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The Metropole Guesthouse

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Cnr Gang Gang & Lurline Sts, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
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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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Manly, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stay at the Metropole every year and have been going now for three years. We love the location, right on Katoomba Street and central to everything. You can just walk to many restaurants for dinner and it's only a 10 minute drive to Leura. The accommodation is simple and dated but we love the old guesthouse feel. The games... More 

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

Thank you Alex for your great feedback. We love the fact that we have so many great guests who keep coming back to the Metropole every year. Its always wonderful to catch up with people and is like reacquainting with an old friend. You will be pleased to know that we have made some great changes since your last trip... More 

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29 reviews 29 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location couldn't have been better, I drove to Katoomba but left the car in the Metropole carpark the whole trip because we were so close to everything we needed, like restaurants, supermarkets and shopping. The reception staff were lovely and fine with us checking in late, and just left our key at the back door which was convenient. The... More 

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

Thanks very much for your lovely feedback Jade-Alise! It was a pleasure having you both here and I'm very glad to hear that you enjoyed your trip to the mountains and did some good exploring from our central location :) We look forward to having you back to visit again soon. Regards, Shelley More 

Sydney, Australia
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96 reviews 96 reviews
11 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is in a great spot - nice and close to everything in town. Room was very clean, and we had a nice view towards the valley. Heard the odd train but wasn't intrusive. Breakfast was good. Enjoyed having the pool table and tennis table there. Staff were lovely.

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

Thanks for your review gaylegreg! Im very glad that you enjoyed your stay with us, and also very happy to hear you enjoyed the breakfast! We recently changed to a full buffet breakfast and everyone seems to be enjoying it. So its great to get this feedback directly. We look forward to seeing you both again on your next trip... More 

Sydney, Australia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

We can't get enough of the Metropole. Have stayed 3 times, and each time its the same. Clean, comfortable and friendly. Its not a high end hotel, its somewhere to relax aftet a day in the mountains in a comfortable homely atmosphere.

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

Thanks for your review Blake! I'm very glad that you enjoyed your stay with us, its been our pleasure having you stay with us these last few times. Hopefully the weather was a little warmer for you this time than it was last May. We look forward to seeing you again on your next trip to the mountains! Regards, Shelley More 

Brisbane, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Stayed overnight. Central location. Good rooms. Warm heating. Walking distance to all of Katoomba town. Close to local sites like Three Sisters. Reasonably priced. Close to good restaurants and bars. We would stay there again and happy to recommend.

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

Thanks for the great review and recommendation PhysioAus! We look forward to welcoming you back the next time you visit the beautiful Blue Mountains. Regards, Shelley More 

Perth,Western Australia
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42 reviews 42 reviews
20 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

I was quite surprised that the combined information from the reviews did not match the experience. I usually find that I get a pretty accurate gauge from reading about the best and worst aspects of a place. I agree that this place does have "olde world charm" but I don't think that this is enough to redeem it. The location... More 

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

Thank you for your feedback Goannago, we take all feedback on board and are actively committed to ensuring all of our guests have the best possible time while staying with us. I am pleased to advise that we are currently in the process of replacing the carpet and at the same time installing the best quality sound insulation and re-seating... More 

Galle, Sri Lanka
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Stayed here for one night with my girlfriend when visiting the Blue Mountains during Autumn in the King Spa Suite which is quite good I must say. The staff was great and friendly, both the reception and the breakfast staff. They are good in team work and food was awesome. They even pointed out I should park closer to the... More 

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Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

This place deserves 50 stars, not 5. The two young servers, a girl with purple hair and a dude with long brown hair in a ponytail and one of those bar ear piercings things, were friendly and polite and informative to a fault. Food was awesome and delicious. They did a great job in serving. Never waited us for too... More 

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Sydney
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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

My wife and I spent 3 nights in the Metropole Guesthouse in January 2015. The building has been there as a guest house since the early 1930s, so don't expect it to be overflowing with all the mod cons. It is a typical guesthouse from the last century; the rooms are small, though the bathroom in our room was quite... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

We stayed for one night over the weekend however did not have any meals at the Metropole. Walking through the front door is like stepping back into yesteryear. The decor is obviously 1930's and appears to be well maintained. The rooms were clean, comfortable & quiet (we were positioned at the side of the building) and we had no trouble... More 

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