300 m
  • College of Arts and Sciences300 m
  • Music Department300 m

College Campuses

  • Robert Morris University Chicago300 m

Local attractions

  • Adler Planetarium1.6 km
    1300 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago
  • Marina City1.7 km
    300 N. State St., Chicago
  • 333 West Wacker Drive1.7 km
    333 W. Wacker Dr., Chicago
  • Windy City DIvers1.7 km
    N.E. corner of Burnham Harbor, 1362 S. Linn White Dr, Chicago
  • Michigan Avenue Bridge1.7 km
    Michigan Ave., Chicago

Near the hotel

  • Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies80 m
    610 S Michigan Ave, Chicago
  • The Loop240 m
    701 South State State, Chicago
  • Willow Creek Chicago290 m
    Auditorium Theatre, Michigan Ave. at Congress Parkway, Chicago
  • Harold Washington Library Center400 m
    400 South State Street, Chicago
  • Museum of Contemporary Photography140 m
    Columbia College, Chicago
  • Auditorium Theatre280 m
    50 East Congress Parkway, Chicago
  • Fine Arts Building340 m
    410 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago

Restaurants nearby

  • Mercat a la Planxa20 m

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

    75% likes this, based on 300 reviews
    Cuisine: Spanish
    Price Range: INR 2 146 - INR 3 381

  • Buddy Guy's Legends120 m

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

    73% likes this, based on 182 reviews
    Cuisine: Cajun & Creole
    Price Range: INR 1 105 - INR 1 430

  • Thai Spoon120 m

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

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

  • Kitty O'Sheas90 m

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

    62% likes this, based on 204 reviews
    Cuisine: Irish
    Price Range: INR 0 - INR 1 300

  • 720 South Bar90 m

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

    68% likes this, based on 33 reviews
    Cuisine: American
    Price Range: INR 2 081 - INR 2 081

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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  • Brookfield hotels - 18 km

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
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Hotel Address:

636 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, United States, 60605

Get directions
City Center
  • Chicago
    700 m
Airports
  • Midway (MDW)
    14.4 km
  • Chicago O'hare International (ORD)
    26.0 km
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