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Chicago Getaway Hostel
2 stars

Chicago Getaway Hostel

616 West Arlington Place, Chicago, IL 60614, United States
Chicago, IL
See location+1 773 929 5380
C$ 82

rate per night

based on 4374 reviews
4,374 reviews
Room type
Nightly total
Double room
C$ 82
Deluxe room
C$ 101
Standard Room
C$ 123

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About Chicago Getaway Hostel

  • Hostel Room
    An affordable stay with shared facilities
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi and Breakfast for free

Chicago’s Lincoln Park neighborhood is home to Chicago Getaway Hostel. This hostel sets a new standard for those looking to connect with others while staying in a convenient location. Guests can start their day with a free breakfast along with partaking in weekly social events. A communal kitchen is available for meal preparation. Those who need to work find modern computers with free printing. Numerous spacious areas make it easy to connect with other guests looking for a social experience.

Guests can explore the area on the hostel’s complimentary bicycles. Lincoln Park Conservatory, Lincoln Park Zoo, and Lincoln Park are all located within a mile of this hotel. Located just one-half mile away, guests can visit the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum. Guests may want to visit the numerous taverns and wine bars located near this hostel. It is also easy for guests to get to see everything the Windy City has to offer including the Magnificent Mile, Millennium Park and the Art Institute of Chicago.

Most rooms at the Chicago Getaway Hostel are private with full, half or shared baths. Guests can also choose to stay in the dormitory-style rooms for a more communal experience. Private rooms offer a convenient workspace along with a comfortable beanbag-style chair. While most private rooms have a full bed some also have a bunk bed. Posh pads filled with party games accommodating up to eight guests are available.

This hotel offers a unique atmosphere for those looking for budget-friendly accommodations in Chicago.

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Prices are based on 1 night including GST, excluding local taxes and fees.

Amenities at Chicago Getaway Hostel

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Business centre
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Internet
  • Parking
  • Laundry facilities
  • Complimentary breakfast


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fan
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Air-conditioned
  • Trash cans

Things to do

  • Gift shop
  • Beach access
  • Bicycle rental
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Game room
  • Golf
  • Cycling
  • Bowling
  • Pool table

Services and conveniences

  • Earplugs
  • ATM on-site
  • Business centre
  • Concierge service
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Mini-market on site
  • Key card access
  • Express check-out
  • 24hr front desk

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Books
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Pay-per-view channels
  • Streaming service
  • TV


  • Shared kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Dining area
  • Dining table

Accessibility and suitability

  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Elevator
  • Accessible by elevator
  • No smoking
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
  • Designated smoking area


  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Private bathroom
  • Walk-in shower


  • Family rooms
  • Seating area
  • Lockers
  • Storage available


  • Terrace/Patio
  • Grill
  • Garden


  • Reading light
  • Socket near the bed
  • Wardrobe or closet

Parking and transportation

  • Parking
  • Private parking


  • Laundry facilities


  • Desk

Family friendly

  • Complimentary breakfast


  • Tennis

Reviews of Chicago Getaway Hostel

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8.5 Very good
Pros:Location is excellent. Close to a beautiful church and tons of bars and restaurants within a few minutes walk. Price is super. Can’t beat $14/night.
Cons:Cleaner amenities.
9.1 Wonderful
Cons:Excellent location. Amazing staff. Incredible value for the money.
8.2 Very good
Pros:Amazing friendly staff. Excellent location. Great value for your dollar.
Cons:The whole place looks and feels dated. Can use a good thorough cleaning.
9.7 Wonderful
Pros:Convenient location
8.0 Very good
Pros:Need to improve on breakfast quality
3.1 Poor
Pros:That the hostel was close to boystown for pride weekend
Cons:The cleanliness of the whole hostel feels very run down and the bathrooms had spiders all over the place including tape all over some of the bathrooms. The breakfast was very poor only offering fruit and wheat bread. The air conditioning was also working sometimes but then didn’t work some other times. Worst hostel stay I’ve had so far traveling the country.
9.1 Wonderful
Pros:Great staff, clean public bathrooms, useful half bathroom in the dorm room.
Cons:Beds are a bit uncomfortable and very squeaky
10.0 Wonderful
Pros:Nice staff, really helpful Close to public transportation
8.2 Very good
Pros:Clean and close to where my daughter lives. Lots of shopping and restaurants close by and an easy walk to Lake Michigan.
Cons:It was noisy on Friday night but better on Saturday night. The people were quieter. I only was able to get lukewarm water for a shower. Take your own bar of soap and a washcloth. There are none there.
8.0 Very good
Pros:Location is good near to public transportation Cleanliness is acceptable compared to the price Breakfast provided
Cons:Communication between the online booking and the actual staff was not clear. Sounds go through the walls


616 West Arlington Place, Chicago, IL 60614

What's nearby

  • Lincoln Park Zoo0.9 km
  • Wrigley Field2.6 km
  • Graceland Cemetery3.4 km
  • 360 CHICAGO3.6 km
  • Magnificent Mile3.9 km
  • Chicago Riverwalk4.6 km
  • Chicago Theater4.8 km
  • Chicago Cultural Center5 km
  • Navy Pier5.1 km
  • Cloud Gate5.2 km
  • Millennium Park5.2 km
  • Chicago Lakefront Trail5.3 km



Check in anytime after 3:00 PM, check out anytime before 11:00 AM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Essential information about Chicago Getaway Hostel

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Average price (weeknight)

C$ 124

Average price (weekend night)

C$ 80
Cheapest month to stay with an average 43% drop in price.
Most expensive month to stay with an average 71% rise in price.
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Top tips for your stay at Chicago Getaway Hostel

  • If you’re after a cheap room at Chicago Getaway Hostel, then you should consider staying during the low season. The cheapest deals can generally be found in August and March.
  • Prices can also vary depending on which day of the week you stay. For the best room deals at Chicago Getaway Hostel, plan to stay on a Friday or Wednesday. The most expensive day is usually Tuesday.
  • The cheapest price a room at Chicago Getaway Hostel was booked for on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was C$ 76, while the most expensive was C$ 76.
  • How long should you stay at Chicago Getaway Hostel? KAYAK users usually book their rooms here for 2 days.

FAQs when booking at Chicago Getaway Hostel

  • Where is Chicago Getaway Hostel located?

    Chicago Getaway Hostel is located at 616 West Arlington Place in Lincoln Park, 5.8 km from the centre of Chicago. Lincoln Park Zoo is the closest landmark to Chicago Getaway Hostel.

  • When is check-in time and check-out time at Chicago Getaway Hostel?

    Check-in time is 3:00 PM and check-out time is 11:00 AM at Chicago Getaway Hostel.

  • Does Chicago Getaway Hostel offer free Wi-Fi?

    Yes, Chicago Getaway Hostel offers free Wi-Fi.

  • How far is Chicago Getaway Hostel from the airport?

    Chicago Getaway Hostel is 18.3 km from Chicago Midway.

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Good to know

Value for money


Distance to downtown

5.8 km

Nearest Airport

Chicago Midway

Distance to airport

17.7 km