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180 Codsell Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M3H 3W7 , Canada   |  
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Ranked #88 of 126 Toronto B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2004

My boyfriend and I stayed their for our anniversary--the house was beautiful, nice, clean Scandinavian design... we had the loft room with the whirlpool and skylights; it was gorgeous and the bed was very soft and comfortable. We didn't meet Helga, as she was out of town, but Peter was the perfect host--really sweet and going out of his way to make us comfortable and happy. And the cat was adorable too. We plan to stay there every time we go to Toronto.

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Rating summary
  • Location
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    1.5 of 5 stars
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upstate NY
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10 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2004

The price was cheap and the bed very comfortable. The bathroom was gross though, obviously built by a do-it-yourselfer, wasn't even painted, bumpy walls with holes, tape all over, and the caulking in the shower disgusting. No thought had been given at all to even basic amenities--there was several small pieces of very used soap, an empty shampoo bottle, the toilet didn't flush, and not even a water glass. They were obviously unprepared (though we had an advance reservation). Breakfast included bread that was pulled out of the freezer while we waited at the table, and muffins that were clearly days old.
Very unprofessional.
If you just want a cheap bed for the night, it was quiet and comfortable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2004

After several friendly and amusing emails we expected a fantastic experience and we were not disappointed. Helga's wicked sense of humour, her generosity and her lovely spatious home were at our disposal. She took a personal interest in all her guests and made us feel more like visiting friends than paying guests. I loved her cat Opey too. Thanks for all the great adviceand for making all your facilities available to us. Lyn and Don

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2003

My husband and I looked forward to our stay but were very disapointed.
It was a noisy home that could use a good cleaning. Not what you would call a bed and breakfast.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2003

We stayed at Helga's Place in October of 2002. She is a warm and gracious person, very helpful in suggestioning sights to see and directions to get to those places. We felt right at home, and she is a terrific cook too! We enjoyed the room with the whirlpool tub and the skylights over the bed. We would stay there again in a heartbeat.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2003

Helga's Place is so much fun! Great hosts and gorgeous place - a real home away from home!

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Address: 180 Codsell Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M3H 3W7 , Canada
Location: Canada > Ontario > Toronto
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Ranked #88 of 126 B&Bs / Inns in Toronto
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 26

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