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At Holiday Jones, we have transformed a classic Chicago S.R.O. into an urban rest-stop where guests can relax, connect, work, eat, and dream. We offer a true Chicago experience, a stylish community atmosphere, and modern luxury for less money. The only thing “hostel” about our establishment is the price. Located in the heart of the popular Wicker Park neighborhood, Holiday Jones allows guests to stay like a native in Chicago while still having easy access to Chicago’s city center and top tourist attractions. Whether you’re in town for a concert, conference, or just to see the sights, Holiday Jones is in an ideal location.

When the city center is winding down at the end of the workday, Wicker Park is just heating up. Right outside our doors there are unique restaurants, bars, clubs, shops, art galleries, and live music venues. However, guests don’t even need to leave our lobby for a drink or a snack, as Holiday Jones has teamed up with the best empanada place in town! Grab a bite to eat at our Empanada Restaurant located in the lobby of the hostel. Hang with locals in the cafe or socialize with other guests in our underground common area and kitchen. Rest assured that our building’s solid Chicago construction means that you’ll get a quiet night’s sleep in our custom-designed beds. Complimentary breakfast and free Wi-Fi are just two more reasons why you’ll enjoy your stay with us at Holiday Jones.

When you decide to venture out to explore the city’s sights, head down the block to the Division Blue Line station for a 10-minute ride on one of Chicago’s iconic L trains to the “Loop.” From there, the Willis (Sears) Tower, Millennium Park, Magnificent Mile, Navy Pier, Buckingham Fountain, Shedd Aquarium, John Hancock Observatory, and other popular sights are easily walkable.

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Our location a block from the Blue Line offers easy access to the airports, bus station, and Amtrak, but multiple parking options are also available; visit the Find Us page for directions.

We are native Chicagoans who know and love our city and enjoy sharing our expertise with our guests. We aim to deliver international style and service while treating you with our famous Midwestern friendliness. Easy to reach and convenient to everything, a stay at Holiday Jones will make your trip to Chicago complete.