The Blackstone hotel is located in downtown Chicago, Illinois, near many of the citys famous tourist attractions. With luxury rooms and a famous and world-celebrated restaurant, the Blackstone is one of the finest hotels for travelers visiting the Chicago area.
Located in Chicagos South Loop area, the Blackstone hotel offers its guests walking access to many of Chicagos famous spots. This includes Grant Park, which is the site of 3 world-renowned museums and Willis Tower. The Art Institute of Chicago is only 0.4 miles from the hotels front door. Guests can also jump onto the Chicago Transit Authority Red Line Stop, located just 2 blocks down the road to reach the rest the city.
Built in 1910 and wonderfully refurbished, the Blackstone hotel offers it guests a wide array of amenities. Some of these amenities include a porter and bellhop, 24 hour fitness facilities, valet parking, air-conditioning in all public areas of the hotel, a concierge desk, a doorman, shoe-shine services and a business center. Anyone looking to host an event at the Blackstone can utilize the several meeting and conference rooms available, as well as the event catering services, banquet services and wedding services offered by the hotel. The Blackstone hotel is a smoke free establishment and high speed wireless internet access is available in all parts of the hotel and in all guest rooms (for a surcharge). Guests can also enjoy the hotels extensive art collection.
The Blackstone hotel in Chicago has 332 guest rooms available throughout its 23 stories. Each room is designed in a refined contemporary style and features Signature Renaissance by Marriott bedding. This includes pillow-top mattresses and down duvets. Each room features a flat-panel TV with cable services and premium channels. Pay movies are offered as well. Guests can plug their electronic devices and laptops directly into the TVs. iPod docks, air-conditioning and marbled-floor bathrooms are also included. Guests of Chicagos Blackstone hotel are offered one of the finest dining experiences available anywhere in the city. The hotel features the Mercat a la Planxa restaurant, run by celebrity chef Jose Garces, who was the Next Iron Chef winner and 2009 James Beard regional award winner. The restaurant serves modern Catalan cuisine, which includes a variety of cured meats, seafood entrees, tapas and grilled meats. It is open for breakfast, lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch. The Blackstone also includes a Starbucks coffee house, which serves a selection of world-famous coffees and light fare. Room service is also available, during certain hours.
Recreational activities are easy to find because of the Blackstones central downtown Chicago location. On top of the many tourist attractions and dining experiences offered by the city, guests of the Blackstone can also find golfing, swimming, ice skating, boating, sailing, running, bicycling, fishing and hiking located near the hotel. The city itself offers an almost unlimited amount of restaurants, sports events, cultural experiences, arts and entertainment.
Guests who stay at the Blackstone hotel in Chicago will be treated to luxurious amenities and world-class dining opportunities, while being right in the middle of Chicagos bustling tourist scene.