The Only Backpacker's Inn - Hostel

1.5 star property
Toronto hostel in Old Toronto with free breakfast and coffee shop/cafe

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The Only Backpacker's Inn - Hostel

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Building design
Property entrance
Twin Room
BBQ/picnic area

Overview of The Only Backpacker's Inn - Hostel

8.4 out of 10 Very good
8.4/10 Very good

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Bar
  • Laundry
  • Housekeeping
972 Danforth Ave, Toronto, ON, M4J1L9

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationScotiabank Arena10 min drive
  • Popular LocationCN Tower11 min drive
  • Popular LocationRogers Centre11 min drive
  • AirportToronto, ON (YYZ-Pearson Intl.)40 min drive

Room options

Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm

  • Sleeps 1
  • 3 Twin Bunk Beds

Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm

  • Sleeps 1
  • 4 Twin Bunk Beds

Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm (2 Bunk Beds)

  • Sleeps 1
  • 2 Twin Bunk Beds

Shared Dormitory, Women only

  • Sleeps 1
  • 2 Twin Bunk Beds

Superior Room, 1 Queen Bed

  • 129 sq ft
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

About this area


The Only Backpacker's Inn - Hostel is located in Old Toronto, a neighborhood in Toronto, and is near a metro station. The Distillery Historic District and Casa Loma are notable landmarks, and some of the area's popular attractions include Royal Ontario Museum and Ripley's Aquarium of Canada. Looking to enjoy an event or a game? See what's going on at Scotiabank Arena or Rogers Centre.

What's nearby

  • CF Toronto Eaton Centre - 9 min drive
  • Scotiabank Arena - 10 min drive
  • Ripley's Aquarium of Canada - 11 min drive
  • CN Tower - 11 min drive
  • Rogers Centre - 11 min drive

Getting around

  • Donlands Station - 1 min walk
  • Danforth Station - 5 min drive
  • Toronto Pearson Intl. Airport (YYZ) - 39 min drive


  • The Wren - 10 min walk
  • Rendez-Vous - 10 min walk
  • Mr Pide - 4 min walk
  • The Only Cafe - 1 min walk
  • Athens Restaurant - 6 min walk

About this property

The Only Backpacker's Inn - Hostel

Hostel near Scotiabank Arena
Consider a stay at The Only Backpacker's Inn - Hostel and take advantage of free continental breakfast, a terrace, and a coffee shop/cafe. In addition to a garden and a library, guests can connect to free in-room WiFi.
Other perks include:
  • Barbecue grills, smoke-free premises, and luggage storage
  • Guest reviews say good things about the WiFi
Room features
All guestrooms at The Only Backpacker's Inn - Hostel boast comforts such as air conditioning, as well as amenities like free WiFi.
Extra amenities include:
  • Shared bathrooms with tubs or showers and hair dryers
  • Communal kitchens and daily housekeeping


Chinese (Mandarin), English, French, Spanish

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • No onsite parking available

Food and drink

  • Free continental breakfast available daily
  • A bar/lounge
  • A coffee shop/cafe

Restaurants on site

  • The Only Cafe

Things to do

  • Library


  • Laundry facilities
  • Limited-hour front desk
  • Luggage storage

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping


  • Barbecue grill
  • Garden
  • Terrace


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Bathtub or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Shared bathroom
  • Towels

Food and drink

  • Shared kitchen access


  • Air conditioning
  • Shared accommodations

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