Bright & Airy Hyde Park Walkup

Apartment - Private room · S Hyde Park Blvd, Chicago, IL 60615, United States

The Space

Welcome to beautiful Hyde Park!

Located on scenic Hyde Park Boulevard, this vintage third floor walk-up is a peaceful and convenient place to stay on Chicago's south side. Our condo features big, bright rooms with hardwood floors; a full kitchen and dining room; in-unit washer/dryer; covered front porch; cable tv; wireless internet; and a variety of books/movies/video games.

For rent is one private room connected to its own private bath. The bedroom is large and full of light, with a queen bed and an a/c unit. The bathroom has both a shower and whirlpool tub. Relaxing!

We're close to Hyde Park's restaurants and shops, the University of Chicago, Promontory Point Park/57th Street Beach and the Museum of Science & Industry. Downtown Chicago is a quick 15-minute drive. As life-long Chicagoans, we're more than happy to make recommendations for restaurants and interesting places to visit.

Transportation: If you're traveling by car, there is free street parking available on our block. We're also close to public transportation (#6 bus to downtown stops outside our front door and the Metra train within walking distance.

Our LGBTQ-friendly space is ideal for couples, visitors to the University of Chicago or the UC Medical Center, or folks just looking to experience a different side of Chicago.

Room type: Private room
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 2
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Minimum Stay: 2 nights
Weekly Price: $575 /week
Monthly Price: $2400 /month
Security Deposit: $150
Cleaning Fee: $50
Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 12:00 PM (noon)
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Cancellation: Moderate

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  • Really nice apartment, plenty of space. Very calm and well located - quick access to the lake, to downtown, to shops. Kitchen had all the required cook ware. Sam was very nice. She helped when we had questions, and was very discreet when we were enjoying an evening by ourselves.
    Minor issue with the room - door knob was broken so we had to keep the room closed by putting a bag against it.
    We had a great time!

    February 2014
  • Jocelyn and Sam are both very nice! The bedroom and entire apartment is large and spacious. The location is really ideal as there are multiple bus stops within half a block. It is particularly quick and easy to take the bus to the UChicago campus.

    December 2013
  • This was a lovely place to stay.Jocelyn was very easy to work with and was warm and welcoming when we arrived, being sure to show us around. Then she left and we had the place to ourselves for four nights.
    Comfortable bed. Good shower. Chicago guidebooks available. LOTS of room. Terrific location within walking distance of U of C, MSI, etc. Bus goes right by on way downtown. Sun-filled rooms. Nice front porch overlooking S. Hyde Park.

    October 2013
  • I can't say enough good things about our stay with Jocelyn and Sam. They worked with our schedule, gave us the basic rundown of the place, and provided us with a truly private space to rest in. The room was cozy and charmingly decorated - much nicer than staying in a sterile looking hotel room. I'm a light sleeper and there was never any noise to disturb my slumber. Hyde Park is a lovely neighborhood, not far from downtown, but just outside of the hustle of bustle of the city. As a New Yorker I found the bus right outside the building to be really efficient and easy to navigate (unlike our horrible nyc buses!) All in all I would say this was the PERFECT choice for our stay. (Highly recommended if you are visiting University of Chicago as it is walking distance to campus) I would definitely stay with Jocelyn and Sam again!

    October 2013
  • Two sisters live here and I shared the apartment with one of them while the other was away. The place was spacious, quiet, and very comfortable. The University of Chicago is about a 20 minute walk away or a quick bus ride, and there is a Metra station nearby for downtown destinations. I would recommend this place to anyone and I'd definitely stay there again.

    October 2013
  • We stayed at Jocelyn's apartment while visiting Chicago on vacation--including my wife, 10-year-old son and myself. The apartment was spacious and bright, and served our needs very well. The wooden floors were clean and beautiful. There were some few small issues--the apartment is typical of Hyde Park in being fairly old and having a few quirks--but nothing that prevented our enjoying the stay. We especially appreciated being able to host two friends of our son's for a sleepover. The covered balcony was another plus. Jocelyn and her sister, Samantha, were both very kind and helpful--mostly away while we visited but always available by phone when we had questions.

    September 2013
  • Jocelyn and Samantha's apartment was the perfect place to stay for a first time in Chicago. It was literally right next to a bus stop that took you straight downtown so the location couldn't have been better. We had a hard time getting to the place from where we were but Samantha was kind enough to come out and give us a ride!! It was much appreciated. All in all, a beautiful apartment with all the privacy and amenities one could ask for. Truly had a great stay.

    August 2013
  • Wonderful! The space was comfortable, charming and welcoming -- as were our hosts. They made us feel very taken care of, while leaving us our privacy and space. (Plus their taste is excellent -- the space is beautiful.) If we come back to Hyde Park, we'll definitely stay here again.

    July 2013
  • As a Chicago native who hasn't been home in over 3 years, I couldn't have asked for any better place to stay. Everything that every reviewer has said about Jocelyn and her flat is absolutely accurate. The space was more than enough; it was clean and very accommodating. Although I only saw Jocelyn at check in and briefly the next day, she was the perfect host. Jocelyn has set the bar high. I will most certainly use BNB again and am hopeful that Jocelyn's place is available next year when I go back.

    Thanks Jocelyn!

    Chiani and family ~

    July 2013
  • The location of the Bright and Airy Hyde Park Walk-up was perfect for our needs in visiting Chicago. The rooms were clean and quiet. The location was convenient to public transportation and various shops in Hyde Park.
    We would definitely recommend this AirB&B offering to our friends and relatives. We would stay with Jocelyn again. She is a gracious hostess.

    July 2013
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