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Urban Holiday Lofts

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1.5 of 5
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2014 W Wabansia Ave, Damen Cta Blue Line, Chicago, IL
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We booked 2 rooms with shared bathroom. We were pretty concern abt the shared bathroom but it turned out alright. There are 2 bathrooms in our floor, we didn't have to wait for bathing like we thought. They do exactly what they said on their website. I will stay here again with my family next time we visit Chicago.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Urban Holiday Lofts hostel is located in a very cool area. The Bucktown/Wicker Park neighborhood is full of restaurants, bars, coffee shops, and shops of all kind. Moreover, it is only a couple of blocks away from the Damen station on the blue line. Which means that you can get to/from O'Hare airport easily, as it is only about... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The concept - cross between hotel and hostel - is good, but disappointing execution. The rooms were a little uncomfortable (air con not very good in 208) and noise from above is very noisy on wooden floors. Breakfast was ok but the upper lounge had its main attraction (pool table) crippled by four cues without useable ends. The kind of... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have stayed in hostels all over the world, so I am comparing apples-to-apples here and also lived in Chicago (Wrigleyville) for four years. My husband and I came into town for a Cubs double-header and needed a cheaper room option. The neighborhood around the hostel is great. As people have mentioned, it has lots of shops, restaurant and quaint... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice location (Wicker Park is a cool area) and cool building. I didn't think it was as clean as mentioned in other reviews and thought the staff wasn't as helpful and friendly as stated by others either. Breakfast could've done with some fruit too in my opinion. By no means a bad place, but not great either.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As far as hostels go, this place is the best you could ask for. Really lovely service and clean rooms. Bathrooms on every floor, you can do your laundry there and they have kitchens and a games room. It's walking distance to the city and you can park your car out the front, just make sure you keep check on... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Overall, my friend and I had a good stay. It's a much cheaper alternative to, say, the big chain hotels in the Loop, especially since we stayed during the Lollapalooza weekend (although, we didn't attend the festival). We stayed in a private room with a shared bathroom. The room was pretty small - a bunk bed, a small desk, and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to Chicago for a mini girls trip. It was perfect! The location was great. The area was safe and surrounded by cool bars and boutiques. The hostel itself was clean and very cute. The staff was nice and available to answer all our questions. We have absolutely no complaints! We'll be visiting again soon.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

I travel a lot, and I'm always on a budget; this puts me in hostels quite a bit. Of the hundreds of hostels I've stayed in around the world, Urban Holiday loft is in my top 5 best I've ever stayed at. Our room was roomy, clean and had a view to write home about. We stayed in one of... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

I stayed in both dorm and single room. I like the dorm room. The price is reasonable , the bed is comfortable and the whole room is large. The second day, I moved to the single room , it cost double from the dorm room but I can say that the quality of sleeping and everything was worse than the... More 

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