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Hostelling International Toronto

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia 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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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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Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 March 2017

I visited Toronto recently on a travel trip. Never been to Toronto before so did not know the city very well or where to stay. This is a good place to start though so you can get your bearings and it's central location means exploring the city is easy. Everything is pretty close Union Station, St Lawrence Market, Downtown, Hockey...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Stayed in a dorm for a week recently and was fairly happy with it overall. The Internet is fast, check-in easy and the kitchen looked good (have not used it). Very clean everywhere. You can walk to Union station, however you better have some good wheels on your luggage. There are two main complaints that I have: 1) While the...

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Reviewed 11 March 2017

I really liked this hostel, if you book early and in the crowded dorms, it is really cheap. I had my membership card there. No worries about the 10 bed dorms or 8 or 6, because it was quiet, travelers weren't staying in the room, because there is so much to do in downtown or in the bar downstairs. There...

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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: RM106 - RM1,139 (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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“Room 303 bed A&B were good. Didn't hear any noise from the bands playing downstairs. 3 bunk room with private bathroom. Good find!”
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“Try to be at least above the 2nd floor or at least on the west side of the 2nd floor.”
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