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Filmores Hotel

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212 Dundas St. E., Toronto, Ontario M5A 1Z6, Canada
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Fort Frances, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

First things first: there is no pool, gym or fitness centre here. This is a hotel that is rarely seen these days - while it is great for short stays, some of us are long term guests and consider it home. You can rent for the night or weekly. I found the desk staff and housekeepers to be very professional.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015 via mobile

First off, Filmores is as unique and quirkya place you will stay in Toronto but stay you must. Part halfway house, part decent 2 star hotel and part rather fun Gents Club. It's brilliantly located just off the main track so you see some real characters once night sets in. There are lots of reviews about the bed bug issue.... More 

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Thank Matt C
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

Forget any negative reviews you may have read about this place, probably from those with over expectancy, sure there are a few homeless people in the nearby streets but no more than the rest of Toronto or any other city (there is a Hilton two blocks away at many times the price and same ratio of street people). I have... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Staff is friendly, helpful and accommodating, the price is excellent. but it has no elevators, air conditioning, the room is quite clean, but old. Carpet is smelly. I'm so dissapointed in internet quality. i wouldn't recommend it for anyone staying. i think i will not return here anymore

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3 Thank emblen
Saint John, Canada
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Recently stayed at this hotel. It is in a very bad part of the city. The room was very clean and the staff were fantastic. But it is a no-frills hotel. No elevators, no air conditioning. We couldn't sleep, it was so hot. The price is excellent and the staff are more than willing to accommodate any problems you may... More 

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1 Thank proudmaritimer2014
Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

Hi there readers ... PLEASE DO NOT listen to any bad reviews about this place ... Filimores has made my stay in Toronto very comfortable ..... The Management here is absolutely out of this world ... The front desk staff, YOU couldn't ask for better ... The cleaning ladies are funny and polite all the way ... The rooms and... More 

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7 Thank BeFair2013
Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2012

My partner and myself are currently staying at filmores, due to transition and we are both professionals,We have stayed at many highend hotels, and had worse conditions. Yes Filmores is an old building, but it is also historical, Great location, street people are harmless and you will find homeless everywhere in Toronto. I found the Manager Ian and all his... More 

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5 Thank carol j
Toronto
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2009

....and when I saw the last couple of reviews I had to put in my own 2 cents. I have been here for three weeks already while I look for an apartment in town. I am so happy I found this place. The price is so much better than other hotels downtown, I nevver would have been able to afford... More 

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8 Thank d0wnt0wnbr0wn
TORONTO
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2009

I will just get right to the point. Clean to an extent. It is an old place. Bad area... and it is on top of a strip joint. There are bed bugs. Sorry just being honest. I admit it is reasonable... but they have odd rules. You must pay for friends to visit after 11. (per person) I think this... More 

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5 Thank KINGLIFER
Ottawa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2009

I had a very different experience from the review I read on this site. Hotel was surprisingly clean, staff friendly, area safe (street peeps are harmless) and rooms were as advertised - no frills, contemporary renovated with cable TV, 24/7 security and cheap. As a salesman who visits Toronto frequently, why spend $100's a night when I can spend $210/week.

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