Chicago Getaway Hostel

616 West Arlington Place, Chicago, IL 60614, United States
+1 773 929 5380

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rate per night

7,8

Good
based on 5 103 reviews
Chicago Getaway Hostel - Chicago, IL, United States
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Good to know

Distance to city centre 5,8 km
Location rating 9,1
Nearest airport Chicago O'Hare Intl
Distance to airport 22,3 km

Rooms

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bathrooms and showers in 101 reviews
bunk beds in 47 reviews
cereal and coffee in 46 reviews
close to downtown in 41 reviews
close to subway in 26 reviews
common areas in 134 reviews
crash pad in 8 reviews
felt safe in 8 reviews
free breakfast in 385 reviews
free popcorn in 8 reviews
great hostel in 173 reviews
great location in 447 reviews
great place in 152 reviews
lincoln park in 93 reviews
metro station in 18 reviews
private room in 347 reviews
staff was friendly in 425 reviews
train station in 35 reviews
  • Excellent
    Nov 2019
    9,0

    Really everything about the hostel was just fine. I especially appreciated the effort of a gentleman that worked in the evening who helped me find the correct elevated train that took me nearest to Union Station.

    A 30 ish woman who was working at the desk about 10 at night when I checked in could have been a lot more friendly.

  • Okay
    Nov 2019
    5,4

    Commom areas were good.

    It needs some mayor upkeeing and renovation, and a thorough cleaning, specially the shared bathrooms

  • Good
    Nov 2019
    7,0

    Breakfast was good, plenty of choices. Location was great, many restaurants and bars nearby. 7 min walk from the red line Fullerton station. Nice quiet place. Reception staffs were good, locks can be bought for $5 in case you don't have one.

    No shower gel like we find in China. The upper bed was shaking too much, felt like an earthquake (don't know whether it was only about my bed)! Whenever I had to get down I had to be very careful, otherwise I could have been fallen down, also it woke the person up on the lower bed.

  • Good
    Nov 2019
    7,5

    The place always clean!

    The breakfast could be better

  • Okay
    Nov 2019
    6,0

    Really nice to have breakfast included. Appropriate for the price paid, Fruit, cereal, porridge and toast, coffee. They also put breakfast on early for those doing the Chicago Marathon which was really helpful

    The women's toilets and showers next to the bunk room I stayed the first 2 nights had awful water supply. The showers dribbled out water and 2 out of the 3 sinks had no running water. However my second 2 nights here were booked into a private room on another floor and the shared bathroom on that floor was excellent

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About

Overview

Chicago’s Lincoln Park neighborhood is home to Chicago Getaway Hostel. This hostel sets a new standard for those looking to connect with others while staying in a convenient location. Guests can start their day with a free breakfast along with partaking in weekly social events. A communal kitchen is available for meal preparation. Those who need to work find modern computers with free printing. Numerous spacious areas make it easy to connect with other guests looking for a social experience.

Guests can explore the area on the hostel’s complimentary bicycles. Lincoln Park Conservatory, Lincoln Park Zoo, and Lincoln Park are all located within a mile of this hotel. Located just one-half mile away, guests can visit the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum. Guests may want to visit the numerous taverns and wine bars located near this hostel. It is also easy for guests to get to see everything the Windy City has to offer including the Magnificent Mile, Millennium Park and the Art Institute of Chicago.

Most rooms at the Chicago Getaway Hostel are private with full, half or shared baths. Guests can also choose to stay in the dormitory-style rooms for a more communal experience. Private rooms offer a convenient workspace along with a comfortable beanbag-style chair. While most private rooms have a full bed some also have a bunk bed. Posh pads filled with party games accommodating up to eight guests are available.

This hotel offers a unique atmosphere for those looking for budget-friendly accommodations in Chicago.

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Features

Free parking
Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
Air conditioning

7,8 Good

based on 5 103 reviews

9,1

Location

9,0

WiFi

5,0

Breakfast

4,5

Comfort

Things to know

  • Friendly atmosphere

Check in

15:00

Check out

11:00

Cancellation/pre-payment

Policies vary by room type and provider.

Amenities

Complimentary breakfast
Free Wi-Fi
ATM on-site
Business centre
Internet
Concierge service
Bicycle hire
Game room
No smoking
Express check out
Air-conditioned
24-hour front desk
Pool table
Designated smoking area
Storage available
Terrace/Patio
Lift
Laundry facilities
Pets not allowed
Parking (surcharge)
Grill
Gift shop
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Golf

FAQs when booking at Chicago Getaway Hostel

Where is Chicago Getaway Hostel located?

Chicago Getaway Hostel is located at 616 West Arlington Place in Lincoln Park, 5,8 km from the centre of Chicago. Lincoln Park Zoo is the closest landmark to Chicago Getaway Hostel.

When is check-in time and check-out time at Chicago Getaway Hostel?

Check-in time is 15:00 and check-out time is 11:00 at Chicago Getaway Hostel.

Does Chicago Getaway Hostel offer free Wi-Fi?

Yes, Chicago Getaway Hostel offers free Wi-Fi.

Does Chicago Getaway Hostel offer free parking?

No, Chicago Getaway Hostel does not offer free parking.

Does Chicago Getaway Hostel offer free airport shuttle service?

No, Chicago Getaway Hostel does not offer free airport shuttle service.

How far is Chicago Getaway Hostel from the airport?

Chicago Getaway Hostel is 17,7 km from Chicago Midway.

Can you bring pets to Chicago Getaway Hostel?

No, pets are not allowed at Chicago Getaway Hostel.

Does Chicago Getaway Hostel have a pool?

No, Chicago Getaway Hostel does not have a pool on-site.

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Location

Most popular landmarks

  • Lincoln Park Zoo 0,9 km
  • Wrigley Field 2,6 km
  • Graceland Cemetery 3,4 km
  • 360 CHICAGO 3,6 km
  • Magnificent Mile 3,9 km
  • Chicago Riverwalk 4,6 km

Getting around

Chicago Midway 17,7 km
Chicago O'Hare Intl 22,3 km
Chicago-Union 5,4 km
Summit, Illinois 20 km

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