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Top Rated Hostels in Chicago, USA

Freehand Chicago 97%

1. Freehand Chicago

Hostel
19 E Ohio Street

Atmosphere 100%

Cleanliness 100%

Facilities 94%

Location 100%

Safety 94%

Staff 97%

Value 89%

8 out of 8 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Freehand Chicago

09 May 2016 100%
Travel Type: Alone
Trip Type: Work / volunteering
Age Range: 31-40

EVERYTHING

would recommend this property

17 Nov 2015 94%
Travel Type: Alone
Trip Type: Business / conference

Very nice location and atmosphere

would recommend this property

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Urban Holiday Lofts 94%

2. Urban Holiday Lofts

Hostel
2014 W Wabansia Ave

Atmosphere 92%

Cleanliness 94%

Facilities 90%

Location 94%

Safety 97%

Staff 92%

Value 93%

144 out of 158 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Urban Holiday Lofts

20 Nov 2015 100%
Travel Type: With friends / other travellers
Trip Type: Sightseeing & culture

Very clean, very polite staff

would recommend this property

09 Aug 2015 91%
Travel Type: With my spouse / partner
Trip Type: City break Family Holiday Romantic getaway Sightseeing & culture

Well located hostel, clean and quiet.

would recommend this property

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IHSP Chicago Hostel at Damen CTA 93%

3. IHSP Chicago Hostel at Damen CTA

Hostel
1616 N. Damen Ave, CTA Blue Line

Atmosphere 95%

Cleanliness 89%

Facilities 89%

Location 95%

Safety 93%

Staff 95%

Value 91%

241 out of 258 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend IHSP Chicago Hostel at Damen CTA

04 Jan 2016 74%
Travel Type: Alone

Very friendly staff

would recommend this property

10 Dec 2015 100%
Travel Type: Alone
Trip Type: Backpacking / gap year Partying / nightlife Sightseeing & culture Visiting friends or family

I've stayed in a lot of hostels and this is one of my favourites! It's got a social atmosphere and friendly staff. The rooftop terrace was great, and the kitchen and common room area were very comfortable with plenty of couch space. There were also quiet areas to sit throughout the hostel. It's in a great area with plenty of bars etc around.

would recommend this property

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HI Chicago, The J.Ira & Nicki Harris Family Hostel 92%

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

Hostel
24 East Congress Parkway, Chicago

Atmosphere 85%

Cleanliness 97%

Facilities 92%

Location 98%

Safety 95%

Staff 90%

Value 84%

280 out of 291 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend HI Chicago, The J.Ira & Nicki Harris Family Hostel

21 May 2016 94%
Travel Type: Alone
Trip Type: Backpacking / gap year
Age Range: 31-40

Everything very good service

would recommend this property

29 Apr 2016 86%
Travel Type: With friends / other travellers
Trip Type: Sightseeing & culture
Age Range: 25-30

Very clean, good atmosphere, great location!

would recommend this property

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Chicago Getaway Hostel 91%

5. Chicago Getaway Hostel

Hostel
616 West Arlington Place, Chicago

Atmosphere 87%

Cleanliness 90%

Facilities 92%

Location 91%

Safety 98%

Staff 95%

Value 87%

291 out of 302 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Chicago Getaway Hostel

11 May 2016 77%
Travel Type: Alone
Trip Type: Business / conference
Age Range: 41+

Common areas are nice, Internet a little,slow,but understandable

22 Apr 2016 100%
Travel Type: Alone
Trip Type: Relaxation / spa
Age Range: 25-30

Near the subway so location is great!

would recommend this property

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Holiday Jones 91%

6. Holiday Jones

Hostel
1659 W. Division St.

Atmosphere 88%

Cleanliness 94%

Facilities 89%

Location 90%

Safety 94%

Staff 94%

Value 90%

43 out of 46 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Holiday Jones

05 Jan 2016 89%
Travel Type: Alone

very clean and new building, staff is friendly and helpful, rooms are clean and beds fairly comfortable, additional towels and blankets are provided if asked, breakfast is decent and included (not big but good enough for a hostel), located in interesting area with plenty of restaurants, bars and a huge supermarket nearby

would recommend this property

23 Dec 2015 89%
Travel Type: With my spouse / partner
Trip Type: Backpacking / gap year Partying / nightlife Shopping Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Hostel was very clean and in a great location. Free breakfast and wifi included in the price.

would recommend this property

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Wrigley Hostel 88%

7. Wrigley Hostel

Hostel
3514 N Sheffield Ave

Atmosphere 90%

Cleanliness 85%

Facilities 86%

Location 90%

Safety 90%

Staff 95%

Value 83%

62 out of 65 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Wrigley Hostel

10 Sep 2015 60%
Travel Type: Alone
Trip Type: City break Sightseeing & culture

Social prior to 12am. Very close to convenience store, Wrigley, dive bars, train.

would recommend this property

03 Sep 2015 80%
Travel Type: Alone
Trip Type: Events / festivals Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

If you are wanting somewhere to stay for Cubs baseball, then this is absolutely perfect.It's also not bad if you want to go downtown, with the Red Line 'El' a 2mins walk away (15-20mins to get into downtown), and plenty of busses to get to many other locations.

would recommend this property

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Red Roof Inn Chicago 84%

8. Red Roof Inn Chicago

Hotel
162 East Ontario St

Atmosphere 80%

Cleanliness 80%

Facilities 72%

Location 92%

Safety 88%

Staff 96%

Value 88%

5 out of 5 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Red Roof Inn Chicago

06 Oct 2014 94%
Travel Type: Alone
Trip Type: Sightseeing & culture

Doormen who take bags from your taxi and flag a cab for you at this price! All the staff were cheerful and friendly and it was a pleasant place for an overnight stay. The Italian restaurant next door was a good evening choice and there are breakfast places a-plenty. A short walk to the Navy Pier and the shopping centre.I'm looking forward to staying there again next week.

would recommend this property

19 Sep 2013 100%

Good place,good service

would recommend this property

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Parthenon Hostel 83%

9. Parthenon Hostel

Hostel
310 S. Halsted Street, GreyHound Amtrak Stations

Atmosphere 75%

Cleanliness 84%

Facilities 77%

Location 89%

Safety 88%

Staff 91%

Value 80%

156 out of 173 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Parthenon Hostel

26 Dec 2015 74%
Travel Type: With my spouse / partner
Trip Type: Backpacking / gap year Romantic getaway Sightseeing & culture

The location and the helpfulness of the staff

would recommend this property

28 Nov 2015 57%
Travel Type: With friends / other travellers
Trip Type: Partying / nightlife Sightseeing & culture Visiting friends or family

The woman on the front desk was nice.

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AWA Chicago City Center Hotel 80%

10. AWA Chicago City Center Hotel

Hotel
600 North LaSalle Street, IL 60654

Atmosphere 73%

Cleanliness 82%

Facilities 67%

Location 96%

Safety 73%

Staff 78%

Value 87%

8 out of 11 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend AWA Chicago City Center Hotel

02 Dec 2013 83%
Travel Type: With friends / other travellers
Trip Type: Sightseeing & culture

Location

would recommend this property

06 Oct 2012 71%
Travel Type: With friends / other travellers
Trip Type: City break

The location is fantastic, you can walk all over the city. The corner restaurant serves great breakfasts for reasonable prices. They are also open for lunch.

would recommend this property

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