Toronto Maniacs: Can you help out?

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Toronto Maniacs: Can you help out?

Postby carm » Mon Jun 02, 2014 11:39 am

Ok Toronto friends, I need your help/advice. A friend of mine has two dear inspirational friends visiting your city from Australia from June 4-16 who need some help with hosting OR safe/affordable hostel recommendations. If you can help them out, please PM me and I will pass your info along.

http://www.smh.com.au/national/couple-r ... 302sf.html
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Postby ultraslacker » Mon Jun 02, 2014 3:04 pm

have they tried https://www.airbnb.ca/ ? prices tend to be good and they get to meet locals. :)
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Re: Toronto Maniacs: Can you help out?

Postby carm » Mon Jun 02, 2014 8:12 pm

ultraslacker wrote:have they tried https://www.airbnb.ca/ ? prices tend to be good and they get to meet locals. :)


Not sure, H. I've used that site a couple of times and haven't ever been disappointed.
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Postby BJH » Tue Jun 03, 2014 7:54 am

Have they searched the usual things like YHA and Backpackers?

Ryerson
http://www.ryerson.ca/conference/accommodations/
Neil Wick Co-op Residence near Ryerson

University of Toronto
http://www.ncsummer.utoronto.ca/rates/
http://www.chestnut.utoronto.ca/Summer_ ... ations.htm
http://www.masseycollege.ca/facilities/summer-rentals/

There aren't unsafe areas in Toronto. If they are unfamiliar with the diversity of large cities, U of T might be slightly more comfortable.
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Re: Toronto Maniacs: Can you help out?

Postby La » Tue Jun 03, 2014 9:05 am

BJH wrote:There aren't unsafe areas in Toronto.

Well, I don't know that I'd say that. I wouldn't suggest they stay at rooming houses in the downtown core like on Jarvis or Sherbourne. ;)
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Postby carm » Wed Jun 04, 2014 12:52 pm

Thanks guys. I'll pass the info along.
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Re: Toronto Maniacs: Can you help out?

Postby carm » Wed Jun 04, 2014 12:59 pm

Do you guys have any leads on running groups or small free venues where the couple might do a talk for fellow runners? They said that they would be interested in something like that. I suggested the closest Running Room as a start.
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Postby HCcD » Wed Jun 04, 2014 1:05 pm

carm wrote:Do you guys have any leads on running groups or small free venues where the couple might do a talk for fellow runners? They said that they would be interested in something like that. I suggested the closest Running Room as a start.


Will they be heading to Hamilton?
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Re: Toronto Maniacs: Can you help out?

Postby BJH » Thu Jun 05, 2014 10:54 am

La wrote:
BJH wrote:There aren't unsafe areas in Toronto.

Well, I don't know that I'd say that. I wouldn't suggest they stay at rooming houses in the downtown core like on Jarvis or Sherbourne. ;)

Areas in general. ;)

Yeah, there are rooming houses that we weren't allowed to go into when I was a meals on wheels volunteer in that area. The male driver did those deliveries. But those are specific locations, not general areas. :)

Carm, maybe try Longboat Road Runners or Running Free for talks?
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