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The Blackstone Hotel

Chicago Wedding Venue
636 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60605
Contact: Catering Sales Manager
Phone: 312/542-3433

Why We Like This Place

The Blackstone Hotel, a long-time favorite of movie stars, royalty and presidents, is also an unforgettable setting for weddings and special events. From the gorgeous 1910 Crystal Ballroom, with its ornate architectural details and glittering chandeliers, to the panoramic city, park and lake views, this stunning venue is perfect for all types of functions. Conveniently situated near the Shedd Aquarium, Grant Park, and the Art Institute of Chicago, the hotel also offers post-party attractions for all your guests.



  • Max. Seated Indoors: 350
  • Max. Seated Outdoors: 0

Reception/Special Events

  • Max. Seated Indoors: 240
  • Max. Seated Outdoors: 0
  • Max. Standing/Cocktails Indoors: 350
  • Max. Standing/Cocktails Outdoors: 0


  • Max. Seated: 199

Cost: Prices, Deposits, Etc.

There is no deposit to reserve your date. A deposit is required when you sign a contract for your event and a payment schedule will be created at that time. The final balance is due 3 days prior the event. Wedding packages range $165–210/person. Prices are subject to standard sales tax and a 23% service charge.

Location Uses

Wedding Receptions
Special Events, Parties
Business Functions/Meetings
Rehearsal Dinners
On-Site Accommodations

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Venue Type

Historic/Landmark Building

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Alternate Info: Black Stone, Renaissance Blackstone, The Blackstone, A Renaissance Hotel