Located in Lincoln Park within a mile (2 km) of Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago Getaway Hostel is within 2 miles (3 km) of other popular sights such as Wrigley Field. This 119-room hostel welcomes guests with conveniences like free breakfast, free in-room WiFi, and coffee/tea in a common area. In the historical district, it's also near John Hancock Center and Lincoln Park.


Start your day off right with a free continental breakfast.


All 119 air-conditioned rooms provide ceiling fans and desks. Guests can expect to find free WiFi.

Property features

Chicago Getaway Hostel features free WiFi in public areas, a meeting room, and coffee in a common area. Self parking is available for USD 28 per night. The front desk has multilingual staff standing by 24 hours a day to assist with concierge services and luggage storage. Additional amenities include a computer station, a terrace, and laundry facilities.


  • Close to Lincoln Park Zoo
  • Free continental breakfast
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Concierge services

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

A complimentary breakfast is offered. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary. Event facilities measuring 275 square feet (25 square meters) include a meeting room. This Georgian hostel also offers a terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and barbecue grills. Parking is available onsite for a surcharge.

Chicago Getaway Hostel has designated areas for smoking.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Concierge services 
  • Computer station 
  • Billiards or pool table 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply) 
  • Total number of rooms - 119 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Number of floors - 5 
  • ATM/banking 
  • One meeting room 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Terrace 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Year Built 1928 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 275 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 25 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Picnic area 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Television in common areas 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

Chicago Getaway Hostel offers 119 air-conditioned accommodations with ceiling fans. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. Rooms have partially open bathrooms. Bathrooms include showers.

  • Air conditioning 
  • Shower only 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Free WiFi 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Partially open bathroom 
  • Desk 

Where to Eat

Guests are offered a complimentary continental breakfast.

Nearby Things to Do

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Rafting nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Segway rental/tour nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals on site 
  • Boat tours nearby 

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 18


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

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

24-hour check-in

Noise-free rooms not guaranteed

No cribs (infant beds) available

This property's policy is to accept bookings only from non-local guests. Guests whose residence is within 100 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.


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Self parking fee: USD 28 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Refrigerator fee: USD 10 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 25 per day
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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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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