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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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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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Poulton Le Fylde, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I cannot speak highly enough of this hostel. It's in a fantastic location - just 5 minutes walk to Millennium Park and the lake front and a 2 minute walk to the metro which takes you to all the Chicago attractions within 15 minutes. I was staying in a 4 bed dorm with my friend and we instantly hit it... More

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in a private room (double bed with single bunk on top) - 8 of these rooms share 1 women's bathroom and 1 men's (1 shower & 1 bathroom stall each), plus lounge and kitchen space. I stayed for a week (over Riot Fest weekend, too) and never had to wait for the bathroom or shower. Rooms, kitchen and lounge... More

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wever ia
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132 reviews 132 reviews
27 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good location in the south loop, this converted building was quite nice. I stayed in a two room, four bed suite. Common area was next to kitchen, rooms clean and comfortable. Roommates took wrong beds at checkin but no big deal. Mass transit a block away. Fifteen minute walk across park to lakefront. Security good with room cards required not... More

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Thornton, Colorado
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's in an awesome location, historic building but totally renovated and clean inside. The rooms were fairly spacious and the lockers in the room are plenty big. I loved meeting new people at breakfast and in the room. Most travelers are really friendly and open to conversation. Only downside was staying in a handicap room meant we had a bathroom... More

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Durham, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had never visited Chicago as a tourist, in part because I had no free place to stay. I joined Hostelling International just so I could take advantage of the low rates at HI Chicago. My expectations were not very high, so I was really excited when I found the great location, thoughtful accommodations, and general ambiance at HI Chicago.... More

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Alajuela, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Hobart, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The best Hostel we have ever stayed in. Large spacious room, clean facilities, generous breakfast, free guided tours and activities. This is a hostel mainly for the young ones but we didn't feel out of place, there were plenty of over 50's who were budget minded. A top hostel with helpful staff. Highly recommended.

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Wanganui, New Zealand
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6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

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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Address: 24 E. Congress Pkwy., South Loop, Chicago, IL 60605
Location: United States > Illinois > Chicago > The Loop
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Hostelling International Chicago 1.5*
Number of rooms: 300
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