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Hostelling International Toronto

1.5 of 5 Hostel   |   76 Church St., Toronto, Ontario M5C 2G1, Canada
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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20 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Well located - although don't be put off by the homeless whip take refuge outside the door. Friendly. Basic. Clean hostel. Would recommend. Excellent breakfast- it set the benchmark: fresh fruit, cereals, toast, bagels & cream cheese, tea/ coffee

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Montreal, Canada
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7 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

At first I was disappointed to be assigned a bed; I don't like top bunk, but they make the bed for you, so that made up for it. They include a comforter if you are cold. In the 10-bed female dorm, each bed has a small shelf for your small belongings (glasses, water bottle, etc.) and a reading lamp (although... More

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Toronto, Canada
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here for a month when I relocated to Toronto and was very disappointed with this hostel, The staff were not very friendly, never even bothered to remember my name, I dont even think i saw them smile, ever. I also found it a little difficult to meet people as the common areas are split into pool table and... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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38 reviews 38 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Generally speaking, HI Hostels maintain an incredibly high standard and the Toronto one is no different. I stayed in a mixed 4 bed shared room for a few nights and my experience was incredibly positive. The rooms and bathrooms are cleaned everyday, there is free WiFi pretty much throughout the hostel, the staff are incredibly friendly, the rooms are reasonably... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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33 hotel reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

A nice, clean hostel that is within walking distance to the sights of Toronto. I stayed in a 6 bed female dorm with an ensuite, which was spacious & clean, but slightly dated. Staff were friendly & helpful & the communal areas were pleasant enough, but not quite as big or spacious as other HI hostels that I have stayed... More

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

I stayed at the HI Toronto in March with two friends. We were there for five nights and I honestly couldn't say enough great things about this place. I've stayed in hostels all over and this is the best one yet. We were in a four person mixed room and had a roommate that had just moved to Canada from... More

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

HI-TO is centrally located, clean, and the service people are very welcoming and helpful. I stayed (alone) for two nights in a 10-person room, mixed male and female, and the guests were very polite (they were a little quiet). The front desk is staffed 24hrs a day with people who were able to help me with any concerns I had.... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Stayed in HI Toronto for 4 nights with a friend. We had booked a 10 bed mixed room but were put in an 8 bed female room which wasn't ideal. Room 205 is oddly shaped, very long and narrow with the bunk beds placed end to end so a bit awkward for socialising! The location of the hostel in relation... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I stayed here for a week in May 2014. Pretty good location for the price. Had another friend from England meeting us at the hostel that booked later and there was no problem moving him into our room. Decent breakfast deal downstairs that we had 6 out of 7 days too. It's not luxury but great value in a nice... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Stayed here for 5 nights. Location isn't amazing but close to the metro so you can get to most places in downtown fairly quickly. The staff were really friendly (especially Rebecca who went the extra mile to help me out with a separate issue). Pro's: Cheap - I paid $24 CAD per night which is pretty damn good. Clean and... More

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Address: 76 Church St., Toronto, Ontario M5C 2G1, Canada
Location: Canada > Ontario > Toronto
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Hostelling International Toronto 1.5*
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Located in the heart of downtown Toronto, HI-Toronto is steps away from local attractions like the Hockey Hall of Fame, CN Tower, Air Canada Centre, Rogers Centre and Distillery District, and just minutes away from major shopping districts like the Eaton Centre and Queen West. ... more   less 
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