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The Metropole Hotel

3-starFáilte Ireland (The National Tourism Development Authority of Ireland) assigns an official star rating for accommodation in Ireland. This Hotel property is rated 3 stars.
MacCurtain Street, Cork, Cork, Ireland

3-star hotel with 2 restaurants, near University College Cork
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Very Good8.4
Great location
Fantastic service
Tasty breakfast
Wellness Area
Great wellness & sports facilities
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The Metropole Hotel

from £89
  • Signature Double Room
  • Signature Twin Room
  • Executive Double Room

What’s around The Metropole Hotel


  • In Victorian Quarter
  • University College Cork (30-minute walk)
  • Pairc Ui Chaoimh (37-minute walk)
  • Everyman Palace Theatre (1-minute walk)
  • St. Patrick's Bridge (4-minute walk)
  • Cork Arts Theatre (5-minute walk)
  • Savoy Theatre (6-minute walk)
  • Cork Opera House (6-minute walk)

Getting around

  • Cork (ORK) 14-min drive
  • CORK (Station) 9-min walk
  • Glounthaune Station 11-min drive
  • Midleton Station 21-min drive
  • Self-parking (surcharge)
  • Discounted off-site parking

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 98 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 5 floors


  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-out time is noon

Required at check-in

  • Credit card deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Self parking *

  • Discounted off-site parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Buffet breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • 2 restaurants
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Things to do
  • Indoor pool
  • Health club
  • Steam room
  • Sauna
  • Fitness classes on site
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Golfing nearby
Working away
  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference centre
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Built in 1897
  • Lift
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
Languages Spoken
  • English

In the room

Home comforts
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • TV
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Fridge (on request)
  • Daily housekeeping

Special features


Riverview Restaurant – This restaurant only serves breakfast.A children's menu is available.

The Bistro – This brasserie specialises in regional cuisine and serves lunch and dinner.

Met Bar – This bar only serves light fare.

The Metropole Hotel’s small print

Also known as

  • Metropole Hotel Cork
  • Metropole Cork
  • Gresham Metropole Hotel
  • Gresham Metropole Hotel Cork
  • Metropole Hotel Cork
  • Metropole Cork


This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag and hen parties.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Optional extras

Self-parking costs EUR 7.5 per night

Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of EUR 15 per person (approximately)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

Recent reviews

Very Good 8.4 From 758 reviews

The Metropole Hotel
Nice stay
Very nice hotel, good location
Stuart, gb2 night business trip
The Metropole Hotel
Excellent hotel
Third visit to The Metropole and we are already planning our visit in 2019 ! Historic hotel looking very nice after a refurbishment. Clean and comfortable rooms, excellent breakfast, pleasant bar and great staff. Great location
Gerard, gb3 night trip with friends
The Metropole Hotel
Excellent Hotel
Hotel great, staff very helpful, overall a very nice stay.
A Traveller, gbOther trip
The Metropole Hotel
Very good hotel with good location.
Hotel had been spruced up since last visit and looked so much better, and modern. Centrally located for shops, restaurants and travel..
A Traveller, gbOther trip
The Metropole Hotel
Family trip to Cork
Our stay was really good at the Metropole Hotel even though we stayed with a 14-month old baby. The staff was really friendly and helpful. The room was big enough and the bed comfortable. The hotel is in the city centre close to restaurants and pubs. I can only recommend it.
Eva, gb4 night family trip

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