Comparing hostels around downtown Chicago

by Paul Stafford  |  Published December 27, 2017

Chicago is the third largest city in the United States and its downtown is one of the most awe-inspiring in the world. High-rise buildings fringe the shores of mighty Lake Michigan. The culture that has poured out of this city in the past decades is well represented still today with theatres and music venues aplenty. And in the midst of it all, cheap hostels provide shelter for the many tourists who pass through the Windy City each year.

To begin with, finding the right hostel involves asking lots of questions about what you want and then doing all the research to find the right place for you. To help expedite this process, we have narrowed down that list to the best five, based on all the standard considerations like price and location, whilst looking into what makes each individual place stand out from the rest.