Canadiana Backpackers Inn

42 Widmer St., Toronto, Toronto, Canada, Distance from city centre: 2.9km
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Rating: 86%from 32 reviews

  • 88%Atmosphere
  • 90%Staff
  • 85%Security
  • 82%Cleanliness
  • 95%Location
  • 82%Value for money
  • 81%Facilities
Lonely Planet described us as 'Toronto's best run hostel...a sure fire winner, with a great location in the Entertainment District of downtown Toronto'.

We have free Wi-Fi and Internet, a free pancake breakfast, an 18-seat cinema, a large patio, air conditioning, and spacious common areas.

We have dormitory-style single beds and private double rooms, with large bathrooms and air-conditioning.

Our facilities include a fully equipped kitchen, a big-screen TV/DVD lounge, locker facilities and an outdoor patio.

There's also free coffee and tea, tickets to local attractions and organised daily events - just ask us!

Government issued photo ID is required to check-in and guests must be from
outside the GTA (Greater Toronto Area)
Prices are per person per night.

Availability & Rates

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • 24 hour reception
  • 24 hour security
  • Adaptors
  • Air Conditioning
  • Airport transfers
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle parking
  • Board Games
  • Breakfast Included
  • Cable TV
  • Card phones
  • Child Friendly
  • Common Room
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Currency exchange
  • DVDs
  • Fax Service
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Wifi
  • Games Room
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • House Keeping
  • Internet Access
  • Jobs Board
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals Available
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Pool Table
  • Reading Light
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Taxes not included
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels For Hire
  • Towels Included
  • Vending Machines
  • Washing Machine

Cancellation Policy

This 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 Info

This property has specific Terms & Conditions.

Check- in is anytime after 2pm, check- out is anytime before 11:00am .

Tax rate is 13% , payable upon arrival will be added to your booking.

We accept cash, visa or mastercard. Government issued photo ID is required to check-in and guests must be from outside the GTA (Greater Toronto Area).

Cancellations must be notified directly to the accommodation provider no later than noon the day before arrival, failure to do so will result in one night’s charge.

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rom Pearson Airport:
By Airport Shuttle: Take the Airport Shuttle Bus to the Hyatt Regency on King St. The Canadiana is one block North of the Hyatt Regency on King at 42 Widmer St. Travel Time: 50m, Total Cost: $27.95.

By Public Transit: Board the 192 bus at the airport and take to the terminal 'Kipling'. From Kipling take the green subway line Eastbound to St.George (transfer station). At St. George transfer (easily) to the yellow line Southbound to St.Andrew. Get off at St.Andrew and walk west along King St. to Widmer St. then North on Widmer St. to #42 (the hostel). Travel time: Approx. 1h, Total cost: $3.00/adult, $2.00/senior, $0.75/child.

By Taxi: Travel Time: Approx. 20m, Total Cost: Approx. $60.

From the bus terminal:
On foot: Exit main entrance onto Bay Street and turn right. Walk South on Bay St. until Richmond St. and turn Right. Continue West along Richmond until Widmer St. Turn left on Widmer St.(we are #42). Travel Time: 20m.

By Public Transit: Exit the main entrance and walk a 1/2 block South to Dundas St. & Bay St. Take the #6 bus South (ask the driver for a transfer ticket) and get off at Queen St. Then take streetcar #501 West and get off at John St. Go South on John St. and take the first right onto Richmond St. then take the next left onto Widmer St. We're #42. Travel Time: 20m, Total Cost: $3.00/adult, $2.00/senior, $0.75/child.

By Taxi: Travel Time: 10m, Cost: Approx. $12.

From Union (Train) Station:
On Foot: Exit main entrance of Union Station and walk Northbound on Bay St. till Adelaide St. Follow Adelaide St. West to Widmer St. Turn Right and you'll see us (#42). Travel Time: 15 m.

By Public Transit: Take the subway Northbound to St. Andrew (one stop). Walk West along King St. and turn right onto Widmer St. (we are #42). Travel Time: 15m, Total Cost: $3.00/adult, $2.00/senior, $0.75/child.

By Taxi: Travel Time: Approx. 7m, Total Cost: Approx. $10.

Feel free to contact us by phone or e-mail if you have any questions!

Located Near

We're in a convenient location for getting to the CN Tower, Metro Convention Centre, Royal Alexander Theatre, Art Gallery of Ontario, Princess of Wales Theatre, Rogers Centre, Air Canada Centre, Chinatown, Kensington Market, Hockey Hall of Fame, Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, Trendy Queen Street West and TIFF Lightbox Theatre.

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