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

Located in the heart of downtown Chicago in a vibrant university district, HI Chicago Hostel, The J. Ira and Nicki Harris Family Hostel offers comfortable and contemporary accommodation in a historic building. Though the hostel is situated near public transportation, start your visit on foot and explore notable attractions such as Millennium Park, Buckingham Fountain, the Art Institute, Field Museum, and Shedd Aquarium, which are within walking distance. At the end of a long day, join other travelers in the communal kitchen for our weekly DIY Chicago Dog Dinner or ask our friendly staff for their Chicago-style pizza recommendations.

Chicago is a world-renowned city, full of mid-western charm, art and culture. With a wide range of daily free activities, from walking tours to welcome parties, you’ll be able to experience all that Chicago has to offer, even if you’re on a budget. HI Chicago also offers discounts to many of Chicago’s best attractions, including Chicago Architecture Foundation, Bobby’s Bike Hike, Sears Tower, and Hancock Observatory.

Enjoy free Wi-Fi throughout the building, free daily continental breakfast, a large self-service kitchen, two cafes and weekly welcome receptions with ice cream or cookies.

Winter rates as low as $26/night.

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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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