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05b. Queen futon in Common Room

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05b. Queen futon in Common Room

2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
2 baths
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
2 baths
HOME HIGHLIGHTS
Joe is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Great value90% of recent guests gave this home’s value a 5-star rating.
Great communication95% of recent guests gave this host a 5-star rating for communication.

This is for a queen sized futon in the upstairs common living area. This is a shared common room and up to 4 other people in the same room. Everyone has their own bed. Storage is extremely limited. This space is best for those with few bags.
Breakfast is included in your stay. We keep the pantry stocked with eggs, bacon, milk, orange juice, jam, bread, fruit, pancake mix, coffee and tea. Any of these items can be used to make yourself breakfast in the morning.

Amenities

Wireless Internet
Kitchen
Breakfast
Laptop friendly workspace
Hangers
Dryer

Sleeping arrangements

Common spaces
1 sofa bed

House Rules

Not suitable for children and infants
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Check-in time is 2PM - 12AM (midnight)
Check out by 11AM

Availability

102 Reviews

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Paul User Profile
Paul
August 2018
This felt like a good place, and everyone I met there seemed a friendly, polite sort. The location felt very safe, and it was located on a nice street in a suburban area. It was comfortable, relaxed and not too far from the subway station. The kitchen was well stocked with breakf…
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Mitch
August 2018
Joe, Alex, and Rob run a great operation. It's the best value in the city, in my book. Very good with guests and willing to step up and call guests out when house rules aren't being followed, particularly important in shared room situations. That said though, the other guests I'v…
Leo User Profile
Leo
July 2018
My third time at Joe’s place, amazing place always! Great location, quiet neighborhood and super nice host!
Ken User Profile
Ken
July 2018
This place is close to public transportation that takes you right into the city. Eggs, bacon, and bread was provided for you to cook your own breakfast. It takes about 40 minutes to get from the hostel to the city via bus and train. Chicago is such a classy city!
Mitch User Profile
Mitch
July 2018
This is my fourth or fifth stay and Joe and Alex are fantastic hosts. GREAT value and the place always seems to attract cool guests. Will keep coming back.
Mitch User Profile
Mitch
July 2018
Love the Joestel. Best value for a shared room on the north side of Chicago. Hosts are fantastic and you will not find a free breakfast (make your own) in hostel-like Airbnbs anywhere. It's a well-oiled machine with lots of fun thrown in because guests always seem to get along. H…
Ben User Profile
Ben
July 2018
Clean, friendly, dorm-style space in a pleasant neighborhood.

Hosted by Joe

Chicago, Illinois, United StatesJoined in July 2012
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