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A March 2005 trip to Toronto by backstage_diva

Quote: This is Toronto as seen from the eyes of a theatre student spending spring break at a theatre conference and the bars that go with it.

Canadian Guest House and

Hotel | "The Canadiana Backpacker Hostel"

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I have been in better hostels - and worse. The beds are varied. One night I was on a paper-thin one until a roommate moved out, then I had a real live double-size bed. The room temperature varied from hot to cold every night. There were not enough bathrooms, but there was a great staff at the front desk. Its location is easy to find. There are activities and movies every night.

Member Rating 2 out of 5 on April 2, 2005

Canadian Guest House and
42 Widmer Street
Toronto, Ontario
(416) 598-9090

Lord Argyles

Restaurant

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I've lived in London for a time, and this atmosphere is very close to a real pub. The food is great! I enjoyed the deep-fried pepperoni and the chicken pot pie. Excellent. I went there a few times. Others loved the place as well. The atmosphere is darker, and it has a separate bar and dining area.

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on April 2, 2005

Lord Argyles
Younge and Wellington
Toronto, Ontario

Niagara Falls

Attraction

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This was not what I expected. The water was hypnotic to watch. The town itself is very cheesy, much like Branson. They have all the penny arcades, souvenir stores, Ripleys, Planet Hollywood, wax museums, torture museums, etc. I went in winter, which I have never seen in photos. The ice and snow added to the beauty. The Maid of the Mist was not operating, but I went up the tower that is within walking distance. A nice gift area next to the falls has some places to eat, and of course, shop. It's a good place to spend an hour. I took a guided tour with JoJo Tours, which added to my enjoyment. JoJo was very nice and helpful, and they offered a good price. Half the fun for me was eating lunch with so...Read More

Member Rating 3 out of 5 on April 2, 2005

Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls, Ontario

Loose Moose

Attraction

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You walk in and see bras hanging from pipes. While talking to a waitress, I found out that to make the fresh orange juice for some drinks, customers were given the oranges to throw across the bar into the squeezer. This explains the atmosphere of the bar to a T. On the weekends there is a DJ. They have many tables but few booth type sitting areas. The women’s bathroom is funny! When you walk in, there is a urinal with a male statue 'using' it. They have good food, especially the sliders! Things range from salads to burgers to wings to cheesy fries. Prices are average for the city. There is a good mixed-drink selection, and the food is pretty good. They have some fun drink names. One person in our grou...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on April 2, 2005

Loose Moose
Front St., across from the Convention Centre
Toronto, Ontario