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The Metropole Hotel

4-starFáilte Ireland (The National Tourism Development Authority) assigns an official star rating for accommodations in Ireland. This Hotel property is rated 4 stars.
MacCurtain Street, Cork, Cork, Ireland

4-star hotel with 2 restaurants, near English Market
  • Free WiFi
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Great location
Fantastic service
Tasty breakfast

The Metropole Hotel

from A$174
  • Signature Double Room
  • Signature Twin Room
  • Executive Double Room
  • Budget Double Room

What’s around The Metropole Hotel


  • In Victorian Quarter
  • English Market - 12 min walk
  • University College Cork - 28 min walk
  • Pairc Ui Chaoimh - 37 min walk
  • Everyman Palace Theatre - 1 min walk
  • St. Patrick's Bridge - 4 min walk
  • Cork Arts Theatre - 5 min walk
  • Savoy Theatre - 6 min walk

Getting around

  • Cork (ORK) - 8 min drive
  • Cork Kent Station - 8 min walk
  • Midleton Station - 16 min drive
  • Glounthaune Station - 18 min drive

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 108 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 5 floors


  • Check-in time 3:00 PM-anytime
  • Check-out time is noon
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be 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 offsite parking

Payment types at the property

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
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Things to do
  • Steam room
  • Sauna
  • 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
  • Year Built – 1897
  • Lift
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
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
  • Daily housekeeping

Special features


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

The Bistro - This brasserie specializes in regional cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Open daily.

Met Bar - This bar serves light fare only. Open daily.

The Metropole Hotel’s small print

Also known as

  • Metropole Hotel Cork
  • The Metropole Hotel Cork
  • The Metropole Hotel Hotel
  • The Metropole Hotel 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/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards on site.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service.

The property affirms that it adheres to the Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global) sanitization guidelines.

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.

FAQs for The Metropole Hotel

  • Are pets allowed at The Metropole Hotel?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
  • Is parking offered at The Metropole Hotel?
    Yes. Self parking costs EUR 7.5 per night.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at The Metropole Hotel?
    You can check in from 3:00 PM to anytime. Check-out time is noon.
  • Are there restaurants at or near The Metropole Hotel?
    Yes, there are 2 onsite restaurants.

Recent reviews

Fabulous 8.8 From 815 reviews

Very good 8.0
Service creates an experience
Great stay made fantastic by the service
Dilip, au2 night family trip
Good 6.0
Recent stay at the Metropole
In keeping with its rating. Below average service at bar and restaurant; left waiting for extended time after ordering drinks, not a busy period, no apology or explanation offered. Restaurant under new management; very ordinary standard of food. Nearby affiliated carpark a nightmare to use.
Jane M, au2 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great Hotel
Great old style hotel 10 minutes walk to the heart of Cork,could not fault hotel or staff had a wonderful time at this hotel
James, au1 night romance trip
Very good 8.0
Great place to stay
We stayed in Signature Double room. The mattress was a bit old but the room and bathroom were lovely. Great location and the staff were fantastic. Would stay again
Jennifer, au3 night trip with friends
Very good 8.0
Friendly hotel, great location
Hotel itself was well kept and staff were extremely welcoming and friendly upon first impressions. Generally we had a great stay! However we did experience an issue with the ceiling in our room leaking as the building is older but staff were quick to rectify. One of the best aspects of this hotel is it’s location, everything Cork city has to offer is within a 15minute walk.
Lauren, gb2 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10.0
As usual top class
We always stay here when in cork, with good reason , excellent location, friendly staff and top class service
Damien, us2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Ideal hotel for visit to Cork.
Very friendly and helpful staff. Nice bar. Very convenient location.
Patrick, us1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Don’t miss this hotel.
From the reception to the second we left the staff could not do enough to help us. Big shout out to John, the concierge. An amazing member of staff. Add onto that the location, bing a few minutes walk to the shops, the restaurants and the life. Don’t miss out on breakfast, it is superb. 10 out of 10 from this fussy traveller.
Edward, gb2 night business trip
Very good 8.0
Overall happy enough
Good centrally located hotel. Staff were nice and hotel was clean. Room was a bit dated and cramped but warm and clean. Overall was happy enough with stay and would stay again and recommend to friends.
John, ie1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great staff lovely atmosphere great location. Love the little touches around the place .ice water and apple s. Nice old hotel.pool needs work but i believe thats on the cards .looking forward to going back Christmas.
Alice, ie2 night family trip

The Metropole Hotel

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