The Blackstone, Autograph Collection - Chicago

ex. The Blackstone A Renaissance Hotel

636 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60605  show map
 4 stars
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The Blackstone, Autograph Collection - Chicago

Paid Wi-Fi

USD 14.95 per day

Parking

USD 69 per hour

Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Poolside snack bar

Cafe

Coffee shop

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Private swimming pool

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

Renaissance Blackstone Chicago Hotel is a 4-star property in the center of Chicago. The hotel occupies 23 floors and was renovated in 2008.

A stunning location in South Loop district of Chicago offers an easy access to Cloud Gate, which is about 15 minutes` walk. Renaissance Blackstone Chicago Hotel is within about 10 minutes' walk of the center of Chicago.

Nearby points of interest include a college, a theater and a museum.

This hotel is situated within a 15-minute walk from LaSalle \"L\" (Blue Line) underground station and 850 meters away from Van Buren Street train station. There is Midway airport at a 15 km distance.

Rooms

This property comprises 332 comfortable guestrooms featuring a laptop safe, flat-screen TV, a seating area, a sofa and a fireplace. Some rooms have the park view. Each room features a marble bathroom with a hairdryer, a sink and toiletries.

Eat & Drink

There is a bar for guests to enjoy their meal. Local dishes are served in the large restaurant on site. The small café bar offers billiards, a terrace and Wi-Fi. Guests can dine at Buddy Guy's Legends and Mercat a la Planxa, about 50 meters away from the property.

All visitors are offered a full breakfast for a fee. 

Services

The on-site car rentals are also available.

Relax

Renaissance Blackstone Chicago Hotel is a child-friendly hotel offering high chairs and cots. On-site fitness facilities include cardiovascular equipment, a fitness centre and a jogging trail.

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
  • No parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • Pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Luggage storage
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Beauty salon
  • Coffee shop
  • Fireplace
  • Carte blanche
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors
  • Mobile phone network

Sports & Fitness

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

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • 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
  • Poolside snack bar

Meeting facilities

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

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots
  • High chairs
  • Babysitting/Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Private swimming pool
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Sun loungers
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Leisure/ TV room
  • Spa center
  • Sauna
  • Jacuzzi

Room view

  • Lake view

Room facilities

  • Paid Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • In-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Connecting rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Terrace
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

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

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Paid movies/Video
  • Voice mail
  • Local calls
  • 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

One child
0 - 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.

Pets

Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

636 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60605

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City Center
  • Chicago
    700 m
Airports
  • Midway (MDW)
    14.5 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
  • Jackson Park\'s Japanese Garden
    570 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

The Blackstone, Autograph Collection photos Exterior Hotel information
Queen Room
Lake view
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed, 1 King-size bed, 2 Queen-size beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Seating area
  • Living room
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Mini-refrigerator
  • Media:Television
Room Description:

1 Queen, Mini fridge, 365sqft/33sqm, Living/sit ting area, Wireless internet, for a fee, Coffee /tea maker, 50in/127cm LED TV

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King Room
Lake view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Mini-refrigerator
  • Media:Television
Room Description:

Guest Room, Lake View, 1 King, Mini fridge, 395 sqft/36sqm, Wireless internet, for a fee, Coffe e/tea maker, 50in/127cm LED TV

The Blackstone, Autograph Collection photos Exterior Hotel information
Club Level King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Mini-refrigerator
  • Media:Television
Room Description:

Club Level, 1 King, Mini fridge, 395sqft/36sqm, Wireless internet, for a fee, Coffee/tea maker , 50in/127cm LED TV

Deluxe Queen Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Queen-size beds, 1 Double bed

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  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Mini-refrigerator
  • Media:Television
Room Description:

Deluxe, 2 Queen, Mini fridge, 395sqft/36sqm, Wi reless internet, for a fee, Coffee/tea maker, 5 0in/127cm LED TV

Deluxe King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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Room Description:

Deluxe|Deluxe King, Guest room, 1 King

Luxury Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Double beds

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Room Description:

Deluxe|Luxury Room - 2 double beds

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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

  • Maxwell Street1.5 km
    Chicago, IL
  • Adler Planetarium 1.6 km
    1300 S Lake Shore Dr
  • Chicago Riverwalk1.7 km
    100 E. Wacker Drive
  • North Michigan Avenue1.6 km
    Chicago, IL
  • Fannie May1.7 km
    343 N Michigan Ave

Near the hotel

  • Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership60 m
    610 S Michigan Ave
  • The Art Institute of Chicago690 m
    111 S Michigan Ave 159 East Monroe Street
  • Auditorium Theatre280 m
    50 East Congress Parkway, Chicago
  • Dearborn Station420 m
    47 W Polk St
  • Museum of Contemporary Photography130 m
    At Columbia College Chicago 600 S. Michigan Ave.
  • Willow Creek Chicago260 m
    Auditorium Theatre, Michigan Ave. at Congress Parkway
  • 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: NZD 45 - NZD 71

  • Buddy Guy's Legends130 m

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

    73% likes this, based on 182 reviews
    Cuisine: Cajun & Creole
    Price Range: NZD 23 - NZD 30

  • 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: NZD 0 - NZD 27

  • 720 South Bar90 m

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

    68% likes this, based on 33 reviews
    Cuisine: American
    Price Range: NZD 43 - NZD 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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The Blackstone, Autograph Collection Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at The Blackstone, Autograph Collection

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 The Blackstone, Autograph Collection - Chicago Chicago location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

636 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60605

Get directions
City Center
  • Chicago
    700 m
Airports
  • Midway (MDW)
    14.5 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
  • Jackson Park\'s Japanese Garden
    570 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