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 (9.5)

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Buffet

Private parking available

Loyal Customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


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4 reasons to choose The Metropole Hotel Cork

  • Prices you can't beat!
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  • The staff speaks English
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What's nearby
  • Cork Opera House
    0.2 miles
  • Cork Custom House
    0.2 miles
  • Crawford Art Gallery
    0.3 miles
  • Heineken Brewery Ireland
    0.3 miles
  • St. Mary's Church
    0.3 miles
  • Cork City Hall
    0.3 miles
  • Saints Peter and Paul's Church
    0.3 miles
  • The English Market
    0.4 miles
  • Shandon Steeple
    0.4 miles
  • Cork Butter Museum
    0.4 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Isaac's Restaurant
    0 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Shelboure
    0 miles
Top attractions
  • The Cathedral of Saint Mary and Saint Anne
    0.4 miles
  • Collins Barracks Military Museum
    0.4 miles
  • Kent Train Station
    0.5 miles
  • Saint Fin Barre's Cathedral
    0.7 miles
  • University College Cork
    1.2 miles
  • Pairc Ui Chaoimh
    1.4 miles
  • Blarney Stone
    4.7 miles
  • Blarney Castle
    4.7 miles
  • Fota Wildlife Park
    6.9 miles
  • Cathedral of St. Colman
    8.2 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Lake Lough Ine
    7.5 miles
  • River River Lee
    0 miles
  • Ocean/Sea Atlantic Ocean
    0 miles
Closest Airports
  • Cork Airport
    4.2 miles
  • Kerry Airport
    49.5 miles
  • Shannon Airport
    58.1 miles
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1 Restaurant On Site

    The Bistro

    Food: Irish

Amenities of The Metropole Hotel Cork
  • Outdoor furniture
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Private parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and costs EUR 7.50 per day.
  • Accessible parking
  • Street parking
  • Secure 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
  • Heating
  • Car rental
  • Packed lunches
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Elevator
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Health & Wellness Facilities
  • Fitness
  • Fitness center
Languages Spoken
  • English
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Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

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


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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.

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Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.

Maestro Mastercard Visa American Express 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.

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.