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Hostel | 76 Church Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5C 2G1

88.2% Overall Rating

427 out of 476 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (18/08/2014)

emily atkin thinks…

"It is very clean and the facilities are good. The bedding and towel are a great touch"

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Facilities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Bar
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Free city tour
  • Games room
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour reception
  • Restaurant
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Fax
  • Bicycle hire
  • ATM / cash machine
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Elevator / lift(s)
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Internet café
  • Outside area

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Breakfast
  • Linen
  • Towel

Important Information

Please note: Hostelling International is a non-profit membership based organization. Non-members will be asked to pay a small non-membership fee per night upon check-in (around $5 per night in shared accommodation or $20 per night in private accommodation) Please note: Rates quoted on this site are for HI MEMBERS AND DO NOT INCLUDE GOVERNMENT TAXES.

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88.2%

Overall Rating

427 out of 476 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'HI - Toronto'

Atmosphere
87.2%
Location
92.8%
Facilities
88.0%
Cleanliness
84.8%
Staff
90.4%
Value
84.0%
Safety
90.4%
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74.3%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Business / conference

29 July 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Location

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

80.0%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture
Shopping
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

28 July 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Nice location, friendly staff, clean

Disliked: Not many showers/bathrooms.

57.1%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 100% Facilities - 20% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 40%

Customer review

Alone

Sports, adventure or outdoor activities
Backpacking / gap year

27 July 2010

Liked: I liked the rooftop.

Disliked: I didn't like the loud music all the time. It was too loud to talk or just to read. The burners in the kitchen were almost all broken and the toiltes didn't work properly. People in the 'lounge' hang around with their laptop, no one talked to each other.

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

daniela plesnik

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

26 July 2010 daniela would recommend this property

Liked: The place, the space...

Disliked: Did not include breakfast

68.6%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 40%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

12 July 2010

Liked: Location was pretty good and daily activities offered.

Disliked: Dorm rooms very cramped and dirty shower. Funny smell in the kitchen area.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Beach / sunbathing
Sightseeing & culture
Partying / nightlife
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities
Backpacking / gap year

06 July 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: It's centrally located.

Disliked: The mattress needs to be changed! It's uncomfortable.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Trizzia Zuluaga

With my spouse / partner

Sports, adventure or outdoor activities
Backpacking / gap year
Beach / sunbathing
Shopping

02 July 2010 Trizzia would recommend this property

Liked: Great place, they have a lot of activities for the guests & the kitchen is HUGE! Lots of areas to hang out, and the beds are so soft :)

Disliked: There's no windows in the bathrooms so it gets really stuffy :(

68.6%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 40% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 60%

Oliver Sisson

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

02 July 2010 Oliver would recommend this property

Liked: good location, has lockers, good facilities

Disliked: they didn't tell me that they allocate beds, they moved all my stuff when I was sitting on the couch downstairs. didn't seem like a smart way of dealing with the issue.

85.7%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Vincent Chen

08 June 2010 Vincent would recommend this property

Liked: Just the best place in the toronto area!

Disliked: Vincent left no negative feedback.

100.0%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Nathalie Lemay

08 June 2010 Nathalie would recommend this property

Liked: Great atmosphere! I was part of the bar tour and I met funny people. Staff is also very friendly!

Disliked: Nathalie left no negative feedback.

100.0%
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Customer review

06 June 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Very nice hostel. Loved the pub crawl!The staff is very friendly and helpfull :)

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

100.0%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Jazz Bhangal

04 June 2010 Jazz would recommend this property

Liked: STAY HERE! HI-Toronto has to be the best hostel in Canada! After a roughing it on a long greyhound bus journey all the way from San Francisco, I was really looking forward to friendly faces and a comfortable bed. This is what makes a good hostel; at 6am I was greeted with a happy smiley face and allowed to check-in as my bed was available at the time (let this be a lesson to those anal-hostels who make you wait till 4pm), I was even told to make myself comfortable once the kitchen area opens and help myself to coffee. During the past year this is the 3rd time I have stayed here, and it's great to see that they still have a high regard for customer service; the staff are always happy to help.... even if it's the millionth time someone has asked the same questions, they are professional in their manner, very accommodating, available 24/7, and if you have a late flight/bus... they even allow you to use the common facilities once you've checked out. The rooms, bathrooms, kitchen facilities and common areas are very well maintained and extremely clean. There are individual lockers in rooms (bring your own lock), air conditioning and very comfortable beds. There is a cafe in the basement, they serve excellent value for money breakfast or there's a well equipped kitchen for self caterers. HI-Toronto have a very useful info board in reception, and they update it daily so you don't miss out on what Toronto has to offer, they even organise events such as pub crawl and city walks! The most central hostel in Toronto; within walking distance of metro and Greyhound station. Stay here with confidence.

Disliked: Jazz left no negative feedback.

57.1%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 60% Facilities - 40% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 20%

Bryce Christie

25 May 2010

Liked: Free Internet, nothing else. Air Conditioner in room didn't work which made sleeping in 30 degree heat unbearable at times.

Disliked: Bryce left no negative feedback.

85.7%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 100% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

23 May 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: We liked that you could get breakfast or dinner at the hostel cafe but also cook your own food in the guest kitchen. Very clean and well organized.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

91.4%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

21 May 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Central & safe

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Lindsay Walsh

17 May 2010 Lindsay would recommend this property

Liked: really friendly and accomodating, there was real sense of a community that you could choose to join in with or not and very welcoming staff....prices were good and the brekkie v v v tasty........they let me store my bags even though i wasn't staying that night and i could tour toronto and collect them later...brilliant location bang in the centre of all you need shops subway and everything walkable

Disliked: Lindsay left no negative feedback.

80.0%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 100%

Timothy Moran

09 May 2010 Timothy would recommend this property

Liked: It was a great place to hang out with everyone. The staff were wonderful. Showers and toilets could have been cleaned a little more frequent but they were still quite satisfactory :) Would recommend to anyone

Disliked: Timothy left no negative feedback.

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

angela lambert

05 May 2010 angela would recommend this property

Liked: great hostel and very friendly

Disliked: angela left no negative feedback.

71.4%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

03 May 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: It was an alright hostel apart from the fact that the curtin did not close in my room so it let in heaps of light. Also it is right near a church so the bells start ringing about 8am everyday. Apart from that it is ok and I would probably stay here again

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

82.9%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

22 April 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The cleanliness, the bathrooms were very well looked after. I also felt like the hostel had a lot of resources should I have needed them and lots of information for travellers.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

17 March 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Beds getting worn out... could be replaced. Great value for money and great location also

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Michael Menzies

04 March 2010 Michael would recommend this property

Liked: Had a great time here, met heaps of great people even tho I only stayed there 3 nights.Will definitely be going back!

Disliked: Michael left no negative feedback.

82.9%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

YUICHIRO TAKAHASHI

28 February 2010 YUICHIRO would recommend this property

Liked: KITCHIN WAS SO GOOD .

Disliked: YUICHIRO left no negative feedback.

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Yuko Kogushi

20 February 2010 Yuko would recommend this property

Liked: good location! good atmospher!

Disliked: Yuko left no negative feedback.

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

11 February 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Nice people here and I had a fun time.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.


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