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Directions to IHSP Chicago Hostel at Damen CTA

1616 N. Damen Ave, CTA Blue Line, Chicago, USA

Map & Directions


  • 88%Value For Money
  • 91%Security
  • 91%Location
  • 92%Staff
  • 86%Atmosphere
  • 87%Cleanliness
  • 82%Facilities

The CTA Blue Line Metro Train runs 24 hours a day directly out of Chicago O'Hare Airport. We are a half-block from the Damen stop on the Blue Line.

From O'Hare Airport: Take the CTA Blue Line to the Damen stop

Directions from Midway Airport: Take the CTA Orange Line towards the LOOP and get off at the Clark/Lake stop. Transfer to the CTA Blue Line train towards O'Hare

Directions from Union Station: Walk two blocks south to the Clinton Blue Line stop, take the train and exit at the Damen stop

When you exit the station at the DAMEN stop, turn left/NORTH and cross the 6-way intersection. Stay on Damen Ave, and we are located on that following block (directly behind Walgreens), on the left side of the street (1616 N Damen). Our front desk is located on the second floor. Please dial 2222 on the keypad for entry.

Traveling by car? Our address is 1616 N Damen, Chicago, IL 60647 if you are using a GPS. When you are taking highway 90/94 into Chicago, just get off at the NORTH AVE exit (about 3 miles northwest of downtown) and go about a half mile west, turn right on Damen and we are on that first block. Our parking is limited, so please reserve a spot ahead of time by emailing or calling us.

Check out our hostel via video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_iwkpGKZncw

16.4 % tax is not included in the room rate and will be added to your balance upon arrival.

You must be 18 years old or older to stay in this hostel.

Maximum Stay in Dorm Beds: 7 days per month
Maximum Stay in Private Rooms: 14 days per month

Bring cash for a 2% discount!

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