In a large Victorian style century old home, with wonderful old world touches such as beautiful hardwood inlaid floors, hardwood doors and baseboards etc. We have years of experience hosting - and would be happy to have you stay with us.
Daisy is a large bright room with 1 double bed and 1 single bed, tv, desk etc. Wireless internet and cable included. Daisy has a ceiling fan so the windows can be opened in the summer! Parking available. Shared bathroom. Private ensuite bathroom can be arranged at an additional cost - please enquire if you are interested.
Your stay includes self serve breakfast of coffee/tea/juice; breads and spreads, cereals, fresh fruit and yogurt). You can come down and help yourself to breakfast until 11am daily.
Elliott House is on the Queen St. West streetcar line, takes you right to downtown and runs 24 hours. Or you can walk along Queen Street - lots of restaurants (at all price points from Pizza Pizza right up to organic/free range/locally sourced food, etc).
Our neighbourhood is very close to Liberty Village, and along Queen St. West. We are in Parkdale, also known as Little Tibet. It's an artsy, eclectic neighbourhood, lots of antique and vintage shops, and around the corner from Roncesvalles Village. We are also about 5 minutes from Lake Ontario, lovely for a stroll; and not too far from High Park - one of Toronto's biggest parks.
Our house is a large Victorian built around 1900. It has beautiful hardwood flooring and unique features.
We have been hosting guests for over 10 years. Let us help you make your stay memorable!
Check in time is 3pm; checkout at 11am
You have access to: coffeemachine, kettle, toaster oven, microwave oven and guest fridge.
Feel free to sit in the dining room/lounge area, or relax on the front porch.
Interaction with Guests
We try to guage our interaction based on guest needs. If you need help, we are happy to assist. If you are the independant type we are happy to leave you to it.
Parkdale is a vibrant changing community. We love being so close to the lake, High Park, Roncesvalles Village and Liberty Village.
Elliott House is between King and Queen Street West streetcar lines. Queen street runs 24/7 and is a great way to see some of the city on your way downtown
Other Things to Note
Dietary concerns? Please let us know; we do our best to accommodate allergies/food intolerances.
Preferred payment method is Canadian dollars. Check in after 3pm, check out before 11am.
No smoking indoors; smoking permitted on outside porches.
Please remove your shoes on entering Elliott House; please close your windows when leaving each day.
Laundry ($5 per load) and parking ($10 per night) are available.
It's a wonderful experience! Pauline is definitely a great host and they have a lovely place! It's very close to the street car and takes a bout 15 mins to downtown queen street. There are also some restaurant choices nearby ( mostly Indian and Tibetan), shoppers drug mart and other markets are just around the corner, so getting grocery is very convenient too! Highly recommended!
Thanks Lu! There are lots of other restaurant choices in the neighbourhood as well, like Small Town Food Co, recently reviewed by Giles Coren (Million Dollar Restaurant Review), Grand Electric, Geraldine, The Local, Chanteclair, Parts and Labour ... to name a few. We so enjoy having you stay with us!
I stayed for one month from Sep. 1 to Oct.1, 2014. I could spend a wonderful and comfortable time there. Especially, I felt that Pauline and Jeff are very kind and heartwarming. Therefore, I would like to express my gratitude to them again, and strongly recommend this B&B for your stay in Toronto. P.S. I enjoyed Pauline's nice chili and Japanese curry, thank you so much!!!
I enjoyed my stay at the Elliot house. Pauline and Jeff were awesome hosts! Very welcoming and they interacted with us during our stay :). It felt like a visit to a family members home. Very clean, with access to two bathrooms and living areas. Plus there are adorable Cats there! How great is that?! Whenever we venture back to Toronto we will be staying at the Elliot house
In short, our stay in Toronto at Pauline and Jeff's home was incredibly nice.
Besides being all around great people (they are easy to talk to, very helpful with providing travel suggestions, and...there's a Bruins fan in the house!) their location is superb. They live only a block from the nearest bus stop, they are only a 20 minute walk to the nearest bike share, and Parkdale is a really, really beautiful neighborhood- vintage shops, bakeries, and chic restaurants are a stone's throw away from their front door.
The room was clean, and I very much appreciated the little touches- the snacks on the dresser, the bottles of water by our beds (it was a hot weekend).
We had a fantastic experience.
Stay with Pauline and Jeff, and you will be pleasantly surprised. Check it out!
Pauline and Jeff were wonderful hosts. They are welcoming and just lovely. It was such a pleasure to meet them. The location was terrific. A walk to the lake and a bus to the city center. Pauline had maps and was helpful in telling us how to navigate public transportation. The bus picks you up right at the end of her street. Her house is lovely and very homey. We met some wonderful people at breakfast every morning as well. An all around wonderful experience, by far my best Airbnb experience.
Staying at Elliot House was a pleasure for me. Pauline and Jeff are two very kind people that can help you discover the town and neighborhood.
And for those who love to discuss when coming back from work, this is the place to stay.
Thanks to both of you, not forgetting your son
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We have been hosting guests for over 12 years, from all around the world. We love our historic house and enjoy sharing it with guests. Let us help you with directions, or deciding what to do while you are in Toronto.
We love to travel and this year have been to Rome, Florence, Berlin, Amsterdam, New York, Kentucky and New Orleans.