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The Blackstone, Autograph Collection

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The Blackstone in downtown Chicago is a storied architectural icon rooted in the city's legendary past, but newly updated to deliver a distinguished hospitality experience for today's discerning traveler. Previously known as the Renaissance Blackstone, this recently revitalized destination is blooming as a point of cultural and creative discovery on the Cultural Mile. The Blackstone, where epic history meets a clever contemporary attitude.
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Room Service
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Paid Internet
Paid Wifi
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Wheelchair Access
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Accessible rooms
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Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Park View
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100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
81Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
33Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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Downtown / The Loop
Often visitors' first stop in Chicago, The Loop is a good starting point to sample the city's energy and flavor. This central business district boasts Michelin-rated restaurants, upscale hotels, premier shopping, and enough arresting architecture to keep your camera busy for hours. You won’t find too many photo galleries of downtown Chicago without a shot of Millennium Park and Cloud Gate (“The Bean”), one of the most iconic landmarks in the city. A stunning skyline coupled with cultural attractions like the Art Institute of Chicago present a Downtown where work and play peacefully coexist.
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We scoped out this property to evaluate it for a future visit. The lobby was beautiful! The Art Hall (an entire floor) is open to the public and has it’s own “button” in the elevator so you don’t have to ask anyone where it is. Same goes for the amazing ballroom. Also check out
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We had a group of over 25 staying and every aspect of our visit was top shelf. We used the food service facilities for a large lunch event and the food and service exceeded our expectations. The motel staff was extremely accommodating to all our requests and needs.
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Very nicely updated historic hotel. Twenty three floors and great elevator service. Great staff and service. Good central location within walking distance to most of the downtown sites. Can't go wrong staying here.
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Ideally located close to almost everything you want to see, the Blackstone is a gorgeous choice for a home away from home. We went to Chicago for a weekend trip with friends. The contemporary art. The history. The decor. The room. The bed. The soaps. The restaurant. The staff.
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The Blackstone exceeded our expectations in every way. Thanks to the helpful front desk we had amazing free brushetta at Lou Malnati’s! The Blackstone gives the perfect Chicago experience, highly recommended!
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Response from Pierre-Louis G, General Manager at The Blackstone, Autograph Collection
Responded 4 days ago
We're so happy to hear you had a wonderful stay with us! We strive to provide exciting and unique experiences to our guests. I am pleased the front desk staff went above and beyond to make your stay so memorable. Thank you for the review and recommendation, eastbelt!
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Yes...Sunday evening until Friday at noon...breakfast and evening appetizers and dessert (until 10 pm). On weekends you get a coupon valued to $15 in the restaurant (PP).
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We actually received early check-in with no fee but I sense that was based partially on availability. We stayed in what might be considered “off-season.”
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They have a bar in the lobby and I believe there is one in the restaurant. I actually didn’t check out the ballroom but the employees are all very friendly and would probably make sure you saw it if you wanted to! Hope my answers help. Have a great trip & stay!!
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Lots of good restaurants nearby. And mag mile is couple miles away but easy walk on a nice day or cab or Uber when it’s cold out
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"lake view rooms are nice"
"we asked for quiet room (there was a wedding party in-house) and thankfully, our room was very quiet despite a busy Friday night at hotel."
"Plenty of outlets for your devices. Rooms with a view of the park and the lake are delightful. "
"higher floor on park side view."
"I would consider this property a downtown luxury that I scored for a mid-level price."
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PRICE RANGE
US$ 158 - US$ 475 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
renaissance hotel chicagorenaissance hotel blackstonerenaissance chicagochicago renaissance
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Renaissance Blackstone Chicago Hotel
LOCATION
United StatesIllinoisChicagoCentralDowntown / The Loop
NUMBER OF ROOMS
335
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