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Albert Pimblett'S Downtown Toronto Bed/Breakfast

ex. pimblett's downtown toronto b&b

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

Wi-Fi
Parking

On-site car park

Luggage storage
24-hour services
Food/ Drinks

Restaurant

Breakfast

Continental breakfast

No pets allowed
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 Pimblett'S Toronto Downtown Bed &Breakfast is situated a mere 2.6 km away from CN Tower.

Pimblett'S Toronto Downtown Bed &Breakfast is 20 minutes' walk from the center of Toronto. Due to an underground station nearby, this historical hotel is perfectly connected with other parts of Toronto.

Dundas underground station is about 10 minutes' walk of the hotel. Toronto City Centre airport is 10 minutes' drive away.

Rooms

The property has 12 rooms appointed with cable channels, tea and coffee making equipment, a sitting area, a writing desk and a CD player. Some of the luxury rooms enjoy a view of the garden. The rooms are furnished with vintage Victorian furniture.

Eat & Drink

Dining options include a complimentary full English breakfast served every morning. Treating guests with Italian and Japanese dishes, Barolo Ristorante is 250 meters away.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Public parking is possible on site for free.

Number of rooms:   12.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Wi-Fi
  • On-site car park
  • No pets allowed
  • Luggage storage

Services

  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining

  • Continental breakfast
  • Restaurant

Business

  • Fax/Photocopying

Spa & Leisure

  • Garden area
  • Library

Room features

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

Bathroom

  • Hair dryer

Media

  • Television
  • Telephone
  • CD player
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 4 pm FREE
Check-out until 11 am FREE

Children and extra beds

Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

242 Gerrard Street East, Toronto, Canada, M5A

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Airports
Train
  • Union Station
    1.3 mi
  • Toronto Union Station
    1.3 mi
Underground
  • College Subway Station
    3700 ft
Restaurants
  • House on Parliament
    800 ft
  • Jam Cafe
    800 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  4 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    12

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Rooms and availability

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Standard Queen Room
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    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • General:Patio
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Fax machine
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Media:TV
  • Wake up service
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Video on demand
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This room includes a private bathroom.

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  • General:Patio
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Fax machine
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Media:TV
  • Wake up service
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Video on demand
Room Description:

Please note the room type and bed type will be allocated upon check-in. It might be a higher room category but is subject to availability upon arrival.

Albert Pimblett'S Downtown Toronto Bed/Breakfast Location

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Local attractions

  • Distillery Historic District5100 ft
    55 Mill St
  • Ontario Legislative Building1.1 mi
    University Ave. (at Queen's Park Crescent)
  • Canadian Opera Company1.1 mi
    145 Queen St. W, Toronto, ON, Toronto
  • Nathan Phillips Square5100 ft
    100 Queen St W
  • Toronto Public Library 1.1 mi
    789 Yonge St.

Near the hotel

  • Church Street3000 ft
    Church Street
  • Yonge-Dundas Square3900 ft
    40 Dundas Street West, Suite 227, Toronto

Restaurants nearby

  • House on Parliament800 ft

    Address: 454 Parliament Street

    69% likes this, based on 77 reviews

  • Ben Wicks Restaurant700 ft

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

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

  • Zakkushi800 ft

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

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

  • Jam Cafe800 ft

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

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

  • Cafune800 ft

    Address: 194A Carlton Street
    Phone: 647 748 7884

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

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  4 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    12

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Albert Pimblett'S Downtown Toronto Bed/Breakfast Reviews

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7.2
Very goodBased on46 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 Toronto Bed/Breakfast Toronto location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

242 Gerrard Street East, Toronto, Canada, M5A

Get directions
Airports
Train
  • Union Station
    1.3 mi
  • Toronto Union Station
    1.3 mi
Underground
  • College Subway Station
    3700 ft
Restaurants
  • House on Parliament
    800 ft
  • Jam Cafe
    800 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  4 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    12

Hotel Awards

CanadianHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedTorontoAlbert Pimblett'S Downtown Toronto Bed/Breakfast

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

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