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Chicago Getaway Hostel

Chicago Getaway Hostel

(773) 929-5380

Chicago Getaway Hostel

15 years in business
616 W Arlington Pl
Chicago, IL 60614-2682
Fax Numbers
  • (773) 665-5485
BBB File Opened: 02/04/2011
Business Started: 01/01/2002
Business Started Locally: 01/01/2002
Business Incorporated: 06/27/2000 in IL
Type of Entity
Limited Liability Company
Business Management
  • Mr. Mathew Meadows, General Manager/Director
Business Category
  • Hostels
  • NAICS: All Other Traveler Accommodation

Service Area
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Located in Chicago, IL, this hostel serves the neighborhoods of Park West, Lincoln Park, Lakeview, Wicker Park, West Town, Streeterville, Ukrainian Village, North Center, Bucktown, Uptown, Ravenswood, Avondale, and Lincoln Square. 


Alternate Business Names
  • 616 Arlington Property LLC



Chicago Getaway Hostel is a hostel with a range of amenities catering to young budget-conscious visitors to Chicago with a mix of shared and private rooms. The hostel was formed in 2009 and the building itself has a rich history, located in the historic Lincoln Park neighborhood near the Lincoln Park Zoo, the lake shore, and other cultural attractions including fine dining, bars, nightclubs, theatres, parks, and shopping.

The hostel allows alcohol and offers free computer stations and WiFi as well as lockers, for which guests can bring their own locks to secure their belongings. A free continental breakfast is served each day and there is a free self-service kitchen as well as free linens. Free social events are provided throughout the week on a rotating schedule, and the hostel also provides guitars, bike rentals, pool and foosball tables, a cable TV room, a barbeque grill, tour information, and no curfew. Staff are available 24 hours a day to answer any questions or provide assistance. Both private and dormitory rooms are available, and some private rooms have their own en-suite bathroom. The hostel also runs its own blog with travel tips to assist guests in making travel decisions.

Visit the website for Chicago Getaway Hostel to learn more about the hostel and its history, read about the cultural attractions nearby, and reserve a room or bed at the hostel.

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Chicago Getaway Hostel

This Business Is Not BBB Accredited

Chicago Getaway Hostel

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