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1616 North Damen, West Town, Chicago, IL 60647, United States of America – Show map
|Triple Room with Shared Bathroom|
|Bunk Bed in Male Dormitory Room with Shared Bathroom|
|Bunk Bed in Female Dormitory Room with Shared Bathroom|
|Family Room (5 Adults) with Shared Bathroom|
|Family Room (7 Adults) with Shared Bathroom|
|Deluxe Quadruple Room|
|Family Room (9 Adults) with Shared Bathroom|
|Bunk Bed in mixed Female/Male Dormitory Room with Shared Bathroom|
|Family Room (8 Adults) with Shared Bathroom|
|Single Room with Shared Bathroom|
|Double Room with Shared Bathroom|
|Twin Room with Two Twin Beds with Shared Bathroom|
|Quadruple Room with Shared Bathroom|
|Family Room (6 Adults) with Shared Bathroom|
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BBQ Facilities, Terrace, Sun Deck
Pool Table, Darts, Game Room, Karaoke, Entertainment Staff
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Public parking is available on site (reservation is needed) and charges may apply.
Vending Machine (drinks), Vending Machine (snacks), Baggage Storage, ATM on site, Concierge Service, Shared Lounge/TV Area, Laundry, Fax/Photocopying
Non-smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Elevator, Heating, All Spaces Non-Smoking (public and private), Air Conditioning, Designated Smoking Area
2:00 PM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to room type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.
Children and Extra Beds
Children cannot be accommodated at the hotel.
All adults stay free of charge when using existing beds.
One adult is charged USD 20 per person per night in an extra bed.
The maximum number of extra beds in a room is 1.
Any type of extra bed or crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management.
Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
Pets are not allowed.
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Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.
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I enjoy the books that people share!
The bed sheets could be better for a better comfort. There was one place for taking a shower in my floor/division, but more restrooms.
The personnel "Dan" was quite welcoming and friendly. The hostel was so close to the Blue line. I recommend this place. The dorm I stayed had a key to get into. It was quite safe. Not experienced any problem.
too many beds in the dorm room, hardly any room to move around without disturbing others. not enough sockets/outlets in the rooms, 6 for a room of twelve i think? was a battle to charge ipads/phones etc.
awesome roof terrace, nice people, generally clean and tidy. overall a good place to stay. and the location (wicker park) is awesome for bars, food and shopping. really easy and simple transport into the city and to/from airports.
I really liked the guitars and comfy couches in the common room.
Great staff. Good Craig :)and excellent location beside train station
Just should put some fruits in the morning ...
Nice atmosphere friendly people !!!
Close to the train station that takes you downtown quickly. Staff is friendly, rooms are cozy. I felt like home :)
noise and lack of power sockets
Friendly helpful staff, ability to make own food and have pancakes in the morning. Close location to trains to city centre and airport
The only bad thing was the wi-fi was slow. But there are other things to do rather than use the internet.
The location was perfect because the train is close by which can take you pretty much anywhere. And there is a lot of food places to choose from. I also liked that you are able to use the kitchen and cook your own food if you want.
Dan needs to focus on improving guest experience, than doing chores
Proximity to Walgreens and Blue Line.
Wifi a lil slow
Bathrooms, common areas
Wifi could be a bit spotty, bed a bit stiff
Nice Staff, clean, coffee always available, staff members like Wyatt really nice
Staff was awesome and the set up of the hotel was great
The closest metro station was/is temporarily closed. I suppose it's not the hostel's fault of course, but if I knew I would have booked some place else.
Location is very good, plenty of restaurants, bars and stores. It was relatively easy to extend my stay during a busy weekend.
I really liked this hostel! New, clean facilities, great location, quite close to the cta, very cool shops and bars. Kevin Bowen is such a cool host! His Spanish is great so I was able to talk to him with no problem! ¡Gracias!
The WiFi was too slow to use on my device without me pulling my hair out. Didn't matter to me at all since I have unlimited data with my plan. The pillows in the room were a bit flat but We had 8 pillows for 2 people so we just stacked them.
I really loved being walking distance to Big Star Tacos and a quick jump on a bus to anything in the city. I was in Chicago to catch a Bulls game and stayed at IHSP for 3 nights. I paid more for my ticket to the game than I did for my entire stay. Reminded me of staying in the dorms in college. When my girlfriend was busy doing her hair I went to the community living room and chatted it up. I honestly prefer this over a hotel stay and paid less for all 3 nights than I would have for 1 night in a hotel in the city. Staff was great!! Read a review on how it was horrible. I couldn't disagree more.
The personnel--- especially. Scott
Friend host and room mate. Convienient traffic
There was little space in the room and restrooms could have been better
The staff was really helpful and teh location was simply great.
One staff made a mistake and even tried to put 12 of us into one room against our former arrangement.This is so not professional.
It's cheap and a lot of interesting young people around.A public kitchen available.
Not all the bathrooms have sinks.
Great location in a very happening location. Away from most of the touristy traps. Friendly and helpful staff, and met cool people from around the world and country. Also very safe and secure. Cool roof deck too.
- Single room price vs. quality - Noisy pipes in the room - Door code locks - Poor wi-fi connection
- Hostel stuff was friendly - Computers with internet access - Clear rules (quiet nights, usage of the bath or share area & kitchen)
The staff were helpful. Good value for money
Internet connection upstairs was pretty slow
Good value for money, friendly and helpful staff (Kevin and Sam)
No windows in room,nylon sheets.
Location for bars and Restuarants.
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