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nice hostel, you can walk everywhere, beds arre very comfortable, free tea, nice living room area
great hostel strategically located in downtown Toronto
the staff is great the vibe is always happy! just start talk with somebody and you are in :). great time thanks!!!
in general I like it and I like there activities.
Nothing wrong with the hostel; I'd stay here again. Just be aware that its convenient location in the middle of the entertainment district means A LOT of noise every night. I was here on Saturday and Sunday and both nights I barely got any sleep because there was so much ridiculously loud shouting, screaming, and arguing going on in the street. Earplugs were useless. Perhaps try asking for a room not facing the street if you'd like to get some sleep..
Very nice ! Everything was perfect. The only thing is the parking space, very small if you have a big car, but the personnel has accepted to park the car for us. I reccommend it strongly !
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 18-24
- (1 review)
Lovely little hostel within a short walk to the falls, pubs and restaurants. Clean, and comfy. Friendly staff. Would recommend .
This is the first time I've ever stayed in a Hostel. It was nice to be able to experience this. It does remind me of dorm living.
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 41+
- (1 review)
Great place to stay in the heart of the theatre district. Easy to find nestled in row of old houses
First of all, I would like to comment on the staff.. Some of the staff were lovely such as CJ and Helen, but then you had Jui that was letting out disgusting gasses and finding it funny - how can you do that when you work for the hostel and also are one of the people who cleans - I found this unhygienic! Also, I overheard a member of staff calling myself and others a rude name and found it awful - this was Mary. Where has customer service gone? I just didn't find the place clean.
This was my very first hostel experience and it was absolutely perfect. The location was situated perfect in the middle of the city an the staff was great. Thank you for a great first hostel experience.
This was my first hostel experience. I was checked in by CJ who was lovely.The hostel is in a great location but I would not recommend staying. Mainly due to some of the staff being over friendly with the 'residents' who seem to believe the hostel is their home, some of the staff thinking it is acceptable to pass wind and come in drunk the hostel or staff members to discuss guests as arseholes. The breakfast was alright though.
We did not see the "free pancakes" as mentioned on the website !!! Very disappointed by that. This is not very honest to lie.
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 18-24
- (1 review)
Very nice place in an excellent location. I walked to downtown Toronto in about 25 minutes. The staff is helpful and nice. There is a very nice atmosphere, with activities organized by the staff every evening and a big common area for hanging around with people. The washrooms and showers are very clean. The kitchen is not so big but it has everything you will need to cook something simple. The breakfast is good, not great... and avoid the coffee from the machine, its awful! Have tea instead...
Very good stay there. I spent first 1 week at the HI hostel and hopefully I decided to change. Staff are much more friendly, the living room is real living room where meeting are encouraged and events during the week are funny. I spent a very good time there. Hope to come back
The location is absolutely excellent; if you are coming from Union station it is actually faster for you to walk than take the subway. I only have 2 real beefs. First, my room was bloody hot at night. There were notices stating not to open windows as we were on the first floor. Without some sort of air circulation, it is impossible to sleep. Second, there is a grand amount of long-term residents. They were unwelcoming and extremely messy. They generally acted as if they owned the place.
good hostel, located in downtown, lots of atractions and sites on walking distance, shops and bars on walking distance. had a good stay. staff was ok. breakfast was included + , con was the noise of a nearby construction site which gave (on friday morning@0700) a lot of noise) (so i hope for guests staying there that they'll finish their work quickly.)
Great Location! Would be nice to have more bathrooms...
It was very clean, pancakes were unlimited at breakfast and free coffee plus good Internet connection
All the staff were amazing. CJ, Theresa, Helen were really helpful, when I needed help planning my road trip everyone helped. When snoring man kept snoring I was given the keys to the cinema room to sleep. Being a vegetarian it meant I could jump the queue at the FREE BBQ which was amazing. Showers were always free and there were plenty in the hostel. CJ and Mary helped with applying for work which was great The internet was slow whilst trying to watch two headed shark attack in the cinema room