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    College Backpackers

    280 Augusta Ave | Near the intersection of College St & Spadina St, Toronto, Ontario M5T 2L9, Canada
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    • Excellent8%
    • Very good33%
    • Average20%
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    As the title suggests the location of this hostel it’s in #1 (possibly only) selling point. I stayed here simply because it was the cheapest place in Toronto on my dates and it did the job but I would choose to stay there had I...More

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    Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

    The Hostel was just located in one of the busy street Down town Toronto City. They are a lot of eatery on the street and so many bar for those who drink. I cannot complain , the place is affordable. The kitchen is neat and...More

    1  Thank princeiseoluwa
    Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

    I logged in this hostel for 5 days and it was a good experience with a lot of people from around the world that I met there. I made some connections right in the hostel. The breakfast fast was just cereal, bread, muffin, tea and...More

    Thank princeiseoluwa
    Reviewed 7 September 2017

    I stayed here for two weeks (yes two weeks) when I arrived in Toronto having just moved here. It's a pretty dismal place to be for longer than a few days however I had no alternative as everything was booked out or out of my...More

    Thank Deirdre H
    Reviewed 5 September 2017

    First night they got our booking rooms wrong so I got woken up by some fella telling me I'm in my bed. the staff are all very rude except for one guy who helped with the bed situation. The room was horrible and sweaty no...More

    Thank Campbell W
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    • Breakfast included
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Breakfast included
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • US$33 - US$92 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Chinatown
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    • Global Village Kensington Hotel Toronto
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    and bright red gates, a destination for foodie fun.
    Chinatown's streets are always bustling, packed with
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    products. The restaurants and authentic marketplaces
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    "do not do it!!"
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    "The double rooms are not worth getting, better to pay less and get the bunk bed."
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    "Go to the hostel around the corner."
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    "Room 311 had wonderful views of the Toronto skyline!"
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