Hi Chicago Hostel

Hi Chicago Hostel

24 E Ida B Wells Drive, Chicago, IL 60605, United States
+1 312 360 0300

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based on 4,970 reviews

Hi Chicago Hostel
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About Hi Chicago Hostel

  • Hostel Room
    An affordable stay with shared facilities
  • Clean and Tidy
    This stay has listed several different cleanliness practices.
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi for free

Within 20 minutes' stroll from Chicago Union Station, HI Chicago Hostel offers guests an ideal base while visiting Chicago. It is conveniently located for those wishing to visit local attractions.

There are a variety of facilities available to those staying at the hostel, such as a concierge, an express check-in and check-out feature and a 24-hour reception. Those staying at the property can enjoy a book in the library. A friendly tour desk is on-site and Monroe Dearborn Subway Station is minutes away on foot, making it easy for guests to discover the local area and its attractions.

HI Chicago Hostel features 500 rooms, each equipped with heating and a refrigerator. They are also fitted with a microwave and a hair dryer.

Those staying at the hostel can enjoy a unique dining experience at the in-house restaurant, suitably based for those who want to stay nearby for a meal. Guests are also able to try one of the many bars and cafés in the surrounding area.

Situated within a 10-minute walk of HI Chicago Hostel are Chicago Board of Trade Building and Grant Park. Guests can also visit Willis Tower, Millennium Park and Chicago Public Library.

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Amenities at Hi Chicago Hostel

  • Restaurant
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Coffee shop
  • Business center
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Internet
  • Laundry facilities

Health and safety

  • Face masks for guests available
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • First-aid kit
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • 24-hour security
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Safe
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Shampoo
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Body soap
  • Air-conditioned
  • Trash cans
  • Conditioner

Accessibility and suitability

  • Increased accessibility
  • Elevator
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Accessible by elevator
  • Hypoallergenic pillow
  • No smoking
  • Lowered sink
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator

Services and conveniences

  • Earplugs
  • ATM on-site
  • Ticket service
  • Business center
  • Concierge service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Key card access
  • Express check-out
  • 24hr front desk


  • Window
  • Family rooms
  • Seating area
  • Interconnected room(s) available
  • Lockers
  • Carpeted
  • City view
  • Privacy curtain
  • Storage available


  • Raised toilet
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Walk-in shower
  • Private bathroom

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Library
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Streaming service
  • TV


  • Restaurant
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Coffee shop
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Dining table


  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining area
  • Kitchenette


  • Reading light
  • Extra-long beds (> 2 meters)
  • Socket near the bed
  • Wardrobe or closet


  • Laundry facilities
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Tumble dryer


  • Computer use available
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk

Things to do

  • Game room
  • Table tennis
  • Pool table

Parking and transportation

  • Street parking

Family friendly

  • Cribs available

Reviews of Hi Chicago Hostel

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10.0 Wonderful
Pros:Everything was AMAZING!!!
10.0 Wonderful
Pros:This is best hostel ı ever stayyed:)))
10.0 Wonderful
Pros:Very accommodating and nice place. Excellent value!
9.4 Wonderful
Pros:I was surprised at how well the hostel was maintained. The staff was incredibly friendly and helpful.
Cons:The blanket was to small.
10.0 Wonderful
Pros:Safe, welcoming environment. GREAT location close to a variety of attractions, amenities and public transportation.
9.3 Wonderful
Pros:It was very clean, great downtown location, employees were very nice and provided lots of info on the area like where to eat and what to do. The place was fairly quiet, provided breakfast, and had sitting areas with nice leather arm chairs.


24 E Ida B Wells Drive, Chicago, IL 60605

What's nearby

  • Grant Park419 yd
  • Symphony Center435 yd
  • Art Institute of Chicago0.3 mi
  • Cloud Gate0.5 mi
  • Willis Tower0.5 mi
  • Millennium Park0.5 mi
  • Chicago Cultural Center0.6 mi
  • Chicago Theater0.7 mi
  • Field Museum0.8 mi
  • Shedd Aquarium0.9 mi
  • Chicago Riverwalk0.9 mi
  • Chicago Lakefront Trail0.9 mi



Check in anytime after 4:00 PM, check out anytime before 11:00 AM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

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Cheapest month to stay with an average 47% drop in price.
Most expensive month to stay with an average 127% rise in price.
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When to book a room at Hi Chicago Hostel

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Top tips for your stay at Hi Chicago Hostel

  • If you’re after a cheap room at Hi Chicago Hostel, then you should consider staying during the low season. The cheapest deals can generally be found in October and April.
  • Prices can also vary depending on which day of the week you stay. For the best room deals at Hi Chicago Hostel, plan to stay on a Saturday or Monday. The most expensive day is usually Thursday.
  • The cheapest price a room at Hi Chicago Hostel was booked for on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $51, while the most expensive was $305.

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Distance to city center

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Nearest Airport

Chicago Midway

Distance to airport

8.7 mi