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Desk, free WiFi
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Desk, free WiFi
In-Room Business Center

Guest reviews

3.8/5 Good
999 reviews
Guests rated this property 3.7/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Free WiFi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Business Services
Parking Available
Laundry

Cleaning and safety practices

Cleaned with disinfectant
Contactless check-in
24-hour vacancy between guest room stays

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Explore the area

Popular LocationLincoln Park Zoo19 min walk
Popular LocationJohn Hancock Center8 min drive
Popular LocationWrigley Field10 min drive
AirportChicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.)27 min drive

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  • Shared Dormitory

    4/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 129 sq ft
    • Sleeps 1
    • 8 Twin Bunk Beds
    More detailsShared Dormitory
  • Premium Crash Pads: Premium Private Room, En Suite Bath

    3.8/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 300 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 Double Bed and 1 Twin Bunk Bed
    More detailsPremium Crash Pads: Premium Private Room, En Suite Bath
  • Posh Pads: Private Room, En Suite Bath

    4.2/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 398 sq ft
    • Sleeps 8
    • 2 Twin Bunk Beds, 1 Queen Bed and 1 Double Sofa Bed
    More detailsPosh Pads: Private Room, En Suite Bath
  • Crash Pads: Private Room, Shared Bath

    4/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 175 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 Double Bunk Bed
    More detailsCrash Pads: Private Room, Shared Bath
  • 4 Mixed Dorm Bed

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 1
    • 2 Twin Bunk Beds
    More details4 Mixed Dorm Bed
  • Premium Shared Dormitory, 1 Twin Bed

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Twin Bed
    More detailsPremium Shared Dormitory, 1 Twin Bed

About this area

Chicago

Located in Chicago's Lincoln Park neighborhood, Chicago Getaway Hostel is in the entertainment district and near the beach. John Hancock Center and Chicago Riverwalk are notable landmarks, and some of the area's popular attractions include Lincoln Park Zoo and Navy Pier. Check out an event or a game at Wrigley Field, and consider making time for Skydeck Ledge, a top attraction not to be missed. Discover the area's water adventures with kayaking, sailing, and boat tours nearby, or enjoy the great outdoors with hiking/biking trails. Our guests appreciate the hostel's convenience to public transportation: Fullerton Station is 10 minutes by foot.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Lincoln Park Zoo - 19 min walk
  • House of Blues Chicago - 5 min drive
  • Water Tower Place - 8 min drive
  • John Hancock Center - 8 min drive
  • Wrigley Field - 10 min drive

Getting around

  • Chicago Clybourn Station - 3 min drive
  • Fullerton Station - 10 min walk
  • O'Hare Intl. Airport (ORD) - 27 min drive

Restaurants

  • Galway Arms - 4 min walk
  • Basil Leaf - 4 min walk
  • Cafe Vienna - 4 min walk
  • Sultan's Market - 4 min walk
  • Bourgeois Pig Cafe - 5 min walk
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About this property

Chicago Getaway Hostel

Georgian Chicago hostel in Lincoln Park, walk to Lincoln Hall
This hostel features self parking, coffee/tea in a common area, and a business center. Free on-the-go breakfast and free WiFi in public areas are also provided. Additionally, concierge services, laundry facilities, and a 24-hour front desk are onsite. Rooms offer free WiFi and desks.
Chicago Getaway Hostel offers 119 accommodations with air conditioning. This Chicago hostel provides complimentary wireless Internet access.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry sanitization guidelines of SafeStay (AHLA - USA) and Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Self parking: USD 30 per night

Food and drink

  • Free on-the-go breakfast available daily 7:00 AM–9:30 AM
  • Coffee/tea in common area(s)

Things to do

  • Bicycle rentals
  • Billiards/pool table

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities

Conveniences

  • ATM/banking services
  • Elevator

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • Dutch
  • English
  • Romanian
  • Spanish

Business services

  • Business center
  • Computer station

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Garden
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace

More

  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Heating

More

  • Desk

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3:00 PM - midnight
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
This property's policy is to accept bookings only from non-local guests. Guests whose residence is within a Chicago zip code will not be allowed to check in.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 25 per day
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

    A damage deposit of USD 50 will be collected before check-in.

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Self parking fee: USD 30 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Refrigerator fee: USD 10 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 25 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
Only bookings from non-local guests are accepted; guests whose residence is within 100 mi (160 km) of the property will not be allowed to check in
Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit
This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place
Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer
Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available
Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings
The property affirms that it adheres to the SafeStay (AHLA - USA) sanitization guidelines and the Safe Travels (WTTC - Global) sanitization guidelines
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
Some facilities may have restricted access; guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Alcohol is not served at this property

Property is also known as

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Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Chicago Getaway Hostel and receive a full refund?
Yes, Chicago Getaway Hostel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Chicago Getaway Hostel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is Chicago Getaway Hostel pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at this property?
Self parking is available for USD 30 per night.
What time is check-in at this hostel?
Check-in is from 3:00 PM–midnight. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at this hostel?
Check-out is at 11 AM.
Where is this property located?
Located in Lincoln Park, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Lincoln Hall and DePaul University-Lincoln Park. Lincoln Park Zoo and Park West are also within 1 mi (2 km). Fullerton Station is 10 minutes by foot and Diversy Station is 16 minutes.

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for Chicago Getaway Hostel

3.8
5 - Excellent
321
4 - Good
397
3 - Okay
156
2 - Mediocre
57
1 - Poor
68
3.7
Cleanliness
4.1
Service and Staff
3.7
Amenities
3.7
Property condition

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Check in at any time. Clean and well furnished place with friendly staff. Breakfast was a bit lacking but I can't really complain because the stay was so good for the price.

Stayed 1 night in Jul 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities

Clean property, friendly staff and proper covid precautions

Stayed 1 night in Jul 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

This property was fun to stay at and would be even funner during a normal, non-COVID 19 time. Staff was friendly and it was in a great location!

Stayed 2 nights in May 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities

Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

1/5

  • Disliked: Staff & service, room comfort
Dont stay here.

Do not stay here they dont care about the customer they are rude disrespectful. I stayed here wanted to extend my stay longer they tell me i need to pay more for a private room as i cant stay over 21 days in a shared hostel which in hotels.com they dont list that in their policy. So i say that the manager rips up the papper cancel my agree reservation puts me out accuses me of being a undesrible guest liers. I had noware to go that day. I would not recomend you stay here. Managment are not good nor are the staff.

Stayed 8 nights in Mar 2020