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The Metropole Hotel

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Mallow, Ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago

The price was high and the hotel old and all that would have been tolerable was it not for the worst selection of buffet breakfast I have ever seen and limited menu in the restaurant, the long time it took for the food to arrive and I had to pay for parking. I will only use this hotel in the...

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

Dear Francois Frank K, Thank you for you review. I was sorry to read that we did not meet your expectations. I would appreciate it if you could contact me via email at rrussell@themetropolehotel.ie so we can discuss your recent stay. Warm Regards, Roger Russell General Manager rrussell@themetropolehotel.ie

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I came here with my mum and sister as a treat for afternoon as it was the build up to me getting married. Michelle was our host and she was amazing! I would be a fussy eater and my sister is a vegetarian so we didn't really make Michelle's job easy that day but what a spread that was put...

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

Dear A TripAdvisor, Many thanks for your review. Afternoon Tea is something we have very recently launched so to receive such wonderful feedback regarding it is just fantastic. Thank you for the great compliments to Michelle who will be delighted with your comments and I appreciate your feedback regarding the location of Afternoon Tea. I do hope you will return...

Cluj
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was a very good stay at the Metropole Hotel. Rich breakfast, spacious room, nice relaxing spa centre, with the swimming pool, sauna and steam room. I will def stay here again, next time I'll visit Cork.

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

Dear Cosmin C, Many thanks for your five star review! I’m thrilled to hear you enjoyed you stay and thank you for your kind words. I’ll be sure to pass on your words of recommendation to both our accommodation manager and our head chef; they will be thrilled to know we have another happy guest. It’s fantastic to hear you...

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I cannot get over this hotel. It's retained it's classic style without feeling dated. It would be the perfect spot for Gatsby nights, or a murder mystery weekend, or a Mad Men style cocktail event. It felt like staying in a luxury hotel without having to pay through the nose. Our room was large, with comfortable beds and all amenities....

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

Dear Saz241986, Thank you so much for taking the time to send in this wonderful five star review! The Metropole Hotel is one of the oldest in Cork, celebrating its 120th birthday next month! We pride ourselves on our guest service, and we always like to remember our ethos; The Passionate Pursuit of Perfection. We are firm believers that ultimate...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Would recommend for a city break as convenient to City. Many excellent restaurants to be found. Also close to bus station. Plenty of places to visit outside the city especially Kinsale with its beautiful seafood restaurants.

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

Dear 150jolly, Many thanks for your review. It’s always a fantastic compliment to hear our guests’ recommending the Metropole hotel to others like you have. We are very lucky to be so central and to be a part of the up and coming Victorian Quarter traders on MacCurtain Street. Kinsale is an absolutely gorgeous location to visit in Cork so...

Coleraine, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked a Golden Years break - 3 nights Dinner, Bed & Breakfast plus afternoon tea on one day - great value. We were able to eat off the a la Carte menu for our dinner. The hotel has recently changed hands and will be getting a makeover (will this see a price increase?). Hotel ideally situated 10nminute walk from...

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

Dear Gordon1860, Thank you for taking the time to send in this fantastic review. I’m delighted you enjoyed your stay with us, everyone works incredibly hard to exceed our guests expectations every time. MacCurtain Street is a thriving street boasting modern eateries and of course those ‘Old Cork’ pubs such as Sin é that really are (much like The Met)...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I would recommend this hotel only down fall was the bathroom in the hotel shower door did not close properly. Tiles also need some repair. Food in bar and breakfast were absolutely fab. Would stay again.

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

Dear B1699EEsaraho. Thank you for your five star review! I’m thrilled to hear you availed of and enjoyed our breakfast and our dinner, we have recently launched a new menu so it’s fantastic to read such positive feedback. I have investigated this issue with my Accommodation Manager and I can assure you it has been rectified. Please accept my sincere...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here on my honeymoon with my wife, and it has so far been one of the highlights of our trip. The location is great, as it is right in the city centre, walkable to the English Market, grocery store, many restaurants, Trinity College, and many other tourist destinations in the city. Cheap parking very nearby (7.50Euro/day), but make...

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

Dear Matthew T, What a fantastic review to receive, thank you! A honeymoon is such a special time so I’m over the moon to hear we helped make it exactly that. I’d like to thank you in particular for you incredibly kind words regarding our front office member, Rosa. Each team member, such as Rosa, strives to contribute to each...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pleasant stay, really great to have swim after hard days touring. Staff lovely, very helpful. Central location. Breakfast good choice with a grand view on river. Dinner delicious. Nice touch to provide bottled water (sparkling and still).

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

Dear patriciaaO902SO, Many thanks for such positive feedback. I’m thrilled to hear you had an enjoyable stay here with us at the Metropole. We are always trying new things (big or small) that will enhance our guests’ experience, so it’s fantastic that you availed of and appreciated our bottled water in your room. I’ll be sure to pass along your...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend and I went to Cork for a shopping trip and chose the Metropole as it is so close to the city centre. The staff are fantastic, service second to none and the restaurant and bar staff are so pleasant, the food amazing ! And our overall experience was five stars! We will definetly be returning very soon !

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Dear O6386Rsarahc Thank you for your wonderful five star review! Our centrality really is a huge advantage to all our guests’, be it for business or leisure. I hope you had the chance to explore the City and that the sun was out during your visit, Cork is especially beautiful when the sun is shining. I’ll be sure to share...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • 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: $132 - $231 (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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