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The Blackstone A Renaissance Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   636 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60605 (The Loop)
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Ranked #27 of 168 hotels in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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Wichita, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My family recently stayed at this hotel and LOVED it! It was my mother's first time to Chicago, and being from a small town, she was a little apprehensive. However, after being greeted by Michael (a doorman), she immediately felt comfortable and excited to explore the city. My husband and I have been blessed to travel the globe and I... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I found this hotel on my last trip to Chicago and had been dying for a reason to get back to town to stay here. It did not disappoint!! The location alone is wonderful. Just off of Grant Park, it's a lovely walk to all the great Loop attractions. From the courteous bellman at the curb to note from my... More

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Plantation, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great hotel on Michigan Av with amazing view. The staff were wonderful and great. They were very helpful. Within 5 to 10 minutes of Soldier Field, Navy Pier and museum. Across the street from Grant Park. I would highly recommend this hotel and will definitely be booking this hotel again when in Chicago.

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Framingham, Massachusetts
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This location on Michigan Ave couldn't have been any better for walking to pretty much any tourist attraction The hotel is lovely and the staff is very nice. We had an interesting thing happen to us regarding our tub. It obviously had a clog and I was going to report it. But when we got back from being out of... More

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Shelbyville, Kentucky
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14 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great hotel. We truly enjoyed our stay. My wife came with me on business. The staff hospitality was awesome. Victoria checked us in and I will say she is an expert when it comes to customer service. I am a frequent guest at Marriott and the first class treatment like I received at the Blackstone is why I keep coming... More

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Kimberly C, General Manager at The Blackstone A Renaissance Hotel, responded to this review

WOW, Crackerjack1234! Thank you so much for writing a review - I am thrilled that you enjoyed your stay and especially pleased that you thought the service was awesome. I will definitely pass your comments onto Vicky as I know she will appreciate them. We look forward to a return visit. Best regards, Kim C More

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34 reviews 34 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very cool hotel on south michigan avenue, sort of a walk to shopping area, but still great location for Grant park, millennium park & the aquarium/museums. Parking is very expensive so parked several blocks away for only $20/night! Room was big & comfortable. VERY quiet! No view to speak of. Red line access on Polk/Harrison- easy to get to all... More

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Kimberly C, General Manager at The Blackstone A Renaissance Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Carolinagirl19 - Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review of the hotel! Although the hotel is historic, there are a number of contemporary touches throughout the property that do make it "cool"! Glad you liked it. I'm glad that you found it convenient and a great location. I hope you visit us again soon. Best... More

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

What a beautiful hotel with easy access to Millenium Park and Buckingham fountain. Close to the Blue line subway system. Rooms were spacious and the view of Lake Michigan frontage skyline worth the price of admission alone. The staff is welcoming , warm and wonderful includes great service at every turn. Food and drinks well worth the on site dining.... More

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Kimberly C, General Manager at The Blackstone A Renaissance Hotel, responded to this review

Hello, Thomas! I am thrilled that you enjoyed your stay including the location, the room and the restaurant experience! Especially important is the way you were treated by the staff and I'm thrilled that you found them to be warm, welcoming and GREAT! I will definitely pass on your comments. I hope that you will visit us again soon. Best... More

Fort Wayne, Indiana
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32 reviews 32 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Maybe our new favorite Chicago hotel. Good location, and a mageable sized hotel; not a big convention hotel. Great on site restaurant. Staff professional and helpfull. The real surprise were the rooms: nice size including bathroom and closets. One of best furnished and equipped rooms we have had in a U.S. hotel, would have been very comfortable for a longer... More

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Kimberly C, General Manager at The Blackstone A Renaissance Hotel, responded to this review

Hello, H D F, Thank you for your kind comments and for taking the time to write a review! I am thrilled that we exceeded your expectations and hope that next time you will stay for longer than 2 nights! Let me know the next time you come to Chicago! Best regards, Kim C More

Columbus
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I spent 5 nights at the Blackstone earlier this month and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. The rooms were very nice and the historic property was in great condition. The staff wrote me encouraging notes and left in my room and were helpful the whole week. Being directly across from Grant park provided a wonderful place to get out and walk... More

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Kimberly C, General Manager at The Blackstone A Renaissance Hotel, responded to this review

Hello JonG, Thank you, thank you, thank you, for your review of the hotel! We really appreciate the time and effort that it takes and will absolutely share your comments with the team. Staying multiple nights away from home is not easy but I am so pleased that we made it great for you! I hope that you will visit... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We attended a wedding at The Blackstone and we were very impressed with the service, organization and overall ambience! What a beautiful location for a wedding, and a very unique and elegant experience! The entire evening took place on multiple floors and in various rooms -- and I was highly impressed with the organization and efficiency, not to mention the... More

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Kimberly C, General Manager at The Blackstone A Renaissance Hotel, responded to this review

Hi BeachyKeen, I am so happy that you enjoyed your stay at the Blackstone and that the wedding you attended was a memorable one! We take great pride in the fabulous weddings we are able to host and love to help couples make amazing memories! Our beautiful historic hotel lends itself to weddings and the interesting and unique spaces add... More

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Additional Information about The Blackstone A Renaissance Hotel

Address: 636 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60605
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Location: United States > Illinois > Chicago > The Loop
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Blackstone A Renaissance Hotel 4*
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Also Known As:
Renaissance Hotel Chicago
Renaissance Hotel Blackstone
Renaissance Chicago
Chicago Renaissance

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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#17 Romantic Hotel in Chicago #19 Luxury Hotel in Chicago #26 Business Hotel in Chicago #64 Family Hotel in Chicago
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Rediscover a legend with the revival of historic Blackstone, A Renaissance Hotel in Chicago! Meticulously restored to its original grandeur, the acclaimed Blackstone Hotel is back with 332 unique and luxurious guestrooms. Once hailed as "the premier hotel of Chicago", we are eager to welcome you back to this Landmark, and share a story or two with you from our rich history. What will be your story? The Blackstone. How Chicago. ... more   less 
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