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HI Toronto

76 Church St, North of King Street, Toronto, M5C 2G1, Canada

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Overall Rating 88%

From 36 Reviews

Hostel rating (36)

Rating category Satisfaction percentage
Staff 93%
Cleanliness 82%
Location 94%
Security 91%
Service 90%
Comfort 80%
Green rating 86%

Located in the heart of the city. Enjoy the sun in the rooftop patio or a nice cold beer with good food at The Cavern.

  • Dorm
    From $22.77
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hi-toronto

Toronto Hostel

Hostel Toronto

Hostelling International

Welcome to our hostel

Set in the heart of downtown Toronto, HI Toronto hostel is within easy walking distance of the entertainment district, restaurants, pubs, shopping venues and popular tourist attractions including St. Lawrence Market, the CN Tower, Ripley's Aquarium, Air Canada Centre, Rogers Centre, Hockey Hall of Fame and the Harbour Front.

The Toronto hostel offers both shared accommodation and private rooms, there’s free Wi-Fi, free sheets and towels, free coffee and tea, and a rooftop patio. In addition, The Cavern Bar serves delicious belly filling breakfast and dinner ($$) every day of the week, and every week night there are live music performances so you can go for a drink and meet other travellers.

At HI Toronto hostel there is never a dull moment, with daily and nightly activities for guests – whether it’s board game nights, trivia or movie nights, walking tours, graffiti tours, visits to the Distillery District and Steam Whistle Brewery, or trips to the beach and Toronto Islands.

Prices

Prices are non-member prices

Dorms - Per guest per night

Beds

Private - Per room per night

Rooms

Important info

  • Additional tax of 13% is payable at check-in.
  • Government-issued photo ID is required to check in.
  • Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
  • Unaccompanied children under the age of 18 can be accommodated only with a letter from a parent or legal guardian providing permission for the child's unsupervised stay.
  • Children under the age of 10 are unable to be accommodated in shared dormitories
  • Children under the age of 16 are unable to be accommodated in shared dormitories unless accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
  • Children under the age of 5 stay free.
  • Membership can be purchased on arrival at hostel.
  • Rates quoted assume guests are not members of Hostelling International or a National Youth Hostel Association
  • A discount of 10 % of rates quoted is available to members on arrival.
  • Pets are not permitted in the hostel.
  • Accommodations are available only to guests from outside a 60 km radius of the hostel.
  • Prices and product availability is as accurate as possible but may be subject to change during checkout

Facilities

Facilities

Leisure & Fitness

  • Common room
  • Terrace / patio

Accessibility

  • Elevator / Lift
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Food & Drink

  • Cafe/Bistro
  • Licenced Bar/Pub
  • Self-catering kitchen
  • Vending machine
  • Restaurant onsite

Facilities - Internet Access

  • Computers - Free
  • Wifi - Free

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Air Conditioning - In selected areas
  • Basic Shop
  • Car parking nearby - Less than 500 m
  • Booking Centre for HI hostels worldwide
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Library / Book Swap
  • Lockers Available - In Room
  • Luggage Room - Available during hostel reception times
  • Travel / Tour Desk
Opening times

Opening times

Open all year

Reception:
Open 24 hours
Check-in:
Open 24 hours

Get in touch

Get in touch

Tel. (416) 971-4440

Fax. 1-416-971-4088

toronto@hihostels.ca

Main attractions

Main attractions

  • CN Tower (1 to 2km)
  • Saint Lawrence Market (500m to 1km)
  • Air Canada Centre (1 to 2km)

See the full list of attractions

Reviews

Reviews

Cushion on the safes that are above the beds. I bonked my head on it too many times.

93%

Avatar for Bradley

Bradley,

Fri 02 Nov 2018

Hello Bradley! Thank you for your feedback. We are always trying to improve ourselves so your insight is definitely appreciated. I am sorry to hear that you hit your head off the safe! This is a huge concern and I will forward this on to our maintenance and housekeepers in hopes they can make some changes so this wont happen again. If there is anything else, please feel free to inform me so I can look into the issues! We hope to see you again soon and I hope you enjoyed your time in Toronto. Safe travels, Perri

Manager avatar

HI Toronto Hostel,

Sun 04 Nov 2018

small space in room and washroom. many insects on bed.

67%

Avatar for Sui Fong Kit

Sui Fong Kit,

Fri 12 Oct 2018

Hello, Thank you for your honest review! We appreciate your feedback as we are always working to improve. I apologize about your experience with possible bugs in the bed. This is something we take very seriously and we are taking precautions to prevent anything like this from happening. Your opinion matters and we are working on the situation. We hope to see you again soon! All the best, Perri

Manager avatar

HI Toronto Hostel,

Sun 14 Oct 2018

Great location. Great staff. Nice bar and reception area. Good breakfast. Bathrooms tiny.

77%

Avatar for Eleanor

Eleanor,

Thu 11 Oct 2018

Hello Eleanor, Thank you for your honest review! We appreciate your opinion and your positive feedback. We hope to see you again soon! All the best, Perri

Manager avatar

HI Toronto Hostel,

Sat 13 Oct 2018

Location

Location
Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

  • Amusement / Theme park (More than 10km)
  • Beach (5 to 10km)
  • Cinema (Less than 500m)
  • City Centre (At or next to the hostel)
  • Cycle trails (3 to 5km)
  • Gym (500m - 1km)
  • Hiking / Walking trails (2 to 3km)
  • Local market (Less than 500m)
  • Museums / Art Galleries (1 to 2km)
  • Nightlife (1 to 2km)
  • Parks / Green Area (Less than 500m)
  • Restaurants (Less than 500m)
  • River / Harbour / Lake (1 to 2km)
  • Shopping area / Mall (500m - 1km)
  • Ski area (More than 10km)
  • Supermarket / Food store (Less than 500m)
  • Theatre (1 to 2km)
Getting to us

Getting to us

Airport
From Pearson Airport: 1) Take bus 192 to Kipling Subway Station. Take the train Eastbound and get off at St. George or Yonge Station. Take the train Southbound and get off at King Station. Costs $3.25 and takes about 1.5h door to door. 2) Take UPX train to Union Station. Costs $12.00. Trains run every 15 minutes from 5:30am until 1:30am. The trip between Pearson and Union takes 25 minutes. From Union walk to the hostel (aprox. 15 minutes).
Bus
Walk Eastbound on Dundas Street to Yonge Street turn Southbound on Yonge Street and walk towards King Street. Turn Eastbound on King Street and walk up to Church Street. We are located between King St. East and Adelaide St.
Underground/Metro
200m King Station walk east on King St to Church St turn left we are #76.
Car
HI Toronto does not have parking. Parking lots are located within walking distance from the hostel. Prices range from $18 to $30 for the 24h period.
Rail
500m Union to King walk east on King St to Church St turn left we are #76.
Sports & activities

Sports & activities

  • Cycling
Sustainability

Sustainability initiatives

Air

  • Low carbon activities
  • Public transportation is promoted
  • Environmental cleaning

Energy

  • Energy saving lights
  • Insulation and ventilation systems
  • Double-glazing windows

People

  • Educational programs

Waste

  • Recycling areas
  • Composting
  • Fairtrade food served
  • Organic food served
  • Local and seasonal food

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