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Chicago Getaway Hostel

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Alton, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Everything, from checking in to checking out, was awesome! I even enjoyed the breakfast bar! I will definitely book another room in the future! Thank you for everything! I am looking forward to doing business with you guys!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Awesome hostel and great staff.Me and my friends stayed in a 8 shared room with restroom and was very nice, the cleaning, the security, the breakfast, all the experience was great. I didn't try the outside area, but the neighborhood is the best.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The hostel is great, it's one of the cheapest one you can get and it's very close to the Lincoln Park Zoo, also near to the Loop and the subway. It's a very safe area and there are bars near there. The breakfast is good. The only bad thing is that the rooms doesn't have a tv

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Sao Bernardo Do Campo, SP
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Facilities are very good, breakfast as well, however, I think it is a little far from major attractions, as Millenium park for example. Eveything you are going to do you need to take the subway, and I am a walking person... I avoid using the subway, and prefer to do everything by foot. Hostel from subway is 10 minutes walking... More 

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Montevideo, Uruguay
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Good location, not in downtown but with an close bus stop that takes you right there. Close to Lincoln Park in a very nice area with some shops closeby. Easy and safe access to the hostel with key card mandatory to enter into the rooms. I stayed in a 8 bed room with private bathroom. Each bed gets a locker... More 

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My friend and I stayed in a double room with a share bath, so I can't speak to the dorm room scene here. It's probably useful to know, however, that the double room is also a bunk bed situation. This place had everything that I consider in a good hostel: ->Big, clean, kitchen that both allows you to cook for... More 

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Toronto, Ontario
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Attended Riot Fest for the weekend. The hostel was roughly a 1 hour trip by train/ walk to the venue. Staff were very helpful. The complimentary breakfast in the morning was awesome and helped get me started everyday. Totally recommend this place, as it's near Lincoln Park Zoo and easy to access the city.

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Hartford, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Friendly staff, secure parking. Was looking for a inexpensive place to stay that was in the middle of everything we wanted to see. Will be back! My girlfriend and I went to a concert downtown, everything was within wailking distance.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Such a great place to stay! Fun and interesting. The room was clean and well stocked with linens and towels and such. Bathroom was a bit far from my room but was able to make it work for the night. Thanks for the great service!

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Nice area close to many restaurants and public transport .Staf is friendly and very helpful.Rooms are clean as bed sheets .They have daily activities and Sunday barbecue .I feel safe and comfortable and I would recommend Chicago get away to any one

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Staying in Lincoln Park

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Lincoln Park
Head to the North Side of Chicago for a stroll through one of the city’s greenest neighborhoods. Lincoln Park boasts over 1200 acres of green space complete with a free zoo open to visitors year-round. This pedestrian-friendly neighborhood is lined with parks, row homes, boutiques, taverns, and nature. Lincoln Park itself borders the lakefront area offering peaceful views of the water and the Chicago skyline. The Lincoln Park Conservatory is one of the most popular attractions in the area, with the Chicago History Museum a close second. Armitage Avenue is where you’ll find great shopping from high-end retailers and small boutiques, whereas Clark Street houses cafes and restaurants. For more highbrow entertainment, walk along Lincoln Avenue to find some of Chicago’s finer museums and theaters.
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Affordable Style in Chicago's Chic Lincoln Park Located in Chicago's affluent Lincoln Park, the Chicago Getaway Hostel is rewriting the house rules on hostel style. Policies once etched in stone are being cast aside in favor of fresher, friendlier approach. Membership fees are out and hotel-like amenities are in at this stately 1928 Georgian Revival landmark that, ironically, returns to its early 20th century roots as a boardinghouse for women. Today, all guests are welcome to enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, free linens, free housekeeping, a 24/7 chef-caliber kitchen and a BYOB policy. Add nightly events like pub crawls, brewery tours and barbecues and it's easy to see why Chicago Getaway is fast becoming the city's favorite spot for affordable short-term and extended-stay accommodations. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Chicago Getaway Hostel

Address: 616 W Arlington Pl, Chicago, IL 60614-2682
Location: United States > Illinois > Chicago > Lincoln Park
Price Range: $31 - $175 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Chicago Getaway Hostel 1.5*
Number of rooms: 115
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