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

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

 Parking
 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Spa and relaxation

Health club

Solarium

Reflex massage

Steam bath

Jacuzzi

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

Continental breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge area

Overview

Metropole is a 3-star hotel offering a tasteful accommodation not far from Cork Custom House, St. Anne's Shandon Church and The English Market. Renovated in 2008, the hotel features European architecture.

The hotel is placed 10 minutes' walk from Beamish & Crawfords Brewery. The Metropole Hotel lies within a 10-minute walk from the center of Cork.

The venue is a short walk to shopping centers, markets and boutiques.

The property enjoys ideal location within a 10-minute drive to Cork airport.

Rooms

The Metropole Hotel is an informal 5-story building that offers 112 rooms featuring free Wi-Fi, multi-channel TV, a refrigerator, central heating and a minibar. Some rooms feature views over the River Lee. Bathrooms are fitted with a hairdryer, free toiletries and a shower.

Eat & Drink

Guests will taste light cuisine in the elegant on-site restaurant. Greene's Restaurant and Boqueria are situated in a historic area, about 50 meters from the venue.

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

Services

The hotel offers currency exchange, an elevator and a baggage storage as well as conference equipment, a business center and a photocopier for guests' comfort.

Relax

Guests will appreciate a health club, a solarium and a Jacuzzi provided on site. On-site amenities for fitness include fitness classes and a gym.

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

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Parking on request
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • Coffee shop
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Currency exchange
  • Beauty salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Services

  • City shuttle service
  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Car rental
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Lobby bar
  • Cafe
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Babysitting/Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Casino
  • Health club
  • Steam bath
  • Solarium
  • Jacuzzi
  • Reflex massage

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Rollaway beds
  • Wardrobe
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

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

Kitchen facilities

  • Refrigerator
  • Refrigerator on request

Media

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

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 2 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • Maximum capacity of cribs in a room is 1. 

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  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2008
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    112

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Rooms and availability

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Double Room
Bed type: Double bed or 2 Single beds or Twin beds
Size: 17 m²
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  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Air conditioning
  • Private bathroom
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Twin Room - With Breakfast

Room facilities
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    Executive Double Room
    Bed type: Double bed or 2 Single beds
    Size: 17 m²
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    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Private bathroom
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    Executive Double Room

    Room facilities
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      Signature Double Room
      Bed type: Double bed or 1 Single bed
      Size: 15 m²
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        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  3 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  12 pm
        • Year renovated:
          2008
        • Number of floors:
          5
        • Number of rooms:
          112

        Hotel Awards

        IrishHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedCorkThe Metropole Hotel

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        Best Luxury Hotels in Ireland

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        What's nearby

        Tourist attractions

        • Cork Opera House - 200 m
        • Crawford Municipal Art Gallery - 300 m
        • Open Top Bus Tour - 600 m

        Places of interest

        • Murphy's Brewery - 300 m
        • Elizabeth Fort - 400 m
        • Aghabullogue Parish - 400 m
        • Aghada Parish - 400 m
        • Saint Finbarre's Cathedral - 400 m
        • Church of St Anne (Shandon) - 700 m

        Train stations

        • Kent Station - 700 m

        Convention centers

        • The English Market - 600 m

        Shopping areas

        • Cork Butter Museum Ltd - 600 m

        Amusement

        • Coillte - Irish Forestry Board - 400 m
        • Capitol Cinema - 600 m

        Monuments and Landmarks

        • Cork Custom House - 400 m
        • Shandon Steeple - 700 m

        Museums

        • Barryscourt Castle - 400 m

        Theaters

        • The Opera House - 300 m
        • Alpha Enviromental System - 400 m
        • the Institute for Choreography & Dance (icd) - 400 m

        Galleries

        • Lavitt's Quay Gallery - 500 m

        Local attractions

        • Royal Gunpowder Mills - 1.9 km
          Ballincollig, Cork
        • Cork City Gaol - 2.2 km
          Convent Ave., Cork
        • Lifetime Lab at Old Cork Waterworks - 2.7 km
          Lee Road, Cork
        • Fitzgerald Park - 2.0 km
          Mardyke, Cork
        • Church of Christ the King - 2.5 km
          Turner's Cross, Cork

        Near the hotel

        • Firkin Crane Centre (aka the Institute for Choreography and Dance) - 350 m
          Shandon, Cork
        • Donovan's Bridge - 460 m
          University Gates, Western Road, Cork
        • Collins Barracks Museum - 490 m
          Old Youghal Road, Cork
        • St. Anne's Shandon Church - 680 m
          Church St., Cork
        • Crawford Municipal Art Gallery - 370 m
          Emmet Pl., Cork
        • General Post Office - 460 m
          Oliver Plunkett St., Cork
        • St. Peter and Paul's Church - 530 m
          Paul St., Cork

        Restaurants nearby

        • Greene's Restaurant - 20 m

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

          66% likes this, based on 226 reviews
          Cuisine: Continental, European, Irish
          Price Range: GBP 16 - GBP 52

        • Cafespresso - 10 m

          Address: McCurtain Street

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

        • The Fish Wife - 80 m

          Address: 45A McCurtain Street

          70% likes this, based on 48 reviews
          Cuisine: Irish
          Price Range: GBP 4 - GBP 12

        • Isaac's Restaurant - 20 m

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

          63% likes this, based on 181 reviews
          Price Range: GBP 16 - GBP 38

        • Dan Lowreys Tavern - 40 m

          Address: 13 Maccurtain Street

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

        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  3 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  3 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