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Renaissance Blackstone Chicago Hotel

Renaissance HotelsUS$ 445*
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07/06/2017 08/06/2017
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Sherman, Illinois
Reviewed 27 July 2015 via mobile

Some friends and I stayed at this hotel. I had stayed here once before while at a conference. My room this last weekend was okay. The bathroom was super nice, but the bedroom area was looking a little worn around the edges. A couple of my friends ended up on a higher floor and they had a much nicer room....

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

Thank you, frederl1071, for taking the time to write a review! We are thankful that you chose the Renaissance Blackstone for your stay and especially pleased that you found the staff to be super helpful with very high customer service! I am sorry there seemed to be some issues with your room, but am glad that you would stay with...

Jones, Michigan
Reviewed 27 July 2015 via mobile

We stayed here because we ran at the BTN Big 10K. It was a short walk to the race next to Soldier Field. The room was a great size. The only issue is that I didn't like the sliding door for the bathroom that has a frosted window in it. It also doesn't close tight. There is a Starbucks downstairs....

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

Thank you, Jenfoxj, for selecting the Renaissance Blackstone for your recent visit to Chicago! It sounds like you really took advantage of our great location. We very much appreciate you taking the time to write a survey and look forward to you visiting with us again soon. Best regards, Kim C General Manager

San Diego
Reviewed 25 July 2015

We booked the Blackstone on Marriott points. We chose this hotel based on its proximity to a wedding we were attending. We booked a non-smoking room with a king sized bed. The bed was VERY comfortable. Our Marriott status gave us free wifi, otherwise they'd sting you for ~$15/day. The room also offered wired internet, an in-room refrigerator, big desk,...

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

Thank you, strideforth, for taking the time to write a review! We are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay and that you found the rooms to be Gigantic and well appointment. As with most historic hotels, we have a wide variety of sizes and shapes of rooms - but in general they are a great size for an urban hotel....

Carlisle, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 24 July 2015

Great location close to Millennium park. The concierge level was really nice and the architectural stylings of the hotel made it a pleasure. Rooms were a great size and had a nice layout. I travel to chicago frequently and will most definitely stay here again!

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

Hi Flyrodtrouter, Thank you so much for your great review of the hotel! We look forward to the opportunity to welcome you back the next time you come to Chi-town! Best regards, Kim C

Salt Lake City, Utah
Reviewed 23 July 2015

We didn't get in until late. The check in process was quick and we were off to bed. Lovely room with a suite. They said they would make up the couch for our son but we were too tire to wait. The king size bed was huge and we all fell into it and didn't wake up til morning. Breakfast...

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

Hi CarolccCNA< Thank you so much for staying at the Blackstone Renaissance and taking the time to write a review! We appreciate the feedback and hope that you will come back and visit again when you have more time! Best regards, Kim C General Manager

Madison, Wisconsin
Reviewed 22 July 2015 via mobile

First of all, I loved the historical significance of this hotel. The wood details in the lobby, tile work in the elevators was beautiful. The rooms, however, are looking a little tired. First, the sliding bathroom door doesn't really close (so you better be friendly if you're sharing a room). The dark navy/black paint in the bathroom was covered in...

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

Hello, Kait414, Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review! We appreciate the feedback and although the room wasn't perfect for you, we will definitely follow up and insure that we correct it. I have written to you under seperate cover in order to figure out which room it was. I hope that you will visit...

Indianapolis, Indiana
Reviewed 22 July 2015

We had another great stay at this hotel. The location can't be beat for access to the park. We had a corner room with a view of the city and the park - it was incredible. We also enjoyed breakfast at the hotel both mornings. The hotel staff were very friendly. Can't wait to return!

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

Hi Maxxiep, We can't wait for you to return, either! Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. We know you have alot of choices of where to stay in Chicago - we love the fact that you are a return visitor! Looking forward to the next time! Best regards, Kim C General Manager

Budapest, Hungary
Reviewed 22 July 2015

I had one of the best business stays in this hotel. Particularly because I spent a couple of days among the walls where Al Capone used to, plus after an adventurous travel from Europe, the whole staff was very friendly, welcoming, and understanding with me. Arriving without any suitcase for a business meeting is not the nicest experience, particularly if...

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

Hello, Varazslotanonc! Thank you so much for your review of the Blackstone Renaissance! Your story really warmed my heart and made me even prouder of our terrific associates! Obviously, without our guests, we are nothing so I am thrilled that we were able to assist in making you comfortable in the midst of your luggage drama! I hope that you...

Geneva, Illinois
Reviewed 22 July 2015

We decided to bring our 3 and 5 year old boys’ downtown for the night to cross off a few items on our summer bucket list. We have stayed at a number of hotels throughout the years, but we had heard great things about the Blackstone and decided to give it a try. It was fantastic. When we entered the...

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

Hi Heather V, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review of the Blackstone Renaissance! We are thrilled that you chose us and so happy that you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to welcoming you back again next year! Best regards, Kim C General Manager

Atlanta, GA
Reviewed 21 July 2015

Stayed here in April for an anniversary trip to Chicago. Hotel was upscale and clean. Very comfortable stay and would love to go back. We enjoyed the hotel restaurant, Mercat a la Planxa, so much we ate dinner there again the next night.

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Hi Gtg934v, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review! We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay and that you were able to experiece our Iron Chef inspired restaurant, Mercat a la Planxa! Let us know the next time you want to come to town. Best regards, Kim C General Manager

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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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  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Internet
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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" and the "Hotel of Presidents, the staff is 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. Legendary. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Renaissance Blackstone Chicago Hotel

Address: 636 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605-1901 (Formerly The Blackstone A Renaissance Hotel)
Region: United States > Illinois > Chicago > Downtown / The Loop
Price Range: ₹ 14,469 - ₹ 31,070 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Renaissance Blackstone Chicago 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
#25 Business Hotel in Chicago
#26 Luxury Hotel in Chicago
#36 Family Hotel in Chicago
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