Built in 1890 and comprising a total of 108 rooms spread over 4 floors. Guests may make use of the foyer with 24-hour reception desk and a restaurant.
This hotel is located close to the shopping and commercial district. Links to the public transport network are to be found about 300 m away and the airport can be reached by car in about 15 minutes.
The stylish and cosy rooms come with a bathroom with hairdryer, a direct dial telephone, minibar/ fridge and a hire safe.
Leisure facilities include a sauna, a solarium, a gym and an indoor swimming pool. (Fees apply)
Breakfast is served in the Riverview Restaurant each morning with magnificent and unique views looking over Cork's famous River Lee. While dining in the restaurant spectacular views of Cork's bridges and city centre shopping areas can be seen. The Met Cafe Bar is situated at the front of the hotel, along MacCurtain Street. It is a spacious, elegant and traditional style bar, split over two levels. The upper level boasts a large screen for those Champions League or Heineken Cup evenings, and the lower level has a more serene feel to it, ideal for a quiet chat or negotiating your way through a few more chapters of your latest novel. Lunch and dinner is served here.
American Express, Visa, MasterCard and EC are accepted as methods of payment.
By Car: From Cork Airport - On exiting Cork Airport you will approach a roundabout, on the main Cork to Kinsale road (N27). Take the first exit from this roundabout signposted for Cork City.Go straight down the hill, passing through the two sets of traffic lights, until you reach the large roundabout at the bottom of the hill. Take the third exit from this roundabout, signposted for City Centre (N27). Continue straight on through four sets of traffic lights. You should now be in the second lane from the left, and be turning left at the next junction (after the Elysian Building - 18 storey building on your right). Following this you need to turn right at the next junction, as to cross the river. Continue straight on now, until you come to a T-junction, at which you need to turn left. You should see the Gresham Metropole Hotel on the opposite bank of the river. At the next set of traffic lights, turn right to cross the river, go straight through the next junction, and then turn right at the following set. You are now on MacCurtain Street, the Gresham Metropole Hotel is situated 200m along this on the right hand side, and you will find a set-down area outside for your convenience.
Direct dial telephone
Satellite cable TV
Iron and board