Est. 1974

43 Mill St. West

Elora On.  N0B 1S0


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"