Public Hotel - Chicago

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1301 North State Parkway, Chicago, United States, 60610  show map
 4 stars
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Public Hotel - Chicago

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Breakfast

Continental breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge

 Meeting facilities

Meeting room

Verified Reviews:

  • Baby sitter service was superb - Large sitting area with fireplace and a piano - Bed and pillows were alright
  • Red line subway is four long city blocks away - Employees are all very friendly - Nice linens - Clean bathroom
  • Within walking distance of numerous restaurants, museums - Clean room with great space - Staff was extremely courteous
  • Staff was the friendliest - Walking distance to gibson's and shopping - Lobby was warm and welcoming
  • Valet parking rates $36/day - Free internet access while staying - Tubs are huge

Overview

The 4-star Public Hotel boasts close proximity to The Magnificent Mile, Lake Michigan and Lincoln Park just 1.6 km away. This tranquil hotel dates from 1926 and was refurbished in 2011.

Public Hotel is located on the beautiful sandy beach. The property is set within 4 km distance from Chicago city center.

The vicinity of lakes and parks as well as quick access to restaurants, coffee shops and bars set the hotel apart.

This hotel is just 150 meters away from Clark & Burton bus stop and within a 10-minute walk from Clark/Division underground station. The property is 20 minutes' drive from Midway airport.

Rooms

Staying in one of the 100 air-conditioned rooms, guests can enjoy a stunning view over the coast. Many guestrooms offer views of Chicago's Gold Coast and Lincoln Park. Guests can make use of private bathrooms with a hairdryer, a bathtub and free toiletries.

Eat & Drink

Breakfast is served in the breakfast room each morning. Guest can enjoy light flavors of American meals at the 24-hour restaurant. A variety of coffee and tea is offered in the library bar.

Services

Guests can make use of bicycle rentals available on site.

Relax

Public Hotel also has video games and a mini club for guests travelling with children.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

private parking is possible on site at USD 56 per day.

Year renovated:   2011.  Number of floors:   17.  Number of rooms:   100.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid parking
  • Handicap parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Children are welcome
  • 24-hour security
  • Free safe at reception
  • Multilingual staff
  • Pets allowed (limited amount or weight)
  • Lobby
  • Coffee shop
  • Currency exchange
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Beauty salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center

Services

  • Paid valet parking
  • Room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Bicycle rental
  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Newspaper service
  • Wake up service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Cafe
  • Catering service

Meeting facilities

  • 24-hour business center
  • Meeting room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Video games
  • Kids club

Leisure facilities

  • Night club

Room view

  • City view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-Bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Living room
  • Sitting area
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding
  • Down comforter

Media

  • Paid movies/Video
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • CD player
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from  3 pm

Check-Out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 17 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

  • Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

hotel Public Hotel - Chicago Chicago location
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Hotel Address:

1301 North State Parkway, Chicago, United States, 60610

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City Center
  • Chicago
    1.9 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Millenium Station
    1.6 mi
  • Ogilvie Transportation Center
    1.8 mi
Underground stations
  • LaSalle "L" Station (Blue Line)
    2.1 mi
  • Bus stop
    1000 ft
Restaurants
  • Pump Room (cuisine: International)
    100 ft
  • Mario's Gold Coast Ristorante (cuisine: Italian)
    400 ft
Beaches
  • Oak Street Beach
    2100 ft
  • Ohio Street Beach
    1.2 mi
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2011
  • Number of floors:
    17
  • Number of rooms:
    100

Rooms and availability

Public Hotel Standard Room
Standard Room
Bed type: 2 Single beds or Double Bed or King Size bed
Size: 995 sq. feet
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  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Air conditioning
  • Private bathroom
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Classically decorated room has a sleeping area and a large workspace.

Room facilities
    Public Hotel Superior Room
    Superior Room
    Bed type: King Size bed
    Size: 305 sq. feet
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    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Air conditioning
    • Shower
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    Airy and light room offers more space. It has a small rest area and a practical workspace.

    Room facilities
      Public Hotel Deluxe Room
      Deluxe Room
      Bed type: King Size bed
      Size: 400 sq. feet
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      • Free Wi-Fi
      • Air conditioning
      • Shower
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      Spacious room offers a work area, a sleeping area and a cozy sitting area. Bathroom has all modern amenities.

      Room facilities
        Public Hotel Loft Lift
        Loft
        Bed type: 1 Super-King Size bed and 1 Sofa bed
        Size: 465 sq. feet
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        • Free Wi-Fi
        • Air conditioning
        • Shower
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        Elegant and airy room has a comfy sleeping area and a rest area with sofa.

        Room facilities
          Public Hotel One Bedroom SuitePublic Hotel One Bedroom Suite
          One Bedroom Suite
          Bed type: King Size bed or 1 Super-King Size bed and 1 Sofa bed or 1 Single bed
          Size: 650 sq. feet
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          • Free Wi-Fi
          • Air conditioning
          • Private bathroom
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          Luxurious room has a bedroom and a living room with a sofa, armchairs and table. The bathroom has all modern amenities.

          Room facilities
            Public Hotel Deluxe One Bedroom Suite
            Deluxe One Bedroom Suite
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            Elegant room with luxurious furniture consists of a bedroom and a large living room with sofa.

            Public Hotel Celebrity Suite
            Celebrity Suite
            Bed type: King Size bed or 1 Super-King Size bed and 1 Sofa bed or 1 Single bed
            Size: 650 sq. feet
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            • Free Wi-Fi
            • Air conditioning
            • Private bathroom
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            Gorgeous room has a luxurious bedroom and a large living room with rich furniture.

            Room facilities

              How to reach hotel

              hotel Public Hotel - Chicago Chicago location
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              Hotel Address:

              1301 North State Parkway, Chicago, United States, 60610

              Get directions
              City Center
              • Chicago
                1.9 mi
              Airports
              Train Stations
              • Millenium Station
                1.6 mi
              • Ogilvie Transportation Center
                1.8 mi
              Underground stations
              • LaSalle "L" Station (Blue Line)
                2.1 mi
              • Bus stop
                1000 ft
              Restaurants
              • Pump Room (cuisine: International)
                100 ft
              • Mario's Gold Coast Ristorante (cuisine: Italian)
                400 ft
              Beaches
              • Oak Street Beach
                2100 ft
              • Ohio Street Beach
                1.2 mi
              Hotel information
              • Check-In:
                from  3 pm
              • Check-Out:
                until  11 am
              • Year renovated:
                2011
              • Number of floors:
                17
              • Number of rooms:
                100

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              What's nearby

              Tourist attractions

              Places of interest

              • J. Parker - 3700 ft

              Sport related

              Shopping areas

              Museums

              • Three Arts Club - 400 ft
              • Charnley-Persky House Museum - 400 ft
              • International Monetary Market - 1400 ft
              • Palette and Chisel Acad-Fine Art - 1700 ft
              • Chicago History Museum - 2000 ft
              • Mimi International - 2000 ft
              • Chicago Historical Society - 2000 ft
              • Bethel Cultural Arts Center - 2300 ft
              • Museum Shop of the Art Inst - 2700 ft
              • City Gallery in the Historic Water Tower - 3300 ft

              Universities, Institutes

              Theaters

              • The Noble Horse Theatre - 2300 ft
              • Second City - 2700 ft

              Casinos

              • Venetian Casino Resort - 2300 ft

              Food and meals

              • Old Town Ale House - 2700 ft

              College Campuses

              Local Attractions

              • The Magnificent Mile - 1.0 mi
                N Michigan Ave, Chicago
              • Lincoln Park - 1.0 mi
                2045 North Lincoln Park West, Chicago
              • Tribune Tower - 1.1 mi
                435 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago
              • Lincoln Park Zoo - 1.1 mi
                2001 N Clark St, Chicago
              • Lake Shore Place - 1.1 mi
                680 N. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago

              Near the hotelNear the hotel

              • Charnley-Persky House - 600 ft
                1365 North Astor Street, Chicago
              • Oak Street Beach - 2100 ft
                1000 North Lake Shore Drive, Chicago
              • John Hancock Center / Observatory - 3000 ft
                875 N Michigan Ave, Chicago
              • The Moody Church - 2400 ft
                1635 North LaSalle, Chicago
              • International Museum of Surgical Science - 1700 ft
                1524 N. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago
              • Chicago History Museum - 2100 ft
                1601 N Clark St, Chicago
              • The Newberry Library - 2400 ft
                60 West Walton Street, Chicago

              Restaurants Nearby

              • Pump Room - 100 ft

                Address: 1301 N State Pkwy
                Phone: 312-787-3700

                66% likes this, based on 178 reviews
                Cuisine: International

              • 3rd Coast - 500 ft

                Address: 1260 N Dearborn St
                Phone: (312) 649-0730

                72% likes this, based on 73 reviews
                Cuisine: American
                Price Range: USD 1 - USD 20

              • Hash House a Go Go - 600 ft

                Address: 1212 North State Parkway
                Phone: 312-202-0994

                71% likes this, based on 77 reviews
                Cuisine: American
                Price Range: USD 8 - USD 26

              • Mario's Gold Coast Ristorante - 400 ft

                Address: 21 W Goethe St
                Phone: 312-944-0199

                79% likes this, based on 67 reviews
                Cuisine: Italian
                Price Range: USD 6 - USD 24

              • Third Coast Cafe and Wine Bar - 500 ft

                Address: Dearborn and Goethe

                83% likes this, based on 8 reviews
                Cuisine: American

              Hotel information
              • Check-In:
                from  3 pm
              • Check-Out:
                until  11 am
              • Year renovated:
                2011
              • Number of floors:
                17
              • Number of rooms:
                100
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              Public Hotel Reviews

              Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Public Hotel

              Average guest rating

              7.4out of 10
              Very good
              Based on 39 reviews

              Rating by category:

              Location
              9.0
              Rooms
              7.5
              Value
              7.0
              Service
              9.0

              Individual guest reviews

              • Couple
                9.6

                Location great and staff really friendly and helpful.

                Think $12.95 for in room internet access (2MB) is not good value for money - especially considering the speed provided. Although there was free internet access in the business centre but this gets very busy.

              • Single
                6.6

                Staff services and location was excellent.

                Wash Basin was broken. No locker in the Room.

              • Older travelers
                8.2

                The staff were extremely friendly and helpful, and did their best to assist while we were trapped abroad due to the volcanic eruption. The hotel is generally quiet and well-kept. Very good value hotel in a prime location

                The rooms could be a little better maintained and there was a leak in the toilet ceiling.

              • Single
                5.4

                The location was excellent.

                The hotel room was on the line of a LaQuinta Inn, low budget, very very old unclean carpet, bathtub was old, dirty, and the water wouldn't drain from running the shower so I couldn't take a shower and let that nasty water(fungus, bacteria, ect) build up around my feet and ankles. The room and entire floor was a big disappointment. Additionally, the hotel phone in the room did not work at all. I had to call the front desk from my cell phone. What a dump of a place! I absolutely would not recommend this place ever.

              • Single
                7.4

                Nice hotel close to centre of town and also close to beach which is nice for walking or jogging. Half a mile from Rush street which has nice restaurants.

              • Single
                10.0

                Room was beautiful quiet relaxing

                Hotel elevator slow. Lots of construction going on.

              • Family with children
                9.6

                The hotel lobby is beautiful, the room was clean and comfortable and in a perfect location for my needs - 2 blocks from family.

              • Single
                6.2

                Apart from the fact that they told me they cannot take the accommodation cost from the credit card that I submitted to Booked.net unless I sent them the credit card payment approval form and the second day they locked my door, they were fair in service as everywhere in the United States.

                The method of communication was strange.

              • Couple
                9.2

                I liked how there wasn't any noise from an "el" train. The room was nice for me and my boyfriend.

                There was nothing bad about the hotel

              • Group of friends
                9.0

                Checking into the hotel was easy and the staff were very helpful and courteous. The bell and valet men were super helpful and always very kind. The mini bar in the room was fabulous, and the food in the restaurant was good as well. Internet/wifi was free which is a huge plus especially if you don't want to go down to the lobby which also has free internet/wifi. The location was perfect, close to restaurants and shopping, and the neighborhood at night felt safe and very cozy.

                The room service was not 24/7 and neither was the bar/lounge area food.

              • Group of friends
                9.0

                Checking into the hotel was easy and the staff were very helpful and courteous. The bell and valet men were super helpful and always very kind. The mini bar in the room was fabulous, and the food in the restaurant was good as well. Internet/wifi was free which is a huge plus especially if you don't want to go down to the lobby which also has free internet/wifi. The location was perfect, close to restaurants and shopping, and the neighborhood at night felt safe and very cozy.

                The room service was not 24/7 and neither was the bar/lounge area food.

              How to reach hotel

              hotel Public Hotel - Chicago Chicago location
              Show big map »

              Hotel Address:

              1301 North State Parkway, Chicago, United States, 60610

              Get directions
              City Center
              • Chicago
                1.9 mi
              Airports
              Train Stations
              • Millenium Station
                1.6 mi
              • Ogilvie Transportation Center
                1.8 mi
              Underground stations
              • LaSalle "L" Station (Blue Line)
                2.1 mi
              • Bus stop
                1000 ft
              Restaurants
              • Pump Room (cuisine: International)
                100 ft
              • Mario's Gold Coast Ristorante (cuisine: Italian)
                400 ft
              Beaches
              • Oak Street Beach
                2100 ft
              • Ohio Street Beach
                1.2 mi
              Hotel information
              • Check-In:
                from  3 pm
              • Check-Out:
                until  11 am
              • Year renovated:
                2011
              • Number of floors:
                17
              • Number of rooms:
                100