Hostelling International Chicago is a good example of a modern hostel with a lot of common spacious facilities and services.
In connection with the reception desk there is a big lounge area. On the ground floor, you also find a popular public café. On the first floor, you find the kitchen and the breakfast room.
Continental breakfast buffet is included and consists of cereals, oatmeal, bread, egg, muffins, bagels, juice, coffee and tea.
You will also find pool tables, table tennis, a couple of PC’s, several common areas, meeting rooms and various vending machines. Free Wi-Fi in rooms and common areas.
You are being accommodated in 6-8 bunk bedded rooms with a locker as well as a personal light per bed. The 6- and 8-bedded rooms have private bathrooms.
The hostel also has a number of apartments. Each apartment has four bedrooms with a wide lower bunk bed and a single bed upper. Each bedroom with a bathroom. The four rooms share a kitchen with a stove, a fridge and a small freezer as well as a common area with a table and chairs (but not 12 chairs, which is the maximum capacity for each apartment). Some of the apartments are interconnected.