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

Open & 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 Bean, and the Skydeck at Willis Tower, 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, lots of lounge space where you can hang out and meet fellow travelers (from a safe distance, of course), and tons of local tips to help you explore the coolest neighborhoods in the city. When you leave HI Chicago, we promise you’ll love this city as much as we do!

Let’s Stay Safe, Together.

While some of our favorite parts of hostelling look a bit different for now, our commitment to keeping our guests and staff safe and comfortable is stronger than ever. Learn about the enhanced safety, distancing and cleaning measures you can expect during your stay.

HI Chicago


Iconic building steps from public transportation


Insta-worthy guest lounge complete with pool table


Ask our staff for insider tips on the coolest neighborhoods to explore

Let's Go to Chicago!

Ready to travel again? Book now and save 15% off our best flexible rates through October 31, 2021! Enjoy super low rates, free 24-hour cancellation, and no pre-payment. Enter promo code “LETSGO”.

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Free WiFi

24/7 Staff

Luggage Storage

Close to Public Transit

Free Towels & Bed Sheets

Private Bathrooms

Onsite Café

Guest Laundry

Personal Power & USB Outlets

The Basics

Check-in: 4 p.m.

Check-out: 11 a.m.

Room Types

6 Bed Dorm

Number of Guests: 6

4 Bed Dorm

Number of Guests: 4

Private Double Bed Room

Number of Guests: 2

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 contact our group sales and services department for more information about booking your group at HI Chicago.

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What's Nearby

a private room with one king-sized bed at hi chicago hostel

Grant Park

0.3 mi. away

a private room with one king-sized bed at hi chicago hostel

The Bean

0.7 mi. away

a private room with one king-sized bed at hi chicago hostel

Willis Tower (limited hours)

0.7 mi. away