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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I have been to Katoomba several times before by car but wanted to prove to myself that a car is not needed. The plan was to travel Sunday 18th December To Katoomba from Central by train for a 4 day/3 night trip. With the main purpose being Christmas dinner at the Hydro Majestic at Medlow Bath on Sunday the 18th....

Thank Big_Jim_61
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Staff were really helpful - i managed to twist my ankle walking and they got me a bucket full of ice water for the room. Also allowed us to leave luggage for a few hours while we were already checked out. Room was really clean and spacious and the air con worked wonders! Location is central in the town, and...

Thank James G
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's right outside the rail station, and it is near the road that leads straight down to echo point and scenic world. So it's really convenient. However, the room was too hot in the summer. It was well prepared for the cold with its electric blankets, but there were only fans to keep you cool during summer :(

Thank Roy L
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Quaint hotel. Reception staff was friendly. Room was simple and clean. Good comfy bed. Limited on site car parking which cant be pre booked. Only comment - if you a large person the bathroom may be an issue. Very small (approx 1 metre wide) bathroom with toilet.

Thank Jacquie W
Green Point
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friendly staff, comfortable, very clean room opposite the park. All meals very good but Christmas lunch was just excellent. Enjoyed the live music on Christmas day and boxing day and will certainly be back.

Thank 867judithc
South Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

I stayed here for 2 nights mid-week. Great location, right across the street from the train station and a 30 minute walk to the 3 sisters & echo point. The hotel is in a very old building, so it's a little quirky. I had a look at the shared lounges & library - they're lovely but I didn't see anyone...

Thank 29amp16
Cologne, Germany
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

The location is perfect, super close to the station and town center. It is only a 20 minute walk to the Echo Point and the Three Sisters. The reception was helpful but could be a little more friendly. Check-in is only to 6pm, after that everything is closed. Wifi password changes everyday, so you have to get it in the...

Thank Kati S
The Hague, The Netherlands
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Comfortable room and modern amenities, but what is making this guesthouse out of the ordinary are the common spaces available to all guests, kept in a pristine early 1900 setting. It gives this guesthouse a lot of character

1Thank lombarts
Dundee, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

We were lucky to have got a room at this hotel at the last minute. Wonderful room, wonderful facilities and also just across the road from the train station. The hotel is also very reasonably priced. Had a fantastic stay and would definitely visit again

1Thank Lisa L
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 22 October 2016

This hotel is full of charm and brilliantly located. We had the best time ever there,and I will definitely be going back again. Love it!!! The shops and restaurants and music venues are minutes walk away, but you also get great view and a delightful park directly opposite.

Thank clare b

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  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • 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: 11-15 Gangang Street, cnr Lurline Street, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Blue Mountains > Katoomba
Price Range: ₹ 4,862 - ₹ 8,854 (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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“Corner room is better for privacy”
 of 5 bubbles 211royl, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“rooms on the street side tend to be have more light and do not worry about the proximity to the railway - no problem”
 of 5 bubbles 867judithc, 27 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Close to station and center”
 of 5 bubbles lombarts, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Good only if you are on a budget and wanted something close by. Poor customer service from front desk.”
 of 5 bubbles ideasman88, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Guests with a walking disability would need to discuss the most accessible rooms with the front desk when booking.”
 of 5 bubbles Sally-de-Bain, 22 Jun 2016 | Read review
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