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1 room, 2 adults

HI Chicago, Chicago

1.5-star1.5 stars
24 E Ida B Wells Drive, Chicago, IL, 60605, United States of America

Hostel with restaurant, near Grant Park
  • Free continental breakfast and free WiFi
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From 20 reviews. TripAdvisor Traveler Rating.

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

WiFi
Good internet service
Location
Great location
Breakfast
Tasty breakfast
Comfort
Comfortable

HI Chicago, Chicago

from $91 CAD
  • Standard Shared Dormitory, Women only, Shared Bathroom
  • Standard Shared Dormitory, Men only, Shared Bathroom
  • Suite, 2 Bedrooms
  • Deluxe Suite, 1 Double Bed
  • Double Room
  • Premium Room
  • Deluxe Shared Dormitory, Men only
  • Deluxe Shared Dormitory, Women only
  • Deluxe Room, 1 Double Bed
  • Deluxe Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm

What’s around HI Chicago, Chicago

Landmarks

  • In The Loop
  • Grant Park - 2 min walk
  • Buckingham Fountain - 6 min walk
  • Art Institute of Chicago - 8 min walk
  • Millennium Park - 11 min walk
  • Willis Tower - 12 min walk
  • Skydeck Ledge - 12 min walk
  • Chicago Cultural Center - 12 min walk

Getting around

  • Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.) - 30 min drive
  • Chicago, IL (MDW-Midway Intl.) - 15 min drive
  • Chicago, IL (PWK-Chicago Executive) - 39 min drive
  • Chicago Van Buren Street Station - 4 min walk
  • Chicago Museum Campus-11th Street Station - 13 min walk
  • Millennium Station - 15 min walk
  • Harold Washington Library Station - 3 min walk
  • Harrison Station - 3 min walk
  • Jackson Station (Red Line) - 4 min walk

At a glance

Key facts

Size

  • 68 rooms
  • Arranged over 7 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 4:00 PM-3:00 AM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
  • Express check-out
Please note that a government issued ID is required in order to check in. For more information please contact the property in advance using the contact details on the booking confirmation.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18
  • Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 18

Travelling with others

Children

  • No cribs (infant beds)

Pets

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms

Transportation

Parking

  • Discounted offsite parking

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the hostel

Food and drink
  • Free continental breakfast daily
  • Restaurant
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Things to do
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Billiards or pool table
Working away
  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference space size (feet) - 600
  • Conference space size (meters) - 56
  • Computer station
Services
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
Facilities
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built - 1886
  • Elevator
  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Library
  • Television in common areas
Accessibility
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Assistive listening devices available
Languages Spoken
  • Arabic
  • Chinese
  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
Freshen up
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
More
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Shared accommodations

Special features

Awards and 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.

HI Chicago, Chicago’s small print

Also known as

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

Policies

There is a maximum stay policy of 14 nights within a 12 month period at this property. To request reservations longer than 14 nights please contact the property directly, using the contact details on the booking confirmation.

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.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a smoke detector and window guards on site. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

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.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check-in or check-out:

Guests who do not present a Hostelling International membership card will be charged $3 at check-in, payable to the hostel.

  • 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 this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

Recent reviews

Fabulous 8.6 From 660 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Very easy to get around!
Stayed to tour Chicago -- do all of the touristy stuff. I was able to walk everywhere from the hostel. It was close to Soldier Field which was awesome for returning after the show there.
ca2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Liked It So Much I Came Back a Month Later
So glad I discovered this treasure. Liked my first stay so much I came back a month later. Stayed in the private rooms, once a bunk room, second time a bedroom. The bunk room was a bit small but both were just great. Never had a problem with access to the bathroom or common areas. Some noise from the el but it's Chicago in the Loop, you're going to get some noise from outside. Noise from neighbors was not a problem during either stay. Laundry facilities which is a great plus. Breakfast was just fine. A short walk to the Art Institute. Great staff, helpful, friendly and responsive. Highly recommend for any age, not just for the young traveler as I am an older woman and was traveling alone.
Susan, caFamily trip
Very Good 8.0
Nice hostel!
Big hostel with lots of great common areas. 24 front desk was nice and it was very secure with 3 checkpoints where you needed to swipe your card. Room was clean and staff was helpful. Included breakfast was OK but not amazing.
Ryan, caOther trip
Very Good 8.0
Thanks Hi Chicago
It was a good experience overall!!! I like the fact only women's room. Air well conditionned good breakfast friendly personnel.
SILVIA, caOther trip
Exceptional 10.0
Happy experience for mature solo traveller
This is a perfectly located, superbly maintained, clean, comfy place to stay. I had a private room, which was very big and.,. Quiet.. so my experience was very good. Very nice breakfast in a big sunny space also included - basic, but fuels you for a good start to the day. Wifi that works and a lot of common areas to relax in. A place where people of all age groups stay.. comfy atmosphere. In the many many years I've spent travelling & staying at hostels, this ranks as one of the best.
Sarena, ca3 night trip

HI Chicago, Chicago

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