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"For a short stay, Kensington College was an adequate hostel. Facilities were good, however not particularly clean. " More

By a verified traveller on Sat 31 Aug 2019

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Double Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
£43* Per night/room 4 Mar - 5 Mar

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)

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Single Bed in Female Dorm (1 Bed per Booking)

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Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm (1 Bed per Reservation)

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Hotel Description

Our customers tell us that they enjoy the nightlife around Kensington College Backpackers. During your stay, you're just a quick walk from Spadina Avenue Shopping District. You'll find features such as free WiFi in public areas, plus concierge services and self-parking (surcharge). This 2-star hostel has 48 rooms over 3 floors. Enjoy your stay with amenities like free WiFi and 2 bathrooms in each room.

  • All rooms offer 2 bathrooms, balconies and hobs
  • Free WiFi
  • Self-parking available for a fee
  • Amenities include locker space, a computer and TV in a common area
  • Guests speak favourably about the helpful staff and the location
  • Within a 15-minute walk of University of Toronto - St. George Campus and Queen Street

Kensington College Backpackers ratings based on 2 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
2.0 out of 5 2.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 2.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 0.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 2.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Kensington College Backpackers

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3 out of 5
For a short stay, Kensington College was an adequate hostel. Facilities were good, however not particularly clean.

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1 out of 5
Gegend eher speziell und hostel hat gestunken, so auch das zimmer. Wir empfehlen es nicht weiter.

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About the Kensington College Backpackers

Location 280 Augusta Avenue, Toronto, ON M5T 2L9

Property Features

As a guest of Kensington College Backpackers, you'll find concierge services and a television in common area. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. 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
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge
  • Computer for guest use
  • Television in lobby
  • No smoking on site
  • Locker space

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge) , Limited onsite parking

Transport

  • Airport: Toronto, ON (YYZ-Pearson Intl.) (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 forms of accommodation. 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 a shower. An iron/ironing board and hairdryers can be requested.

  • Bathrooms are shared
  • Communal kitchen access
  • Private balcony
  • Hob
  • Kitchenware
  • Shower
  • Hairdryer available
  • Iron and ironing board available

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 8:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 19

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM. This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. To make arrangements for check-in, please contact the property at least 48 hours before arrival 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 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM.
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. 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 must contact the property in advance for check-in information. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

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.
  • Cots (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

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

Safety features at this property include carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector

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.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted. 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 carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector in all 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 sanitiser. Contactless checkout is available. Each guest room 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 guest 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.

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.