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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

At your hotel

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.

  • 24-hour fitness facilities
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • 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
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Multilingual staff
  • 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
  • 24-hour business center
  • Conference space size (feet) - 4000
  • Number of meeting rooms - 2
  • Smoke-free property
  • Spa services on site
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Stay connected

Available in all rooms: Free Wi-Fi

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

Park your car

Valet parking (surcharge)

In your room

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Premium TV channels
  • Cribs/infant beds available
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Air conditioning
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Climate control
  • Phone
  • 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
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • iPod docking station
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets
  • Pillowtop mattress
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Eat and drink

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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Play

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
  • Cross-country skiing nearby
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
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Relax

  • 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

The fine print for Hotel Blake, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member

When you arrive

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

When you leave

Check-out time is noon

How you can pay

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

Your pets

Pets allowed, Pet maximum weight in lb is 20

You need to know

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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Fees

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We should mention

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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