4.3 out of 5

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 high-speed (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 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 high-speed 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

Food & Drink

Guests are served free continental breakfast daily from 7 AM to 10 AM.

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

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

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

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

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit or credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • 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.

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • Club Card: USD 3 per person, per night
We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Hostel Name

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

You should know

Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.