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The Metropole Hotel

MacCurtain Street, Cork T23 EEC3 Ireland
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
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Updated 08/09/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 08/09/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.


#6 of 35 hotels in Cork
Travellers' Choice
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 98 tastefully decorated bedrooms, equipped with all necessities to ensure a comfortable and relaxing stay. The Metropole Hotel is a 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.
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Property amenities
Paid public parking nearby
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Car hire
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Indoor pool
Heated pool
Fitness / spa changing rooms
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary instant cofffee
Special diet menus
Taxi service
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Currency exchange
Non-smoking hotel
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Room service
VIP room facilities
Coffee / tea maker
Hair dryer
Room types
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
Good to know
River View
Languages Spoken
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Popular mentions
Tracy D wrote a review Today
2 contributions
Had a lovely time at the Metropole Hotel last Saturday evening. Cocktails on the terrace & light bites. Food & drink were excellent, The staff were amazing and made sure we were looked after..Will definitely go back soon..
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Travelled with friends
janemI9310WB wrote a review Today
Carrickfergus, United Kingdom10 contributions4 helpful votes
Hotel was nice enough although air conditioning needs installed,we were first given room 317 and it was very claustrophobic with the view being rusty tin roofs, we got moved to room 414 looking over street.
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Date of stay: July 2021
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kateb27437 wrote a review Yesterday
Dublin, Ireland2 contributions
My partner and I stayed in The Metropole Hotel this weekend and we had a wonderful stay. Excellent customer service from Leah on reception, Conor in the restaurant was very accommodating and the manger in the lobby was lovely and great to chat to. Thanks to the manager at the hotel reception who was so helpful with directions and even printed same out for us. We will definitely be back again. Great to see hotels back open and doing so well!
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Response from Roger Russell, General Manager at The Metropole Hotel
Responded today
Dear kateb27437, Thank you for recommending us in your fantastic review. I'm delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and I look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Kind regards Roger Russell roger.russell@themetropolehotel.ie
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J B wrote a review Yesterday
7 contributions1 helpful vote
Such a beautiful hotel right in the centre of cork city, beautiful food and lovely atmosphere all staff were pleasant to deal with. Really enjoyed our stay would recommend to a friend. The fish and chips in the restaurant was lovely.
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Response from Roger Russell, General Manager at The Metropole Hotel
Responded today
Dear J B, Thank you for recommending our Hotel in your fantastic review, the team and I are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us, we do hope that you'll come back and stay with us again soon. Kind regards Roger Russell roger.russell@themetropolehotel.ie
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katherine w wrote a review 24 Jul
Dublin, Ireland3 contributions
Highly recommend the Metropole Hotel! Perfect city centre location...all staff are v friendly..a big thanks to Sabina and Nicole for sorting out our room change with such professionalism and to the great bar staff!
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Response from Roger Russell, General Manager at The Metropole Hotel
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Dear katherine w Thank you for taking the time to write your review of your recent stay at The Metropole Hotel and for the special mention you gave to Sabina and Nicole. We are very lucky to have a such fantastic team here and they will really appreciate your kind words. Thank you for recommending us and I do hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back to The Metropole Hotel again soon. Regards Roger Russell General Manager roger.russell@the metropolehotel.ie
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US$104 - US$182 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Metropole Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to The Metropole Hotel?
Nearby attractions include City Limits Comedy Club and Late NIght Venue (0.2 km), The Shelbourne Bar Cork (0.06 km), and Sin E (0.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at The Metropole Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an indoor pool, free wifi, and an on-site restaurant.
What food & drink options are available at The Metropole Hotel?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant and free instant coffee during their stay.
Is parking available at The Metropole Hotel?
Yes, paid public parking nearby is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Metropole Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Elbow Lane Brew and Smokehouse, Cafe Spresso, and Market Lane.
Are there opportunities to exercise at The Metropole Hotel?
Yes, guests have access to an indoor pool, a fitness centre, and locker rooms available in the fitness centre during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at The Metropole Hotel?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does The Metropole Hotel offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Are there any historical sites close to The Metropole Hotel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Blarney Castle & Gardens (7.7 km), Cork City Gaol (2.1 km), and Old Cork Waterworks Experience (2.9 km).
Does The Metropole Hotel have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the river view available here.