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Hostelling International Toronto

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Gretna, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very good hostel in a prime location. Close to the Union train station and the Eaton shopping centre. Beds very comfortable, rooms and shower facilities very clean. Breakfast good - even better with money off coupon you get when you checked in. Staff very helpful and efficient. Laundry services available and detergent can be purchased at reception - ideal if,...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I spent a night here only. The front desk staff were very courteous and ready to provide assistance. There is a comfortable lounge at the front desk where you can wait (with internet) if you arrive before time for your check in, they also let you store your luggage even after you check out. There's a lively pub-style bar with...

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Uppsala, Sweden
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The beds are nice, security lockers by the beds with code locks, towel included and showers available on floor. They offer shampoo, conditioner and shower gel in the showers too (don't know if they are good though, had my own). There's a kitchen and common areas and overall a pretty clean hostel. It's close to downtown and the staff was...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The hostel is situated right opposite St James Church and it takes only 10-15 minutes to walk to/from Union Station. I appreciate the quiet neighborhood, the cosy kitchen on the ground floor, the free wifi and the individual reading lights at each bed. However, there is only 1 power outlet in my room for 4 of us. (There is another...

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New Haven, Connecticut
Reviewed 15 April 2017

This place left a bad taste in my mouth The price was advertised as $5 less per night than it actually was, when I asked about this at check-in I was told that the advertised price is for "members." The membership costs something like $25 per year and only works at their brand of hostels. Seems dishonest to advertise one...

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paris
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

The staff was very cool :-) BUT we paid 146$ can for one private bedroom, and you will see the photos, i think they don't need a comment !! We never come to this hotel ! He must be renovated ! We paid so much for this service, we are disappointed :-( It's a shame for this price !

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Bangor, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This was a really nice place to stay, clean and friendly- even after midnight when I arrived. The staff were great and the people I met there were really nice too! The room was spacious and even had its own bathroom! Not what I was expecting, but was awesome. My only problem was that the room seemed either too hot...

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Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

The hostel had a great location 20min walking to all different areas in the city. great food at the hostel bar, didn't try the breakfast though. The bartender that worked there was super nice and friendly! I stayed in a four room apartment and the room was clean but VERY small. That is the only minus.. if you are 4...

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Reviewed 17 March 2017

This is what I would call hostel, I stayed in other hostel during my trip in Toronto, but, really HI hostel deserves high-rating! The staff were professional, serious, and friendly, too. Rooms had enough storage, bed was new comfortable, pillows weren't smelling. Breakfast was amazing, bar downstairs was wonderful. All the guests were very nice from all around the world....

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Reviewed 16 March 2017

Busy hostel. Staff were nice and the other hostel goers were interesting and eclectic. Hostel has a basement bar with cheap drinks that is safe and always has stuff going on like open mic night. There is a rooftop patio which might be nice for summer. Area is generally safe although you do get a regular stream of iffy folks...

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Downtown
At the heart of Toronto, Downtown is the destination for cheap eats and fast fashion. Cut through by hip and trendy Yonge Street, the vibe here is young, with a strong student influence from the Ryerson University Campus. As a result, the Downtown area is always in flux: undergoing the construction of new facilities, with fresh retail spaces and pop-up cafes. Home to Toronto's largest indoor shopping mall, a number of vintage cinemas, and a healthy nightlife centered on the area's Distillery District bar and clubs near the East End, it's both an easygoing daytime spot and a popular party place after sunset. It also features some of Toronto's best outdoor landmarks, including Yonge-Dundas Square and the Nathan Phillips Square: perfect for a concert, a skate, or a relaxing sit-down.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Located in the heart of downtown Toronto, HI-Toronto is steps away from local attractions like the Hockey Hall of Fame, CN Tower, Air Canada Centre, Rogers Centre and Distillery District, and just minutes away from major shopping districts like the Eaton Centre and Queen West. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostelling International Toronto

Address: 76 Church St, Toronto, Ontario M5C 2G1, Canada
Region: Canada > Ontario > Toronto > Downtown
Price Range: $32 - $182 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Hostelling International Toronto 1.5*
Number of rooms: 154
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