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PUBLIC Chicago

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1301 North State Parkway, Chicago, IL 60610 (Formerly Ambassador East Hotel)
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I work for a liquor company and I recently held a very complicated 3 day work event at Public Hotel. I rented out all the available meeting/banquet rooms on the 2nd floor and with the help and vision of Sales Manager Erin Hill, we transformed the floors layout into a great meeting room/cocktail making session venue. I worked with Brittany... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Where to start? The historic building is beautifully maintained, tastefully decorated, and oh-so clean -- it even smells great! The eye-catching extra-long leather chesterfield in the Library / Coffee Bar offers a comfortable seat during both the cocktail hour and the power breakfast. A very talented live jazz combo played the night I stayed, providing entertainment that captivated my attention... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This time, a friend and I stayed in a loft suite -- high above the street (15th floor) we found ourselves in a beautiful, quiet room -- the best word to describe it is "serene." The while pallet must be hard to keep clean, but it sure makes for a relaxing room. The bed was SOOOO comfortable, too. We asked... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved it... Loved it.... Loved it.... The Ambience Is Elegant With A Swedish Flair. The Customer Service Is Remarkably The Rooms are Fantastic. ... A mixture of an elegantly older building with an updated Ikea Flair. ... Simply Wonderful. ... Cozy... Safe... Secure... Beautiful. ... Thank You Public Hotel Staff of Chicago, You Are Simply The Best! I shall see... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great hotel ...few quick highlights: Nice location -- unfortunately I wasn't able to experience late night Chicago because I had an early flight, but a quick walk to the drug store passed a number of cool looking bars and an active nightlife. I imagine it's a good spot to be for going out. Excellent décor -- the rooms have a... More 

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PUBLIC H, Guest Relations Manager at PUBLIC Chicago, responded to this review

Dear Josh C What an incredible compliment. We truly appreciate your mention regarding the location, décor as well as our Library Lounge for a coffee. We hope you will be back soon to experience everything the neighborhood has to offer. STAYPUBLIC David Freiberger Director of Operations PUBLIC Chicago More 

Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Jonathan was a great help he deserves trophy for the way he helped me everyday. He was on point with everything he did for me. THANK YOU SO MUCH. Every time I stay at Public Chicago I want him to assist me. He also have great manners A+ thanks alot.

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PUBLIC H, Guest Relations Manager at PUBLIC Chicago, responded to this review

Dear Dajuavon, Thank you for taking the time to give Jonathan the honorary mention, we will be sure to pass on the compliment. Jonathan and the team will make sure each stay is as special in the future. We hope to welcome you back soon! STAYPUBLIC David Freiberger Director of Operations PUBLIC Chicago More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

this new hotel concept is fantastic, you can tell its from the founder of the EDITION hotel chain. the staff, restaurants, food, location are all fantastic. having also stayed at the thompson hotel in chicago i will always come back here, and i love the thompson

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PUBLIC H, Guest Relations Manager at PUBLIC Chicago, responded to this review

Dear Iochan S, We are thrilled to hear you appreciate our “concept” as well as the cuisine in the Pump Room as you know the cuisine is a reflection of Jean-Georges Vongerichten .Thank you for choosing us, as we understand there are many options in the neighborhood. We hope to welcome you back soon! STAYPUBLIC David Freiberger Director of Operations... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

coolest hotel in the city. great service, beautiful stylish rooms, grand chic public spaces, and away from the cliche tourist michigan avenue crowd. management and customer service exceed expectations and go over and beyond to resolve problems. almost every room besides mine on the floor i stayed on was occupied by the loudest most disruptive group of customers that were... More 

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PUBLIC H, Guest Relations Manager at PUBLIC Chicago, responded to this review

Dear Chris H, We sincerely appreciate the rave review and wonderful mention regarding every aspect of your stay from the service to the décor to the way the staff handled the issue. We look forward to having you back so we can exceed your expectations once again! STAYPUBLIC David Freiberger Director of Operations PUBLIC Chicago More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Public doesn't disappoint. We had one of the 1-room suites with 3 friends and it was perfect for socializing. Highly recommend it for a fun getaway weekend with friends. The pump room is always a fun scene too. And it's so convenient to yummy restaurants and Michigan avenue. I Love the Public.

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PUBLIC H, Guest Relations Manager at PUBLIC Chicago, responded to this review

Dear Greta F, Thank you for the wonderful review of your “weekend girl’s getaway” at PUBLIC. We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed the location as well as The Pump Room. Whenever you are in need of another get- away, keep in mind we are also doing live jazz in the Library Bar on Wednesdays starting at 7p. We hope... More 

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Located just north of The Loop, Gold Coast is one of Chicago’s most affluent and popular neighborhoods. The original Playboy, Hugh Hefner, once had a mansion here. In addition to prestigious hotels, historic mansions and luxury high-rise apartments, you’ll also find upscale specialty boutiques and Michelin-starred restaurants. Walk along Oak Street for your shopping fix and dance through the night along Rush Street. The Newberry Library is also a great stop to check out noteworthy exhibits and rare book collections.
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