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Valentine’s Day in Chicago

05 Feb
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Capture the evening of Valentine’s Day in Chicago.  We have some tips whether you’re looking for a lively singles night or a quiet couple’s dinner.  Here are some suggestions on making your Valentine’s Day in Chicago a most memorable one. Best Singles Bars If dancing is on the agenda, look no further than the hip […]

Best Burgers in Chicago

28 Jan
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Already tried our famous pizza?  Tackled the toppings of our signature hot dogs? Then you’re ready to move on to the best burgers in Chicago. Leaning on its long-ago roots as the hub of the meatpacking industry, Chicago is recognized for having some of the most inventive, fresh, delicious burgers in the country.  We’re going […]

Super Bowl XLVIII Party

28 Jan

Super Bowl Party at Chicago Getaway Hostel Join us for our annual Super Bowl Party for an American tradition on Sunday February 2nd, 5:30 pm. We’ll provide Free Pizza and Snacks for all our guests as we break in our brand new TV room for the big game.  Our event is BYOB so feel free to […]

Extended Stay in Chicago

22 Jan

Any prospective guests who are looking for an extended stay in Chicago are looking for comfort, security, convenience, and excellent amenities while avoiding expensive leases. Our boutique hostel should top any list for extended stay considerations.  We offer the best in affordability, comfort, location, and friendship. Extended Stay Benefits: Discounted rates As a student studying […]

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 […]