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Hotel Description

4-star hotel near Empire State Building

Central New York getaway

Within a 15-minute walk of this Manhattan hotel, you'll find New York University and 5th Avenue. One World Trade Center and Brooklyn Bridge are also within 2 miles (3 km).

Nightclub, health club

A nightclub, 2 restaurants, and A 24-hour gym are all featured at this smoke-free hotel. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 3 conference rooms, free WiFi in public areas, and express check-in. Relax with a drink at one of the 6 bars/lounges and enjoy the a rooftop terrace.

Room, 1 Queen Bed

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$195* Per night/room Feb 23 - Feb 24

Loft

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Penthouse (2 or 3)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Room, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Penthouse (One)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Room, 2 Double Beds, Park View

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

PUBLIC, an Ian Schrager hotel ratings based on 9 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.8 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 5.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 0.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for PUBLIC, an Ian Schrager hotel

Everyone (3) Couples (2) Family (1)
5 out of 5
The rooms were small, but very cool! Perfect for the city!

Posted by on Oct 30, 2022

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Comment from Hotel Management

Nov 14, 2022 by Public Service

Hi Thaddeus, Thank you for your positive feedback! We very much look forward to welcoming you back to PUBLIC again soon.Best,The PUBLIC Service Team

1 out of 5

Posted by on Jun 19, 2022

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5 out of 5
Great amenities and space and atmosphere.

Posted by on Jun 13, 2022

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jun 15, 2022 by PUBLIC Service Team

Thank you so much for your kind review Nicholas! We are thrilled you've enjoyed your time with us at PUBLIC and we hope to welcome you back again soon!

1 out of 5

Posted by on Mar 3, 2022

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5 out of 5

Posted by on Dec 22, 2021

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5 out of 5
Beautiful hotel! Jean and Armondo made it easy to get in and out, they always had a smile to share and made the lobby area warm and personal. Gems!

Posted by on Aug 11, 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

Aug 12, 2021 by Kira Drumm

Thank you for this wonderful review. We appreciate this amazing feedback. I will be sure to share this kind note with Jean and Armondo! We hope you come back and stay with us again soon. Kira Drumm Director of Service Excellence

5 out of 5
Really nice hotel and service despite the feedback on Yelp. Only complaint is the price of food at the snack bar in the lobby.

Posted by on Jul 5, 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jul 6, 2021 by Kira Drumm

Thank you for this great rating! While we were closed during the pandemic we got the chance to review past feedback and make improvements. So happy to hear they are making a difference! I will be sure to review the pricing of the pantry items with the team, thank you for that note. I hope you come back and stay with us again soon! Kira Drumm Director of PUBLIC Service

4 out of 5
Minimalist, efficient, great use of space. Love the essentials closet on each floor with free water, etc

Posted by on Feb 26, 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

Feb 28, 2020 by Executive Office

Dear Sir or Madam, Thank you so much for your kind words. We all hope to welcome you back soon! Sincerely, Toni Ingenhoven Guest Experience

3 out of 5
Disappointed in the lack of customer service (i.e., self checkin, etc.)

Posted by on Dec 14, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Dec 18, 2019 by The PUBLIC Team

Hi Mary, sorry to hear you didn't have a 5-star experience with us. We do have express check-in and check-out ipads for those travellers who prefer to get up to their rooms as quickly as possible--however, we do always have our PUBLIC Advisors on standby to assist when needed!

About the PUBLIC, an Ian Schrager hotel

Location 215 Chrystie St, New York, NY 10002

Property Features

There are 2 restaurants on site, along with a coffee shop/café. You can unwind with a drink at one of the 6 bars/lounges. Public spaces have free WiFi. Event space at this hotel measures 2000 square feet (186 square meters) and includes conference space. A 24-hour health club, a nightclub, and a rooftop terrace are also featured at the business-friendly PUBLIC, an Ian Schrager hotel. The hotel can provide concierge services and wedding services. For a fee, parking is available. This 4-star New York hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 367 guestrooms or units
  • 16 levels
  • 2 dining venues
  • 6 bars or lounges
  • 2000 sq ft of conference space
  • 186 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 2017
  • Nightclub
  • Terrace on the roof
  • Conference space
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Pool or billiards table
  • Garden
  • Gift shop
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in lobby
  • ATM
  • Onsite shopping
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site
  • Water dispenser
  • Lockers available
  • Coffee shop

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Refrigerator
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Train station: New York 9th St. Station (1.9 km / 1.2 mi)
  • Metro station: 2 Av. Station (0.2 km / 0.1 mi)
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

PUBLIC, an Ian Schrager hotel offers 367 air-conditioned accommodations with laptop-compatible safes and hair dryers. Tempur-Pedic beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets and premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and complimentary toiletries. Housekeeping is offered daily and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

  • Tempur-Pedic beds
  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Egyptian cotton linens
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Laptop safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Wardrobe or closet

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy full breakfast daily from 7:00 AM to 11:00 AM.

Popular - This restaurant specializes in Peruvian cuisine and serves dinner only. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Reservations are required.

Louis - Onsite coffee shop. Open daily.

Cantina - This seafood restaurant specializes in seafood. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Reservations are required. Open daily.

The Roof - Onsite rooftop bar. Open daily.

Lobby Bar - Onsite lobby lounge. Open daily.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a 24-hour health club.

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Visual alarms in hallways
  • Handrails in stairways
  • Wheelchairs available on site
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom (in select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (in select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • In-room accessibility (in select rooms)
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
  • Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business center

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time ends at 3:00 AM
  • Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children 12 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • Pets: USD 100 per accommodation, per stay
  • Only dogs and cats are allowed
  • Maximum 1 per room (weight limit: 25 lbs per pet)
  • Certain rooms only, restrictions apply
  • You can request a pet-friendly room by reaching out to the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be 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

Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 18 years old

Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards

Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession. Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 18 years old. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club, JCB International, Union Pay, and debit cards. Cash is not accepted. For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; guests can access their rooms with a mobile device; masks are required in public areas.

  • Property follows sanitization practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC)
  • Property follows sanitization practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (WHO)
  • Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Pets allowed in specific rooms only
  • Security system
  • Staffed front desk
  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • LGBTQ friendly
  • Smoke detector
  • UnionPay
  • Property does not offer onsite COVID-19 testing
  • Property does not require health documentation at check-in
  • Guest accommodation is not sealed after cleaning
  • Electrostatic spray is not used for disinfection
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Masks are compulsory at the property
  • Contactless food service / room service is not available
  • Reservation is not required for facilities onsite
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Masks are available to guests
  • Food service has been amended for enhanced safety
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Children stay free - maximum age 12
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available
  • Children stay free
  • Service animals not allowed
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for lunch
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for dinner
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available through room service
  • Number of children who can stay free - 2
  • Debit cards
  • No gap period between guest stays

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: USD 200.00 per accommodation, per stay
  • Resort fee: USD 40.16 per accommodation, per night

The resort fee includes:

  • Health club access
  • Fitness center access
  • Phone calls

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 20.00 and USD 30.00 for adults, USD 20.00 and USD 30.00 for children (approximately)
  • Covered self parking fee: USD 40 per night
  • Pet fee: USD 100 per accommodation, per stay
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

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You should know

  • Up to 2 children 12 years old and younger stay free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • Certain facilities might have restricted access. For details, you can contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation.
  • Pets are welcome in certain rooms only; other restrictions apply (please see the Fees section for related charges). To make arrangements for your pet, contact the property directly at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).
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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.