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Group Booking Terms and Conditions

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General Group Booking Terms

By making a group reservation through Hostelworld.com you agree to the following terms and conditions as set by Hostelworld.com and as set by the hostel in question.

  • In order to make a group reservation on Hostelworld.com it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • Hostelworld.com are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card on arrival. Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

Cancellation / No Show & Reduction in Numbers Policy

CANCELLATIONS: To avoid a late cancellation fee, all requests to cancel a reservation must be sent via email to reservations@chicagoparthenonhostel.com 14 days prior to your scheduled arrival date. All cancellation requests submitted less than 14 days prior to your scheduled arrival will be considered late and subject to a fee/penalty equal to the first nights room rate (per each room booked) and charged to the credit/debit card on file.

NO SHOW: Failure to check-in on your scheduled arrival date without notification to the property will be considered a NO-SHOW reservation and will be subject to a fee/penalty equal to the first nights room rate (per each room booked) and charged to the credit/debit card on file.

MODIFICATIONS: All requests for modifications to an existing reservation must be submitted to the property via email at reservations@chicagoparthenonhostel.com.
All request for modifications are subject to availability and may result in a rate change. An INCREASE in the guest count and/or room type must be submitted via email no later than 24 hours prior to your scheduled arrival date. A DECREASE in the guest count and/or room type must be submitted via email no later that 14 days prior to your scheduled arrival date.

Additional Terms and Conditions

DEPOSIT: A 20% NON-REFUNDABLE / NON-TRANSFERABLE deposit is required for group reservations (10 or more guests). This deposit is collected by the property directly and is in-addition to any fees and/or deposits charged by Hostel World at the time your booking is confirmed. Please note that the credit card on file will be used to process (collect) the 20% deposit.

AMENITIES:
All room rates include complimentary breakfast each morning during your stay, WiFi, bath towels, bed linens.

All rooms/beds share a central restroom/shower located off the main hallway of each floor, separated by gender

There is a lounge and kitchenette area that are open and available 24 hours a day that guests may utilize to eat in, socialize, relax, etc. The lounge and kitchenette feature a television, board games, card games, vending machines, refrigerator, freezer, microwave, tea kettle, rice cooker, griddle, George Forman grill, coffee maker, eating utensils, drinking glasses, dishes.

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.

Book more than 3 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
7.4
  • Wonderful Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Good Cleanliness
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Property Description

The Chicago Parthenon Guest House is a winning choice for your lodging needs when visiting the city of Chicago. Located in the historic Greektown West Loop neighborhood and nestled in the shadow of the Willis Tower, we are centrally located to many of Chicago’s finest attractions and close to a variety of restaurants, cafés, bars, and shops all within walking distance. The Loop, Millennium Park, Michigan Avenue’s Magnificent Mile shopping, the world renowned Art Institute of Chicago, the Museum Campus, Navy Pier, sports and music venues, and so much more are all located a short and easy traveling distance away. We even have a pub off our lobby, The Ambassador Public House, for eats and drinks. A discount on drinks is offered to our guests after a long day of adventuring – pop-in for a pint!
We have temporarily cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic our offer of a free continental breakfast buffet to all our guests to be socially safer, but we still offer free wi-fi in the building, free Chicago maps upon arrival, and touring information. Our hostel has a large common area with flat screen TV, a share library, couches and a dining table for eating and work, a simple kitchenette, and luggage storage is provided if needed. All our guests upon check-in receive a secure 24-hour FOB entry for the hostel front door plus their room key – there is no curfew at our property. The front desk is typically worked 24-hours (winter season may vary).
Check out our photos to get an idea of our property! We have both private bedrooms (1-6 guests) and dorm-style bedrooms (up to 8 guests) – all bedrooms share bathrooms per floor. Our bathrooms are clean, with granite counter tops and tiled shower stalls.
We are close to the Amtrak train (Union Station), both the Greyhound Bus Station and Megabus stop, a 1-minute walk to the CTA Blue Line subway going to the O’Hare airport (UIC/Halsted Station), and near the intersection of all the major Interstate expressways (I-90/94, I-290, I-55) passing through Chicago. Parking is within a couple of blocks of us and is self-park and self-pay (please use the app “Park Whiz” for major discounts).
Please read our Things to Note before booking with us:
•We have a 48-hour cancellation policy. Late cancellations and no shows will be charged the equivalent of their first night’s accommodation, plus applicable tax. Cancellations must be received via email.
•The local city tax of 17.4% is NOT included in prices quoted on the site and will be added to your balance due at check-in.
•All guests paying their balance by credit/debit card will be charged an additional 3% Merchant Fee for processing and payment transfer.
•Local Chicago residents (zip code 60-xxx) are not permitted at the hostel. You may contact us via email for a special consideration request (based on availability) with proof of attending a music festival, New Year’s Eve celebration, etc.
•Minors under the age of 18 are not allowed in the dorms. Minors can stay at the hostel in a private bedroom with an adult chaperone present.
•We do not accept group bookings for 10 guests or more from Hostelworld, all group bookings must be done with the property directly. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 7.1

  • Security 8.3

  • Location 8.9

  • Staff 8.4

  • Atmosphere 6.5

  • Cleanliness 6.6

  • Facilities 6.3


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    28 Jul 2022
    Loved my stay at this place. The staff was beyond amazing. It was clean. Quiet. And overall, so convenient. Just two blocks and I was on the train.
    USA, Female, 31-40
  • 10.0

    Superb

    07 Jul 2022
    Friendly as always!
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 9.7

    Superb

    06 Jul 2022
    Great place full of amazing people. My friend and I stayed there f or 3 nights in a female dorm for 4 people. We were on the 3rd floor where both the forniture and the bathroom area was brand new and very well organized. We found the place clean, comfortable and overall really neat. We'll stay again if we go back to Chicago
    Italy, All Female Group, 18-24
  • 9.4

    Superb

    01 Jul 2022
    It is conveniently located and good value for money if you don't have expectations of anything fancy. The Wifi didn't work the whole weekend we were there and that was pretty annoying because it wasn't fixed the entire duration of our stay.
    India, All Female Group, 31-40
  • 9.4

    Superb

    25 Jun 2022
    More convenient with water supply in dining room. Water supply at another location.
    Canada, Male, 41+
  • 8.6

    Fabulous

    06 Jul 2022
    Based on my experience with using hostels, the overall price I paid, and my ability to easily access public transportation...this was a great deal! The downsides were; mediocre bedding (mattress thickness/comfort, basic sheets and comforters), facility cleanliness that was average (though I did not see any pests or bugs), and a lack of drinking water options.
    USA, Male, 41+
  • 8.0

    Fabulous

    12 Jul 2022
    Its not a luxury stay and the bathrooms are pretty crappy, but it is totally woth the money. I highly recommend
    Brazil, Male, 31-40
  • 7.1

    Very Good

    03 Aug 2022
    Convenient location, decent accomodations. Partenon price gouges during city events so I paid double to stay during a festival I didn't even attend. Can't cook in the kitchen, microwave only.
    USA, Male, 41+
  • 6.6

    Good

    28 Jul 2022
    Decent all around. I wasn’t going to Lollapalooza but I paid more the night I stayed because it happened to be that same weekend. No elevator. Slept well and room was dark so I could see spending longer here if I needed to stay in Chicago.
    USA, Male, 18-24
  • 5.7

    Rating

    09 Jul 2022
    Does the job.
    Wales, Male, 25-30
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Facilities

Free
  • Free City Maps
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
General
  • Air Conditioning
  • Book Exchange
  • Cable TV
  • Common Room
  • Follows Covid-19 sanitation guidance
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Microwave
  • Security Lockers
  • Utensils
Services
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Express check-in / out
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Vending Machines
Entertainment
  • Board Games
  • Wi-Fi


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