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By The Park Bed and Breakfast
Ranked #1 of 118 Toronto B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 27 November 2013

I and my husband stayed at the By the Park B&B in summer of 2012 for the first time. As we needed to come back to Toronto last September, it was out of question for us to stay in another B&B or hotel because we found this place to be the most welcoming and friendly guesthouse we have ever stayed while not at home. Margo and Ziggy surround you with cordial affability from the first meeting at the front door to leave-taking. There are also two little lovely dogs and a charming cat greeting visitors and adding coziness.
92 Indian Grove is beautifully restored house with dark woodwork and peaceful atmosphere. Everything is clean and comfortable. Healthy vegetarian breakfast is freshly prepared and served with smile.
The location is perfect: subway in five minute walk, High Park, restaurants and shops in walking distance.
We recommend By the Park B&B very highly and as for us, we will definitely return to this guesthouse next time we visit Toronto.

Stayed: September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Aprilkot, Owner at By The Park Bed and Breakfast, responded to this reviewResponded 27 January 2014

I can not say thanks enough- YOU are our very special guests all the way from Estonia. Hope this year you visit Toronto again- all the best in 2014.

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Reviewed 24 November 2013

I went to Toronto for a quick get away. Margo and Ziggy were welcoming and thorough in giving me a quick review of the neighborhood and its resources. The houses are across the street from one another. The subway system in Toronto is nice and just across the way. Had a lovely stay!

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Aprilkot, Owner at By The Park Bed and Breakfast, responded to this reviewResponded 27 January 2014

Thank you. Do not be a stranger- we are your home in Toronto. See you soon.

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Reviewed 17 November 2013

This is a very nice bed and breakfast with a great location. It is in a very nice and safe neighborhood yet close to enough to shops and mass transportation. The rooms are very clean and homey. The outside environment include a well tended garden with a very comfy porch for sitting and enjoying the day.

  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled as a couple
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Aprilkot, Owner at By The Park Bed and Breakfast, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2013

Thank you for taking a moment to share your experience. Have a wonderful holiday season and hope you come to visit us again.

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Reviewed 14 November 2013

The Daisy Room at the By The Park B&B was perfect for our weekend getaway to the Royal Winter Fair etc.
Convenient - easy to get to from the north - Hwy 400 and even easier from the south - QEW/Lakeshore Blvd. The parking arrangement was excellent. Access to the TTC both during regular hours and after-hours was a matter of a few minutes.
Clean - our room and en-suite were spotless as was the shared kitchenette.
Comfortable - very!
The neighbourhood is wonderful - quiet side streets and a good selection of neighbourhood pubs and even a Latin Jazz Bar just around the corner on Bloor.
It's just a very nice place to stay.

p.s. Just one note - if we were going to spend more time in our room than we did on this trip, we would take one of the larger suites.

  • Stayed: November 2013, travelled as a couple
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Aprilkot, Owner at By The Park Bed and Breakfast, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2013

Thank you so much for taking a moment to write this glowing review. We are very happy that you found our home and location comfortable, convenient and clean (extremely important to us). Have a great holiday season. See you again soon.

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Reviewed 13 November 2013

I spent 2 nights at the High Park Suites. I arrived to check in much, much later than anticipated due to bridge traffic. Ziggy kindly stayed up until I arrived, and communicated with me as I was en route to make sure I found the place. He was extremely accommodating in getting me checked in, and helpful in suggesting easy routes to downtown and nearby features.

I had only 2 nights in Toronto, but they were restful and comfortable thanks to the clean, quiet room. The fridge in the room made a little hum/buzz noise, but it was very convenient for drinks. The Daisy Suite is perfect for a solo traveler or a couple.

  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled solo
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Aprilkot, Owner at By The Park Bed and Breakfast, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2013

Thank you for staying with us. We understand that travel time can be unpredictable. This winter we are planing on some renovations that would remove the fridges from the bedrooms. That would make the bedrooms more enjoyable. Have a great winter season and hope to see you soon.

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Reviewed 13 November 2013

Recently stayed at By the Park B&B with two other couples. Accommodations were outstanding.
Margo and Ziggy were very welcoming. Our rooms were extremely clean, comfortable and tastefully decorated. It was only a 5 minute walk to our reservations at Hugh's Room where we had dinner and a show. After a spectacular breakfast, we were treated to a marvellous discussion about the history of the house. We have already booked our next visit with Margo and Ziggy.

  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled as a couple
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Aprilkot, Owner at By The Park Bed and Breakfast, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2013

It was a pleasure to have you and your friends stay with us for a short visit to Toronto. Hugh's Room is just a short walk from our home. Looking forward to your next visit in December.

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Reviewed 10 November 2013

Stayed for 3 days in the Magnolia room with ensuite and access to kitchenette and it was great. The room was very clean and the kitchenette had everything you needed. Close to St Joe's Health Centre. I would definately stay here again.
PS: Ziggy, I read the book "The China Study" .... I think I'm a convert. ;-)

  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled with friends
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Aprilkot, Owner at By The Park Bed and Breakfast, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2013

Thank you and we hope to see you soon. All the best to you and your daughter. Right on!-keep reading it -this is a whole new world to discover.

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Additional Information about By The Park Bed and Breakfast

Address: 92 Indian Grove, Toronto, Ontario M6R 2Y4, Canada
Region: Canada > Ontario > Toronto > West End
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 118 B&Bs / Inns in Toronto
Price Range: £60 - £136 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Boutique style bed and breakfast (with or without the breakfast) in High Park/Roncesvalles Village. Steps to the largest park in the city, right in the heart of vibrant community. 2 min. walk to Keele subway station. Easy and fast access to downtown and all attractions. Artist/Designer homes completely restored with flair and all modern conveniences. Accommodation at Indian Grove B&B includes home cooked vegetarian or vegan breakfast ("no breakfast" option is available at discounted rate). Property features dark woodwork, leaded glass windows, hardwood floors, multiple fireplaces, luxurious bathrooms, garden. High Park B&B is self catering accommodations with the access to equipped kitchen. High speed wireless internet and parking are available free of charge. Toronto Roncesvalles Suites - long term (29+ days) self catering suites. ... more   less 

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