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Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great, cheap place to stay in the heart of downtown. Very secure, had to swipe my key card three times before getting to the room. Met some awesome people from all over the place. Cheap breakfast and booze. What more do ya need?

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Marbella, Spain
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a nice hostel. Mostly clean, comfortable bed, think walls. The definite downside is the price (50 dollars for one night is a lot to pay for a hostel). I also found it a little unpractical to have the sink and mirror in the room and not in the toilet. But mostly, it's a very nice place to stay... More 

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35 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The dorm was fine. There are lockers by the beds.The bathroom was quite small comparing to other HI hostels, but clean. Location is great, walking distance from CN tower. Also nearby there are super markets with good prices and some fast food restaurants. What was really cool, with membership of the hostel there was a discount on Niagara Falls bus... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

my wife and I booked a private room for a few nights as it was by far the cheapest way to stay downtown (hotels were mostly outside of our budget) i'd describe it as a decent hostel, anyone familiar and comfortable with hostels will be happy here but it certainly isn't hotel standard! The rooms were comfortable and clean, the... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

This hostel is cheap and excellently located. There's things happening every night too so it's easy to meet new people over a beer. Rooms and bathrooms are clean and staff kind and friendly. If anything the rooms are a bit small and the lockers not large enough for any sized bag but it's still fine and well worth it. If... More 

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Dijon, France
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9 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

Good welcoming from the staff who's friendly, the bedroom was correct, we had the advantage to have a bathroom. The youth hostel is nice but in my opinion it is a shame to ask for 7 canadian dollars to go into the pub because a music band is playing, we should have the choice to drink a glass without listening... More 

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Cagayan de Oro, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016 via mobile

This place is very ideal for solo travelers. It provides you a very good space to be both by yourself and meet fellow travelers from different parts of the world. Accommodation comes with free breakfast and they have always good activities for you to choose from in a day! The location is also very good. It's in the city center... More 

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Welly
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Stayed in an 8 bed dorm, very clean and modern. Lift up to your room which is great when carrying bags. But the best part was the breakfast, bacon, eggs the whole deal. Delicious. Only downside was you can hear the bar from the rooms when they have live bands, but it is a youth hostel after all. Cant complain,... More 

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Dorset, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

I stayed at this hostel for 4 nights and it was better than I expected. Free breakfast and 1/2 price meal on your first night. The staff were kind and helpful. Good atmosphere to meet other travellers. Room was clean and quiet. Loved it here, would recommend.

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

I stayed in a 4 bed dorm with an ensuite which was convenient, there were also communal showers and toilets on 2 other levels of the building. The patio is great if the weather is nice. The location of the hostel is fantastic, and in walking distance to most of the attractions eg. CN Tower, Distillery District, Downtown, Union Station... More 

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Staying in Downtown

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Downtown
At the heart of Toronto, Downtown is the destination for cheap eats and fast fashion. Cut through by hip and trendy Yonge Street, the vibe here is young, with a strong student influence from the Ryerson University Campus. As a result, the Downtown area is always in flux: undergoing the construction of new facilities, with fresh retail spaces and pop-up cafes. Home to Toronto's largest indoor shopping mall, a number of vintage cinemas, and a healthy nightlife centered on the area's Distillery District bar and clubs near the East End, it's both an easygoing daytime spot and a popular party place after sunset. It also features some of Toronto's best outdoor landmarks, including Yonge-Dundas Square and the Nathan Phillips Square: perfect for a concert, a skate, or a relaxing sit-down.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 

Additional Information about Hostelling International Toronto

Address: 76 Church St, Toronto, Ontario M5C 2G1, Canada
Location: Canada > Ontario > Toronto > Downtown
Price Range: $30 - $102 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Hostelling International Toronto 1.5*
Number of rooms: 154
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