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Sarnia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good news: cheap,central to downtown Toronto,cheap underground parking. The staff try hard to please.Relatively clean Bad news: No air-conditioning!!! so open the window and listen to the street noise!Place is run down and well worn. Alcohol consumption in your room only. Check-in at 4:00 pm no earlier

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016

Very well located in Downtown, lots of things to do, places to go, it's like 10 min walking from the bus station, the crew is very nice, they organize heaps of activities. If you are going by yourself (or not) is the best place to be.

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016

I stayed there for 3 nights over a two-week period. The first night I arrived late. They had trouble finding my reservation but eventually found it and checked me into a 4 bed female dorm that was spacious, clean and only had 1 other person. It had well located plugs and they provided me with linen to make my own... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016

Room was decent. The most important for me was safety, cleanliness and convenient location in downtown Toronto which Canadiana truthfully satisfied everything as mentioned on website. It gave me a homely feeling.I wished to have a variety in breakfast. It was cost effective and accessible from airport just 3.25 CAD and of course very helpful Canadians. I miss everything, hope... More 

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Saint Joseph, Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016

I came there again for third time. It was Friday night. I went to bed at 10 pm. My roommate turned light on at 11:30 PM and pick stuff. Then she left room with light on. I waited for several minutes. Then I turned it off. She came back and turn it on in front of me. She did use... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016

This was a great last min trip idea. that at first seem like a terrible idea. One of the coldest winter ever for 2016. However our stay at Canadiana Backpackers made it so much fun. We arrived at the Hostel at 11am. Dropped our bags off since booking is at 2pm and went to get brunch. I got myself a... More 

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Waterford, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016

stayed here last minute because we couldnt find a hotel. had never been to a hostel before but it seemed pretty cool. they owned most of the houses on the street so we actually felt safer coming home at night knowing we were surrounded by other backpackers and guests of the hostel (being downtown TO you never know who you'll... More 

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Cookham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016 via mobile

Stayed in the hostel for a few nights and the beds were comfy and the rooms clean. Internet is very slow and unreliable which for someone who is very reliant on being able to connect to the Internet is a bit of a problem. Otherwise, good location and great pancakes for breakfast. Lots to do and much of it you're... More 

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Crespo, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

Great hostel, I really loved it! The beds were great, wooden and very strong. The location is great, and the employees very helpful. You can buy tours from there, and ask them for tips and advice on how to make the best of your stay in Toronto.

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1 Thank natyhatt
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2016 via mobile

Great staff the beds are great .great people great location the old style building great price it's worth it if your comeing to Toronto for a long stay or just a stop over come check out that the hostel had to offer

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Downtown West
Downtown West is home to Toronto's gorgeous Inner Harbor, and is a must-visit for lovers of art and the outdoors. The area's rich cultural heritage is celebrated by a number of monuments and museums, giving the neighborhood a mature feel. As a premier destination for modern art, people here stroll through the cool contemporary pieces at the Power Plant, enjoy the outdoor installations along Queen's Quay and Canoe Landing, and picnic among the zany designs of the Toronto Music Garden. The waterfront itself is often suffused with bikers and joggers, and the harbor is always packed with classic ships with masts raised. The vintage boats and ferries to the Toronto Islands make for a charming contrast against Downtown West's backdrop of skyscrapers, condos, and food trucks serving up hot, fresh fare to locals on the go. The area has a peaceful energy, and is popular with tourists and Torontonians alike.
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  • Free Breakfast
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Additional Information about Canadiana Backpackers

Address: 42 Widmer St, Toronto, Ontario M5V 2E9, Canada
Location: Canada > Ontario > Toronto > Downtown West
Price Range: $25 - $60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 50
Also Known As:
Canadiana Backpackers Hotel Toronto
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