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HI Chicago Hostel
24 East Congress Parkway (Chicago) 60605

HI Chicago Hostel
Experience the excitement of Chicago from the centre of all the action at this beautiful historic hostel, offering comfortable and contemporary accommodation with complimentary continental breakfast in the heart of the city centre. Situated in the south Loop area and moments away from beautiful Lake Michigan, HI - Chicago Hostel provides easy access to some of the area's top attractions. Museums, renowned restaurants, shopping districts and a vibrant nightlife are all within walking distance. To make your stay in the city unforgettable, Chicago Hostel - HI hosts a number of activities for guests, including free walking tours and excursions throughout the city. A number of discounts for area attractions are also available through the hostel.
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Superb 8.8/10
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Address: 24 East Congress Parkway, Chicago 60605  map (Map)

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I saved a ton of money. this hotel has meeting room, kitchen, dining room and also there are activities room that we can meet other traveller, especially international studen who live in there.Perfect location, nice price, nice staff. I enjoyed my stay. Nice place in a reasonable location. Staff are very friendly and thefacilities are very good for a hostel.
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Making your reservation at HI Chicago Hostel is easy and secure with best rates guaranteed. Fill out your preferred dates of stay above and click the 'check availability' button. Then select the number of room/s you'd like to book and click the 'book now' button. Subsequently a reservation form appears where you will be asked to insert your details to confirm your booking. We will then send you an instant confirmation message by email which you need to show during check-in.

HI Chicago Hostel Room information

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Bed in 8-Bed Dormitory Room Female
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USD 36.00
This female-only dormitory room has a total of 8 beds. A shared bathroom is provided. Please note that the room rate is based on 1 guest. Maximum occupancy is 8 guest (see Hotel Policies).

Bed in 8-Bed Dormitory Room Male
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USD 36.00
This male only dormitory room has a total of 8 beds. A shared bathroom is provided. Please note that the room rate is based on 1 guest. Maximum occupancy is 8 guest (see Hotel Policies).

Premium 4-Bed Female Dormitory
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USD 37.00
Featuring a shared suite lounge and kitchenette, this dormitory room also offers a shared suite bathroom. 2 bedrooms are provided, and sheets and towels are included.

Premium 4-Bed Male Dormitory
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1
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USD 37.00
Featuring a shared suite lounge and kitchenette, this dormitory room also offers a shared suite bathroom. 2 bedrooms are provided, and sheets and towels are included.

One Room male (10)
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USD 32.00
This male-only dormitory room has a total of 10 beds. The price is for 1 bed only. It features a shared bathroom in the hall. Sheets and towels are included.

Room Facilities:
Shared Toilet, Shared Bathroom, Air Conditioning

One Room female (10)
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USD 32.00
This female-only dormitory room has a total of 10 beds. The price is for 1 bed only. It features a shared bathroom in the hall. Sheets and towels are included.

Room Facilities:
Shared Toilet, Shared Bathroom, Air Conditioning

Private Room
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USD 99.00
Located in co-ed suite with single bed lofted over full bed. Single-sex shared suite bathrooms.

Room Facilities:
Shared Bathroom, Kitchenette, Air Conditioning

Amenities at HI Chicago Hostel

Transportation
Airport Shuttle, Airport drop off
Services
Wi-Fi/Wireless LAN, Internet Services, Free Wi-Fi Internet Access
Miscellaneous
Wheelchair accessible, Visual aids: Braille , Toilet with grab rails, Rooms/Facilities for Disabled Guests, Non-Smoking Rooms, Lower bathroom sink, Heating, Elevator, All Public and Private spaces non-smoking, Airconditioning
General
WiFi everywhere, Parking
Front-desk/reception area services
Tour Desk, Tickets to attractions or shows, Newspapers, Luggage Storage, Lockers, Concierge Service, ATM/Cash Machine on site, 24-Hour Front Desk
Food & Drink
Vending Machine (snacks), Vending Machine (drinks), Restaurant, Breakfast details
Common areas
Library, Games Room, Communal lounge/TV room, Communal kitchen
Cleaning services
Laundry
Business facilities
Meeting/Banquet Facilities, Fax/Photocopying, Business Centre
Activities
Table Tennis, Billiards

Food & Drink

The hostel features a free daily breakfast buffet as well as a large self-service kitchen and dining area.

Hotel information details

This historic building, built in 1886 and transformed in to Hostelling International Chicago in 2000, has hosted thousands of guests from all over the world. With its central location and modern amenities, including free Wi-Fi, it is not a surprise that the hostel has been a favorite among travelers.

With a number of comfortable meeting areas located inside the hostel, it is easy to meet other guests, share stories, become friends, or even find a traveling companion.

There is no curfew at the Hostelling Chicago and guests are permitted to stay for up to 14 days per calendar year.

Important information to guests

Hostelling International is a member based organization. Having a current membership is not required to stay here but there is an additional USD 3 per person per day fee for non-members. Please ask the hostel about purchasing a money saving Hostelling International membership upon arrival. All visitors living outside the 606- zip codes are welcome to stay at the hostel. There is a maximum stay policy of 14 nights within a 12 month period at this property. To request reservations longer than 14 nights, please contact the property directly. Please note that any child under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Please note that special policies apply for reservations with 10 or more people. Please contact the property for additional information. 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 identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Information about the area

In the area surrounding the hostel are a number of Chicago's main attractions, museums and restaurants. Explore the nearby Lake Michigan, the world-famous Magnificent Mile or Shedd Aquarium, all located within walking distance from the hostel.

A number of public transportation stops are also located only moments away from the hostel, allowing you to explore the city even further.

Room information details

The spacious single-sex rooms at the hostel range in size from 6 beds to 10 beds. Many rooms are equipped with a private shower and restroom.

All rooms are furnished with individual lockers for personal belongings, although guests must supply their own lock.

Bed linens, towels and pillows are all provided by Hostelling International Chicago.

Travelling information

Quick and easy access to both airports: O'Hare and Midway
Terminal, AMTRAK Station and METRA stations.

*The nearest subway is 1 block from the hotel.
*Amtrack is 1 mile from the hotel, and Union train station is also 1 mile away.
*Greyhound bus station is 1 mile from the hotel.
*The airport shuttle is available from 4am until 11:30pm. The cost is USD 25 one way, and USD 46 round trip for 1 person. For 2 people the cost is USD 18 per person. The shuttle must be reserved in advance.

HI Chicago Hostel Policies

Check-in
15:00 -
Check-out
- 11:00
Accepted CreditCards at Hotel
The hotel reserves the right to preauthorise credit cards prior to arrival.
American Express, Visa, MasterCard, MasterCard
Cancellation Policy
If cancelled up to 1 day before the date of arrival, no fee will be charged.
If cancelled later or in case of no-show, the first night will be charged.
Children and Extra Bed Policy
All children are welcome.
Extra beds are not available.
There is no capacity for extra beds/cots in the room.
Deposit Policy
No deposit will be charged.
VAT and city/tourist taxes
15.4 % Tax is not included.
Service charge is included.
City/tourist tax is not applicable.
Internet
Wi-fi is available in the entire hotel and is free of charge.
Meal Plan
Buffet breakfast is included in the room rate.
Parking
Public parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and costs USD 27 per day.
Pets
Pets are not allowed.

Terms and Conditions

We never charge your credit card when you make a reservation - you will pay for your stay at the hotel. Our reservation service is free of charge, without any administration fees. Cancellation is also free of charge unless it is clearly stated. We take the privacy of your personal data very seriously. All your personal data is encrypted and processed securely. More information can be found in our terms and conditions and privacy statement.

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