We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 20 Katoomba B&Bs / inns

The Metropole Guesthouse

3.5 of 5 Guest house   |   Cnr Gang Gang & Lurline Sts, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
Hotel amenities
Save Saved
You added The Metropole Guesthouse to your Saves list
The Metropole Guesthouse
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In mm/dd/yyyy Check Out mm/dd/yyyy
Show Prices
65%
Ranked #9 of 20 Katoomba B&B and Inns
A recent review
4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Wal15130 Sydney, Australia
Write a Review

101 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
    36
    28
    24
    7
    6
See reviews for
9
49
6
5
Rating summary
  • 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
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (29)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
Sydney, Australia
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent 3 nights at The Metropole Guesthouse and reviewers need to remember that it is a guesthouse! It is conveniently located near Katoomba Station with a short walk to the main street and the wonderful Cultural Centre. The room (# 4) was large, clean and the bed was comfortable. The ensuite was modern and there was no problem with... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Campinas, SP
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the best accommodation I've had in Australia so far. Close to restaurants and cafes, friendly staff, clean room with more space than we needed, mini bar and some snacks. The building itself carry a lot of history, amazing place! Worths to pay the extra for the breakfast, specially if you are planning to do some hiking in the... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Sydney, Australia
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Bought a Scoopon for my date and I. Two nights and had to pay nearly 75% to upgrade to bed that would fit us both, less then impressed. Hot breakfast was standard plate for everyone but good portions. Bed, room, and bathroom were as expected. Nothing great but clean and tidy. Hot water took forever to come on but thats... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Brisbane, Australia
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

Pretty decent hotel to stay. I found the location of the hotel very convenient as one could reach the railway station easily. Rooms are comfortable and pleasant. The front desk service is good and the management is very receptive to the special requests. Nice hotel to spend 2-3 nights at a reasonable price.

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

I booked one night at Metropole Guest House through booking.com, paid AUD60 for a single room with ensuite bathroom. My booking doesn’t come with breakfast if I would like to, I’ll need to pay AUD15 for set breakfast. Wifi is AUD5 per stay but you need go to the cozy/reading area for wifi connection. The guest house is very near... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
Tamworth, Australia
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

Really enjoyed our stay at this hotel for three days recently,3-6th February the accommodation was excellent for four friends staying together. The room was well serviced each day. The staff were very friendly and helpful, the breakfast and dinner thoroughly enjoyable, with excellent table service. The location second to none for people arriving by train. The station is very close,... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Manly, Australia
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

I asked for a quiet room, so I coudl really relax and that's what I got! Room nr 3 is in a seperate isle with 2 other rooms and most of my stay (of 6 days) there was no one in the same isle. The few days that there was someone I did here them every now and then but... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Sydney, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

Decent hotel for one night transit stay if you are traveling else where in New South Whales. Hotel offers great food, clean rooms, friendly staff and a small but decent library. ..overall a good hotel.. no complains!!

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
sydney
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

What a charming vintage style hotel. Feels like you stepped back in time. Friendly staff and quiet guests. Only real problem is its right next to the train station and the trains were still going till 12am and then again at 4am. They were quite loud so might be a problem for light sleepers. Games room had pool and table... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Adelaide, Australia
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

The hotel was in a great location with excellent access to the train station and walks around Katoomba. Staff were nice and polite, the place was neat and mostly clean - it was a bit dated but had a library and reading rooms with LOTS of character. However, the sheets and curtains had some odd (grease?) stains on them and... More

Was this review helpful? Yes

Been to The Metropole Guesthouse? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about The Metropole Guesthouse

Also Known As:
The Metropole Guesthouse Hotel Katoomba
The Metropole Guesthouse Hotel
The Metropole Guesthouse Katoomba, Blue Mountains
Address: Cnr Gang Gang & Lurline Sts, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Blue Mountains > Katoomba
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #9 of 20 B&Bs / Inns in Katoomba
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Metropole Guesthouse 3.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Soak up the old world charm and historyIn the heart of beautiful Katoomba, the historic Metropole Guesthouse offers unique Blue Mountains accommodation. Directly across from Kingsford Smith Park and within walking distance of the main tourist attractions, shops, cafes and the train station, this hotel is ideal for your Blue Mountains getaway. An iconic Blue Mountains Hotel established in 1933, The Metropole Guesthouse allows you to step back in time with old-fashioned service in the licensed dining room, relax with a book in the library and unwind by a gas log fire in one of the many antique, character-filled lounges.Filled with old world charm, the Metropole Guesthouse was built in 1933 by Mrs Godsell, replacing a mountain home built on the site in 1880 by Rev. Barber. Now refurbished to offer cosy Katoomba accommodation, the Metropole Katoomba Guesthouse retains period character with fine wood panelling and leadlight windows crafted for Mrs Godsell.Centrally located Katoomba accommodation, The Metropole Guesthouse is right where you need to beA stones throw from Katoomba shops and restaurantsOpposite the train station and park90 minutes from downtown SydneyEasily accessible by road, rail or coachLimited parking is available at the rear of the property ... more   less 
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Agoda, Orbitz, Booking.com, Travelocity and Priceline so you can book your The Metropole Guesthouse reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage The Metropole Guesthouse, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.