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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing hostel with such a cool and friendly staff, great location and always super clean. The rooftop it's just awesome. You can't get enough of chillin with people from all over the world that you've just met, having fun and drinks while enjoying one of the best Toronto skylines. Free breakfast and rice to cook are things to be considered... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Really fantastic accommodation. With any decent hotel in the area running $200 a night, I don't mind sharing for $30 a night! The facility is very clean, the beds comfortable, the staff friendly and helpful, and of course meeting fellow travellers is always fun. A bonus is that they offer organized activities, a free BBQ once a week, and a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had a long stopover in Toronto so I stayed only one night at the hostel. I really liked the details, like the personal light at the bed, the electric plugs within the lockers, the locker itself with key and enough space for your bags. The bathroom was a plus as well. The rooftop has an amazing view from downtown... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hostel is in a great location and staff are friendly. Breakfast consists of bagels, cereals and bananas. It would have been nice to have a bigger selection - maybe even offer some apples! Our room had air con, which was good. The ground floor where reception is located is really warm and sticky all the time - no windows ever... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved my stay at Planet Traveller. Located a stone's throw away from Kensington Markets, it's perfectly situated and a great place. Loved spending time at the rooftop bar too! Awesome atmosphere, would recommend to any first time visitor to Toronto.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Planet Traveller has the friendly and cheerful atmosphere of a rural hostel, but it's located right in the heart of Toronto in a bustling and diverse area with lots of eating and drinking places nearby. The staff were very helpful and welcoming, and gave a very good introductory tour of the hostel. The hostel kitchen is excellent, and the free... More 

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is truly a great place to stay! I had stayed in other Toronto hostels before this one and none compare. As a traveller it seems that this hostel have really thought about everything wrong with other hostels! The free breakfast is served till 1pm, each bed has personal chargers and lights, the lockers are outside the room so not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Organizado, super bem localizado (não precisa comprar o weekly pass se você se hospedar lá), staff de primeira e uma vista incrível. Esse é sem dúvidas o melhor hostel no qual eu já me hospedei, café da manhã com várias opções, computadores e lavanderia em ótimo estado, super recomendo. Well organized, good location (it's not necessary to buy the weekly... More 

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the best hostels I've stayed at. I'll go ahead and break it down: Cleanliness: The bathrooms are clean and new. There's always toilet paper and water. I was so impressed about how brand new everything was. Proximity to downtown: The streetcar stop was right there one block away. Also, Kensington Market was about 2-3 blocks away! It's basically... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

Toronto is a first-rate city and this is a first-rate hostel. The location may not be in the center of the city but being a stone's throw from Kensington Market and Chinatown was absolutely ideal for the dining and shopping options. I always felt safe at night walking to and from the property. Walks to all the sights are less... More 

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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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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Planet Traveler

Address: 357 College St, Toronto, Ontario M5T 1S5, Canada
Location: Canada > Ontario > Toronto > Downtown
Price Range: $35 - $92 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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