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Kensington College Backpackers, Toronto

2-star2 stars
280 Augusta Avenue, Toronto, ON, M5T 2L9, Canada

City-center hostel within easy reach of University of Toronto - St. George Campus
  • Free buffet breakfast and free WiFi
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From 89 reviews. TripAdvisor Traveler Rating.

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Great location
Regular internet service
Fairly good value for money
Breakfast is average

Kensington College Backpackers, Toronto

from $68 CAD
  • 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 Kensington College Backpackers, Toronto


  • 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

Getting around

  • Toronto, ON (YYZ-Pearson Intl.) - 23 min drive
  • Toronto, ON (YTZ-Billy Bishop Toronto City) - 6 min drive
  • Toronto Union Station - 4 min drive
  • Toronto Exhibition Station - 6 min drive
  • Toronto Bloor Station - 6 min drive
  • Queen's Park Station - 13 min walk
  • Spadina Station - 16 min walk
  • Bathurst Station - 18 min walk

At a glance

Key facts


  • 48 rooms
  • Arranged over 3 floors


  • Check-in time 2 PM-11:00 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
The front desk is open daily from 9 AM - 11 PM.
If you arrive at the property after hours, you'll need to check in at an alternate location: SAMs CONVENIENCE STORE ACROSS THE STREET
If you are planning to arrive after noon please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 15

Travelling with others


  • Children (14 years old and younger) not allowed

  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Self parking (limited) *

Payment types at the property

Other information

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

At the hostel

Food and drink
  • Free buffet breakfast daily
Working away
  • Computer station
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • 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

Kensington College Backpackers, Toronto’s 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


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. 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.

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

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.

Kensington College Backpackers, Toronto

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