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Best Toronto hostels

Most recommended Toronto hostels

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Hi-Toronto Hostel - Toronto - Bedroom
Hi-Toronto Hostel
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Centennial Place Student Residence Scarborough - Toronto - Building
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
The Only Backpacker's Inn
7.8 Good
East EndR1 040+
R1 040+
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
DowntownR4 822+
R4 822+
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Samesun Toronto
7.4 Good
DowntownR3 914+
R3 914+
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
The Parkdale Hostellerie
6 Okay
West EndR2 288+
R2 288+
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
9.5 Wonderful
West EndR5 124+
R5 124+
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
All Days Hostel
DowntownR1 834+
R1 834+
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Kensington Market House
7.1 Good
DowntownR2 647+
R2 647+
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
R2 004+
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Locarno Hostel
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
49 Hostel
8 Very Good
DowntownR1 645+
R1 645+
Air conditioning

Toronto hostels near the city centre

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Toronto Travellers Home - Toronto - Bedroom
Toronto Travellers Home
4.3 Mediocre
DowntownR1 985+
R1 985+
The Clarence Park - Toronto - Bedroom
The Clarence Park
7.7 Good

How much is a Toronto hostel?

Here are our most popular & best value hostels

2 stars and below

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Average price (weeknight)

R1 057

Average price (weekend night)

R1 198
Cheapest month to stay with an average 31% drop in price.
Most expensive month to stay with an average 41% rise in price.
Average Sun - Thu price over the last 2 weeks.
Average Fri & Sat price over the last 2 weeks.

When to book a hostel in Toronto

Price per night / 3-star hostel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
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Top tips for finding Toronto hostel deals

  • Toronto is a sprawling city, and there are small concentrations of hostels in many of its neighborhoods. While many hostels are situated in downtown Toronto, there are also small collections of them in Chinatown, near Regent’s Park, and in the areas surrounding the University of Toronto. Each one of these neighborhoods offers its own unique attractions. Booking a hostel in Toronto’s downtown area can offer the most convenience, but booking a hostel in Regent’s Park or Chinatown might give you a more authentic taste of daily life in the city.
  • There are several advantages that come with booking a hostel in Toronto instead of more expensive hotels and vacation rentals in the city. Besides offering accommodations at a fraction of the cost, hostels offer amenities like shared kitchens where you can prepare your own meals, recreation areas, and common areas where you can meet fellow travelers.
  • If you’re heading to Toronto with a group, booking a room that can accommodate a group at one of the city’s hostels can make your stay go more smoothly. The Two Peas Pod Hostel, located in the area near the University of Toronto, offers triple rooms that can accommodate groups of up to three. The Two Peas Pod Hostel also has plenty of common areas, where you and your party can kick back after a hard day of sightseeing.
  • Going to Toronto on your own? One of the best hostels in Toronto for solo travelers is the HI Toronto Hostel, which is located in the downtown area close to attractions like the CN Tower and the Royal Ontario Museum. In addition to a tour desk that can help you plan your Toronto vacation to best meet your interests, this hostel features an on-site bar, where you can mingle with other travelers and listen to the live music acts that perform there several nights a week.
  • If you’re looking for a cheap hostel in Toronto, you should consider going during the low season. You’ll generally find lower-priced hostels in Toronto in December and April.
  • Hostel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll likely find the best hostel deals in Toronto if you stay on a Saturday. The most expensive day for hostel bookings is Tuesday.
  • If you want to ensure you grab a bargain, try to book more than 90 days before your stay to get the best price for a Toronto hostel.

FAQs when booking a hostel in Toronto

  • What are the best hostels near Four Seasons Hotel and Residences?

    Four Seasons Hotel and Residences is a popular area in Toronto and there are many hostels closeby. Check out Backpacker College at University of Toronto - New College Residence - or All Days Hostel for hostels recommended by KAYAK that are within walking distance of Four Seasons Hotel and Residences.

  • How much does a hostel cost in Toronto?

    Hostel prices in Toronto can vary depending on a number of factors. The average price for a hostel in Toronto is R131 but KAYAK users have found hostels for as cheap as R52 in the last 3 days.

  • Is it cheaper to stay in a hostel than in a hotel in Toronto?

    The average price for a night in a hostel in Toronto is R131 compared to R375 for a night in a hotel.

  • Are hostels in Toronto safe during the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis?

    Hostels are safe environments for travellers as long as they properly implement sanitary measures in response to coronavirus (COVID-19). However, we recommend getting in touch with the local authorities regarding safety procedures for hostels in Toronto. For more advice, please view our information page on what to know about coronavirus (COVID-19) and travel.

Where to find the best hostels in Toronto?

Our map will help you find the perfect hostel in Toronto by showing you the exact location of each hostel