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Chicago Getaway Hostel Reviews

616 West Arlington Place, Chicago, Chicago, USA

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90%

Rating
1937 Total Reviews
  • 89%Value For Money
  • 92%Security
  • 87%Location
  • 93%Staff
  • 87%Atmosphere
  • 89%Cleanliness
  • 91%Facilities

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91%

nice location, good atmosphere and vibe. thank you for all the extra options, like bus passes, and comedy night.

  • 23rd Jan 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


94%

I am really satisfied with this hostel in Chicago. Breakfast, cleanliess, kitchen, room... Everything is perfect to stay.

  • 19th Jan 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • South Korea
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


100%

Excellent. 100% recommended.

  • 16th Jan 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Colombia
  • Mixed Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)


91%

El hostel está muy bien. Ubicado cerca de una estación del metro y eso ayuda para poder movilizarse a los distintos puntos de interés en la ciudad. El personal es muy amable y siempre atentos para facilitar cualquier tipo de información. Hay un sentido de convivencia entre todos los huéspedes que le da un toque especial a la estadía, pues permite la interacción entre todos. Definitivamente que lo recomiendo. A pesar de que los baños son compartidos se mantienen muy limpios.

  • 5th Jan 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Nicaragua
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


89%

This my second stay. I have stayed in private rooms not the dorm room setting. As a parent of a student at DePaul this is very convenient. Very happy and I will return.

  • 3rd Jan 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 41+
  • (1 review)


97%

this is the best Hostel I have ever been in the past two months , pretty quiet if you want to find a place to stop by. Very popular because it's a huge building separate by two sections. Downstairs is occupied by dormitory area. overall, I will like to go back and stop by.


100%

Best hostel I've stayed at. Really really clean, great facilities, pool table, TV room, foosball table, great breakfast, friendly staff, easy to meet and mingle with people. Pub crawls. had a really good time.


100%

Always a great place to stay in Chicago. A warm place to be out of the cold. The staff were good at getting me things I needed. See you next time.


97%

Best hostel I have ever been! I'm really satisfied that I can live in this hostel for this price.


83%

Quite a nice pro experience. Amazing breakfast and atmosphere.


94%

Great spot, not centre city Chicago but an easy location to get there from and the neighbourhood has a really good vibe!! Loved the place, nice and warm both in terms of the building and the staff. Would definitely go back!


97%

Great hostel!!

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thanks for the great review! We look forward to seeing you in the future! Best regards, Mat Meadows General Manager

100%

Excelente este hostel!!!! Mejor no podía ser. Desde la ubicación, en un hermoso barrio, a aproximadamente 5km del centro de la ciudad. Pero que es de muy fácil acceso, el transporte es increíble. El hostel en si nos dejó sin palabras, MUY cómodo, grande, limpio, amigable y buen precio. Las habitaciones y camas están barbaras, los baños también, nada que criticarle. Le doy todos los puntos y le daría más si pudiera. La gente que alli se hospeda se la nota contenta, muy aigable también.


89%

My stay was pretty good. The staff were friendly and the room and group areas were clean. I was surprised that I hardly saw a soul in the restroom on my floor except maybe 1 or 2 people in the morning. The bathrooms were clean enough except it seemed all the showers had hair swirlies on the drains. I was pleasantly surprised by the free breakfast. A few patrons in the room next to mine were talking/skypeing loudly till 2am but not much can be helped for that.

  • 19th Dec 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 31-40
  • (1 review)


94%

Felt the men's showers were a bit small

Owner Comment (Hide)
Greetings: Thanks for the great review! We appreciate your feedback and look forward to having you back with us in the future. Best regards, Mat Meadows General Manager

89%

Really nice breakfast! Friendly staff. Just a bit far from the subway station.


100%

Possibly my favourite hostel to stay in. It's in a really good location - no more than a 10min walk to busses, trains, local shops, world famous blues clubs and in a safe neighborhood. Bus or train to downtown Chicago takes about 20mins, depending on where you want to go exactly. Lots of options for the free breakfast. Daily events are GREAT! Would recommend this hostel for anyone going to Chicago.


94%

Stayed 2 nights in a private room with shared bathroom. Nice facilities and definitely get the value for money. Staff were very helpful. Location was good and easy to navigate. Good attractions also close by which I wish I had more time to do. Definitely want to come back and spend more time in Chicago. This is where ill stay if I ever get the chance to do.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Greetings: We really appreciate the great review! Glad you found us to be a great value and an easy location. See you next time! Best regards, Mat Meadows General Manager

91%

Great value! The Hostel is not directly in the city although the Chicago Transit is phenominal. Both the bus system and the rail system are top notch, reasonably priced and easy to navigate. The hostel is not in the city center although it is in such a nice safe neighborhood with lovely architecture all around. The staff were kind and very helpful. Laundry on site was cheap. food was good. The only downside to the stay was that the room was pretty warm. Better to be warm than cold. Will be back.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thanks for the great review! Glad that you enjoyed your stay and the easy access to public transportation. We look forward to accommodating you again in the future. Best regards, Mat Meadows General Manager

91%

Good place, 2nd time I was there !

  • 8th Dec 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Netherlands
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Greetings: Thanks for staying with us a second time! Glad that you enjoyed your stay, and we look forward to seeing you for a third stay! Sincerely, Mat Meadows General Manager

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