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College Backpackers

2.0 km from Toronto centre
  • Free Wifi
  • Breakfast included
Apr 2 Apr 3
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
SAVE US$14 US$67*US$52*
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280 Augusta Ave | Near the intersection of College St & Spadina St, Toronto, Ontario M5T 2L9, Canada
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    Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

    We stayed in a private room for just two nights. The area was great, downtown was in walking distance as well as some locations to go out at night. However, our room was a little old and the sheets had some stains. The bathrooms were...More

    Reviewed 7 November 2016

    One of the worst places i've ever went to for staying over night. The sleeping rooms were extremely dirty: there was puke next to a bed, human hairs and rests from a pack of chips lay on the beds. The blankets and the pillows smelled...More

    Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

    The beds are pretty bad at this place- a week there and I felt like a grandparent. But the shared kitchen was well-equipped, and breakfast is included, which is nice. Ubaldo took good care of the common areas and was really nice so that made...More

    Reviewed 12 October 2016

    Toronto is an expensive city to visit, so my husband and I thought we'd save some money and get a private room in a hostel. We've done this plenty of times all across the world, but I wouldn't stay here again. We actually didn't shower...More

    Reviewed 5 October 2016

    For a hostel charging these prices, this place is not good value. The internet speed does not even reach 3 mb/sec . The location is pretty good overall with quite inexpensive yet delicious food in the nearby restaurants. However as a hostel, this establishment has...More

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    Toronto's main Chinatown has the honor of
    being the largest in North America. Gaping
    down across Dundas Street West and Spadina
    Avenue, the area is a wonderful medley of
    shops and restaurants, busy signs and
    bright red gates, a destination for foodie
    fun. Chinatown's streets are always
    bustling, packed with people and outdoor
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    Room Tips
    "The double rooms are not worth getting, better to pay less and get the bunk bed."
    Judelupu, 5 months agoRead review
    "Go to the hostel around the corner."
    timetraveller811, 6 months agoRead review
    "Room 311 had wonderful views of the Toronto skyline!"
    BKatieB, over a year agoRead review
    "Ask for a room with a balcony out the front. The view is unreal!"
    MaryTerheese, over a year agoRead review
    "Wifi was not working most of time; no really good rooms in that Hostel."
    carmen102015, over a year agoRead review
    "Street view if you're a night hawk like me."
    DaveySlave, over a year agoRead review
    "The best room you can get is OUTSIDE this dump."
    Louay S, over a year agoRead review
    ""Top floor has best rooms and wireless internet and bathroom and lockers" .........."
    Sandeep B, over a year agoRead review
    "Do not exceed 800/month for a private room. ask for 600$ or 700$, and 800$ should be the max. For a daily..."
    Alpha T, over a year agoRead review
    "Rooms facing the street have a good view , rooms on the back of the hostel are quieter it depends on your..."
    Sana s, over a year agoRead review
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