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Chinatown Travelers Home

1.5 of 5 Hostel   |   31 Grange Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M5T 1C6, Canada
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    1.5 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The one good thing about this hostel was the location! Right downtown and near everything! If you aren't planning to spend much time during the day here it's fine. Bathroom is really really dirty and doesn't get cleaned well or often. Very loud in the hallways at night. But it is very cheap so for the price it isn't terrible.

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Montreal, Canada
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

Worst hostel I have ever been to... It is very dirty and the staff is so unwelcoming. Moreover, they are scammers, they made us pay more than the girl sharing the same dormitory on the same night, and she had arrived at the same time.... they found tons of excuses when I approached them with that before yelling at me... More 

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Vancouver
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

31 Grange Avenue, Toronto--one of the 3 location of Chinatown Travelers Home. I stayed one night in May, the price was cheap, but the room was terrible! The bugs all over the bed, I can't sleep whole night! A really bad experience I had there.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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17 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013 via mobile

We only booked 2 nights to start with as we were a bit cautious of past reviews. We did have to wait a while for someone to meet us at the house but it was easy to find. We had booked a 2 person private room and the ended up taking us to another building a few blocks away. There... More 

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Singapore
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39 reviews 39 reviews
15 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

Prior to our actual arrival, we read the various reviews about how horrible and inhabitable the hostel is. We were rather apprehensive, but we decided to give it a shot as we were tight on budget. There wasn't much problem finding the place as it was centrally located, but it within a housing estate. Quick summary of the hostel -... More 

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Kenosha, Wisconsin
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

We arrived pretty late at night (drove from Chicago w/ lots of traffic and construction). The profile on a few different websites implied that there would be a night manager available- this is not the case. Called the phone number scribbled onto a piece of paper taped to the reception room door with the word "night manager" scrawled underneath. A... More 

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Bern, Switzerland
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

This is literally the worst place I ever stayed in and I travel a lot. It is situated within a living quarter and really hard to find. I think I would not have managed it without a Taxi. Luckily it is in the center, so the taxi was not that expensive. The location is the only good thing about this... More 

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Toronto
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2012

We arrived as a girl ran from the place screaming”I won't stay” Our room--3 beds squished together with a fridge?we found stained mattress protectors,a ground floor sliding window that didn't close,filth in the fridge& surly staff who informed us we needed 48h to cancel(website saying 24)& keys held together with a dirty hair tie.Beds were awful&only clothes storage was a... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2012 via mobile

We came first night and they didn't have room which we reserved, so we got "discount" and shared room in different house.. Bathroom was ugly, but the room was ok... Next morning i found the cocroach in my bed... We try to get refund for the second night, but only thing we got was an email adress.. After couple minutes... More 

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Poznan, Poland
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39 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2012

The staff is friendly and helpful and its a cheap place to stay. It's also located within chinatown where you can get many good finds for eating. Short walk to downtown. Public transportation nearby. Kitchen was small and ill equipped and could've done with basic cleaning facilities in wash rooms. Quiet street. the rooms were clean. I would definitely stay... More 

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Address: 31 Grange Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M5T 1C6, Canada
Location: Canada > Ontario > Toronto
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Chinatown Travelers Home 1.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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