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Hi Chicago

24 E Ida B Wells Drive, Chicago, IL 60605

+1 312 360 0300

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based on 3,951 reviews

About Hi Chicago, 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 an express check-in and check-out feature and free Wi-Fi. For added convenience, it offers a games room, laundry facilities and a concierge. All historic rooms at HI Chicago Hostel are comfortably furnished and include heating. The shared bathroom provides a hair dryer. The hostel has an on-site restaurant, convenient for those who wish to dine in. In pleasant weather, guests are invited to enjoy their meals alfresco on the outdoor terrace. 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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Standard Rooms - Park view


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Double Rooms - Lake view


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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

  • 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
  • First-aid kit
  • 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


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


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

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


  • 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

Places of interest near Hi Chicago

Attractions in Chicago, Illinois curated by momondo

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


Grant Park0.2 mi
Symphony Center0.2 mi
Art Institute of Chicago0.3 mi
Cloud Gate0.5 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 Reviews

GreatBased on 3951 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Great location and great staff. (in 361 reviews)
  • Friendly staff and great breakfast. (in 282 reviews)
  • The staff are very friendly. (in 224 reviews)
Cons -
  • Too many old people. (in 22 reviews)
  • The noise from train track is disturbing. (in 21 reviews)
  • High woobly bunk beds (in 11 reviews)

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Hi Chicago room booking info

Check in/Check out

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


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • Hi Chicago is $62 cheaper than the average 1 star hotel in Chicago. You can usually find a nightly rate of $32 when staying at Hi Chicago.

  • If there is no traffic, the 16.0 mi drive between Chicago O'Hare Intl and Hi Chicago should only take about 47min. If your hotel is in a more metropolitan area, you may see the driving time increase due to traffic.

  • A very popular option for travelers staying at Hi Chicago would be to take a taxi or ridesharing service from Chicago O'Hare Intl directly to the hotel.

  • There is a restaurant at Hi Chicago that can be used by visitors of the hotel. You can sit down or take food to go. Call the front desk at +1 312 360 0300 for kitchen hours.

  • Judging by our data, Hi Chicago does not have a pool on site, but hotels regularly make additions and changes to their venues and do not always notify us. It would be best to call Hi Chicago at +1 312 360 0300.

  • The city center nearest to Hi Chicago is Chicago, which is 0.0 mi away from the hotel’s front door. There, you can find Grant Park, which is a popular sight in the area.

  • If you have questions or concerns about your stay at Hi Chicago, call +1 312 360 0300 to speak with a front desk representative.

  • Yes, Hi Chicago has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

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