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Beijing, China
Reviewed 1 week ago

I suggest the hostel could bring more food options for people who doesn't know how to cook. I experience majority of people stay in this hostel doesn't have many choices when they come down for breakfast while other people(minority) who know how to cook can prepare wonderful breakfast. The hostel could take this into account and see how to help...

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Hoddesdon
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a fantastic stay in this hostel. It has a welcoming atmosphere with friendly knowledgable staff who could not have helped us more. Our room was perfect for us (2 adults and a child) and the private bathroom clean with loads of hot water. Waffles at breakfast were great!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for a number of nights in June while visiting stopping over in Chicago. We had a private room which was basic but suitable to our needs. The breakfast was great. Staff were all really friendly with the exception of the young man who checked us in. He was extremely rude and unprofessional, If found him quite hostile...

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Indianapolis, Indiana
Reviewed 1 week ago

Staff is friendly and the place overall is nice. Bathrooms are not very clean and underdimensioned for the amount of people. The rooms are good and location is very good. I would stay here again, mainly for price.

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Mexico City, Mexico
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Incredible price for this place. 30 minutes of downtown in a secure area, near public transportation, clean, many amenities, etc. I booked a "cheap" hotel to stay in Chicago and I paid much more than staying in this hostel so Don't doubt to stay here, seriously.

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New Rochelle, New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'm staying right now for one night at the Chicago getaway hostel; I was really surprised as soon as I entered the hostel because it was very clean and organized, tables, sofas, chairs everywhere. You really have a nice space to hang out with friends or even alone. The rooms are nice, our room is quite small and has the...

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Englewood, Florida
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed here. It is a great location, and a really outstanding price. You get what you get with hostels sometimes, but the Chicago Getaway Hostel is better than almost any other hostel we have stayed in. Combine that with the price and you can't beat it.

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Columbus, Indiana
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really liked breakfast! Stayed in a single room & used a shared bath (just down the hall). I had a really great nightly rate, made it even cheaper with the shared bath. I bought a one-day CTA pass at the front desk: super convenient! I used the community fridge in the kitchen for restaurant leftovers (everyone there was respectful of...

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Louisville
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For what I paid, it was decent. The staff was friendly and helpful. The room was adequate. I had everything I needed besides an iron. It put me in the mind of a college dorm, so next time I know to bring extra things.

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Garnerville
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a great time and met great people there! I've already recommended this hostel to my friends and family and would gladly return again if I'm ever in Chicago. So much is included in the price and it's located in a great area with tons to do.

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Staying in Lincoln Park

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Lincoln Park
Head to the North Side of Chicago for a stroll through one of the city’s greenest neighborhoods. Lincoln Park boasts over 1200 acres of green space complete with a free zoo open to visitors year-round. This pedestrian-friendly neighborhood is lined with parks, row homes, boutiques, taverns, and nature. Lincoln Park itself borders the lakefront area offering peaceful views of the water and the Chicago skyline. The Lincoln Park Conservatory is one of the most popular attractions in the area, with the Chicago History Museum a close second. Armitage Avenue is where you’ll find great shopping from high-end retailers and small boutiques, whereas Clark Street houses cafes and restaurants. For more highbrow entertainment, walk along Lincoln Avenue to find some of Chicago’s finer museums and theaters.
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Affordable Style in Chicago's Chic Lincoln Park Located in Chicago's affluent Lincoln Park, the Chicago Getaway Hostel is rewriting the house rules on hostel style. Policies once etched in stone are being cast aside in favor of fresher, friendlier approach. Membership fees are out and hotel-like amenities are in at this stately 1928 Georgian Revival landmark that, ironically, returns to its early 20th century roots as a boardinghouse for women. Today, all guests are welcome to enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, free linens, free housekeeping, a 24/7 chef-caliber kitchen and a BYOB policy. Add nightly events like pub crawls, brewery tours and barbecues and it's easy to see why Chicago Getaway is fast becoming the city's favorite spot for affordable short-term and extended-stay accommodations. ... more   less 

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Address: 616 W Arlington Pl, Chicago, IL 60614-2682
Region: United States > Illinois > Chicago > Lincoln Park
Price Range: RM111 - RM789 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Chicago Getaway Hostel 1.5*
Number of rooms: 115
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“The room 4 bed had alot of room not a bad choice for me.”
 of 5 bubbles tracyc636, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Try to take the rooms with the less persons, you'll sleep even better.”
 of 5 bubbles Sparthie, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“they have a great breakfast, get up for it!”
 of 5 bubbles bugboyblack, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“You have to turn the heating on manually, which we did not know but figured out.”
 of 5 bubbles Montrealanne, 7 Jan 2017 | Read review
“options for a television for families with younger children a way to control the heat and better sleeping options.”
 of 5 bubbles 380peggyr, 31 Dec 2016 | Read review
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