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Metropole hotel

06/04/2017 06/05/2017
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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here last weekend on a hen weekend! There was 10 of us! We were in the new part of the building and it was everything you could ask for for a hen! The room was extremely clean! Staff looked after us so well even though they had to open the door for us to get in about a million...

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Reviewed March 17, 2017 via mobile

We made a booking at the beginning of December for two rooms. All confirmed. On arriving from Australia in March to find the place was obviously closed up. We arrived at check in time, rang the door bell and waited an hour and still no sign of anyone. We found a public phone and called, but the phone rang out....

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Galway
Reviewed March 14, 2017

Despite being advertised as a hotel, this is a hostel. There is no other way around it. We were booked in for a stag for the weekend and had no bother finding the place. The issues started as soon as we arrived, they had no key cards for particular rooms and had to let people in and out with a...

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Maguiresbridge
Reviewed March 6, 2017

Hen weekend away in January '17 with friends and family. Everything was lovely, rooms were recently refurbished, staff were so helpful, fantastic stay and great location. Whole group were made to feel welcomed.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed October 9, 2016

i will recommend to stay in some place alse its more like a hostel with rooms then B&B or hotel. the check in is inside a bar! in the morning when we wanted to check out we couldn't as the bar was close so we was need to wait until someone come. if u travel with bags it really hard...

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1Thank meir c
Reviewed September 11, 2016

The metropole is a basic hotel come dorn type hostel for travellers. It is clean and the staff are friendly, the food is good. The private room I had was adequate, clean and had a good shower but small. Not the Ritz but comfortable. The bar is ok and had entertainment, a one man band usually. Very central and convenient...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed August 23, 2016

Stayed here one night. Check in was easy. Room was clean, though the flushing toilet shook the pipes to the point that you wonder how the hotel still stands. Room faced the street, on the side of the hotel, so wasnt the quietest hotel ever, but fit the bill. We only spent 60 Euros for the night, so reading the...

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Reviewed August 16, 2016

I'd been to Kilkenny before and attempted to book the same B&B where I'd stayed last time. No such luck. So I found the Metropole. When I got to Kilkenny, I couldn't find it, despite my GPS. So I drove around, got lost--that wasn't Metropole's fault--then found I was next to it, according to the electronics. Puzzled, I looked more...

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Washington, District of Columbia
Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

Staff is friendly but the triple room we are in is pretty bare bones....more hostel than hotel, which sucks for 175 euro a night. If we were paying half as much, it would be fine, but a nice hotel in Dublin cost nearly as much. It is centrally located so that's nice. Other rooms may be better equipped, but don't...

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Limerick, Ireland
Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

Price doubled for this hotel cause there was a concert on . €560 for a room that held 6 of us , a hotel no more Like a hostel after u went up 3 flights of stairs , we were put in to a room above a Derelict building dirty and like a maze to get in to . No...

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
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  • Bar/Lounge
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Now under new management. The Metropole hotel in Kilkenny is a B&B and backpackers hostel with accommodation ranging from private twins and doubles to dorms sleeping 8, including a female only dorm. All rooms have en suite facilities and we provide fresh linen and towels and a free continental breakfast each morning. We serve great traditional Irish and International food in our bar, which also features live music 5 nights a week. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Metropole hotel

Address: High Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Kilkenny > Kilkenny
Price Range: $58 - $147 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Metropole hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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“ask to see room before you pay, you will be asked to pay on arrival so check 1 st”
dominich303, Sep 11, 2016 | Read review
“higher back rooms have less noise there is a very late bar here”
christophermG8683DR, Jun 16, 2016 | Read review
“located in city center”
thetravelersank, Jun 11, 2016 | Read review
“Look elsewhere, Kilkenny is a busy spot but there are far better options available.”
  • Ceiling
  • Seriously would you wash here?
  • Bedroom wall
  • What used to be a doorway or fire escape? Luckily the room is too damp to catch fire!
  • Duct tape holding walls together
DeclanJ, Nov 17, 2014 | Read review
“Do not stay here”
joelL9703JX, Aug 29, 2014 | Read review
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