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4.3 out of 5

"Having a small double room more like a single and a party going on under us till 2am in the morning not great when you have a 78 yr old with you! " More

By a verified traveller on Tue 10 Dec 2019

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Signature Double Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
£81* Per night/room 25 Nov - 26 Nov

Budget Double Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Executive Double Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Signature Twin Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Hotel Description

Our customers tell us they can't get enough of The Metropole Hotel's great location. During your stay, you're just a quick walk from Everyman Palace Theatre. Features include free WiFi in public areas, plus 2 restaurants and a bar. Built in 1897, this 4-star hotel has 108 rooms over 5 floors. Enjoy your stay with amenities like free WiFi and cable TV channels in each room.

  • All rooms offer 24-hour room service, cable TV and coffee/tea makers
  • Free WiFi
  • Enjoy a bite to eat at one of the 2 restaurants
  • Buffet breakfast served daily for a fee
  • Self-parking available for a fee
  • Services include dry cleaning/laundry, a porter and luggage storage
  • On-site recreation includes a steam room and a sauna
  • Guests have great things to say about the location and the helpful staff
  • 12 minutes by foot from English Market and a 4-minute drive from University College Cork

The Metropole Hotel ratings based on 14 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.3 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 (10) Couples (2) Family (2)
3 out of 5
Having a small double room more like a single and a party going on under us till 2am in the morning not great when you have a 78 yr old with you!

Posted by on 10 Dec 2019

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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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About the The Metropole Hotel

Location MacCurtain Street, Cork, Cork

Renovations + Closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from September 9 2020 to December 31 2020 (dates subject to change):

  • Fitness facilities

Property Features

There are 2 restaurants on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. WiFi and wired Internet are free in public spaces. A sauna, multilingual staff, and coffee/tea in common area are also featured at The Metropole Hotel. Parking is available for a fee. This 4-star Cork hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 108 guestrooms or units
  • 5 levels
  • 2 dining venues
  • Built in 1897
  • Bar or lounge
  • Conference centre
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Coffee in lobby
  • 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
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities

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 108 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 provided on a daily basis.

  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Television
  • Cable channels
  • 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. Open daily.

Met Bar – This bar only serves light fare. Open daily.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a sauna.

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

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Mountain climbing nearby

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at anytime
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

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

Pet Policy

  • 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 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 accepts credit cards and cash

Safety features at this property include carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit and window guards

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 may be 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. This property accepts credit cards and cash. For guests' safety, the property includes carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit and window guards in all accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitiser; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; reservations are required for some on-site facilities.Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and also through room service.The property affirms that it adheres to the Intertek Cristal (third-party expert - Global) sanitisation guidelines.

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Contactless food service / room service is available
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Reservation might be required for some facilities on site
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-out is not available
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Security system
  • Protective clothing is available for guests
  • Masks are available for guests
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Gloves are available for guests
  • Property follows sanitisation practices of Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global)
  • Food service has been amended for enhanced safety
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are available
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for lunch
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for dinner
  • Individually wrapped food options are available through room service
  • No gap period between guests' stays

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
  • The Metropole Hotel Cork
  • The Metropole Hotel Hotel
  • The Metropole Hotel Hotel 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.

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