PUBLIC Chicago

Rooms & Suites: 285

Located in the former Ambassador East hotel building in Chicago's upscale Gold Coast neighborhood, PUBLIC Chicago is the first property to open under Ian Schrager's new brand PUBLIC Hotels.

PUBLIC Chicago introduces a new genre of hotel, offering great service, great style, and great value… all together for the first time. PUBLIC Chicago features a refined and classically cool Schrager approach to design, where quality and comfort are paramount. The new property has a strong focus on quality amenities and modernized guest services including: PUBLIC Express room service curated by Jean Georges Vongerichten, providing gourmet food delivered to your room at lighting quick speed or available “on the go”; a re-imagined Pump Room restaurant and bar; free Wi-Fi throughout the entire hotel; Library Bar with communal work tables by day and seductive bar scene by night; a sexy private screening room for both public movie watching & private events; complimentary bicycle rental; a 24-hour lobby mini bar featuring local Chicago treats and “forgotten items”; access to iMac work stations; plus a fitness center and in-room spa services. For more information and reservations, please contact PUBLIC Chicago at 1 (312) 787-7200 or visit the website

Trip Type

Business Meeting, Family Vacation, Romantic Getaway, Shopping & Fashion, Wedding

Weddings, Events & Meetings

8600 square feet of Special Event space and dedicated meeting rooms offer versatile spaces for business and entertaining. Meeting rooms can be set in boardroom, classroom, u-shape, rounds, theater or reception style. Spacious banquet rooms on the second floor interconnect to allow for larger group meetings or banquets. The 17th floor meeting room includes an expansive terrace with views of the city skyline. Customized banquet menus are offered by Jean-Georges Vongerichten for private events, luncheons, dinner parties and business meetings. The hotel's experienced events team can help you customize your special event for any occasion.


Chicago-O'Hare International Airport (ORD)

High Season

May through October