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Waterford, Ireland
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Hotel is very convenient for shoppers, or those with various appointments in Cork. Staff were very helpful as we do not like lifts, and placed us in a very comfortable room. Breakfast was excellent, though we had dinner elsewhere,with our son. The cost for the overnight stay was very keen ( some B & B's were more expensive).

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Booked last minute for one night and got a great rate on Expedia. Older hotel but modern furnishing. The robes, slippers and tea and coffee selection in the room are a lovely touch. Also enjoyed the waterfall shower head. Service was wonderful and you get discounted parking.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Staff, check in experience and bathroom facilities needs improving. Not the best and most comfortable stay in a hotel I've had. Hotel could be improved by modernising it and adding new and improved bathroom facilities to the bedrooms.

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Co. Offaly
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed here over the Easter weekend. Cork is such a lovely city I never thought about visiting before but I definitely will again! The Metropole's location was amazing and the staff were very friendly. There were a few hiccups but nothing that would stop me from returning again.

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed with my 6 year old daughter had a great time only issue was i had booked an executive room but was given a standard room facing a wall. Didn't make a fuss as my daughter was tired and just haopy to be in the room. The staff were all great when my daughter couldnt make up her mind what...

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

Dear Christine K, Many thanks for your review. I’m thrilled to hear you had an enjoyable stay with us and that you found the team in the bar to be helpful. Please be sure to mention you would like a riverside view from your bedroom window upon your next visit, our team on the Front Desk will be more than...

Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Superb Hotel Ideally placed. Lots of bars and restaurants .Wonderful staff very friendly.Clean well presented rooms . Tea and coffee and fruit in the room .Fantastic breakfast with lots of choice . Will be returning . William

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

Dear Chris L, Thank you so much for your 5 star review, it really means a lot. Wonderful is such a great compliment to receive so I’m really looking forward to sharing this review with all my teams here. Shane, our Head Chef will be particularly delighted with your words of praise regarding his breakfast buffet. It’s one of our...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Myself and my husband had a great night here and the staff were lovely especially Steven the bar man. Not only was he professional we found him so polite and friendly. Great bar to go for a bite to eat 😀

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

Dear leigholeary, Many thanks for your review. I’m thrilled to hear you had an enjoyable time with us along with your meal in the Met Bar. Steven has recently seen your review and he is very appreciative of your kind words. Thank you so much and I hope to welcome you back soon. Warm Regards, Roger Russell General Manager rrussell@themetropolehotel.ie

Reviewed 1 week ago

4 of us, myself , my wife and 2 teenage kids stayed for 2 nights in this very centric and perfectly placed hotel for anyone looking to relax in Cork city for a few days. Very pleased, overall. Great leisure centre with large pool, gym and other typical Spa facilities. Very friendly and welcoming staff. Excellent food. Dinner and breakfast...

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

Dear Toni y, Many thanks for your review. I’m thrilled to hear you got the chance to explore Cork City and that you found our location to be of advantage during your stay. I have also passed on your lovely words of recommendation to Niamh, our Leisure Centre Manager, both herself and her team are very happy to hear your...

Skibbereen, Ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago

Older hotel, close to city centre. Staff are friendly and helpful. Bed was comfortable, room overlooking the river was bright and airy, IMPORTANT bring flip flops with you if you are using the pool. Lift was slow.

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

Dear Helen F, Many thanks for your review. I am pleased to hear you found the teams here helpful, customer service is our main priority here along with having each guest that stays with us, leave with the intention to return again. I do hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back to the Met again soon. Warm Regards,...

wicklow
Reviewed 1 week ago

Thoroughly enjoyed our stay, food in the LaTrattoria resturaunt was wonderful the Hotel is in a fantastic location close to all the main attractions in Cork. Staff were very helpful would recomend and will be back

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

Dear Pat L, Thank you for your kind review and I was delighted you enjoyed the food. We are very lucky to be so central, in the heart of Cork City, so I do hope you got the chance to go out and about during your stay with us and experienced all Cork has to offer. I’m thrilled to hear...

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Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Multilingual Staff
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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: $136 - $221 (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
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#16 Business Hotel in Cork
#17 Family Hotel in Cork
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