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Featured Hostels in Illinois

Chicago Getaway Hostel
2 out of 5
616 W Arlington Pl, Chicago, IL
per night
Apr 12 - Apr 13

Located in Lincoln Park, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Lincoln Hall and DePaul University-Lincoln Park. Lincoln Park Zoo and Briar Street Theatre ...

4/5Very Good! (1,879 reviews)

"Had a great stay here. Awesome travelers, excellent staff. Would definitely stay there again."…"

Reviewed on Mar 25, 2020

Chicago Getaway Hostel
HI Chicago
1.5 out of 5
24 E Ida B Wells Drive, Chicago, IL
per night
May 3 - May 4

Located in The Loop, this eco-friendly hostel is steps from Roosevelt University and State Street. Grant Park and Columbia College Chicago are also within 5 ...

4.3/5Excellent! (1,618 reviews)

"I liked everything about it. The 2nd floor with all the activities"…"

Reviewed on Mar 22, 2020

HI Chicago
Holiday Jones
1.5 out of 5
1659 W Division Street, Chicago, IL
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Located in Wicker Park, this hostel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Concord Music Hall, United Center, and John Hancock Center. Water Tower Place and Willis Tower are ...

4.2/5Excellent! (259 reviews)

"Great fun looking place. Everything was clean. Shower was hot with grear water pressure. Definitely will stay again if needed. Fun part of town."…"

Reviewed on Feb 29, 2020

Holiday Jones
Chicago Parthenon Hostel
2 out of 5
310 S. Halsted Street, Chicago, IL
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
per night
Apr 5 - Apr 6

Located in Near West Side, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of University of Illinois Chicago and UIC Pavilion. Willis Tower and Chicago Riverwalk are ...

3.7/5Good! (35 reviews)

"I liked how it was attached to a pub and there was a free breakfast and nice staff"…"

Reviewed on Feb 13, 2020

Chicago Parthenon Hostel
Wrigley Hostel
1.5 out of 5
3514 N. Sheffield, Chicago, IL
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Located in Wrigleyville, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Wrigley Field and Vic Theatre. Briar Street Theatre and Lincoln Park are also within 1 mi ...

3.9/5Very Good! (309 reviews)

"I really enjoyed my stay at the Hostel. Not far from the train station, really clean and good breakfast."…"

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2020

Wrigley Hostel
Urban Holiday Lofts
1.5 out of 5
2014 W Wabansia, Chicago, IL
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Located in Wicker Park, this spa hostel is 0.8 mi (1.3 km) from Concord Music Hall and within 3 mi (5 km) of United Center and Lincoln Park Zoo. DePaul University-Lincoln ...

3.8/5Good! (103 reviews)

"Nice hotel close to shopping center and transportation excellent customer service excellent housekeeping people and also nice people working here very helpful and very good and nice manager always ready to help you with anything 5 stars hotel"…"

Reviewed on Dec 8, 2018

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Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in Illinois?
If you’re in the market for an affordable place to stay in Illinois, one of the 6 hostels here might be a great option. Hostels are a great way to stay for a lower cost, so you can save your money for exploring. You can check out cultural highlights like the museums in this destination, or enjoy the sporting events and other activities.
What is a hostel?
These dorm-style accommodations come in lots of different forms, but they have a few things in common, including budget-friendly prices, a social environment, and shared rooms (though many hostels also have private rooms).
What are the best hostels in Illinois?
Wondering where our customers have booked rooms in Illinois? Here are a few popular choices that may have reasonable rates: Warwick Allerton - Chicago - Guests can enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking at this hotel. Hyatt Place Champaign-Urbana - Property features at this hotel include free WiFi, free parking, and an indoor pool. Extended Stay America - St. Louis - O’ Fallon, IL - Property features at this hotel include free WiFi, free parking, and an indoor pool. Wyndham Springfield City Centre - Guests can enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking at this hotel. Mark Twain Hotel - Guests can enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking at this hotel.
What is there to see and do in Illinois?
Depending on what you’re interested in, you might like to check out the area around Illinois. Get out into nature with places like Grant Park, Millennium Park, and Chicago Riverwalk. Cultural attractions include Chicago Museum of Science and Industry, Rosemont Theatre, and Field Museum of Natural History. Visit landmarks like Willis Tower, Navy Pier, and John Hancock Center.
What's the best way to get around Illinois?
You can search for flights to the nearest airport in Bloomington, IL (BMI-Central Illinois Regional), 27.4 mi (44.2 km) from the city center. An alternative is Decatur, IL (DEC), located 24.7 mi (39.8 km) away. When you’re out and about, you may want to use public transit during your trip. You can take advantage of metro transit at Washington Park Station, Emerson Park Station, and Jackie Joyner-Kersee Center Station. To check out more of the surrounding area, take a train from Lincoln Station, Uptown Station, or Springfield Station.

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