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112 West Oak Street, Chicago, IL 60610 (Near North Side)
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Karlsruhe, Germany
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93 reviews 93 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Good location, but not so easy to find the first time. The staff were nice. Breakfast ok. Good price. The cleaning was not so good. The towels and bed sheet seemed a little durty. Easy to go to the center city, zoo. Near of the bus stop and metro.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Stayed here last summer. Had a private room, but sadly this could've done with a lick of paint and some polyfilla!! Bathrooms clean, kitchen well stocked and liked the fact that you could have breakfast 24hours a day. Hostel is a bit tricky to find when new to area as no obvious signage to say what it is! But location... More

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San Francisco, California
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

Perhaps this was an anomaly, but I had a terrible experience with this place/staff (without ever staying there). So this is a warning review for people booking with this place and other places by the same owner: I booked a room with them over the summer. A week before my arrival I was notified that there would be some sort... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

Liked: Friendly welcome, private room, quiet area in a good location with reserved parking available FOC. Not liked: The windows in our room at the front were floor to ceiling and the curtains didn't touch the floor, which meant pedestrians at street level could see fully into the room. We found it very difficult to locate as it had almost... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
20 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

Was sad to say goodbye to this place - honestly! We spent 4 nights here and it was ideally placed in the Gold Coast area to walk to the beaches, the Mag mile, John Hancock building and the El etc. Other positives include the free breakfast which was a good variety of cereals, bagels, coffee and fruit. There are cooking... More

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Tucson, Arizona
5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

if you just want some place for sleep and keep your stuff. This place is good choice. The hostel is near Michigan Avenue. Just 2 block from it. But only thing i don't feel convenience is when you use the bathroom (I have room with shared bathroom) and someone knock the door so loud. You will feel uncomfortable. - -"... More

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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

Stayed in this hostel for a long weekend of city exploring and partying. The location is convenient to most of the cities attractions, we were able to walk to Michigan Ave, Willis Tower, and Navy Pier. Close to public transport and it was easy to get a cab in the area as well. The room and bathrooms were clean and... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

First time an in a hostel and what an excellent way to start. Helpful, friendly staff, extremely clean rooms and bathrooms. Bedroom was basic but that's what I expect in a hostel, and wasn't there to spend lots of time in the room. Free fruit, cereals and bagels for breakfast with microwave and cooker should you wish to buy your... More

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Moscow, Russia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
23 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013 via mobile

In a nutshell: Location - great! Quite street 2 blocks away from the Magnificent mile (and Hancock tower), 20mins walk to the Navy Pieror Downtown, convenient links to Lincoln park area too. Wifi - fine even in the top floor Very clean, good breakfast, friendly staff - what else to wish for in a hostel? :)

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Goiania, GO
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81 reviews 81 reviews
10 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

The place is great, unfortunatelly we had a problem with the AC in our room so was kinda hot. Besides that the location is really good you can walk to most of the famous places and the subway is very clos.

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Address: 112 West Oak Street, Chicago, IL 60610
Location: United States > Illinois > Chicago > Near North Side
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