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Galway, Ireland
Reviewed today NEW

Just back from a very enjoyable weekend break in the Metropole. Highlights included very friendly staff, great choice and value at breakfast, bar and restaurant facilities were also very good. Only downside was very poor service in the residents bar on Saturday night, but overall a very pleasant stay at a nice hotel, centrally located when visiting Cork city

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Waterville, Ireland
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Was really looking forward to staying here as a Valentines treat. Had passed through previously and the lobby is very impressive and bar lovely. Location is great . However, on arrival lady on desk checked us in whilst on the telephone to another employee giving her the weekend working hours. Room décor was tired and old, as was the bathroom....

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Cork, Ireland
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Visiting family in Cork, the city has a vibrant atmosphere of all you could wish for, the hotel has friendly and helpful staff, however the Metropole doesn't live up to its grand name. Room ,of the three sockets in the room ,one works correctly. Recharging of modern day phones,tablets,and other devices is tricky. Noisey motors in the bathroom air vent...

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Portlaoise, Ireland
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed 3 nights of the fantastic Cork International Poetry Festival. The hotel is ideally located close to the Cork Arts Theatre and within easy walking distance of the various other event locations within the city.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Ideal location for shops, theatre etc. Friendly and helpful staff. Great breakfast, speedy Wifi. Good value for money. It's nice that you can use the pool and sauna, although the sauna facilities were not very hygienic. The rule was to wear swim clothes. That is really against all sauna rules.

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Dublin 15
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Location brilliant so so central Food excellent Hotel so bright and class The staff made everything from Reception to all over house so friendly and helpful it's great to know this service is around Cork

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Dundalk, Ireland
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great location within easy walking distance of Kent railway station and the city centre. The temperature in the bar and in the corridors was a little low, but this was not a major issue. Staff were very friendly and attentive.

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Dated hotel, basic, small room and small bed & rather old fashioned; did the job of a hotel but I wouldn't rush to stay again nor recommend, I'd prefer to pay a little more for a nicer modern hotel. Hotel could do with a revamp. Shower over the bath wasn't hot and bathroom was very small. Staff were friendly, free...

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Kilkenny, Ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really great value for money, short distance from lots of different pubs, restaurants and clothing shops. Great service staff in the hotel, nice clean warm rooms. The bar is very relaxing and will show sports fixtures

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Limerick, Ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very happy with stay close to everything only problem no something facilities have smoke on the street which is a bit of a pain when ur having a gre drinks in the bar over all good stay will come back

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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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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  • 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: RM359 - RM653 (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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