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Chrystie Street 215, New York City, NY 10002
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#44 of 529 hotels in New York City
Travellers' Choice
Luxury for all. Ian Schrager's latest. Great service. Great style. great fun. great price. A genre-busting hotel, impossible to categorize. Always original. Always subversive. What you want, when you want it. Sacrificing nothing, to stay at the coolest place in town. A new simplicity. A new chic. Devoted to you. 24-hour check-in. Daily housekeeping services. - POPULAR by Chef Diego Muñoz, - THE ROOF bar - DIEGO lobby bar - Public Arts is a cutting-edge, progressive, and avant-garde multi-media performance space as well as late-night hot sweaty dancing
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Nightclub / DJ
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Taxi service
Business Centre with Internet Access
Breakfast available
Rooftop bar
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Rooftop terrace
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Shared lounge / TV area
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
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Room features
Air conditioning
Flatscreen TV
Room types
Non-smoking rooms
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Great View
Languages Spoken
English, Spanish
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Susan A wrote a review 1 Dec
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Public has managed to create a warm & welcoming, minimal yet cozy, sexy space with some of NY's best views! From effortlessly booking a somewhat complicated reservation to the overall friendly service, the restaurants, bars, cleanliness and location ~ the entire experience was a pleasure. We will definitely be back!
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Date of stay: November 2021
Laura Kelly - Elsewhere by Laura wrote a review Nov 2021
Alban, Canada23 contributions8 helpful votes
Hotel's Favourite
I had the pleasure of staying at PUBLIC visiting a friend on a layover in the city and will never stay anywhere else again.. we had such an amazing experience! The property is ahead of it's time, beautiful in design with ease of access, common areas for socializing that make you feel at home, and a top notch service staff that are always available and ready to help you with anything you need. The room made efficient use of the size and never felt crowded, taking advantage of every inch of space. The bed was so comfortable that I asked for the bedding information so I can buy it for my own home and the floor to ceiling views were incredible. We had the opportunity to enjoy drinks on the rooftop with stunning 360 degree views. Anything you need is only a click away with the concierge readily available by text or email to save you a trip to the lobby. I am a travel agent and get the opportunity to visit many wonderful, luxury hotels and PUBLIC truly is at the top of it's mark. Thank you for a wonderful stay!
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Date of stay: November 2021
Response from Kira Drumm, General Manager at Public
Responded 5 days ago
Hi Laura, we are honored to be your favorite place to sty in NYC! Thank you for taking the time to write this amazing review. This feedback really captured all that we are try to accomplish in the PUBLIC experience. We appreciate you sharing and are all looking forward to the opportunity to welcome you back again soon. Kira Drumm Director of Service Excellence
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Caroline wrote a review Nov 2021
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What can I say… extremely rude staff at the check in. We were paying $600/night - the view against a wall and not even a bottle water in the room. When we asked for a different room (as the wall view was very depressing) they said we would have to pay $$$$ on top of the high room charge or if we are not happy we should just look for another hotel. Basically, no one cares about you in this hotel, I‘m still blown away by the rudeness of the ‚manager‘ You will have to eat your breakfast with a plastic knife and fork. I can’t believe how much plastic they are using during the breakfast. For the rooms, the blankets are so thin, I was freezing all night. If you are looking for a nice hotel - don’t go here, it feels like a hostel. Honestly, I will never stay here again.
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Date of stay: November 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Laura-Ann Chin wrote a review Nov 2021
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania43 contributions21 helpful votes
Such a stunning space for the minimalist theme of the hotel. The hotel room had all the modern luxe amenities with elements of wood, water and glass to add to the beautiful decor. room is comfortably compact and front desk was very helpful. Only two comments I have is that the Public space has unnoticeable hotel staff dressed in very casual wear. (Which is NOT an issue but it becomes hard to identify if someone works at the hotel if nametag is not visible). There was no doorman at the ground level which made checking in a little inconvenient. nevertheless, everything else was very pleasant, clean and inviting. Public Rooftop is stunning!
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Date of stay: November 2021
Response from Kira Drumm, General Manager at Public
Responded 2 days ago
Hi Laura-Ann, thank you so much for taking the time to review your stay with us. We appreciate all your wonderful feedback and are thrilled that you loved your experience! Our PUBLIC Service team is always available and ready to help you, just shoot them a text or give them a call 24/7 for your convenience. We look forward to welcoming you back and please let us know how we can make your next stay with us even better! Kira Drumm Director of Service Excellence
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Steven C wrote a review Nov 2021
Moorestown, New Jersey39 contributions10 helpful votes
Very rare these days to get five star excellent service which ranged from text exchanges seeing how we were and handling several requests to arranging for affordable (for NYC parking) to Dean the manager arranging for a table at rooftop lounge for a large group on a couple hours notice. The rooms are typical NYC small with bed on lofted floor base versus box spring but slept well on it. Overall great experience.
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Date of stay: November 2021
Response from Kira Drumm, General Manager at Public
Responded 2 days ago
Hi Steven, we are thrilled to hear that Dean went above and beyond, exceeding your expectations to ensure that you felt well taken care of. We are inspired by the work that are team does and are so thankful that you have recognized them for their amazing hospitality. Please let us know if there is anything we can do to help make you feel more at home next time you stay with us! Kira Drumm Director of Service Excellence
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Frequently Asked Questions about Public
Which popular attractions are close to Public?
Nearby attractions include Economy Candy (0.5 km), St. Patrick's Old Cathedral (0.3 km), and Williamsburg Bridge (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Public?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a rooftop bar, free wifi, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Public?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Public?
Guests can enjoy a rooftop bar, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Public?
Yes, parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Public?
Conveniently located restaurants include Momofuku Ko, The Musket Room, and Rice to Riches.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Public?
Yes, guests have access to a fitness centre during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Public?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at Public?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does Public offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Public?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Spanish.