Chicago Parthenon Hostel

310 South Halsted Street, Chicago, United States, 60661  show map
 2 stars
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Chicago Parthenon Hostel

Free Wi-Fi
Parking

Off-site parking

Kitchen facilities

Shared kitchen

Air conditioning
Laundry
Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

TV

Leisure/ TV room

Breakfast

Overview

The popular property provides easy access to a tower and a theater. Founded in 1947, the hostel underwent a complete renovation in 2008.

It will take 10 minutes to walk to Skydeck Chicago, Smith Museum of Stained Glass Windows and The McCormick Bridgehouse & Chicago River Museum. The bakery Artopolis is just about 50 meters away.

There are LaSalle \"L\" (Blue Line) subway station and Ogilvie Transportation Center train station in walking distance.

Rooms

This hostel comprises of 48 guestrooms such as Double Room, Private Quadruple Room, Private Triple Room and Private Twin Room. Rooms are fitted with double beds and single beds. There are granite family bathrooms.

Eat & Drink

Guests can use a shared kitchen.

Services

Chicago Parthenon Hostel offers a luggage storage, a designated area for smoking, an ATM and parking along with 24-hour front desk, ironing and laundry.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hostel for free.

Guest Parking

Paid public parking is possible at a location nearby.

Year renovated:   2008.  Number of rooms:   48.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Parking
  • Off-site parking
  • 24-hour reception
  • Luggage storage
  • Locker room
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Vending machines

Services

  • Laundry
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Board games

Leisure facilities

  • Leisure/ TV room
  • Library

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Heating

Self-catering

  • Shared kitchen

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • There are no cribs provided in a room. 

How to reach hostel

hostel Chicago Parthenon Hostel Chicago location
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Hostel Address:

310 South Halsted Street, Chicago, United States, 60661

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City Center
  • Chicago
    5000 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Union Station
    2000 ft
Underground stations
  • LaSalle "L" Station (Blue Line)
    4600 ft
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • Parthenon Restaurant (cuisine: Greek)
    0 ft
  • Meli Cafe (cuisine: Greek)
    100 ft
Beaches
  • North Avenue Beach
    1.5 mi
Hostel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2008
  • Number of rooms:
    48

Rooms and availability

Double Room
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Bed Size (s): 1 Double

Singe Bed In Female Dormitory Room
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Bed Size (s): 1 Single

Private Triple Room
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Bed Size (s): 3 Single

Private Quadruple Room
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Bed Size (s): 4 Single

Single Bed In Male Dormitory Room
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Bed Size (s): 1 Single

Private Room With Two Beds
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Bed Size (s): 2 Single

Family Room (6 Adults)
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Bed Size (s): 6 Single

How to reach hostel

hostel Chicago Parthenon Hostel Chicago location
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Hostel Address:

310 South Halsted Street, Chicago, United States, 60661

Get directions
City Center
  • Chicago
    5000 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Union Station
    2000 ft
Underground stations
  • LaSalle "L" Station (Blue Line)
    4600 ft
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • Parthenon Restaurant (cuisine: Greek)
    0 ft
  • Meli Cafe (cuisine: Greek)
    100 ft
Beaches
  • North Avenue Beach
    1.5 mi
Hostel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2008
  • Number of rooms:
    48

Chicago Parthenon Hostel Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

Places of interest

Train stations

  • Union Station - 1700 ft
  • Union Station - 1700 ft
  • Ogilvie Transportation Center - 2300 ft

Stadiums

Museums

Universities, Institutes

  • University of Illinois Alumni - 400 ft
  • Lexington College - 400 ft
  • Univeristy of IL at Chicago - 1000 ft
  • Chicago Circle Ctr - 1400 ft
  • Ccc Bowling-Univ of IL Chicago - 1400 ft
  • University of Illinois - 1700 ft
  • Chicago-Kent College Law Ofc - 1700 ft
  • Harvard University - 2000 ft
  • University Mathematics Library - 2000 ft
  • University of Illinois Library - 2000 ft
  • Hillel Levine Ctr - 2700 ft
  • Career Center - 2700 ft
  • University-Ill Photo ID Office - 2700 ft
  • Cornell University - 3000 ft

Theaters

  • Hubbard Street Dance Chicago - 2000 ft

Local attractions

  • Reliance Building - 5100 ft
    1 W. Washington St., Chicago
  • Art Institute of Chicago - 1.2 mi
    111 S Michigan Ave, Chicago
  • Printers Row - 1.0 mi
    57 West Polk St, Chicago
  • James R. Thompson Center - 5100 ft
    100 W. Randolph St., Chicago
  • Daley Center - 1.0 mi
    Bounded by Washington, Chicago

Near the hostel

  • National Hellenic Museum - 200 ft
    333 S. Halsted, Chicago
  • Jane Addams' Hull-House Museum - 2200 ft
    800 S. Halsted St., Chicago
  • Smith Museum of Stained Glass Windows - 3000 ft
    600 East Grand Avenue, Chicago
  • Museum of Holography, - 3100 ft
    1134 West Washington Blvd.,, Chicago
  • Union Station - 2000 ft
    210 S. Canal Street, Chicago
  • Willis Tower - 3200 ft
    233 South Wacker Drive, Chicago
  • The McCormick Bridgehouse & Chicago River Museum - 3000 ft
    376 N. Michigan Ave, Chicago

Restaurants nearby

  • Parthenon Restaurant - 0 ft

    Address: 314 S. Halsted St.
    Phone: 312.726.2407

    76% likes this, based on 169 reviews
    Cuisine: Greek
    Price Range: USD 0 - USD 20

  • Artopolis - 100 ft

    Address: 306 S Halsted St
    Phone: (312) 559-9000

    70% likes this, based on 80 reviews
    Cuisine: Greek
    Price Range: USD 2 - USD 21

  • Pan Hellenic - 100 ft

    Address: 322 S Halsted St
    Phone: 312-454-1886

    70% likes this, based on 26 reviews

  • Meli Cafe - 100 ft

    Address: 301 S Halsted St
    Phone: (312) 454-0748

    86% likes this, based on 129 reviews
    Cuisine: Greek
    Price Range: USD 1 - USD 21

  • Greek Islands Restaurant - 600 ft

    Address: 200 S Halsted St
    Phone: 312-782-9855

    77% likes this, based on 374 reviews
    Cuisine: Mediterranean, Greek
    Price Range: USD 1 - USD 30

Hostel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2008
  • Number of rooms:
    48
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Chicago Parthenon Hostel Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Chicago Parthenon Hostel

Average guest rating

7.0out of 10
Very good
Based on 104 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Single
    8.2

    It was a decent place, with the bang being located in my wallet. Pretty nice rooms, decent set up, not totally angry with my choice.

  • Single
    8.2

    They run out of hot water at about ten in the morning and some guests have to take cold showers.

  • Group of friends
    3.2

    Nearby to center; internet connection

    Nothing was good: unpleasant employee, not working air-condition (the wether was extreme hot!), shared bath and wc, dirty windows, bad small; they advertised this as hotel and hostel, but it was just a hostel

  • Group of friends
    8.8

    It was a great, cheap place to sleep while I attended Pitchfork Music Festival.

  • Single
    10.0

    It was a peaceful atomsphere, the common room is really beautiful. I would come back again

    A lamp on the table could be useful in the rooms and in the shared bathrooms could have a place to set your changing clothes near the showers

  • Group of friends
    8.8

    We appreciated the location was close to so many restaurants and nightlife.

    The room got pretty hot (private four bed room) even with the window open for a breeze.

  • Group of friends
    6.6

    The staff attempted to make amends by offering us a bottle of champagne for their earlier gaff.

    The one thing that pretty much ruined our stay was the fact that one of our rooms was given away. I understand that things happen, but this was especially irritating because we were there as a large wedding party and they gave away private room for my new wife and I. We ended up having to try and squeeze together on a bunk bed. Not exactly the romantic evening I had imagined when I booked the hostel.

  • Older travelers
    6.6

    Location. Close to Blue Line, to go to airport. Stop for hotel is Halstead. Walking distance to rail and things to do.

    Toilet cubicle too small to sit, kitchen and communal facilities locked out at 6 am so couldn't access the breakfast we left in fridge before flight.

  • Single
    4.2

    There is a Greek restaurant next to the hotel, which serves delicious foods for an Asian appetite.

    The elder man at the front-desk is so arrogant to female residents. It took him more than 3 min to check-in my pre-booked reservation, and more than 2 min to explain to me the various regulations and limitations of the hostel room in a language that I simply could not understand. There is a bar downstairs of the hostel floors, which according to the worker in the hostel, is a private bar. But it is open in the late midnight, and the noises as well as the earthquake-like bass were so annoying that I could not fell asleep. During daytime afternoon, there is a group of paraders walking along the street again and again, druming and trumpeting, as if to make sure that I cannot get enough sleep both at night and at daytime.

  • Single
    6.2

    The breakfast was ok.

    No elevators, and the building is old and squeaky, very small, not enough showers, internet was slow, construction on building during stay

  • Single
    5.0

    convenient location

    1. At breakfast, the man was very angry. 2. Doors to toilet broken. 3. There is a building on the second floor, so much dust.

  • Group of friends
    8.8

    The room is very clean and comfortable...although the bathroom was the shared facility, the cleanness was beyond my expectation...the hotel is located in the Greektown, pubic transit is accessible within walking distance...the hotel staffs were nice, friendly and helpful...all in all it was very good value for money...

    The building has several stories and does not have a lift. So if you have a lot of bags, it could be quite some exercise taking them up to your room.

  • Family with children
    7.0

    Very nice free breakfast

    It was noisy, but on informing the desk they took care of it.

  • Single
    9.2

    the location, friendly staff and breakfast!!

    bathrooms were shared and needed more hot water and a fix on the door hardware.

  • Group of friends
    8.8

    The staff was kind enough to put out bagels and Gatorade because they knew some of us were running the Chicago Marathon in the morning!

How to reach hostel

hostel Chicago Parthenon Hostel Chicago location
Show big map »

Hostel Address:

310 South Halsted Street, Chicago, United States, 60661

Get directions
City Center
  • Chicago
    5000 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Union Station
    2000 ft
Underground stations
  • LaSalle "L" Station (Blue Line)
    4600 ft
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • Parthenon Restaurant (cuisine: Greek)
    0 ft
  • Meli Cafe (cuisine: Greek)
    100 ft
Beaches
  • North Avenue Beach
    1.5 mi
Hostel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2008
  • Number of rooms:
    48