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Hotel Metropol

Bahnhofplatz 3, St. Gallen 9001, Switzerland
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Ranked #13 of 16 Hotels in St. Gallen
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bern, Switzerland
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111 hotel reviews
236 helpful votes 236 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014 via mobile

The hotel is a small, family run 3 star property. The rooms are small, but well furnished and decorated with care. The hotel combines traditional with novel elements. There is a continental berakfast served in the first floor. While the hotel offers basic toiletries, you might want to take ear plugs with you, for its location is a loud neighborhood.

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Trondheim, Norway
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

The hotel is located just across the street from the train station in St. Gallen. I arrived late at night, and had to go to an early meeting in the morning, so I was happy that I didn't have to spend a lot of time locating the hotel. The room was surprisingly large, and had a proper desk where I... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 via mobile

This hotel is situated next to the bus station in a square which means that if you are a bad sleeper you will be constantly disturbed by the loud throbbing of the diesel buses constantly pulling up directly outside your window. This noise stops at about 12.45 am (this was on a Sunday night). Despite requesting a quiet room, as... More 

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Achterveld, The Netherlands
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119 reviews 119 reviews
85 hotel reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

Although atmosphere and staff were very friendly and helpful, the hotel itself was a big disappointment. Tiny tiny room, very noisy (on a square with bus station in the middle of town), no extras (no gym, Wifi at a cost, no eggs at breakfast) and overpriced. Convenient location opposite railway station.

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Lugano, Switzerland
15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

Very nice service and good food at the restaurant O' Premier. I recently stayed at the Metropol during a conference at St. Gallen Business School. I choose Metropole because it was conveniently located and not expensive. Rooms are vert small but well equipped. The staff is very kind and tend to overserve you. You get more than you expected. The... More 

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London, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
10 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

My partner and I chose the Metropol for its location next to the train station in St Gallen. The location didn't disappoint, with heavy double glazing blocking out much of the sound from what is almost always a busy station outside. The room was clean and spacious and offered great people watching! Two free drinks vouchers were presented to us... More 

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110 hotel reviews
164 helpful votes 164 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

I stayed here in business for 4 nights to attend a conference. It has a great location centrally and easy to get to the convention centre on the tram here. All staff are very friendly on reception and in the restaurant and will do their best to make your stay a pleasant one. As we stayed for so long we... More 

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Basel, Switzerland
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42 reviews 42 reviews
12 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

We visited St. Gallen over Easter 2013. The hotel is opposite the train and bus station so the room was very noisy if the window was open. There is no air conditioning so this could be a problem in hot weather. The hotel and room were spotless and comfortable. The restaurant was closed due to Easter and we hadn't been... More 

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Houston, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013

Metropol hotel is just across from the train station, therefore, it is excellent considering the location. However, the hotel is very expensive, comparing to the Best Western which is just a few steps away. Due to various reasons, I and two kids (12 and 13) stayed in Best Western for one night and five nights at Metropol. I compared the... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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92 reviews 92 reviews
35 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2013

There is nothing fancy here but all the basics are taken care of very well. The front door is just across the street from the train station. The rooms are small but comfortable. The staff are very helpful and will cheerfully solve any problem. The restaurant offers a nice buffet breakfast and also has specials at dinner for hotel guests.

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