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Gothenburg, Sweden
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

I feelt that i had to write this review beacuse in todays market its all about service. Unfortunantly the manager havent got any service traning. I wouldnt want to give the hostel manager namned Danny zero stars if tripadvisor would have that option. But it dont. Horrible experience were we refuse to honer his staffs decision. He doesnt listen to...

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Versailles, Ohio
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The breakfast was not as good during our last stay as it was during our stay in November. Also, the kitchen had several appliances that did not work this time. The location is great and in a safe neighborhood. The staff is nice and the room was well kept.

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Bismarck, North Dakota
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Chicago Getaway Hostel is a comfy place to stay in the picturesque neighborhood of Lincoln Park! The rooms are clean and the staff is top notch! Public transportation is just down the street and easily accessible from the hostel. There are many group outing opportunities and you're sure to meet some wonderful people from all over the world. There...

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was good the room was good, front desk stuff are kind a helpful, breakfast was good, the area is good and safe and there is many different restaurants overthere, bus station is around 5 minutes walking and metro station is about 10 minutes.

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Moscow, Russia
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you seek cheap accommodation, this is one of the best choice. The reason for not 5 stars is because the security for the hostel is still had some room for improvement. There is always some food lost in the kitchen. I am here for preparing my exam and it is a good, comfy place to practice as well. Free...

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San Diego, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was visited Chicago as a student for some work and the location of this hostel was just the best in addition to it being a very affordable place to stay. Chicago Getaway hostel is clean with a spacious lobby and extremely friendly and helpful staff. There's a huge kitchen and vessels available for free fr anyone who wishes to...

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Tulsa
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place if you to save money! My urber driver had a hard time finding the address it was located on a one way street. Near food and Walgreens...the location was perfect... booked throughTravelocity.

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago

Perfect place, cheap n near to downtown,, room is bigger and lavish.. secure and polite pple and mind blowing service.. applicable for college students for affordable rent.. vintage heaters and cooler with pool table

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Hirakata, Japan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although it was cheap and reasonable, this place stands nice place and clean. I was worrying about how safe place it was, but i didn't feel weird or scared at all through my staying. I am satisfied with this stay, and when I go Chicago again, I will stay again.

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I enjoyed my stay at the Chicago Getaway Hostel. I was there for a total of two weeks on business in Chicago and they were great, inexpensive place to stay while I completed my work. The only downside was the wifi would keep kicking me off every 5 - 10 minutes and I would have to reconnect to the Internet...

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Staying in Lincoln Park

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Lincoln Park
Head to the North Side of Chicago for a stroll through one of the city’s greenest neighborhoods. Lincoln Park boasts over 1200 acres of green space complete with a free zoo open to visitors year-round. This pedestrian-friendly neighborhood is lined with parks, row homes, boutiques, taverns, and nature. Lincoln Park itself borders the lakefront area offering peaceful views of the water and the Chicago skyline. The Lincoln Park Conservatory is one of the most popular attractions in the area, with the Chicago History Museum a close second. Armitage Avenue is where you’ll find great shopping from high-end retailers and small boutiques, whereas Clark Street houses cafes and restaurants. For more highbrow entertainment, walk along Lincoln Avenue to find some of Chicago’s finer museums and theaters.
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  • Breakfast included
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Affordable Style in Chicago's Chic Lincoln Park Located in Chicago's affluent Lincoln Park, the Chicago Getaway Hostel is rewriting the house rules on hostel style. Policies once etched in stone are being cast aside in favor of fresher, friendlier approach. Membership fees are out and hotel-like amenities are in at this stately 1928 Georgian Revival landmark that, ironically, returns to its early 20th century roots as a boardinghouse for women. Today, all guests are welcome to enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, free linens, free housekeeping, a 24/7 chef-caliber kitchen and a BYOB policy. Add nightly events like pub crawls, brewery tours and barbecues and it's easy to see why Chicago Getaway is fast becoming the city's favorite spot for affordable short-term and extended-stay accommodations. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Chicago Getaway Hostel

Address: 616 W Arlington Pl, Chicago, IL 60614-2682
Region: United States > Illinois > Chicago > Lincoln Park
Price Range: $34 - $233 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Chicago Getaway Hostel 1.5*
Number of rooms: 115
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“The room 4 bed had alot of room not a bad choice for me.”
 of 5 bubbles tracyc636, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Try to take the rooms with the less persons, you'll sleep even better.”
 of 5 bubbles Sparthie, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“they have a great breakfast, get up for it!”
 of 5 bubbles bugboyblack, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“You have to turn the heating on manually, which we did not know but figured out.”
 of 5 bubbles Montrealanne, 7 Jan 2017 | Read review
“options for a television for families with younger children a way to control the heat and better sleeping options.”
 of 5 bubbles 380peggyr, 31 Dec 2016 | Read review
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