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The Metropole Guesthouse

3.5 of 5 Guest house   |   Cnr Gang Gang & Lurline Sts, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
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Ranked #11 of 20 Katoomba B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Newcastle, Australia
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

While I'm a self confessed thrifty traveller, I expect a standard above the average park bench when paying $209.00 a night for a room. My friend and I had paid for 2 nights accommodation in advance with a third night free however we departed after the second night on the recommendation of my Chiropractor as I had excruciating back pain... More

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metropolekatoomba, Manager at The Metropole Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Sue, Thank you for your review as all feed back is always appreciated. I'm not quite sure why you are saying you paid $209.00 per night, when in fact you were paying $69.66 per person, per night for the following package:- Our Spring midweek $209.00 per person for a two night package with the third night a bonus free... More

Canberra
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41 reviews 41 reviews
10 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is in a great location in Katoomba, only a short stroll to the main street and eateries. It looks like its been through a renovation in recent years and has that old guest house feel. Our room was clean and tidy Staff were polite and helpful. Parking is available in back, however it fills up quickly. On street... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had travelled as a family from Brisbane via Sydney for a family holiday and had a couple of days at the Metropole Guesthouse in Katoomba. The Metropole is old world and interesting a hark back to a bygone era which we loved. The room was clean and the place is well kept. Our children had fun playing table tennis... More

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Morisset, New South Wales, Australia
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went using a Sunseeker Deal not expecting the great 3 days we had. The hotel is old and dates back to days when the mountains were the place to holiday. However it has been well restored and is very clean and cosy. Another reviewer compared it to an Agatha Christie story and this does have merit in a positive... More

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Sydney, Australia
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Where to start on a review of this hotel. I guess I will start with the positives as this will definitely take the shortest time. The building although old, is quaint and fairly well kept with some original features. The floor boards creek underfoot in keeping with the age of the building. There are a number of cosy public rooms... More

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Cork, Ireland
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59 reviews 59 reviews
12 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

In Katoomba to do a little photography around the Blue Mountains ( In July ) I selected this for the location. Directly across the road from the train station! Having no idea what Christmas in July was about I was a bit confused when I saw Santa inside the doorway! Given the quirky nature of the place I assumed they... More

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sydney,Australia
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17 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Had a 3 night stay for Christmas in July. Christmas dinner was included on the first night, then breakfast and dinner the next day and breakfast only on the third day. Good value. The Christmas dinner was accompanied with a singer who sang the usual christmas carols and everyone joined in, made it a very happy night. The room was... More

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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

My friend and I stayed a couple of nights last weekend at the Metropole in Katoomba. We had a lot of walking planned for the two days and returned each night feeling happily exhausted, lovely to snuggle up by the fire on the comfy couches with a wine or two. The guesthouse has a lot of character with plenty of... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Just checked out from the motel with my family (me, my wife and my daughter) and i was conned by the lady at the front office to pay an extra $50 for my daughter for a king room that occupies 3 because i wrongly stated in my booking room. That is terrible. How can you charge extra for an extra... More

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metropolekatoomba, General Manager at The Metropole Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Mr Khoo, Thank you for your review as we do appreciate all feedback. In reference to your complaint, I do find it most interesting, that you are accusing us of charging you for an extra person. I would like to bring it to your attention that the tariff charges is for two guests per room, and there is an... More

Bondi, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

I recently purchased an Our Deal voucher for the Metropole Guesthouse in Katoomba. The voucher includes breakfast, wine and a discounted 3 course dinner . The Metropole is an interesting old place 1930s and steeped in history, there a number of sitting rooms and a games room. The dining room where we had our breakfast is lovely, the staff were... More

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metropolekatoomba, General Manager at The Metropole Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Jessica, Thank you for your review, we are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us, and all that we have to offer, hope to see you again. Regards Janet Cosgrove (manager) More

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Address: Cnr Gang Gang & Lurline Sts, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Blue Mountains > Katoomba
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Metropole Guesthouse 3.5*
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