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1 room, 2 adults

HI Chicago - Chicago

1.5-star1.5 stars
24 E Ida B Wells Drive, Chicago, IL, 60605, United States of America

Hostel with restaurant, near Grant Park
  • Free continental breakfast and free WiFi
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From 15 reviews. TripAdvisor Traveller Rating.

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Location
Great location
WiFi
Good internet service
Breakfast
Tasty breakfast
Comfort
Comfortable

HI Chicago - Chicago

More Info: 6823 2342

from S$103
  • Standard Shared Dormitory, Women only, Shared Bathroom
  • Standard Shared Dormitory, Men only, Shared Bathroom
  • Suite, 2 Bedrooms
  • Deluxe Suite, 1 Double Bed
  • Double Room
  • Premium Room
  • Deluxe Shared Dormitory, Men only
  • Deluxe Shared Dormitory, Women only
  • Deluxe Room, 1 Double Bed

What’s around HI Chicago - Chicago

Landmarks

  • In The Loop
  • Grant Park - 2 min walk
  • Buckingham Fountain - 6 min walk
  • Art Institute of Chicago - 8 min walk
  • Millennium Park - 11 min walk
  • Willis Tower - 12 min walk
  • Skydeck Ledge - 12 min walk
  • Chicago Cultural Center - 12 min walk

Getting around

  • Chicago, IL (MDW-Midway Intl.) - 15 min drive
  • Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.) - 26 min drive
  • Chicago, IL (PWK-Chicago Executive) - 35 min drive
  • Chicago Van Buren Street Station - 4 min walk
  • Chicago Museum Campus-11th Street Station - 13 min walk
  • Millennium Station - 15 min walk
  • Harold Washington Library Station - 3 min walk
  • Harrison Station - 3 min walk
  • Jackson Station (Red Line) - 4 min walk

At a glance

Key facts

Size

  • 68 rooms
  • Arranged over 7 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 4:00 PM-3:00 AM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
  • Express check-out
Please note that a government issued ID is required in order to check in. For more information please contact the property in advance using the contact details on the booking confirmation.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18
  • Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 18

Travelling with others

Children

  • No cribs (infant beds)

Pets

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms

Transport

Parking

  • Discounted offsite parking

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the hostel

Food and drink
  • Free continental breakfast daily
  • Restaurant
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Things to do
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Billiards or pool table
Working away
  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference space size (feet) - 600
  • Conference space size (meters) - 56
  • Computer station
Services
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
Facilities
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built - 1886
  • Elevator
  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Library
  • Television in common areas
Accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
Languages Spoken
  • Arabic
  • Chinese
  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
Freshen up
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
More
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Shared accommodations

Special features

Awards and affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Globe, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

HI Chicago - Chicago’s small print

Also known as

  • Hostelling International Chicago Chicago Hostel
  • HI Chicago Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Chicago
  • Hostelling International Chicago Summer Hotel Chicago
  • Hostelling International Chicago Hostel
  • Hostelling International Chicago
  • Hostel HI Chicago
  • HI Chicago Chicago
  • HI Chicago Hostel/Backpacker accommodation

Policies

There is a maximum stay policy of 14 nights within a 12 month period at this property. To request reservations longer than 14 nights please contact the property directly, using the contact details on the booking confirmation.

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a smoke detector and window guards on site. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Only bookings from non-local guests are accepted. Guests whose residence is within 45 mi (72 km) of the property will not be allowed to check in.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check in or check out:

Guests who do not present a Hostelling International membership card will be charged $3 at check-in, payable to the hostel.

  • Club Card: USD 4 per person, per night
  • Child's Club Card: USD 0 per night, (up to 17 years old)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

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Recent reviews

Fabulous 8.8 From 555 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
All in all a great stay
This hostel was a great stay. I was in an 8 bed dorm and the room was big enough that it didnt feel like you were stepping on anyone's toes. The beds were super comfy and I liked how the room had a toilet and shower within the room. The location of the hostel is super close to pretty much everything. Grant park is just around the corner and there are plenty of restaurants around to choose from. The staff were super helpful everytime I'd let me key card too close to my phone causing it to stop working. The common areas were very nice, lots of seating which was cool.
Azaria, gb3 night trip
Poor 2.0
A 1 star
Super dirty
us3 night trip
Good 6.0
You pay for what you get
Of course, this is a hostel, and it is extremely cheap compared to downtown Chicago hotels. However, when we read "detached private bathroom and shower" we understood we wouldn't be sharing them. But of course we were, bathroom and shower were shared with many adjoining units and so cleanliness left a lot to be desired. We found hairs on the pillows, the rug didn't look like it had been cleaned for a while... all of that would have been acceptable given the price (except the advertised "private" bathroom, but what wasn't was the VERY NOISY ELEVATED TRAIN going by every few seconds, late at night and early in the morning (not during the night thankfully). BRING EARPLUGS! Also, no temperature control in our room, it was controlled from another unit we didn't have access to. Otherwise staff at front desk was very nice; the contribution of $4/person/night for non-members of Hostels International was unexpected, even though it was mentioned by Hotels.com somewhere. Location is very good, very central.
Sebastien, ca2 night romance trip
Good 6.0
Bed bugs.
Oscar, us1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Perfect
Karen, us2 night trip

HI Chicago - Chicago

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