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Metro Hotel and Cafe

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   508 Petaluma Boulevard, South, Petaluma, CA 94952
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Ranked #1 of 7 hotels in Petaluma
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Northern California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The hotel mentions limited hours of front desk operation and that's fine because you are given a series of phone numbers to call if you have a problem or emergency, but NOBODY ANSWERS THE PHONE, so if you get locked out of your room, you have plumbing issues, or anything else you're mostly screwed. It took me at least 6... More

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Stockton, California
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Like some of the other reviewers, I don't understand the high ratings for the Metro. My group of 3 was disappointed in many respects. Pluses: Location, reasonable affordability by Petaluma standards, clean. Minuses: A bit shabby, with some maintenance issues--for example, a leaking faucet, and all but one light was out in one of our rooms. In a suite, the... More

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Novato, California
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My boyfriend and I stay here for all of our special moments. The metro's character and charm makes it a one of a kind gem. The staff is always kind and hospitable. We've stayed in each of the unique accommodations. However, I would have to say that our favorites are the upstairs double room, the cottage is lovely, and the... More

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Salem,or
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked this hotel because we saw it in Sunset magazine and loved the idea of staying in an Airstream hotel. What they never told us when we booked the trailer was that it was completely unfinished. No front window of the trailer with sheeting plastic covering and open insulation on the walls. They offered us an "upgrade" to a... More

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The Entrance, New South Wales, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for two nights in the Bambi caravan at the Metro, which was great fun! The entire hotel is quiet and very funky with antique furniture and games scattered throughout. The only hiccup we experienced was that we arrived at 11.30am to find the hotel locked and unstaffed. We weren't made aware that the office is shut between 10.30am... More

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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When you travel a lot, while you appreciate a clean chain with nothing new to expect other than a clean bed - the Hotel Metro is your salvation from the doldrums. Super clean, super comfortable. Loved the quirky furnishings! Petaluma is a great stop in and out of the Bay area, as it's a community filled with organic food and... More

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Tampa, Florida
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62 reviews 62 reviews
10 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the Metro for three nights as part of a wedding weekend in Petaluma. The hotel is totally quirky and not at all like any "mainstream" corporate hotels -- our room had a bathroom much like you'd find in an old home -- so don't expect standard comforts. But if you want a super clean, very interestingly decorated,... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for 5 nights while visiting relatives in Petaluma. We booked Anna's Nest a quirky little 2 bedroom cottage in the grounds of the hotel. The relaxed laid back feel of the hotel and staff made us feel at home, a very help yourself attitude, perfect when travelling with children. We found Anna's Nest very clean and spacious,... More

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san diego
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Yes, we would stay here again! Very clean, fun and funky, very loveable! Staff is great. Super location for visiting wineries and a beautiful drive up to Mendocino. If you have a chance do stay here..walking distance to town is a plus.

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menlopark
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

The decor at Metro Hotel makes you feel like you're in a French antique/curio shop and museum, but it's your home away from home. Your uniquely decorated room is comfortable, but be sure to also enjoy the lovely garden/grape arbor, pond and outdoor terrasse, whether to relax during the day/evening and/or while savoring Peet's coffee at breakfast. A mere 10"... More

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Address: 508 Petaluma Boulevard, South, Petaluma, CA 94952
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Location: United States > California > Sonoma County > Petaluma
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Metro Hotel and Cafe 3*
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Metro Hotel Petaluma
Metro Hotel And Cafe Petaluma, CA - Sonoma County

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French European charm, Located in Sonoma County Wine Country, Only non smoking rooms. ... more   less 
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