Hostelling International Chicago

Address: 24 East Congress Parkway, Chicago, Illinois, 60605, United States | 2 star hostel
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This 2 star hostel, located in the The Loop area of Chicago, is near Harold Washington Library Center, Auditorium Theatre, Auditorium Building, and Prairie Avenue Bookshop.
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      TravelPod Member ReviewsHostelling International Chicago

      Reviewed by alicemlfisher

      Hostelling International Chicago

      Reviewed Sep 3, 2013
      by (1 review) , United States Flag of United States

      Good, clean, well-run, affordable and BIG.
      Lots and lots of people to the point where it was quite machine-like. I guess that's the price of success. Apparently is booked out all the time and it has A LOT of beds!

      This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

      Reviewed by wolters


      Reviewed Jul 28, 2013
      by (14 reviews) , Denmark Flag of Denmark


      This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

      Reviewed by philippajane86

      Good Hostel

      Reviewed Nov 13, 2009
      by (28 reviews) , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

      In the centre of town, good staff, good breakfast, good kitchen. Lockers in rooms, decent beds and bedding.

      This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

      TripAdvisor Reviews Hostelling International Chicago

      4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding

      Travel Blogs from Chicago

      Learning and Culture

      A travel blog entry by marymc21 on Aug 06, 2015

      1 comment, 44 photos

      I woke at about 7 and there was no going back to sleep. But at least I had a BRILLIANT sleep last night. It's not often you can say that with 3 drunk Aussies, 3 Asians and 1 girl of undetermined origin in the room. I sorted out my stuff and headed for a Dunkin Donut. I also had to buy my ticket for heading to Indiana tomorrow, so I had a Starbucks …

      Extended Vacation

      A travel blog entry by marymc21 on Aug 05, 2015

      3 comments, 29 photos

      My darling sister Laura offered to bring me to Dublin AND let me stay the night at her house AND she'd drive me to the airport in the morning. That's all instead of resorting to a middle of night lift to the 4am eireagle bus from Galway to Dublin, so you can already imagine how much I appreciated this. I barely slept at all, but I appreciated Laura …

      Firehouse 51

      A travel blog entry by colmandmaureen on Jun 19, 2015

      96 photos

      It was not the best flight we had, it was a small plane and just generally not that comfy. However, we soon got through it and arrived at one of New York's three airports, Newark to be precise. We had a two hour stop over here before getting our connecting flight to Chicago. With lack of sleep, we were both a bit grumpy and the American culture of …

      Dig deep for Chicago

      A travel blog entry by thehales on Jul 06, 2015

      2 comments, 21 photos

      Hi there from Chicago - home of The Cubs (baseball team), deep dish pizza and known as The Windy City.

      We farewelled Ryan, Kiley & Suzi in Des Moines, as we boarded our bus headed for Chicago. The 8hr journey with some colourful personalities made the time pass quickly.

      Once we arrived in Chicago it seemed like the bus port …

      I'm leaving on a jet plane....

      The delicate tendrils of slumber weave their intoxicating spell around my mind, and my spirit floats into the world of hypnagognia, only to be severely interrupted by the dream-shattering tones of the alarm clock. 4:00 a.m. came entirely too quickly. Bed was too comfy. Hubby was too warm. Sigh.

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