Chicago Getaway Hostel Reviews
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I chose this location to explore a neighborhood: a rich quiet intellectual quarter with restos and sites even my Chicago friends wanted to sample. Downtown is close, 15 minutes by train. This hostel is one of the best, well organized, friendly at all hours; no complaints except the 12-man dorm could use a more frequent sweeping under the bunks. Had I said something, I am sure they would have taken care of it immediately. I am tempted to return in spring for Chicago and for Getaway.
Might be nice to have water dispensers or fountains on each level.
Best hostel I stayed in USA by far.. Great location, always felt safe even alone and in the dark during the 10 minute walk to the subway. Staff are great! The nights out they plan along with free food and in general encouraging everyone to socialise was brilliant. The free breakfast also the best I have had! Stay here!
Broken, noisy heater cycled on and off every minute of every hour all night in the dorm room. Thermostat must be faulty. For what you pay for a bed (about $40 per night), it's absurd that they deny people a decent's nice sleep and continue to run that contraption. At 4:30 a.m., I was ready to climb the walls, so I packed up and went to the desk to check out. A refund should be given in situations like this, as it's impossible to make other arrangements in the dead of night.
Really nice place with friendly staff!
i really recommand this hostel!very well situated, clean and the staff is helpful.i also liked the breakfast;)
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 25-30
- (1 review)
There is no security deposit box in room.
Great place! It was fun and the people really nice. The only problem is the location, but you just have to walk a 3 blocks to get the bus and metra station.