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Melbourne, Australia
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124 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

A quaint period house close to all public transport. Our room was small and decorated with the owner's collectables but was comfortable. Quiet location even tho in Downtown area. Breakfast was plentiful and shared with other guests which made for interesting conversation. Owner is very friendly and chatty.

Thank Peter_4825
Antananarivo, Madagascar
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12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed February 21, 2016

If you've got allergies, asthma or can't stand cats and dogs, do not go there ! Thousands of objects are standing around the place, it's very dusty and in the room is no more space for your luggage...

1 Thank SonjaGottlebe2014
Montreal, Canada
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33 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed December 3, 2015

Unfortunately this place does deserve a low rating-a very low rating-for a number of reasons. The place initially seems to be very interesting-full of antiques and curios-but then you realize that the place is basically a total 'petri dish' of bacteria. I developed a serious cough when I stayed there for several nights which I think was the direct result... More 

Thank Lois L
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Reviewed October 23, 2015 via mobile

The place is a HOUSE not a Hotel. Big diffrence and the owner of the place is the most unfriendly person in toronto. The place is too small and the stairs are narrow so dont have high hopes on getting your luggage up easily . The neighbourhood is not safe at all, located on the worst part of gerrard street,... More 

Thank Mohab A
Munich, Germany
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed August 6, 2015

It's a cute place to stay and in "our library room" we felt like in a museum :-) Geoffrey was really a nice host and he was so kind to help us with our missed and lost luggage. The typical English breakfast was also great. Ham and eggs are as well offered as fruits. We really enjoyed our stay at... More 

Thank sajes2014
London, Canada
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed August 4, 2015

My husband and I really enjoyed our stay here. They went out of their way to make us comfortable and it was a very clean and nice hotel. It was within walking distance of everything we wanted to see. Would definitely recommend this B&B! Pricing was good as well.

Thank AutumnWolf76
Montreal, Canada
2 reviews
Reviewed August 1, 2015

It's a HOUSE, not a HOTEL, and it's critical that you distinguish between these two. It's a kind of place that you'll miss when you check out. Pleasant ambiance, lots of antique artifacts and despite of the old look and feel everything was clean. Geoffrey and John were excellent hosts. The only downside is that the location is not in... More 

Thank pouyanmomen
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186 reviews
42 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
Reviewed July 20, 2015

Once in a while, travelers weary of the same cookie cutter hotel, where you lose track of where you are. But, once in a while, you stumble onto a lodging so unique and different that you have to call attention to it. Pimblett's Downtown B&B is such a place. Of course, it is not really "downtown,: but in Cabbagetown, a... More 

Thank NeedPivo
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117 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed July 1, 2015

You get what you pay for. So I had no issue with the somewhat rundown accommodation. It was very quiet, and everything seemed clean. Breakfast was great. The trouble was the neighborhood--not one where I felt safe walking around on my own, even before dark. Given the lack of real restaurants in the immediate vicinity, I had little choice. I... More 

Thank GingersMom66
Victoria Harbour, Canada
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10 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed June 19, 2015

an amazing home with lots of antiques right in down town TO. Geoffrey was certainly a unique person. I stayed here while my husband was in the hospital. I was very thankful for this accommodation while under great stress and I felt very secure at this home.

Thank Neveragain0415
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Staying in Downtown

Neighborhood Profile
At the heart of Toronto, Downtown is the destination for cheap eats and fast fashion. Cut through by hip and trendy Yonge Street, the vibe here is young, with a strong student influence from the Ryerson University Campus. As a result, the Downtown area is always in flux: undergoing the construction of new facilities, with fresh retail spaces and pop-up cafes. Home to Toronto's largest indoor shopping mall, a number of vintage cinemas, and a healthy nightlife centered on the area's Distillery District bar and clubs near the East End, it's both an easygoing daytime spot and a popular party place after sunset. It also features some of Toronto's best outdoor landmarks, including Yonge-Dundas Square and the Nathan Phillips Square: perfect for a concert, a skate, or a relaxing sit-down.
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
An Englishman's home where guest are welcome. Affordable downtown Toronto location. Parking available, fully cooked breakfast. Queen rooms, king beds, one room with a jacuzzi. Close to shops, restaurants, bars and all Toronto Downtown sites. Special tourist accommodation and business guests welcome. Wireless internet and internet desk provided. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pimblett's Downtown Toronto B&B

Address: 242 Gerrard St E, Toronto, Ontario M5A 2G2, Canada
Location: Canada > Ontario > Toronto > Downtown
Price Range: $98 - $126 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Pimblett's Downtown Toronto B&B 2*
Number of rooms: 12
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
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“no room is recommandable”
  • open kitchen
 of 5 bubbles SonjaGottlebe2014, Feb 21, 2016 | Read review
“First Room on the top on the right hand”
 of 5 bubbles pouyanmomen, Aug 1, 2015 | Read review
“Butler Room - Third Floor”
  • Pimblett's B&B - The Butler's Room
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 of 5 bubbles NeedPivo, Jul 20, 2015 | Read review
“We stayed in the third floor room with the jacuzzi and it was a beautiful and amazing room. We loved the private balcony. The second night we stayed in the butler room because 2 of the stairs at the top of the third floor were difficult for my fiance. The Butler room was great too and we were impressed with how accomodating Geoffrey was.”
 of 5 bubbles AutumnWolf16, Oct 29, 2014 | Read review
“Just go somewhere else. Avoid this hovel!!”
 of 5 bubbles Ands1977, Jul 7, 2014 | Read review
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