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The Blackstone A Renaissance Hotel

4.0 of 5 636 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60605
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Portage, Michigan
14 reviews 14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband and I stayed overnight on a Tuesday night. The hotel is well maintained, and was beautifully decorated for Christmas. Both check-in and check-out went smoothly, and the staff was friendly and professional. The room itself was on the small size, but was well appointed and very comfortable. We had a beautiful view of the Willis Tower. The only... More 

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Oshkosh, Wisconsin
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Hotel is beautiful and the location is great. My disappointment stems from the expectations associated with 4 stars. I expects something bit extra for 4 stars. Here are few good things: 1. Location 2. Aveda shampoo and conditioner 3. Pretty lobby 4. Good service (although other than check in and check out I haven't interacted much with them). 5. I... More 

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Stoughton, Wisconsin
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59 reviews 59 reviews
38 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were looking for a nice weekend off and planned a getaway to Chicago. So we hit Hotwire and ended up at the Blackstone. The property served our needs perfectly. The staff was very courteous and helpful. Big shootout to Cat (hope I spelled that right). She was just wonderful! The only slight drawback from our perspective was the location.... More 

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Twin Cities
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed in Dec. of 2014. A booked a standard double room but as a gold elite Marriott member I was upgraded to a executive suite on the 23rd floor. Nice! This made all the difference. The room was fabulous. It was clean, large, had a great view of the downtown skyline and the park/lake. The Marriott rewards level also gave... More 

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moline, IL
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31 reviews 31 reviews
7 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Nicely located to Soldier field, museums, & the Shedd Aquarium. The fact that this Hotel has an excellent restaurant, Mercat, was a surprise, Marriott's aren't known for fine dining. The restoration & modernization a few years ago was done well. Rooms are larger than an average Marriott room. The restaurant Mercat is a Spanish Tapas.

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King of Prussia, Pennsylvania
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56 reviews 56 reviews
8 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Renaissance Blackstone Hotel is a hidden gem in the south loop area of Chicago. Don't miss this great find, it's Ritz-Carlton chic and Four Seasons quality at affordable prices. The historic hotel is situated amongst great Chicago landmarks, steps away from Grant Park and Buckingham Fountain. A few blocks down from the Art Museum and a short can ride... More 

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Washington, DC
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36 reviews 36 reviews
7 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've really enjoyed my stay at the Blackstone, check in was very efficient. The hotel lobby is not 'grand' but very cozy, the pool table is a cool touch. The room they gave me is not large but very hip and comfortable, feels like it was fairly recently updated. The service has been great so far, I wish they had... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is a perfect 10!! The amenities alone are superb; however, what impressed me was the quality of staff at the Blackstone. Each one of the staff was highly competent and had that personality that made Chicago a place to remember. They added a touch of class that can't be duplicated. R and V, as well as the overnight... More 

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Nashville, TN
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82 reviews 82 reviews
39 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The blackstone may not have the biggest TVs... And all the rooms don't have a great view. But you can expect to have a great stay! The rooms are trendy but not intimidating. The furniture is new and modern, the beds are comfortable, and the entire property is well maintained. The price is competitive and fluctuates with the Chicago hotel... More 

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Furlong, Pennsylvania
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47 reviews 47 reviews
12 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is awesome. Our train got in around 10am and we went over to the hotel to see if they would hold our luggage until the room was ready. They just told us they had a room ready and let us check in at 10:45! No extra changes or anything! The room itself was really nice and the hotels... More 

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

Hi data638, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review of the Blackstone Renaissance Hotel. We are so pleased that we exceeded your expectations and that you had a great visit. I hope that you will visit with us again soon. Best regards, KIm C More 

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Additional Information about The Blackstone A Renaissance Hotel

Address: 636 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60605
Location: United States > Illinois > Chicago > The Loop
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Blackstone A Renaissance Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 332
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Also Known As:
Renaissance Hotel Chicago
Renaissance Hotel Blackstone
Renaissance Chicago
Chicago Renaissance
Hotel Style:
#18 Romantic Hotel in Chicago
#19 Luxury Hotel in Chicago
#28 Family Hotel in Chicago
#28 Business Hotel in Chicago

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