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HI - Chicago


Located in the center of the city, HI-Chicago is a 500-bed hostel offering guests safe, clean, quality accommodations near major attractions and public transportation.

Dorms $30+

The hostel is within walking distance of the Sears Tower, Navy Pier, Lake Michigan, the Art Institute, most major museums, and Michigan Avenue. Staff and volunteers lead hostellers in city tours and outings to blues and jazz clubs, major festivals, and other popular local activities. Hostelling International is a non-profit membership based organization, promoting peace through hostelling since 1909. Non-members pay a $3 non-membership fee per night upon check-in.

We offer:

  • 24 hour access, 365 days a year, NO CURFEW
  • 24 hour luggage storage and 24 hour security
  • Great knowledgeable staff and volunteers to assist you
  • FREE maps of Chicago, and discounts to museums and attractions
  • FREE guided tours of the city
  • Recommendations on restaurants, clubs and events
  • FREE linens, towels, pillows and blankets provided for all guests
  • International standards for comfort, cleanliness and security
  • Lockers in your room, please bring a lock with you
  • Computers with internet access in the lobby, also wi-fi in lobby, $6 per hour
  • Big self-service kitchen and self-service laundry
  • Fully wheelchair accessible
  • NO age restrictions, all ages welcome, under 18 must be accompanied by adult
Iron & ironing boards
Luggage storage
HI-Chicago is very close to Lake Michigan and within walking distance of Millennium Park, Buckingham Fountain, the Art Institute, Field Museum and Shedd Aquarium. Our neighborhood is safe, fun and easy to get to from anywhere in Chicago.

From O'Hare Airport
Blue line CTA train to LaSalle. Walk 3 blocks east to hostel.

From Midway Airport
Orange line CTA train to Library. Walk 1 block east and 1 block south to hostel.

From Greyhound
Blue line CTA train to LaSalle.

From Amtrak
Bus #126 to Michigan and Congress.

By Car
Downtown on northwest corner of Congress Parkway and Wabash.

  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Internet Access
  • Free/Cheap Airport Pickup
  • TV/Common Area
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Linen
  • Free Tea & Coffee
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry Room
  • Luggage Storage
  • Pool Table
  • Restaurant/Cafe
  • Credit Cards Accepted

Reservations & Contact Info

24 E Congress Parkway, Chicago, IL 60605
24 hours reception, Check-in 3:00pm

Tel: 312-360-0300 or 312-583-2200
Web: www.hiusa.org/chicago/
Email: Chicago@hiusa.org

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