Motels and Hostels Ontario


Get insider tips, meet like-minded travellers, and enjoy the social atmosphere at our funky hostels. Four Hostelling International properties are located in Ontario, as well as a number of independently owned backpacker hostels.

The Niagara Falls Hostel makes for a perfect base to explore the Falls, Clifton Hill, vineyards and wineries and local beaches, while Maynooth the Arlington allows guests easy access to Algonquin Provincial Park.

In Toronto choose from HI-Toronto, located between the train station and trendy hot spots on Queen Street, or Backpackers On Dundas.

View of the Toronto skyline from the roof top bar at The Planet Traveler.


Fully restored historic building in downtown Toronto, The Planet Traveler is a green, sleek, spacious and clean hostel. Take in the stunning views of the downtown skyline from our rooftop bar, meet fellow travelers in our comfortable lounge or explore the ins and outs of this amazing city.

Outside view of the Ottawa Jail Hostel

HI - Ottawa Jail

Housed in a 150 year old former Carleton County Gaol - steeped in history and built on fun!   There is no other hostel like this in North America. The walls are made of stone and brick, and you'll love the architecture especially while staying in authentic jail cells.