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IHSP Chicago Hostel

1616 N.Damen, 2. Floor, Chicago, IL 60622
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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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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After 20-something hours of bus travel, we really appreciated the friendly, warm and welcoming atmosphere of the hostel and the staff. As a group of four exchange students from Montreal, originally from Australia and the Netherlands, this hostel was perfect. OUR ROOM AND FACILITIES: We stayed in the private four-bed room which had two bunk beds, a sofa, two small... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

I really loved this hostel, great location, facilities and a huge array of people to talk with. I especially like Kevin from the staff, he was very helpful upon arrival and always happy to help out with any questions i had. Definitely will stay again! Thanks ihsp

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Fairfax, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

I stayed there for just one night but the person who did the tour was so friendly and helped with everything. The room was just right for 4 people, everything very clean. The shower was not good, just a little bit of water and the wi-fi was also not working so good.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

My stay at IHSP was my first experience in a hostel and it was fantastic. First, the staff was knowledgeable, courteous, and really went above and beyond to be helpful. The rooms were clean and did the job, but do not expect a five star hotel, after all, it's a hostel. The location of the hostel was great, as it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

This hostel is everything a hostel should be - clean, inexpensive, central, friendly and fun, and with amazing staff. Also, free pancakes, tea, coffee and use of hostel computers. Win win. The roof deck open 24/7 is the cherry on the cake :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014 via mobile

I only stayed here for a night and spent most of my time strolling around the nearby shops and bars that comprise the Wicker Park scene, but I would definitely return. Not only is the place much cheaper than a corporate hotel but it also is much nicer. It's a communal atmosphere so you share a lobby-like living room/kitchen. The... More 

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Columbia, Missouri
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I'm sure that IHSP is an awesome place to stay, but unfortunately I didn't get the chance to find out. I made reservations here for a private, two-person room for my boyfriend and me - nearly two months before our check-in date. I called IHSP the day before check-in to make sure everything was okay with the reservation, and they... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Price is the the best part for bed and crucial heater,towels provided.Breakfast is a great DIY pancakes with a Starbucks coffee maker.The roof has a suprisingly sick view. The neighbourhood is safe as and the surrounding area has good cafe, 2 minute walk to a station about 4 stops from the city.

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Hutchinson, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We loved our stay at this hostel. We debated between a few in town for our one night in Chicago, and our only regret was only having one night to spend here! We were greeted by the friendly, fun staff in the lobby who showed us around and treated us well. The room was gorgeous, clean, and the beds were... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

If I had a nickel for every time someone said, "stay near Wicker Park," I'd easily afford this place. The location is unbeatable-- easy walking to trendy shops, bars, cafes and restaurants, a 24hr Walgreens (much more impressive than it sounds) next door, and a main train line station a block away. Hop on, and you're in Millennium Park in... 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): $
Number of rooms: 42
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