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Chicago hostel in The Loop

Popular property highlights

Breakfast included
Free WiFi
Restaurant
24-hour business center
Laundry facilities

Location

Located in The Loop, this eco-friendly hostel is steps from Roosevelt University and State Street. Grant Park and Columbia College Chicago are also within 5 minutes. Harold Washington Library Station and Harrison Station are within a 5-minute walk.

Property Features

A restaurant, a coffee shop/café, and a 24-hour business center are available at this smoke-free hostel. Free continental breakfast and free WiFi in public areas are also provided. Additionally, coffee/tea in a common area, a business center, and concierge services are onsite.

Room Amenities

All rooms are shared and offer free WiFi and hair dryers. Safes, showers, and free toiletries are among the other amenities that guests will find.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Hotel Policies

Payment types

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Club Card: USD 4 per person, per night
  • Child's Club Card: USD 0 per night, (up to 17 years old)

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM

Check-in time ends at 3:00 AM

Minimum check-in age is: 18

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed. No onsite parking is available. Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 18 years old. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. Only bookings from non-local guests are accepted. Guests whose residence is within 45 mi (72 km) of the property will not be allowed to check in. Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed. Safety features at this property include a smoke detector and window guards. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. No onsite parking is available. Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 18 years old. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. Only bookings from non-local guests are accepted. Guests whose residence is within 45 mi (72 km) of the property will not be allowed to check in. Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed. For guests' safety, the property includes a smoke detector and window guards in each accommodation.

Only service animals are allowed

Noise-free rooms not guaranteed

Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available

Debit cards

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Hotel Names

  • Hostelling International Chicago Chicago Hostel
  • Hostelling International Chicago Summer Hotel Chicago
  • Hostelling International Chicago Hostel
  • Hostelling International Chicago
  • Hostel HI Chicago
  • HI Chicago Chicago
  • HI Chicago Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
  • HI Chicago Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Chicago

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Globe, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

  • Green Globe

Hotel Amenities

Renovations + Closures

This property is closed from 29 March 2020 to 30 April 2020 (dates subject to change).

Property Features

Dining options at the hostel include a restaurant and a coffee shop/café. Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast each morning. A computer station is located on site and wireless Internet access is complimentary. A 24-hour business center is on site. 2 meeting rooms are available. This eco-friendly hostel also offers a library, tour/ticket assistance, and multilingual staff.

HI Chicago is a smoke-free property.

  • Library
  • Coffee/tea in common areas
  • Elevator
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Free breakfast
  • Billiards or pool table
  • Express check-out
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Restaurant 1
  • Year Built - 1886
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Free WiFi
  • Computer station
  • Smoke-free property
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Number of meeting rooms - 2
  • Luggage storage
  • Lot Hours - 24 hours
  • ATM/banking
  • 24-hour business center
  • Concierge services
  • Street parking
  • Laundry facilities
  • Total number of rooms - 68
  • Television in common areas
  • Number of floors - 7
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Multilingual staff

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities

Room Amenities

HI Chicago offers 68 shared accommodations, which are air-conditioned, accessible via exterior corridors, and feature safes and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include showers and complimentary toiletries.

  • Air conditioning
  • Free WiFi
  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Shared accommodations
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Eco-friendly cleaning products provided
  • In-room safe
  • Number of bedrooms - 1
  • LED light bulbs
  • Recycling
  • Heating
  • Shower only

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Food & Drink

A complimentary English breakfast is served each morning between 7 AM and 10 AM.

HI Chicago has a restaurant on site.

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.

  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Braille or raised signage

Nearby Activities

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby

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