The Gorge Cinema resides within the stone walls of the Historic Commercial Hotel in Elora, Ontario Canada.

"The earliest portion dates to 1848. A series of additions followed over the next two decades, until by 1870 the Commercial boasted 70 bedrooms for rent, four sample rooms for traveling salesmen, five parlours, a dining room, a banquet room and a large stable in addition to the popular barroom."  

For a 'colourful' look into the Hotels past, please read the article entitled;


by; Stephen Thorning - Elora Sentinal, 1990. Recently re-published in the Weliington Advertiser

"A sorry tale of drunkenness at the Commercial Hotel"