SOURCE: Hotel Blake

Hotel Blake

May 18, 2010 10:40 ET

"All Work and Some Play" Makes Hotel Blake the Perfect Chicago Spot

Boutique South Loop Hotel Lures Business Travelers With Business-Friendly Services and Ideal Big City Location

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwire - May 18, 2010) -  If a work event brings you to Chicago, be sure to escape the confines of the meeting room to frolic among the many attractions in a big city. An All Work and Some Play stay at Hotel Blake, located in a vibrant South Loop neighborhood in the 19th-century Morton and Duplicator building, gives you easy access to Chicago's rich culture and diversity and still allows you to enjoy the personalized service and luxe accommodations expected from a small downtown hotel.

Hotel Blake features 162 charming rooms with warm, jewel-toned hues and richly finished woods along with 12-foot vaulted ceilings and floor-to-ceiling windows that showcase stunning views of downtown Chicago. With a 24-hour business center, complimentary Wi-Fi and complimentary breakfast, this boutique hotel keeps you connected to the office and poised for a productive day. Designed with the business traveler in mind, the All Work and Some Play package includes 10 percent off Hotel Blake's Best Available Rate; a complimentary upgrade to a premium room; early check-in and late check-out; two cocktails at the award-winning Custom House Tavern; discounted Valet Parking at $25 per night; and the option to add on a Complete Foot Restoration.

When the work day is done, business travelers can choose from countless attractions to enjoy -- all just a short distance from Hotel Blake and easily accessible on foot, by public transportation or cab. Browse the many shops in the South Loop and along State Street and the MagMile. See the experimental and inventive artistic works of Henri Matisse on display for the first time in a groundbreaking exhibition at the nearby Art Institute of Chicago. Tour Chicago's popular museums and attractions, such as the Field Museum, Adler Planetarium and The Shedd Aquarium. Plan to see a fabulous show -- be it a drama, musical or comedy -- by checking out the offerings at the Chicago Theater, the Lyric Opera of Chicago, Second City or other venues.

Enjoy your cocktails at the popular Custom House Tavern, located just off Hotel Blake's lobby and featuring delectable contemporary American cuisine from James Beard nominee, Executive Chef Aaron Deal. Then, after a long day, retire to your spacious and luxurious accommodations, destined to become your private oasis amid the hustle and bustle of Chicago.

For more information about Hotel Blake, or to learn more about the All Work and Some Play package, visit www.hotelblake.com or call (312) 986-1234. Use promotion code BUSINESS when making reservations.

Hotel Blake is an upscale luxury boutique hotel located in Chicago's vibrant South Loop neighborhood, providing elegant, chic, contemporary accommodations within the confines of a charming historic building. Hotel Blake is managed by the Hostmark Hospitality Group (www.hostmark.com), a leading hospitality management firm that operates upscale full service hotels, resorts, focused service hotels and restaurants worldwide. Hostmark Hospitality Group, which is headquartered in Schaumburg, IL, is an award-winning operator of Marriott, Hilton, Intercontinental Hotels Group, Starwood and Wyndham Hotels.

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