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5.0 out of 5

"It was central ,good kreafast,my single room was excellent,I stay again, " More

By a verified traveller on Thu 28 Jun 2018

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Hotel Description

HI Chicago places you in the center of Chicago, steps from State Street and within a short 5-minute stroll of Grant Park. Highlights at this hostel include a restaurant and in-room free WiFi.

You can enjoy safes and hair dryers, featured in all 68 rooms.

The café, Cafecito, is open for breakfast and lunch. Other amenities include free WiFi in public areas, a 24-hour business center, and a coffee shop/café.

Attractions within a 10-minute walk of this The Loop hostel include Columbia College Chicago and Art Institute of Chicago.

Deluxe Room, 1 Double Bed

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$219* Per night/room 23 May - 24 May

Suite, 2 Bedrooms

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Deluxe Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Standard Shared Dormitory, Men only, Shared Bathroom

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Deluxe Suite, 1 Double Bed

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Quadruple Room

Bed Count room.options.bedSize.BunkBed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

HI Chicago ratings based on 1 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
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Service & staff 5.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 5.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for HI Chicago

Everyone (1)
5 out of 5
It was central ,good kreafast,my single room was excellent,I stay again,

Posted by on 28 Jun. 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

2 Jul. 2018 by Paul C

Thanks for the feedback and looking forward to hosting you again.

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site, as well as a coffee shop/café. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. You'll find a 24-hour business center on site. There are 2 meeting rooms available. A library, tour/ticket assistance, and multilingual staff are also featured at the eco-friendly HI Chicago. This Chicago hostel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 68 guestrooms or units
  • 7 levels
  • Built in 1886
  • Dining venue
  • Coffee shop
  • Business center (24 hours)
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Pool or billiards table
  • Library
  • Television in lobby
  • ATM
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site
  • Lockers available

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Transport

  • Airport: Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) (31.2 km / 19.4 mi)
  • Train station: Chicago Van Buren Street Station (0.4 km / 0.3 mi)
  • Metro station: Harold Washington Library Station (0.3 km / 0.2 mi)

Room Amenities

HI Chicago offers 68 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include showers and complimentary toiletries.

  • Separate bedroom
  • Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Air conditioning
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Wheelchair accessible

Food & Drink

Cafecito - This café serves breakfast and lunch.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at 3:00 AM

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

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

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

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

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

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 may be 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. This property accepts credit cards and debit cards. Cash is not accepted. 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 carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; guestroom doors are sealed after cleaning; the property is cleaned and disinfected with electrostatic spray. Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; masks are required in public areas. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available. Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings. This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global) and SafeStay (AHLA - USA).

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • Noise-free rooms not guaranteed
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Debit cards
  • Staffed front desk
  • Security system
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available for guests
  • Masks are available for guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are not available
  • gap period enforced between guest stays 24 hours
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property follows sanitisation practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)
  • Property follows sanitisation practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)
  • Guest accommodation is sealed after cleaning
  • Electrostatic spray is used for disinfection
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Masks are compulsory at the property
  • Contactless food service / room service is not available
  • Mobile key entry is not available

Fees

Guests will 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've listed all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

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

You should know

  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.

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.

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