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    Hostelling International Chicago

    24 East Congress Parkway, South Loop, Chicago, IL 60605-1226
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    • Excellent57%
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    • Average6%
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    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    I just stayed at HI Chicago for one night but it was a very pleasant stay. Very clean rooms, beds and bathrooms. Breakfast was included and had lots of choice. They also organised all kinds of activities for guests. Didn't join any because of the...More

    Thank Pechie88
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Our private room was ok, with a queensize bed and a small one above it, and the common bathroom was really ok. We thought just breakfast was rather poor. Location is ofcourse perfect and the main reason to stay here. Quiet enough.

    Thank Jurgen B
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We recently stayed here with a group of 19 high school students on the way home from a mission trip. Not only was the location ideal, but the atmosphere was welcoming, safe and fun! There was something unique about all of our group getting to...More

    Thank C3724DEpaulg
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    I have stayed at HI Chicago several times. I had a reservation booked for an upcoming trip I needed to cancel. I called the direct line to HI Chicago five times over two weeks and received voicemail on each occasion. I left two voicemails with...More

    Thank Jeff A
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    As soon as I entered this hostel... I felt at home! Amazing breakfast, clean dorms, lockers in the dorm, great common area, good wifi and great staff members. I recommend this hostel without hesitation!

    Thank Caroline C
    The Silversmith Hotel
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Breakfast included
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
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    • Price range
    • US$42 - US$164 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 300
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    • Downtown / The Loop
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    Sabrina B
    9 May 2017|
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    Response from Paul C | Property representative |
    Yes, each bedroom door has its own separate lock and key. No other occupant will have access to your sleeping room.
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    Sabrina B
    8 May 2017|
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    Response from Paul C | Property representative |
    Hi, There are 4 bedrooms in a suite that shares the bathroom. Each bathroom function is private and can be used by multiple individuals.
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    Karla R
    24 April 2017|
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    Response from Paul C | Property representative |
    Hi, Unfortunately we do not offer parking at our location, however, there are parking lots within walking distance of the hostel. The prices varies from $16 to $36 (or more) depending on how long you leave your vehicle and... More
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