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Chicago Getaway Hostel

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  • Wonderful Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Awesome Cleanliness
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  • Wonderful Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Awesome Cleanliness
We love this Hostel!

It gets our thumbs up for consistently high guest reviews.

Hostelworld says

Chicago Getaway Hostel was rated the 4th Best Extra Large Hostel in the World in 2011 Hoscars and the 7th in 2013, it's not difficult to see why. This bright, airy, spacious and modern hostel has recently remodeled dorms with a lamp and outlet for each bed and has a new color scheme identifying with their social, sophisticated, savvy motto. It's located a short walk from the lake and just 10 minutes from Fullerton subway station connecting directly to the downtown area. We like their friendly staff, who are knowledgeable about Chicago and organise daily activities and night events.
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Property Description

Chicago Getaway Hostel is located in the heart of the Windy City’s chic Lincoln Park neighborhood. Our hostel features 119 rooms and accommodates up to 459 guests. We have a variety of accommodations from mixed dorm rooms with shared bathrooms or intimate private rooms, many with full, half or shared bathrooms.

Our hostel serves complimentary breakfast which features a cereal bar, fresh fruit, oatmeal and coffee. Our restaurant grade kitchen features all the tools you’d need to make a gourmet meal. We offer a great atmosphere and are happy to recommend a host of activities at our hostel or steps from our doors. The hostel offers fresh popcorn and nightly “Prime Time” viewings in its media room as well as other organized on-property experiences.

The hostel is within walking distance of the best restaurants, pubs, and music venues in Lincoln Park. Our neighborhood is home to the historic Lincoln Park Zoo, DePaul University and North Avenue Beach. In addition, our hostel is near public transportation connecting you to the best Chicago attractions. Our team is happy to sell tickets to Chicago’s hottest attractions like the Skydeck, The Field Museum and the John Hancock Observatory.

Our guests rave that our location and affordable stays can’t be beat! Let our team act as your concierge to the city so you can explore and experience Chicago like a local. We look forward to welcoming you soon!

Our Amenities Include:
- Free wireless internet and computer stations
- Complimentary daily breakfast
- Free housekeeping and linens
- Air conditioning and radiator heat
- Guitars
- 24/7 front desk
- Secured key card access
- Iron and ironing board upon request
- Hair dryers upon request
- Elevator and guest bathroom on each floor

Additional Amenities: (Fee applies)
- Luggage storage (at check-out)
- Mini-fridge
- Vending machines
- On-site guest laundry
- Bike rentals
- Parking
- Locks for guest lockers


Please note this Hostel policies before booking:
- 7 days Cancellation policy.
- We cannot guarantee bunk bed placement (top or bottom).
- Check-In: 3pm
- Check-Out: 11am
- Minimum Age to register in dorms is 18.
- Guests under 18 are welcome in our private rooms while accompanied by a guest 21 years or older.
- Guests residing in a US zip code that begins with “60” will not be permitted.
- A valid state ID or passport is required at arrival
- Payment is collected in full at check-in
- Taxes of 17.4% will be added to the “due at arrival” fee on your confirmation.
- We have a maximum stay of 14 nights.
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Sun 21 Jan 2018 - Wed 24 Jan 2018 Change

Room Summary

Sun 21st January 2018 - Wed 24th January 2018

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Facilities

Free
  • Free Breakfast
  • Linen Included
  • Free City Maps
  • Towels Included
  • Free WiFi
  • Free Internet Access
General
  • Security Lockers
  • Key Card Access
  • Common Room
  • Elevator
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Air Conditioning
  • Adaptors
  • Hot Showers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Cable TV
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Reading Light
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Parking
  • Hair Dryers
  • Ceiling Fan
Services
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Towels for hire
  • Luggage Storage
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • ATM
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Housekeeping
  • Express check-in / out
Food & Drink
  • Vending Machines
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
Entertainment
  • Board Games
  • Pool Table
  • Foosball
  • Wi-Fi

Awards

  • 2014 9th, Worldwide Extra Large Hostel
  • 2013 7th, Worldwide Extra Large Hostel
  • 2012 4th, Worldwide Extra Large Hostel
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Policies

  • Age Restriction
  • Child Friendly
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Taxes Not Included

Chicago Getaway Hostel says

I think we offer some great extras to our guests, like our continental buffet breakfast, which includes coffee, fresh fruit, cereal, breakfast breads and more. We also offer discounted museum and attraction tickets, bike rentals, and daily social events. We also give you a bonus of one free meal weekly. In the summer it's a BBQ and in winter a warm meal.
What a lot of people don't know about our hostel is that it was originally built in 1928 as part of the Eleanor Foundation in order to provide affordable housing for women coming into the city and entering the workforce. Nearly 84 years later, we're still offering affordable lodging in an amazing and historic neighbourhood.
In my opinion, there's three places that you can't leave Chicago Getaway Hostel without checking out. The first is Kingston Mines a legendary Blues bar located a few blocks away. Secondly, you can't leave Chicago without trying Lou Malnati's deep dish pizza. Thirdly, you haven't lived until you've had a Chicago hot dog from Chicago's Dog House. These three places will make your trip unforgettable.
    Mathew, General Manager
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Things to Note

- 7 days Cancellation policy.
- We cannot guarantee bunk bed placement(top or bottom).
- Check-In: 3pm
- Check-Out: 11am
- Minimum Age to register in dorms is 18.
- Guests under 18 are welcome in our private rooms while accompanied by a guest 21 years or older.
- Guests residing in a US zip code that begins with “60” will not be permitted.
- A valid state ID or passport is required at arrival
- Payment is collected in full at check-in
- Taxes of 17.4% will be added to the “due at arrival” fee on your confirmation.
- We have a maximum stay of 14 nights.

Cancellation Policy

Deposit Only rates

This property has a 7 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay


Non-refundable rates

Your booking is non-refundable. If you choose to cancel your booking, or in the case of a no-show, you will still be charged the full cost of your booking.

Latest Review

" A great budget choice - room was pretty clean, only messy because it was a fully packed room so I can't hold that against them. Room was nice and warm - think floors were even heated which was a great touch, considering it was -5F outside that day. The female bathroom was a bit far away - down quite a ways through a few hallways, but not terrible. Wish the bathrooms were a bit cleaner. Since the room was by the entrance, it was a bit loud but tolerable. Appreciated the sockets/light by each bed. "

- Jeanzipagan502
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