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  • Average4%
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“free bbq”(23 reviews)
“free breakfast”(36 reviews)
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
Rooftop Bar
Multilingual Staff
Laundry Service
Rooftop Terrace
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Reviewed 22 November 2015

Nicest hostel I’ve stayed in Toronto hands down. Located close to Kensington Market (which I love), China town, and many other conveniences. I’ve stayed there a few times over the years and always found their staff to be friendly and helpful, I also found co-developer...More

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Reviewed 2 November 2015

Absolutely amazing hostel, clean and shiny, nicely organized with bathroom in the room. Very cozy common areas and rooftop patio is truly a gem! Very cool location as well in vicinity of UofT campus with lots of activities around and easy access to anywhere in...More

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Reviewed 4 October 2015 via mobile

Ben, I believe his name was. He manages events with the Hostel. He got drunk and tried to fight me. I'm 18, he's in his mid-late 20s. When I disengaged his threat he walked around and talked trash about me to everyone he could find....More

1  Thank Patrick S
Response from Anthonyaarts, Owner at Planet TravelerResponded 11 November 2015

I am sorry you had an uncomfortable interaction. Ben is not a staff member. He was a guest. I asked him about your review. Apparently you asked him to buy alcohol for you but he decided against it after you were not willing to pay...More

Reviewed 30 September 2015

Friendly staff, clean rooms, good breakfast, free wifi and a rooftop view of Toronto. What's there to be negative about!? Just DONT book through hostels.com (saying rooms are available when there isn't!- heard other visitors saying the same!) book direct ;)

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Reviewed 29 September 2015 via mobile

Really great hostel with things going on almost every night. The bedrooms are a little small but comfortable. The kitchen is huge and well equipped and there is loads of free stuff which is great for travellers on a budget like we were! My friends...More

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Certificate of Excellence
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
Price range
US$ 35 - US$ 92 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Price range
US$ 35 - US$ 92 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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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
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Evan M
23 August 2017|
Response from Amanda_Ngin | Reviewed this property |
No, you have to at least stay for 2 nights.
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13 July 2017|
Response from Anthony A | Property representative |
When you arrive at the airport ask for the TTC bus stop. Take bus 192(airport rocket) to Kipling Station. Pay $3.25 in coins no change provided and ask for a transfer(the transfer is your proof of payment for the rest of... More
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"Not handicapped accessible: reception and common room on basement level, rooms on upper floors, no elevator."
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"Bottom bunk always as the beds can get creaky"
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"if you're travelling with friends and staying more than a few weeks think about getting a private room"
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"private rooms very comfortable"
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