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HI Chicago Hostel
HI Chicago Hostel
HI Chicago Hostel
HI Chicago Hostel
HI Chicago Hostel
HI Chicago Hostel
HI Chicago Hostel

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8.5

Excellent

3,907 reviews

3,907 reviews

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9.1

Exceptional

Location rating score

Exceptional location - Inside city center
Exceptional for walking
Walkable places
Harold Washington Library Center

70 m

Auditorium Building and Theater

80 m

Auditorium Theatre

80 m

Prairie Avenue Bookshop

100 m

Robert Morris College

130 m

Popular landmarks
The Art Institute of Chicago

470 m

Cloud Gate

790 m

Millennium Park

810 m

Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower

820 m

Shedd Aquarium

1.4 km

Closest landmarks
Auditorium Parking

140 m

Roosevelt University

210 m

Fine Arts Building

210 m

Old Colony Building

220 m

Lollapalooza

240 m

HI Chicago Hostel

24 East Congress Parkway, Loop, Chicago (IL), United States, 60605 - See map

Strategically situated in Loop, allowing you access and proximity to local attractions and sights. Don't leave before paying a visit to the famous Millennium Park. This 3-star property is packed with in-house facilities to improve the quality and joy of your stay.

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Highlights

150 meters to public transportation

Inside city center

470 meters to The Art Institute of Chicago

Facilities

Complimentary WIFi in all rooms

Front desk [24-hour]

Check-in/out [express]

Luggage storage

Cash withdrawal

Game room

Laundry service

Safety deposit boxes

Your dates are popular among travelersUsers are booking a place in Chicago (IL) every 1 minutes on Agoda.com
Value for money8.3
Location rating9.1
Nearest airportMidway International Airport (MDW)
Distance to airport13.6 km

Rooms available at HI Chicago Hostel

Deluxe Double Room with Shared Bathroom
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  • Room size: 20 m²/215 ft²
  • Outdoor view
  • 1 double bed
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Double Bed Room with Shared Bathroom
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  • Room size: 20 m²/215 ft²
  • Outdoor view
  • 1 double bed and 1 single b...
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Deluxe King Room with Shared Bathroom
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  • Room size: 20 m²/215 ft²
  • Outdoor view
  • 1 king bed
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One-Bedroom Suite
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  • Room size: 37 m²/398 ft²
  • Outdoor view
  • 1 double bed
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Two-Bedroom Suite
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  • Room size: 56 m²/603 ft²
  • Outdoor view
  • 2 double beds
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Bed in 4-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room
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  • Room size: 84 m²/904 ft²
  • Outdoor view
  • 1 single bed
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Bed in Premium 4-Bed Male Dormitory
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  • Room size: 84 m²/904 ft²
  • Outdoor view
  • 1 single bed
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Bed in Premium 4-Bed Female Dormitory
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  • Room size: 84 m²/904 ft²
  • Outdoor view
  • 1 single bed
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Bed in 8-Bed Male Dormitory Ensuite
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  • Room size: 23 m²/248 ft²
  • Outdoor view
  • 1 single bed
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Bed in 8-Bed Female Dormitory Ensuite
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  • Room size: 23 m²/248 ft²
  • Outdoor view
  • 1 single bed
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Frequently asked questions

What is the closest train, metro, or bus station to HI Chicago Hostel?

The closest train, metro, or bus station to HI Chicago Hostel is Harold Washington Library-State/Van Buren Metro Station, 150 m away.

What restaurants are nearby HI Chicago Hostel?

Restaurants including Cafecito, Bee Zzee and DQ Grill & Chill Restaurant are popular in HI Chicago Hostel’s neighborhood which is known as Loop.

What popular shopping places are close to HI Chicago Hostel?

Shopping options in HI Chicago Hostel’s Loop neighborhood include L. H. Selman Ltd, American Academy of Art Bill L. Parks Gallery and The Savvy Traveller.

What are popular attractions near HI Chicago Hostel?

HI Chicago Hostel’s location in the Loop neighborhood makes it close to famous attractions including Cloud Gate, Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower and Shedd Aquarium.

What popular natural sightseeing spots are close to HI Chicago Hostel?

HI Chicago Hostel’s nearby natural sights include Millennium Park located in the same Loop area.

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What people love about HI Chicago Hostel

  • 10

    Exceptional
    Staff 

    "There are free tours, kind staffs, perfect facilities."

    동원

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    May 15, 2022

  • 8.8

    Excellent
    Location

    "Good locations, well service!"

    Linshan

    |

    January 17, 2022

  • 9.6

    Exceptional
    Staff 

    "What a great location facility and some staffs the Chinese lady was very nice and professional."

    Adama

    |

    September 21, 2019

Property ranking|Compared to 273 Chicago (IL) properties
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Value for money score
8.3/10
Location score
9.1/10
Service score
8.5/10
Cleanliness score
8.4/10
Better than
93
%
of Chicago (IL) properties
Better than
93
%
of Chicago (IL) properties
Better than
93
%
of Chicago (IL) properties
Better than
93
%
of Chicago (IL) properties
Overall rating:

8.5

Excellent
3,907 reviews
Cleanliness
8.4
Facilities
8.6
Location
9.1
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More about HI Chicago Hostel

More about HI Chicago Hostel

HI Chicago Hostel

Get the most from an urban escape in Chicago (IL) when you book a room at HI Chicago Hostel. Located right in the city center, HI Chicago Hostel saves you time and travel by letting you wake up right in the heart of the best neighborhood.


Around the property

Experience all the sights and local attractions of Chicago (IL) with HI Chicago Hostel as your base. An afternoon of browsing the works at The Art Institute of Chicago located 460 m away can familiarize you with the local art scene. Don't forget to stop by Cloud Gate located 780 m away, where everyone who visits Chicago (IL) wants to have their photo taken. Experience local culture through architecture at Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower located 820 m away.


Reasons to stay here

Facilities at this hostel are rated higher than 95% of other accommodations in the city.
Find some excellent dining options here, where past guests have rated onsite or nearby dining better than 94% of the city's other accommodations.
Guests who stayed here really appreciated the room comfort, scoring it higher than 94% of accommodations in the city.

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Amenities and facilities
Excellent
Facilities

8.6

Most talked about facilities

Housekeeping

2 mentions

Breakfast

1 mention

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Arabic
  • French
  • Spanish

Accessibility

  • Wheelchair accessible

Internet access

  • Complimentary WIFi in all rooms
  • Internet services
  • Wi-Fi in public areas

Things to do, ways to relax

  • Billiards
  • Game room
  • Table tennis

Cleanliness and safety

  • Anti-viral cleaning products
  • Cashless payment service
  • Doctor/nurse on call
  • First aid kit
  • Free face masks
  • Guest rooms seal after sanitization
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Hot water linen and laundry washing
  • Physical distancing of at least 1 meter
  • Protective screens in common areas
  • Room sanitization opt-out available
  • Rooms sanitized between stays
  • Safe dining setup
  • Sanitized kitchen and tableware items
  • Shared stationery removed
  • Staff trained in safety protocol

Dining, drinking, and snacking

  • Vending machine

Services and conveniences

  • Air conditioning in public area
  • Cash withdrawal
  • Concierge
  • Disabled facilities
  • Elevator
  • Heating in public area
  • Invoice provided
  • Laundry service
  • Luggage storage
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Safety deposit boxes
  • Smoke-free property
  • Smoking area

For the kids

  • Family room

Access

  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Check-in/out [express]
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Front desk [24-hour]
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Pets allowed
  • Security [24-hour]
  • Smoke alarms

Getting around

  • Car park [nearby]
Food and dining
Restaurants on site

Cafecito

  • Cuisine: Latin American
  • Menu: Buffet
Location
24 East Congress Parkway, Loop, Chicago (IL), United States, 60605
Exceptional
Location

9.1

Airports

  • Midway International Airport (MDW)
    13.6 km
  • O'Hare International Airport (ORD)
    25.7 km

Public transportation

  • Harold Washington Library-State/Van Buren Metro Station
    150 m
  • Harrison Subway Station
    230 m

Hospital or clinic

  • Michigan Avenue Immediate/Primary Care (MAICOH)
    1.1 km

Shopping

  • Water Tower Place
    2.5 km

Convenience store

  • 7 Eleven
    140 m

Cash withdrawal

  • ATM
    20 m
What's nearby

Popular landmarks

  • The Art Institute of Chicago
    470 m
  • Cloud Gate
    790 m
  • Millennium Park
    810 m
  • Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower
    820 m
  • Shedd Aquarium
    1.4 km
  • The Magnificent Mile
    2.1 km
  • Navy Pier
    2.5 km
  • 360 Chicago Observation Deck
    2.5 km
  • Wrigley Field
    8.4 km
  • Museum of Science and Industry
    10.2 km

Nearby landmarks

  • Harold Washington Library Center
    70 m
  • Auditorium Building and Theater
    80 m
  • Auditorium Theatre
    80 m
  • Prairie Avenue Bookshop
    100 m
  • Robert Morris College
    130 m
  • Auditorium Parking
    140 m
  • Mergenthaler Lofts
    150 m
  • Harold Washington Library-State/Van Buren Metro Station
    150 m
  • L. H. Selman Ltd
    170 m
  • Afrocentric Bookstore
    190 m
Distances shown are straight-line distances on the map. Actual travel distances may vary.
Property policies
Children and extra beds

Extra beds vary by room. Please check each room's capacity for details.

All children are welcome.

Infant 0-2 year(s)
Stay for free if using existing bedding.
Baby cot/crib may be requested directly from the property.
Children 3-12 year(s)
Stay for free if using existing bedding.
If you need an extra bed, it will incur an additional charge.
Guests 13 years and older are considered as adults
Must use an extra bed which will incur an additional charge.
Others
  • When booking 6 or more rooms, special policies may apply.
Property announcements

This property is part of Hosteling International. Hosteling International is a member-based organization. Guests must present a membership card at check-in or pay a membership fee of USD 4 per night.

Reviews of HI Chicago Hostel from real guests

Provided by verified guests of Agoda
8.5
/
10
Excellent
Cleanliness8.4
Facilities8.6
Location9.1
Service8.5
Value for money8.3
High score for Chicago (IL)
Rating
9+ Exceptional (12)
8-9 Excellent (5)
7-8 Very Good (1)
6-7 Good (1)
<6 Below Expectation (3)
Time of the year
Mar - May (3)
Jun - Aug (7)
Sep - Nov (9)
Dec - Feb (3)
All guests (60)
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8.8
Excellent
Thanannat from Thailand
Solo traveler
Bed in 8-Bed Female Dormitory Ensuite
Stayed 2 nights in June 2019

Value for your money”

The hostel is good and very secure. The hostel is very close to CVS store. And the it also isn't far from subway. The room is good and clean.

Reviewed June 15, 2019

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Responded June 18, 2019
HI Chicago Hostel
8.8
Excellent
Thanannat from Thailand
Solo traveler
Bed in Premium 4-Bed Female Dormitory
Stayed 2 nights in June 2019

Valuable for money”

The hostel is good and very secure. The hostel is very close to CVS store. And the it also isn't far from subway. The room is good and clean.

Reviewed June 15, 2019

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Responded June 18, 2019
HI Chicago Hostel
9.2
Exceptional
Bruno from Brazil
Group
Double Bed Room with Shared Bathroom
Stayed 2 nights in March 2020

Great location but a bit pricey for us”

Great location, excellent room size, good breakfast, but a bit pricey for us.

Reviewed March 17, 2020

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Responded March 31, 2020
HI Chicago Hostel
10.0
Exceptional
Ajay from India
Business traveler
Bed in 8-Bed Male Dormitory Ensuite
Stayed 1 night in May 2019

No. 1 - Excellent all the way comparing to all others in this range”

Excellent all the way comparing to others in this range. Breakfast was 5 star, Location was 5 star, Cleanliness was 5 star, Facilities was 5 star, all these at very cheap rates. Will definitely come again

Reviewed May 06, 2019

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We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your hostel experience! Thank you for taking the time to highlight some of the parts of our hostel that made your visit so memorable. Our staff is happy to hear that you would return to stay with us again. Please be sure to visit more of our hostels around the world to get further insight into how the world travels. Thanks for taking the time to share your kind words!

Responded May 16, 2019
HI Chicago Hostel
9.2
Exceptional
FUSAYO from United States
Solo traveler
Bed in 10-Bed Female Dormitory Room
Stayed 1 night in July 2019

Great location and gooy service ”

Clean and good service and location. But a staff at the reception was not so good to me unfortunately. But overall this place is very convenient for me. I will stay again.

Reviewed July 25, 2019

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Thank you for your stay at HI Chicago and for sharing your wonderful experience online. We are delighted to read that you loved our hostel which was perfect for your needs. Thank you for being our guest. It was our pleasure hosting you and we hope to welcome you back with us soon.

Responded July 26, 2019
HI Chicago Hostel
9.6
Exceptional
Adama from United States
Solo traveler
Bed in 10-Bed Female Dormitory Room
Stayed 2 nights in September 2019

Solo ”

What a great location facility and some staffs the Chinese lady was very nice and professional.

Reviewed September 21, 2019

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Thank you for your stay at HI Chicago and for sharing your wonderful experience online. We are delighted to read that you loved our hostel which was perfect for your needs. Thank you for being our guest. It was our pleasure hosting you and we hope to welcome you back with us soon.

Responded September 24, 2019
HI Chicago Hostel
6.0
Hua from United States
Solo traveler
Double Bed Room with Shared Bathroom
Stayed 1 night in September 2019

Take half an hour to one hour standing in line to check in”

Front desk staff prioritize answering phone calls over customers waiting there, takes forever to check in, not recommended at all

Reviewed September 13, 2019

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Thank you for your stay at HI Chicago and for sharing your wonderful experience online. We are delighted to read that you loved our hostel which was perfect for your needs. Thank you for being our guest. It was our pleasure hosting you and we hope to welcome you back with us soon.

Responded September 17, 2019
HI Chicago Hostel
6.8
Good
Thomas from United States
Solo traveler
Double Bed Room with Shared Bathroom
Stayed 3 nights in June 2022

Location is good except it's next to the train line so it's very noisy”

Location is good except it's next to the train line so it's very noisy. Train comes every 5 minutes so if you'd looking for a quiet area, this isn't for you. Everything else was fine.

Reviewed June 12, 2022

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10.0
Exceptional
동원 from United States
Solo traveler
Bed in 10-Bed Male Dormitory Room
Stayed 5 nights in April 2022

Perfect hostel I've ever seen.”

If you are planning to visit Chicago, just stay here. There are free tours, kind staffs, perfect facilities.

Reviewed May 16, 2022

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8.8
Excellent
Linshan from United States
Solo traveler
Deluxe Double Room with Shared Bathroom
Stayed 1 night in January 2022

Excellent”

Good locations, well service!

Reviewed January 17, 2022

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10.0
Exceptional
balin from United States
Solo traveler
Bed in 8-Bed Female Dormitory Ensuite
Stayed 14 nights in December 2021

Staff are really nice”

They have a really good service mind 🥰

Reviewed January 16, 2022

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2.0
mikey from United States
Solo traveler
Bed in 4-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room
Stayed 1 night in September 2021

Acceptable”

Wasn't able to stay because I was a Illinois resident , but they didn't refund me

Reviewed October 27, 2021

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8.8
Excellent
Ali from Afghanistan
Solo traveler
Bed in 8-Bed Male Dormitory Ensuite
Stayed 1 night in September 2021

Excellent”

I will go here next time.

Reviewed September 28, 2021

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9.6
Exceptional
Pauline from France
Solo traveler
Double Bed Room with Shared Bathroom
Stayed 3 nights in July 2019

Bonne adresse à Chicago ”

Hôtel situé en plein centre, propre. Quelques activités sont organisées et des réductions sont disponibles sur certaines visites. Je recommande.

Reviewed July 26, 2019

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Thank you for your stay at HI Chicago and for sharing your wonderful experience online. We are delighted to read that you loved our hostel which was perfect for your needs. Thank you for being our guest. It was our pleasure hosting you and we hope to welcome you back with us soon.

Responded August 09, 2019
HI Chicago Hostel
8.4
Excellent
Sabrina from Germany
Solo traveler
Deluxe Double Room with Shared Bathroom
Stayed 1 night in November 2021

Zentrale Lage ”

Super Lage direkt in Downtown Chicago. Ich habe in einem Einzelzimmer übernachtet das verhältnismäßig teuer war, aber alles hatte was man braucht und sauber war. Für einen kurzen Aufenthalt mit Sicherheit in Ordnung.

Reviewed December 08, 2021

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10.0
Exceptional
Ran from China
Solo traveler
Bed in 10-Bed Female Dormitory Room
Stayed 3 nights in February 2020

Exceptional”

位置好,早餐丰富,公共区域设施完备,店内活动也很多。

Reviewed March 23, 2020

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Responded March 31, 2020
HI Chicago Hostel
5.6
Ahhyun
Solo traveler
Bed in 10-Bed Female Dormitory Room
Stayed 3 nights in July 2019

Above average”

침떄 씨트를 쏐팅을 안햬쭈꼬 쳬크인 씨켰어요 카운터예 말헀떠니 쩌뽀꼬 찎접 침대 셋팅하라고 씨켰어요

Reviewed November 09, 2019

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Thank you for your feedback of HI Chicago. We are dedicated to providing our guests with an exceptional experience. We look forward to having you back the next time you are in Chicago.

Responded November 19, 2019
HI Chicago Hostel
10.0
Exceptional
Jiin from South Korea
Solo traveler
Bed in 8-Bed Female Dormitory Ensuite
Stayed 2 nights in October 2019

진짜 좋아요!”

위치도 좋고 조식도 좋아요

Reviewed October 10, 2019

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Thank you for your feedback of HI Chicago. We are dedicated to providing our guests with an exceptional experience. We look forward to having you back the next time you are in Chicago.

Responded October 12, 2019
HI Chicago Hostel
9.6
Exceptional
doun from South Korea
Solo traveler
Double Bed Room with Shared Bathroom
Stayed 4 nights in October 2019

위치도 좋고 좋아요”

위치도 좋고 지하철도 가깝고 무료 조식도 좋아요 근데 방이 너무춥고 방음이 안되요

Reviewed October 08, 2019

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Thanks for your review!

Responded October 09, 2019
HI Chicago Hostel
9.6
Exceptional
Ju from South Korea
Solo traveler
Bed in Premium 4-Bed Male Dormitory
Stayed 4 nights in September 2019

시카고에서 짱”

위치가 정말 좋아요. 시설도 깔끔하고요.!!

Reviewed October 05, 2019

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Responded October 08, 2019
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