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The Metropole Hotel places you within a 15-minute stroll of popular sights such as Cork City Hall and Bells of Shandon. This 3-star hotel has 112 guestrooms and offers conveniences like 2 restaurants, an indoor pool, and free in-room WiFi. Located in central Cork, the hotel is also near St. Anne's Shandon Church and Saint Fin Barre's Cathedral.

Dining

Enjoy dining at Riverview Restaurant, one of 2 onsite restaurants. Satisfy your hunger without leaving your room with 24-hour room service, or quench your thirst with a beverage at the bar/lounge or coffee shop/café. For your convenience, a buffet breakfast is served for a fee each morning from 8 AM to 10:30 AM.

Rooms

The 112 rooms have an array of amenities, including coffee makers, phones, and ironing boards. TVs come with cable channels, and free WiFi keeps guests connected. Bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries.

Property features

Guests staying at The Metropole Hotel enjoy an indoor pool, a health club, and a spa tub. Self parking is available for EUR 7.5 per night. Multilingual staff at the 24-hour front desk can assist with dry cleaning/laundry, luggage storage, and securing valuables. Additional amenities include a sauna, free WiFi in public areas, and a conference center.

Highlights

  • Walking distance to Cork City Hall and Bells of Shandon
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining
  • Indoor pool

The Metropole Hotel

Check-in

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Room Amenities

The Metropole Hotel offers 112 accommodations with coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. Televisions come with cable channels.

Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. Housekeeping is offered daily and refrigerators can be requested.

  • Television 
  • Bathtub or shower 
  • Phone 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Refrigerator (on request) 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Free WiFi 

Hotel Amenities

In addition to an indoor pool, The Metropole Hotel provides a health club, a spa tub, and a sauna. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 2 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at the coffee shop/café. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. High-speed wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary.

12 meeting rooms are available. This Cork hotel also offers multilingual staff, coffee/tea in a common area, and laundry facilities. Onsite parking is available (surcharge).

The Metropole Hotel is a smoke-free property.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Number of floors - 5 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Health club 
  • Total number of rooms - 112 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Offsite parking discounted rates available 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 12 
  • Conference center 
  • Sauna 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Spa tub 
  • Steam room 
  • Indoor pool 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Year Built 1897 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Refrigerator (on request)  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Parking

Self parking (surcharge), Offsite parking discounted rates available

Spa Services

  • Body treatments 

Where to Eat

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 8 AM and 10:30 AM.

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

The Met Brasserie - This brasserie specializes in regional cuisine and serves lunch and dinner.

Met Bar - This bar serves light fare only.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

An indoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a health club and a sauna.

Children under 10 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool, health club, fitness facility, or spa tub without adult supervision.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 
  • Fitness classes on site 
  • Pilates classes on site 
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site 

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Only service animals are allowed

No rollaway/extra beds available

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for buffet breakfast: EUR 15 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: EUR 7.5 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Gresham Metropole
  • Gresham Metropole Cork
  • Gresham Metropole Hotel
  • Gresham Metropole Hotel Cork
  • Metropole Hotel Cork
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We should mention

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. Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Pets

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

National Rating

Fáilte Ireland (The National Tourism Development Authority) assigns an official star rating for accommodations in Ireland. This Hotel property is rated 3 stars.


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