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The Metropole Guesthouse

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The Metropole Guesthouse is a proud member of the Equeva Group, established with a view to provide the Complete Accommodation Experience for every type of traveller; from individuals to extended families. Located in Katoomba, in the scenic upper Blue Mountains. Established during the early part of the 1930s in the heart of the beautiful township of Katoomba; The Metropole offers a uniquely historic atmosphere. We are within comfortable walking distance to several key local attractions, specialty stores, dining options, buses and trains. It's easy to immerse yourself in the senses and flavours of a bygone era; indulge your appetites in our licenced 1930's dining room, relax with a book in our guest library, use our free Wifi or simply sit back and watch the world pass by on one of our many antique lounges. The Metropole Guesthouse can also provide function areas for meetings, conferences, weddings and birthdays.
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Free Parking
Public Wifi
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Breakfast Available
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a 3 night stay here. Rooms are quaint, small but very clean & tidy. Heater great! We had the full breakfast each morning for $12... nice start to the day! Sharon obviously loves her job & I’m sure her cheerful positive vibes lifted...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Debcox66
Response from MetropoleKatoomba, Manager at The Metropole GuesthouseResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for taking the time to leave us you thoughts Deb, its very much appreciated. We are very happy to hear you enjoyed your stay, I did promise a mist free day.. We look forward to seeing you again on your return to the mountains....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stay for 3 nights and had a great time. The place has a certain old world charm. The staff were very friendly upon arrival and throughout our stay. The train can be a little noisy if you are at the front of the building....More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Response from MetropoleKatoomba, Manager at The Metropole GuesthouseResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for staying with us & leaving us your thoughts. She is a charming old girl the Metropole, 1 small set back may be the trains, but it is only 2 mins across the road. Upside, good for heavy bags. Thanks again & we do...More

Reviewed October 26, 2018

Genuine features including wood panelling and leadlighting in the windows and front doors. Staff are all friendly and helpful. Hotel is literally 20mins from the Main Street of Katoomba. Parking is easy and convenient. Elevator for those that require assistance with stairs. Laundry facilities 4...More

Date of stay: October 2018
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Response from MetropoleKatoomba, Public Relations Manager at The Metropole GuesthouseResponded October 26, 2018

Thanks Peta Yes the Metropole is a beautiful old building built in 1933 with loads of original features, we are probably 2 mins from the main street rather that 20. We are happy that our staff made you feel welcome, and that you had a...More

Reviewed October 8, 2018

Stayed for a night on while touring NSW. This property is not your modern chrome/glass, pillow-menu hotel, but a quaint, old fashioned time-worn guest-house offering basic accommodation at a budget price. Having said that, it's pretty comfortable, with warm rooms and beds, and the en-suite...More

Date of stay: July 2018
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Response from MetropoleKatoomba, Public Relations Manager at The Metropole GuesthouseResponded October 26, 2018

Thanks Phillip The Metropole was built in 1933 and is largely quite original except we now offer ensuites rather than a bathroom down the hall, so yes it is quaint, but comfortable and well located, lots of cafes, restaurants and bars nearby. The rooms vary...More

Reviewed October 7, 2018

I went here over the October long weekend with a film group. The place had been booked months if not a year before. The food the first night was shocking, barely enough and vegetarians were served dreadful options. The tables were set with the cutlery...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Zietschy64
Response from MetropoleKatoomba, Guest Relations Manager at The Metropole GuesthouseResponded October 26, 2018

Thanks Zietschy64 for your review All reviews are appreciated., As you can see from our previous reviews we rank extremely highly in our feedback , So It is extremely disappointing to us that on this occasion we did not meet your expectations. Culinary tastes are...More

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Response from MetropoleKatoomba | Property representative |
Unfortunately we do not have baths in the rooms, only in the 4 bedroom unit. As for the nightlife we do have a pub with pokies and a several bars nearby, and a nighclub that is open on the weekend.
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"Make sure lift working if you need it. Don't choose room with water pipes if you are a light sleeper."
Sep 24, 2018
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"For sunlight Room 9, only if a sound sleeper. Rear or internal rooms less sunlight but quieter. Lift access..."
Aug 15, 2018
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"The driveway to the hotel carpark is a little steep and narrow, Ferraris might not get on too well with it!"
Aug 10, 2018
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"You might get stuck for parking, because while the building is large, the parking area is not."
Jul 12, 2018
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$62 - $183 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
the metropole guesthouse hotel katoomba
AustraliaNew South WalesBlue MountainsKatoomba
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