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The Ambassador Chicago, a Joie de Vivre Hotel - Chicago

4-star4 stars
1301 N State Pkwy, Chicago, IL, 60610, United States of America

4-star hotel with 2 restaurants, near Chicago History Museum
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  • The rooms were dated. Carpet not clean. The bed were extremely uncomfortable. I would not…Mar 22, 2020
  • Really fun older hotel right outside of downtown Chicago. We walked to so much and the…Mar 18, 2020

The Ambassador Chicago, a Joie de Vivre Hotel - Chicago

More Info: 6823 2342

from S$267
  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible (Shower)
  • Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible, Bathtub
  • Room, 1 King Bed
  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed
  • Room, 1 Queen Bed
  • Room, 2 Double Beds
  • Deluxe Suite, 1 Bedroom
  • Suite, 1 Bedroom
  • Junior Suite, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed

What’s around The Ambassador Chicago, a Joie de Vivre Hotel - Chicago


  • In Near North Side
  • Navy Pier - 31 min walk
  • Chicago History Museum - 11 min walk
  • North Avenue Beach - 13 min walk
  • DePaul University-Lincoln Park - 43 min walk
  • 900 North Michigan Shops - 11 min walk
  • Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum - 32 min walk
  • Wrigley Field - 4.9 mi / 7.8 km

Getting around

  • O'Hare Intl. Airport (ORD) - 28 min drive
  • Midway Intl. Airport (MDW) - 26 min drive
  • Chicago, IL (PWK-Chicago Executive) - 36 min drive
  • Chicago Van Buren Street Station - 4 min drive
  • Chicago Museum Campus-11th Street Station - 5 min drive
  • Chicago Clybourn Station - 5 min drive
  • Clark-Division Station - 6 min walk
  • Chicago Station (Red Line) - 13 min walk
  • Sedgwick Station - 16 min walk

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 285 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 17 floors


  • Check-in time 3 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-in/out
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. It is Hyatt's practice to enter any occupied guestroom at a minimum of once within a 24-hour period, even if a guest has requested privacy. Appropriate efforts are made to provide advance notice to the registered guest before entering an occupied guestroom.It is property policy that all guests must wear a face mask within public areas of the property.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 21

Travelling with others


  • Up to 3 children stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding


  • Pets allowed (dogs and cats only) *

  • Restrictions apply *

  • 2 per room (up to 50 lbs)


  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms



  • Valet parking *

  • Discounted offsite parking

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Full breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • 2 restaurants
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • Coffee shop/café
  • 24-hour room service
Things to do
  • 24-hour fitness facilities
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Segway rental/tour nearby
  • Fitness facilities
Working away
  • 24-hour business center
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference space size (feet) - 8600
  • Conference space size (meters) - 799
  • Computer station
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built - 1926
  • Elevator
  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in common areas
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Wheelchair-accessible public bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Portable bathtub seat
  • Grab bar - in bathtub
  • Accessible bathtub
  • Wheelchair-width doorways
Languages Spoken
  • Chinese
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Japanese
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Premium bedding
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 42-inch LCD TV
  • Pay movies
  • Premium TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


Our Restaurant - This restaurant specializes in American cuisine and serves light fare only. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Happy hour is offered.

The Library - This coffee shop specializes in American cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open daily.

The Ambassador Chicago, a Joie de Vivre Hotel - Chicago’s small print

Also known as

  • Chicago PUBLIC
  • Ambassador Chicago Hotel
  • Ambassador Chicago
  • The Ambassador Chicago
  • The Ambassador Chicago, a Joie de Vivre Hotel Hotel
  • The Ambassador Chicago, a Joie de Vivre Hotel Chicago
  • The Ambassador Chicago, a Joie de Vivre Hotel Hotel Chicago
  • PUBLIC Hotel
  • PUBLIC Hotel Chicago
  • Ambassador East Chicago
  • Ambassador East Hotel Chicago
  • Hotel Ambassador East
  • Public Chicago Hotel Chicago
  • PUBLIC Chicago Hotel


The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

For details on pet restrictions, contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards on site.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property.

Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-out is available.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 48 hours between bookings.

The property affirms that it follows sanitization practices of GBAC STAR (Hyatt) guidelines.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property. This property is licensed under an applicable law.Property Registration Number Hotel License

Mandatory fees

Deposit: USD 100.00 per day

Optional extras

Valet parking costs USD 67 per night with in/out privileges

Rollaway beds are available for USD 30.0 per night

Breakfast costs between USD 9.00 and USD 75.00 per person (approximately)

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of USD 75.00 per accommodation, per stay

Service animals exempt from fees

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for The Ambassador Chicago, a Joie de Vivre Hotel - Chicago

  • Does The Ambassador Chicago, a Joie de Vivre Hotel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, The Ambassador Chicago, a Joie de Vivre Hotel does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Is The Ambassador Chicago, a Joie de Vivre Hotel currently open?
    This property is closed from April 11 2020 to February 28 2021 (dates subject to change).
  • Is parking offered at The Ambassador Chicago, a Joie de Vivre Hotel?
    Yes. Valet parking costs USD 67 per night.
  • Are pets allowed at The Ambassador Chicago, a Joie de Vivre Hotel?
    Yes, cats and dogs are welcome, with a limit of 2 per room and maximum weight of 50 lbs per pet. There's a charge of USD 75.00 per accommodation, per stay. Service animals are exempt from fees.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at The Ambassador Chicago, a Joie de Vivre Hotel?
    You can check in from 3 PM to midnight. Check-out time is noon.
  • Are there restaurants at or near The Ambassador Chicago, a Joie de Vivre Hotel?
    Yes, there are 2 onsite restaurants. Nearby restaurants include Bistrot Zinc (5-min walk), Blue Door Kitchen & Garden (6-min walk), and Tavern on Rush (6-min walk).
  • What is there to do near The Ambassador Chicago, a Joie de Vivre Hotel?
    Recommended spots to visit include Chicago History Museum (11-min walk) and 900 North Michigan Shops (11-min walk), along with North Avenue Beach (13-min walk) and Navy Pier (1.6 mi).

Recent reviews

Fabulous 8.6 From 1,223 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Great stay
Great hotel. Very comfortable bed and furniture. Wish the minibar had more juice options but overall great.
us1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Classic hotel with a modern feel. Amazing location.
us3 night business trip
Exceptional 10.0
We had an awesome stay at the Ambassador. Friendly and helpful staff along with a great room!!
Joel, us1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Fun weekemd
Loved the location, extremely helpful staff and overall great atmosphere
us2 night family trip
Very good 8.0
Great Place
This hotel is in a fantastic location, really safe and very convenient to the red line, nearby restaurants & stores. We felt really safe here the hotel, its beautiful it is like a boutique hotel. Very quiet, chic and comfortable. We missed having a microwave but all we had to do was ask the front desk and they brought one up so at that point we had everything we needed. I would definitely recommend this place! The staff was very helpful especially for us who were out of town and needed directions everywhere.
Rachel, us4 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10.0
good place to stay
it was a nice room, in a quiet part of town. it wasn't too far from the museums or the club i went to in Wicker Park. the room service was great. the front desk ladies were very nice.
Kristy, us1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Amazing hotel
We have stayed here four times and absolutely love it! Everything is so great from food to people working here and location!
maria, us1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
I really enjoyed my stay here. It was very comfortable and quiet. The library in the lobby had a nice warm fire and great snacks and drinks. Will definitely stay here again when in town.
Lisa, us2 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great hotel, great neighborhood.
This hotel is so beautiful and in just the nicest neighborhood, so walk-able and not the congestion you see farther south.Found cheap parking in a valet garage through Spot Hero just a couple blocks convenient. I would go out of my way to stay there again.
Roberta, us1 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Over the top service from everyone!
David, us1 night trip

The Ambassador Chicago, a Joie de Vivre Hotel - Chicago

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