Posted Feb 13, 2012
My husband and I enjoyed a wonderful weekend at the Blackstone. After he arrived, he realized it was a hotel that he had always wanted to stay at, and it lived up to his expectations. We were close to everything downtown. The Art Institute was a short walk up Michigan, and Buddy Guys was a block away. The staff at the hotel was very nice. The restaurant downstairs (Mercat a la Planxa) was excellent. We had dinner there the first night, ordered breakfast in our rooms for the morning, and went back for Sunday brunch. We loved the decor in the hotel, though we didn't get a chance to explore the Art Hall as there was a conference going on at the time. Even though there wasn't free wi-fi in the rooms, we were more than happy with the free wi-fi in the lobby.