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Chicago Sports Tickets, Games, & More

26 Oct

The sports season is upon us.  Professional hockey and basketball seasons have respectfully started, players & fans are preparing for the exciting seasons.  Grab your gear, get your tickets, and book your room with us. The 2009 Champion Blackhawks may have a different look, but they have started their attempt at a victorious sequel for the cup.  […]

Cool Places to Shop in Chicago

18 Oct

When you’re vacationing is it not inevitable to come home with a lot heavier of a suitcase than when you started?  Well, here are some tips on where you can go to fill your luggage with cool stuff. Calling all music collectors, vinyl enthusiasts, movie lovers, and cd buyers.  Reckless Records is the place to browse […]

Excellent Events at The Chicago Getaway Hostel

11 Oct
pub crawlin

The leaves have changed and Autumn has painted our city with its beautiful Fall colors.  We invite you to come explore our magnificent town and take advantage of our weekly events. Our Thursday Night Pub Crawls are still running strong.  We invite all guests (over 21) to meet us in our lobby at 6:45pm as we embark […]

Group Accommodations at The Chicago Getaway Hostel

05 Oct
group stays

We got you covered if you are interested in group reservations.  We provide excellent accommodations in a most beautiful Chicago neighborhood.  We also provide free breakfast, free internet, and awesome hostel events (pub crawls, blues bar outings, spaghetti dinners, chili nights)  to all guests, as well as comfortable & private rooms for groups.    We advise you to […]

The Chicago CityPASS

30 Sep
The Shedd Aquarium

Coming to the city? The Chicago Getaway Hostel has some great discounts for guests.   We just got an outstanding deal on CityPASS which we will be selling for $69.00 (adult ticket) and $59 (for children). This gives you access to 5 infamous attractions for a cheaper price. The original combined attraction price would be $134.62, so you are saving a […]

Good Places to Eat in Lincoln Park

09 Sep

Welcome to our neighborhood, dear traveler.  Looking for some excellent Northside food for cheap?  We got you covered.  Here are some of our hostel approved places that will satisfy your hunger pains… Welcome to The Dog House.  This is our staff-picked fast food joint for delicious encased meats.  Whether you’re in the mood for a […]

Holiday Rates at The Chicago Getaway Hostel

26 Aug
Zoolights at Lincoln Park Zoo

Who says you can’t have winter fun in Chicago? From ice skating, concerts, sledding, a frosted skyline, drinks, Zoolights, Bulls games, The SkyDeck, Navy Pier- there’s a bunch of Holiday fun to have in Chicago.  Dear traveler, we have even better news for you.  We are offering $20 dorm rates as well as 20% off on private rooms during […]

Chicago Marathon 2010

20 Aug

  On 10-10-10, The Chicago Marathon begins again.  It is one of the 5 Major World Marathons.  This 26.2 mile race includes 20 aid stations, a start location in beautiful Grant Park, a pasta dinner, and the potential for a huge personal accomplishment.  If you are looking for an inexpensive & comfortable place to stay […]

Riot Fest 2010

12 Aug

Achtung punk rock enthusiasts!  The annual Riot Fest concert series will bestow its snarling, three-chord, beer-swilling, band-filled, moshing, crowd-surfing, glory upon our city once again.  If you need cheap accommodations, grab your favorite band shirt & book a room with us ASAP.  The fest packs another stellar lineup of rock-n-roll: Bad Religion, The Lawrence Arms, […]