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HI Chicago

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1 bedroom, in-room safe, free WiFi, bed sheets
1 bedroom, in-room safe, free WiFi, bed sheets
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Overview of HI Chicago

HI Chicago

1.5 out of 5

4.3/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.3/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Business services
  • Laundry
  • 24/7 front desk

Cleaning and safety practices

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

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationGrant Park2 min walk
  • Popular LocationMillennium Park11 min walk
  • Popular LocationWillis Tower14 min walk
  • AirportChicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.)24 min drive

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About this area

Chicago

Located in Chicago's The Loop neighbourhood, HI Chicago is in the city centre and near a metro station. Art Institute of Chicago and Chicago Theatre are cultural highlights, and travellers looking to shop may want to visit State Street and Water Tower Place. Field Museum of Natural History and John G. Shedd Aquarium are not to be missed. Enjoy the great outdoors with rock climbing and hiking/biking trails, or hop on a segway for hire nearby and explore all the area has to offer. Guests love the hostel's location for the sightseeing.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Grant Park - 2 min walk
  • Buckingham Fountain - 6 min walk
  • Art Institute of Chicago - 8 min walk
  • Millennium Park - 11 min walk
  • Willis Tower - 14 min walk

Getting around

  • Harold Washington Library Station - 3 min walk
  • Chicago Van Buren Street Station - 4 min walk
  • Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) - 24 min drive

Restaurants

  • Cafecito — 1 min walk
  • Meli - 3 min walk
  • Gino's East - 3 min walk
  • Fontano's Pizza and Subs - 4 min walk
  • Plymouth Rooftop Bar & Grill - 5 min walk

About this property

HI Chicago

Eco-friendly Chicago hostel in The Loop, walk to Grant Park
A restaurant, a coffee shop/café and a 24-hour business centre are available at this smoke-free hostel. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include coffee/tea in a common area, concierge services and laundry facilities. All 68 rooms offer free WiFi, hairdryers and safes. Guests will also find showers and free toiletries.
HI Chicago offers 68 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with a safe and a hairdryer. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include a shower and complimentary toiletries.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Awards and affiliations

Green/Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Globe, a programme that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: The Environment, the community, the cultural heritage and the local economy.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
Property is disinfected with electrostatic spray
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Guest accommodations are sealed after cleaning
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global) and SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Check-in

Contactless social distancing and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Gives staff personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks available
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser 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 public transport

  • No on-site parking available

Food and drink

  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Things to do

  • Billiards/pool table

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities

Conveniences

  • ATM/banking services
  • Lift
  • Library
  • Lockers available

Guest services

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

Languages spoken

  • Arabic
  • Chinese
  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Spanish

Business services

  • 24-hour business centre
  • Computer station
  • Meeting rooms 2

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Braille signage
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • In-room accessibility
  • Low-height worktop and sink
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

More

  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Heating

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Towels

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Eco-friendly cleaning products provided
  • LED light bulbs
  • Recycling
  • Safe

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Check-in

Check-in from 4:00 PM - 3:00 AM
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
Guests who do not present a Hostelling International membership card will be charged USD 3 at check-in, payable to the hostel.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
Service animals are exempt from fees

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types at the property

Important information

Fees

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

  • Club card: USD 4 per person, per night.
  • Child's club card: USD 0 per night, (up to 17 years old).

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

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
Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 18 years old.
No on-site parking is available
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
This property accepts credit cards and debit cards; cash is not accepted
Only bookings from non-local guests are accepted; guests whose residence is within 45 mi (72 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, a first aid kit and window guards
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
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation

Property is also known as

Hostelling International Chicago Chicago Hostel
Hostelling International Chicago Summer Hotel Chicago
Hostelling International Chicago Hostel
Hostelling International Chicago
Hostel HI Chicago
HI Chicago Chicago
HI Chicago Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
HI Chicago Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Chicago

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4.3
Excellent
Rating 5 - Excellent. 514 out of 992 reviews
5 - Excellent 52%
Rating 4 - Good. 348 out of 992 reviews
4 - Good 35%
Rating 3 - Okay. 82 out of 992 reviews
3 - Okay 8%
Rating 2 - Poor. 26 out of 992 reviews
2 - Poor 3%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 22 out of 992 reviews
1 - Terrible 2%

4.3/5

Cleanliness

4.4/5

Staff & service

4.1/5

Amenities

4.3/5

Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Stayed 1 night in May 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Love it here
Stayed 3 nights in Nov 2019

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Was so incredible! Even during the pandemic the took precautions and made sure everything and I honestly mean everything is sterilised and ready! Had such a great experience
Stayed 3 nights in Oct 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great location , clean & comfy , staff was friendly and lot of security .
Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2020