The Blackstone Luxury Hotel in Downtown Chicago Celebrates its Centennial with $100 Rooms for the first 100 Days of 2010

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This downtown Chicago hotel near Grant Park has been open since 1910, and can be enjoyed for as little as $100/night for a limited time only.

The Blackstone, A Chicago Renaissance Hotel

What do neon lights, cellophane and Father’s Day have in common? All were invented in 1910, the year The Blackstone, A Chicago Renaissance Hotel, opened its doors. Celebrating its 100th birthday next April, the legendary downtown Chicago luxury hotel has seen its fair share of history, hosting 12 U.S. presidents, famous celebrities, and even notorious mobsters. The soon-to-be centenarian Chicago hotel across from Grant Park is feeling festive and wants to celebrate its milestone birthday with a gift to visitors – $100 rooms.

From Dec. 20 through the first 100 days of the year (until April 10) the Blackstone Chicago hotel will offer rooms for $100 per night. And what’s a birthday party without drinks? In honor of the milestone, the downtown Chicago luxury hotel will harken back to its early days with classic cocktail recipes from the property’s erstwhile Café Bonaparte at new eatery Mercat a la Planxa. Guests booking the package can sip on a champagne cocktail, Singapore Sling or a Flora Dora, made with raspberry-infused gin and home brewed ginger ale – all for celebratory price of just one dollar each. Perfect for any occasion, from family vacations to romantic getaways in Chicago, view more information on this and other deals at the Blackstone luxury hotel in downtown Chicago at:

The $100 rate is available from Dec. 20 – April 10, 2010. Blackout dates apply. To book, go to the Blackstone Chicago hotel’s website at or call 1 888-236-2427.

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