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College Backpackers

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Riyadh Province, Saudi Arabia
Reviewed 23 August 2014

I arrived in Toronto and was greatly surprised by this Hostel . The rooms were really good and clean and the staff was super friendly. They did everything they could to make us comfortable. I had read a couple of negative comments so I was a little skeptical . The new management has taken great steps to fix this place.It...

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Reviewed 1 July 2014

This hostel did not accept my booking through this website. When I arrived, the hostel tried calling the company, but couldn't get through. We struggled to find a new place, but we found a place that cost more and required us to take a taxi out of Toronto. I want my money back for the hostel and the extra money...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 May 2014

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Staying in Chinatown

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Chinatown
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 stalls hawking fresh produce and products. The restaurants and authentic marketplaces that shoulder in against each other display shining roast ducks and menus studded with dumplings and noodle bowls. The air is pervaded with music. different languages, and the smell of fried food and mouth-watering desserts. Chinatown's restaurants represent a broad range of fare, from traditional Szechuan and Shanghai foods, to other Asian delicacies, including some of the top Japanese, Vietnamese, and Korean spots in the city. Whether you're in the mood for a sit-down tea house or a bubble tea to go, Chinatown is the spot to enjoy an exciting walk and the promise of leaving satisfied.
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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The College Backpackers is located in the heart of Kensington Market - one of downtown Toronto's most authentic and upbeat parts of the city. Steps away from restaurants, cafes, boutiques, nightclubs, and outdoor markets, The College Backpackers hostel provides its guests with both a relaxing and enjoyable stay. It is also centrally located near all of the best tourist attractions such as the CN Tower, Harbourfront and the University of Toronto. We have private rooms which can accommodate between 2 & 4 guests. In addition, we offer dorm style accommodations with special female only dorms as well. With the recent renovations to our building, affordable prices and entertainment, the hostel is backpacker friendly. Guests can enjoy free internet access, free cable TV, and much more. We offer the best value for single overnights, weekly or monthly accommodation for travellers and students visiting the city. The staff is committed to providing you and your friends with a fun and friendly environment. We offer our guests the opportunity to explore Toronto and other cities, like Niagara Falls. With the no curfew or lock-out feature, the excellent location and affordable prices, we have become a popular choice for travellers. ... more   less 

Additional Information about College Backpackers

Address: 280 Augusta Ave | Near the intersection of College St & Spadina St, Toronto, Ontario M5T 2L9, Canada (Formerly Global Village Kensington)
Region: Canada > Ontario > Toronto > Chinatown
Price Range: RM114 - RM384 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — College Backpackers 2*
Number of rooms: 50
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Global Village Kensington Hotel Toronto
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“The double rooms are not worth getting, better to pay less and get the bunk bed.”
Judelupu, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Go to the hostel around the corner.”
timetraveller811, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Room 311 had wonderful views of the Toronto skyline!”
BKatieB, 28 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a balcony out the front. The view is unreal!”
MaryTerheese, 5 May 2015 | Read review
“Wifi was not working most of time; no really good rooms in that Hostel.”
carmen102015, 11 Apr 2015 | Read review
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