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The Canadiana Backpackers Inn is the most centrally backpackers hostel located in downtown Toronto, just 3 blocks from the CN Tower in the heart of the Entertainment District of Toronto. No matter how you arrive in Toronto use these easy to follow directions to get to Toronto's most award winning hostel.


GENERAL We are located on Widmer Street, which runs north on the east side of the Hyatt Regency Toronto on King Street. We are at 42 Widmer St.—just one block North of the Hyatt Regency Toronto. It's approximately 1 minute walk.

PUBLIC TRANSPORT FROM AIRPORT At the Airport take bus 58(A) to the stop at Lawrence West Stn. Transfer to the yellow subway line (South) to the stop St Andrew. Walk along King Street West till the Hyatt Hotel. Take a right at Widmer street. The Canadiana is in the second block on your left. TOTAL Price is the FLAT rate for Toronto, this means $3.00 pp for adults and $2.00 for seniors. Approximate total time: 1h15' to 1h30'.
Alternatively you can take bus 192 till the terminal KIPLING. Take here the green subway line till St George ( transfer) Station. Transfer (easily) to the yellow subway line SOUTH. Get off at St Andrew. Follow King Street WEST till Hyatt Hotel. Take Widmer Street on your right. You will see the Canadiana in the second block on your left. TOTAL price is the FLAT rate for Toronto: $3.00 pp for adults, and $2.00 for seniors. Approximately total time: 50' to 1h.

BUS TERMINAL Exit the terminal at the Bay St. exit, turn right (South) on Bay St. and just after the intersection with Dundas is a bus stop. Take the #6 bus South to King Street. (Ask the driver for a transfer) At King St. get on the King West streetcar (#504), go West and get off at the Hyatt Regency Toronto on King. (see above). Or walk to the hostel from the bus station - 20 mins.

UNION TRAIN STATION Get to the subway (ticket $3.00) and immediately after getting your ticket, punch the machine that will give you a transfer. Then take the University line North (not the Yonge line) and get off at the first stop - St. Andrews, which is actually on King St. West. Get on the King West streetcar and get off at the Hyatt Regency Toronto on King (about 4 blocks).

CAR From the Gardiner Expressway exit at Spadina Ave and head North. Drive 3 big blocks to Adelaide St. and turn right (East). Continue another two blocks then turn left on Widmer St. (Widmer is one block after Peter St.)

PARKING: If you have a car and require parking once you arrive, we do have parking spots available for rent, on a first come first serve basis. Please inquire at the hostel front desk for parking spaces.

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