4.4 out of 5

"Flew into ORD and took the train into Chicago. Arrived one easy black walk to Hotel Blake. Greeted warmly with staff. walked into a spotless room. Bed ... " More

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Hotel Description

A romantic stay in the heart of Chicago awaits you at Hotel Blake, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member. Within just a 15-minute stroll, you'll find popular places like Willis Tower and Skydeck Ledge. Highlights at this boutique hotel include a restaurant, a 24-hour fitness center, and a 24-hour business center.

All 162 rooms feature flat-screen TVs with cable channels, and you can enjoy free WiFi, iPod docks, and coffee/tea makers. Pillowtop beds and Egyptian cotton sheets invite a comfortable night's sleep, and you'll find nice touches like rainfall showerheads and bathrobes. Room service, free newspapers, and free local calls are also available.

The café, Meli Cafe, serves regional cuisine and is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. 3875 square feet (360 square meters) of event facilities include meeting rooms, and other business amenities include limo/town car service. Added amenities include free WiFi in public areas and a coffee shop/café. Cooked-to-order breakfast is available daily. There's also the convenience of valet parking.

Attractions within a 15-minute walk of this 3.5-star Printer's Row hotel include Art Institute of Chicago and Buckingham Fountain.

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$152 per night

Deluxe King Non-Smoking with Work Area

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Room, 2 Queen Beds, Accessible, Non Smoking

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

About the Hotel Blake, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member

Location 500 South Dearborn Street, Chicago, IL 60605

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site, as well as a coffee shop/café. WiFi is free in public spaces. A 24-hour business center, limo/town car service, and meeting rooms are available. Event space at this hotel measures 3875 square feet (360 square meters). A 24-hour fitness center, tour/ticket assistance, and multilingual staff are also featured at the business-friendly Hotel Blake, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member. For a fee, parking is available. This 3.5-star Chicago hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 162 guestrooms or units
  • 12 levels
  • 2 conference rooms
  • 3875 sq ft of conference space
  • 360 sq m of conference space
  • Dining venue
  • Coffee shop
  • Business center (24 hours)
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Car service
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • ATM
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.) (29.7 km / 18.5 mi)
  • Train station: Chicago Van Buren Street Station (0.6 km / 0.4 mi)
  • Metro station: Harrison Station (0.2 km / 0.1 mi)
  • Parking: Valet parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Hotel Blake, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member offers 162 air-conditioned accommodations with iPod docking stations and safes. Pillowtop beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets. Flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations with rainfall showerheads, bathrobes, designer toiletries, and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and complimentary newspapers, as well as phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. In-room massages and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Pillowtop beds
  • iPod dock
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Coffee maker
  • Egyptian cotton linens
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Cribs (free)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy cooked-to-order breakfast daily.

Meli Cafe - This café specializes in regional cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

Lake Michigan's shoreline is just 7 blocks east of the hotel. A 20-mile path along the lakefront is popular with runners, cyclists, walkers, and skaters. During summer months, Oak Street Beach, 2 miles north, and North Avenue Beach, about 2.5 miles north, are popular for sunbathing and for swimming when lifeguards are on duty. The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby

Accessibility

If you need to make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when booking your stay.

  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Minimum check-in age is 21
  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children 18 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 25.00 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • Only service animals are allowed

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 10 and USD 30 per person (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 48 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 25.00 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

You should know

  • Children 18 years old and younger stay free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.