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HI - Chicago Hostel
24 East Congress Parkway, Chicago Loop, Chicago, IL 60605 – Show map
Excellent location – rated 9.5/10! (score from 1007 reviews)
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Pool Table, Ping-Pong, Game Room, Library
Food & Drink
Free! WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and charges apply.
Vending Machine (drinks), Vending Machine (snacks), 24-Hour Front Desk, Baggage Storage, ATM on site, Laundry, Meeting/Banquet Facilities, Fax/Photocopying
Newspapers, Non-smoking Rooms, Facilities for Disabled Guests, Elevator, Heating, All Spaces Non-Smoking (public and private), Air Conditioning
French, Spanish, English
From 3:00 PM
Until 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
All children are welcome.
Extra beds are not available.
There is no capacity for extra beds in the room.
Pets are not allowed.
Cards accepted at this property
HI - Chicago Hostel accepts these cards and reserves the right to pre-authorize your card prior to arrival.
Hostelling International is a member based organization. Having a current membership is not required to stay here but there is an additional $3 per person per day fee for non-members. Please ask the hostel about purchasing a money-saving Hostelling International membership upon arrival.
Please note that any child under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
Upon check-in photo identification and credit card are required. All special requests are subject to availability upon check-in. Special requests cannot be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.
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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Low price, great location, great service, clean, reasonable amenities for the price.
Not used to staying in a room with three other strangers! Didn't sleep well the 1st night. Did much better the 2nd night on. Also didn't know to bring a padlock (which they sell in vending machines on the 2nd floor).
Great localization, breakfast better than any other hostel I've been, the private room was very comfortable, bathroom close to all apartments, there was a kitchen for my group of rooms... perfect!
wi-fi signal didn't work well in my room
Excellent staff, can't beat the value, wifi and free breakfast included.
Cleanliness: rooms needed vacuuming, dishes were not thoroughly cleaned
Bestest location, great breakfast, pool billard & table tennis, lots of space, cosy atmosphere. Awesome value for money. I liked it a lot there!
The downside of the terrific location for light sleepers like me is the noise from the trains. Can't be avoided, I still slept well with ear-protectors.
Really convenient location and excellent service. Difficult to book a bed for this weekend so I missed the air show. That was the only pity.
Location Price, Clean Bathrooms,Nice fellow travelers,Quiet,Safe and secure,Kitchen facilities Nice big lockers Breakfast was sufficient,
Too many people in one room One bunkmate needed a bath, but everybody else was clean Would have been nice to air out room, was unable to open window
No wifi in room, just in main floor downstairs
There's no better place to stay downtown. Perfect location for sightseeing or hopping on any public transportation in the city, friendly staff, chill and safe environment. Thank you!
Location Staff were very helpful In house walking tour was very good
Proximity to train line means lots of noise No A/C Bathrooms could do with renovation
Location, staff, room space and confort.
When I arrived the room was still with the trash of other guests and it seemed that the bedding had not been changed. The bathrooms and the room was not cleaned often. The breakfast was disgusting. It was possible to hear the train on the room.
-Location is great, you can walk to subway, millenium park and all the downtown shopping area. -The room is worth what you pay. -There is breakfast for your morning. -There is Travel Information desk where you can get any information for traveling in Chicago. Also, you can get some discount such as Skydeck discount etc
The elevators are annoying. I dont know why. Sometimes they dont follow your order.
-The breakfast -WiFi -Some beds has some noises
everything! I would definitely come back! It was my first experience in a hostel, and I really liked!
WI-Fi didn't work well in my room
Everything, it's my 4th time at this place and I love it! I recommend spending the extra for a private room but dorms are ok too
very good location, it is very easy to reach the hostel from O'Hare Airport. The staff was very friendly.
We booked a private room for one night. The location was so good that we just walked out of the subway station and found it nearby. The room was very clean and comfortable, especially the beds. You don't need to worry about sharing bathrooms cause they are clean and have every thing that you need. The breakfast was fantastic, too.
No. If I have to say, the waiting time for checking in might be a problem. Cause the hostel is so busy in summer time, you need to wait for some time to reach the front-desk agents.
Very organized hostel, nice staff
It's a good quality hostel, decent breakfast, spacious dorms, comfortable beds, plenty of showers / bathrooms, and lots of events. The location is also excellent.
Having to scan my keycard 4 times before actually getting into the room (as in 4 different locations!)... Minor quibble though!
The location was optimal. I felt very safe and the staff was very helpful. It is so kind that you store luggage before and after check in.
My roomates needed quiet time outside the quiet making it difficult to pack up to check out.
Let me talk more about the chicago public transportation. do not buy the chicago cts 3 day pass! it is $20 plus $5 for a debit mastercard which posted refundable but actually no.it will waste your money rather than save it. especially if you live in this hotel, you do not need the train or the bus.
too close to the train and it is very noisy.
Location Price Breakfast included Staff was helpfull Special rates on certain activities
1) Cleanliness of bathrooms: altought the cleaning is done regurlarly, some clients have poor hygiene habits (sometimes lots of hair in showers and sinks). For example, somebody shaved her armpits and let all the hairs in the sink... 2) Some clients are not respectful of HI rules (noise, smoking, drinking). In the case of smoking, staff was advised and the client was expelled).
Good position, well kept, nice breakfast. No party hostel! Any time again.
Middel of town and next to train tracks: noisy, bring ear plugs... Then no problem.
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