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Availability: Hotel Blake, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member

Room type

Deluxe King Non-Smoking with Work Area

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Deluxe King Non-Smoking Interior Corridor

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 3 infants)

Room, 2 Queen Beds, Accessible, Non Smoking

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 3 infants)

Landmark hotel in Chicago's Printers Row

Near Red Line train

This landmark hotel is located in the Printers Row district of downtown Chicago. The Chicago Board of Trade, Willis Tower, and the Art Institute of Chicago are within 1 mile, and the Red Line “baseball” train that stops at Wrigley Field and US Cellular Field is 2 blocks away.

City and lake views

Occupying the richly renovated 19th-century Morton Salt Building, Hotel Blake, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member features a 24-hour fitness center with spectacular city and lake views.

Luxe bedding

All 162 guestrooms feature vaulted 12-foot ceilings and large windows overlooking the city skyline. Amenities include complimentary wireless Internet access, clock radios with iPod docks, marble bathrooms, and beds topped with 300-thread-count Egyptian cotton linens and down comforters.

Hotel Blake, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member Amenities

General

Renovated in 2006, this landmark hotel lies only 2 blocks from the Chicago Loop financial and business district, and 6 blocks from Millennium Park. Tribune Tower and Navy Pier are within 2 miles of the hotel.

Furnishings throughout Hotel Blake, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member are inspired by the works of architect Frank Lloyd Wright in the Prairie style; the overall design incorporates vast floor-to-ceiling windows and minimalist 1940s decor. The business center and a complimentary fitness center stay open around the clock. The business center includes computers with printers and complimentary high-speed wired Internet, and free WiFi is available throughout the premises. The hotel also provides 2 conference rooms plus exhibit space totalling 4,000 square feet (360 square meters) of meeting and event facilities.

  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • 24-hour fitness facilities
  • Express check-out
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • ATM/banking
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Meeting rooms
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Total number of rooms - 162
  • Express check-in
  • Number of floors - 12
  • Elevator/lift
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Luggage storage
  • Concierge services
  • Conference space size (meters) - 360
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free wired high-speed Internet
  • Number of meeting rooms - 2
  • 24-hour business center
  • Conference space size (feet) - 4000
  • Smoke-free property
  • Spa services on site
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Internet

Available in all rooms: Free Wi-Fi

Available in some public areas: Free Wi-Fi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Premium TV channels
  • Cribs/infant beds available
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Air conditioning
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Phone
  • Climate control
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Hair dryer
  • Designer toiletries
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room safe
  • Cable TV service
  • Flat-panel TV
  • In-room massage available
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathrobes
  • iPod docking station
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets
  • Pillowtop mattress
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Dining

Bar Blake - This sophisticated and contemporary lobby bar serves specialty cocktails, imported and domestic beers, and a wide selection of wines.

Breakfast - Continental breakfast is available for a surcharge - Monday to Friday 6:30 AM - 9 AM and Saturday & Sunday 7 AM - 11 AM.

Room service - Available from Gino's East Sports Bar, and can be charged to the room. Available Sunday to Thursday 11 AM - 10 PM, and Saturday & Sunday 11 AM - 11 PM.

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Recreation

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.

  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Cross-country skiing nearby
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
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Spa
  • Body treatments
  • Facial treatments
Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Braille or raised signage

Hotel Blake, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member Policies & Fees

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Accepted at this hotel: American Express, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Pets

Pets allowed, Pet maximum weight in lb is 20

General

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel 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.

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Additional Details

Children 18 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

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