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Sip, Shop, Savor and See During a Chicago Getaway at the Renaissance Blackstone Chicago Hotel

Discover The Windy City with a Weekend of Relaxation, Fine Dining and Shopping with a Package Including $50 Macy's Gift Card

CHICAGO, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Renaissance Blackstone Chicago Hotel is located on Michigan Avenue just steps from fantastic shopping, world-class museums and award-winning cuisine. The Sip, Shop, Savor and See package lets travelers take advantage of all of this during a weekend stay at the property with amenities such as a welcome cocktail in the property's Iron Chef Restaurant, Mercat a la Planxa and a $50 Macy's gift card that can be redeemed at the nearby, historic Marshall Field's store (now operated as a Macy's). 

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"The Renaissance Blackstone Chicago Hotel is in a great location to discover all Chicago has to offer," said Kim Corrigan, general manager of The Blackstone. "The Sip, Shop, Savor and See package is perfect for a weekend getaway whether travelers are visiting the city with girlfriends, family or for a romantic getaway."

Travelers staying on The Sip, Shop, Savor and See Package will:

  • Savor a welcome cocktail at Iron Chef Jose Graces' restaurant, Mercat a la Planxa, which is located on the property
  • Enjoy a delicious welcome amenity in a Lake View room
  • Spoil themselves with a $50 Macy's gift certificate at the iconic Marshall Field's store

The package is available exclusively on weekends now through March 31, 2015 with prices starting at $219 per room, per night.

For reservations or more information call 312-447-0955; or visit The Blackstone's specials page at www.blackstonerenaissance.com/specials/.

About Renaissance Blackstone Chicago Hotel

A classic Chicago landmark, the Renaissance Blackstone Chicago Hotel is located on famed Michigan Avenue with sweeping views of Chicago's lakefront and just steps from Grant Park/Millennium Park, the financial and theater district of the Loop and many other local attractions. The Blackstone ranked on the 2014 T+L 500 Best Hotels Worldwide list, Conde Nast Traveler's Annual "Reader's Choice Poll" in 2013 and was named one of the best hotels in Chicago by U.S. News & World Report in 2014. Since 1910, The Blackstone has played host to sports legends, royalty, presidents, and movie stars. Its exquisitely renovated neoclassical Beaux-Arts architecture lends this legendary landmark an air of distinction and magnificence. The Blackstone's 332-spacious guest rooms and signature suites feature a distinct décor for a comfortable and luxurious home away from home. Offering more than 11,000 square feet of event space including the magnificent Crystal Ballroom overlooking Grant Park, The Blackstone provides one-of-a-kind gathering space in a gracious and sophisticated atmosphere. With more than 1,600 pieces of original artwork by celebrated local artists decorating the common rooms, The Blackstone's décor is a dynamic mix of historic architecture and savvy design combined with luxury amenities and thoughtful guest services. For reservations or more information call 312-447-0955; or visit www.blackstonerenaissance.com. You can also find the hotel on Twitter @BlackstoneHotel and Facebook at Facebook.com/TheBlackstoneHotel.

Media Contact: Mia Sachs, Casey Sachs, 312-498-6314, [email protected]

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