Room type

Co-Ed Private Room Double Bed

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Standard Shared Dormitory, Women only, Shared Bathroom

Max Occupancy: 1 guest

Standard Shared Dormitory, Men only, Shared Bathroom

Max Occupancy: 1 guest


Get an overview of this hotelChicago hostel in The Loop, walk to Art Institute of Chicago



Located in The Loop, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Auditorium Building and Theatre, Art Institute of Chicago, and Buckingham Fountain. Millennium Park and Willis Tower are also within 15 minutes.

Property Features

This smoke-free hostel features a coffee shop/café, meeting rooms, and laundry facilities. Free buffet breakfast and free WiFi in public areas are also provided. Additionally, a 24-hour front desk, an arcade/game room, and a library are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 68 rooms offer free WiFi, hair dryers, and showers.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The hostel offers a coffee shop/café. Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast each morning. High-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary. Event facilities measuring 600 square feet (56 square meters) include meeting rooms. This Chicago hostel also offers a library, tour/ticket assistance, and an arcade/game room.

Hostelling International Chicago is a smoke-free property.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • Total number of rooms - 68 
  • Number of floors - 7 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Billiards or pool table 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Wired (high-speed) Internet access - surcharge 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Library 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Year Built 1886 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 600 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 56 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Arcade/game room  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Wired (high-speed) Internet access - surcharge

Room Amenities

  • Shared bathroom 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower only 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Free WiFi 

Where to Eat

A complimentary hot/cold buffet breakfast is served each morning between 7 AM and 9 AM.

Nearby Things to Do

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessibility equipment for the deaf 
  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Braille or raised signage 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

Please note that a valid passport is required in order to check in. For more information please contact the property in advance using the contact details on the booking confirmation.


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are 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.
  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available

This hostel's policy is to accept bookings only from non-local guests. Guests whose residence is within 45 miles of the property will not be allowed to check in. Guests can contact the property for additional information using the number on the reservation confirmation received after booking.


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • Club Card: USD 3 per person, per night
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.
Guests who do not present a Hostelling International membership card will be charged $3 at check-in, payable to the hostel.

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We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

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