Group Booking Terms and Conditions

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General Group Booking Terms

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  • In order to make a group reservation on it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card on arrival. Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Holiday with Friends, Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School, College / University, Business Trip, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party, Sports Group, Cultural Group If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.


Planet Traveler Hostel

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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We love this Hostel!

It gets our thumbs up for consistently high guest reviews.

Property Description

Welcome to Planet Traveler Hostel, the friendliest, greenest and most comfortable hostel Toronto has to offer.

At Planet Traveler we work tirelessly to ensure your time in Toronto is as enjoyable as possible. We understand that it’s guests that make a hostel stay memorable, and from the abundance of amenities to the friendly staff and exciting daily events, we do everything we can to create memories that will last a lifetime.

Our turn of the century building has been restored from the ground up to suit the needs of the most discerning traveler. The property has been renovated and rebuilt into a purpose-designed hostel incorporating the latest in green technology: geothermal heating, photovoltaic electrical production, solar thermal water heating, building-wide LED lighting and wastewater heat reclamation.

Secure dorms have custom-designed hotel style ensuite bathrooms, private locker areas and extra comfy memory foam mattresses to ensure the best night's sleep you'll ever have away from home. Cook up a feast in our fully-appointed kitchen or relax and meet other travelers in our beautifully designed common area, which features a fireplace, phone booths, a dining area and an awesome couch where you can watch TV, movies and major sporting events.

Enjoy a hearty free breakfast everyday until 1p.m., tailor-made to give you those vital extra hours’ sleep after the night before. Make sure you take time to chill out in our amazing rooftop lounge with panoramic views of the breathtaking Toronto skyline.

Our location in the heart of downtown Toronto is minutes away from the best the city has to offer. Kensington Market, Little Italy, the Annex and Chinatown are at our doorstep. These neighbourhoods are famous for their diverse mix of bars, restaurants, cafes and great shopping opportunities. We're also a short walk away from the Royal Ontario Museum, the Art Gallery of Ontario, the University of Toronto and the Bay Street Bus Terminal, with excellent transit links nearby.

Available for guests:
Free WiFi.
Free use of iMac computers.
Free coffee and tea available all day.
Free breakfast every day.
Free local calls.
Free personal lockers with integrated power points for charging laptops, phones, cameras etc.
Free same-day luggage storage.
Free laundry detergent.
Free rice and popcorn.
Pre-made beds with free towels.

Please note:
Maximum number of guests per booking is 6 people.
Maximum 14 nights stay. 2 nights minimum stay required.
Earliest Check-in: 3:00 pm
Latest Check-in: 0:00 midnight
Taxes not included (MAT 4% plus HST 13%)
Please note - we do not admit guests from Toronto or the Greater Toronto Area.
Guests must be over 18 years old to stay in a dorm. Minors accompanied by an adult can only stay in private rooms.
Guests must have a valid photo ID and credit card. We accept Visa and MasterCard (no American Express or Maestro).
We have a 24 hour cancellation policy, guests must contact us before 12pm on the day before their arrival to avoid being charged.
Our common areas are open from 7 am until midnight. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.2

  • Security 9.8

  • Location 9.4

  • Staff 9.9

  • Atmosphere 9.4

  • Cleanliness 9.4

  • Facilities 9.3

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    25 Nov 2019
    This was one of the best hostels I’ve ever stayed in! The staff are all super super nice and willing to help with anything. They also put on activities every day of the week which are a great way to get out and meet people (definitely go to the free pasta night if you know what’s good for you). Cleanliness is impeccable, fantastic location, and overall an awesome atmosphere. Would absolute stay here again if I come back to Toronto :)
    Australia, Female, 18-24
  • 10.0


    24 Nov 2019
    Just awesome
    India, Male, 31-40
  • 10.0


    19 Nov 2019
    Fantastic staff - shout out to Robin & Harry they were EXTREMELY helpful. They pointed out places of interest, bus routes, timetables, etc. Staff at the hostel constantly cleaning the communal areas so the place is spotless. Facilities in the hostel are good along with the breakfast which is available until 1pm. The roof top view is AMAZING. Great location. I walked everywhere is Toronto so lots of things nearby and feels really safe. I cannot recommend this hotel highly enough! Basher - UK
    England, Male, 31-40
  • 10.0


    19 Nov 2019
    This is the best place we've ever stayed at. The staff were amazing and couldn't do enough for us. The nightly events were grear and the rooms were incredible value for money. Cannot recommend this place enough. We'll be back!
    Wales, All Female Group, 25-30
  • 10.0


    15 Nov 2019
    Fab staff, great vibes and heaps of events every night! 10/10 would stay again!
    Australia, Female, 25-30
  • 10.0


    12 Nov 2019
    Very nice stay. Beds were comfortable and staff was accommodating! I
    England, Male, 18-24
  • 9.7


    16 Nov 2019
    Loved the hostel. The location was nice, staff was great, and room was great! Would definitely recommend.
    Canada, Female, 18-24
  • 9.7


    12 Nov 2019
    The staff was really friendly and provided a lot of help. I love that they offer breakfast for free. The location is alright, but you need to take a bus to go to a subway station. I would stay there again.
    Hong Kong China, Female, 25-30
  • 9.4


    15 Nov 2019
    Great place, great people and a fairly good location (close to China Town, Little Italy, U of Toronto and 40 min away from the CN Tower and Aquarium). Breakfast is simple but good! And the activities planned during the week are awesome. Loved the Karaoke and the Pasta night.
    Brazil, Male, 18-24
  • 9.4


    11 Nov 2019
    Nice clean rooms. Super convenient having the nightlight and plug by your bed. Great location near lots of food and coffee shops. Rooftop patio provides a nice lookout and place to hang.
    Canada, Male, 31-40
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Maps
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
  • Air Conditioning
  • Book Exchange
  • Cable TV
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Key Card Access
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Housekeeping
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reception (limited hours)
Food & Drink
  • Cafe
  • Board Games


  • 2018

    1st, Country Winners Canada

  • 2017

    1st, Country Winners Canada

  • 2017

    10th, Worldwide Medium Hostel

  • 2015

    2nd, Continent Winners North America

  • 2014

    3rd, Continent Winners North America


  • 2016

    Worldwide Medium Hostel

  • 2014

    Worldwide Large Hostel

  • 2013

    Worldwide Large Hostel

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