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Hostelling International Chicago

1.5 of 5 Hostel   |   24 E. Congress Pkwy., South Loop, Chicago, IL 60605 (The Loop)
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Alajuela, Costa Rica
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Great environment, super clean rooms and facilities. They provide a free walking tour through the city. The train passes in front of some rooms so it was difficult to fall asleep but is not a deal breaker.

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Wanganui, New Zealand
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This hostel has been purpose built, I booked a private room which you had to share the bathroom with other females. It was really clean & comfortable, really quiet. All amenities were excellent. Would recommend if you are wanting to be close to city centre without paying hotel prices.

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15 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great location to most sites and also shopping. The beds were so comfy and the rooms was very clean! Thank you so much, breakfast was average but did the job. The reception were very helpful and thank god they had washing facilities! Thanks a lot! I would return!

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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hosteling international Pros and cons I stayed here for 15 days, more than enough time to evaluate the place . Pros : 1. Location, this is the best, in the heart of downtown, you can basically walk to the most emblematic places of Chucago. 2. Rooms, these are by enough for you to feel you continue to have your personal... More

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Sydney, Australia
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81 reviews 81 reviews
20 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've stayed in many hostels but nothing as big as this one!! Staff weren't overly helpful. We had arrived v.early after a long flight. We were told we couldn't get into our room (fair enough) this early and was told to come back after 3:30pm. Check in is in fact 3pm so we went back then. Unsure why we were... More

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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the second time I have stayed at HI Chicago, and I love it. It has clean and user friendly facilities , the staff are helpful and the beds are comfy. It is also super close to the city loop, which has shopping galleries and sightseeing galore. I highly recommended HI Chicago!

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Cary, Illinois
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We rented an entire suite of 4 co-Ed double rooms. It was perfect for 2 families for a weekend at Lollapalooza. Somewhat spartan conditions, but clean and comfortable. Nice breakfast in the morning. Can get a little tight in the bathroom.

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Columbus, Ohio
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My sister and I needed somewhere to stay for a weekend in Chicago and were looking to save money. I had stayed in Hosteling International locations before with success, so we went for it! We had a private room, which consisted of a bunk bed with a full sized bed on the bottom and a twin sized bed on top.... More

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
11 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This Hostel really goes above and beyond what you expect from a hostel. We called it a ''Posh-tel'' as it was so well done. The rooms were really good and spacious, the public space and common areas were large and comfortable, the breakfast was great. Really everything was exceeding expectations. Well done. Oh and it is in a great location!

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Orland Park, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

This hostel made or trip experience amazing!!! The view was gorgeous. Perfect for any age especially teens. Very safe (you need a key for every doorway). The rooms were very modern and spacious and clean. This hostel was even better than a hotel- it has a game room, a breakfast buffet and is centered in the heart of downtown. Also... More

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Address: 24 E. Congress Pkwy., South Loop, Chicago, IL 60605
Location: United States > Illinois > Chicago > The Loop
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Hotel Class:1.5 star — Hostelling International Chicago 1.5*
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