Book your room at PUBLIC Chicago
Modern Gold Coast hotel near Chicago's Magnificent Mile
Lake Michigan: 2 blocks
PUBLIC Chicago, designed by famed hotelier Ian Schrager, is 2 blocks from Lake Michigan beaches, 3 blocks from Rush Street restaurants and nightlife, and a half-mile from Magnificent Mile shops.
The Pump Room
The Pump Room restaurant and bar offers brunch, Happy Hour drink specials, late-night dinner, and midnight snacks. The Library houses a coffee bar during the day and transforms into a lounge at night, serving specialty cocktails and plated exotic fare.
PUBLIC Chicago’s spacious guestrooms feature custom-made furnishings, beds with Frette linens and down comforters, and city views; amenities include 42-inch LCD TVs, customized minibars, complimentary wireless Internet access, and iPod docking stations.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!
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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.
- Multilingual staff
- 24-hour front desk
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Number of floors - 17
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Valet parking (surcharge)
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Conference space
- 24-hour fitness facilities
- Luggage storage
- Express check-in
- Total number of rooms - 285
- 24-hour business center
- Conference space size (feet) - 8600
- Conference space size (meters) - 799
- Smoke-free property
- Coffee shop or café
- Concierge services
- Computer station
- Free Wi-Fi
- Year Built 1926
- Number of buildings/towers - 1
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
- Complimentary toiletries
- Hair dryer
- Shower/tub combination
- Cable TV service
- Premium bedding
- In-room safe
- Daily housekeeping
- Private bathroom
- Free Wi-Fi
- iPod docking station
- Frette Italian sheets
- LCD TV
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.
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
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
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
- Valet parking fee: USD 56.00 per night (in/out privileges)
- Pet fee: USD 125.00 per room
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).