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Featured Hostels in Chicago

Estimated price for 1 night/2 adults

Holiday Jones
Holiday Jones
1.5 out of 5.0 1659 W Division Street, Chicago, IL
$51
4.7/5 (3 reviews)

Great location. Clean room and friendly staff. I’d stay here again!

Reviewed on Apr 11, 2019
Located in Wicker Park, this hostel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Concord Music Hall, United Center, and John Hancock Center. Chicago Riverwalk and Water Tower Place ...
HI Chicago
HI Chicago
1.5 out of 5.0 24 E Ida B Wells Drive, Chicago, IL
$104
4.4/5 (17 reviews)

Close to Magnificent Mile and other attractions. Big rooms and clean facilities. Secured area

Reviewed on Mar 22, 2019
Located in The Loop, this eco-friendly hostel is steps from Roosevelt University and State Street. Art Institute of Chicago and Grant Park are also within 10 ...
Urban Holiday Lofts
Urban Holiday Lofts
1.5 out of 5.0 2014 W Wabansia, Chicago, IL
4.3/5 (6 reviews)

Nice hotel close to shopping center and transportation excellent customer service excellent housekeeping people and also nice people working here very helpful and very good and nice manager always ready to help you with anything 5 stars hotel

Reviewed on Dec 8, 2018
Located in Wicker Park, this spa hostel is 0.8 mi (1.3 km) from Concord Music Hall and within 3 mi (5 km) of United Center and Lincoln Park Zoo. DePaul University-Lincoln ...
Chicago Getaway Hostel
Chicago Getaway Hostel
1.5 out of 5.0 616 W Arlington Pl, Chicago, IL
$49
4.0/5 (70 reviews)

The overall feel of the place is charming and it was well cleaned. The rooms are what you expect for the price, the sheets and blankets were thin and the pillows small.

Reviewed on Apr 13, 2019
Located in Lincoln Park, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Lincoln Hall and DePaul University-Lincoln Park. Lincoln Park Zoo and Briar Street Theatre ...
Wrigley Hostel
Wrigley Hostel
1.5 out of 5.0 3514 N. Sheffield, Chicago, IL
$81
3.0/5 (5 reviews)

It's a quiet, clean and a welcome home, though the staff is an excellent service. The breakfast is served fresh every morning with Belgium waffle, coffee and fruits on the side. Best place to stay for a short time in Chicago.

Reviewed on Sep 12, 2018
Located in Wrigleyville, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Wrigley Field and Vic Theatre. Briar Street Theatre and Lincoln Park are also within 1 mi ...
Chicago Parthenon Hostel
Chicago Parthenon Hostel
2.0 out of 5.0 310 S. Halsted Street, Chicago, IL
$88
Located in Near West Side, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of University of Illinois Chicago and UIC Pavilion. Willis Tower and Chicago Riverwalk are ...
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Find yourself a Chicago hostel and grab hold of the Windy City

Whether visiting for a vacation, on a backpacking mission around the USA or simply want to save some cash, Chicago hostels are an affordable accommodation choice which doesn’t compromise on quality. Best of all, Chicago hostels place visitors at the heart of the city, meaning no matter where you choose, you’re within easy reach of the area’s top attractions, sporting venues, restaurants and bars.

About hostels in Chicago

Whether you choose to stay in a budget-friendly dorm or prefer your own private room, many Chicago hostels come equipped with modern facilities, such as free Wi-Fi in rooms. Relax and meet other vacationers in a spacious common room, eat at an on-site restaurant or prepare your own meals in a fully fitted kitchen before heading out to a local bar.

What to do in Chicago

Walk around the 24 acres of Millennium Park and stop off for free concerts, events and outdoor festivals. Tour the world-famous Art Institute and browse the Medieval and Renaissance works of art on display, and climb the famous Sears Tower where, on the 103rd floor, you can take in the breathtaking views with cocktail in hand.

Eating out

Famous for its deep-dish pizzas, Italian beef sandwiches, and rainbow cones, Chicago is a veritable gastronomic paradise. Along with these staples, you’ll also find a fantastic selection of Indian food along Devon Avenue and soul food in the Chatham district. For some of the best fried chicken and waffles in the area, head to Daley’s Restaurant on 63rd Street.

Events

This lively city has festivals, exhibits and events all year around, although one of the biggest and best has to be the Taste of Chicago festival in July. The largest food festival in the world, Taste of Chicago both showcases local talent while introducing new and exciting international flavors to Chicagoans in this five-day festival. World-famous music artists such as Jennifer Hudson and Robin Thicke have also performed here in the past.

Getting around

The public transport in Chicago is renowned for its efficiency, making finding a reliable and affordable bus, train and taxi an easy task. You’ll also find that many Chicago hostels are ideally located close to the city’s major transport links, so you needn’t worry about transfers on your stay.

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Estimated price for 1 night/2 adults