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Overview of Kensington College Backpackers

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Iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets
Iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets
Iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets
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Kensington College Backpackers

2 out of 5
Guests rated this property 3.2/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen
  • Business services
  • Parking available

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • 48-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitizer provided

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationUniversity of Toronto - St. George Campus14 min walk
  • Popular LocationArt Gallery of Ontario15 min walk
  • Popular LocationRoyal Ontario Museum5 min drive
  • AirportToronto, ON (YYZ-Pearson Intl.)23 min drive

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About this area


Located in Toronto's Kensington Market neighborhood, Kensington College Backpackers is in the city center and near a metro station. Royal Ontario Museum and Princess of Wales Theatre are cultural highlights, and some of the area's notable landmarks include Casa Loma and The Distillery Historic District. Check out an event or a game at Rogers Centre, and consider making time for Ripley's Aquarium of Canada, a top attraction not to be missed. Guests appreciate the hostel's location for the nightlife.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • University of Toronto - St. George Campus - 14 min walk
  • Art Gallery of Ontario - 15 min walk
  • Downtown Yonge - 3 min drive
  • Royal Ontario Museum - 5 min drive
  • Toronto Eaton Centre - 9 min drive

Getting around

  • College St at Augusta Ave Stop - 1 min walk
  • Union Station - 4 min drive
  • Pearson Intl. Airport (YYZ) - 23 min drive


  • Voodoo Child Cafe — 3 min walk
  • Pancho y Emiliano — 3 min walk
  • King's Cafe — 3 min walk
  • Thirsty and Miserable — 4 min walk
  • Jimmy's Coffee — 4 min walk

About this property

Kensington College Backpackers

Toronto hostel in Kensington Market, near University of Toronto - St. George Campus
Self parking, concierge services, and a computer station are available at this smoke-free hostel. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include a TV in a common area. All 48 rooms provide free WiFi, 2 bathrooms, and balconies. Stovetops and showers are among the other amenities available to guests. Bathrooms are shared.
Kensington College Backpackers offers 48 accommodations. Rooms open to balconies. This Toronto hostel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests can make use of the shared/communal kitchen. Guests have access to shared bathrooms. Bathrooms include showers. Irons/ironing boards and hair dryers can be requested.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Guest rooms kept vacant for 48 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitizer provided
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Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Kensington College Backpackers and receive a full refund?
Yes, Kensington College Backpackers offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Kensington College Backpackers cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Kensington College Backpackers?
As of May 9, 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Kensington College Backpackers on May 11, 2021 start from CA $75, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Is Kensington College Backpackers pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Kensington College Backpackers?
Self parking is available for CAD 15 per day. Limited spots are available.
What time is check-in at Kensington College Backpackers?
Check-in is from 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM. Early check-in is available for a fee of CAD 20 (subject to availability).
What time is check-out at Kensington College Backpackers?
Check-out is at noon.
Where is Kensington College Backpackers located?
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 Street. Royal Ontario Museum and Art Gallery of Ontario are also within 1 mi (2 km). College St at Augusta Ave Stop is only a 2-minute walk and College St at Borden St Stop is 3 minutes.