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The Blackstone, Autograph Collection

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  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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What's included
Wifi
Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
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Bar/Lounge
Fitness centre
Concierge
Pets Allowed
Wheelchair Access
Business Centre
Dry Cleaning
4 Star Hotel
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...
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636 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605-1901
14.3 km to Midway Airport
94 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
0.7 km from The Art Institute of Chicago
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This was our 2nd stay at the Blackstone and not our last. We had 2 rooms on the 21st floor. My adult kids room was 2119 and it was quite small (narrow). It was a lake view with just one window. Our room was 2122...More

1  Thank Sherrel3
Response from Pierre-Louis G, General Manager at The Blackstone, Autograph CollectionResponded today

Hi Sherrel3 - Thank you for your review! I truly appreciate the details you put into it. I am thrilled to hear you and your family had a great stay with us and were able to enjoy all the exciting attractions close by the hotel....More

Reviewed 6 days ago

My wife and I wanted to get away for the weekend for our anniversary and chose this place to stay. It was beautiful walking into the lobby and the staff was courteous and professional. I will say the lobby looked larger on the website, and,...More

1  Thank Joe M
Response from Pierre-Louis G, General Manager at The Blackstone, Autograph CollectionResponded today

Thanks for your review and choosing The Blackstone for your anniversary celebration, Joe! I am pleased that you enjoyed the top notch service throughout your stay and the great lake views! Timothy's Hutch is open Mondays through Saturdays from 4:30 PM to 9 PM. I...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great renovation of a historic hotel! Location is perfect for access to most of downtown. You can even "hoof it" from the L (to and from airports). Room is large and well appointed. Autograph Collection means a different feel/look to each one....More

2  Thank noodlehouser
Response from Pierre-Louis G, General Manager at The Blackstone, Autograph CollectionResponded 5 days ago

Hi noodlehouser - Thanks so much for your review! Glad to hear the location was perfect for you and you enjoyed the hotel's design and accommodations! I appreciate your feedback on the restaurant and concierge. I will share this with our management team. We thank...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel was great, felt clean and was beautifully updated. The only issue we had was that our room wasn't ready until hours after check-in time and the front desk was not helpful at all about when we would be able to checkin, which caused...More

Thank Kristin M
Response from Pierre-Louis G, General Manager at The Blackstone, Autograph CollectionResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your review, Kristin! I am happy you enjoyed the hotel's overall design and cleanliness. I will share your feedback on your late check-in experience with the rest of the team. I appreciate you bringing this to my attention. We hope to see...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had this hotel for a 1 night only (fligh delay) and the people in the hotel was amazing. Nice room, nice location. The room was really large, well decorated and quiet. I would recommand for a short and a long stay.

2  Thank frederict555
Response from Pierre-Louis G, General Manager at The Blackstone, Autograph CollectionResponded 6 days ago

Hi frederict555 - Thank you very much for your review! I am so pleased to hear you had a great stay from check-in to check-out. I hope we can welcome you back for a future long trip to Chicago!

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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 ...More 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. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Room Service
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Air Conditioning
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Refrigerator in room
Wheelchair Access
Pool
Beachfront
Free Parking
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Romantic
,
Business
,
Luxury
,
Family
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Romantic
,
Business
,
Luxury
,
Family
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Romantic
,
Business
,
Luxury
,
Family
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Suites, Accessible rooms
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Nearby
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
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teresa1213
10 July 2018|
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Response from noodlehouser | Reviewed this property |
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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cierasillaway1
27 June 2018|
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Response from beagle47 | Reviewed this property |
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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mattnalex
3 February 2018|
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Response from pandbmilne | Reviewed this property |
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... More
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"Due to the strange hallways, ask for a room furthest from the elevator."
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"As a business traveler, Always happy to find a good, quiet room and Tyffany was helpful in picking one that..."
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"Ask for Park or Lake view!"
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"Rooms facing the east may give you a view of the lake and Buckingham fountain."
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