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IHSP Chicago Hostel

1616 N.Damen, 2. Floor, Chicago, IL 60622 (Northwest Side)
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Ranked #22 of 50 Specialty lodging in Chicago
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Toronto, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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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6 hotel reviews
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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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Greenwood, Indiana, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

We were in town overnight for a concert and we decided to give a hostel a shot. It was a great decision. The staff were friendly and the rooms were clean and comfortable. They even helped us find a great bar near by along with some attractions around the city.

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Houston, Texas
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
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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Address: 1616 N.Damen, 2. Floor, Chicago, IL 60622
Location: United States > Illinois > Chicago > Northwest Side , Wicker Park / Bucktown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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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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