In the heart of Cork City Center, the Metropole Hotel Cork is just a short stroll from the city’s business district and many excellent shops, boutiques, theaters and galleries. During your stay at the Metropole Hotel Cork, you can relax in one of 98 tastefully decorated bedrooms, equipped with everything for a comfortable stay. At the rear of the hotel is the Riverview Restaurant, with some unique views overlooking Cork’s famous River Lee and city center. The Riverview Restaurant is opened each morning for an a la carte breakfast, with a wide variety of hot and cold options. The Riverview Restaurant is also available for private functions.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip.

The Metropole Hotel Cork has been welcoming guests since Aug 31, 2005

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.4)

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish

Loyal Customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


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Room Type
1 full bed
1 twin bed
1 full bed
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Travel Sustainable Level 3+
This property has made significant commitments towards sustainability by subscribing to one or more third-party sustainability certifications.
Guest reviews


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Free WiFi
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  • Mara
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Good location. Nice view of river. Tara’s Tea Room across the street was great for a lovely breakfast.
  • Paul
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Great location in center of city. Roadwork being done, but not a big problem. Friendly staff. Quiet at night. Good bathroom and shower. Fantastic breakfast. Train station just a ten- minute walk away.
  • A
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    We really enjoyed the breakfast, loved the chef’s porridge.
  • Eva
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The location was convenient and the room was nice.
  • Keith
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Breakfast was quite good. A great bar/restaurant staff. Aoife was very nice.
  • Lloyd
    Room was very nice maybe a little to warm location was good staff at reception were lovely Will definitely stay again
  • Katie
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Beds were comfy, we had a corner room and loved it!!
  • Michael
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Room was clean and adequate size. The breakfast was great, the location was perfect.
  • Paul
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    It’s proximity to everything. Well-located. Nice breakfast. Thanks for the hot water kettle. I like a cup of decaf at the end of the day.
  • Szpara
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Breakfast was very good. Room was large and comfortable. The location was good.

Property questions and answers
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  • Is a smoking room available

    The hotel is fully non smoking
    Answered on 2 December 2019
  • Hi, I don't have a credit card. Will a visa debit card be ok?

    Hi No you will need a credit card on check in to the hotel.
    Answered on 20 July 2021
  • Hi Do you have lifts

    Yes, the hotels have lifts
    Answered on 29 February 2020
  • Is there on site parking

    We do not have onsite parking, however we have an agreement with a locally convenient car park approx. 2 minute walk for our property.
    Answered on 28 December 2021
  • Hi I was wondering if it’s possible to have a later check-out at around 2 or 3 o’clock? As the day I would be checking in it would only be 6/7 in the ..

    Good Morning Can you advise on the name of your reservation? For a late check out to 3pm, would be an additional €20.Please advise if you wish to add.
    Answered on 14 July 2020
  • Hi, is there parking available nearby or at the hotel?

    Good Afternoon For car parking we use St.Patrick's Quay multi story beside the hotel, we have a discounted rate of €7.50 per 24 hours. Kind Regards Tricia
    Answered on 21 August 2021
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Hotel area info *

1 Restaurant On Site

  • The Bistro
    • Cuisine

Amenities of The Metropole Hotel Cork
Great facilities! Review score, 8.4

Most popular amenities
  • Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Room service
  • Bar
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and costs € 10 per day.
  • Parking garage
  • Accessible parking
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Suit press
    Additional charge
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • Business center
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hypoallergenic room available
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Car rental
  • Packed lunches
  • Carpeted
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Elevator
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Wake-up service/Alarm clock
  • Room service
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
  • Fitness
  • Fitness center
Languages Spoken
  • English

House rules

The Metropole Hotel Cork takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 4:00 PM


Until 11:00 AM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

The number of cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cribs are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.

Maestro Mastercard Visa American Express Cash is not accepted The Metropole Hotel Cork accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

When booking for 5 rooms or more, different policies and additional supplements will apply.

During check-in guests will be asked to provide a valid credit card for pre-authorization.

It is hotel policy to request a credit card pre-authorization from all guests in order to check into the hotel.

This pre-authorization is not a sale on the card but it is merely a hold of the funds which is completed on check out or voided if another method of payment is preferred. Please note third party credit cards will not be accepted.

Please be advised that each room is required to provide a credit card for pre-authorization of their stay and incidentals. Unfortunately, the property is unable to pre-authorize debit cards.

Cash-only payments will not be accepted.

No smoking or vaping is permitted anywhere in the Hotel.

A copy of valid photo ID will also need to be provided.

Guest’s must be over 18 year of age to check into the hotel unless accompanied by a Parent/Guardian

Please inform The Metropole Hotel Cork of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Guests under the age of 18 can only check in with a parent or official guardian.

FAQs about The Metropole Hotel Cork

  • Check-in at The Metropole Hotel Cork is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • The Metropole Hotel Cork offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Fitness center
    • Fitness

  • The Metropole Hotel Cork is 1,500 feet from the center of Cork. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Room options at The Metropole Hotel Cork include:

    • Double
    • Twin

  • The Metropole Hotel Cork has 1 restaurant:

    • The Bistro

  • Guests staying at The Metropole Hotel Cork can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.3).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish

  • The prices at The Metropole Hotel Cork may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.