Renaissance Blackstone Chicago Hotel

636 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, United States, 60605  show map
 4 stars
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Renaissance Blackstone Chicago Hotel

 Paid Wi-Fi

Paid Wi-Fi in rooms

 Parking

Valet parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Sports activities

Tennis court

Golf course

Billiards/Pool tables

 Breakfast

Continental breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge

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.

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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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Safe deposit box
  • Pets allowed for a fee
  • Lobby
  • Sundry/Convenience store
  • Souvenir shop
  • Coffee shop
  • Currency exchange
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Fireplace
  • Beauty salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Guest Parking

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

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid valet parking
  • Room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Car rental
  • Dry cleaning
  • 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

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Printers
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Babysitting/Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Tennis court
  • Golf course
  • Billiards/Pool tables
  • Fitness center
  • 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/Extra bed
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Steam shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe

Kitchen facilities

  • Refrigerator

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

Media

  • Paid movies/Video
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Sound docking station
  • Direct dial telephone
  • 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 18 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • One child under the age of 3 may stay for free in an extra bed. 
  • Older children/adults 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. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

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
  • LaSalle Street Station
    800 m
Underground stations
  • LaSalle "L" Station (Blue Line)
    700 m
  • 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
    570 m
Beaches
  • North Avenue Beach
    950 m
  • Ohio Street Beach
    2.4km
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

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.

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Bed type: Double Bed or King Size bed or King or Twin beds
Size: 37m2
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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
    • LaSalle Street Station
      800 m
    Underground stations
    • LaSalle "L" Station (Blue Line)
      700 m
    • 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
      570 m
    Beaches
    • North Avenue Beach
      950 m
    • Ohio Street Beach
      2.4km
    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

    Places of interest

    • Dearborn Station - 400 m

    Museums

    • Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies - 100 m
    • Bariff Shop For Judaica - 100 m
    • Museum of Contemporary Photography - 100 m
    • Chicago Music Alliance - 300 m
    • Bella Voce - 300 m
    • American Composers Forum - 300 m

    Parks

    Universities, Institutes

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

    College Campuses

    Local Attractions

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

    Near the hotel

    • Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies - 70 m
      610 S Michigan Ave, Chicago
    • The Loop - 260 m
      701 South State State, Chicago
    • Willow Creek Chicago - 290 m
      Auditorium Theatre, Michigan Ave. at Congress Parkway, Chicago
    • Harold Washington Library Center - 410 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 42 - CAD 67

    • Buddy Guy's Legends - 140 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 - 130 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

    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.

    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 Reviews

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

    Average guest rating

    8.6out of 10
    Exceptional
    Based on 23 reviews

    Rating by category:

    Location
    9.3
    Value
    8.2
    Service
    10.0
    Rooms
    9.7

    Individual 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
    • LaSalle Street Station
      800 m
    Underground stations
    • LaSalle "L" Station (Blue Line)
      700 m
    • 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
      570 m
    Beaches
    • North Avenue Beach
      950 m
    • Ohio Street Beach
      2.4km
    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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