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IHSP Chicago Hostel

1616 N.Damen, 2. Floor, Chicago, IL 60622 (Northwest Side)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Houston, Texas
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Out of all of the hostels I've stayed at around the world this one has one of the nicest facilities I've seen. The kitchen, Starbucks coffee in the morning, and common rooms are all nice. The neighborhood - Wicker Park - couldn't be greater. The rooms are clean and they provide bedding for you. The only problem is if you're... More

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Paris, France
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

Great hostel in a plesant district. The staff was very nice and helpful. The atmosphere of the place was lovely and the location at the Damen Subway stop is very handy to go to the airport and downtown. Very clean place. I really a had a good time!

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Poole, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

Stayed here twice and both times have been really happy with it. Located in the best possible place in Wicker Park. 10/10. Would recommend this to anybody visiting chicago, transport links make it so accessible to the rest of the city.

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Toronto, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

Everything was great and the hostel was clean. There were sufficient bathrooms for our use and we didn't need not queue or wait. The only downside was the water pressure for the shower was a bit too low.

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Lisle, Illinois
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

IHSP Hostel was the PERFECT lodging for our wedding group! We used the apartment as our "wedding suite," which has a kitchen, futon, chairs, and side bedroom. This was the ideal set-up for our evenings to hang out and celebrate with our friends, as well as for our bachelorette party the morning before. All of our friends were able to... More

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

It's a typical hostel - so do not expect hotel luxury. It's well situated, in a nice area with a lot of coffee, bars, etc. Right next to the blue line (5 min of metro to the Loop). Beds are confortable. Enough showers and toilets for everyone, and they are very clean. Staff is nice and helpfull. For breakfast, you... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

We recently visited ihsp Chicago for the weekend and over all were pretty pleased. We had a large group of 30 college students and they were very accommodating! The staff was friendly, we enjoyed conversing with the night staff Dan. It was in safe area just minutes away from downtown via train with free parking. The common area was an... More

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

I stayed here for four nights (3 in male dorm and one in a twin private). I was overall pretty pleased with my stay. The staff was always more than helpful with any questions I had. The location is great because you are so close to the CTA Station (Damen-Blue Line). There are two separate buildings. When booking a private,... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013 via mobile

This hostel met our basic needs (bed, shower, shelter) but not much else. One of the main reasons we booked was because it advertised free parking, but on arrival we were told that there was construction going on in the customer parking area and we would have to find a park on the street. The staff recommended a few streets... More

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Wodonga, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

I like this place, it required a little more cleanliness!! But it was a good wholesome hostel, the staff were fun and the common area is an excellent place to kick off the night!! What a night as well, get on a bar crawl and meet the locals, the history of Chicago is amazing and a real eye opener...

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Address: 1616 N.Damen, 2. Floor, Chicago, IL 60622
Location: United States > Illinois > Chicago > Northwest Side , Wicker Park/Bucktown
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #23 of 51 Specialty lodging in Chicago
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
IHSP Chicago is a European Guest House. We offer dorm beds in same sex dorm rooms for individuals and private rooms range from 1 bed to 8 people group size rooms. Please see our video on this page under "virtual tour"- we are in the best possible location to stay in Chicago. We offer Free parking, Free Breakfast, internet and wifi.We have long and short term rental units for medical students and J1 Visa holders with internships. Deluxe private ensuites with jacuzzi available for special occassions ... more   less 
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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Suites
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
IHSP Chicago is a European Guest House. We offer dorm beds in same sex dorm rooms for individuals and private rooms range from 1 bed to 8 people group size rooms. Please see our video on this page under "virtual tour"- we are in the best possible location to stay in Chicago. We offer Free parking, Free Breakfast, internet and wifi.We have long and short term rental units for medical students and J1 Visa holders with internships. Deluxe private ensuites with jacuzzi available for special occassions ... more   less 
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