SOURCE: Hotel Blake

Hotel Blake

May 20, 2010 18:37 ET

Hotel Blake: Meet Up at the New Bar Blake

Boutique, South Loop Hotel Entices Chicagoans and Travelers Alike With Quintessential Chicago Snacks and Half-Priced Wine on Wednesdays

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwire - May 20, 2010) -  When the time comes to take a break as you're touring downtown Chicago, stop in at the Bar Blake, located in Hotel Blake's lobby, and put up your feet in comfy chairs, sip on a drink and nosh on a comforting snack.

Hotel Blake, ideally situated in the heart of the historic South Loop neighborhood in the 19th century Morton and Duplicator building, 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. Every guest at Hotel Blake is treated like the only guest, ensuring that you receive the comfort and intimate experience expected from a small downtown hotel.

Designed for hotel guests and Chicagoans alike, The Bar Blake is the newest addition to the hotel's offerings. Visitors to the bar can enjoy a taste of Chicago with a sampling of Garrett's gourmet popcorn, a traditional Windy City snack. Or, come on Wednesdays with your friends and enjoy a half-priced bottle of wine. Given its ideal location and comfortable ambiance, The Bar Blake is bound to become an urban oasis of peace amid the hustle and bustle of downtown Chicago.

The Bar Blake is within easy reach of many popular Chicago attractions -- just minutes on foot or via public transportation or taxi. Nearby attractions include the Art Institute of Chicago and its groundbreaking exhibit of Henri Matisse's experimental and inventive artistic works; myriad fashionable stores in the South Loop or along State Street and the Magnificent Mile; or the shows at places like the Chicago Theater, the Lyric Opera of Chicago or Second City.

If your Chicago adventures require an overnight stay, head up to your spacious room after a stop by the Bar Blake. Step into a separate, exquisitely decorated bathroom, featuring modern amenities like an oversized rain showerhead and luxurious bath products that bring the spa experience into the privacy of your room. Fall into a deep, restful slumber amid the plush linens that adorn the king-sized bed. Wake the next day, brew a rich cup of coffee in your room and begin the day with the sounds of gentle music from your high quality, iPod clock radio.

For more information about Hotel Blake, or to make a reservation, visit or call (312) 986-1234.

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 (, 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.