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IHSP Chicago Hostel

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1616 N.Damen, 2. Floor, Chicago, IL 60647 See on map
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Rooftop Terrace
Self-Serve Laundry
Free Parking
2 Star accommodation
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Wicker Park is one of the best neighborhoods in Chicago for nightlife, restaurants, bars and shopping. Downtown is great for sightseeing but Wicker Park is where you will want to spend all your time. Take a ...More look at our video and see how good our location is. You can literally see the trains on the Blue Line pass by a block away. Wicker Park is the hippest place in Chicago and is only 2 stops from the City Center and 5 stops from the Willis (Sears) Tower and Union Station. Our location and hostel is awesome and we know it! Come stay with us and you will see! Less than a 2 minute walk from the Damen Stop on the Blue line. We are not one of those hostels that charges you for everything, you will feel at home here. WE DO NOT ACCEPT LOCAL GUEST. YOU MUST HAVE PASSPORT OR OUT OF TOWN ID *Please note that our parking is very limited and must be reserved in advance. Our parking is $10/night +tax for each car. United States Citizens: You must have a student ID and a travel itinerary to stay in the dorm rooms. Maximum Stay in Dorm Beds: 7 days per month Maximum Stay in Private Rooms: 14 days per month If you would like to stay in our dorms: you must have and show at check in: a current student ID with travel itinerary and/or a current foreign passport. Check in is at 2 PM (1400 hours) on your booked arrival date. *16.4 % Tax is not included in the room rate and due upon arrival You must be 18 years old or older to stay in this hostel. Bring cash for a 2% discount! Less
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
Room Service
Free Parking
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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$19 - $128 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United States > Illinois > Chicago > Northwest Side
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Reviewed April 24, 2018 via mobile

Located in a bustling and fascinating hipster district. Close to the L train and some great eateries around. Dont forget to go for a morning jog and spend some time on the roof looking at the downtown skyline.

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Reviewed October 29, 2017 via mobile

I visited Chicago for three days and chose this place based on the reviews on trip advisor. The hostel is very close to the attraction ' Bean'. The subway/metro was within walking distance which connects to the airport. The dorm rooms were clean and they...More

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Reviewed April 6, 2017

I booked a room here nor knowing what I was in for. My son is a Boston Bruins fan so as a Christmas present I took him to Chicago to see the Bruins vs the Hawks. I had no idea that the IHSP was going...More

2  Thank ChaplainDean
Reviewed March 24, 2017

Easy to go with any transportation. Great location, close to many restaurants, Starbucks, Blue Line. Spacious kitchen where you can store your food. Very clean. Comfortable beds. There are lockers you can store your stuff.

1  Thank Irina V
Reviewed March 13, 2017

Stayed in this hostel for 4 nights after working at a summer camp near by. This hostel was perfect for us great value for money, right on the train station too. The area it was in was quirky and had many cool places to eat....More

2  Thank Abbie M
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"Our room, Uptown #4, had what seems to be the building ventilation/AC room in the corner."
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"Stay in 2nd floor will be noisier because the kitchen and common area. Preferably is stay in 3rd floow..."
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