Kensington College Backpackers

280 Augusta Avenue, Toronto, ON M5T 2L9, Canada
+1 416 929 4777

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Kensington College Backpackers - Toronto, ON, Canada
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Distance to city centre 1,7 km
Location rating 9,0

Rooms

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Double rooms

R1 312+

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bad smell in 11 reviews
close to downtown in 6 reviews
coffee and milk in 9 reviews
drink tea in 8 reviews
free breakfast in 87 reviews
great location in 187 reviews
hall carpets in 9 reviews
kensington market in 17 reviews
muffins and fresh fruit in 9 reviews
open the front door in 17 reviews
peanut butter in 16 reviews
restaurants and bars in 21 reviews
room was freezing heater in 11 reviews
second night of my stay in 34 reviews
shared bathroom in 74 reviews
showers in 39 reviews
single room in 139 reviews
toilet paper in 30 reviews
toronto in 7 reviews
uncomfortable beds in 8 reviews
young people in 4 reviews
  • Good
    Mar 2020
    7,0

    Location was great, staff was polite.

    Uncomfortable logistics of washrooms, noisy doors and springs are too tight (hard to open doors hence they slam).

  • Good
    Mar 2020
    8,0

    Location, staff, facilities available

    Not the most comfortable beds in the world, but it was a good clean hostel in a fab location.

  • Okay
    Feb 2020
    5,0

    location is ok

    dirty, weird smell, poor breakfast

  • Excellent
    Dec 2019
    10,0

    Staff were very understanding and and patient with accommodating our needs even with frustration everyone has a great attitude and works well with customers I appreciate the re entry when locked out .to the man who helped on the phone if I knew who you were I think I'd have been more understand no one told me, they said it was a sec guard appreciate the patience and hope your having a wonderful holidays .cheers

  • Excellent
    Dec 2019
    10,0

    Clean great staff good people great area

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About

Overview

College Backpackers is a budget accommodation located in Toronto, Ontario. It is located less than two miles from the Toronto Island Airport, it also provides easy access to other things that guests will want to see and do in the city. Pearson International Airport is 11 miles away and Queen’s Park can be reached in 14 minutes on foot. Kensington Market is just four minutes away by foot, and the Blue Banana Market is even closer. For those interested in a little R&R, the VRPlayin entertainment center is in walking distance.

There are 48 guestrooms on property, and all of them are nonsmoking. Guests will be able to choose between single, double, and dormitory rooms to fit their needs and the size of their group. Note that this is a hostel-like property with minimal amenities, but plenty of affordability. Rooms offer air conditioning and bedding. Note that the bathrooms here are shared. Some of the rooms offer balconies that overlook the surrounding area, as well.

The property itself offers additional benefits and amenities. Guests will find a shared kitchen where they can make food. There’s also a shared lounge and TV watching area for communal enjoyment. Complimentary breakfast is served each morning, and there is free high-speed Internet access.

Guests will need to venture out to find lunch and dinner. Thankfully, there are plenty of options, including Seven Lives, which serves up contemporary food. Ramen Isshin offers Asian food, while The Burgernator delivers American-style fast food. Mother’s Dumplings offers Chinese cuisine, as well.

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Features

Free parking
Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
Air conditioning

6,4 Good

based on 1 659 reviews

9,0

Location

6,0

WiFi

4,1

Room

2,7

Comfort

Check in

14:00

Check out

11:00

Cancellation/pre-payment

Policies vary by room type and provider.

Amenities

Free breakfast
Free Wi-Fi
Internet
Concierge service
No smoking
Air-conditioned
Designated smoking area
Business centre
Pets not allowed
Parking (surcharge)
Currency exchange on-site
Laundry service
Bicycle hire
Hairdryer
Cable or satellite TV
Storage available

FAQs when booking at Kensington College Backpackers

Where is Kensington College Backpackers located?

Kensington College Backpackers is located at 280 Augusta Avenue in Downtown, 1,7 km from the centre of Toronto. Kensington Market is the closest landmark to Kensington College Backpackers.

When is check-in time and check-out time at Kensington College Backpackers?

Check-in time is 14:00 and check-out time is 11:00 at Kensington College Backpackers.

Does Kensington College Backpackers offer free Wi-Fi?

Yes, Kensington College Backpackers offers free Wi-Fi.

Does Kensington College Backpackers offer free parking?

No, Kensington College Backpackers does not offer free parking.

Does Kensington College Backpackers offer free airport shuttle service?

No, Kensington College Backpackers does not offer free airport shuttle service.

How far is Kensington College Backpackers from the airport?

Kensington College Backpackers is 3 km from Toronto Island.

Can you bring pets to Kensington College Backpackers?

No, pets are not allowed at Kensington College Backpackers.

Does Kensington College Backpackers have a pool?

No, Kensington College Backpackers does not have a pool on-site.

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Location

Most popular landmarks

  • Kensington Market 323 m
  • University of Toronto 0,9 km
  • Art Gallery Of Ontario 0,9 km
  • Royal Ontario Museum 1,4 km
  • TIFF Bell Lightbox 1,5 km
  • Princess of Wales Theatre 1,6 km

Getting around

Toronto Island 3 km
Toronto Pearson Intl 17,5 km
Toronto Union - Bus 1,5 km
Toronto Union Station 2,2 km

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