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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I like this hostel so much. So far, it's the best one I've ever stayed in. We stayed in private room, the room was kinda small but it was cozy and really clean. I felt comfortable. The location was great, 5 - 7 mins walking to the nearest station. Overall, I was satisfied with my stay here!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This my first venture into Wicker Park/Bucktown. Fun neighborhood to relax; eat glazed and infused doughnuts; and, hang out on the roof top picnic area. The structure is kept in good shape. The sleeping areas were pleasant and clean. Showers, laundry, etc. are available. If you are on the fence re: hostels try this one. It was a blast.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mixed feelings about this hostel! On one hand, the location is perfect and I would definitely choose to stay in Wicker Park again. The Loop is a short walk away and there are great restaurants and shops around. The roof deck is excellent and we had some great times meeting fellow travellers and drinking beers up there in the sunshine.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Like all the other reviewers I can confirm the following: *The closest station is Damen (blue line) straight from O'Hare airport (about 40 mins away) *If you are in the shared dorms, it doesn't have bathrooms in the same room...you have to walk across the common room. *If you are a light sleeper this may not be the place for... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The facilities are ok in general. The best parts are the roof (with amazing views) and the common area. What I didn't like was the fact that I felt scammed, because I booked a bed un a 6 bed male dorms, but I was given a bed in a 12 bed male dorms instead. I got a refund, but that... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

At first when booking this hostel I was skeptical due to the fact I had no idea what to expect but it turned out to be the best experience ever. I must warn you that if you are anti social and are looking for a quiet experience this might not be the place for you. Moving on... The rooms -... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Such a nice place, with very nice hosts. Sam and Olivia are very good hosts. They are available all day long and even late in the evening. They gave us good advice concerning the places to visit in Chicago, where to go out. The hostel is so nice. Europeans, you will love it. It is as convivial as "auberge de... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I really love this hostel. The staff is very friendly and helpful and I had an amazing stay there. The area it is located in is crammed with cool shops and the Metro station is just really really close! Everything is clean and the rooftop terrace is an absolute highlight!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 August 18, 2014

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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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): $
Number of rooms: 42
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