Jul 05 2016
While there’s no such thing as a “typical” Holiday Jones guest, when you spend as much time as we do conversing with people from areas of the world ranging from California to Turkey, it’s not difficult to pick up on the fact that many are trading in the standard vacation in favor of extended, meaningful …
Jan 05 2016
A couple months ago Holiday Jones got its liquor license and started serving beer. It was the best news we had heard in a long time. Let’s take a look at what’s on tap at the Holiday Jones hostel this month. With each draft option we offer an empanada pairing from our 5411 Empanadas restaurant located …
Dec 31 2015
We wanted to wish all of our guests past, present and future a happy New Year! Enjoy yourself and be safe out there.
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Dec 22 2015
New Year’s Eve in a big city like Chicago offers an unlimited number of activities and events. Concerts, huge parties, small parties, VIP parties, dinner parties, tea parties, whatever party you’re looking for it can be found somewhere in Chicago (most likely at a fancy hotel). You can always hang around in the hostel and …
Nov 30 2015
We know it’s cold, but that doesn’t stop some of the best music acts from performing in Chicago. There are plenty of awesome Holiday Concerts this December, especially the many New Year’s Eve concerts throughout the city. Check out the hottest concerts in Chicago for December 2015.
Nov 20 2015
There’s more than just a parade going on in Chicago for Thanksgiving. The entire week leading up to Thanksgiving has plenty of events and activities for all ages. If you find yourself in Chicago for Turkey day, check out the activities and events below.
We’re not just talking about Black Friday. Stores all over the city …
Nov 09 2015
The results are in, Urban Holiday Lofts & Holiday Jones have the highest ratings on Trip Advisor for guests that traveled as a couple and stayed at a Chicago Hostel. 55% of couples that stayed at Urban Holiday Lofts gave it a perfect score of 5 stars with Holiday Jones at a close second at …
Nov 02 2015
What better way to determine whether or not to go to a restaurant, than by seeing how many strangers take pictures of it’s food. If you think about it, it’s the ultimate form of flattery. Instead of diving right into a delicious meal you resist the urge to feel instant gratification and snap a picture of …
Oct 28 2015
If you find yourself coming to Chicago Halloween weekend, why not take some time and get into the Halloween spirit? Let’s take it a step further and get into the Chicago spirit. Mix these spirits together and you’ve got a fantastic Halloween weekend cocktail. We encourage all of our guests at the hostel to wear their …
Oct 15 2015
It can be hard to save money when visiting Chicago on the weekend. Many of the special deals and promotions are for the weekdays when there aren’t as many tourist in the city. However, there are still plenty of ways to budget your visit to Chicago during the weekend.