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.

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Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.4)

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Buffet

Private parking available

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There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


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  • Is a smoking room available

    The hotel is fully non smoking


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    Answered on December 2, 2019
  • Hi Do you have lifts

    Yes, the hotels have lifts


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    Answered on February 29, 2020
  • 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.


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    Answered on July 20, 2021
  • 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


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    Answered on August 21, 2021
  • hi do you have any king size bedrooms available

    Hi No, all of our beds are queen bed in our rooms


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    Answered on February 25, 2021
  • Do ye take one 4 all vouchers for bookings

    Yes, One 4 All Vouchers are accepted at our Hotel.


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    Answered on January 10, 2022
  • 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.


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    Answered on December 28, 2021
  • Hi, Just wondering if the bathrooms have showers? Many thanks Anne

    Yes they do.


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    Answered on September 27, 2021
  • hi, just wondering as ye far away from cuh?? have a appointment for 8am and was wondering do you arrange taxi for guest etc

    yes, we can arrange a taxi for you


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    Answered on July 10, 2021
  • Do I need to be travelling for an essential reason to book a room this month?

    Yes, we can only accept reservations for essential travel until 2nd June 2021


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    Answered on May 5, 2021
  • Hi. I may need to stay in the hotel next Monday for work purposes. Is the restaurant open for dinner and breakfast

    Yes, the restaurant is open for resident only


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    Answered on January 8, 2021
  • Is there a pool in the hotel?

    The hotel does indeed contain full leisure and swimming facilities, Our gym facilities are currently open, however our swimming pool remains closed for the time being.


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    Answered on December 2, 2021
  • Hi is the swimming pool open currently if not I’d there a date it will be opened?

    Hi, I don't have confirmation on when the pool will be reopened yet.


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    Answered on September 23, 2021
  • Hi there I was wondering if you allow pets - we have a puppy, fully trained that we would like to bring Thanks

    Hi, we only accept service and guide dogs only


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  • Hi. Do you have two rooms that have internal access to one another? Regards Keith

    Hi, no we don't have interconnecting rooms in the hotel, we can allocate 2 rooms next to each other for you, but they wouldn't have an internal door.


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  • Hi, is breakfast only continental, or is there a full Irish/English option, and is this at an extra cost? 🤔

    If you reserve a bed and breakfast rate you will have the full Irish/ English option available to you.


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    Asked about: Double Room • Answered on May 13, 2021
  • do you have a swimming pool

    Our swimming pool is currently closed, it isn't due to reopen until next year.


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    Answered on November 4, 2021
  • Do you have private parking

    We do not have onsite parking due to the central location of the hotel. We do have a partnership with a local car park approx. 2 mins walk from our property. The daily rate is €7.50.


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    Answered on January 22, 2022
  • Do you have a swimming pool and is your hotel near shopping?

    Hi the hotels pool is under maintenance at the moment and wont be opened, yes we are a 5 minute walk for the shopping area.


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  • Is breakfast included I this price thanks

    Hi, it all depends on the rate you book, the room only rates and advance purchase rates do not include breakfast, this is an additional charge.


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Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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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
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  • Ocean/Sea Atlantic Ocean
    0 miles
Closest Airports
  • Cork Airport
    4.2 miles
  • Kerry Airport
    49.5 miles
  • Shannon Airport
    58.1 miles
How to get to The Metropole Hotel Cork from Cork Airport
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1 Restaurant On Site

    The Bistro

    Food: Irish

Amenities of The Metropole Hotel Cork
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
Food & Drink
  • Bottle of water
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
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
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • 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

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House rules
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Check-in

From 3:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

12:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Cancellation/
prepayment

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.

Children 18 and above are considered adults at this property.

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

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

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. Where payments are made via Visa Debit, full payment plus a deposit of €50 per room per night is required on check in to guarantee full and final payment. Please note third party credit cards will not be accepted. No smoking or vaping is permitted anywhere in the Hotel.

A Debit card will be charged for the full amount of your stay. The hotel will also A copy of valid photo ID will also need to be provided. Cash-only payments will not be accepted.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), make sure you're booking this property in accordance with the destination's local government guidelines, including (but not limited to) the purpose of travel and maximum group size.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property can only accept bookings from essential workers/permitted travelers on dates where such guidelines exist. Reasonable evidence must be provided on arrival. If it isn't provided, your booking will be canceled on arrival.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property currently isn't accepting guests from certain countries on dates where such guidelines exist.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary, and other relevant info on dates where such guidelines exist.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Spa and gym facilities at this property are unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

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.

FAQs about The Metropole Hotel Cork

  • 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.

  • Check-in at The Metropole Hotel Cork is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • The Metropole Hotel Cork is 1,500 feet from the center of Cork.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to The Metropole Hotel Cork by:

    • Bus 25min

  • Guests staying at The Metropole Hotel Cork can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.7).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Buffet
    • À la carte

  • Room options at The Metropole Hotel Cork include:

    • Double
    • Twin

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

    • Fitness center
    • Fitness

  • The Metropole Hotel Cork has 1 restaurant:

    • The Bistro

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at The Metropole Hotel Cork (subject to availability):

    • Private Parking
    • Parking
    • Secure parking
    • Street parking
    • Accessible parking