It's what you've been waiting all year for--The 2011 HotelChatter Awards! We'll be bringing you the best and worst of the year all day today and part of tomorrow. Agree or disagree with our picks? Air your thoughts in comments below.
Other things we liked include the free WiFi, the location in the city's Gold Coast neighborhood amongst some fabulous houses and the affordable room rate. We paid a special introductory rate of $135 on opening day but we've seen rates recently for just around $200.
Public is not perfect-- we didn't love those low-lying beds, the tiny bathrooms and the skimpy toiletry offerings but overall, Public's very public debut was a rather rousing success. We just don't know how we can wait for Public New York, scheduled to open in 2013. Maybe Ian will surprise us in 2012?