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Canadiana Backpackers Inn

Hostel

42 Widmer St., Toronto, Toronto, Canada

Lonely Planet said, "Toronto's best run hostel...a sure-fire winner". We offer spacious rooms, a free PANCAKE, TOAST or BAGEL BREAKFAST, free WIRELESS INTERNET. We're also the most centrally located hostel in town, only three blocks from the CN Tower, in the heart of the Entertainment District. It feels like home. Rates quoted do not include government taxes.

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Atmosphere 86%

Cleanliness 81%

Facilities 82%

Location 93%

Safety 87%

Staff 92%

Value 80%

What's Included

  • Breakfast
  • Linen
  • Luggage Room
  • Towel

Facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Adaptors
  • Airport Transfers
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Board Games
  • Cable TV
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Currency Exchange
  • DVDs
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Games Room
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Jobs Board
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals available
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Pool Table
  • Reading Light
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Telephone Fax Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels Included
  • Towels for hire
  • Vending Machines
  • Washing machine

Important Information

Tax rate is 13% , payable upon arrival will be added to your booking. We accept cash, visa or mastercard. Government issued photo ID is required to check-in and guests must be from outside the GTA (Greater Toronto Area).

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 14:00

Latest Check-out: 11:00

Policies

  • Child Friendly
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Taxes Not Included

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Toronto?

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Lonely Planet said, "Toronto's best run hostel...a sure-fire winner". We offer spacious rooms, a free PANCAKE, TOAST or BAGEL BREAKFAST, free WIRELESS INTERNET. We're also the most centrally located hostel in town, only three blocks from the CN Tower, in the heart of the Entertainment District. It feels like home. Rates quoted do not include government taxes.

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Shared Rooms

6 Bed Mixed Dorm

People 6

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4 Bed Mixed Dorm

People 4

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6 Bed Female Dorm

People 6

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6 Bed Male Dorm

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8 Bed Male Dorm

People 8

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8 Bed Female Dorm

People 8

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4 Bed Female Dorm

People 4

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4 Bed Male Dorm

People 4

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10 Bed Male Dorm

People 10

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10 Bed Female Dorm

People 10

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Private Rooms

Double Bed Private Shared Bathroom

People 2

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Double Bed Private Ensuite

People 2

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Single Private Shared Bathroom

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About Canadiana Backpackers Inn

Welcome to Toronto's Award Winning Hostel and it's most unique:

There's a 10 ft Mohawk Indian in the lounge, a totem pole on the patio and each room is named after a great Canadian (everything from Bryan Adams to Neil Young). Every morning there is a free pancake, toast or bagel breakfast and a choice of tea, coffee and hot chocolate.

Every night we have fun activities planned (see further down the page for details).

Located right downtown in the heart of Toronto's Entertainment District the hostel is a short walk to the CN Tower, the Air Canada Centre, the Theatre District, and some of Toronto's best shopping districts, bars, and restaurants.

We offer accommodation to suit everyone from private rooms (single and double), to quad rooms (4 people to a room), to female only rooms. All the rooms are spacious with thick, comfortable mattresses and extra big wooden bunk beds. Fresh linen and towels are provided for free.

The hostel also offers 24 hour reception, air conditioning, a free breakfast, free wireless internet, a large outdoor patio, an 18 seat cinema, a fully equipped kitchen and day trips to Niagara Falls.

At Canadiana you never need to feel alone. Every night we organize an event from pub crawls, to bowling, to karaoke, to barbeques served on our outdoor patio.

We offer discounts for ISIC, BUNAC/SWAP, VIP Backpackers, and Hostelling International cardholders.

If you read the guidebooks, you will see that for style, service, and atmosphere no other place in town compares. Here is what the guidebooks have to say:

'The super-friendly Canadiana Backpackers Inn is in quiet, charming Victorian houses with a great location in the Entertainment District'.
Lonely Planet, 2001.

'An assortment of young adventurous professionals populate the Canadiana, whose wooden beds and Victorian facade create a calm refined atmosphere. Its central location is near several hot nightclubs.' Lets Go, 2002.

'The Canadiana Backpackers Inn is booked and not surprisingly. It's clean and new and where people gather is even tastefully appointed. There's a patio on which guests are treated to free barbeques.....staff exceedingly friendly.'
Now Magazine, 2000.

Our facilities include:

- free pancake, toast or bagel breakfast
- air-conditioned rooms
- single beds(dormitory style)
- private double rooms
- large bathrooms
- fully equipped kitchen
- big screen tv/dvd lounge
- free coffee, tea and hot chocolate
- locker facilities
- outdoor patio
- free wireless internet access
- daily events

Location Information

CN Tower, Metro Convention Centre, Royal Alexander Theatre, Art Gallery of Ontario, Princess of Wales Theatre, Rogers Centre, Air Canada Centre, Chinatown, Kensington Market, Hockey Hall of Fame, Four Season for the Performing Arts, Trendy Queen Street West, TIFF.

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 1 day before arrival. After this date, charges will be applied by the property up to the full cost of the reservation. Deposits paid are non refundable.