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Listings accommodations Bed & BreaKfasts / reGistries 213 Carlton – The Toronto Townhouse 213 Carlton St. 877-500-0466, 416-323-8898 www.torontotownhouse.com Luxury suites and rooms in heart of downtown. Free Wi-Fi and long distance within North America. Private decks, paid parking. Toronto.com “Best of Toronto 2002 finalist.” From $79. 312 Seaton, A Toronto Bed & Breakfast 312 Seaton St. 866-968-0775, 416-968-0775 www.312seaton.com Detached Victorian home on a quiet tree-lined street in downtown Toronto’s historic Cabbagetown. Ainsley House Bed & Breakfast 19 Elm Ave. 888-423-3337, 416-972-0533 www.ainsleyhouse.com Located downtown in Toronto’s historic Rosedale. Steps to shopping, dining, attractions and subway. Full breakfast with fresh-baked, homemade muffins, A/C, parking, shared or private ensuite baths, non-smoking. $59-$99. Alan Gardens Bed & Breakfast Toronto 106A Pembroke St. 800-215-1937, 416-967-9614 www.alan-gardens-bandb-toronto.ca Exceptional comfort tucked away in the heart of the city on a beautiful, tree-lined street amidst charming historical homes. Quiet accommodation, easy accessibility. Ambassador Inn Downtown Toronto Bed & Breakfast 280 Jarvis St.; 416-260-2608 www.ambassadorinntoronto.com Boutique hotel in the heart of downtown Toronto. Steps to public transit, dining, shopping, theatres and attractions. See website for details. Annex Quest House 83 Spadina Rd.; 416-922-1934 www.annexquesthouse.com Ecologically friendly with holistic Vastu design. Private bathroom, Internet, fridge, coffee maker, snacks, laundry, parking. Strictly smoke-free. Near Spadina subway stop, steps to U. of T., Bloor St., ROM and Yorkville. At Kew Beach Bed & Breakfast 83 Elmer Ave.; 416-690-3675 Charming renovated family home in the heart of The Beach. Stroll to restaurants, boutiques, parks, beach and lakeside boardwalk. Min. to downtown. Breakfast, A/C, parking, nonsmoking. From $49. Beaches Bed & Breakfast 174 Waverley Rd.; 416-699-0818 www.beachesbedandbreakfast.org Theme rooms, private bath, breakfast. Five minute walk to lake, boardwalk, cafés and boutiques. In-room TV, A/C, 82 non-smoking, pets and kids welcome. Featured on Breakfast Television. $95-$135. Bearfoot Inn 30A Dundonald St. 888-871-2327, 416-922-1658 www.bearfootinn.com Nestled on a quiet, tree lined street in Toronto’s world renowned Gay Village. Private ensuite bathrooms, complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. Reservations recommended. By The Park B&B 89 & 92 Indian Grove; 416-520-6102 www.bythepark.ca Boutique-style B&B located in historic Toronto neighbourhood. Min. ride to the city centre, subway, buses within 150 metres. Full vegetarian breakfast. Castlegate Inn Bed & Breakfast 219 Spadina Rd.; 416-323-1657 www.castlegateinn.com Tastefully furnished rooms with private bathrooms. Located close to major attractions such as Casa Loma, the ROM, Yorkville shopping and the U. of T. Rates start at $59 and include breakfast. Cawthra Square Bed & Breakfast 10 Cawthra Sq. 800-259-5474, 416-966-3074 www.cawthrasquare.com Edwardian elegance at its finest. Historic downtown B&B, 6 classic guestrooms, 5-star calibre services, high tea, wireless Internet. Spa services, meeting and event facilities. City Nights 11 Trent Ave. 800-334-9127, 416-691-4077 www.citynights.ca Urban chic B&B conveniently located in downtown on the subway line. Casual elegance, 3 bedrooms with private baths. Gourmet breakfast, happy hour, A/C, free parking. Coach House in the Annex 117 Walmer Rd.; 416-899-0306 www.thecoachhouse.ca Unique fully-equipped downtown accommodations. Romantic ivycovered coach house overlooking the garden of a stately century home. Spacious one-bedroom apartment in the main house. Eliana’s B&B 10 St. Joseph St.; 416-934-9663 www.elianasbedandbreakfast.ca Urban mansion in the heart of the city. Minutes to theatres, museums, restaurants, Bloor St. shops, U. of T. High speed wireless Internet, A/C and free parking. Feathers Bed & Breakfast 132 Wells St.; 416-534-1923 www.bbcanada.com/1115 Elegant, award-winning, Victorian home. Charming rooms, en suite bath, kitchenette, 5 min. walk to subway, cafés, theatre and antique shops. Close to ROM, Yorkville, U. of T. $75-$110. Islington Bed & Breakfast House 1407 Islington Ave.; 416-236-2707 www.islingtonhouse.com Experience the country in the city in one of Toronto’s most prestigious neighbourhoods, the Humber Valley. Steps to Islington subway, A/C, free parking. Non-smoking. $60-$80. Kensington Market Bed & Breakfast 44 Bellevue Ave.; 416-603-0186 Downtown location, close to subway, shopping, restaurants, attractions, Chinatown. Free parking. Lowtherhouse Bed & Breakfast 72 Lowther Ave. 800-265-4158, 416-323-1589 www.lowtherhouse.ca B&B located in the upscale Annex/ Yorkville neighbourhood. Private bath, cable TV, telephone. Includes full breakfast. Onsite parking available. St. George subway one block away. Making Waves Boatel Ontario Place Marina; 416-722-0379 www.boatel.ca Boatel = Boat + Hotel. Ontario’s only Boat B&B. 65-foot motor yacht at the Ontario Place Marina, min. from downtown Toronto. Gourmet breakfast, air-conditioned. Philomena & Dave Bed & Breakfast 31 Dalton Rd.; 416-962-2786 www.bbcanada.com/2072.html Elegant, affordable, comfortable, located in central Toronto. Oak woodwork, stained glass windows, comfortable beds. Walk to many major attractions. Reservations required. $60-$80. Posh Digs 414 Markham St., Apt. 2 416-964-6390 www.poshdigs.ca In the heart of Little Italy. Three fullyequipped vacation suites, balcony, deck, TV/VCR, telephones, Internet access (DSL), laundry, parking. Sabrina’s Place 314 Oakwood Ave.; 416-624-2824 www.sabrinasplace.com In the heart of Toronto. Intimate condominium with private bedrooms, living room, kitchen, shared bathroom, A/C, TV & DVD, free local calls, Internet. Parking and laundry facilities. Close to restaurants, shopping, subway. Toadhall Bed & Breakfast 225 Lakeland Cres., Richmond Hill 905-773-4028 www.225toadhall.ca In the greenbelt on Lake Wilcox. Emphasizing wholesome organic breakfasts served in the garden in summer. Two-day minumum stay. Recommended by Lonely Planet. Toronto City B&Bs 7 Jackes Ave., Apt. 2403 416-899-0306 www.torontocitybandb.com Association of select guest accommodations located near the downtown. Offering a variety of features with character. Dedicated to your hospitality and comfort. Vanderkooy Bed & Breakfast 53 Walker Ave.; 416-925-8765 www.bbcanada.com/1107 Centrally-located midtown near Yonge subway. Joan and resident cats Jet and Cleo welcome you to their charming home. Full breakfast served. Garden pond, A/C, free parking. Private and shared baths. $65-$100 Gloucester Square Inns of Toronto 514 Jarvis St.; 416-966-3074 www.gloucestersquare.com The luxury of a Canadian heritage boutique hotel with the personal touch of a B&B. Twenty-one 5-star calibre guestrooms, in-house spa, wireless Internet, various unique meeting rooms, high tea. University Women’s Club of Toronto 162 St. George St.; 416-979-2000 www.uwconbloor.com Six tastefully appointed, comfortable bedrooms at affordable prices in the trendy Bloor/St. George area. Close to U. of T., subway, luxury designer shopping, restaurants, neighborhood attractions. BoutiQue Hotels Cosmopolitan Toronto 8 Colborne St. 800-958-3488, 416-350-2000 www.cosmotoronto.com Contemporary and iconic. Zeninspired boutique hotel and spa features full-service Shizen Spa, fitness centre, meeting space, Doku 15 restaurant and lounge. 97 luxurious suites. Drake Hotel 1150 Queen St. W. 866-372-5386, 416-531-5042 www.thedrakehotel.ca A refurbished century-old hotel turned cultural community centre in the West Queen West Art & Design district. Art installations, patio, three restaurants, live music venue. Hotel Le Germain 30 Mercer St. 866-345-9501, 416-345-9500 www.hotelboutique.com Unique 122-room hotel. Contemporary style with special attention to guest service. Premiere boutique hotel located in the Entertainment District, offering convenient access to business, commerce and the arts. The Old Mill Inn & Spa, 21 Old Mill Rd. 866-653-6455, 416-236-2641 www.oldmilltoronto.com 46 luxurious rooms and 13 magnificent suites. Guestrooms feature fireplace, whirlpool tub, mini-bars and 31” televisions. Pampering spa and fitness room. Sixteen meeting rooms for 4 to 1,000. $200-$695. See ad on page 83. toronto | 2008

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Contents
Contributors
David Miller
David Whitaker
Pier Giorgio Di Cicco
Around Town
Impulse Purchase
On Location
City Gastronomie
Discovery District
Tower of Strength
Crowd Surfers
The Haunting
Starchitects
Super Fans
The Creative City
Fashionable People
The Streets
After Dark
Listings
Culture & Recreation
Accomodations
Restaurants
Shopping
Tour Operators
Transportation
Neighbourhoods of Greater Toronto
Adventures Beyond Downtown
Visitor Resources
Index
2008 Event Calendar
The Lightbox
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