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General Group Booking Terms

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  • 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 2 weeks prior to 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

Reservations are able to be cancelled or modified up to two weeks prior to arrival, when full charges are due. No show reservations will be charged in full and re-in-statement will be subject to availability.

Additional Terms and Conditions

Guests agree to abide by all house rules. Cannot guarantee exact placement of guests/rooms in relation to each other. For best service, please provide contact information so that our group sales manager can reach out.

Additional Info:

Please note that multiple beds booked are not guaranteed placement in the same room. To guarantee placement in the same room, guests must reserve a Private Quad or Premium Private Quad.

Groups:
Please note that any bookings exceeding 8 King/Queen Rooms, 4 Private Quads, or 10 Beds in Shared Rooms are considered group bookings and group policies will apply to these reservations.

Groups with guests younger than 18 years old must be accompanied by an adult.

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

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  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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It gets our thumbs up for consistently high guest reviews.

Property Description

Freehand Chicago is housed in a classic 1927 building in Chicago's vibrant River North neighborhood just two blocks from Michigan Avenue. Inside, we've collaborated with acclaimed design firm Roman and Williams. Expect innovative design, affordable and flexible accommodations, and a comfortable community atmosphere. For eats and drinks, we have a second edition of our celebrated Broken Shaker cocktail bar, and Café Integral for small bites and beverages.

Property Features:
24- Hour Front Desk & Security
Multilingual Staff
Complimentary WiFi In Rooms and Public Areas
Fitness Center
Broken Shaker award-winning cocktail bar
Cafe Integral
Room-service available
Tours & Activities Concierge
Guest Lounge
Guest Kitchen
Laundry facilities
Daily Housekeeping
Linens, blankets, and towels provided complimentary



Freehand Chicago's Policies & Conditions:

Cancellation policy: 24 hours before arrival unless a non-refundable discount is reserved.
Payment upon arrival by cash, credit cards, debit cards.
Taxes not included - 17.40%.
Breakfast included for guests staying in coed and female dorms ONLY
Please note that multiple bed in shared room reservations are not guaranteed placement in the same room; to guarantee all bed reservations in the same room, please book a Private Quad or Premium Private Quad.

Check in from 15:00 to 23:00 .
Check out before 12:00 .

Groups:
Please note the total reservation may not exceed 8 King/Queen Rooms, 4 Private Quads, or 10 Beds in Shared Rooms as additional policies may apply for group bookings.

General:
24 hour Reception.
No curfew. Child friendly.
We do not accept guests younger than 18 years of age. Minimum check in age is 18.
We don't have parking facilities but there's offsite self-parking for 39 USD.
Shared accommodations are limited to non-Chicago residents only.

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.0

  • Security 9.5

  • Location 9.9

  • Staff 9.2

  • Atmosphere 8.9

  • Cleanliness 9.2

  • Facilities 9.1


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    27 Nov 2018
    Excellent location, decorative, very cool bar and coffee shop. Guest rooms have newer and cool furnishings. Very nice place 👍 for the money. The 4 person guest rooms are small so plan on just sleep & shower.
    USA, Male, 41+
  • 10.0

    Superb

    18 Nov 2018
    It’s was a good choice, definitely! The place is perfectly located, breakfast included and there is a kitchen in case you prefer cooking for yourself to safe money. There is a supermarket just in 2 minutes of walk. We stayed in a room for 4 females, the room is tiny, but always clean. The very first day a wind was blowing through the window but it was fixed right away after our complain.
    USA, All Female Group, 25-30
  • 9.4

    Superb

    05 Dec 2018
    Staff absolutely amazing, helped me file a police report and were very kind to me when my purse got stolen out and about in Chicago. Rooms very stylish and cleaned daily with free towels. Bar downstairs good too. Free breakfast. Only criticism (and it's a minor one) would be the size of the kitchen in relation to the amount of guests staying - it was very difficult to find somewhere to sit and eat.
    England, Couple, 18-24
  • 8.9

    Fabulous

    01 Dec 2018
    Very expensive for a hostel. The kitchen area has a very small eating area for the size of the hostel so breakfast was really crowded. The free breakfast was just cereal and toast. There was a nice lounge upstairs but you could not eat outside food in there. Drinks were expensive. The bunk beds were gorgeous and comfortable.
    USA, Female, 18-24
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Facilities

Free
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
General
  • Air Conditioning
  • Cable TV
  • Common Room
  • Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Centre
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Key Card Access
  • Microwave
  • Reading Light
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Utensils
  • Washing Machine
  • Wheelchair Friendly
Services
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • ATM
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Express check-in / out
  • Fax Service
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Internet café
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Tours/Travel Desk
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Cafe
  • Meals Available
  • Restaurant
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Vending Machines
Entertainment
  • Board Games
  • Wi-Fi

Awards

  • 2018

    3rd, Worldwide Extra Large Hostel

  • 2017

    1st, Worldwide Extra Large Hostel

  • 2016

    1st, Worldwide Extra Large Hostel

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Policies

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

Things to Note

Freehand Chicago's Policies & Conditions:

Cancellation policy: 24hours before arrival.
Payment upon arrival by cash, credit cards, debit cards.
Taxes not included - 17.40%.
Breakfast included for guests staying in coed and female dorms ONLY

Check in from 15:00 to 23:00 .
Check out before 12:00 .

Groups:
Please note the total reservation may not exceed 8 King/Queen Rooms, 4 Private Quads, or 10 Beds in Shared Rooms as additional policies may apply for group bookings.

General:
24 hour Reception.
No curfew. Child friendly.
We do not accept customers younger than 18 years of age. Minimum check in age is 18.
We don't have parking facilities but there's offsite self-parking for 39 USD.
Shared accommodations are limited to non-Chicago residents only.


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