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Chicago Getaway Hostel

3,280 reviews
+1 773-929-5380

Top Amenities

Free Wifi
Free Breakfast
Airport Shuttle
Bar or Lounge

Adventure Meets Affordability at the Chicago Getaway Hostel

What Do the Rooms Include?

The Chicago Getaway Hostel has both private and shared rooms to fit the needs of budget travelers or backpackers in the greater Chicago area. All rooms are very clean and include complimentary wireless Internet, lockers and luggage storage, and free linens. Private rooms come in a variety of options that include shared bathroom, private half-bathrooms, and private full-bathrooms. Dorm rooms range from four to twelve beds a room, and guests can choose based on availability. 

What Amenities Are Available?

Chicago Getaway Hostel offers a variety of amenities to guests, either complimentary or with a small fee. The hostel provides ironing boards, on-site laundry services, secured key card access, and a guest kitchen open 24 hours. The building has elevators, and outdoor patio, minifridges, computer stations, and free breakfast. Guests can also enjoy weekly social events put on by the hostel, and convenient access to the best public transportation the city can offer.

What Are the Rates Like?

Among Chicago hotels, rates at the Chicago Getaway Hostel are very affordable, starting at only $30 per night. Dorm styled rooms are cheaper than private rooms, and all prices fluctuate with the season. The hostel also offers different rates for extended stays, which visitors can get from the hostel staff. 

What's the Bottom Line?

The Chicago Getaway Hostel has both great rooms and great service for any budget conscious traveler, backpacker, or student visiting the city. There are several styles of rooms that offer a different range of privacy at different prices, but all at an affordable price. Guests can enjoy all the amenities of a hotel, either at no cost or at a small nominal fee.

The hostel has a created a fabulous environment for guests to meet one another, explore the city, and be adventurous and independent during their travels. 


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Lincoln Park
616 W Arlington Pl
Chicago, IL 60614
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User Highlights
Overall Guest Score
"Neighborhood exceptional" "Nights pub crawl was outstanding"
Near to public transport, according to 89%.
99% liked the proximity to shopping.
"Staff were friendly and knowledgable" "Attentive breakfast staff"
97% found the staff to be very friendly.
85% said the reception staff was great.
Value for money
"Fantastic prices" "Amazing price"
97% were happy with the price of the breakfast.
85% were happy with the price.
"Great breakfest" "Great for breakfast"
97% were happy with the price of the breakfast.
"Patio area that is nice and relatively private" "Entire place is awesome"
77% thought the building was wonderful.
79% enjoyed the lobby entrance.
"A/C doesn't work" "Noisy air conditioner"
52% complained about the bathroom.
Only 66% said rooms were clean enough.
"Internet doesn't work" "Terrible wi-fi"
64% said the wifi quality was bad.

Good to know...

Wifi quality could be improved
Close to public transport
Very quiet
Bathroom could be optimized
Expert Reviews
Rough Guide
Easy-going hostel close to loads of good bars and Wrigley Field, with segregated dorms ($25–31) and private rooms (1–3) with and without en-suite facilities. Open 24hr.
Time Out
Guests are greeted with an American, Illinois and Chicago flag, welcoming travelers to the windy city.
Not For Tourists
Dorm It!