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Hi Chicago Hostel

Rental with Restaurant

24 E Ida B Wells Drive, Chicago, IL 60605

+1 312 360 0300
Very good

based on 4,282 reviews


per night

About Hi Chicago Hostel, Chicago

Value for money
HI Chicago Hostel is situated in Chicago and is within a short walk of nearby sightseeing spots, including Chicago Board of Trade Building and Grant Park. Surrounded by local bars and restaurants, it is within walking distance from Monroe Dearborn Subway Station. The hostel provides an around the clock reception, as well as a concierge and an express check-in and check-out feature. For added convenience, it offers laundry facilities, a library and a games room. HI Chicago Hostel has 500 rooms, all of which are equipped with a microwave, a hair dryer and a refrigerator. Those staying in the rooms also have access to a shared bathroom. Guests staying at the hostel can sit down to a unique dining experience at the in-house restaurant, conveniently situated for those who want to stay close at mealtime. Local sites near HI Chicago Hostel include Willis Tower, Chicago Public Library and Millennium Park. Art Institute of Chicago is a short car ride away.

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Deluxe Rooms - Harbor view
1 double bed

1 double bed



$81 totalExpedia
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Standard Rooms - River view
1 twin bed

1 twin bed



$72 totalroomsXXL
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Double Rooms - Water view


$105 totalAgoda.com
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King Rooms - Lake view


$235 totalBooking.com
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Other Rooms - Courtyard view


$52 totalAGODA
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Hostel Amenities & Facilities

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

Health and safety

  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • 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
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces
  • First-aid kit
  • Enhanced cleaning
  • Safe


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

Accessibility and suitability

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

Services and conveniences

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


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


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

Media and entertainment

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


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


  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining area


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

Things to do

  • Bicycle rental
  • Game room
  • Table tennis
  • Pool table


  • Laundry facilities
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Tumble dryer


  • Computer use available
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk

Parking and transportation

  • Street parking

Family friendly

  • Cribs available

Places of interest near Hi Chicago Hostel

Attractions in Chicago, Illinois curated by momondo

Hi Chicago Hostel location: 24 E Ida B Wells Drive, Chicago, IL 60605


Grant Park0.2 mi
Symphony Center0.2 mi
Art Institute of Chicago0.3 mi
190 South LaSalle Street0.4 mi

Restaurants and Cafés

Galvez Restaurant0.1 mi
Ada St. - Hayden Hall0.1 mi
Custom House Tavern0.1 mi
Lime Leaf0.1 mi

Hi Chicago Hostel Reviews

Very goodBased on 4,282 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Great location and great staff. (in 386 reviews)
  • Friendly staff and great breakfast. (in 282 reviews)
  • "Clean, friendly staff, nice place." (in 230 reviews)
Cons -
  • The homeless people near the front were very rude. (in 26 reviews)
  • Noise from the train operation (in 21 reviews)
  • The woman at the front desk when we checked in was most unhelpful. (in 11 reviews)

Hi Chicago Hostel room booking info

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


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