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College Backpackers

Overview
280 Augusta Ave Near the intersection of College St & Spadina St, Toronto, Ontario M5T 2L9 Canada See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Kitchenette
Concierge
Restaurant
2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Clean place. Helpful staff. Excellent downtown location close to alot of eating out places. Easily accessible by public transportation so you wont have any difficulty moving around. If you're on a budget, this is a place to be.

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Arsalan H
Reviewed November 9, 2018

I'm glad I stayed there just one night. First off, when I checked in, they just gave me the key and told me that my room was on the 4th floor and my bed should be ok. No explanations, no tour, no nothing. The room...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Valérie H
Response from Karim A, Manager at College BackpackersResponded November 10, 2018

Thanks for your feedback. We appreciate your comments, but unfortunately, everything is not true. We will strive to improve.

Reviewed November 3, 2018

This hostel has had a complete makeover since my last visit in 2016. Rooms are far cleaner, service is exceptional with a whole new run of staff. Would definitely recommend to future travelers!! 10/10

Date of stay: November 2018
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Reviewed October 25, 2018 via mobile

The place is in a central location accessible to all major attractions. Pubs, bars, kensington market, downtown etc The accomodation is fantastic and tidy. Staff is very friendly. Breakfast is on the house.

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Hijab U
Reviewed October 15, 2018

The service wasn't the best on arrival and it didn't get much better when checking out either, however, its a hostel and it did the job. We got a private room after traveling for way longer than anyone ever wants to, to then have to...More

Date of stay: October 2018
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Response from Karim A, Manager at College BackpackersResponded November 10, 2018

Thank you for your comments, we will strive to improve to serve you better.

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About
Description
The College Backpackers is located in the heart of Kensington Market - one of downtown Toronto's most authentic and upbeat parts of the city. Steps away from restaurants, cafes, boutiques, nightclubs, and More outdoor markets, The College Backpackers hostel provides its guests with both a relaxing and enjoyable stay. It is also centrally located near all of the best tourist attractions such as the CN Tower, Harbourfront and the University of Toronto. We have private rooms which can accommodate between 2 & 4 guests. In addition, we offer dorm style accommodations with special female only dorms as well. With the recent renovations to our building, affordable prices and entertainment, the hostel is backpacker friendly. Guests can enjoy free internet access, free cable TV, and much more. We offer the best value for single overnights, weekly or monthly accommodation for travellers and students visiting the city. The staff is committed to providing you and your friends with a fun and friendly environment. We offer our guests the opportunity to explore Toronto and other cities, like Niagara Falls. With the no curfew or lock-out feature, the excellent location and affordable prices, we have become a popular choice for travellers. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Concierge
Restaurant
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
50
Price range
$28 - $106 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Global Village Kensington
Also Known As
Global Village Kensington Hotel Toronto
Location
Canada > Ontario > Toronto > Chinatown
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
50
Price range
$28 - $106 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Global Village Kensington
Also Known As
Global Village Kensington Hotel Toronto
Location
Canada > Ontario > Toronto > Chinatown
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Chinatown
Toronto's main Chinatown has the honor of being the
largest in North America. Gaping down across Dundas
Street West and Spadina Avenue, the area is a
wonderful medley of shops and restaurants, busy signs
and bright red gates, a destination for foodie fun.
Chinatown's streets are always bustling, packed with
people and outdoor stalls hawking fresh produce and
products. The restaurants and authentic marketplaces
...More
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Room Tips
"Cheap, dirty, poor quality hostel in Kensington."
760val_rieh
Nov 9, 2018
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"Take a small luggage so you can try to fit it in the locker."
EdneyMoita
Oct 5, 2018
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"Its usually full on week ends so you may not be able to choose a room .rooms in the front are not as quiet..."
61hasinaa
Sep 15, 2018
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"there is no elevator so if mobility problems there are rooms located on ground level"
Marieeee3
Apr 3, 2018
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