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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 *We have also been nominated for an award of excellency at which will be out soon, so if […]

October Events in Chicago

21 Sep

Autumn is a beautiful & ideal time to visit Chicago.  Here’s some reasons why….  The lakefront path is a picturesque playground you should be a part of this fall, whether biking, jogging, or walking it,  we are sure it will be a memorable part of your Chicago experience.  In addition, we rent bikes w/ locks: $20 for 3 […]

Our Weekly Hostel Events

03 May

Take advantage of our weekly hostel events that will surely illuminate your stay. Every Monday we have a FREE Blues Bar Outing to one of our historic neighborhood blues venues.  Whether its the always lively Kingston Mines or the cool low-key comfort of B.L.U.E.S. Chicago, we always have a blast grooving to the music that made Chicago a […]

Chicago Book Shops

04 Apr

In need of some literature amisdt your travels?  Look no further than these formidable book dealers… Bookworks is AWESOME.  They have a great selection of used & new items including books, magazines, cds, records, and photographs.  They also have some rare stuff, if you don’t find the exact book you’re looking for, chances are you’ll walk out […]

Chicago by way of Belgium

24 Feb

Maarten Geinaert hails from Brugge, Belgium but chose Chicago Getaway Hostel as his lodging base for his U.S. travels.  Thus far, he’s having a great time, we sat down with him one late night and got his recommendations….

Pedway Tours Through Chicago Getaway Hostel!

31 Jan

We have a tremendous deal for you.  Chicago Pedway Tours are only $5.00 for our guests (regularly $15.00).  We sat down with multi-talented improviser and tour guide extraodinaire, Margaret Hicks.   She hosts a tour through heated walkways, passages, and tunnels as you will discover some awesome Chicago spots.

Chicago Museums in Winter 2011

24 Jan

So many museums, so many exhibits, and a whole lot of free days! Dinosaurs, Ancient Egypt, Lions of Tsavo…sound interesting?  Visit The Field Museum for a trip that’s always fun & informative.  Located in the Museum Campus, this place combines history and biology and is well-worth it for any museum enthusiast.  Upcoming free days: Jan: 31st, […]