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Guvernment/Koolhaus Entertainment Complex

132 Queens Quay East, Toronto, Ontario M5A 3Y5, Canada (Downtown Toronto)
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Ranked #80 of 241 Nightlife in Toronto
Type: Bar/ Clubs
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Brockville, Canada
16 reviews 16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

I went to a concert that hadn't exactly sold out, and could have looked really empty in lots of other venues. While the security and ticket services were really crazy (mostly because of management for the artist) the hall at guvernment ended up looking great and suited the audience and artist really well.

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Toronto, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

This place was awfulllll!! We paid 1000$ as a group for the cabana booth at skybar. First we get there and they wouldnt honour the comps, we had to argue with the bouncer to get free cover. Then, after getting a way too intense pat down (as a female) we have to wait in an extremely long lineup just to... More

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Whitby, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014 via mobile

Terrible security system. Tried to get in twice only to be mistaken for someone else who got kicked out? What kind of security system is run by face recognition? Try scanning tickets and then Decide whos in the wrong. DO NOT WASTE YOUR MONEY HERE GO SOMEWHERE ELSE

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Portsoy, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

a very dear friend of mine works in a restaurant in kl, the boss there I s a pure monster. a customer had complained about there bill so the manager took it out on my friend who is a waiter. she swore at him and told him to leave. as he was about to leave the premises the bouncer set... More

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Macedonia, Ohio
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
10 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

I visited the Guvernment center to see the Band Deftones. It was extremely sketchy upon entry. We were waiting in line, and there's no security outside to ensure the patrons ( entering the building are safe) Upon entry we were checked by security, to make sure we didn't have any type of contraband on us. There's also a coat check,... More

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Toronto, Canada
17 reviews 17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

Well... I mean bad... This place can be described with one word Huge. Huge installations Huge music system Huge lasers Huge heat inside Huge non-sense Huge sweaty dudes Huge inability to serve the customer nicely Huge dissapointment Huge freaks Huge drugs Besides from this I can say that the bartenders in the ground floor are arguably one of the most... More

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Ozone Park, New York
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

Bouncer hit a girl outside of club for no reason and did not even apologize. He was being reckless and that is not acceptable. The manager and police did not do anything about it, they just should there and talked nonsense. The other people who worked there opened up other peoples bag without their consent and started searching through it.... More

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Toronto, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

our son is assaulted at this club -punched several time and his phone robbed inside this club. security is present -but this did not prevent a violent assault and robbery, in front of others. Culprit escaped. He does not plan to go back naturally, Toronto has risk areas and this is one you as a club goer or as a... More

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Kawartha Lakes, Canada
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
21 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012

We went to the Final Destination event hosted by crown events. The tickets were purchased from a promoter. They advertise that they had 8 rooms with 8 different sounds, smoke cannons, free energy drinks, prizes and a 19+ room since it was an all ages event and that the doors open at 8. Upon arrival the doors didn't open until... More

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Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
14 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2012 via mobile

I have been to clubs all over but nowhere compares to as great a time as Guvernment. They bring in the best world class DJ's and Toronto is lucky to have a place that has been running as long as here. If you love electronic music this is the place to be. Try it at least once in your life... More

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