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Reviews of HI Chicago, The J.Ira & Nicki Harris Family Hostel Chicago Hostel

24 East Congress Parkway, Chicago, Chicago, USA

Atmosphere 87%

Cleanliness 96%

Facilities 93%

Location 98%

Safety 97%

Staff 90%

Value 84%

What's Included

  • Breakfast
  • Linen
  • Luggage Room
  • Towel

Facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Late Check-out
  • Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • ATM
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Board Games
  • Book Exchange
  • Cafe
  • Card Phones
  • Ceiling fan
  • Common Room
  • DVDs
  • Elevator
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Games Room
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Key Card Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meeting Room
  • Pool Table
  • Reading Light
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Restaurant
  • Steam room
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels Included
  • Vending Machines
  • Washing machine
  • Wheelchair Friendly
  • Wii

Important Information

MEMBERSHIP: While purchasing a membership is recommended, it is not required: all non-members will be asked to pay a $3 non-membership fee per night upon check-in.

Please note that we do not accept group bookings for 9 or more people via Agency. All such bookings must be processed via http://www.hostelbookers.com/groupbkg/ . Group bookings for 9 or more people via agwncy will be automatically cancelled and the deposits will not be refunded.`


Please note that after you have made a booking via an agency the hostel will do a pre-authorization on your bank card.
This is not a charge, but a validity check on your card to guarantee your booking. The pre-authorization will then be removed from your card within a few days.”

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 00:00

Latest Check-out: 11:00

Policies

  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Taxes Not Included

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Chicago?

Contact us directly

Atmosphere 87%

Cleanliness 96%

Facilities 93%

Location 98%

Safety 97%

Staff 90%

Value 84%

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94% Overall Rating
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  • Value - 60%
94% Overall Rating


30 Jun 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
25-30

Liked: Greta place to stay. Good location, great rooms, great facilities. One night they had a free happy hour and one day they gave you free cookies. Great breakfast.

Disliked: Not many people join in some of the activities. Sometimes in really large hostels like this it can be hard to meet people.

Customer would recommend this property

80% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 60%
  • Cleanliness - 100%
  • Facilities - 80%
  • Location - 80%
  • Safety - 80%
  • Staff - 80%
  • Value - 80%
80% Overall Rating

Anonymous
18 Jun 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break

Age Range:
31-40

Liked: very friendly and helpful staff

Customer would recommend this property

100% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 100%
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  • Facilities - 100%
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  • Staff - 100%
  • Value - 100%
100% Overall Rating

Anonymous
06 Jun 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break, Visiting friends or family

Age Range:
18-24

Liked: Everything absolutely amazing experience

Disliked: Nothing

Customer would recommend this property

91% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 100%
  • Cleanliness - 80%
  • Facilities - 80%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 100%
  • Staff - 100%
  • Value - 80%
91% Overall Rating


05 Jun 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Business / conference, City break, Events / festivals, Partying / nightlife, Sightseeing & culture, Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Age Range:
18-24

Liked: Location, common area, breakfast, etc.

Customer would recommend this property

94% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 100%
  • Cleanliness - 100%
  • Facilities - 100%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 100%
  • Staff - 100%
  • Value - 60%
94% Overall Rating

Anonymous
21 May 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
31-40

Liked: Everything very good service

Customer would recommend this property

86% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 100%
  • Cleanliness - 100%
  • Facilities - 80%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 80%
  • Staff - 80%
  • Value - 60%
86% Overall Rating

Anonymous
29 Apr 2016

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
25-30

Liked: Very clean, good atmosphere, great location!

Disliked: It is a relatively expensive hostel but you do get value for it. The room lockers are on the small side so you really only have room for carry on luggage if you want to stow it securely.

Customer would recommend this property

100% Overall Rating
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  • Cleanliness - 100%
  • Facilities - 100%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 100%
  • Staff - 100%
  • Value - 100%
100% Overall Rating

Anonymous
23 Apr 2016

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year, City break, Events / festivals, Shopping, Sightseeing & culture, Visiting friends or family

Age Range:
18-24

Liked: Everything!

Disliked: Nothing!

Customer would recommend this property

91% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 60%
  • Cleanliness - 100%
  • Facilities - 100%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 100%
  • Staff - 100%
  • Value - 80%
91% Overall Rating

Anonymous
24 Mar 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Partying / nightlife, Sightseeing & culture, Work / volunteering

Age Range:
25-30

Liked: Great spot with good information about town

Disliked: Too big! Impersonal feel

Customer would recommend this property

94% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 80%
  • Cleanliness - 100%
  • Facilities - 100%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 100%
  • Staff - 100%
  • Value - 80%
94% Overall Rating

Anonymous
23 Feb 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break, Partying / nightlife, Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
41+

Liked: Location is great, very secure, spacious dorm rooms, good sized lockers, friendly staff.

Disliked: My bunks mattress was a bit uncomfortable (saggy). Also it's almost too big of a hostel but it could of felt that way because it was off season.

Customer would recommend this property

97% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 100%
  • Cleanliness - 100%
  • Facilities - 100%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 100%
  • Staff - 100%
  • Value - 80%
97% Overall Rating

Anonymous
01 Dec 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break, Shopping, Sightseeing & culture, Visiting friends or family

Liked: Great location, you can walk to all major attractions! Friendly staff, big rooms, comfortable beds!! Delicious breakfast included :)

Disliked: Nothing

Customer would recommend this property

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