Overview of Hostel
Neill-Wycik Backpackers Hotel is open during the summer months from May-August. Our rooms are arranged in apartment-style units with private single rooms and dorm rooms sharing two washrooms and a kitchen as well as a lounge area. During the year the building is a student residence and for the summe
From the Airport:
Get on the 192 Rocket Bus from Pearson Airport. The bus takes you to Kipling Station where you transfer to the subway. Go east on the subway to Yonge/Bloor Station. Then change train southbound to Dundas subway station. Walk to street level and you will be at Yonge Street. Walk north on Yonge Street to Gerrard Street and walk east to 96 Gerrard street east. The building is located between Church Street and Jarvis Street. On the 192 bus and subway the total travel time is around 1 hour and cost $3 per person for the complete journey. You can also take a cab from Pearson for around $55.
Take the Union Pearson Express from Pearson International Airport to Union station in downtown Toronto. Please visit Upexpress.com for spring 2015 launch date and fares.
At Union please take the Subway Northbound for 3 stops to Dundas subway station. Walk to street level and you will be at Yonge Street. Walk north on Yonge Street to Gerrard Street and walk east to 96 Gerrard street east. The building is located between Church Street and Jarvis Street.
From the Bus Station:
Just walk to Dundas Street (corner of the bus station), walk east to Yonge Street, turn left (north) to Gerrard Street and turn right (east) to 96 Gerrard Street East. The walk will take approximately 10 minutes.
From the Train Station:
Take the Subway from the Train Station. The Subway stop at the train station is called 'Union'. Go Northbound for three stops to Dundas subway station. Go to the street level and you will be at Yonge Street. Walk north on Yonge Street to Gerrard Street and walk east to 96 Gerrard Street East. Alternatively you can get a taxi, which will cost around $8.
From Highway 401: Get off at Don Valley Parkway South to Richmond Street Exit. Drive west (can't go any other way) to Church Street. Drive North on Church to Gerrard Street. Turn right and we are the large building with the blue awning on the left hand side.
From Queen Elizabeth Highway: Get off at the Jarvis Street Exit. Drive North (can't go any other way), to Gerrard Street, turn left at Gerrard, we are the large building with the blue awning on the right hand side..
Neill-Wycik is located in the Garden District of downtown Toronto, two blocks from Yonge Street. Yonge-Dundas Square is a five minute walk away, the Gay Village at Church and Wellesley is also 8 minutes walk. The Eaton Centre is 8 minute walk, the Hockey Hall of Fame 15 minutes walk. Other attractions like the Royal Ontario Museum, Art Gallery of Ontario are all walking distance from the building.
Conditions & Policy
Credit Cards Accepted
Please note that check-in time is 4PM. Check-out: 10 AM We have 24 hour reception so you may check in any time during the evening/night. Tax is NOT included in room rates. A government- issued photo ID and a credit card are required at check-in time. The front desk agent will take photocopies of these for security purposes. Reservations are guaranteed with valid credit cards on file with a Visa or MasterCard. If someone else is booking on behalf of the guest please e-mail us to get an authorization form. All special requests are subject to availability upon check-in. Special requests cannot be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. WiFi is available in the Cafe and 22nd floor Hanke lounge. Please note that guests booking from a Toronto postal code (Mxx xxx) are not permitted at this property. Please Note: A government- issued photo ID and a valid credit card is required at check-in. Front desk agents will take photocopies of photo ID for security purposes. Reservations can be paid by Visa or MasterCard. American Express is not accepted. Guests may pay with cash but all cash transactions are non-refundable and only CAD and USD are accepted. Please note that USD is accepted at par. If someone else is booking on behalf of the guest please e-mail us to retrieve an authorization form. The authorization form must be received by management prior to arrival. All special requests are subject to availability upon check-in. Special requests cannot be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.