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

in the beautiful state of Illinois
  • comfortable spacious lounge in HI Chicago
  • Chicago hostel dining area with windows on two sides and high ceilings
  • large comfortable eight bed dorm room with hostellers hanging out
  • hostellers playing pool in Chicago Hostel game room
  • stunning HI Chicago lobby with large open staircase

30% Off All Dorm Beds At HI Chicago

Sunday-Thursday Nights

Now through Oct. 31

Promo code: FALL16

Here at HI Chicago, The J. Ira and Nicki Harris Family Hostel, showing travelers the best of Chicago is what we love most.

We’ll make sure you know it’s just a short walk from the hostel to Millennium Park, Buckingham Fountain, the Art Institute, Field Museum, and Shedd Aquarium, but we’ll also make sure you know where to get the best hot dog and a slice of Chicago-style pizza. Our gorgeous hostel is located in the heart of downtown’s Loop neighborhood and we have everything you need to have an epic Chicago adventure.

We have free Wi-Fi and breakfast, but we also have tons of tours and activities to help you meet other travelers and 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!

  • Downtown location close to public transportation
  • Free tours & activities
  • Free high-speed Wi-Fi
  • Free continental breakfast
  • Shared kitchen & dining room
  • 24-hour reception
  • Guest laundry room
  • Pool and ping-pong tables
  • Meeting rooms


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  • Air conditioning
  • Basic store available at or near the hostel
  • Breakfast at or near the hostel
  • Common room(s)
  • Credit card accepted
  • Cycle rental available at or near the hostel
  • Discounts and concessions available
  • Games room
  • Earth friendly hostel
  • Groups welcome
  • Individual traveller welcome
  • Internet access
  • Laundry facilities
  • Lift
  • Lockers available
  • Luggage Store
  • Currency exchange at or near the hostel
  • Hostel open 24h
  • Self-catering kitchen
  • Sheets in price
  • Smoking room/area
  • TV room
  • Suitable for wheelchair users
  • Beach nearby
  • Botanical centre nearby
  • City centre location
  • Cultural centre nearby
  • Historical sites nearby
  • Leisure facilities nearby
  • Main attractions nearby
  • Museums/art galleries nearby
  • Nightlife nearby
  • Restaurants nearby
  • River nearby
  • Shopping centre/market nearby

Address & Contact

HI Chicago, The J. Ira and Nicki Harris Family
24 East Congress Parkway
Chicago Illinois 60605
Phone 1 (312) 360-0300
Fax 1 (312) 360-0313
GPS 41.875717, -87.626726

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Bed Capacity > Total Beds 500

Opening Times > 24 hours > All Year

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