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Global Village Backpackers
Toronto, Ontario

460 King Street West
Ontario  CA 
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Toronto's original youth hostel offers 24hr service, swipe-card locks, Free wi-fi, Free pancake breakfast, huge common areas, outdoor patio and Toronto's best backpackers bar! Amazing downtown location puts you close all Toronto has to offer!

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GVB offers backpackers 170 beds, 24-hour reception, keyless swipe-card security, huge common areas, shared washrooms on every floor, self-serve kitchen, laundry, storage lockers, FREE wireless internet, FREE daily pancake breakfast, daily tours, stunning outdoor patio and Toronto's only in-house BACKPACKERS BAR, The Village Pub.

The building at 460 King St West was originally the Spadina Hotel where many celebrities stayed and played. Included in this distinguished list are the Rolling Stones, Jack Nicholson, the Tragically Hip, and Leonard Cohen. Finally in 1997, this icon of Toronto history was reborn as a youth hostel under the name Global Village Backpackers. Want to be part of our ongoing story? BOOK NOW!

Valid Passport or Driver's License must be provided upon check in.

Location & Transportation

We're right in the middle of the entertainment and fashion district! Shopping, restaurants and bars are all on our doorstep!
Walking distance to the CN tower, Rogers Centre, Air Canada Centre, ROM and many other tourist attractions!

  DirectionsWe're located right on the intersection of King Street West and Spadina Avenue, right on the ttc line!
  TransportationFrom Pearson International airport: The Airport Express shuttle will bring you one block from our front door for $26.95 CAD one way. Get off at the Hyatt Regency on King and walk one block west - just one minute!

From the bus station: we are a 20-25 minute walk SW. OR: Take the Dundas streetcar ($3) west to Spadina and transfer to the Spadina streetcar heading south. Get off at King Street.

From Union Station (Rail): we are a 15 minute walk NW. OR: Take the Spadina streetcar ($3) from Union's subway station. Get off at King Street.

By car:

From the east > take Hwy. 401 WEST toward Toronto, exit Don Valley Parkway (DVP) SOUTH, take Gardiner Expressway WEST at the bottom of the DVP, exit Spadina Ave, travel NORTH 3 sets of lights to King St. W.

From the west > take Hwy. QEW EAST toward Toronto, it becomes Gardiner Expressway, exit Spadina Ave, travel NORTH 3 sets of lights to King St. W.

Amenities & Attractions

  Local Attractions
CN Tower : 0.8km
Eaton Centre : 2km
Royal Ontario Museum : 3.4km
Art Gallery of Ontario : 1.4km
24-hr front deskBar/lounge
Breakfast includedChildren not permitted
Currency exchangeElevator/lift not available
GameroomGay friendly
Group servicesLinen included
Live musicNo curfew
Open 24 HoursPets not allowed
Safe deposit boxTour/sightseeing assistance
WIFI (free)

Guest Room Amenities

Our quad rooms sleep 4 people. Each rooms has shelving units, free wifi and plenty of space for luggage!

  Room Types
  Room Amenities
Backpacker facilitiesElectronic key
Fax serviceMaid service daily
Non-smoking roomsShared bathroom

Payment Information

Credit cards accepted on location: Visa  MasterCard  American Express 
Cancellation policy: Unless otherwise specified, booking payments are non-refundable.
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.

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