4.3 out of 5

With a stay at PUBLIC Chicago in Chicago (Gold Coast), you'll be minutes from Dave & Buster's and John Hancock Center.

This 4-star hotel is close to Untitled and Millennium Park.

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 high-speed (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.

Property Features

PUBLIC 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 PUBLIC Chicago. 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
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Car service
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Terrace
  • Fireplace 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 high-speed Internet

Parking

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

Room Amenities

PUBLIC 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 high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. 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
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy continental breakfast daily.

Pump Room - This restaurant serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

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 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Rafting 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

Special check-in instructions:

Airport transportation is offered on request 24 hours a day. Please make arrangements in advance by contacting the property.

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 per day.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets: USD 125.00 per accommodation, per stay
  • Only dogs and cats are allowed
  • Maximum 1 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

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between USD 9.00 and USD 25.00 per person (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 65.00 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: USD 125.00 per accommodation, per stay
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 50 per day
This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Name

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You should know

Up to 3 children 17 years old and younger stay free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding. To make arrangements to bring your pet, contact the property directly at the number on your booking confirmation (please see the Fees section for related charges).