4.4 out of 5

"The best location, delicious food, reasonable good room. But used dental kit!!!! " More

By a verified traveller on Fri 03 Aug 2018

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Hotel Description

Our customers tell us that they enjoy the sightseeing around The Metropole Hotel. During your stay, you're just a quick walk from Cork City Hall. Enjoy features like free WiFi in public areas, plus 2 restaurants and an indoor pool. Built in 1897, this 4-star hotel has 98 rooms over 5 floors. Each room includes amenities such as free WiFi and cable TV channels.

  • All rooms offer 24-hour room service, cable TV and coffee/tea makers
  • Free WiFi
  • Drinking and dining options include 2 restaurants, a coffee shop and a bar/lounge
  • Buffet breakfast served daily for a fee
  • Self-parking available for a fee
  • Take a swim in the indoor pool
  • Services include dry cleaning/laundry, a porter and luggage storage
  • On-site recreation includes a health club, a steam room and a sauna
  • Guests speak favourably about the restaurant and the WiFi
  • Within a 10-minute walk of Cork City Hall and Bells of Shandon

Budget Double Room

Bed Count 1 Double Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
£97* Per night/room 23 Sep - 24 Sep

Signature Double Room

Bed Count 1 Double Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Executive Double Room

Bed Count 1 Double Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Signature Twin Room

Bed Count 1 Double Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

The Metropole Hotel ratings based on 14 verified reviews

Review Summary
4.4 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for The Metropole Hotel

Everyone (9) Couples (2) Business (1) Family (1) Other (1)
5 out of 5
Excellent location, very friendly staff. Would prefer if bar was busier.

Posted by on 7 Jul 2019

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4 out of 5
Good location nice staff room small staff helpful very clean

Posted by on 28 May 2019

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5 out of 5
The beds were devine. Had a wonderful sleep. Wonderful view of the river lee.

Posted by on 27 Apr 2019

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4 out of 5
Great location. Super comfy room carpet. Nice pool but you need a pool hat for some bizarre reason. Room good with comfy beds.

Posted by on 17 Apr 2019

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5 out of 5

Posted by on 24 Feb 2019

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4 out of 5
Central location and cosy atmosphere. Staff very friendly and relaxed. I would return again.

Posted by on 4 Feb 2019

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5 out of 5
Loved the room we got. Staff were very helpful and cleaners did a great job. I would definitely recommend this hotel. Hope to be back next year.

Posted by on 17 Dec 2018

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5 out of 5
Good facilities,centrally located,very clean,and friendly staff.

Posted by , from Liverpool on 25 Sep 2018

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4 out of 5
The best location, delicious food, reasonable good room. But used dental kit!!!!

Posted by on 3 Aug 2018

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4 out of 5

Nice hotel nice area of city

Staff excellent.. Bar lovely atmosphere Breakfast excellent Car parking a bit of a nuisance

Posted by , from kildare on 7 Jan 2018

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About the The Metropole Hotel

Location MacCurtain Street, Cork, Cork

Property Features

The Metropole Hotel offers its guests an indoor pool, a health club, and a sauna. There are 2 restaurants on site, along with a coffee shop/cafΘ. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. WiFi and wired Internet are free in public spaces. The Metropole Hotel also features multilingual staff, coffee/tea in common area, and laundry facilities. Parking is available for a fee. This 4-star Cork hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 98 guestrooms or units
  • 5 levels
  • 2 dining venues
  • Built in 1897
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Conference centre
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff members are multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front desk safe
  • Wedding services available
  • Bellhop
  • Lift
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Indoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Fridge (on request)

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Parking

Self parking (surcharge) , Offsite parking discounted rates available

Transport

  • Airport: Cork (ORK) (7.9 km / 4.9 mi)
  • Train station: CORK (Station) (0.7 km / 0.4 mi)
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

The Metropole Hotel offers 98 forms of accommodation with coffee/tea makers and a hairdryer. Televisions come with cable channels. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and free toiletries. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and fridges can be requested.

  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Television
  • Cable channels
  • Fridge available
  • Coffee maker
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hairdryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy a buffet breakfast daily from 7 AM to 10:30 AM.

Riverview Restaurant – This restaurant only serves breakfast.A children's menu is available.

The Bistro – This brasserie specialises in regional cuisine and serves lunch and dinner.

Met Bar – This bar only serves light fare.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an indoor pool, a health club and a sauna.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Fitness classes on site
  • Golf lessons available nearby

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Pets

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are 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. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Only service animals are allowed

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: EUR 15 per person (approximately)
  • Self-parking fee: EUR 7.5 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Gresham Metropole
  • Gresham Metropole Cork
  • Gresham Metropole Hotel
  • Gresham Metropole Hotel Cork
  • Metropole Hotel Cork
  • Metropole Cork

You should know

  • Please note that this property can refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, which include pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.

National Rating

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

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.