Guests staying at The Blackstone—Chicago’s historic “Hotel of Presidents” located in the heart of the city’s Cultural Mile—can choose from a selection of exclusive experiences offered in its Extravagant Holiday gift guide.
The guide contains 11 culturally rich experiences curated by The Blackstone for the astute traveler such as The Blackstone’s Art Hall Tour. This package starts at $3,500 and includes a night in a Deluxe Lake View room and a guided tour of the hotel’s impressive collection of 1,600 contemporary art pieces. The collection rivals Chicago’s most prestigious museums, and lets your client select a work of art to take home as a treasured memento from their stay. It also includes a guided tour of an artist’s studio and the chance to pick a second piece of artwork from their private collection. Here are some of those fabulous gifts you can recommend to your most affluent clients.
The Stay In Style Like a President package starts at $3,600 and draws on the hotel’s history as host to 12 U.S. Presidents. The offer includes an overnight stay in the Suite of Presidents for two with an in-room champagne amenity, as well as a luxury SUV with a driver at client’s disposal for exploring the city. The package also includes a private helicopter tour and a 5-course wine pairing dinner at Michelin-star restaurant Sepia.
The Champagne and Crystal: Feast Like the Untouchables package starts at $25,000 and includes an overnight stay in the hotel’s historic Smoke-Filled Suite for two guests, as well as a lavish 5-course meal for 24 guests in The Blackstone’s Crystal Ballroom. This iconic setting was the location for the infamous baseball bat dinner scene in the movie “The Untouchables,” where Al Capone gathered 24 of his associates around a table for a sumptuous meal. After dinner, guests will head down to Al Capone’s Barbershop to watch a screening of “The Untouchables” with late-night snacks and beverages.
All packages must be purchased and paid in full by Jan. 31, 2019 for bookings until Nov. 30, 2019. The packages include VIP access to the 1600 Club and one complimentary valet parking per room.
For more information, visit theblackstonehotel.com.