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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!  

Best Brunch in Chicago

29 Oct

Where can I get a good Chicago breakfast?  We get that question a lot.  We’ve compiled our favorite responses for seeking out the tastiest brunch creations. *Bite Café. 2 words: Pork hash (pulled pork shank, brussels, potato, butternut squash, sage with two eggs and spicy hollandaise, served on toast).  Bite Café will “wow” you with […]

Halloween in Chicago 2013

21 Oct
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Here’s a few holiday ideas for your Chicago Itinerary…. *Join us for our traditional events!* Our annual Pumpkin Carving is on Oct. 25th at 6pm in our cafeteria.  We’ll provide the pumpkins and display the carved masterpieces and enjoy some roasted seeds!  In addition, on Oct. 26th we host our Halloween Pub Crawl, costumes are definitely […]

Unique Bars Chicago

01 Oct

Take a quick trip to some of these really cool bars, pubs, and lounges that offer a unique nightlife experience… *Headquarters Beercade* Pinball, old school & new school arcade games, and a full bar compromise Headquarters Beercade.  An added bonus is the games are all FREE.  Better yet, join us for our Saturday event where we […]

Independent Shops in Chicago

19 Sep
best vinyl shop chicago

Let’s stray off the beaten path and discover some unique stores to check out that are generally off the traveler’s itinerary, from bookstores to vintage shops, we got you covered… Reckless Records. Looking to score some new or used vinyl?  How about browse a huge DVD selection?  Definitely hit up the Chicago music enthusiast’s staple: Reckless […]