Chicago Getaway Hostel- a friendly place to stay in Chicago
The Chicago Getaway Hostel is a nice place to stay for anyone visiting the city of Chicago. This hostel style hotel combines the modern appointments of a high class hotel with the friendly interactions of a hostel. The hostel is also conveniently located nearby to all of the citys famous tourist attractions and local favorites.
All of the guestrooms offered by the Chicago Getaway Hostel have been newly renovated. Guests can choose from private rooms or from classic hostel-style dorm rooms. The dorms are single sexed and can sleep anywhere from 4 people to 12 people. Ensuite dorms are also available and contain a private bathroom. These dorms can sleep from 6 to 8 people. Standard guestrooms rooms are private but have shared bathrooms. Some of the private rooms contain half baths and a few contain full private bathrooms. The hostel has special rates and accommodations for students.
The hostel features a shared common area, a gourmet kitchen open to all guests and an outdoor patio for relaxation. Many of the private rooms feature in-suite private bathrooms while the common baths are spacious and comfortable. Guests of the hostel can enjoy mingling with other guests and the hostel hosts a number of social events including pub crawls, free weekend BBQs and city tours. The hostel also allows alcoholic beverages within the common areas. There is no membership fee required to stay at the hostel. Parking is available for a small fee and is limited in space. The hostel also provides a number of free services to its guests, including free wireless internet access, a free continental breakfast served each morning, free linens for beds and lockers for storage. Computer stations are also available. The large and modern kitchen is self-serve and is open to all guests. The hostel also provides guitars, pool tables, a foosball table, a cable TV lounge and BBQ grills for guests to enjoy.
The Chicago Getaway Hostel is located within walking distance of Chicagos lakefront beaches and is just a short cab or bus ride from the areas most famous local attractions. Guests of the hostel can rent bikes to tour the city and the hostel can provide local touring information. The citys Red Line and Brown Line bus routes run near the hotel and can provide easy transportation to all areas of the city. Local attractions include DePaul University, the Lincoln Park Zoo and the Second City comedy club, one of the famous Saturday Night Live comedy clubs. The Lincoln Park Conservatory is located nearby as are the B.L.U.E.S and Kingston Mines blues clubs. Lake Michigan provides plenty of swimming, beach volleyball and fishing opportunities. Wrigley Field, the home of the Chicago Cubs is also close by. The 18 mile bike path provides biking and running opportunities.
Visitors to the Chicago area looking for a fun, inexpensive and more local way to see the city will enjoy staying at the Chicago Getaway Hostel. It offers a friendly atmosphere and all of the required amenities to have an enjoyable Chicago stay.