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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 CA $45 per night from May 7 to May 8
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 (397 reviews)
"Great budget lodging option if all you need is the essentials. Convenient location. Respectful staff."

Reviewed on Mar. 22, 2021

Toronto Travellers Home
Kensington College Backpackers
2 out of 5
280 Augusta Avenue, Toronto, ON
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The price is CA $75 per night from Apr 24 to Apr 25
Located in Kensington Market, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Spadina Avenue Shopping District, University of Toronto - St. George Campus, and Queen ...
3.1/5 (276 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
Two Peas Pod Hostel
2 out of 5
403 Spadina Ave, Toronto, ON
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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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HI-Toronto Hostel
1.5 out of 5
76 Church Street, Toronto, ON
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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

HI-Toronto Hostel
Residence & Conference Centre - Brampton
2 out of 5
7897 McLaughlin Road, Brampton, ON
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Located in Fletchers Creek South, this hostel is 0.2 mi (0.4 km) from Sheridan College Davis Campus and 2.9 mi (4.6 km) from Mississauga Convention Centre. Brampton ...
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

Residence & Conference Centre - Brampton
Markham Hostel
1.5 out of 5
117 William Bartlett Drive, Markham, ON
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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

Markham Hostel
Pembroke Guests House
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Located in Downtown Toronto, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Queen Street, Ed Mirvish Theatre, and PATH Underground Shopping Mall. Ryerson University ...
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One King West Hotel & Residence

One King West Hotel & Residence

4 out of 5
1 King Street West, Toronto, ON
The price is CA $117 per night from May 4 to May 5
4.5/5Wonderful! (5,708 reviews)
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Reviewed on Apr. 23, 2021

One King West Hotel & Residence
Sandman Signature Mississauga Hotel

Sandman Signature Mississauga Hotel

4 out of 5
5400 Dixie Rd, Mississauga, ON
The price is CA $89 per night from Apr 30 to May 1
4.3/5Excellent! (1,849 reviews)
"Nice hotel, lc"

Reviewed on Apr. 22, 2021

Sandman Signature Mississauga Hotel
The Westin Harbour Castle, Toronto

The Westin Harbour Castle, Toronto

4 out of 5
1 Harbour Sq, Toronto, ON
The price is CA $159 per night from Apr 24 to Apr 25
4.4/5Excellent! (2,419 reviews)
"We had an amazing view the bathrobes were incredibly comfortable lots of space in the room"

Reviewed on Apr. 16, 2021

The Westin Harbour Castle, 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 10-minute walk of Art Gallery of Ontario. Property features include free breakfast, free WiFi, and a restaurant. You'll find towels, showers, and hair dryers in all rooms.

HI-Toronto Hostel - Located within a 5-minute walk of PATH Underground Shopping Mall and Queen Street. Property features include free breakfast, free WiFi, and a restaurant. You'll find free toiletries in all rooms.

Toronto Travellers Home - Located within a 10-minute walk of Queen Street and Art Gallery of Ontario. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, tour/ticket assistance, and laundry facilities.

University Apartment - Located within a 10-minute walk of Queen Street and Art Gallery of Ontario. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, laundry facilities, and air conditioning. Rooms come with TVs.

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

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
  • Hockey Hall of Fame
  • Royal Alexandra Theatre
  • Nathan Phillips Square
Natural Features
  • Yonge-Dundas Square
  • High Park
  • Downsview Park
Cultural Attractions
  • Princess of Wales Theatre
  • 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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