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Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 15 September 2015

I've stayed in a lot of different hostels and this one is one of the better ones we've ever stayed in. Very clean and friendly staff. Cool rooftop patio. Good price and creative atmosphere. Easy access to the city with the tram or bus close by. Each night we went out we tried a different bar and walked home, they're...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 15 September 2015

We stayed here for about 7 nights in early Sept in a private double room with a shared bathroom. The hostel was full. It seems to be very well run. Staff were really good and friendly. There is a tram on the street it's on which is great. A day pass for the tram is $11 and it is good...

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Thank Mart1983aa
Reviewed 15 September 2015 via mobile

Awesooooome place I've enjoyed a lot ! Very clean and organized ! Breakfast rocks ! A lot of cereal !! Rooms are very comfortable and there's a private bathroom for each room. I hope to go back soon !

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1Thank Victor M
Vicenza, Italia
Reviewed 15 September 2015 via mobile

This hostel is GREAT! Kind and helpful staff, clean rooms, lots of facilities and activities, and the best view in town from the rooftop! Perfect for people like me, travelling alone, many chances to meet new people. I read that it has been voted the 2nd best hostel in north america, believe me it's true. Just one defect, the missing...

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 13 September 2015

I took a long weekend to Toronto and this was the perfect location for everything I wanted to do. I was able to walk there from the bus station, stopping at Tim Horton's on the way. The staff gave a wonderful tour and run down of everything included- which was a lot. One of my favorite parts was that you...

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Reviewed 10 September 2015 via mobile

Really awesome place , Clean, friendly reception, big kitchen, TV and iMac. Roof with an amazing view of downtown. 4beds room cosy And 6 beds room smaller but nice. Lockers and secure pass. Next to Kensington market and Chinatown. Love this district ! Street cars nearby Bonus: Tour guide for niagara for a cheap price, Really worth it even I...

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Thank Mallo B
Aberdeen
Reviewed 1 September 2015

This hostel has to be almost one of the best. It's very clean and very hotel like. Free breakfast consists of bananas, cereal or bagels. Also on Saturdays they have a free bbq which was awesome, and the burgers were really tasty. The rooftop is a plus.. Very good views of the city. More space in the rooms would have...

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Reviewed 30 August 2015 via mobile

This hostel is ideal and should be used as a role model! Friendly staff with a good knowledge, clean, modern and safe. The beautiful roof top is used for barbecues, arranged by the hostel, and breakfast is included. The hostel is a located a few blocks from the city centre and the street cars (trams) stops outside.

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Ireland
Reviewed 30 August 2015

Really great location, quick walk to the streetcars to Union Station. Clean room and bathroom, breakfast was fantastic and the kitchen was never too busy. Rooftop views were fantastic as well. Staff were very polite and explained how everything worked as well as showed me to my room (which a lot of places are too lazy to do).

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 August 2015

Very friendly staff - Super super helpful Free BBQ on saturday night (not sure if this is a thing or if i just got lucky) Beautiful views of the city from the roof top where you can meet fellow travelers and make new friends - its a great hangout Clean rooms Clean Bathrooms Comfy Beds A/C BREAKFAST UNTIL FROM 7AM...

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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 )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Planet Traveler

Address: 357 College St, Toronto, Ontario M5T 1S5, Canada
Region: Canada > Ontario > Toronto > Downtown
Price Range: RM132 - RM359 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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“private rooms very comfortable”
 of 5 bubbles Ada_Ubrezi, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The 6 bed dorms were extremely small and cramped. Maybe pay more if the 4 beds have space to put your bags?”
 of 5 bubbles GlobalBackpackerLife, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Book parking early, costs extra. Walk downtown or to bus station approx. 30 minutes.”
 of 5 bubbles 83verac, 15 Oct 2016 | Read review
“No elevator”
 of 5 bubbles R1827UPkarens, 9 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Bunk beds and stairs may be difficult for some people. I suppose you could request a room on the first floor and a bottom bunk bed.”
 of 5 bubbles 937sallyr, 19 Jul 2016 | Read review
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