The Chicago Getaway Hostel reinvents the hostel for a new generation of travelers. Pairing hotel-style services with friendly fewer-frills affordability, this fresh alternative in Chicago’s trendy Lincoln Park elevates the experience with a roster of fun, free daily social events, a chef-caliber communal kitchen and services and amenities that delight. From free continental breakfast to free WiFi and linens, bike rentals to guitars, Chicago Getaway is the Windy City’s most popular and highest-rated hostel.Learn More >
Our housing is located in the heart of Lincoln Park. By day, spend your free time out back on our patio sunning and socializing, playing corn hole, and drinking 312’s— we’ll handle the grill. By night, drink like a local on our guided bar crawls or follow us to our favorite dive bars for live music...
Two day event festival takes place along Chicago famed Halsted strip.
WE DON'T JUST LOVE BLUES â?" â??WE LIVE AND BREATHE IT.
Join us for our staff's favorite event featuring $2 craft beers and a live funk DJ!
Free Spaghetti Dinner!
Good People, Good Music and good Drinks!
$2 craft beers and live funk DJ!
Do you like beer and pizza? Yeah, we do too.
$20 All you can drink Margaritas/Beer and Appetizers!
Drinks will be flowing and we'll have a good time!
Cubs host at Wrigley Field versus the Atlanta Braves @ 1:20pm CT
With 8 stages, and 170+ bands from all over the world, every Lolla lineup makes hands wave, heads nod, and crowds holler.
Lakeview's Street Festival
A convention, for books.
The Largest Biker Gang Ever!
Columbia College's Annual Celebration
Absolutely amazing! Very friendly staff and also the atmosphere is incredible. Very clean and organized and you have a lot of options to do in the hostel itself as well as the activities planned at night. The rooms are very nice and good access to Wi-Fi.-Valerie S
The facilities are outstanding - the kitchen area was massive and always well maintained, the bathroom was also consistently clean and never busy, the rooms were tidy. I didn't deal with the staff beyond check in and check out but they were helpful.- CandiceSparrow
First time in a hostel: was an experiment, and what a great place! Excellent surroundings, staff was great, meal preparation time was the best! Everyone shared ingredients and we came up with some marvelous stuff. Convenient to CTA and to so many bars and restaurants. Didn't want to leave, and will visit again!- Gerry Z
Couldn't praise this place highly enough. It is in a really safe and convenient location with a 5-minute walk to the CTA to take you into the City. The staff are very helpful and will do everything they can to help you. They also offer opportunities each night to go to local places that usually offer special deals.- Mark B
Spend three nights at Getaway Hostel and loved our time there. The rooms were very clean and modern. The breakfast that was included in the price was one of the best I have had at a hostel, cereals, bagels, toast, fruit, juice and coffee. Almost every night of the week they had a different activity you could participate in. Our last night there we paid $20 USD for all you can drink at a local Irish pub just down the road. Hostel located in the very nice Lincoln Park district and is within walking distance of shops, restaurants parks and the zoo! Highly recommend this hostel!- BrendanFoon Wonthaggi, Australia