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Hostelling International Toronto

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Staff were very friendly, bar was alright but was always quiet , breakfast was good, room was tidy and had a bathroom attached so was super handy. Laundry was $4 per wash and another $4 to dry so not good for travellers on a budget

Thank HamishMcClelland
Response from Hostelling T, Manager at Hostelling International TorontoResponded 2 days ago

Hello Hamish! Thanks for your review and feedback! Glad to hear you got to check out The Cavern bar! Come and visit us again!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

HI Toronto has a pretty good location downtown. You're in the financial district, so there are a lot of big, clinical office buildings around, but there are great transport links. You're around the corner from a subway stop (which is one stop from Union station,...More

Thank lbtravels18
Response from Hostelling T, Manager at Hostelling International TorontoResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello! Thank you so much for your great review and awesome feedback! Firstly, you'll be happy to know we're currently in the process of updating our bathrooms! You're right, we do have quite an old building here. Our housekeeping team do a lot to make...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

HI is a solid, classic travellers hostel. It has everything you could need from a hostel. Staff are friendly, free breakfast is great (served until 12 suited me), beds were really comfortable and the bar in the basement was cheap and the beer was good....More

Thank healey39
Response from Hostelling T, Manager at Hostelling International TorontoResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello! Thanks very much for the great review! Sounds like you had a great time here and we hope we DO see you again in the future! Cheers and safe travels! - Scout

Reviewed 31 March 2018

Having stayed at various Hostelling International locations (e.g. New York, Montreal, Seattle, Washington D.C., Boston) and having had received exceptional lodging for a reasonable price at each of their locations, this Floridian already knew where he would be checking in for spring break. Yes, it...More

1  Thank johnmeeks1974
Response from Hostelling T, Manager at Hostelling International TorontoResponded 4 April 2018

Hello John! Wow, what an awesome review! Thank you so much for the good rating and detailed feedback! It sounds like you had a true Canadian experience here in Toronto and left with some new friends! We hope we can meet you again some day...More

Reviewed 6 March 2018

I had a great stay at the HI Hostel Toronto thanks to the incredible staff and activities. I would recommend them to anyone visiting the Toronto area. The aquarium and Royal Ontario Museum are two local attractions not to be missed and the HI Hostel...More

Thank gsmithemail51
Response from Hostelling T, Manager at Hostelling International TorontoResponded 7 March 2018

Hello! Thank you for the awesome review! We'll be sure to pass on your kind feedback to the staff! Very happy to hear you had a great time here! Come back and visit us again! - Scout

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US$32 - US$136 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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
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October 16, 2017|
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Response from eyereen | Reviewed this property |
I don't remember how long the beds are, but I did request a bottom bed in advance when I booked the reservation, and they were able to accommodate. Security was very good I thought. A key must be used to get to the main... More
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Leith P
August 5, 2017|
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Response from MelissimaMom | Reviewed this property |
Apart from the lockers placed by the bunk bed, there is enough space under the bunk beds where you can fit your luggage....under thr bed, or some rooms have space beside the beds...Also, there is luggage storage place in the... More
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