With a stay at HI Chicago, you'll be centrally located in Chicago, minutes from Columbia College Chicago and Art Institute of Chicago.

This hostel is close to Millennium Park and Willis Tower.

Make yourself at home in one of the 68 air-conditioned guestrooms. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available to keep you connected. Bathrooms have showers and hair dryers. Conveniences include irons/ironing boards, and housekeeping is provided daily.

Make use of convenient amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and an arcade/game room.

Satisfy your appetite at a coffee shop/café serving guests of HI Chicago.

Featured amenities include wired Internet access (surcharge), a computer station, and a 24-hour front desk. Planning an event in Chicago? This hostel has facilities measuring 600 square feet (56 square meters), including meeting rooms.

Property Features

There's a coffee shop/café on site. Free breakfast is served daily. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. Event space at this hostel measures 600 square feet (56 square meters) and includes meeting rooms. A library, tour/ticket assistance, and an arcade/game room are also featured at the business-friendly HI Chicago.

This Chicago hostel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 68 guestrooms or units
  • 7 levels
  • 2 conference rooms
  • 600 sq ft of conference space
  • 56 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 1886
  • Continental breakfast (free)
  • Coffee shop
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Game room or arcade
  • Pool or billiards table
  • Library
  • Computer for guest use
  • Television in lobby
  • ATM
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

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

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

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

Parking

Offsite parking discounted rates available

Room Amenities

HI Chicago offers 68 air-conditioned accommodations with hair dryers and irons/ironing boards. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests have access to shared bathrooms. Bathrooms include showers. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Bathrooms are shared
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Air conditioning

Breakfast

Start your day with a free continental breakfast, available daily from 7 AM to 10 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 

Accessibility

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility

If you need to make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when booking your stay.

Hostel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.

Pets

  • No pets allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property 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.

There is a maximum stay policy of 14 nights within a 12 month period at this property. To request reservations longer than 14 nights please contact the property directly, using the contact details on the booking confirmation.

Hostel Name

  • Hostelling International Chicago Chicago Hostel
  • Hostelling International Chicago Summer Hotel Chicago
  • Hostelling International Chicago Hostel
  • Hostelling International Chicago
  • Hostel HI Chicago