The Metropole Hotel - Cork

ex. The Gresham Metropole Cork

Maccurtain Street, Cork, Ireland, T23 EEC3  show map
 3 stars
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The Metropole Hotel - Cork

Wi-Fi
Parking

EUR 7.50 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

Food/ Drinks

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Restaurant buffet

Cafe

Coffee shop

Lobby bar

Shuttle

Shuttle service

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Indoor heated swimming pool

Overview

Overlooking the River Lee, the traditional 3-star The Metropole Hotel offers a sauna, a golf course and a steam room. Since 1889 the hotel has been hosting guests in a 5-story Victorian building.

The Metropole Hotel is also located within a 25-minute walk of Fitzgerald Park. The property lies within 1 km from the city center.

A cathedral, a gallery and a palace are set within walking distance.

The venue is notable for the ideal location within a 10-minute drive to Cork airport.

Rooms

The Metropole Hotel offers tasteful guestrooms with a warm colored interior as well as a sweeping view of the river. Guests can make use of a hairdryer, a shower and free toiletries.

Eat & Drink

Breakfast is served in the bar each morning. The on-site indoor restaurant tempts guests with local dishes. There is an onsite Met bar to relax in. Serving a wide assortment of dishes, The Fish Wife and Isaac's Restaurant are about 50 meters from the property.

The hotel offers a buffet breakfast at the price of EUR 10 per person per night. 

Services

The facilities as a storage room, a lift and a safety deposit box are offered for guests.

Relax

Guests will benefit from a leisure centre, a pool area and an indoor swimming pool. Active travelers will appreciate fitness classes and a gym available on site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible at a location nearby at EUR 7.50 per day.

Year renovated:   2008.  Number of floors:   5.  Number of rooms:   112.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Children are welcome
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Beauty salon
  • Coffee shop
  • Lobby
  • Multilingual staff

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Golf course

Services

  • Shuttle service
  • 24-hour room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wedding services
  • Wake up service
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Cafe
  • Lobby bar
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby
  • Buffet breakfast

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots
  • Babysitting/Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Beach access
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Solarium
  • Sauna
  • Jacuzzi
  • Massage

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Central heating
  • In-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Dressing area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/ Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Slippers
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator on request

Bedroom

  • Changing of linen
  • Down comforter

Media

  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 12 pm FREE
Check-out until 12 pm FREE

Children and extra beds

All children
0 - 2 years
Existing bedding FREE
Crib FREE
There are no extra beds provided in a room. 
Maximum capacity of cribs and extra beds depends on the room you book. Please check room details before you make a reservation.

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Maccurtain Street, Cork, Ireland, T23 EEC3

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City Center
  • Cork
    500 m
Airports
  • Cork (ORK)
    6.9 km
  • Kerry (KIR)
    78.7 km
Train Stations
  • Kent Station
    800 m
  • Kent Railway Station
    800 m
Restaurants
  • Greene's Restaurant (cuisine: Continental, European, Irish)
    20 m
  • Isaac's Restaurant
    20 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2008
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    112

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Rooms and availability

The Metropole Hotel photos Room
Single Room
  • Room size:

    17 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed, 2 Single beds, 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
    • + More
  • General:Individual air conditioning
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Trouser/pants press
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Cribs available
  • Down comforter
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:TV
  • VCR player
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

SINGLE ROOM. BED & BREAKFAST. Standard rate

The Metropole Hotel photos Room
Executive Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 2 Single beds

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Non-smoking
    • + More
  • General:Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Down comforter
  • Media:TV
Room Description:

Deluxe|Executive Double Room

Signature Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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Room Description:

Standard|Signature Double Room

The Metropole Hotel Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Crawford Municipal Art Gallery300 m
  • Open Top Bus Tour600 m

Popular areas

  • The English Market600 m

Places of interest

  • Murphy's Brewery300 m
  • Elizabeth Fort400 m
  • Aghabullogue Parish400 m
  • Aghada Parish400 m
  • Saint Finbarre's Cathedral400 m
  • Church of St Anne (Shandon)700 m

Train stations

  • Kent Station700 m

Amusement

  • Coillte - Irish Forestry Board400 m
  • Capitol Cinema600 m

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Cork Custom House400 m
  • Shandon Steeple700 m

Museums

  • Barryscourt Castle400 m
  • Cork Butter Museum Ltd600 m

Theaters

  • Cork Opera House200 m
  • The Opera House300 m
  • Alpha Enviromental System400 m
  • the Institute for Choreography & Dance (icd)400 m

Galleries

  • Lavitt's Quay Gallery500 m

Local attractions

  • Royal Gunpowder Mills1.9 km
    Ballincollig, Cork
  • Cork City Gaol2.2 km
    Convent Ave., Cork
  • Lifetime Lab at Old Cork Waterworks2.7 km
    Lee Road, Cork
  • Fitzgerald Park2.0 km
    Mardyke, Cork
  • Church of Christ the King2.5 km
    Turner's Cross, Cork

Near the hotel

  • Firkin Crane Centre 350 m
    Shandon, Cork
  • Donovan's Bridge460 m
    University Gates, Western Road, Cork
  • Collins Barracks Museum490 m
    Old Youghal Road, Cork
  • St. Anne's Shandon Church680 m
    Church St., Cork
  • Crawford Municipal Art Gallery370 m
    Emmet Pl., Cork
  • General Post Office460 m
    Oliver Plunkett St., Cork
  • St. Peter and Paul's Church530 m
    Paul St., Cork

Restaurants nearby

  • Greene's Restaurant20 m

    Address: 48 MacCurtain Street
    Phone: (0)21 450 0011

    66% likes this, based on 226 reviews
    Cuisine: Continental, European, Irish
    Price Range: ZAR 275 - ZAR 866

  • Cafespresso10 m

    Address: McCurtain Street

    83% likes this, based on 35 reviews
    Cuisine: European

  • The Fish Wife80 m

    Address: 45A McCurtain Street

    70% likes this, based on 48 reviews
    Cuisine: Irish
    Price Range: ZAR 65 - ZAR 210

  • Isaac's Restaurant20 m

    Address: 48 MacCurtain Street
    Phone: (0)21 450 3805

    63% likes this, based on 181 reviews
    Price Range: ZAR 275 - ZAR 630

  • Dan Lowreys Tavern40 m

    Address: 13 Maccurtain Street

    75% likes this, based on 33 reviews
    Cuisine: Irish

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2008
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    112

Hotel Awards

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The Metropole Hotel Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at The Metropole Hotel

Average guest rating

7.4out of 10
Very good
Based on 305 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    We stayed at the Gresham in may and was put in the front of the hotel, it was on a main road and very noisy, but the the girl on the reception was very helpful and changed us the next night. Would stay again.

  • Single
    8.8

    A very pleasant stay - friendly staff, good breakfast, good location

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    The staff are very friendly and efficient. Lovely hotel-very handy for the city centre.

  • Couple
    10.0

    Dinner in the Oak room. THe view from our room, indoor pool and walking around the beautiful gardens after dinner

  • Older travelers
    8.2

    The location: value for money and the breakfast

  • Single
    8.0

    I loved the central location, and the staff was very polite.

    The breakfast was very expensive. Their was only one lift for a hotel of its size. We also got no sleep between 3am and 6 30am due to a some blokes next door to us being very .

  • Older travelers
    9.2

    It was a beautiful hotel,the view over Cork city from our room was amazing,will definately use this hotel again and ask for same room(not telling room no. You'll all want it} Our room wasn't ready on arrival and we were given tea/coffee in lobby.

    For such a nice hotel breakfast was very average.You will experience a good bit of street noise

  • Single
    7.0

    Location

    79 euro for a single room, without breakfast, I felt was expensive

  • Couple
    10.0

    everything,had such a pleasurable stay here,staff were fantastic,barman in residents bar was a gentleman and reception staff were great,and had no problem with us requesting a late check out,can't wait to stay here again.

  • Older travelers
    8.2

    Bar Staff extremely good, friendly and very efficient. Also receptionist very helpful. Bar food was excellent.

  • Single
    5.0

    Very convenient location

    You have to pay for parking, and the car park is not convenient. I was very disappointed as there was no bath in my room, but a cramped shower which you had to switch off the water to shampooo your hair as there was no room to maneouvre. I had not been informed that there was no bath in the room and feel it is unfair to charge the same amount for the room I had as with a room that has a bath in it. Breakfast was also not included in the hefty price of €89.00, and the receptionest was less than polite when I pointed this out.

  • Single
    10.0

    Its location to town centre. Staff were friendly and efficient. Room functional, clean, and comfortable.

    I personally prefer shower seperate from bath, getting in and out can prove dangerous.

  • Older travelers
    8.2

    Room and ensuite was very clean. Most impressive. Staff at check in were very helpful.

    Room was small and view was awful. Bar had no atmosphere and drink was expensive.

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    I liked this hotel as it was very central for my needs,good parking cloase to the hotel which is essential and offers a great discount on parking, the reception staff was very friendly as I needed directions for a particular hospital and the advice she gave me was second to none I certainlt would recommend this hotel in the future to my friends and if I was staying in Cork again I certainly would stay at this hotel.There was nothing wrong with this hotel

  • Group of friends
    9.6

    The friendliness of the staff and the location

    The fact that the key to room did not work on numerous occesions

How to reach hotel

hotel The Metropole Hotel - Cork Cork location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

Maccurtain Street, Cork, Ireland, T23 EEC3

Get directions
City Center
  • Cork
    500 m
Airports
  • Cork (ORK)
    6.9 km
  • Kerry (KIR)
    78.7 km
Train Stations
  • Kent Station
    800 m
  • Kent Railway Station
    800 m
Restaurants
  • Greene's Restaurant (cuisine: Continental, European, Irish)
    20 m
  • Isaac's Restaurant
    20 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2008
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    112

Hotel Awards

IrishHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedCorkThe Metropole Hotel

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Luxury Hotels in Ireland

Use Badge