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Dundas Square Hotel

2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   223 Church Street, Toronto, Ontario ON M5B 1Y7, Canada (Downtown Toronto)
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    1.5 of 5 stars
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Sudbury, Canada
4 reviews 4 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've stayed in many hostels in Toronto, this is the absolute worst. The lobby smelled of marijuana it was dirty all over. The shared shower wasn't caulked properly and full of black mould. There were no paper towels in there either, I used my pants because at that point they were probably the cleanest thing in that building. We used... More 

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Toronto, Ontario
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Had friends from out of town stay there during Pride as they couldn't find hotel vacancy. They said that we had to come and see this place. Well upon entering there was a couple crackhead/hookers in the entrance/lobby. We went up to the room and they opened the door we took one look inside and left. Beware that they have... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013

Any hotel in a developing nation can offer more than this establishment. The bus station of Toronto is cleaner! The bathrooms are dirty and filthy! You can get sick or even die! The staff are badly informed about the city! If you are in a budget travel stay in a hostel!

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72 reviews 72 reviews
19 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2013

I've never stayed at this "hotel", but I am quite familiar with it - this is a "hotel" used by crack addicted prostitutes and drug dealers to ply their trades. Every room is infested with bugs and the building itself is the scene of many violent crimes - on a weekly basis! If you are travelling to Toronto from anywhere... More 

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England, United Kingdom
20 reviews 20 reviews
9 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013

This hotel came up on a hotel comparison website as the cheapest option for a double room, offering a central location in Toronto city. Too good to be true? YES! When we arrived at the the run-down looking hotel on Church Street, we were greeted by the receptionist who asked if we would like to see the hotel before we... More 

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Kitchener, Canada
1 review
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2012

i found myself stuck in toronto and was looking for cheap accomidations for a few nights.The only place in the city that had vacancy was dundas square hotel. Although the hotel looked unsafe and dirty i didnt have much choice and i paid the 3 nights upfront i didnt want to but they said if i didnt i might not... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2012

This is the most disgusting hotel I have ever stayed at. I took pictures for all you to decide for yourself. Very unsafe & dirty. Absolutly Not suitable for families. Spend the few extra dollars and go elsewhere.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2011

This was the most disgusting place that i have ever stayed. Only i had to pay for it cash before I would have walked. I have seen better buildings demolished. The Canadian authorities should not allow this hotel to operate. The room was smelly , the plaster was coming off the wall, no curtains, stains on the carpets, the sheets... More 

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Fredericton, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2011

In the middle of a heat wave, first of al it sucked to not have any cool air in the building other than the fan in the entrance. Stains covering the walls, stains covering the floors, stains in the shower, stains in the sink, stains on the blankets, and stains on the sheets. If you don't mind the smell of... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2011

My experience there was good. Yes plenty seedy characters but nobody said anything. The management cooperative. The sheets were clean the attached bath to the single room on the 3rd floor was reasonable, hot water, and everything working. A clean towel provided, rolls of toilet paper, i.e. all the basics for a basic price. I hauled my own luggage up... More 

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Address: 223 Church Street, Toronto, Ontario ON M5B 1Y7, Canada
Location: Canada > Ontario > Toronto > Downtown Toronto
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Dundas Square Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 26
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