Pimblett's Toronto Downtown Bed and Breakfast


242 Gerrard Street East, Toronto, M5A 2G2
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Phone: 416 921 6898; Cell: 416 921 6898;
Fax: 416 929 0940
Your Host(s): Geoffrey Pimblett




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Bed & Breakfast Description

Your host and house owner, Geoffrey Pimblett, is very much like John Cleese, Pimblett's Rest, Bed & Breakfast is a veritable "FAWLTY TOWERS'.

Also known as 'The End House' this 1860's home is located Right Down Town Toronto in the historical area known as 'Cabbagetown'. Restored to provide all mod-cons and comforts, modern plumbing,central heating, air conditioning and a conversion from gas to electric lighting. Most of the old world charm has been retained:
* The Victorian kitchen with coke oven, washer and mangle.
* The Walnut Panelled Breakfast room displaying the owners tea pot collection.
* The Library with British and American literature, mahogony fireplace and more tea pots.
* The Front Hall with a resplendent French ormalou chrystal chandalier and an 1890s Jaques and Hayse coat stand, and dinner gong.
* Each bedroom has its own charm, using many out of print wallpapers and certainly out of date furnishings and Pimblett's extensive Art Collection and clutter.

The Breakfast room.
Full English Breakfast is served with cereal, porridge, kippers or bacon, sausages and eggs, toast and special jams. Freshly ground and perked coffee, Twinings Earl Grey tea or Darjeeling from your choice of tea pot, fruit juices are also available. Checking in time: NO LATER THAN 10.30 PM.
Checking out time before 11:00 AM. latest.
* Near all the down town Hospitals (Sick Kids, St Mikes, Toronto Central, Mount Sinai, Princess Margarett's & Wellsley.
* Close to Downtown Shopping and the Theatre district.
* Parking is available at the rear of the house.
* Streetcars are within steps, leading to the TTC subway system.

Payment: Cash,travellers cheques, all major cards.
All rooms rates are subject to 7% G.S.T. (Federal Sales Tax.)

A deposit of one night is required on each room reserved. Deposit is forfeited if cancelled with less than 5 days notice.

Smoking outdoors on the Patio. Families welcome, children over 12 years of age. No pets, our (people friendly) dog won't allow other animals through the door.

Contact Geoffrey and escape to experience the warmth of English hospitality in a quiet corner in the downtown core of Canada's largest city, Toronto.

Bed & Breakfast Rooms & Rates

Rates based on double occupancy unless otherwise specified

Queen Mothers Front Parlor,
fireplace, TV, VCR, Telephone, private bathroom two doors down the coridor Telephone/ wireless Computer access
$105 ca. dbl. $85 single. 125 three people

The Library Bedroom,
This suite has a double size bed, Victorian writing desk, and a full private bathroom wall to ceiling books
$85.00 single occupancy per night or $105.00 doub

Butlers back bedroom Butlers Back Bedroom, Queen Bed
Jeeves was a large man and required a Queen size bed.? He insisted on his own private bathroom and enjoyed the view of the back yard. This favorite back yard is now being landscaped as an English Garden complete with pond and gold fish.
$85.00 single occupancy per night or $105.00 doub

Bewdley honeymoon Suite,
king sized bed, Large, Private bathroom,5' x 5', Jacuzzi Tub.rooftop Deck with table and chairs
No single rate $125.00 double occupancy per nigh

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Bed & Breakfast Directions

From QEW to Toronto, follow Gardner Exwy into city to the Jarvis Street exit north. at Gerrard turn right (East) and go to Ontario St. turn left (north) We are right on the North East corner of Gerrard and Ontario and if you wish you may park Horizontally behind the House.

From 401 to Don valley Parkway south to the Gardner Exwy to the exit at Jarvis St. you are now going North, at Gerrard turn right (East) and go to Ontario St. turn left (north) We are right on the North East corner of Gerrard and Ontario and if you wish you may park Horizontally behind the House.

From Union Station: Take a cab.

From Pearson International Airport: Take a Limousine $35.00, or catch the Hotel Bus for Downtown Hotels $13.95, get off at The Chelsea Inn on Gerrard Street West. catch a cab $4.00 to our address.
- or the Bus to Islington Subway Station Subway to Bloor Change to Yonge South Get off at College Street, take Carlton Street Car East to Ontario St. and walk one block South
Note you will need exact change $2.25 per person.


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