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Canadiana Backpackers

42 Widmer Street, Toronto, Ontario M5V 2E9, Canada
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Oslo, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you are an auctioneer and thrust out your words as a machine gun spit bullets, you will maybe be able to follow all the instructions and information given at check-in. The girl speak far too fast. The hostel? Wonderful experience, safe and with enough space. Good breakfast also, but it would be even better if there was some juice... More 

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Saint Joseph, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice hostel. But it will be nice if they make bed for guests like other hostels. I was surprised there are no paper towel in wash room. Also there are no paper towel and napkin at lounge and small kitchen. I asked front desk for paper napkin. She gave me facial tissue. I use it for sandwiches in lounge. I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very affordable, location is amazing, close to everything and very convenient. Personnel is very friendly although someone refused to give me directions to a pharmacy once because she was off duty (she had literally just walked out of the front desk and there was no one around), common room was very cozy, pancakes every morning, rooms clean. Me and my... More 

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Slidell, Louisiana, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I arrived from the US a day late after storm delays. I was greeted and made comfortable at my arrival. The staff members are dedicated to everyone having a great experience. How they do this in such a large hostel is beyond me. They are very knowledgeable on what is happening in Toronto and shares this information. This helped me... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015 via mobile

All staff menbers were very helpful and friendly. Thank you so very much Everyone for making me feel at home when I felt totally alone in the city. It has been great to be able to stay; thank you again!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

I stayed here for 5 days. It was like a dormitory. All stuffs were very friendly, and helped me a lot. If you ask staffs what you want to know, they will help you all the time. Also, you can eat breakfast for free, and join in events every night such as movies, wine party and so on. It is... More 

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CanadianaBackpackers, Manager at Canadiana Backpackers, responded to this review

Thanks for your great review - we're glad that you enjoyed your stay with us! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

I felt like my home there. Stuffs were really friendly and they took care. They provided breakfast for free and some attractive events at night. There were nice kitchens, laundrys and many couch at the lounge. You can freely drink tea. It was really good. It was the best backpackers inn ever!

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Thank you for the fantastic review - come and stay again soon! More 

Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

My friends an I (a group of 10) stayed here for New Year's Eve and only wished that we could have stayed another night. We did a group booking so we completely filled both of our rooms, so we didn't share our rooms. The hostel was selling tickets to a bar/club on Madison Avenue that night with transportation so we... More 

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Greater Canberra, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014 via mobile

Only stayed for one night, stopover to Niagara Falls from Vancouver. It's centrally located and was suitable for our needs in getting to the bus terminal on Bay Street (~25 minutes walk) early the next morning. Private room was nice, clean and cozy but the mattress was a little tough. The staff were very friendly and helped us where possible.... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

I have stayed in Canadiana Backpackers for many months this year. Building: it is quite old and not always clean. The kitchen was always a mess, dirty and not big enough for the big quantity of guest who can be hosted here. They always close the kitchen at the lunch time (2pm)! I used to store my food on the... More 

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