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Victoria's Mansion Guest House

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 2 September 2016

I had a small single room on the first floor, which was clean and provided everything I needed; tv, table, kettle, microwave, fridge and assorted cutlery (no restaurant so you've to sort your own meals, including breakfast). I only spoke to the friendly staff when I was checking out as I checked in after 7pm, when the hotel isn't staffed....

Thank laura k
Santa Rosa, California
Reviewed 16 August 2016

The little 3rd-floor room I booked at Victoria's Mansion met all my needs and turned out to be cozy and comfortable. It was very easy to get to - I rode the "Flyer" from the Toronto Pearson airport, then took the subway to a transfer point quite near the hotel. It was really easy to use the door codes and...

Thank CLwriter
Reviewed 14 August 2016

This is a very modest, tacky and run down hostel, not a guest house or an inn. It is not quaint or authentic in any sense just tacky and barely functional. The first thing you will notice is the smell. I couldn't pinpoint why but the whole house smells like cheap, noxious hairspray. My room didn't have a window! Rather...

2Thank Anthony M
BennyOntario, Owner at Victoria's Mansion Guest House, responded to this review

It has taken me a while to reply to this review as I had very mixed feelings about how to reply--we certainly were expecting it as you made it clear that you would write as many negative things as possible in as many places as possible, all as a result of the fact that you were charged $50 for losing...

Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

The manager or owner Natalia was very helpful. Very clean. Very secure. Very accommodating. Nice gardens. Quiet. My husband in hospital nearby. We were not close to home. Old quaint. Parking off street. Would be close enough to subway or Eatons Centre. Close to all transit downtown toronto.

2Thank Kathryn K
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

Staff were not very helpful. The building is in an area that seemed a little sketchy. The building is clean but don't show up early because your room will not be ready. The front desk is not manned and you have to make a long distance phone call to find the staff. Probably would not stay again.

1Thank Renee K
BennyOntario, Owner at Victoria's Mansion Guest House, responded to this review

Hi there. So very sorry you did not have a pleasant experience with us! As we are small our staff need to be a "jack of all trades" and so when you arrived early, the front desk manager was actually helping out in the laundry room! As well, as we don't want our guests to have to wait when they...

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Got the basement room. The room is large and has a small kitchenette. The only problem is the funny tapping noise you get and it will go on at a regular frequency and the suddenly goes off. It sounds like coming from the floor above and could be leaking tap. The inn is an old Victoriana era house and don't...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 July 2016

This guest house was a saviour as it was affordable (I found the hotels in Toronto expensive) and so close to everything. Close to transport, round the corner from Church Street (a safe gay area), and also walking distance to most places. Less than 30 minutes walk to the closest shopping centre - Eaton Square Shopping Centre, also Bloor Street...

1Thank Neodouble
Trondheim, Norway
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Stayed just one night, on my way to Saskatchewan. Chose this hotel because of a good location, and proximity to the metro. The hotel itself looks like an old mansion. It has narrow halls, so keep that in mind if you have a large or heavy suitcase. The rooms also look old fashioned, but they are clean and nice :-)...

1Thank OnkelReisendeGS
Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

Good accommodation close to nearby hospitals and eateries. Clean and comfortable rooms. Parking is a bit cramped if you have a larger vehicle, but workable. If you arrive late, make sure you read the provided instructions carefully to get in.

1Thank Wayne R
Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 11 June 2016

Nice neighborhood, pretty and peaceful front yard with pretty flowers and a cute little bench. Security door with code to enter (phone on wall that rings at front desk for your first arrival, then you will get your keys and code). My room was in the basement and I found that entering the hallway just beyond the front desk, even...

1Thank Lori A
BennyOntario, Owner at Victoria's Mansion Guest House, responded to this review

Hi there and thanks very much for your positive comments. Thanks also for letting us know about the damp smell you encountered. We will look into this right away and see what we can do to improve it!

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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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Victoria’s Mansion Guest House is a charming alternative to conventional hotels, centrally located in the heart of Toronto. We offer affordable, comfortable suites--every room has private bathroom, fridge, microwave, coffee maker, free wireless internet, TV, AC, and kitchen amenities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Victoria's Mansion Guest House

Address: 68 Gloucester St, Toronto, Ontario M4Y 1L5, Canada
Region: Canada > Ontario > Toronto > Downtown
Price Range: £59 - £94 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Victoria's Mansion Guest House 2.5*
Number of rooms: 23
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“Budget travellers can save by booking a room in the basement or on the first floor. Prices rise when you are on the second or third floors.”
 of 5 bubbles chuckcanuck27, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on the 3rd-floor have sloping ceilings - no problem if you are under 5 foot 9 inches!”
 of 5 bubbles CLwriter, 16 Aug 2016 | Read review
“My room was small, maybe have a chat to them if you need something a bit spacious.”
 of 5 bubbles Neodouble, 3 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Room #10 is at front of building, no stairs to climb, quiet, small.”
 of 5 bubbles bypan, 5 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Second or third floor rooms”
 of 5 bubbles 781kendaly, 29 Jun 2015 | Read review
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