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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great wooden mountain style place! We had a "set menu" dinner with great Australian white wine. The fish was tasty and the piano music fit the atmosphere! The bar is rich with a lot of drinks. The service was great with warm and family-like atmosphere. Enjoy!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The rooms were clean and cozy.. beds were made without having to ask for. Staff was warm, friendly and well informed about surrounding area to provide guidance and suggestions restaurants, places to visit and how to get there.

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Cork, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was going to book this guesthouse however after exchanging a few emails with the receptionist, regarding the prices on third party websites being cheaper than booking direct, they point blank refused to even match the price of third party booking sites for the exact same room! Crazy, considering these third party sites also get 15%+ commission on these bookings! Never... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're looking for a long sleep in then this isn't the place for you. This guest house is very old and the noise carries, but like most travellers you're up early to make the most of your days. The Metropole is no 5 star hotel but if you are looking for a comfortable bed, clean linen, a nice hot... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016

It is an old hotel, very close to train station. The stairs to the front door is kinda narrow, so be careful. Once inside, it is charming and the staff is good. The receptionist let me checked into the room earlier than the stated check in time. The single room was already cleaned up and quite spacious. It has a... More 

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

Thanks very much for your review, we are happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. More 

Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

Our exercise group has just enjoyed a night at the Metropole including a 'Christmas in August' dinner. It was a repeat event from last year which is a good sign! The location was ideal because we did bushwalking during the day and was in an easy walk of several pubs after dinner. This is not a modern, clinical or fancy... More 

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

Thanks for your feedback, you all seemed to be having a great time at the Yulefest dinner. Some of our rooms are small but we always encourage our guests to make themselves at home in our various sitting rooms. We hope you visit us again. More 

Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016

We stayed for two nights at the Metropole. We travelled to Katoomba by train - the Metropole is directly across the road from the station. We visited in winter and the weather was very cold, however we found this place to be very cozy and warm. Another bonus was that the Metropole is right in the town centre, and just... More 

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

Thanks so much for your feedback, you are right The Metropole is not five star, but is full of character, our aim is to offer a friendly atmosphere with great service at a reasonable price. Thank you for the suggestions, and we hope you visit us again. More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

A quaint old fashioned hotel but you can hear everything - if you like sleeping in then this is not for you. Parking is difficult and amenities are basic. Everything was clean and staff friendly. The fridge had to be turned off to eliminate the humming noise. On a positive close to some good eateries at the top end of... More 

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Katie D, Public Relations Manager at The Metropole Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hi Chris .. Thanks Kindly for taking time out to send us a review on your time with us . Parking can be a little difficult at times, This being due mainly to the ideal positioning of the motel and its charter filled history. The team members thank you for your kind words in respect to their service and friendliness... More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

Spent a few days at the Metropolitan. The accommodation was basic but could have been a bit cleaner. I found a dead wood lice among my towels which didn't give me a good first impression of the room. The WiFi was very slow. The amenities and ambience of the building was pleasant and satisfactory though. The staff were pleasant and... More 

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Thank Graham S
Katie D, Public Relations Manager at The Metropole Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hello Graham S We would like to kindly once again apologize about your towels . All our linen and towels a supplied to us from a professional laundry service and delivered daily . Rest assured we have raise this issue with them . The team are pleased to see you appreciate their efforts and enjoyed the nice Hot buffet breakfast... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

The Metropole is a charming guest house built and maintained in the style of the 1930s when it was built. The rooms are warm, and the beds comfortable. The room I stayed in had an en-suite bathroom, which I think all the rooms have. On each floor are lounges where you can meet other guests if you want to. There... More 

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Katie D, Public Relations Manager at The Metropole Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thanks Sally-de-Bain The Metropole is part of the Equeva group of Motels in the Blue Mountains , and as such the team work at at trying to ensure that our guests experience with us and in the Blue Mountains is enjoyable. The charm , character and feeling of yesteryear is maintained for our guest to enjoy , Our library is... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Established during the early part of the 1930s in the heart of the beautiful township of Katoomba; the Metropole Guesthouse offers a uniquely historic Blue Mountains accommodation experience, retaining its period character with fine wood panelling and leadlight windows, some overlooking the lovely Kingsford Smith Memorial Park. The hotel is within comfortable walking distance to several key local attractions, specialty stores, dining options, buses and trains. Whether you're escaping for relaxation, adventure or just a bit of culture - The Metropole Guesthouse is the ideal mountain getaway. It's easy to immerse yourself in the senses and flavours of a bygone era; indulge your appetites in our 65 seat, licensed and atmospheric 1930's dining room; relax with a book in our guest library, use our free Wi-Fi 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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Metropole Guesthouse

Address: Cnr Gang Gang & Lurline Streets, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Blue Mountains > Katoomba
Price Range: $62 - $266 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Metropole Guesthouse 3.5*
Number of rooms: 24
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The Metropole Guesthouse Hotel Katoomba
The Metropole Guesthouse Katoomba, Blue Mountains
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