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The Best Hostels for Sightseeing In Chicago

If you want to stay close to major Chicago sites like the Sears Tower, Grant Park, the Magnificent Mile and downtown, then these are the budget accommodation options for you!

1. Chicago Parthenon Hostel

If you want to be within walking distance of major attractions such as Millennium Park, Grant Park, the Art Institute, and the Willis (Sears) Tower then Chicago Parthenon Hostel is the place for you!  The hostel also offers free Wi-Fi and free breakfast. Just pick up your free brochure and map at the 24-hour front desk, and you’re on your way!

2. HI-Chicago

Right in the centre of Chicago lies this fun and friendly hostel with single sex dorms, free breakfast and free Wi-Fi access. But the biggest perk is HI-Chicago’s ideal location with great sights like Lake Michigan, ‘Magnificent Mile’ (Michigan Avenue), Shedd Aquarium, Grant Park (Art Institute of Chicago and Buckingham Fountain) and Millennium Park right on your door step . And with the free walking tours on offer, you’ll have no excuse to not see them all!

3. Oak 112

Oak 112 is a boutique guesthouse located in the heart of downtown Chicago and just a short walk from the Museum of Contemporary Art and the famous shopping in the Water Tower. With a choice of shared dorm rooms and private rooms available, this hostel will also pick you up from the airport - how convenient!

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