Hamilton Guesthouse is Hamilton, Ontario’s first and only backpackers’ hostel. We opened in 2010 and are located in the historic Pring House. We pride ourselves on our relaxed and friendly atmosphere, affordable rates and beautiful location.
We have a ten-bed mixed dorm, a four-bed female-only dorm, a queen-bed private room and a family room with a double bed and three twin beds. The entire building - bedrooms and common areas - has free WIFI. Hamilton Guesthouse has central air conditioning and heating, a fully equipped kitchen and comfortable sitting areas. We are stocked with books, games and maps, as well as movies. We have live-in staff and a 24-hour on-call number and area always ready to help our guests with anything they need.
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Hostel Facilities & Policies
- Air Conditioning
- Bicycle hire
- Bicycle parking
- Board Games
- Book exchange
- Breakfast not included
- Cable TV
- Ceiling fan
- Child Friendly
- Common Room
- Credit Cards Accepted
- Free City Maps
- Free Internet Access
- Free Parking
- Free Wifi
- Games Room
- Hair Dryers
- Hot Showers
- Internet Access
- Laundry Facilities
- Linen Included
- Luggage Storage
- Meeting Room
- No Curfew
- Non Smoking
- Outdoor Terrace
- Taxes included
- Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
- Towels Included
- Washing Machine
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
Must-Read Hostel InfoThis property has specific Terms & Conditions.
There is absolutely no smoking permitted inside the building - smoking areas are provided outside. We have limited parking, so guests arriving with cars should inform us when booking. We are very bike-friendly and provide space for parking bikes, as well as two bikes of our own for guests’ use, free of charge.
Due to the age of our building, unfortunately we are not wheelchair accessible. We require 24 hours notice for cancellations.
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PUBLIC TRANSIT FROM PEARSON AIRPORT (TORONTO) TO HGH:
Walk to Toronto Airport-Term 1 Ground Level [South]
About 1 min (110 m)
Toronto Airport-Term 1 Ground Level [South]
7 Bus towards Southbound (35 mins, 37 stops)
City Centre Transit Terminal
Walk to Square One GO Bus Terminal At Station
About 1 min (20 mins to make transfer)
Square One GO Bus Terminal At Station
Hamilton / York University Bus towards 47 - Hamilton GO
(1 hour 0 mins, 14 stops)
Hamilton GO Centre At Hunter St
Walk to Hamilton Go Centre Platform 18
About 1 min (6 mins to make transfer)
Hamilton Go Centre Platform 18 Stop ID: 1701
02 Bus towards Eastbound to BELLMANOR LOOP
(5 mins, 4 stops)
JOHN at CANNON Stop ID: 1240
Walk to 158 Mary St, Hamilton, ON L8L 4V8
About 3 mins (250 m)
We are just a few blocks from the heart of downtown Hamilton. Within a few minutes walk, bus or ride are restaurants, markets, shops, galleries, museums, bars, parks, hiking trails, Lake Ontario and the Niagara Escarpment.
If guests' needs are further afield, we are located just steps from the nearest bus stop, and guests can travel to the suburban or rural villiages nearby. We provide free bicycles. We are also centrally located for day trips to Toronto or Niagara Falls.