About the hotel
Superior First Class Historical Hotel. Discover the Blackstone Renaissance, a downtown Chicago luxury hotel near Grant Park. This downtown Chicago hotel has been a favorite of movie stars, sports legends, royalty and presidents since 1910. Located just steps from Chicago's major attractions including McCormick Place, Grant Park, Soldier Field, Art Institute of Chicago, Field Museum, Millennium Park, Navy Pier and Shedd Aquarium.
The hotel's Michigan Avenue location boasts exquisite views of Lake Michigan. There are 23 floors with 332 contemporary hotel rooms providing thoughtful touches of whimsy and charm. Hotel rooms feature the plush Renaissance bedding with down comforters. Amenities at this hotel on Michigan Avenue include high-speed internet & personal iHome stereo, Club level and executive rooms provide added splendor at our Chicago hotel on Michigan Avenue. Rooms also feature air conditioning, alarm clock, bottled water-for a fee, coffee maker/tea service, electrical adapters, individual climate control, iron and ironing board, luxurious bedding - down comforters, custom duvets, cotton-rich linens, some rooms have a pull-out sofa bed and an in-room safe.
Celebrity Chef Jose Garces serves modern Catalan including tapas and chops with Mediterranean ambiance. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Starbucks is also at this hotel property.
In a city of distinctive architecture, the Beaux-Arts form of the Blackstone with its Mansard roof are truly eye-catching. This 23 storied building designed by renowned architects Marshall and Fox in 1908, the hotel stands on the original mansion grounds of Mr. Timothy Blackstone, president of the Chicago and Alton Railroad.
The lobby features distinctive elements like Cloud Gate inspired chandeliers, can't-miss carpeting, and the unique gold couch, just one the many places guests like to take pictures in this historic Chicago hotel.
The Blackstone also has a fitness center with cardiovascular equipment, free weights, state of the art fitness equipment and is available 24 hours daily with room key. You will also enjoy exploring the museum-quality Blackstone Art Collection of over 1,400 works by Chicago-based artists while staying at this historic hotel. (01/10:JB)