The Blackstone, Autograph Collection

636 South Michigan Avenue, Lobby entrance on East Balbo Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60605 USA
+1 312-447-0955
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The Blackstone, Autograph Collection

636 South Michigan Avenue, Lobby entrance on East Balbo Avenue

Chicago, Illinois 60605 USA

Phone:+1 312-447-0955

Fax:+1 312-542-3444

Freephone:+1 866-508-0261

Sales:+1 312-542-3432

Sales fax:+1 312-542-3444

Services & amenities

All public areas non-smoking

Car Rental, Nearby

Coffee/tea in-room

Foreign exchange, nearby

Mobility accessible rooms

Guest room information

General Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Coffee maker/tea service
  • Crib/Play Yard
  • Individual climate control
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Mini fridge
  • Pillows: down/feather
  • Pillows: foam
  • Pull-out sofa bed
  • Rollaway bed: 25.00 USD Per Room Daily
  • Safe

Bathroom Amenities

  • Bathrobe
  • Bathroom amenities
  • Hair dryer
  • Separate tub and shower

Room Entertainment

  • Cable channel: CNN
  • Cable channel: ESPN
  • Cable channel: HBO
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Color TV
  • Internet TV
  • Movies/videos
  • Plug In Panel
  • Wet bar

Business Amenities

  • Electrical outlet: desk level
  • Phone feature: voice mail
  • Two-line phone
Visit the Guest Rooms page for more information



Mercat a la Planxa

Take a culinary tour of Barcelona at Mercat a la Planxa, where Catalan-inspired cocktails and cuisine come to life. Whatever your pleasure, Mercat's mod-Mediterranean kitchen delivers a dose of Catalan soul straight to your table.

Open for dinner Dress code: Casual Phone: +1 312-765-0524

Fitness & recreation


Biking trail (1.6 km)

Boating (1.6 km)

Boating (1.6 km)

Boating (1.6 km)

Boating (1.6 km)

Bowling (2.9 km)

Jogging/fitness trail (1.6 km)

Sailing (1.6 km)

Tennis (1.6 km)

Tennis (1.6 km)

Bike Rentals (0.2 km)


Fitness centre on-site


The Glen Club (40.2 km)

HarborSide International (27.4 km)

Willow Crest Golf Club (40.2 km)

Cog Hill Golf & Country Club (48.3 km)

Sydney R, Marovitz Golf Course (Waveland Golf) (3.2 km)

Ruffled Feathers Golf Club (45.1 km)

Local attractions

Grant Park

636 South Michigan Avenue

0.2 km E from hotel

Art Institute of Chicago

111 S.Michigan Ave

0.8 km N from hotel

John G. Shedd Aquarium

1200 S. Lake Shore Drive

1.1 km SE from hotel

Buckingham Fountain

591 S Lakeshore Drive

0.8 km E from hotel

The Magnificent Mile

North Michigan Avenue

1.6 km N from hotel

Millenium Park

25 N Michigan Avenue

1.0 km N from hotel

Adler Planetarium

1300 S. Lake Shore Drive

1.6 km SE from hotel

Field Museum of Natural History

1400 S. Lake Shore Drive

1.4 km SE from hotel

Chicago Symphony Center

220 S. Michigan Ave

0.6 km S from hotel

Lincoln Park Zoo

2001 North Clark Street

6.4 km NW from hotel

Lyric Opera

20 N. Wacker Drive, #860

1.9 km NW from hotel

McCormick Place Convention Center

2301 S. Lake Shore Drive

3.1 km SE from hotel

Museum of Science and Industry

5700 S. Lake Shore Drive

8.0 km S from hotel

Navy Pier

600 W. Grand

3.2 km NE from hotel

Willis Tower (formerly Sears Tower)

233 S. Wacker Drive, #3530

1.3 km W from hotel

Visit Local Area page for more information

Airport information

Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD)


Airport phone: +1 773-686-2200

Hotel direction: 30.6 km SE

This hotel does not provide a shuttle service.

  • Alternative transport: Airport Express; fee: 27 USD (one way) ;reservation required
  • Estimated taxi fare: 40 USD (one way)
  • Bus service, fee: 25 USD (one way)
  • Underground service, fee: 2.25 USD (one way)
Visit ORD airport website
Driving directions

Take I-190 East to I-90 East. I-90 will merge with I-94. Take I-90/94 approximately 18 miles to Congress Parkway. Exit Congress Parkway East. Drive 1/4 mile on Congress then turn right on Michigan Avenue. The hotel is 4 blocks down on Balbo and Michigan Avenue.

Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW)


Airport phone: +1 773-838-0600

Hotel direction: 17.9 km NE

This hotel does not provide a shuttle service.

  • Alternative transport: Airport Express; fee: 22 USD (one way) ;reservation required
  • Estimated taxi fare: 35 USD (one way)
  • Bus service, fee: 20 USD (one way)
  • Underground service, fee: 2.25 USD (one way)
Visit MDW airport website
Driving directions

Depart on road (east) Turn right (north) onto SR-50 North/S Cicero Ave. Turn right onto ramp toward I-55 North. Merge onto I-55/Stevenson Expy N North. Take Exit 292A right toward Ryan Expy/I-90 West/Wisconsin/I-94 West. Merge onto I-90 West/I-94/Dan Ryan Expy W. Take exit 51 H right toward Eisenhower Expy/I-290 West/West Suburbs/Congress Pkwy/Chicago Loop. Merge onto I-290 East/Eisenhower Expy E. Continue east on W. Congress Pkwy. Turn right onto S. Michigan Avenue, arrive at 636 South Michigan Avenue.

Business services

Copy service

Fax service

Messenger service

Network/Internet printing

Overnight delivery/pickup



For more information about the physical features of our accessible rooms, common areas, or special services relating to a specific disability, please call +1 312-447-0955+1 312-447-0955.

Accessible Areas with Accessible Routes from Public Entrance

  • Business Center
  • Concierge desk
  • Fitness Center
  • Meeting spaces and ballrooms
  • Public entrance alternative
  • Public restrooms
  • Registration Desk Pathway
  • Registration desk
  • Restaurant(s)/Lounge(s)

Accessible Hotel Features

  • Braille and tactile signage provided for permanent rooms and spaces
  • Meeting room(s) with assistive listening devices
  • Service animals are welcome
  • Elevators

Guest Room Accessibility

  • Accessible guest rooms with 32” wide doorways
  • Accessible route from public entrance to accessible guest rooms
  • Bathroom grab bars
  • Bathtub grab bars
  • Bathtub seat
  • Deadbolt locks, lowered
  • Door night guards, lowered
  • Doors with lever handles
  • Electrical outlets, lowered
  • Hearing accessible rooms and/or kits
  • Roll-in shower
  • Shower wand, adjustable
  • TTY/TTD available
  • TV with close-captioning
  • Toilet seat at wheelchair height
  • Transfer shower
  • Vanities, accessible
  • Viewports, lowered
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