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Galway, Ireland
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Metropole's location made this hotel a perfect choice for my trip. The rooms were clean and comfortable and the lobby is lovely. I took advantage of the breakfast each morning and enjoyed the view of the river and the city each morning along with enjoying a very good breakfast.

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Lovely old style Hotel, great location, excellent Pool and good Gym. our only minor grips, took a long time for hot water to pour from 4th floor room and toaster in Restaurant is too far from the tables.

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County Kildare, Ireland
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

great location, lovely helpful staff, good food,nice clean old world hotel, what more would you want ? went for a short three day 3 BB + 3 dinners over 55 stay. The hotel is only five minutes away from all the hustle and bustle of cork city. Plenty of great music bars and good eateries on your doorstep, all local...

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Roger R, General Manager at The Metropole Hotel, responded to this review

Dear X375HXkevinm, Thank you for your review of our hotel. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and you were able to take advantage of our fantastic location. MacCurtain street is becoming a destination street with a great selection of restaurants and bars closeby. I do hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back again soon....

Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great central Cork location. When you walk in the door, it's obvious that the old beauty has been around a while. The plaque outside the door says it been around since 1897. Our first room (432) was smaller than I expected, but nice, and I was perfectly prepared to be happy with it, except for one thing...... we could NOT...

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Roger R, General Manager at The Metropole Hotel, responded to this review

Dear sweet_insurgent, Thanks you for taking time out to write this review. While I am disappointed that your first experience with your room wasn’t up to our standard, I am happy to hear that the situation was rectified and that your upgrade was to your satisfaction & that you enjoyed our home baked muffins.. I would also like to thank...

Scotland
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were a very late check-in on the Friday night and there was a bit of a mix up about payments etc. Spoke to the Manager (Marie (I think)) on Saturday morning and it was all sorted very quickly. Great service. All in all a decent hotel for being an old “noisy” building. Woke up during the night on each...

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Roger R, General Manager at The Metropole Hotel, responded to this review

Dear AngeSep, Many thanks for your review. I was thrilled to hear you enjoyed your room and all amenities with it, and I will be passing along you kind words of Marie, our Front Office Manager, she is a great asset to the Met so no doubt she will be over the moon to hear of your review. We all...

Nova
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Who takes his wife on holiday to Ireland in February? This guy! Walked in without a reservation - the super helpful front desk clerk provided a great rate for a two-nite mid-week stay including full breakfast. The room was the basics - and small - but very clean and quiet and a good strong shower. This is an older property,...

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Roger R, General Manager at The Metropole Hotel, responded to this review

Dear J H, Who doesn’t love a spontaneous trip away in February? I’m glad you hear you enjoyed your time with us, and I truly appreciate you taking the time out of your day to leave such a charming review. I’m delighted to hear you spared some time to go out & about in our lovely Cork to see what...

Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

we ha been staying in Dublin for a few days and this was our last stop the hotel was lovely and we wished we had an extra night there as we didn't have chance to check out the pool! the staff we're welcoming and polite, definitely recommend

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Roger R, General Manager at The Metropole Hotel, responded to this review

Dear kp2309, Thanks for your lovely review. There are few things that make me happier than hearing our guests tell us they wanted to stay with us longer, because it is exactly that level of customer care we strive to achieve here every day. I am really looking forward to sharing your review with the team members here, I have...

Kilkenny, Ireland
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed at this hotel recently and despite some problems in our room I must say the night manager Joe did an exceptional job looking after us! He is a credit to this hotel and went above and beyond to accommodate us!

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Roger R, General Manager at The Metropole Hotel, responded to this review

Dear lahern, Many thanks for your review! I will be sure to pass along such lovely words of recommendation to Joe, no doubt he will be over the moon to hear his hard work hasn’t went unnoticed. I am sorry however to hear you experienced some issues with your room, in order to rectify these issues I would be most...

Bridgend, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The bedroom was nice but the view is poor, but in general I'd stay here again.Its s perfect location and the staff are very pleaasent.I'm from Cork originally but live in Wales now but I'm very familiar with this hotel haven't lived in Cork for over 20 years.

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Cavan, Ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Lovely hotel very nice and friendly staff. Excellent location. Great breakfast and the fact that it was available until 12 was brilliant. Used pool which was very nice a bit cool but staff had informed me that there was a problem with pool heating.

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Roger R, General Manager at The Metropole Hotel, responded to this review

Dea H2362Q Many thanks for your review. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. The fact that we serve breakfast until 12 noon at the weekend is very popular with all our guests and I'm glad you were able to take advantage of it too. Our central located on MacCurtain street is ideal to explore what is...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
One of the finest of Cork City Centre Hotels, The Metropole Hotel in Cork is just a short stroll from the many excellent shops, boutiques, theatres, galleries and of course the business district of Cork, making it an ideal location for Cork City Hotel breaks and business travellers alike. During your stay in this superb Cork city hotel, you will be accommodated in one of 112 tastefully decorated bedrooms, equipped with all necessities to ensure a comfortable and relaxing stay.Part of Tifco Hotel Group, The Metropole Hotel is a 3 star Cork City Centre Hotel designed to cater for the every need of the business professional requiring a hotel in Cork City, from our business rooms, event facilites and suite of twelve conference rooms through to the complimentary Wi-Fi internet access offered throughout the hotel, you will find plenty to make your stay as thought provoking as you would like. All guests staying at The Metropole Hotel, can also enjoy complimentary access to the Leisure Centre. Leeside Leisure is a White Flag Awarded Leisure Centre with superb facilities, which include a 20m Swimming Pool, with three pool areas, Jacuzzi, Sauna, Steam Room and a fully equiped gym with cardiovascular and weights area. External memberships are also available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Metropole Hotel

Address: MacCurtain Street, Cork, Ireland (Formerly The Gresham Metropole Cork)
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Cork > Cork > Montenotte
Price Range: £66 - £120 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Metropole Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 112
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Also Known As:
The Gresham Metropole Cork Hotel Cork
Gresham Metropole Hotel Cork
Gresham Metropole Cork
Metropole Hotel Cork
Hotel Style:
#16 Business Hotel in Cork
#17 Family Hotel in Cork
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“219 is HUGE, but no view. 432 is small, but decent view of river.”
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 of 5 bubbles sweet_insurgent, 24 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Some rooms have a view of the river and town.”
 of 5 bubbles PointBreezeJim, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Don't choose the Metropole”
 of 5 bubbles alworkhannon, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms in the back are a little quieter”
 of 5 bubbles joemeelick, 11 Feb 2017 | Read review
“There are rooms with a view of the River & Merchants Quay Shopping Centre.”
 of 5 bubbles ClemC_13, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
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