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Kensington College Backpackers

City-center hostel within easy reach of University of Toronto - St. George Campus

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S$74

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280 Augusta Avenue, Toronto, M5T 2L9, ON, Canada
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Enhanced health and safety measures

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • 48 hours Gap period enforced between guest stays -
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Guests rated location

Convenient
Walkable
Dining options
Shopping
Transport options
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking available
  • Non-smoking

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 48 smoke-free guestrooms
  • Self parking
  • Computer station
  • Concierge services
  • Limited hour front desk
  • TV in a common area

What’s around

  • In Kensington Market
  • University of Toronto - St. George Campus - 14 min walk
  • Royal Ontario Museum - 22 min walk
  • Princess of Wales Theatre - 25 min walk
  • Royal Alexandra Theatre - 26 min walk
  • Nathan Phillips Square - 26 min walk

Enter dates for 2 guests

  • Single Bed in Female Dorm (1 Bed per Booking)
  • Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm (1 Bed per Reservation)
  • Double Room
  • Double Room
  • Twin Room
  • Single Bed in Female Dorm (1 Bed per Booking)
  • Single Bed in Female Dorm (1 Bed per Booking)
  • Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm (1 Bed per Reservation)
  • Shared Dormitory, 4 Person Mixed Dorm (1 Bed per Reservation)
  • Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm (1 Bed per Reservation)

What’s around

Landmarks

  • In Kensington Market
  • University of Toronto - St. George Campus - 14 min walk
  • Royal Ontario Museum - 22 min walk
  • Princess of Wales Theatre - 25 min walk
  • Royal Alexandra Theatre - 26 min walk
  • Nathan Phillips Square - 26 min walk
  • Yonge-Dundas Square - 27 min walk
  • Ryerson University - 28 min walk
  • Toronto Eaton Centre - 29 min walk
  • Rogers Centre - 30 min walk
  • Metro Toronto Convention Centre - 30 min walk

Getting around

  • Pearson Intl. Airport (YYZ) - 23 min drive
  • Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport (YTZ) - 6 min drive
  • Union Station - 4 min drive
  • Exhibition Station - 6 min drive
  • Bloor Station - 13 min drive
  • College St at Augusta Ave Stop - 1 min walk
  • College St at Borden St Stop - 3 min walk
  • College St at Spadina Ave Stop - 4 min walk
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280 Augusta Avenue, Toronto, M5T 2L9, ON, Canada

At a glance

Size

  • 48 rooms
  • Arranged over 3 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 3:00 PM-8:00 PM
  • Check-out time is noon

Restrictions related to your trip

  • COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM. 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.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 19

Children

  • Children (14 years old and younger) not allowed
  • No cribs (infant beds)

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • Onsite self parking (CAD 15 per day)
  • Onsite parking limited

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
  • No alcohol allowed onsite
*See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the hostel

Working away

  • Computer station

Services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services

Facilities

  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Television in common areas

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

In the room

Home comforts

  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Things to enjoy

  • Balcony

Freshen up

  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Hair dryer (on request)

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Stovetop
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils

Small print

Also known as

  • 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

Optional extras

Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge of CAD 20 (subject to availability)

Self parking costs CAD 15 per day

Policies

This property does not have elevators.

Parties and events are allowed on site.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, and a smoke detector on site.

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.

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.

Mandatory fees

Deposit: CAD 20 per accommodation, per stay

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs

  • Yes, Kensington College Backpackers does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and gives staff personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Yes. Self parking costs CAD 15 per day. Parking spots may be limited.
  • Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • You can check in from 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM. There's a charge of CAD 20 for early check-in (subject to availability). Check-out time is noon. Contactless check-out is available.
  • Yes. Nearby restaurants include Voodoo Child Cafe (3-min walk), Pancho y Emiliano (3-min walk), and King's Cafe (3-min walk).