4.2 out of 5

With a stay at Ambassador Chicago in Chicago (Gold Coast), you'll be minutes from Newberry Library and John Hancock Center.

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 minibars and LCD televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Bathrooms have shower/tub combinations and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones, as well as safes and desks.

Enjoy recreational amenities such as a nightclub and a 24-hour fitness center. This hotel also features complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and wedding services.

Satisfy your appetite at the hotel's restaurant, which features a bar. Dining is also available at a coffee shop/café. Relax with a refreshing drink at one of the 2 bars/lounges. Continental breakfasts are available daily for a fee.

Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, a 24-hour business center, and limo/town car service. Planning an event in Chicago? This hotel has 8600 square feet (799 square meters) of space consisting of conference space and meeting rooms. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours).

Property Features

Ambassador Chicago offers its guests a 24-hour fitness center and complimentary bicycles. There's a restaurant on site, as well as a coffee shop/café. You can unwind with a drink at one of the 2 bars/lounges. A computer station is on site, and both WiFi and wired Internet are free in public spaces.

Business amenities include a 24-hour business center, limo/town car service, and meeting rooms. Event space at this hotel measures 8600 square feet (799 square meters) and includes conference space. A nightclub, a terrace, and tour/ticket assistance are also featured at the business-friendly Ambassador Chicago. A roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) is available for a fee. Parking is available for a fee.

This 4-star Chicago hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 285 guestrooms or units
  • 17 levels
  • 2 bars or lounges
  • 10 conference rooms
  • 8600 sq ft of conference space
  • 799 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 1926
  • Dining venue
  • Nightclub
  • Coffee shop
  • Business center (24 hours)
  • Conference facilities
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Car service
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Terrace
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in lobby
  • ATM
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Parking

Long-term parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge), Offsite parking discounted rates available

Room Amenities

Ambassador Chicago offers 285 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and safes. Beds feature Frette Italian sheets and premium bedding. 42-inch LCD televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations and hair dryers.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Minibar
  • HD television
  • Cable channels
  • Frette Italian linens
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Cribs (free)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (heating)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Nearby Things to Do

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.

  • Boat tours nearby 
  • Golfing nearby 
  • Rafting nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Free bicycles on site 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 
  • Rowing or canoeing on site 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 

Accessibility

If you need to make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when booking your stay.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 3 children 17 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 50.0 per day.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets: USD 125.00 per accommodation, per stay
  • Only dogs and cats are allowed
  • Maximum 2 per room (weight limit: 50 lb)
  • Restrictions apply
  • For more information, you can reach out to the property at the number on the booking confirmation

You need to know

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

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit 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
Union Pay

Hotel Name

  • Chicago PUBLIC
  • Ambassador Chicago Hotel
  • PUBLIC Hotel
  • PUBLIC Hotel Chicago
  • Ambassador East Chicago
  • Ambassador East Hotel Chicago
  • Hotel Ambassador East
  • Public Chicago Hotel Chicago
  • PUBLIC Chicago Hotel

Awards & Affiliations

  • The property is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts.