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The Chicago Parthenon Hostel

310 S. Halsted Street, Chicago, IL 60661
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Ranked #24 of 54 Specialty Lodging in Chicago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Quiet and clean, I stayed in an 8 bed travelling on my own and you have the opportunity to meet people. Was my first experience in a hostel and would recommend it as its so close to most of the attractions. Breakfast was top draw, cereals, fruit, porridge, toast, eggs etc. Never had to queue for the shower or toilets,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for a night. Clean room (had slight odor I think mildew), beds were great and comfy. Clean bathrooms and nice common areas. Workers were extremely friendly and very helpful to guests. Would stay here again without a doubt.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in a private 3-bed room over 4th of July weekend. It was quiet and clean, and definitely the cheapest option we could find near downtown on a busy weekend. Also we were able to find free parking down the street. They also offer $15 valet at the Parthenon restaurant next door. The reception staff was very friendly and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Located in the Greek town area of Chicago, near to train station, metro and greyhound station. You can also find Wal-Mart, Whole Foods Market and Mariano's nearby. Many Greek restaurants nearby too. Place is well-maintained and staff is helpful and friendly.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

This hostel is located about 20 minutes from the Amtrak station . My stay was excellent the room was nice. A little sitting area to watch tv and a refrigerator to store your food. The only problem is there is only 1 bathroom per floor but I never had to wait. The shower area was clean and again I never... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

I was very presently surprised with by the Hostel, this is a great hostel! I've stayed in a few hostels around the world in big cities and this is the best bar none! Bigger than you first imagine when you see the entrance hall. Taxi driver from the airport had no idea where this was. With hindsight just say "greek... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

I am an older traveler. I've never stayed at a Hostel before but decided to try this one out. It's an older Hostel. My room was very clean. I was glad to see the laminate flooring instead of carpet in the room. I asked for and recieved an double near the bathroom. The room was very satisfactory except it would... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

I came there after 11:00 PM from Amtrak. My bunk was ready and clean there. I noticed they have new floor there. They have nice wash room and shower. I enjoyed breakfast in Greek restaurant. Breakfast was good. I would come back there again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

Excellent option to stay in Chicago, it is clean and the staff is kind and helpful, walking distance from downtown and the Blue line is like three minutes away from the hostel. I stayed in a dorm and it was comfortable and quite pleasant so you get to know other travelers. I would definitely stay here again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Had a pleasant stay here. Is not in the centre of chicago but a 10-15 minute walk will get you there, so not bad at all. I had a single room, which had a nice comfy single bed, chest of drawers and a desk. Was a bit like staying in someone else's bedroom! Bathrooms were close by and seemed clean... More 

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West Loop
Fulton Market, Randolph Market, Jackson Boulevard and Greek Town make up the West Loop. The neighborhood is best known as the location of Oprah Winfrey’s Harpo Studios, but this downtown neighborhood is also an up-and-coming spot for Chicago’s trendsetters. Several sub-neighborhoods within West Loop make this a unique neighborhood to visit. Dotted with factories and warehouses, West Loop is packed with various types of dining and nightlife options. If your timing is right, you can take part in neighborhood events like the West Loop Farmers Market, Craft Beer Fest, or the Randolph Street Market Festival.
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