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Dundalk, Ireland
Reviewed 2 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 4 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 5 days ago NEW

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 5 days ago NEW

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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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The hotel offered a Valentine's Weekend package at great value. There was a free bottle of chilled bubbly on arrival to the room, which was adorned with rose petals. The staff were very helpful and the location meant we could discover the city at ease.

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

Dear Donal C, What a lovely review to receive, many thanks! Valentine’s is such a special time for most couples so we endeavour to make it as relaxing and enjoyable for all who stay with us. The Met’s location is just sublime so I am thrilled to hear you utilised it during your time with us, I hope you found...

Limerick, Ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very comfortable and pleasant stay. Staff were well turned out and very courteous. The hotel is in an excellent location close to city centre. The surroundings were fine with an old world feel to it. The food was also first class and well presented.

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

Dear joemeelick, Many thanks for your charming review. It is our top priority here to ensure all guests’ that stay with us have a comfortable and most enjoyable stay, so I was thrilled to hear we met your expectations. I will be sure to let our Executive Head Chef know his menu went down well, he will be very pleased...

New Ross
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel very central easy to walk around the city parking cost €7.50. Getting locked out of our room on morning of departure 40 minutes before departure time gentleman on reception was very smypathic !!

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

Dear R6414GZmargaretc, Thank you for your review. I was happy to see you availed of the hotels centrality, we really do view it as one of our greatest assets and that you found Peter on the desk to be most helpful; Please accept my apologies and I will be sure to pass on your kind words to him. I do...

High Wycombe
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good location, nice hotel just a few bits that could be improved. Shower freezing, the room was a sauna even when i turned the radiators off. Noise levels at night not great with the main road and with people going back to their rooms, door slamming and talking as well as our door shaking when people walked past. Staff friendly...

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

Dear 507740j, Many thanks for your kind review. I appreciate your comments and we view all types of feedback as good feedback as it allows us to continuously improve so we can enhance each of our guests’ journeys with us as much as possible. I was thrilled to hear you mention our team members here, they are really the heart...

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago

Should be upgraded to a four star and five star in certain areas When reporting a complaint regarding the room an offer of some sort or other should have been given regardless of weather the room was paid for already in advance

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

Dear peternL3209IS, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. I’m sorry to hear your room did not meet your expectations and I would be most grateful if you would contact me directly so we can discuss this further, please email me personally at rrussell@themetropolehotel.ie Kind Regards Roger Russell General Manager

Dun Laoghaire
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location with friendly staff . Close to all amenities in the City. Minor gripes would be noise from street below and hassle getting the pass for the carpark - this process could be simplified. Lovely selection for breakfast in light-filled room overlooking river.

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

Dear Nicholas W, Many thanks for your review. It’s always great to hear such lovely feedback from our guests, especially those complementing our team members. We are very lucky to have such great teams that come in each day and pursue perfection with such passion. We are all huge fans of the Riverview here at the Met, so it’s great...

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  • 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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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: $105 - $188 (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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“Rooms in the back are a little quieter”
 of 5 bubbles joemeelick, 11 Feb 2017 | Read review
“There are rooms with a view of the River & Merchants Quay Shopping Centre.”
 of 5 bubbles ClemC_13, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
“None but when having breakfast you have a great view of the river Lee as the breakfast room over looks the river Lee.”
 of 5 bubbles cantsitstill2016, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
“No comment”
 of 5 bubbles NWOhioGuy, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
“A room at the back on the fourth floor was very quiet”
 of 5 bubbles christophernewman44, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
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