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IHSP Chicago Hostel

1616 N.Damen, 2. Floor, Chicago, IL 60622 (Northwest Side)
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Ranked #23 of 49 Specialty lodging in Chicago
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Athens, Ohio, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Only stayed for a night but everything was clean, friendly, and modern. Wyatt helped us out a lot at the front desk. We met many other travelers and had a blast hanging out on the roof deck till the wee hours of the morning. I definitely recommend this place to anyone needing a place to stay in Chicago!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Ihsp Chicago 102 Damen street Stayed in this hostel 16-18th of august Best hostel I have stayed in! Great staff including Olivia and the other 2 male staff. The rooms are great, comfy beds and well looked after. Breakfast was pancakes in the morning which was ideal for something easy. The location is unreal with a great area and only... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at IHSP to unwind after a long summer, it was great. Great staff and a great atmosphere. The staff (especially dan) were really helpful in helping us settle in and find our way around the city.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What I most like in hostel is to meet new people! So having a 24 hours roof top is very nice! Also, the hostel have good accommodations and a good employees! And pancakes in the breakfast and free coffee!!!

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Clare, Michigan
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was not even able to stay at this hostel as they messed up our reservation. Even though I entered the correct email when I made the reservation, they sent an email to the wrong address when trying to contact me about the issue. When we arrived they told us that we couldn't stay there and were not given much... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great location, good vibes and friendly folk. IHSP is the place to stay in Chicago. It's full of young and energetic travellers that flock to the roof reck at night to exchange stories and drink BEER! Dan is the man to see and will always help you out when you find yourself in a travel pickle. Your truly Charlie Grant

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Auckland, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There were four of us staying in the private room, Bucktown on the 3rd floor. We were pleasantly surprised as we entered our room how unhostel it seemed. Despite having two sets of bunks it was incredibly spacious had a separate room with a double bed and a kitchen, with the exception of not having a bathroom, it felt like... More

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hostel was amazing. Safe, cheap, and amazing vibe, in a perfectly located area. Would recommend this to anyone. Quick walk to the nearest train station, and relatively closely situated between both airports. Special thanks to Olivia for making the stay special!

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

My friends and I stayed at this hostel in January and had a great time. The location is excellent, the facilities are great and the staff are awesome. The common area and kitchen are quite large and we were able to meet and socialise with some really cool people. There is also a walgreens just a few seconds away. Very... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

I stayed in a female dorm. it was right next to the kitchen, and despite the 12pm curfew after which people were to be quiet or leave kitchen area the 4 nights i stayed people partied until 2-3am or played terrible karaoke. If staying i recommend you ask for a room away from the kitchen/living area. The only plus was... More

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Address: 1616 N.Damen, 2. Floor, Chicago, IL 60622
Location: United States > Illinois > Chicago > Northwest Side , Wicker Park / Bucktown
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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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