About Chicago Parthenon Hostel
Chicago Parthenon Hostel boasts of easy access to public transports and turns out to be a convenient hostel when visiting Chicago.
Chicago Parthenon Hostel is a central Chicago hostel in the district of Greektown. Providing accommodation in private rooms and budget dorms, it boasts of a prime location close to UIC-Hastle station and Clinton-Blue. This hostel offers free linen, breakfast and wifi.
|Check-in||from 15:00 to 0:00|
The hostel offers luggage storage for those that need to check in early and room is not ready, as well as those that need to check out but have a late departure train or bus.
|Room lockout||No lockout|
Accommodation is available in female and male dorms as well as private rooms with shared bathrooms.
Breakfast, WiFi and linen are free.
Location and surroundings
Chicago Parthenon Hostel is located in a a local Chicago's district called Greektown and it's served by shops, restaurants and bars; it is also close to the Blue line UIC-Hastle station and Clinton-Blue.
Services and facilities
Guests can chill out in a spacious lounge with flat screen TV, use the common kitchen. For those who do not want to cook there is an on site restaurant and bar. Guests can also avail of a bike rental service nearby.
Reviews (7.9 Very good)
This s very good hostel. Room rates are good taking into consideration the quality of the hostel, compared to other hostels USA-wide it is quite worth the cost. It is a beautiful and modern building with clean corridors, toilets and common room. It is quite close to a hotel so you may find it a good choice if you do not have high expectations. Staff is ok and efficient. Rooms are beautiful, new and make a good welcome to the traveler. Room cleanliness may be improved as there is no daily (room) cleaning service, which aspect may be improved, but by the way you do not really need it in a hostel. There is a computer with internet connection at no charge and a widescreen TV in the common room. Hostel location is great, 10min-walk away from center, right in front of Jackson boulevard. A metro station is close (halsted) as well. Since you are in the greek district you want to check out a couple of small restaurants and fast foods around there.
My room was well-kept and clean; very simple, but sufficient and comfortable, with a single bed, chest of drawers, small table with chair, overhead light plus lamp, no air-conditioning, but a rotating floor fan, a doorknob lock and a deadbolt, and bed clothes and a bath towel provided. The toilet room was small but sufficient, with soap dispenser and paper towels, but the shower room was a bit cramped, with only two stalls, although i had been told a tub was available. I had to drop off my bag (in an unsecured room) before the Chicago marathon, and the staff there in the restaurant before it was even open was supportive. When i came back after the marathon, the staff there then seemed inconvenienced by my checking in, and the (i'm guessing) hostel manager was gruff and unwelcoming, though efficient in getting me in. The location is a bit out from downtown, but convenient to Union Station and within a few blocks of an el station (Blue Line). I only stayed one night but felt reasonably safe in the neighborhood, even with a few of Chicago's street people on the routes to the hostel. The AAE Chicago Parthenon is certainly comperable to other good hostels i've stayed at and i'd stay there again.
Great location. Great food near by. The owner (at least he seems to be the owner) is not very friendly but the other staff are very nice and accommodating.
Nice area, near city centre and all bus and rail travel close by, but the hostel itself was so so. I guess its because its only newly made into a Hostel and the place is getting done up at the mo. But overall I liked it
It is the perfect place to stay in Chicago if you don`t know the city. It is too easy to arrive in the hostel when you come from O`hare Airport by train. The location is perfect and the roons too.
Important to know
|Animals policy||Animals NOT accepted|
|Children policy||Children NOT accepted|
|Private rooms age restriction||No restrictions|
|Dorms age restriction||at least 18 years old|
|Smoking policy||All rooms and the common areas are non smoking|
|Wheelchair access||No wheelchair access|
Terms and conditions
|Cancellation policy||This property charges 1 night/s if canceled less than 2 days before the arrival dateIn the event of a no show this property charges 1 night/s on customer's credit card|
|Special conditions||3% merchant fee for payment made by cc upon arrival
Cancellations must be made via email. Local Chicago residents are not permitted.false
|Accepted Payments||The property accepts the following credit card brands for balance payments: Visa, Mastercard, Visa Electron, American Express|
|Taxes||Taxes not included: Local City Tax 17,4%|