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Global Guest House

9 Spadina Rd., Toronto, Ontario M5R 2S9, Canada (The Annex)
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Ranked #35 of 115 Toronto B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

I loved staying here - great veg food around the corner; great transport and everything so well cared for at the place. Everyone on staff friendly and helpful. Enjoyable stay- Winter - few guests- warm

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014 via mobile

The rooms are styled very old, but I LOVED the character of the place! Very clean, great value & service, I felt right at home. Not a single complaint! And the location is phenomenal; right next to Spadina station.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014 via mobile

Great place. All good. Rood are nice and clean. Staff are very helpful. In nice place. I would go back again. One best place in Toronto good spot. Near most things like pub and place toa eat.hope to go back soon. Nice place to meet friends. U should give place try. On u next visit.

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Mortagne-au-Perche, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

A little too much noises from the street and subway. Near from subway, : easy to go to downtown. A real good time spent at Global Guest House. People are very sympathetic and ready to help us. I surely will come back here when I'm back to Canada.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

This is a guest house that is located probably around 30 feet from the Spadina subway station. Parking is only available for 2 vehicles but there is plenty of pay spaces around. We had the large front room and only stayed for one night after a very late night concert.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

I was surprised to see a large number of negative reviews here - I'm pleased to report that my experience at Global Guest House was a positive one and I would happily stay there again. It's very conveniently located right next door to Spadina Station (access to two subway lines + the streetcar) with plenty of bars, cafes, shops and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013 via mobile

We stayed one night, escaping from the Global Village Backpacker on King street. Lounge is nice, clean and bright. The owner hung her paintings everywhere and we loved that. Our room was large and clean. Bat point is the tiny kitchen where you cannot cook, just prepare salads and have a free hot drink. There is a large fridge though.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

After a bad experience at a hostel in Chinatown, my boyfriend and I arrived here and never looked back. Great value and a friendly staff. We were glad to see that there was a window AC unit since it was very hot that weekend. The free wifi, clean bathroom and accessible location made it a great stay. The bed was... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

I've been here a few times before. Great location, friendly staff and inexpensive. The building is charming - old and well maintained. The rooms have AC, wifi, and TV. Unfortunately I had the same experience as initias with bed bugs which put a damper on my stay - whatever approach was used previously to address did not work.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

I'm full of bed bugs bites! It's a big problem, you have to do something about it. Please call a specielized cleaning service. Neverthless, the position is very good, near to the metro and the city center.

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Management response:

We certainly apologize to the guest for this problem but in our defense it is not of our making. We do not invent these creatures. We have guests arriving from all over the world and once in a while someone brings the pests in. We are not exclusive in combating them as even the best 5 star hotels have to... More

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Also Known As:
Global Guest House Hotel Toronto
Global Guest House Hotel
Address: 9 Spadina Rd., Toronto, Ontario M5R 2S9, Canada
Location: Canada > Ontario > Toronto > The Annex
Beverage Selection Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Ranked #35 of 115 B&Bs / Inns in Toronto
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
We are a charming, clean, century-old bed and tea, located in the Annex, an eclectic neighbourhood in the centre of downtown, within easy walking distance of many of Toronto’s famous tourist sites.Several of our city’s best restaurants are right around the corner. We are next door to the Bloor Subway, Spadina Station, 3 stops from Yonge St. Our building has been a Guest House at this location for over fifty years, welcoming tourists and business people from all over the world.Global Guest House is listed in over 60 international budget travel guides, including “Lonely Planet”. We offer value, location and a friendly environment.Enjoy free tea, coffee and hot chocolate 24 hours a day and a pleasant clean kitchen with a refigerator and microwave for guests to prepare light meals.The rooms are decorated with paintings by award-winning Rhona Stein Singer, wife of owner/manager Norman Singer. ... more   less 
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