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Kensington College Backpackers
2 out of 5
280 Augusta Avenue, Toronto, ON
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The price is $70 per night from Sep 25 to Sep 25
Located in Kensington Market, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Spadina Avenue Shopping District and The Path. Queen Street and University of Toronto ...
3.1/5 (285 reviews)
"The staff is super nice 👍 He knew that I rented the place to rest a few hours between my exam sessions. Hence, I got a quiet room to study 📚 the price is fair."

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2020

Kensington College Backpackers
The Parkdale Hostellerie
2 out of 5
83 Elm Grove Ave, Toronto, ON
The price is $67 per night from Sep 28 to Sep 28
Located in Parkdale, this hostel is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Queen Street and within 3 mi (5 km) of Harbourfront Centre and Art Gallery of Ontario. Toronto City ...
3.8/5Good! (65 reviews)
"Simple but clean. We got a private room. Quiet space, friendly staff. Gave us early check in also."

Reviewed on Jul 15, 2021

The Parkdale Hostellerie
The Only Backpacker's Inn - Hostel
1.5 out of 5
972 Danforth Ave, Toronto, ON
The price is $70 per night from Oct 18 to Oct 18
Located in The Danforth, this hostel is 1 mi (1.6 km) from The Danforth Music Hall and within 3 mi (5 km) of Royal Ontario Museum and Queen Street. The Distillery ...
4.2/5Very Good! (98 reviews)
"Only Backpacker's Hostel is associated with an expanded, complex up/downstairs bar and cafe complex. Great food! Management and the 'separated' Only Backpacker's complex would benefit from displaying more visible signage for guests arriving in the evening or later at night. Small window phone number ..."

Reviewed on Jul 26, 2021

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Toronto Travellers Home
1.5 out of 5
588 Dundas Street West, Toronto, ON
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The price is $46 per night from Oct 3 to Oct 3
Located in Chinatown, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Spadina Avenue Shopping District, Queen Street, and Art Gallery of Ontario. Princess of Wales ...
2.4/5 (401 reviews)
"convenient close to all amennities"

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2021

Toronto Travellers Home
Toronto North Travellers Home
2 out of 5
332 Cook Road, Toronto, ON
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The price is $54 per night from Oct 5 to Oct 5
Located in North York, this hostel is 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from York University and within 3 mi (5 km) of Downsview Park Merchants Market and Downsview Park. G Ross ...
2.6/5 (109 reviews)
"Clean and beautiful place to live"

Reviewed on May 6, 2021

Toronto North Travellers Home
University Apartment
1.5 out of 5
16 Willison Square, Toronto, ON
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The price is $54 per night from Oct 16 to Oct 16
Located in Chinatown, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Queen Street and Art Gallery of Ontario. Ryerson University and Toronto City Hall are also within ...
2.2/5 (326 reviews)
"Will not stay here again"

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2021

University Apartment
All Days Hostel
2 out of 5
13 Selby Street, Toronto, ON
Located in Downtown Toronto, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Downtown Yonge, Royal Ontario Museum, and Ryerson University. University of Toronto - St. George ...
4/5Very Good! (92 reviews)
"excellent single room"

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2021

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Centennial Place Student Residence Scarborough
3 out of 5
937 Progress Avenue, Toronto, ON
Located in Scarborough, this hostel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Centennial College, Scarborough Town Centre, and Morningside Park. University of Toronto Scarborough ...
3.8/5Good! (67 reviews)
"nice place for a student to stay for a short while"

Reviewed on Sep 6, 2019

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Centennial Place Student Residence Scarborough
The Clarence Park
2 out of 5
7 Clarence Square, Toronto, ON
Located in Toronto Entertainment District, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Rogers Centre and CN Tower. Ripley's Aquarium of Canada and Scotiabank Arena ...
4/5Very Good! (9 reviews)
"I thought that t it was a special price because of the Corona Virus but when I arrived it was a Hostel with four (4) beds to a room. It was terrible."

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2020

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The Clarence Park
Two Peas Pod Hostel
2 out of 5
403 Spadina Ave, Toronto, ON
Located in Kensington Market, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Spadina Avenue Shopping District and Art Gallery of Ontario. University of Toronto - ...
4.4/5Excellent! (185 reviews)
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"everything good and Henry even didnt charge me for night I didn't show up. Sleep as better tan usual as I woke up painless"

Reviewed on Dec 8, 2020

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Two Peas Pod Hostel
Residence & Conference Centre - Brampton
2 out of 5
7897 McLaughlin Road, Brampton, ON
Located in Fletchers Creek South, this hostel is 0.2 mi (0.4 km) from Sheridan College Davis Campus and within 3 mi (5 km) of Brampton Memorial Arena and Meadowvale ...
3.4/5Good! (229 reviews)
"They did not receive my phone call , they just never receive the phone, and charged me 110$ How injustice is that."

Reviewed on Aug 30, 2019

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Residence & Conference Centre - Brampton
HI-Toronto Hostel
1.5 out of 5
76 Church Street, Toronto, ON
Located in Downtown Toronto, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of The Path, PATH Underground Shopping Mall, and Queen Street. St. Lawrence Market and Hockey ...
4/5Very Good! (314 reviews)
"perfect location, very decent for the price; very sweet and friendly vibes in the dining and common area where backpackers from all over the world cook, eat, work on their computers, chat together. breakfast is simple but not bad at all - tea/coffee, bread/bagel, milk cereal and fruits."

Reviewed on Feb 25, 2020

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Markham Hostel
1.5 out of 5
117 William Bartlett Drive, Markham, ON
Situated in Markham, this hostel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Toogood Pond Park, Frederick Horsman Varley Art Gallery, and Angus Glen Golf Club. Markham Museum and ...
4.4/5Excellent! (26 reviews)
"For family, nice place to stay for few days, unlike hotels."

Reviewed on Aug 20, 2019

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Markham Hostel
Backpacker College @ University of Toronto - New College Residence - Willson Hall
Located in University District, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of University of Toronto - St. George Campus and Royal Ontario Museum. Art Gallery of ...
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Backpacker College @ University of Toronto - New College Residence - Willson Hall
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2 out of 5
237 Gerrard St E, Toronto, ON
Located in Cabbagetown, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Queen Street, Ryerson University, and Toronto City Hall. Meridian Hall and Art Gallery of Ontario ...
3/5 (40 reviews)
Oh my god what a shitt hole
"The photos are not how it is. And you can only check in between 3-8 pm if they have bothered reading your message. When I got there and saw how they had lied too me. And it is worse than any hostel I have ever seen. I canceled my stay there as quickly as possible"

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2019

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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Toronto Downtown

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Toronto Downtown

4 out of 5
108 Chestnut St, Toronto, ON
The price is $141 per night from Sep 26 to Sep 26
4.2/5Excellent! (2,494 reviews)
"Bed was comfy and staff where helpful"

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2021

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Toronto Downtown
One King West Hotel & Residence

One King West Hotel & Residence

4 out of 5
1 King Street West, Toronto, ON
The price is $127 per night from Sep 26 to Sep 26
4.5/5Wonderful! (5,177 reviews)
"It was clean and comfortable, everything you need in a short stay."

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2021

One King West Hotel & Residence
Cambridge Suites Hotel - Toronto

Cambridge Suites Hotel - Toronto

4 out of 5
15 Richmond St E, Toronto, ON
The price is $117 per night from Oct 18 to Oct 18
4.5/5Wonderful! (2,236 reviews)
"I like the location of the property. I did not like that there was no gift shop"

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2021

Cambridge Suites Hotel - Toronto
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What Is a Hostel?

If you're looking for a low-cost place to stay in Toronto, one of the 15 hostels here could be a great option. No two hostels look exactly alike, but these dormitory-style accommodations all feature the following:

  • Shared rooms (though many have private options too)
  • Budget prices
  • A social environment

Hostels are a great way to stay in Toronto for a good value, so you can save your money for exploring. You can check out this destination's cultural highlights, such as its theaters and museums.

Hostels in Toronto

Ready to book a hostel in town? These top picks have the best reviews from our customers and could be a good place to start:

Two Peas Pod Hostel - Located within a 20-minute walk of University of Toronto - St. George Campus. Property features include free breakfast, free WiFi, and a restaurant. You'll find towels, showers, and hair dryers in all rooms.

Kensington College Backpackers - Located within a 20-minute walk of University of Toronto - St. George Campus. Property features include free WiFi, a shared/communal kitchen, and a computer station. You'll find showers and lockers in all rooms.

HI-Toronto Hostel - Close to public transit, this property is within a 10-minute walk of King Station and Queen Station. Property features include free breakfast, free WiFi, and a restaurant. You'll find free toiletries in all rooms.

Toronto Travellers Home - Guests can enjoy free WiFi, tour/ticket assistance, and laundry facilities.

University Apartment - Located within a 20-minute walk of University of Toronto - St. George Campus. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, laundry facilities, and air conditioning. Rooms come with TVs.

When Is the Best Time to Visit Toronto?

Good weather's always better when you're experiencing new places, so here's some information that might be helpful:

  • The hottest months are typically July and August, while January and February are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 46° F and nighttime temperatures average 18° F
  • April-June: 77° F is the daytime average and 31° F is the nighttime average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 78° F and nighttime averages are around 49° F
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 65° F during the day and 24° F at night
  • Average rainfall is 1.34 inches in a year

What Can I Do in Toronto?

Depending on what you're interested in, you might enjoy these places:

Top Sights
  • CN Tower
  • Toronto Public Library
  • Canada's Wonderland
Natural Features
  • Yonge-Dundas Square
  • Grange Park
  • Queen's Park
Cultural Attractions
  • Hockey Hall of Fame
  • Royal Ontario Museum
  • Casa Loma

Overall, Toronto is known for its:

  • Theater
  • Architecture
  • Museums
  • Art
  • Entertainment
  • Shopping
  • University life
  • Restaurants
  • Skyscrapers

How to Get to Toronto and Around the Area

You'll find the nearest airport in Toronto, ON (YTZ-Billy Bishop Toronto City), located 1.3 mi (2.1 km) away from the city center. An alternative is Toronto, ON (YYZ-Pearson Intl.), situated 11.7 mi (18.8 km) away. Once you're on the ground, you may want to make use of public transit. Nearby metro stations include St Andrew Station, King Station, and Osgoode Station. To check out more of the surrounding area, catch a train at Toronto Union Station, Toronto Exhibition Station, or Toronto Bloor Station.

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