This hostel is the only hostel in downtown and walking distance to the train, Greyhound Bus, Amtrak, Michigan Avenue and the Loop. In fact, the airport shuttle train is just $3 to our block.
We listened to your reviews and just completed brand new renovations for the entire property. Enjoy modern and clean rooms and so much more!
We offer free breakfast, free Wi-Fi and Internet, free maps of Chicago, discounts to museums and attractions and more!
We’re open 24 hours, with 24hr luggage storage and no curfew.
Our huge common room has plasma TV and there’s a large kitchen as well.
The rooms are all new and we have private rooms to suit up to eight people, with special group rates available. Our bathrooms are granite. All rooms include free linen.
We’ve got discounts on bike rental!
Located just a few blocks from the Amtrak, on the bus line to the airport and our downtown location make us the perfect hostel to stay at when in Chicago.
Parthenon Guest House' is a winning choice for your lodging needs. Nestled in the shadow of the Sears Tower it is centrally located to many of Chicago's finest attractions. Just blocks from the Loop and close to restaurants, banks and shops all within walking distance. Michigan Ave/Magnificent Mile shopping, Chicago Planetarium, Art Institute of Chicago and Navy Pier are located a short distance away.
We’re close to Union Station and Greyhound Bus and one block from the CTA El train. The CTA El is a $2 fare from both O'Hare International Airport and Midway Airport. Arriving by Amtrak or Greyhound? We are only a few blocks away and an easy walk!
Parking no longer available.
There’s no age restriction and no membership fee, unlike H.I. locations.
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Hostel Facilities & Policies
- 24 hour reception
- Breakfast Included
- Cable TV
- Common Room
- Free City Maps
- Free Internet Access
- Hair Dryers
- Hot Showers
- Internet Access
- Laundry Facilities
- Linen Included
- Vending Machines
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 2 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.
We rent Towels for $2 per stay.
We offer luggage storage at our bar for those that need to check in early and room is not ready, as well as those that need to check out but have a late-departuring train or bus.
The local city tax of 16.4% is not included here and will be added to your balance, due at check in.
All guests paying their balance by credit card will be charged an additional 3% merchant fee.
We have a 48-hour cancellation policy. Late cancellations and no-shows shall be charged the equivalent of the first night's accommodation. Cancellations must be made via email.
Local Chicago residents are not permitted.
DirectionsShow MapHide Map
From O'Hare airport:
Take the CTA blue line ($2.25) and exit at the Halsted Street Station. We're one block from the station.
From Midway airport:
Take the Orange Line to the Clark/Lake stop. Go all the way downstairs to the subway and take Forest Park blue line to UIC/Halsted stop. We are one block north.
When you arrive we'll provide you with a transit map full of bus and train routes on our block!
Walk west on Jackson 3 blocks and then turn left on Halsted.
We're right on the street at 310 S. Halsted.
Walk 1 block west on Harrison Street and then take a right on S. Halsted and we are 1 block up on
310 S Halsted St
Chicago, IL 60661
We are located in Greektown, near the blue line CTA Halsted exit.
You can use the metro to access The Loop, Sears Tower, Michigan Avenue, Magnificent Mile, shopping, restaurants, pubs and bars and music.
All are accessible via the blue line.