Chicago Getaway Hostel

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Desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi

Overview of Chicago Getaway Hostel

Chicago Getaway Hostel

2.0 star property

3.9/5 Good

Guests rated this property 3.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Air conditioning
  • Business services
  • Parking available
  • Laundry

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitizer provided
616 W Arlington Pl, Chicago, IL, 60614

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationLincoln Park Zoo19 min walk
  • Popular LocationWrigley Field3 min drive
  • Popular LocationJohn Hancock Center4 min drive
  • AirportChicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.)21 min drive

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About this area

Chicago

Chicago Getaway Hostel is located in Lincoln Park, a neighborhood in Chicago, and is in the entertainment district and near the beach. Merchandise Mart and Chicago Cultural Center are notable landmarks, and some of the area's popular attractions include Lincoln Park Zoo and Navy Pier. Check out an event or a game at Wrigley Field, and consider making time for Chicago Children's Museum, a top attraction not to be missed. Discover the area's water adventures with kayaking, sailing, and boat tours nearby, or enjoy the great outdoors with hiking/biking trails. Guests appreciate the hostel's convenience to public transportation: Fullerton Station is 10 minutes by foot.

What's nearby

  • Lincoln Park Zoo - 19 min walk
  • Wrigley Field - 3 min drive
  • Water Tower Place - 4 min drive
  • Chicago Water Tower - 4 min drive
  • John Hancock Center - 4 min drive

Getting around

  • Chicago Clybourn Station - 3 min drive
  • Fullerton Station - 10 min walk
  • Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) - 21 min drive

Restaurants

  • Firecakes Donuts — 3 min walk
  • Galway Arms — 4 min walk
  • Basil Leaf — 4 min walk
  • The Other Side Bar — 4 min walk
  • The Tin Lizzie — 4 min walk

About this property

Chicago Getaway Hostel

Georgian Chicago hostel in Lincoln Park, near Wrigley Field
This hostel features self parking, coffee/tea in a common area, and a business center. Free continental breakfast and free WiFi in public areas are also provided. Additionally, concierge services, laundry facilities, and a 24-hour front desk are onsite. Rooms offer free WiFi and desks.
Chicago Getaway Hostel offers 119 accommodations with air conditioning. This Chicago hostel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is offered on request and irons/ironing boards can be requested.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global) and SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Hand sanitizer 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 transportation

  • Uncovered self parking on site (USD 28 per night; includes in/out privileges)
  • Limited onsite parking

Food and drink

  • Free continental breakfast available daily 7:00 AM–9:30 AM
  • Coffee/tea in common area(s)

Things to do

  • Bicycle rentals
  • Billiards/pool table

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities

Conveniences

  • ATM/banking services
  • Elevator
  • Library

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Housekeeping (on request)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • Dutch
  • English
  • French
  • Romanian
  • Spanish
  • Thai

Business services

  • Business center
  • Computer station

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Garden
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace

More

  • Books
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Heating

Bathroom

  • Towels

More

  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

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Check-in

Check-in from 3:00 PM - midnight
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 25.0 per day
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Fees

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

    A damage deposit of USD 50 will be collected before check-in.

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

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Uncovered self parking fee: USD 28 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Refrigerator fee: USD 10 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 25.0 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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
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 100 mi (160 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, and a first aid kit

We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
Some facilities may have restricted access; guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Alcohol is not served at this property

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Overall score and ratings

3.9

Good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 336 out of 986 reviews
5 - Excellent 34%
Rating 4 - Good. 380 out of 986 reviews
4 - Good 39%
Rating 3 - Okay. 148 out of 986 reviews
3 - Okay 15%
Rating 2 - Poor. 55 out of 986 reviews
2 - Poor 6%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 67 out of 986 reviews
1 - Terrible 7%

3.8/5

Cleanliness

4.1/5

Staff & service

3.8/5

Amenities

3.8/5

Property conditions & facilities

3/5 Okay

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Beds are pretty bad. Woke up constantly with back pain.
Stayed 4 nights in Dec 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Just a perfect place to stay.
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2021

5/5 Excellent

Business traveller
Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
It was a nice place to stay. Friendly staff and close enough to walk places.
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2021

4/5 Good

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
First time staying in a hostel so I can’t speak for how it compares to the other hostels in Chicago or around the globe but I was very impressed with my stay. It wasn’t too busy in my dorm there was 12 beds and we had at most 5 or 6 people at once but everyone kept to themselves and I didn’t feel unsafe around my roommates. The shower worked great with pressure and water temp and there is a free breakfast. I would not recommend staying here if you have a car as the parking is a little pricey at $28/night but other than that for $20/night it was a pleasant and comfortable stay.
Stayed 5 nights in Nov 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Nithing
Stayed 2 nights in Nov 2021