Albert Pimblett'S Downtown Tor Bed & Breakfast - Toronto

242 Gerrard Street East, Toronto, Canada, M5A  show map
 2 stars
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Albert Pimblett'S Downtown Tor Bed & Breakfast - Toronto

 Free Wi-Fi
 Free parking
 Breakfast

Continental breakfast

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

 Air conditioning

Verified Reviews:

  • Walkable to all attractions - Felt perfectly safe - Cable tv - Highly recommend
  • Noise was a problem - No room service - Room was clean - Comfortable bed
  • Neighborhood is nice - Free parking - Wonderful owner - Very gay friendly
  • Beautiful house - Close to downtown - Reasonably priced - We shall return
  • Wonderful room - Bathroom was clean - Free wifi - Great breakfast

Overview

The 2-star Albert Pimblett'S Downtown Tor Bed & Breakfast boasts close proximity to University of Toronto, Hockey Hall of Fame and CN Tower just 1.8 km away.

The property is 250 meters away from Cabbagetown, Yonge-Dundas Square and Allan Gardens. Toronto city center is 2 km away.

This historical hotel is placed within proximity to gardens.

A 20-minute walk from Union train station. The hotel is located 5 minutes' drive from Toronto City Centre airport.

Rooms

Albert Pimblett'S Downtown Tor Bed & Breakfast offers 12 guestrooms appointed with a seating area, climate control, TV, an iron with ironing board and a writing desk with all the sights of Toronto within easy access. Guests can make use of private bathrooms with a shower, a bathtub and a hairdryer.

Eat & Drink

Every morning a complimentary full English breakfast is served. Offering italian and japanese meals, Barolo Ristorante is around 250 meters away.

Services

Guests can make use of ironing service and laundry as well as a baggage storage, free parking and a tour desk.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free public parking is possible on site.

Number of rooms:   12.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Free on-site parking
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Luggage storage

Services

  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Continental breakfast

Meeting facilities

  • Fax/Photocopying

Leisure facilities

  • Garden area
  • Library

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Patio
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Hair dryer

Media

  • CD player
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

Check-in

  • from 12:00-22:00 

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 5 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of CAD 20 per person per night in an extra bed. 

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Hotel Address:

242 Gerrard Street East, Toronto, Canada, M5A

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City Center
  • Toronto
    5000 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Union Station
    1.3 mi
  • Toronto Union Station
    1.3 mi
Underground stations
  • College
    3700 ft
  • College Subway Station
    3700 ft
Restaurants
  • House on Parliament
    800 ft
  • Jam Cafe
    800 ft
Parks
  • Allan Gardens Conservatory
    1500 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from 12:00-22:00 
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    12

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Rooms and availability

Albert Pimblett'S Downtown Tor photos Room
Standard Double Room
Bed type: Queen-size bed
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  • Air conditioning
  • Private bathroom
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This room includes a private bathroom.

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    How to reach hotel

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    Hotel Address:

    242 Gerrard Street East, Toronto, Canada, M5A

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Toronto
      5000 ft
    Airports
    Train Stations
    • Union Station
      1.3 mi
    • Toronto Union Station
      1.3 mi
    Underground stations
    • College
      3700 ft
    • College Subway Station
      3700 ft
    Restaurants
    • House on Parliament
      800 ft
    • Jam Cafe
      800 ft
    Parks
    • Allan Gardens Conservatory
      1500 ft
    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from 12:00-22:00 
    • Check-out:
      until  11 am
    • Number of rooms:
      12

    Hotel Awards

    CanadianHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedTorontoAlbert Pimblett'S Downtown Tor

    According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
    Best Design Hotels in Canada

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    What's nearby

    Tourist attractions

    • Toronto Moss Park - 2300 ft
    • Central Toronto Skating Club - 2300 ft
    • Maple Leaf Gardens Ltd - 2700 ft
    • Mac Kenzie House Historic - 3300 ft
    • Ed Mirvish Theatre - 3300 ft

    Popular areas

    • Yonge-Dundas Square - 3300 ft

    Convention centers

    Amusement

    • Phoenix Concert Theatre - 1400 ft
    • Pegasus on Church - 3000 ft
    • Factory Classic Pool and Cafe - 3000 ft

    Monuments and Landmarks

    Museums

    • New Music Concerts - 700 ft
    • Toronto Dance Theatre - 1700 ft
    • Dance Collection Danse - 3000 ft

    Universities, Institutes

    • Trebas Institute - 1000 ft
    • College Francais - 2000 ft
    • Ryerson University - 2700 ft
    • Harris Institute For the Arts - 3000 ft
    • Ryerson Polytechnic University - 3000 ft
    • Soft Train Institute - 3300 ft
    • Monsignor Fraser College - 3300 ft
    • Western Town College - 3300 ft
    • International Academy-Design - 3300 ft

    Business areas

    Underground stations

    Public parking

    Local attractions

    • Flatiron Building - 5100 ft
      49 Wellington St E, Toronto
    • Textile Museum of Canada - 1.0 mi
      55 Centre Avenue, Toronto
    • St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts - 1.0 mi
      27 Front Street East, Toronto
    • New City Hall - 1.0 mi
      100 Queen St. W., Toronto
    • Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce Building - 1.0 mi
      25 King St. W., Toronto

    Near the hotel

    • Cabbagetown - 1000 ft
      237 Carlton St., Toronto
    • Maple Leaf Gardens - 2700 ft
      60 Carlton St., Toronto
    • St Michael's Cathedral - 3000 ft
      200 Church St., Toronto
    • First Post Office - 3800 ft
      260 Adelaide St E, Toronto
    • Allan Gardens Conservatory - 1500 ft
      19 Horticultural Ave, Toronto
    • Church Street - 2900 ft
      Church Street, Toronto
    • Mackenzie House - 3200 ft
      82 Bond St., Toronto

    Restaurants nearby

    • House on Parliament - 800 ft

      Address: 454 Parliament Street

      69% likes this, based on 77 reviews

    • Ben Wicks Restaurant - 700 ft

      Address: 424 Parliament St
      Phone: (416) 961-9425

      67% likes this, based on 18 reviews
      Cuisine: English, International

    • Zakkushi - 800 ft

      Address: 193 Carlton St
      Phone: 1-647-352-9455

      81% likes this, based on 42 reviews
      Cuisine: Japanese

    • Jam Cafe - 800 ft

      Address: 195 Carlton St
      Phone: 416-921-1255

      85% likes this, based on 36 reviews
      Price Range: USD 16 - USD 31

    • Cafune - 800 ft

      Address: 194A Carlton Street
      Phone: 647 748 7884

      73% likes this, based on 21 reviews
      Cuisine: Brazilian

    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from 12:00-22:00 
    • Check-out:
      until  11 am
    • Number of rooms:
      12

    Hotel Awards

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    Albert Pimblett'S Downtown Tor Reviews

    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Albert Pimblett'S Downtown Tor

    Average guest rating

    7.2out of 10
    Very good
    Based on 46 reviews

    Guest reviews

    • Older travelers
      5.4

      Good location, friendly stuff, high calorie breakfast

      Dirty, bathroom door could not be closed

    • Single
      7.4

      Loved this b&b owner lovely staff/cook good.Location was great for walking would recommend this to friends if ever in Toronto

    • Couple
      7.8

      breakfast in the morning was great. Homemade pancakes, bacon, the works.

    • Older travelers
      9.6

      The whole place is a gem of a hotel, the owners were friendly, helpful, warm and inviting. The hotel is fun to be in, full of quirky, interesting, historical items. The breakfasts were amazing, plenty of choice for every palate, nothing was too much trouble. The library is extensive and covers everybody's taste.

    • Single
      8.2

      full english breakfast, good location, nice personal/owner

      only disadvantage was that whole house and also rooms were overcrowded with lot of antiquities ( I mean really lof ot). It was difficult to bring luggage to room - very thin corridors and overcrowded with 'antiquities'

    • Older travelers
      7.8

      More like a museum than an hotel. Full of souvenirs from bygone ages. A must see!

      Room is bit small. Well with all those books, pictures, antiques!

    • Older travelers
      10.0

      The house is a charming Victorian row-house, as is much of the Old Cabbagetown neighborhood of Toronto. The hotel staff was very friendly, and cooked a wonderful breakfast! Our room was on the 3rd floor (walk up), was very comfortable and had an outside deck that we could use. There are shops, pubs and restaurants throughout the neighborhood, and it is near to public transportation around Toronto.

    • Older travelers
      10.0

      great characters, very helpful;, wonderful food, eccentric decor!

    • Couple
      5.4

      Lots of character, everyone was very nice. The room was clean, but overall,. the house is very cluttered with antiques and odd collectibles. We thought is was charming, but it may not be for everyone.

      Location was alright (near the streetcar, only a couple of miles from the sights), but not exactly central. Some shady characters in the nearby park.

    • Couple
      8.2

      Geoffrey and the staff were very friendly and provided a comfortable stay.

    • Older travelers
      5.4

      Room and Bath were clean. Bed was comfortable.

      There was clutter everywhere. The bathtub faucet was so calcified that they had to use hammer to free up. Breakfast was the same every morning and food was ok. The drawers in dresser were damaged and had difficulty opening and closing. The closet doors had broken/missing handles.

    • Single
      8.8

      Very friendly staff. The breakfast was excellent. People staying at the B&B socialize.

    • Older travelers
      8.8

      The building itself was charming: Victorian brick with bay windows, the interior crammed with books and British bric-a-brac. Our room was small but comfortable. We're particularly fussy about the bed and the shower, and both met our standards admirably. Pimblett's sits in the middle of a real neighborhood (old Cabbagetown), with lots of good restaurants and easy access to public transportation (we didn't bother to rent a vehicle). The breakfast, prepared by the affable John, had something for everyone. We never saw the other guests except at breakfast where they were a great source of travel tips. Should we return to Toronto, we'd go back to Pimblett'S.

    • Older travelers
      7.4

      Interesting family-type atmosphere, completely different from standard hotels. Good, relaxed breakfast; easy to chat to other guests. Near a "village in the city" area. Hotelier very helpful.

      No lift, so difficult with heavy luggage. Quite a distance from the subway.

    • Couple
      5.8

      Quirky little b&b, like a British knick-knack museum! Stuff everywhere. Location great, 2 minute walk to the closest street car stop. Great cooked hot breakfast! Nice restaurants and pubs in area.

      We loved their big dog and cat. But can be bad for people who are scared or have allergies. Check in time says from 12 on Booked.net but when we got there they told us we the room wont be ready till at least 3. Which messed up some of our plans we had made for that day. Room a bit dusty and messy, too much stuff everywhere, so nowhere to put your stuff or hang clothes. Also had to move stuff around to fit the suitcase in someplace. Area is good location, but did not feel safe at night, so don't linger on the street after dark.

    How to reach hotel

    hotel Albert Pimblett'S Downtown Tor Bed & Breakfast - Toronto Toronto location
    Show big map »

    Hotel Address:

    242 Gerrard Street East, Toronto, Canada, M5A

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Toronto
      5000 ft
    Airports
    Train Stations
    • Union Station
      1.3 mi
    • Toronto Union Station
      1.3 mi
    Underground stations
    • College
      3700 ft
    • College Subway Station
      3700 ft
    Restaurants
    • House on Parliament
      800 ft
    • Jam Cafe
      800 ft
    Parks
    • Allan Gardens Conservatory
      1500 ft
    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from 12:00-22:00 
    • Check-out:
      until  11 am
    • Number of rooms:
      12

    Hotel Awards

    CanadianHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedTorontoAlbert Pimblett'S Downtown Tor

    According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
    Best Design Hotels in Canada

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