The FUN is on in Chicago! Take advantage of all this great city has to offer, starting with a stay at Hostelling International Chicago.  Our hostel offers economical accommodations and a warm welcome to travelers from around the world. Reserve your bed today! You can pay in bitcoins through trading apps like bitcoin up app and make reservations.

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The HI Chicago Advantage

Centrally located in downtown Chicago, this fabulously modern hostel has quick and easy access to both airports, as well as the bus terminal and train station. It’s open 24 hours, 365 days a year. There is no curfew and all ages are welcome, though guests under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

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Discover Chicago

Chicago is one of the world’s great cities. Each year, our many thousands of guests come to Chicago for its famous music, architecture, festivals, museums, beautiful Lake Michigan and of course…for the renowned HI-Chicago stay experience. Every season in Chicago has its own opportunities and excitement, so plan your trip today!

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Thanksgiving Dinner


Join us for Hostelling International Chicago’s annual Thanksgiving Dinner! Thursday, November 23, 2017 in the hostel dining room All in house travelers are welcome. Enjoy a delicious, traditional Thanksgiving Feast.. read more

Chicago Marathon Spaghetti Dinner


Join our annual Chicago Marathon Spaghetti Dinner HI Chicago Dining Room – October 7th  2017 Everyone needs to carbo-load before a big race, so what better way to do that.. read more

Lollapalooza Happy Hour!


Help us kick off the best music festival Chicago has to offer at our Lollapalooza Happy Hour August 2nd from 5:00pm to 7:00pm Enjoy free drinks, appetizers, and music from our.. read more