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What Is a Hostel?
If you're hoping to find a low-cost place to stay in Chicago, one of the 6 hostels here could be a great choice for you. No two hostels look exactly alike, but these dormitory-style accommodations all feature the following:
- Shared rooms (though many have private options too)
- Budget prices
- A social setting
Hostels are a great way to stay in Chicago for a good value, so you can save your money for going out. You can check out the theaters and other cultural highlights in this destination, as well as activities like shopping.
Hostels in Chicago
Ready to book a hostel in town? These options have the best reviews from our guests and could be a good place to start:
Chicago Getaway Hostel - Located within a 10-minute walk of Lincoln Hall. Property features include free continental breakfast, free WiFi, and a 24-hour front desk. Rooms come with desks.
Chicago Parthenon Hostel - Close to public transit, this property is within a 10-minute walk of UIC-Halsted Station and Clinton Station (Blue Line). Guests can enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and a 24-hour front desk. Rooms come with showers and linens.
HI Chicago - Located within a 5-minute walk of State Street and Columbia College Chicago. You can take advantage of free breakfast and free WiFi, as well as a restaurant. You'll find towels, showers, and hair dryers in all rooms.
Holiday Jones - Close to public transit, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Division Station. Property features include free WiFi, 2 restaurants, and a bar. You'll find desks in all rooms.
Wrigley Hostel - Close to public transit, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Addison Station (Red Line). Guests can enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and a bar. You'll find towels and coffee/tea makers in all rooms.
When Is the Best Time to Visit Chicago?
Good weather's definitely a plus when you're experiencing new places, so here are some stats that may be helpful:
- The hottest months are typically July and June, while January and February are the coldest months
- January-March: Daytime temperatures average 53° F and nighttime temperatures average 18° F
- April-June: 84° F is the daytime average and 36° F is the nighttime average
- July-September: Daytime averages are around 85° F and nighttime averages are around 51° F
- October-December: The average temperatures are 69° F during the day and 19° F at night
- Average rainfall is 39.02 inches in a year
What Can I Do in Chicago?
Depending on what you're interested in, you might appreciate these places:Top Sights
- Millennium Park
- Chicago Cultural Center
- Ford Center for the Performing Arts Oriental Theatre
- Chicago Riverwalk
- Grant Park
- Lincoln Park
- Chicago Theatre
- Field Museum of Natural History
- Chicago Children's Museum
Overall, Chicago is known for its:
How to Get to Chicago and Around the Area
You can fly into the nearest airport in Chicago, IL (MDW-Midway Intl.), located 8.6 mi (13.9 km) away from the city center. An alternative is Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.), situated 15.7 mi (25.3 km) away. After you've arrived, you may want to use public transit during your trip. Nearby metro stations include Monroe Station (Red Line), Monroe Station (Blue Line), and Adams-Wabash Station. To check out more of the surrounding area, take a train from Millennium Station, Chicago Van Buren Street Station, or Chicago Union Station.