Book your room at PUBLIC Chicago

Modern Gold Coast hotel near Chicago’s Magnificent Mile

With a stay at PUBLIC Chicago in Chicago (Magnificent Mile - River North), you'll be minutes from International Museum of Surgical Science and Hancock Tower.

This 4-star hotel is close to Millennium Park and Art Institute of Chicago.

Make yourself at home in one of the 285 air-conditioned rooms featuring iPod docking stations and LCD televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones, as well as safes and desks.

Take advantage of recreation opportunities such as a 24-hour fitness center, or other amenities including complimentary wireless Internet access and concierge services.

Satisfy your appetite at the hotel's restaurant, which features a bar. Dining is also available at a coffee shop/café. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge.

Featured amenities include a 24-hour business center, a computer station, and express check-in. Planning an event in Chicago? This hotel has facilities measuring 8600 square feet (799 square meters), including conference space.

PUBLIC Chicago

At your hotel

Amenities at PUBLIC Chicago include The Living Room, outfitted with work tables, computer stations, and seating areas. The Library houses a coffee bar during the day and a full bar and lounge at night. The property also offers 24-hour fitness facilities, bicycle rentals on site and an around-the-clock business center. Multiple large conference rooms are available, including a meeting space of 8,600 square feet. A screening room is available for private functions and live performances. Guests can customize their minibars and, pick up snacks or toiletries at the 24-hour front desk.

The Pump Room restaurant and bar features a menu designed by Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten, including a selection of original Pump Room classics from 1938. At night, the restaurant’s bar transforms into a glamorous supper club reminiscent of the 30s and 40s, but with a modern approach.

  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Multilingual staff
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Number of floors - 17
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Elevator/lift
  • Restaurant
  • Conference space
  • 24-hour fitness facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Total number of rooms - 285
  • Express check-in
  • Conference space size (meters) - 799
  • 24-hour business center
  • Conference space size (feet) - 8600
  • Smoke-free property
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Concierge services
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Computer station
  • Year Built 1926
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
Show more

Stay connected

Available in all rooms: Free Wi-Fi

Available in some public areas: Free Wi-Fi

Park your car

Valet parking (surcharge)

In your room

  • Premium TV channels
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Air conditioning
  • Phone
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Cable TV service
  • Desk
  • Premium bedding
  • Minibar
  • In-room safe
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Private bathroom
  • HDTV
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • iPod docking station
  • Frette Italian sheets
  • LCD TV
Show all room amenities

Eat and drink

The Pump Room - The restaurant’s food concept was created by world-renowned and the James Beard Award-winning Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten and features regional flavors, local products, and a selection of classics from the Pump Room’s original 1938 menu. At night, the restaurant’s bar is transformed into a supper club and offers a light tapas-style menu, exotic cocktails, and international and domestic bottled and draught beer.

The Library - During the day, The Library offers a variety of coffee drinks from around the globe as well as house-made pastries, sandwiches, sushi, and other specialties by Chef Jean-George Vongerichten. By night, the space is transformed into a lounge, wine bar, and beer garden combination, offering domestic and international bottled beer, a wide selection of wines from around the world, specialty cocktails, small-plated exotic food and desserts from the Pump Room created by Chef Jean-Georges.

Show dining options

Play

Lake Michigan's 35-mile-long path for running, walking, bicycling, or in-line skating is two blocks from the hotel. Bikes, in-line skates, and recreational equipment can be rented at several beachfront locations. In summer, Oak Street Beach and North Avenue Beach, both a half-mile from the hotel, are open for swimming.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Complimentary bicycles on site
  • Boat tours nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Golf lessons available nearby
Show recreation options

Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Accessibility equipment for the deaf
  • Braille or raised signage

The fine print for PUBLIC Chicago

When you arrive

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 21

When you leave

Check-out time is noon

How you can pay

Accepted at this hotel: American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Your pets

Pets allowed, Only dogs and cats are allowed, Maximum number of pets per room 1, Pet maximum weight in kg is 22, Pet maximum weight in lb is 50

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Service animals exempt from fees/restrictions

Show all policies

Fees

Show non-mandatory fees Hide

We should mention

Children 15 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section).

Sorry, we seem to have had an issue loading our review content. Try again?