Chicago Getaway Hostel

Chicago Getaway Hostel

616 West Arlington Place, Chicago, IL 60614, United States
+1 773 929 5380

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Chicago Getaway Hostel
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About Chicago Getaway Hostel

  • Hostel Room
    An affordable stay with shared facilities
  • Clean and Tidy
    This stay has listed several different cleanliness practices.
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi and Breakfast for free

Chicago’s Lincoln Park neighborhood is home to Chicago Getaway Hostel. This hostel sets a new standard for those looking to connect with others while staying in a convenient location. Guests can start their day with a free breakfast along with partaking in weekly social events. A communal kitchen is available for meal preparation. Those who need to work find modern computers with free printing. Numerous spacious areas make it easy to connect with other guests looking for a social experience.

Guests can explore the area on the hostel’s complimentary bicycles. Lincoln Park Conservatory, Lincoln Park Zoo, and Lincoln Park are all located within a mile of this hotel. Located just one-half mile away, guests can visit the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum. Guests may want to visit the numerous taverns and wine bars located near this hostel. It is also easy for guests to get to see everything the Windy City has to offer including the Magnificent Mile, Millennium Park and the Art Institute of Chicago.

Most rooms at the Chicago Getaway Hostel are private with full, half or shared baths. Guests can also choose to stay in the dormitory-style rooms for a more communal experience. Private rooms offer a convenient workspace along with a comfortable beanbag-style chair. While most private rooms have a full bed some also have a bunk bed. Posh pads filled with party games accommodating up to eight guests are available.

This hotel offers a unique atmosphere for those looking for budget-friendly accommodations in Chicago.

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Rooms available at Chicago Getaway Hostel

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Double rooms(£36 - £164)
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Standard rooms(£94 - £128)
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Deluxe rooms(£265)
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Amenities at Chicago Getaway Hostel

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Business centre
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Internet
  • Parking
  • Laundry facilities
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Hairdryer

Health and safety

  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Hand sanitiser in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • 24-hour security
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitised
  • Guests can opt out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fan
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Air-conditioned
  • Dustbins

Things to do

  • Gift shop
  • Bicycle hire
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Game room
  • Golf
  • Cycling
  • Bowling
  • Pool table

Services and conveniences

  • ATM on-site
  • Ticket service
  • Business centre
  • Concierge service
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Key card access
  • Express check-out
  • 24-hour front desk

Accessibility and suitability

  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Lift
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Accessible by lift
  • No smoking
  • Upper floors accessible by lift
  • Designated smoking area


  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Private bathroom
  • Walk-in shower


  • Shared kitchen
  • Breakfast included
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Vending machine (snacks)


  • Family rooms
  • Seating area
  • Sofa
  • Lockers
  • Storage available

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Library
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • TV


  • Terrace/Patio
  • Grill
  • Picnic area
  • Garden


  • Reading light
  • Socket near the bed
  • Wardrobe or closet

Parking and transportation

  • Parking
  • Private parking


  • Computer use available
  • Desk

Family friendly

  • Children's television networks
  • Complimentary breakfast


  • Laundry facilities


  • Tennis

Reviews of Chicago Getaway Hostel

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8.5 Great
Pros:Location is excellent. Close to a beautiful church and tons of bars and restaurants within a few minutes walk. Price is super. Can’t beat $14/night.

Cons:Cleaner amenities.

9.1 Excellent

Cons:Excellent location. Amazing staff. Incredible value for the money.

8.2 Great
Pros:Amazing friendly staff. Excellent location. Great value for your dollar.

Cons:The whole place looks and feels dated. Can use a good thorough cleaning.

9.7 Excellent
Pros:Convenient location


8.0 Great
Pros:Need to improve on breakfast quality


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616 West Arlington Place, Chicago, IL 60614

What's nearby

  • Lincoln Park Zoo0.5 mi
  • Wrigley Field1.6 mi
  • Graceland Cemetery2.1 mi
  • 360 CHICAGO2.2 mi
  • Magnificent Mile2.4 mi
  • Chicago Riverwalk2.9 mi
  • Chicago Theater3 mi
  • Chicago Cultural Center3.1 mi
  • Navy Pier3.2 mi
  • Cloud Gate3.2 mi
  • Millennium Park3.2 mi
  • Chicago Lakefront Trail3.3 mi



Check in anytime after 15:00, check out anytime before 11:00


Cancellation/pre-payment policies vary by room type and provider.

FAQs when booking at Chicago Getaway Hostel

  • Chicago Getaway Hostel is located at 616 West Arlington Place in Lincoln Park, 3.6 miles from the centre of Chicago. Lincoln Park Zoo is the closest landmark to Chicago Getaway Hostel.

  • Check-in time is 15:00 and check-out time is 11:00 at Chicago Getaway Hostel.

  • Yes, Chicago Getaway Hostel offers free Wi-Fi.

  • No, Chicago Getaway Hostel does not offer free parking.

  • No, Chicago Getaway Hostel does not offer free airport shuttle service.

  • Chicago Getaway Hostel is 11 miles from Chicago Midway.

  • No, Chicago Getaway Hostel does not have a pool on-site.

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Distance to city centre

3.6 mi

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Nearest airport

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Distance to airport

13.8 mi