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A Hip Hostel in Chicago's Historic Lincoln Park

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.

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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...

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  • "Easy Chicago Trip"

    We would definitely stay there again. Fun and interesting and in a great location to get to Depaul University. Took the L and train from O'Hare Airport to the hostel with no problem. Kitchen area accessible to make your own meals.

    waltzmatilda Middletown, New Jersey
  • "Wonderful"

    The hostel is the best place for staying in while sightseeing and getting to know the chicago city. Almost everything is quite bit handy and the staff is helpful, giving to the guests good attention and providing what is necessary.

    Rafapedro Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • "Love this place..."

    The atmosphere, the location and the friendliness of the staff is why I will definitely being staying here again. It's in a secured building, they have free breakfast and it's only a couple stops from downtown!

    Katieswain90 Louisville, Kentucky
  • "Great breakfast"

    Staff super friendly, helpful, and informative about the city. Nice clean hostel, comfy beds and hot showers. Good location, about 10 mins walk from the train station and Lincoln Zoo. Free wifi. Breakfast was fab, so many choices! Would recommend this place to anyone on a budget.

    Carolyn H. Bognor Regis, United Kingdom