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Group Reservations in Chicago

20 Jan

We welcome your group to our award winning hostel! For group reservations in Chicago, look no further than Chicago Getaway Hostel. We’d be happy to host your group at our historic building in Lincoln Park, Chicago.  You will find we offer the perfect blend of travel necessity and awesome amenities… Location In the heart of beautiful Lincoln Park, […]

Lesser Known Chicago Attractions

16 Jan
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Take a trip off the beaten path of familiar Chicago travel sites and discover these wonderful lesser known Chicago attractions. For this installment, we’ll focus on the wonderful, eclectic museums that are not on the ordinary tourist’s itinerary… Museum of Surgical Science You don’t have to be a part of the medical field to visit […]

5 Best Chicago Cocktail Bars

10 Jan
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Need to warm up? Want to drink to a bit of jazz or mellow out along the dimly lit walls of an old fashioned speakeasy? Look no further than these excellent Chicago cocktail bars for an original take on mixed drinks as well as some unique ambiance. The Violet Hour A swanky cocktail lounge, a […]

5 of the Best Chicago Comfort Foods

08 Jan

Everyone knows about Chicago’s deep-dish pizza and hot dog. With the snow piling up in the heart of winter, we need some more Chicago comfort foods to stretch across the long, cold week.  Find solace in these warm dishes at some of these cozy restaurants.  1. Lobster Mac-n-Cheese Take a trip north to the historically […]

New Year’s Eve Party 2014

23 Dec

Where will you be December 31st?  The correct answer is at your favorite Chicago hostel bringing in the New Year at our annual New Year’s Party! A $10 admission will include: UNLIMITED DRAFT BEER. HOR D’OEUREVES. LIVE DJ. COUNTDOWN. Party kicks off at 8pm. Start the New Year with us!

Doughnut Shops in Chicago

18 Dec

The doughnut craze has been sweeping Chicago, here’s are top picks for fried or baked deliciousness… Doughnut Vault. The Doughnut Vault  puts out batches of vanilla glazed, chestnut, buttermilk old-fashioned and other doughnuts of both the cake and yeast variety. But they do so with irregularity, releasing batches at their whim and announcing their existence on […]

Christmas Dinner 2013

17 Dec
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We’re serving up another delicious holiday feast! Our Christmas dinner includes: Traditional Ham. Hot Stuffing. Fresh Corn. Dinner Rolls. Pumpkin Pie. *Dinner is at 5pm on Christmas Day (December 25th) in our cafeteria.  The meal is $10 and you can sign up at the front desk anytime!*

Discount Tickets for Chicago Attractions

11 Dec

Winter is a great time to take advantage of our great deals on famous attractions, all tickets are available right at our front desk, anytime! Art Institute of Chicago. Purchase a discount ticket for the Art Institute of Chicago for only $21 ($23 at the door) and get the ability to skip the ticket line […]

Winter Events at Chicago Getaway Hostel

04 Dec
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 As we gear up for our winter season in Chicago, we are still keeping busy with events for you, everyday. MONDAY. Mondays are night is Blues Bar Night at historic Kingston Mines.  Guests meet in the lobby at 8:45pm, and we go together as a group to the famous venue.  Included is FREE admission.  A full bar and […]

Thanksgiving Dinner 2013

26 Nov
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Celebrate the tradition with us, this Thursday, November 28th at 4pm for $10.00.  We will provide all the dishes to stuff you like a turkey! Delicious Dishes Include the Following: TURKEY MASHED POTATOES STUFFING CORN DINNER ROLLS CRANBERRIES PUMPKIN PIE. *Sign up at the front desk anytime!