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The Metropole Hotel

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Front of property
Signature Double Room | Soundproofing, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets
Signature Double Room | Soundproofing, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets
Executive Double Room | Soundproofing, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets
Executive Double Room | Soundproofing, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, bed sheets

Overview of The Metropole Hotel

The Metropole Hotel

4.0 star property

8.8/10 Excellent

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Gym
  • Breakfast available
  • Business services
  • Parking available
Map
MacCurtain Street, Cork, Cork

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationCrawford Art Gallery6 min walk
  • Popular LocationMercy University Hospital17 min walk
  • Popular LocationSaint Fin Barre's Cathedral19 min walk
  • AirportCork (ORK)8 min drive

Room options

About this area

Cork

The Metropole Hotel is located in Victorian Quarter, a neighborhood in Cork, and is near a train station. Everyman Palace Theatre and Savoy Theatre are cultural highlights, and some of the area's landmarks include St. Patrick's Bridge and Custom House. Leisureplex and Will and Away are also worth visiting. Break out the clubs and hit the links with a golf course and golf lessons nearby, or seek out an adventure with mountain climbing and hiking/biking trails. Guests appreciate the hotel's central location.

What's nearby

  • St. Patrick's Bridge - 4 min walk
  • Crawford Art Gallery - 6 min walk
  • Cork Opera House - 7 min walk
  • Mercy University Hospital - 17 min walk
  • Saint Fin Barre's Cathedral - 19 min walk

Getting around

  • Cork Kent Station - 8 min walk
  • Cork Airport (ORK) - 8 min drive

Restaurants

  • Da Mirco osteria - 2 min walk
  • Star Anise - 2 min walk
  • Gourmet bistro - 3 min walk
  • Sin é - 3 min walk
  • Abbot’s Ale House - 4 min walk

About this property

The Metropole Hotel

4-star hotel located in Victorian Quarter
Take advantage of dry cleaning/laundry services, car rentals on site, and a bar at The Metropole Hotel. Enjoy regional cuisine and more at the two onsite restaurants. In addition to a gym and a business center, guests can connect to free in-room WiFi.
Other perks include:
  • Buffet breakfast (surcharge), self parking (surcharge), and a porter/bellhop
  • Concierge services, an elevator, and coffee/tea in the lobby
  • Wedding services, laundry services, and multilingual staff
  • Guest reviews say great things about the location
Room features
All 108 rooms feature comforts such as 24-hour room service, in addition to thoughtful touches like free WiFi and sound-insulated walls. Guest reviews speak positively of the comfortable rooms at the property.
Extra amenities include:
  • Bathrooms with free toiletries and hair dryers
  • TVs with cable channels
  • Coffee/tea makers, daily housekeeping, and phones

Languages

English

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global)

Social distancing

Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and through room service
Reservations are required for the use of certain onsite facilities
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired internet

Parking and transportation

  • Covered self parking on site (EUR 10 per night)

Food and drink

  • Daily buffet breakfast available for a fee: EUR 18 per person
  • 2 restaurants
  • A bar/lounge
  • Coffee and tea in common areas

Restaurants on site

  • Met Bar
  • Riverview Restaurant
  • The Bistro

Things to do

  • Gym

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Soundproofed rooms

Conveniences

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Safe at front desk

Guest services

  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Tour and ticket assistance
  • Wedding services

Business services

  • Business center
  • Conference center
  • Meeting rooms

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Elevator
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Banquet hall
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Bedsheets provided

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • TV with cable channels

Food and drink

  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee/tea maker

More

  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone
  • Soundproofed rooms

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 4:00 PM - anytime
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

The following facilities are closed on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday:
  • Indoor pool
  • Sauna

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Breakage deposit: EUR 50 per day

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: EUR 18 per person (approximately)
  • Covered self parking fee: EUR 10.00 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property reserves the right to pre-authorize the guest's credit card prior to arrival.
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
Children under 10 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool, health club, or fitness facility without adult supervision

National rating

Fáilte Ireland (The National Tourism Development Authority) assigns an official star rating for accommodations in Ireland. This Hotel property is rated 4 stars.

Property is also known as

Gresham Metropole
Gresham Metropole Cork
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Metropole Cork
The Metropole Hotel Cork
The Metropole Hotel Hotel
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Frequently asked questions

Is The Metropole Hotel pet-friendly?

No, only service animals are welcome at the property.

How much does it cost to stay at The Metropole Hotel?

As of Jan 29, 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at The Metropole Hotel on Feb 26, 2023 start from $139.08, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.

How much is parking at The Metropole Hotel?

Self parking is available for EUR 10.00 per night.

What time is check-in at The Metropole Hotel?

Check-in is from 4:00 PM - anytime.

What time is check-out at The Metropole Hotel?

Check-out is at 11:00 AM.

Where is The Metropole Hotel located?

Located in Victorian Quarter, this hotel is steps from Everyman Palace Theatre and Leisureplex. City Limits Comedy Club and Merchants Quay Shopping Centre are also within 5 minutes. Cork Kent Station is 8 minutes by foot.

Can I cancel my reservation for free at The Metropole Hotel and receive a full refund?

Yes, The Metropole Hotel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to The Metropole Hotel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.

Reviews

8.8

Excellent

Rating 10 - Excellent. 559 out of 1002 reviews" "
" "10 - Excellent 56%
Rating 8 - Good. 323 out of 1002 reviews" "
" "8 - Good 32%
Rating 6 - Okay. 87 out of 1002 reviews" "
" "6 - Okay 9%
Rating 4 - Poor. 20 out of 1002 reviews" "
" "4 - Poor 2%
Rating 2 - Terrible. 13 out of 1002 reviews" "
" "2 - Terrible 1%

9.0/10

Cleanliness

9.2/10

Staff & service

8.6/10

Amenities

8.6/10

Property conditions & facilities

8.6/10

Eco-friendliness

Reviews

10/10 Excellent

Lucia

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
I really enjoyed my stay in this hotel. The receptionist was very friendly. The location of the hotel was perfect for our night walks. We enjoyed our time in Cork.

10/10 Excellent

Karen

Business traveler, Traveled with partner, Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
I will return!

8/10 Good

Dwayne

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Location was good. Our room faced the street side and was very noisy starting very early 5am) in the morning with trucks loading/unloading directly below our window fir a couple of hours daily
Stayed 3 nights in Oct 2022

10/10 Excellent

Annabella

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Wonderful place to stay and enjoy Cork.
Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2022

6/10 Okay

Ieuan

Stayed 3 nights in Oct 2022

6/10 Okay

Fiona

Business traveler
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Good hotel but tiny room.
Hotel was of a good standard but the room was tiny. Bed was pushed into a corner, with very little space around it. Overpriced for a room of that size. They called it a 'cosy' room!
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2022

10/10 Excellent

Blaine

Stayed 1 night in Sep 2022

10/10 Excellent

AYMARA

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Nice Hotel, perfect location
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2022

10/10 Excellent

Gary

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Excellent place to stay close to lots of places to eat. Walking distance to downtown area for more dining options and good shopping. Staff very helpful & friendly particularly at check in. Concierge very helpful and gave us some good recommendations of what to do on our day trip to the Kinsale area. In warm weather make sure to ask for fan as rooms get stuffy. Beds our comfy and quiet. Would stay here again if in Cork
Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2022

10/10 Excellent

Rachel

Stayed 1 night in Aug 2022