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Hostelling International Chicago Summer Hostel

24 E Congress Pkwy Chicago IL 60605
(312) 360-0300
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Best Location in the city center -- Downtown Chicago
Inexpensive rates, clean rooms and friendly staff
Quick and easy access to airports, bus terminal and train stations
Safe neighborhood in the heart of the city
FREE breakfast, including muffins, bagels, fruit, cereal, juice and coffee
FREE WiFi in the lobby
Walk to all of Chicago's major attractions, museums, restaurants, music clubs

Located in the center of downtown Chicago and in the heart of Chicago's thriving education district. HI-Chicago is very close to Lake Michigan and within walking distance of Millennium Park, Buckingham Fountain, the Art Institute, Field Museum and Shedd Aquarium. Our neighborhood is safe, fun and easy to get to from anywhere in Chicago. Activities from the hostel include free walking tours and...

HI-Chicago is located in the heart of downtown Chicago very close to Lake Michigan, Grant Park, museums and all of the publi...c transportation lines. Guests stay in shared rooms, most with en-suite bathrooms. Linens are provided. Free breakfast is included. Free WiFi. 24 E Congress Pkwy Chicago, IL 60605-1226 Individual reservations at HI-Chicago, go to:...

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A hostel Taj Mahal sparkles with clean rooms, Internet access and a central location.

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A bright, airy lobby sets the stage at this posh branch of Hostelling International (named for donors J. Ira and Nicki Harris). Travelers happily take advantage of amenities...

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We like hostels because of the international character and the ability to meet and talk with people from all parts of the world...something impossible in the usual business hotel/inn.\n\nno, it was great

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The location is great- right near the Art Institute and Buckingham Fountain- near metro and bus lines.\n\nEven for a hostel, the cleanliness was not up to par. Luckily, I brought flip flops for the shower

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Great location, good breakfast and nice staff.

Great downtown Chicago Hostel

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I've stayed at the HI Chicago several times and it truly is one of the best hostels in Chicago! The hostel is always clean and safe. The bunk beds and room accommodation are of the best. High Wooden bunk beds with plenty of room room. Also every bed has a light and power outlet including USB ports. The lockers are...

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When you stay at HI Chicago, you'll be in a great location, within just a 10-minute walk of Art Institute of Chicago and Buckingham Fountain. Guests looking to stay active can check out the nearby hiking/biking trails, and free perks include WiFi and continental breakfast daily between 7 AM and 10 AM. Also, Millennium Park and Willis Tower are within a 15-minute walk.

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Experience the excitement of Chicago from the centre of all the action at this beautiful historic hostel, offering comfortable and contemporary accommodation with complimentary continental breakfast in the heart of the city centre.

Situated in the south Loop area and moments away from beautiful Lake Michigan, HI - Chicago Hostel provides easy access to...

Located in The Loop, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Auditorium Building and Theatre, Art Institute of Chicago, and Buckingham Fountain. Millennium Park and Willis Tower are also within 15 minutes.


Hostelling International Chicago is ideally situated in downtown Chicago, in the heart of the education district. This large hostel is very close to Lake Michigan and within walking distance of Millennium Park, Buckingham Fountain, the Art Institute, the Field Museum and the Shedd Aquarium. Hostel amenities include complimentary continental breakfast, free wireless Internet access in the lobby,...

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Free activities through the hostel help introduce visitors to Chicago. Look for walking tours, passes to music venues and museums.

Save Money

The family rate discounts children 12 and under; kids under 5 are free.

Know Before You Go

Try requesting a corner room on floor five, six, or seven: They have two walls of windows and a view of Lake Michigan.

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