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The Chicago Parthenon Hostel

310 S. Halsted Street, Chicago, IL 60661
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Westport, Connecticut
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41 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The common areas were under renovation so I was able to get a private room for the price of a dorm. The location is half a mile from the west loop - and buses run frequently. The staff couldn't be nicer. It's quiet but then again in January it was nearly empty midweek.

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Warsaw, Poland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

It's a great place to stay in Chicago. Hostel is situated in a Greek district, very close to Sears Tower - it's almost downtown. Hostel is also very close to Greyhound Bus Station (8min walk) and train which take you directly to O'Hare Airport. Hostel is very clean (rooms and bathrooms), people at the reception desk are very nice and... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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20 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

Stayed here for new years eve in a twin private room. It was very clean and cozy with a boutique feel to it. The bathrooms were clean and were communal style (separate for women/men). It was in a great location with tons of greek restaurants down the street and pretty cheap ($60/night) for two people compared to other hotels in... More 

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Beirut
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

I was assigned a room on the third room and climbing the stairs with my luggage wasn't the worst thing. After a long flight from Australia I went to bed to rest and walk up at 3am to the sound of a fountain near my bed. One of the guys in my dorm was pissing on my luggage. I went... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

Stayed at the Chicago Parthenon Hostel during a work-related trip to the States in mid-October. Found it to be a mixed experience with some postives and negatives listed below. Positives: - The price. At about £46 a night including tax for a private, non-ensuite room this is the cheapest place I'd found in the city. - Free breakfast. The restaurant... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015 via mobile

Staff very helpful , not bad location to Chicago and cta where attractions are easy to find good toilets and shower facilities Got bed covers and pillow which was a bonus . Close to Walgreens . The wifi dips in and out though which could be an issue for some peeps. Breakfast was lovely and staff were helpful. Proper best... More 

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Ribeirao Preto, SP
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11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

This was my first time staying at a hostel and it was a great surprise. The staff was friendly and helped us with what we needed; the breakfast was good; the bedrooms and the toilletes/bathrooms were clean and confortable and there was very little noise. It was near subway and it was easy to get touristic atractions from the hostel.... More 

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Madison Heights, Michigan
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25 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

This was my second visit to The Chicago Parthenon Hostel. I get a private room. Recommendation book directly do not book thru Hostels intl. I started on the 3rd floor a bit of a challenge as I age. There are steep steps and no elevator. They were kind enough to move me to the 2nd floor but I did not... More 

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11 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015 via mobile

My boyfriend and I spent 3 nights here while out stay in Chicago. We booked a private double which basically only had the bed and a little dresser. The bathrooms didnt seem cleaned, the toilets didnt even lock. Other guests were loud, even late at night and early in the morning. The staff was nice and helped us a lot... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

I had the worst experience. Booking was a nightmare I should have stopped there. NEVER EVER GO HERE! The person who booked my stay should couldn't care about any concerns I had. There was no accommodation and the website was not clear. There was zero effort to adjust the room I was in and they did not offer refunds only... More 

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West Loop
Fulton Market, Randolph Market, Jackson Boulevard and Greek Town make up the West Loop. The neighborhood is best known as the location of Oprah Winfrey’s Harpo Studios, but this downtown neighborhood is also an up-and-coming spot for Chicago’s trendsetters. Several sub-neighborhoods within West Loop make this a unique neighborhood to visit. Dotted with factories and warehouses, West Loop is packed with various types of dining and nightlife options. If your timing is right, you can take part in neighborhood events like the West Loop Farmers Market, Craft Beer Fest, or the Randolph Street Market Festival.
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