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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 […]

St. Patrick’s Day Chicago

04 Mar
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St. Patrick’s Day Chicago 2013. On March 17th, all guests of the hostel are invited to meet in the lobby at 8am as we go see the river dyed green and enjoy a few beers. Then we head down to see the St. Paddy’s Day Parade and enjoy a few more drinks.  Want to sleep […]

Super Bowl Hostel Party 2013

21 Jan

Super Bowl XLVII, anyone?? Watch the BIG GAME at our third annual Super Bowl Party, come watch the thrills, meet some fellow travelers, and take part in another epic battle for the title… When: February 3rd, 5:30pm. Where: The Hostel (common areas: tv lounge/lobby). What: BYOB, We supply the food & snacks for the game, just bring […]

NYE Party 2013 at Chicago Getaway Hostel

11 Dec

Get out your party shoes & bring in the New Year with us as we kick off our 2nd annual NYE Bash, Dec. 31st 9pm-1am…    Details: ***DJ, Food, Drinks, Balloon Drop, Lights & Music. *$10 for Food & Beer. *$3 per Mixed Drink.     **Book online or call us at 773.929.5380 anytime with any […]

Student Stays at Chicago Getaway

29 Nov

Affordability.  Comfort.  Location.  Friendship.  Some of the essential things you need in a second home.  We provide all of the necessary amenities for your Chicago stay while you further your education: free wifi/computer terminals, easy transportation, fun events, free breakfast, fellow students, a beautiful environment, all in one of Chicago’s best neighborhoods.  Discounted rates:  As a student studying in […]

Chicago Facts

27 Apr

1.  In 1900 Chicago successfully completed a massive and highly innovative engineering project- reversing the flow of the Chicago River so that it emptied into the Mississippi River instead of Lake Michigan.  Also, the Chicago River is dyed green every year to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day.

Saving Money When Traveling

15 Feb

You are practical with your $$$, you are already booking with our affordable hostel.  Here are a few additional money saving tips amidst your travels….  1. Check out groupon.com. This site is springing with super deals & its popularity is ever-growing.  They also have the newly featured Now! Deals where you can get an immediate discount on restaurants, bars, attractions & […]

Top Ranked Hostel Worldwide

08 Feb

  We would like to take this moment to thank all of our past, present, and future guests for their wonderful support as we were recently ranked #4 WORLDWIDE as Best Extra Large Hostel by Hostelworld.com. *We have also been nominated for an award of excellency at hostelbookers.com which will be out soon, so if […]

Winter 2011 Hostel Events

08 Dec

Introducing Millenium Park/Christkindlmarket Expeditions… Every Sunday, join us in the lobby at 12pm as we head downtown to browse the seasonal Christkindlmarket and partake in the majestic Millenium Park Ice Skating rink.  It is $10 to skate, and guests must provide their own transportation fare. 

Fall/Winter Student Housing

03 Nov

Looking for Winter Student Housing?  Look no further! **These special student rates are available from October through March** Coming to Chicago to study and need an inexpensive, comfortable, youthful, and vibrant place to stay?  Chicago Getaway Hostel offers special student pricing for 20 and 30 day stays.  This applies to students studying in Chicago and who can […]