Hostelling International Chicago

Explore HI-Chicago

The BEST hostel in Chicago

HI-Chicago is the best hostel in Chicago and one of the best hostels in the WORLD! Do not miss your opportunity to stay with us when you visit Chicago. For more information about visiting the great City of Chicago, visit the Discover Chicago section.

Downtown Chicago

Hostel Room


The HI-Chicago Advantage — The BEST place to stay in Chicago!

  • Best Location in the city center — Downtown Chicago
  • Quick and easy access to airports, bus terminal and train stations
  • Safe neighborhood in the heart of the city
  • FREE breakfast, including muffins, bagels, fruit, cereal, juice and coffee
  • FREE WiFi in the lobby 
  • Walk to all of Chicago’s major attractions, museums, restaurants, music clubs
  • 24 hours, 365 days a year, NO CURFEW
  • NO age restrictions, all ages welcome, under 18 must be accompanied by adult

Walk to the museum

First stop, Sears Tower

Come for a Visit!

After exploring the hostel on the web, we invite you to come for a visit to see it in real life. HI-Chicago is easy to get to and open to anyone who wants to know more about hostelling.

Address: 24 East Congress Parkway, corner of Wabash and Congress
Hours: 24 hours a day, 365 days a year
Directions: For complete directions and maps of the area around the hostel, click here.

It’s great to be in Chicago

Chicago and Lake Michigan

Explore HI-Chicago Index:

Map of the hostel and downtown