Chicago Getaway Hostel
Chicago Getaway Hostel has the friendly atmosphere of a hostel with the style, comfort and service of a boutique hotel.
Meeting other travelers is easy in our spacious, modern common areas, gourmet kitchen and outdoor patio.
Our newly renovated rooms offer a choice of dorm accommodations or private rooms - many with ensuite baths.
We're located in a youthful neighborhood near hundreds of bars and restaurants, just a short walk from Chicago's lakefront beaches and within quick and easy reach of the city's most popular attractions.
At Chicago Getaway Hostel, we encourage our guests to mingle and have a great time. We allow alcohol and host an array of weekly guest events, including our free weekend bar-b-ques, pub crawls, blues club tour and much more.
We offer discount museum passes and limited parking available for $25 per night. We don't charge any hidden membership fees.
Best of all, we really know Chicago and love helping our guests experience the city from a local's perspective. Stay with us and see why Chicago Getaway Hostel is the most popular and highest-rated hostel in Chicago!
Please note that you must be 18 years old to register at the Chicago Getaway Hostel. For persons under the age of 18, you must be accompanied by someone 21 years or older. A valid state or government I.D. is required.
This property has specific Terms & Conditions.
Taxes of 16.4% will be added to the listed room rate. Please note that we do not allow guests from the Chicago area to stay at Chicago Getaway Hostel. If the zip code on your ID starts with a 606, you cannot stay with us. Please note that there is a maximum stay in our dormitories of 14 nights.
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Hostel Facilities & Policies
- 24 hour reception
- 24 hour security
- Air Conditioning
- Airport transfers
- Bicycle hire
- Bicycle parking
- Board Games
- Book exchange
- Breakfast Included
- Cable TV
- Ceiling fan
- Common Room
- Fax Service
- Free City Maps
- Free Internet Access
- Free Wifi
- Games Room
- Hair Dryers
- Hair Dryers For Hire
- Hot Showers
- House Keeping
- Internet Access
- Key Card Access
- Laundry Facilities
- Linen Included
- Luggage Storage
- Outdoor Terrace
- Pool Table
- Postal Service
- Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
- Tours/Travel Desk
- Towels Included
- Vending Machines
- Washing Machine
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
Must-Read Hostel InfoThis property has specific Terms & Conditions.
Taxes of 16.4% will be added to the listed room rate. Please note that we do not allow guests from the Chicago area to stay at Chicago Getaway Hostel. If the zip code on your ID starts with a 60, you cannot stay with us. Please note that there is a maximum stay in our dormitories of 14 nights.
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From O'Hare Airport:
Take the Blue Line to the Jackson stop, transfer to the Red Line towards Howard, exit at Fullerton, walk east on Fullerton, turn left on Orchard, walk one block and turn right on Arlington, Chicago Getaway Hostel is on left.
From Midway Airport:
Take the Orange Line train to Roosevelt stop, transfer to the Red Line subway towards Howard, exit at the Fullerton stop, walk east on Fullerton, turn left on Orchard, walk one block and turn right on Arlington, Chicago Getaway Hostel is on left.
From Amtrak Train Station:
Take any bus East on Jackson to Dearborn, take either #22 or #36 bus North to Arlington and Clark, walk across the street to Arlington Place and walk west 1 1/4 blocks to 616 West Arlington Place.
From Greyhound Bus Station:
Walk to Halsted (west two blocks), take bus #8 to Fullerton, walk east on Fullerton, turn left on Orchard, walk one block and turn right on Arlington, hostel is on left.
Chicago Getaway Hostel is located in one of the hippest areas in Chicago. Minutes from downtown, we're also just three easy blocks to the lake front and the beaches. Walk over and play some beach volleyball or head two blocks to Lincoln Park Zoo and chill out with the polar bears.
Our Chicago hostel is the best location to enjoy annual events, like the Air and Water Show, the Chicago Marathon and much more.
Chicago Getaway Hostel is just minutes away from all of the major Chicago attractions like Millennium Park, Chicago museums, Navy Pier and for the best in shopping, the Magnificent Mile. Also a great spot to hop on a tour, like The Amazing Lakefront Bike Tour.