Back in the past, the best backpackers can expect a rock from the hostel-
Hard bunk beds, a dirty shared bathroom with all their stuff checked out with luck and wit.
But now, a group of young travelers, known as the flash teacher, are growing rapidly --
Backpackers with a slightly larger budget
Led to a form of accommodation that was once considered contradictory: highend hostel.
Unlike the dirty dorms decades ago, hostels in Canada have been remodeled to meet the travel needs of millennials with free breakfast, private rooms, digital facilities and modern-
Japanese security is fully functional.
Check out Montréal M\'s Instagram feed and you\'ll find photos of guests hanging out in the two rooftop Jacuzzi tubs of the hostel and partying under neon lights --
The bar is brightly lit with music and comedy shows, or relax in a free or paid cafewhat-you-
You can have dinner for a few nights a week.
This hotel is located in the gay village of Montreal, the most luxurious accommodation-a 700-square-
Private room with kitchen, living room and big feet-screen TV —
During the peak summer season, it can sell up to $250 a night.
Owner Andreas Zacharakis said that M Montreal aims to promote links between tourists and locals, which he believes is a competitive advantage for the hotel over the five hotels
Star hotels and shared hotels
Budget accommodation such as Airbnb.
\"Customers are smart.
\"They are smarter than ever,\" said Zacharakis . \".
\"They don\'t mind paying.
They just want to make sure they have a great experience and service.
Budget in the off season-
Conscious guests can still pick up a 10-
A personal room of about $30 per night, including a bunk bed and a back pillow that can be relied upon while surfing the Internet, outlets for charging devices, storage space, privacy and curtains for shared bathrooms.
Zacharakis compared to today\'s technology-
Savvy consumers push hotels to offer the same premium amenities as hotels through reviews on social media and websites such as hostelworld.
Com, which is the best extra in the global rankings of M Montreal-
Big hotel in 2019.
\"A community spirit is happening,\" said Zacharakis . \".
\"When you check in, you will be introduced to everyone in your room . . . . . . When you leave, you will feel that you are about to cry because you are leaving your family.
The two-bean pod hotel in Toronto claims to be a \"new travel concept\" across the hotel \"--hostel divide.
Guests can book accommodation in one of the four Chinatown hostelspod rooms —
Each bunk with memory
Foam mattress, bamboo pillow, personal fan, flat panel
TV and headphone screen
This spring, its website charges as low as $49 per night and features amenities such as a luxurious shower, a quiet lounge, a coffee shop/café, a hairdryer and a home theater.
Garbo fogs, associate professor of Hotel and Tourism Management at Ryerson University, said hotels account for only a small part of Canada\'s business hospitality industry, and the quality has changed a lot.
But with hotel prices rising year by year, Forgacs says influential groups of tourists
Millennials are looking for a good deal, but will pay extra for the supposedly real experience --
Turn to \"cookies\" like dormitories and Airbnb.
\"This is an age group that pays special attention to collecting experience rather than objects, and they have a higher value for the world,\" he said . \".
\"Travelers are more social.
They want at least the illusion of being part of the community.
\"Even the hostel chain is increasing their service to stay competitive.
Hostelling International has updated many of the 54 locations to meet the needs of these blockagesin, community-
Chelbay West, director of marketing for the Pacific/Mountain area, says this is for travelers.
\"It\'s not just about providing a place to crash, it\'s also an extensive experience inside and outside the hotel to bring them closer to the community they\'re visiting,\" said Sy . \".
\"Today\'s travelers want not only to be able to travel comfortably, but also to stay in touch and be able to share their experiences with their networks.
HI Hotel Vancouver offers local services
Guided bar crawl and hike for tourists who want to leave the old road to explore the city while HI Ottawa prison offers-of-a-
Nice people live in converted cells, some of which are said to be haunted, Sy said.
Hi The Toronto hotel retains some of the hotel\'s crumbling charm, a hallway littered with debris from guests, and a basement bar and cafe called the cave, there are exposed vents and tangled wires on the ceiling.
But manager Desmond Tibi says he has gone a long way since he boarded Toronto in 2003 to offer free breakfast, with live shows and private accommodation up to $200 per night, all reservations have been completed during the peak season.
\"(Guest) there is now more disposable income.
They want better furniture;
They want better service.
They want breakfast included . \"
\"The way we can go is to have a concierge service.
It will happen if they ask to do so.