Renaissance Blackstone Chicago Hotel  4 stars

636 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, United States, 60605  show mapSave
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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

Located nearby the main Chicago’s attractions, the four-star The Blackstone A Renaissance Hotel is nearby the Navy Pier and Shedd Aquarium, the Field Museum and Millennium Park.

Renovated in 2007 the hotel features French Beaux-Arts exterior, which is complemented by contemporary and luxurious exteriors.

All 332 air conditioned rooms feature en suite bathroom and plush bedding with down duvets. Some suites overlook the Lake Michigan.

The hotel features a restaurant, a coffee shop and a lounge bar.

There are nine large conference rooms at the hotel, besides there also is a business centre which features audio-visual equipment and Wi-Fi internet.

The hotel offers a fully-equipped fitness centre, a health club, golf and tennis courts, volleyball playground and a nearby beach.

Year renovated   2008.  Number of floors   23.  Number of rooms   332.

Distance to:

  • City Center Chicago - 2300 ft
  • Airport: Midway (MDW) - 8.9 mi, Chicago O'hare International (ORD) - 16.2 mi
  • Train Station: Van Buren Street Station - 1700 ft, LaSalle Street Station - 2700 ft
  • Underground station: LaSalle "L" Station (Blue Line) - 2300 ft, LaSalle \"L\" Station (Blue Line) - 2300 ft
  • Bus stop - 400 ft
  • Restaurants: Mercat a la Planxa (Food: Spanish) - 100 ft, Kitty O'Sheas (Food: Irish) - 300 ft
  • Parks Grant Park - 2000 ft
  • Beaches: North Avenue Beach - 3200 ft, Ohio Street Beach - 1.5 mi

Rooms

The hotel provides non-smoking rooms, as well as rooms and facilities for people with disabilities.

Double room features flat screen TV and marble bathroom.

Standard Queen room offers pillow top mattress, signature Renaissance bed and flat screen TV.

Guest room features marble bathroom, separate sitting area and a flat screen TV.

Club level offers high speed internet access, private bathroom and a pillow top mattress.

Executive Queen room features flat screen TV, marble bathroom and high speed internet access.

Dining options

The hotel offers a buffet breakfast to its guests.

Mercat a la Planxa Resaturant serves Modern Catalan dishes, including seafood, grilled meat and tapas. The restaurant offers a wide choice of cocktails, wines and beer.

Starbucks serves different types of coffee and light snacks, it works the whole day.

Room service is available at the hotel from the early morning to the late evening.

All visitors are offered a full breakfast for a fee. 

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Policies

Check-In

from  4 pm

Check-Out

until  12 pm

Children and extra beds
  • One child under the age of 18 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • One child under the age of 3 may stay for free. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of USD 25 per night/person for extra beds. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
Pets

Pets are not allowed

Facilities

General
  • Parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • Car rental
  • Currency exchange
  • Pets allowed
  • Elevator
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Concierge desk
  • Shoe shine stand
  • Storage space
  • Gift shop
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Front desk
  • Newspapers/magazines
Internet

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms and the rate is USD 12.95 per day

Wireless internet is available in public areas and is free of charge

Guest Parking

Private hotel parking is possible on site and the rate is USD 60 per day.

Activities
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Billiards
Services
  • Bell staff/porter
  • Maid Service
  • Shops/Commercial Services
  • Valet parking
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
Dining facilities
  • Continental breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
  • Business center
  • Fax/photocopying
Meeting facilities
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Meeting room
  • Conference facilities
Children's facilities
  • Child care
Facilities for people with disabilities
  • Rooms/facilities for people with disabilities
Leisure and relaxation facilities
  • Fitness center
  • Golf
  • Exercise gym
Room view
  • Lake view
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Room service
  • Heating
  • Tea and Coffee Facilities
  • Cable TV
  • Satellite TV
  • Ironing facilities
  • LCD TV
  • Voice mail
  • Ergonomic chair
  • Bathtub
  • Pay TV
  • Work desk
  • Hair dryer
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Telephone
  • Shower
  • Radio
  • Refrigerator
  • Toilet
  • Microwave
  • Private bathroom
  • Sofa bed
  • Bathrobe
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Living room
  • High ceiling
  • iPod docking station

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The hotel provides non-smoking rooms, as well as rooms and facilities for people with disabilities.

Double room features flat screen TV and marble bathroom.

Standard Queen room offers pillow top mattress, signature Renaissance bed and flat screen TV.

Guest room features marble bathroom, separate sitting area and a flat screen TV.

Club level offers high speed internet access, private bathroom and a pillow top mattress.

Executive Queen room features flat screen TV, marble bathroom and high speed internet access.

Club Deluxe Upper Floors Double Room
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Renaissance Blackstone Chicago Hotel Club Deluxe Upper Floors Double Room
Bed type: King Size Bed
Size: 390 sq. feet

Sometimes it really is all in the details. Experience features such as our Gentleman's Armoire provided for the convenience and comfort of busy executives and travelers.


Room facilities
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    Renaissance Blackstone Chicago Hotel Family Room
    Renaissance Blackstone Chicago Hotel Family Room
    Renaissance Blackstone Chicago Hotel Family Room
    Renaissance Blackstone Chicago Hotel Family Room
    Bed type: Two Queen Size Beds
    Size: 500 sq. feet
    Room facilities
      Deluxe Double Room
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      Renaissance Blackstone Chicago Hotel Deluxe Double Room
      Renaissance Blackstone Chicago Hotel Deluxe Double Room
      Renaissance Blackstone Chicago Hotel Deluxe Double Room
      Renaissance Blackstone Chicago Hotel Deluxe Double Room
      Renaissance Blackstone Chicago Hotel Deluxe Double Room
      Bed type: King Size Bed or Two Queen Size Beds or Queen Size Bed
      Size: 390 sq. feet
      View: Stunning view

      Sometimes it really is all in the details. Experience features such as our Gentleman's Armoire provided for the convenience and comfort of busy executives and travelers.


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        What's nearby

        Tourist attractions
        • Auditorium Theatre
          700 ft
        Places of interest
        • Dearborn Station
          1400 ft
        Museums
        • Bariff Shop For Judaica
          400 ft
        • Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies
          400 ft
        • Museum of Contemporary Photography
          400 ft
        • Bella Voce
          1000 ft
        • American Composers Forum
          1000 ft
        • Chicago Music Alliance
          1000 ft
        Parks
        • Burnham Park
          1400 ft
        • Grant Park
          1400 ft
        Universities, Institutes
        • Center For Psychoanalytic
          400 ft
        • Brandeis University
          400 ft
        • Columbia College-Academic Comp
          400 ft
        • English Department
          400 ft
        • 400 ft
        • Management
          400 ft
        • Columbia College
          400 ft
        • Television Dept
          400 ft
        • Liberal Education
          400 ft
        • Undergraduate Admissions
          400 ft
        • Film and Video
          400 ft
        • East-West University
          700 ft
        • Columbia College-Radio Dept
          700 ft
        • American Floral Art School
          700 ft
        • Chicago College Prfrmng Arts
          1000 ft
        • 1000 ft
        • Music Department
          1000 ft
        • College of Arts and Sciences
          1000 ft
        • Harrington Institute-Interior
          1000 ft
        • American Academy of Art
          1400 ft

        Local Attractions

        • Maxwell Street
          5000 ft
          Chicago, IL
        • Adler Planetarium
          1.0 mi
          1300 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago
        • North Michigan Avenue
          1.0 mi
          Chicago, IL
        • Windy City DIvers
          1.0 mi
          N.E. corner of Burnham Harbor, 1362 S. Linn White Dr, Chicago
        • Chicago Riverwalk
          1.0 mi
          100 E. Wacker Drive, Chicago

        Near the hotel

        • Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies
          300 ft
          610 S Michigan Ave, Chicago
        • Museum of Contemporary Photography
          500 ft
          Columbia College, Chicago
        • The Loop
          800 ft
          701 South State State, Chicago
        • Auditorium Theatre
          1000 ft
          50 East Congress Parkway, Chicago
        • Willow Creek Chicago
          1000 ft
          Auditorium Theatre, Michigan Ave. at Congress Parkway, Chicago
        • Fine Arts Building
          1200 ft
          410 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago
        • Art Institute of Chicago
          2700 ft
          111 S Michigan Ave, Chicago

        Restaurants Nearby

        • Mercat a la Planxa

          75% likes this, based on 300 reviews
          Food: Spanish
          Price Range: USD 33 - USD 52

          100 ft
          638 South Michigan Avenue

          Phone: 312-765-0524

        • Kitty O'Sheas

          62% likes this, based on 204 reviews
          Food: Irish
          Price Range: USD 0 - USD 20

          300 ft
          720 S Michigan Ave

          Phone: 312-922-4400

        • Buddy Guy's Legends

          73% likes this, based on 182 reviews
          Food: Cajun & Creole
          Price Range: USD 17 - USD 22

          400 ft
          700 S Wabash Ave

          Phone: 312-427-1190

        • 720 South Bar

          68% likes this, based on 33 reviews
          Food: American
          Price Range: USD 32 - USD 32

          300 ft
          720 South Michigan Avenue

          Phone: 312 922-4400

        • Thai Spoon

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

          400 ft
          632 S Wabash Ave

          Phone: (312) 427-9470

        Getting there.

        City centre is in 600m.

        Chicago Midway Airport is in 13.5km.

        Chicago O'Hare Airport is in 25.7km.

        Gary - Chicago International Airport (GYY) is in 33.8km.

        Chicago Executive Airport (PWK) is in 35.4km.

        Chicago DuPage Airport (DPA) is in 53.1km.

        Joliet Park District Airport (JOT) is in 61.2km.

        Waukegan Regional Airport (UGN) is in 62.8km.

        Michigan City Municipal Airport (MGC) is in 69.2km.

        Van Buren Street Train Station is in 300m.

        LaSalle Street Train Station is in 700m.

        Underground Station (Blue Line) is in 600m.

        Renaissance Blackstone Chicago Hotel Reviews

        Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Renaissance Blackstone Chicago Hotel

        Average guest rating

        8.8
        out of 10
        Exceptional
        Based on 72 reviews

        Rating by category:

        Dining
        1.7
        Location
        8.9
        Rooms
        9.1
        Service
        7.6
        Value
        8.8

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