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Reviewed 11 March 2017

Clean hostel with great communal areas and kitchen. Super close to every amenity we needed (food, MTCC, CN Tower, seriously everything!) and they also provided blankets/towel/pillow etc. The staff I personally encountered was friendly and helpful. Some criticism/words of caution that may help someone make their mind up about this place: We stayed as a large group (8 people) so...

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Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Worst guest house never seen, loudly and not 100% clean No one to welcome in the lobby they do not care about you because 100% of the customers are ef students They reduce the water consumption They do not pay attention to the noise

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Clarence Park has everything you need for a visit to Toronto, the location is amazing, a couple minutes from Kings St with loads of bars and restaurants and super close to the CN tower/harbour etc as well. The staff were all really friendly and informative. Great wifi, laundry services, cool communal areas, well kept bathrooms etc. The niagara tour arranged...

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Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 November 2016

I stayed at The Clarence Park Hostel for 2 weeks after arriving in Toronto and really miss it there now that I've moved out. The rooms are clean and the staff are incredibly friendly and helpful. The location is phenomenal just off King/Spadina and the view of the CN Tower and Clarence Square opposite is lovely; there are plenty of...

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Thank Luke D
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Best located hostel in Toronto. Staff are really friendly and helpful. Rooms and kitchen are very clean. Lots of space to cook and leave your food if you want to do it yourself rather than eating out.

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Mansfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 October 2016

I am staying here on the last week of a months stay in Canada. I am getting to be pretty broke so can't really afford to do much in my last week but this hostel makes it pretty easy. They have a lovely chill out area and good wifi! kitchen is always clean and really good to use! One thing...

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Sorel, Canada
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Clean, calm, quiet, secure place with friendly staff.: At the Board Desk, 3 beautiful women (two from U.K. and one from Spain) will receive you with a smile : Each can talk to you in a very good English with colorful voice accent: Nancy, Kate and Esther. Kate has a lovely English voice, Nancy has a remarquable french voice and...

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Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed for 3 nights in a private room The room was comfortable and the shower very clean. The only minus was that they don't have anyone in the reception at night, I had to catch a flight so i left by myself at 4 a.m It was good that the taxi arrived because the receptionist forgot to leave the phone...

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Reviewed 16 August 2016

I cannot explain how amazing this hostel was. This was the first hostel I've ever stayed at and it makes me not ever want to spend the money on a hotel again. I stayed in a mixed 6-bunk dorm room, and the bed were completely clean. They give you a bag of sheets right as you check in, so everything...

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Taipei, Taiwan
Reviewed 2 July 2016

Here is what I liked: + great location + very nice staff at the reception and what I didn't like: - I stayed the first few nights in the main house which is basically a student dorm (since the place has a long-term cooperation with a language school) - The last few nights I stayed in a house with little...

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Downtown West is home to Toronto's gorgeous Inner Harbor, and is a must-visit for lovers of art and the outdoors. The area's rich cultural heritage is celebrated by a number of monuments and museums, giving the neighborhood a mature feel. As a premier destination for modern art, people here stroll through the cool contemporary pieces at the Power Plant, enjoy the outdoor installations along Queen's Quay and Canoe Landing, and picnic among the zany designs of the Toronto Music Garden. The waterfront itself is often suffused with bikers and joggers, and the harbor is always packed with classic ships with masts raised. The vintage boats and ferries to the Toronto Islands make for a charming contrast against Downtown West's backdrop of skyscrapers, condos, and food trucks serving up hot, fresh fare to locals on the go. The area has a peaceful energy, and is popular with tourists and Torontonians alike.
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Sleep smart (and on budget) in prime downtown Toronto! Located just 2 blocks west of the posh Ritz Carlton Hotel, and 2 blocks east of the ultra-chic Thompson Hotel, we overlook a beautifully restored park in prime downtown Toronto. Whether your thing is shopping, entertainment, food, or sightseeing, find the best the city has to offer within a few minutes of our front door. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Clarence Park

Address: 7 Clarence Sq, Toronto, Ontario M5V 1H1, Canada
Region: Canada > Ontario > Toronto > Downtown West
Price Range: $34 - $104 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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“South facing rooms outside of the main house are best for views and noise”
152aidanm, 10 Mar 2017 | Read review
“I'm staying in a 6 mix dorm but I don't really know where is good!”
252peteg, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Shared rooms cost about 50$ but you can have a camp bed for just 30$ too !!!”
Isabelle_Bergeron15, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Don't stay in the main house unless you are a student”
Michael_Taiwan, 2 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Make sure the room isn't on the ground floor”
kat_with_a_k, 16 Aug 2015 | Read review
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