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Best Western Astor Metropole Hotel & Apartments
Ranked #154 of 170 Hotels in Brisbane
Reviewed 17 July 2017

We had an excellent adventure in Australia due in no small part to the help and knowledge of the staff. We had a well kept and warm hotel, it was winter in Australia, to stay in the breakfasts were nourishing, hot, and very tasty. The room was well maintained by housekeeping. This hotel is located close to public transportation making it easy to get around. Australia is a wonderful country to visit and these people made it special. Thanks again. Mike and Carol

  • Stayed: July 2017, travelled with family
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Reviewed 12 July 2017

Checked in late at night to be put into a room that wasnt cleaned. Called down to reception and they did change the room promptly.

Rooms are in need of some renovation and just general maintenance. Cracked tiles which could cut your feet etc.

Shower pressure was extremely good.

Blankets provided had stains on them and insufficient bedding was provided for my daughter even though we included her in the booking. It was lucky we always travel with a blanket for her in the car.

Parking is somewhat annoying with the stacker system. No secure gate or enclosed parking area. It is just an open carpark charged at $9 a day. Parking attendant isn't very friendly at all and acts like its inconvenience when you want your car out.

This place however was somewhat cheaper than others in the area and now I know why. I think next time I would spend the extra money. I would expect the condition with maintenance etc but cant excuse the stained blankets provided that they seem to think is ok.

Wifi is terrible but thats how the free wifi usually is at all accommodation.

  • Stayed: July 2017, travelled with family
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Reviewed 5 July 2017

We have stayed at this hotel previously and had no problems at all, but this time it was different. On arrival, the lock on the door didn't work and we had to wait for it to be fixed (needed new batteries for the swipe card). The hot water wasn't hot and we had to have lukewarm showers for four days. The television needed re-tuning and we had to wait for that to happen. The washing machines on the 3rd floor weren't working (the availability of washing machines was one of the reasons we chose this hotel) and when we mentioned this to the reception staff, we were told that we could take our washing to the nearest laundromat, a 25-minute walk away and it was then 9pm! But most of all, the room was quite cold at night. Even in Brisbane the nights can get cold and although there was a heating/airconditioning unit in the room, the heating switch had been removed from the controls. We found an extra blanket in the cupboard but it was still cold. Perhaps there is new management since our last visit?

  • Stayed: June 2017, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 26 June 2017

Stayed at Best Western Astor Metropole last Saturday night for a night in the city. Spent our wedding night here 15 years ago, it was such a beautiful hotel. Checked in an hour earlier which was nice after driving from Sunshine Coast. Noticed that the floor looked like it hadn't been vacuumed. The mat was dirty as well. The curtains were gaping and I could see that some of the tracks were broken and the sun was coming through. There were no toiletries and the toilet seat was broken. The fridge was rusted. It looked like such a dump compared to when we stayed years ago. Not a pleasant stay. The foyer etc looks lovely but the rooms badly need attention. The only good thing was free wifi.

Room Tip: We won't be back. Try a nicer hotel.
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  • Stayed: June 2017, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

The rooms in this hotel are in need of updating but they are clean, warm spacious and comfortable. Also, supplied with an excellent TV. I stayed for 5 nights and was very happy there. I had a few meals at the restaurant and thought they were nice and healthy.

Stayed: June 2017, travelled solo
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Additional Information about Best Western Astor Metropole Hotel & Apartments

Address: 193-197 Wickham Tce, Brisbane, Queensland 4000, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Brisbane Region > Brisbane
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #154 of 170 Hotels in Brisbane
Price Range: $93 - $193 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Best Western Astor Metropole Hotel & Apartments 3.5*
Number of rooms: 132
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