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HI Chicago, The J. Ira and Nicki Harris Family Hostel

Accepting Reservations

24 E Ida B Wells Drive, Chicago, IL 60605
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Get to Know HI Chicago

Here at HI Chicago, The J. Ira and Nicki Harris Family Hostel, showing travelers the best of Chicago is what we love most. HI Chicago hostel is just a short walk from Millennium Park, Buckingham Fountain, the Art Institute, the Field Museum, and Shedd Aquarium, but we’ll also make sure you know where to get the best hot dog and slice of Chicago-style pizza.

Our modern hostel is located in the heart of downtown’s Loop neighborhood and is stocked with everything you need to have an epic Chicago adventure. We have free Wi-Fi and breakfast, lots of lounge space where you can hang out and meet fellow travelers, and tons of tours and activities to help you explore the coolest neighborhoods in the city with our local volunteers. When you leave HI Chicago, we promise you’ll love this city as much as we do!

HI Chicago


Iconic building steps from public transportation


Insta-worthy guest lounge complete with pool table


Explore neighborhoods, jazz clubs, and more on our free tours

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Free WiFi

Free Breakfast

24/7 Staff

Tours & Social Activities

Luggage Storage

Guest Kitchen

Close to Public Transit

Free Towels & Bed Sheets

Private Bathrooms

Game Room

Onsite Café

Guest Laundry

Personal Power & USB Outlets

Private Bathrooms

Work Space

The Basics

Check-in: 4 p.m.

Check-out: 11 a.m.

Room Types

10 Bed Dorm

Number of Guests: 10

8 Bed Dorm

Number of Guests: 8

6 Bed Dorm

Number of Guests: 6

4 Bed Premium Dorm

Number of Guests: 4

Private Double Bed Room

Number of Guests: 2

One Bedroom Suite

Number of Guests: 1

Private 3 Person Ensuite

Number of Guests: 3
Room has Ensuite bathroom

Private King Room

Number of Guests: 2

Private King Room Ensuite

Number of Guests: 2
Room has Ensuite bathroom

Group Travel

Groups of 10 or more are required to book through our Group Sales and Services team. We recognize that every group comes to Chicago with different needs, and we can help make your experience in the Windy City a unique and memorable one. Please submit a request here for more information about booking your group at HI Chicago.

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What's Nearby

King bed in HI Chicago hostel.

Grant Park

0.3 mi. away

King bed in HI Chicago hostel.

The Bean

0.7 mi. away

King bed in HI Chicago hostel.

Skydeck at Willis Tower

0.7 mi. away