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Hotel Description

Kensington College Backpackers places you in the center of Toronto, within just a 15-minute stroll of popular places like University of Toronto - St. George Campus and Queen Street. Highlights at this hostel include in-room free WiFi and balconies.

All 48 rooms feature 2 bathrooms. Bathrooms are shared.

This smoke-free hostel offers free WiFi in public areas, concierge services, and a computer station. Plus you'll find a television in a common area and locker space. Each morning free continental breakfast is offered between 8:00 AM and 10:00 AM. There's also the convenience of self parking.

Attractions within a 20-minute walk of this Kensington Market hostel include Art Gallery of Ontario and Toronto General Hospital.

Double Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$95* Per night/room 6 Aug. - 7 Aug.

Double Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Twin Room

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Single Bed in Female Dorm (1 Bed per Booking)

Bed Count room.options.bedSize.BunkBed.Singular Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Single Bed in Female Dorm (1 Bed per Booking)

Bed Count room.options.bedSize.BunkBed.Singular Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm (1 Bed per Reservation)

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About the Kensington College Backpackers

Location 280 Augusta Avenue, Toronto, ON M5T 2L9

Property Features

Free breakfast is available daily. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. Kensington College Backpackers also features concierge services and a television in a common area. Limited parking is available for a fee and is offered on a first-come, first-served basis. This Toronto hostel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 48 guestrooms or units
  • 3 levels
  • Continental breakfast (free)
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge
  • Computer for guest use
  • Television in lobby
  • No smoking on site
  • Lockers available

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge) , Parking (limited spaces)

Transport

  • Airport: Pearson Intl. Airport (YYZ) (27.7 km / 17.2 mi)
  • Train station: Union Station (3.2 km / 2 mi)
  • Metro station: College St at Augusta Ave Stop (0.1 km / 0.1 mi)
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Kensington College Backpackers offers 48 accommodations. Rooms open to balconies. This Toronto hostel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests can make use of the shared/communal kitchen. Guests have access to shared bathrooms. Bathrooms include showers. Irons/ironing boards and hair dryers can be requested.

  • Bathrooms are shared
  • Communal kitchen access
  • Private balcony
  • Stove
  • Kitchenware
  • Shower
  • Hair dryer available
  • Iron and ironing board available

Food & Drink

Guests are served free continental breakfast daily from 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 11:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 15

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 6:00 AM - midnight. If you arrive at the property after hours, you'll need to check in at an alternate location: SAMs CONVENIENCE STORE ACROSS THE STREETTo make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 48 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. If you are planning to arrive after noon please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 6:00 AM - midnight.
Guests arriving after hours will need to go to the following location to check in: SAMs CONVENIENCE STORE ACROSS THE STREET
To arrange for check-in, guests must contact the property at least 48 hours prior to arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests arriving after noon must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in information. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children 14 and younger are not allowed at this property. All guests older than 14 are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. Only bookings from non-local guests are accepted. Guests whose residence is within the same city as the property will not be allowed to check in. Parties and events are allowed on site. For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, and a smoke detector in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property.Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.Contactless check-out is available.Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 48 hours between bookings.

  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Protective clothing is not available for guests
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Staffed front desk
  • Events/parties allowed
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • No lifts
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are not available
  • Gap period enforced between guests' stays 48 hours

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: CAD 20 per accommodation, per stay

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Self parking fee: CAD 15 per day
  • Early check-in fee: CAD 20 (subject to availability)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Kensington College Backpackers Hostel Toronto
  • Kensington College Backpackers Hostel
  • Kensington College Backpackers Toronto
  • Kensington College Backpackers
  • Kensington College Backpackers Toronto
  • Kensington College Backpackers Hostel/Backpacker accommodation

You should know

  • Children 14 years old and younger aren't allowed at this property.
  • Alcohol isn't served or allowed at Kensington College Backpackers.
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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.