The Blake Hotel - Charlotte

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555 S Mcdowell St, Charlotte, United States, 28204  show map
 3 stars
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The Blake Hotel - Charlotte

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

Seasonal outdoor pool

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Spa and relaxation

Health club

Jacuzzi

 Breakfast

Overview

The Blake Hotel is located in the heart of Charlotte overlooking Carowinds Theme Park. Built in 1970, the comfortable hotel was renovated in 2012.

The property is notable for the ideal setting close to banks and business centers as well as Historic South End/trolley Museum, Charlotte Convention Center and Carolina Panthers. The venue is 2 km away from the city center.

Placed near a stadium, restaurants and a theme park, the hotel offers a ballroom and a cocktail lounge for on-site relaxation.

The hotel lies within a 10-minute walk of Mint Museum of Craft Design train station. Guests can reach Charlotte Douglas airport within 10 minutes' drive.

Rooms

This property comprises 308 rooms featuring Tradition Double Room, Club Double Room and Signature Room with a private safe, a minibar, TV, climate control and free Wi-Fi. Some rooms offer a beautiful view of the city. They feature bathrooms with a shower, a hairdryer and free toiletries.

Eat & Drink

In the morning a scrumptious continental breakfast is served. The popular restaurant serves freshly-made meals. Guests can quench their thirst at Vault bar with a favorite drink. The Blake Hotel is 5 minutes’ walk from Bravo Ristorante & Lounge offering dishes of american, italian and mediterranean cuisine.

All visitors are offered a american breakfast for a fee. 

Services

Aside from an elevator, a designated smoking area and a beauty salon, guests can make use of dry cleaning, free shuttle service and concierge service.

Relax

A special menu and a playroom for children are provided at The Blake Hotel.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

High-speed internet access is available in the hotel rooms at USD 10.95 per day.

Guest Parking

public parking is possible on site at USD 20 per day.

Year renovated:   2012.  Number of floors:   14.  Number of rooms:   308.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid parking
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Security
  • Safe deposit box
  • Smoke detectors
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Executive/club floor
  • Boutiques
  • Vending machines
  • Souvenir shop
  • Drugstore/Pharmacy
  • Coffee shop
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Barber shop
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled
  • Carte blanche

Sports & Fitness

  • Skiing

Services

  • Free shuttle service
  • Paid valet parking
  • Room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Car rental
  • Limousine service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Pet amenities available
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wake up service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Poolside snack bar

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Computer rental
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Game room
  • Children's menu

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Casino
  • Health club
  • Jacuzzi
  • Sauna
  • Free cabanas
  • Television in lobby

Room view

  • City view

Room facilities

  • Individual air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • Mini-bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Turndown service
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Balcony
  • Wardrobe
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room sprinklers

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Steam shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Hair dryer on request

Kitchen facilities

  • Refrigerator

Media

  • In-room movies
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor
  • Blackout curtains

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

hotel The Blake Hotel - Charlotte Charlotte location
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Hotel Address:

555 S Mcdowell St, Charlotte, United States, 28204

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City Center
  • Charlotte
    1.2 km
Airports
Train Stations
  • Mint Museum of Craft Design
    1.3 km
  • Mint Museum of Art
    3.0 km
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Restaurants
  • Bravo Ristorante & Lounge (cuisine: American, Italian, Mediterranean)
    50 m
  • Dresslers Metro (cuisine: American)
    580 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of floors:
    14
  • Number of rooms:
    308

Rooms and availability

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Standard Double Room
Bed type: King-size bed
Size: 34 m²
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    The Blake Hotel photos Restaurant Club Lounge
    Exclusive Club Level Room
    Size: 43 m²
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    • Air conditioning
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      The Blake Hotel photos Room
      Signature Room
      Size: 43 m²
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        How to reach hotel

        hotel The Blake Hotel - Charlotte Charlotte location
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        Hotel Address:

        555 S Mcdowell St, Charlotte, United States, 28204

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Charlotte
          1.2 km
        Airports
        Train Stations
        • Mint Museum of Craft Design
          1.3 km
        • Mint Museum of Art
          3.0 km
        • Bus stop
          100 m
        Restaurants
        • Bravo Ristorante & Lounge (cuisine: American, Italian, Mediterranean)
          50 m
        • Dresslers Metro (cuisine: American)
          580 m
        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  3 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  12 pm
        • Year renovated:
          2012
        • Number of floors:
          14
        • Number of rooms:
          308

        The Blake Hotel Location

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        What's nearby

        Convention centers

        • Epicenter - 900 m

        Sport related

        Shopping areas

        Monuments and Landmarks

        Historical sites

        • Vietnam War Memorial Wall - 300 m
        • Afro-American Cultural Center - 800 m

        Stadiums

        • Charlotte Memorial Stadium - 700 m
        • Charlotte Bobcats Arena - 800 m
        • Bobcat Arena - 800 m

        Museums

        • Oratorio Singers - 900 m
        • Charlotte Symphony - 900 m
        • American Legion Memorial Stadium - 900 m
        • BY Hand Art - 1.1 km
        • North Carolina Blumenthal Ctr - 1.1 km
        • Levine Museum of the New South - 1.1 km

        Halls

        • Adams Mark - 100 m

        Universities, Institutes

        • Central Piedmont Community Clg - 300 m
        • National Aesthetics Institute - 500 m
        • Central Piedmont College - 500 m
        • Southeastern College of Beauty - 1.0 km
        • Harvey Gantt Center for African American Arts and Culture - 1.0 km

        Theaters

        • Opera Carolina - 1.1 km

        Medical care and Hospitals

        • US Vietnam Veterans Ctr - 700 m

        College Campuses

        Local attractions

        • Charlotte Trolley Powerhouse Museum - 1.6 km
          1507 Camden Road, Charlotte
        • Freedom Park - 2.3 km
          1900 East Blvd, Charlotte
        • Charlotte Nature Museum - 3.3 km
          1658 Sterling Rd, Charlotte
        • Fourth Ward - 2.0 km
          Charlotte, NC
        • Mint Museum Randolph - 3.0 km
          2730 Randolph Rd, Charlotte

        Near the hotel

        • Little Sugar Creek Greenway - 1.0 km
          East 7th Street to East Morehead Street, Charlotte
        • Bechtler Museum of Modern Art - 1.1 km
          420 South Tryon Street, Charlotte
        • Levine Museum of the New South - 1.2 km
          200 E Seventh St, Charlotte
        • Foundation For The Carolinas - 1.3 km
          220 North Tryon Street, Charlotte
        • Mint Museum of Craft + Design - 1.1 km
          500 South Tryon Street, Charlotte
        • The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture - 1.1 km
          551 South Tryon Street, Charlotte
        • Discovery Place - 1.3 km
          301 N Tryon St, Charlotte

        Restaurants nearby

        • Bravo Ristorante & Lounge - 50 m

          Address: 555 S. McDowell St.
          Phone: (704) 372-5440

          72% likes this, based on 16 reviews
          Cuisine: American, Italian, Mediterranean

        • Pizza Fusion - 550 m

          Address: 1055 Metropolitan Ave
          Phone: 7043700777

          81% likes this, based on 28 reviews
          Cuisine: Vegetarian, Healthy, Organic
          Price Range: CAD 13 - CAD 26

        • The Great American Grill - 560 m

          Address: 508 East Martin Luther King Blvd.

          52% likes this, based on 37 reviews
          Cuisine: American

        • Dresslers Metro - 580 m

          Address: 1100 Metropolitan Ave, Suite 125E
          Phone: 704 909-6250

          79% likes this, based on 92 reviews
          Cuisine: American
          Price Range: CAD 40 - CAD 40

        • Vivace Italian Trattoria - 580 m

          Address: 1100 Metropolitan Ave
          Phone: (919) 696-4820

          63% likes this, based on 67 reviews
          Cuisine: Italian
          Price Range: CAD 12 - CAD 34

        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  3 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  12 pm
        • Year renovated:
          2012
        • Number of floors:
          14
        • Number of rooms:
          308
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        The Blake Hotel Reviews

        Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at The Blake Hotel

        Average guest rating

        5.8out of 10
        Guest rating
        Based on 49 reviews

        Rating by category:

        Rooms
        8.0
        Service
        9.0
        Location
        6.7
        Value
        6.0

        Guest reviews

        • Family with children
          9.6

          the rooms ,location, price,the people. but it needs a food place inside hotel

        • Family with children
          8.2

          The entire staff we met had an excellent attitude. All were very helpful during a crisis with my inoperable car, loaning me their tools, taking me to pickup parts, giving me contacts for automobile services. Thanks to Chris and Kathy (front desk), Kyle and Paul (shuttle van) and of course Lee (maintenance), all genuinely helpful.

          The common areas of the hotel were nice, however the guestroom bathroom was old and needs extensive remodeling. The guestroom could use a fridge and a microwave. The pool was very clean when we arrived, however did occur a filtering maintenance problem later which closed the pool.

        • Single
          7.4

          Best and most accommodating shuttle service.

        • Single
          9.6

          The Blake is obviously an older hotel with refurbished rooms, clean, convenient and safe. Service was very friendly and efficient.

          The breakfast area could do with some remodeling to bring it up to par with the standard of the rooms.

        • Family with children
          6.6

          We were given a corner room which was very large. With four of us in the room it made our weekend much more enjoyable. Also liked the room decor.

          Bar should open earlier.

        • Single
          4.2

          The hotel itself was beautiful and the staff were very friendly and helpful.

          Rooms need updating. No microwave/frig in rooms. Elevators old and very slow. Walking in the lobby is deceiving because it doesn't match the rooms.

        • Single
          7.4

          the room was really big

          the Internet was working very, very poorly!

        • Single
          4.6

          Staff were friendly and transportation/location was good for convention centre. Pool table in lobby was nice touch.

          Internet service!! You cant be a business hotel without good internet, it was wireless with a fee in the room and free in the lobby. However neither worked very well, even paying the $11/day in my room. It came and went and was painfully slow. The room wasnt clean, the lamp was covered in dust and the counters in the bathroom were marked and dirty. The bathroom in general was dated and bad. I booked a king room only to be told there were none when I arrived, I received a double. However the beds seemed smaller than that...i'm 5'6 and my feet hung out of the bottom. Pillows were uncomfortable, bed wasnt great either. They went for a mimimal trendy look that turned out bland and uncomfortable.

        • Older travelers
          6.6

          I picked the Blake Hotel because of it's location, to the appointment, my wife and I had the next day, and for that reason only

        • Single
          7.4

          Place and confort

          poor breakfast. $10 for a lousy continental breakfast is too much. Similar hotels offer Internet for free

        • Single
          6.2

          Location

          The parking situation was terrible and the the quote of $8.00 on your sight is incorrect - its more like $10.00/day. This part was ridiculous and very much unexpected

        • Group of friends
          5.0

          The attempt to have high design

          Musty hotel rooms, so many things were broken including the stupid phone which did not have a button to call the front desk or anywhere else in the hotel, no hot water, hair dryer, ceiling had a large hole in the bathroom, dust you can cut thru with your finger in the room, food that was nothing remarkable for breakfast...why did I pay an extra $10 for that????

        • Couple
          7.4

          The bartender, Lupo, was great!

          Only decaf coffee in the room, comforter and curtains were stained

        • Group of friends
          4.2

          The staff was rude. The rooms were small and not clean. Lacked handicap ammenities my party needed. Looked like the hotel was trying to renovate in a very cheap way to look more luxurious than it actual is. For the price - not worth it and you have to pay to park. The buffet breakfast was a joke.

        • Group of friends
          7.4

          The staff were helpful and courteous. The shuttle service was excellent.

          We had 4 people in our room and were only offered 2 vouchers for the breakfast. Breakfast should be included with the room. A person should not have to pay $10 for a continental breakfast.

        How to reach hotel

        hotel The Blake Hotel - Charlotte Charlotte location
        Show big map »

        Hotel Address:

        555 S Mcdowell St, Charlotte, United States, 28204

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Charlotte
          1.2 km
        Airports
        Train Stations
        • Mint Museum of Craft Design
          1.3 km
        • Mint Museum of Art
          3.0 km
        • Bus stop
          100 m
        Restaurants
        • Bravo Ristorante & Lounge (cuisine: American, Italian, Mediterranean)
          50 m
        • Dresslers Metro (cuisine: American)
          580 m
        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  3 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  12 pm
        • Year renovated:
          2012
        • Number of floors:
          14
        • Number of rooms:
          308