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IHSP Chicago Hostel

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1616 N.Damen, 2. Floor, Chicago, IL 60647
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Chicago, Illinois
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent location.One minute walking to the CTA blue line.The hostel is very clean.The people in the frontdesk is just amazing they make you feel like in home. There are a lot of bars and restaurants close to the hostel. In the roof you have a great view from the city. Is always a fun place to stay and to meet... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The hostel is located in one of the nicest areas, about 10mins from Downtown and the Staff is super friendly. It's spacious and the common room has a nice atmosphere. The only downside was that the room temperature varied a lot.

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Flushing, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hostel is in Wicker Park, right near the Blue Line. It's a very easy trip to the downtown area and O Hare from this spot. In the neighborhood there are a ton of great places to eat and drink. The hostel itself is cool too, there is a kitchen and they offer free pancakes in the morning. The beds... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hostel is located in the heart of Chicago and the staff, especially Sam and Meg were incredibly helpful in making sure that my stay was as comfortable as possible. I would recommend this place to anyone!

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Thank Wandy404
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having stayed in pretty much every hostel in Chicago, I would definitely say this is the best hostel in Chicago especially if you are looking for a more social atmosphere. The location is super convenient, next to a bunch of bars and restaurants, also the staff is super friendly and helpful, I would like to especially thank Sam and Meg... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

The common area is the best, but the rooms are kind of small and hot inside. The showers are really bad, but in summary, good hostel for the price. One good point is that the hostel is near the metro (Damen station).

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Athens, Greece
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

IHSP is located in a very convenient and quiet place, very close to the Blue subway line. The Hostel is very clean and the people very kind and hospitable. They offer a self service breakfast of a very good quality. Guests can prepare fresh pancakes and have tasteful coffee or tee

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Louisville, Colorado
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

I flew in from Colorado to see Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Shut up and stop judging me. :) I'm from Chicago originally and I return occasionally to visit friends and family. The staff was great! Thanks to Dan and Megan for a wonderful midnight conversation. Staff in general very nice. There was a lively group of visitors staying here... More 

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Santa Clara, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015

The hostel is very clean, comfortable, and it has modern design interior. Do not expect private bathroom, it is a hostel so all bathrooms are shared meaning located in different corner of the hostel, could be next to your room depends which room you stay. Meg is the best host I have ever met in my traveling experience. Free breakfast.... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015

Kept consistently clean, free starbucks coffee and tea and Breakfast all a plus. Showers are terrible pressure! Should definitely be the next big change to happen!, In a cool neighbourhood with plenty going on each night.

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