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Chicago Getaway Hostel

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Free Wifi
Breakfast included
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Family Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
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All reviewslincoln parktv roomfullerton stationbunk bedsshared bathroomhalf bathbeautiful neighborhoodclark stsafe neighborhoodfree breakfastdepaul universitycommon areastrain stationmin walkred linea great place to stayenjoyed my stay
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Reviewed 27 October 2017

Pros: - Friendly, helpful staff - Waffles for breakfast, make your own which was good fun - Large kitchen, kept very clean - Desktop computers with internet access - Common room area games - Clean bathroom and showers Cons: - Rooms felt like prison cellsMore

Thank Matthew S
Response from Alex K, General Manager at Chicago Getaway HostelResponded 29 October 2017

Thanks for the amazing review, Matthew! It's excellent your time with us was so fantastic! We take great care in providing top-notch service for all of our guests. Your praise for our team lets us know we're doing our job! We look forward to hosting...More

Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

The Chicago Getaway Hostel was a perfect option for us as we were only staying in Chicago for one night. The room was clean and we really enjoyed the fact that they shut off AC to conserve energy in the winter. Altogether the Chicago Getaway...More

Thank Adam M
Response from Alex K, General Manager at Chicago Getaway HostelResponded 25 October 2017

Thanks for the amazing rating, Adam! We care deeply about the happiness and satisfaction of our guests. We're so glad you enjoyed your time with us. We can't wait to see you again soon for another outstanding experience! Have a lovely day!

Reviewed 22 October 2017

If you are in Chicago for work or pleasure and looking for a decent accommodation hostel straight right for this. Located very near to the Fullerton station this place is perfect and well connected. Free Wifi and breakfast is a plus.More

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Response from Alex K, General Manager at Chicago Getaway HostelResponded 24 October 2017

Thanks for the fantastic review, aakashsgoyal! We're happy you enjoyed your time with us so much at Chicago Getaway Hostel! We care deeply about the happiness and satisfaction of our guests so it's excellent you appreciated our prime location. We love seeing our guests take...More

Reviewed 21 October 2017

Gateway hostel is in veru good location - close to metro and shops, staff is friendly and helpfull. Lot of people from around the world - good place to socialize. Rooms are well fitted and clean. Basic breakfast included as well :)More

Thank Marek S
Response from Alex K, General Manager at Chicago Getaway HostelResponded 23 October 2017

Thanks for the wonderful review, Marek! It's fantastic you had such a lovely experience with us. We're thrilled you enjoyed our prime location and proximity to amazing shopping and and the metro. It is also great that our team made you feel so welcome and...More

Reviewed 18 October 2017

Stayed when my son and I were traveling cross country. We arrive just before dinner hour. Private room but shared shower was a bit far, but just packed my clothes to change with me. The common area was really spacious and this hostel was full...More

Thank Bergind
Response from Alex K, General Manager at Chicago Getaway HostelResponded 20 October 2017

Thank you for the excellent review! It's wonderful you had such a fantastic stay in our hotel! The comfort and happiness of our guests are important to us. We're thrilled you enjoyed our large and comfortable common area so much. That's what we like to...More

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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
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Air Conditioning
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US$23 - US$148 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
US$23 - US$148 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Nearby
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.
...More
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jamie16720
28 August 2017|
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Response from Erika M | Reviewed this property |
No! But there is a quiet hour and hours posted of when you are no longer supposed to use the Outdoor areas.
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sarahjdavisdds
11 July 2017|
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Response from Phillip S | Reviewed this property |
I do not believe they accept pets. Best solution is to call front desk and ask.
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reanna8412
26 May 2017|
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Response from Andre E | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I think so. There is even a Free Parking Out Back for Guests.The Place is Big and has the vibe of a University Campus with kids from the seven seas..lol. The Lounge-Cafeteria area is clean and smoke-free. The People you... More
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