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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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... More 

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4 of 5 stars 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... More 

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2 of 5 stars 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... More 

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1 of 5 stars 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... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

Do not visit this hotel. I have never set foot in such a dump in all my life. We needed to get something to eat and ended up in the Metropole bar/"restaurant". Before taking a seat we asked the barman if they were still serving food (they still had a lunch menu displayed outside the door at 6.15pm), we were... More 

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Limerick, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Firstly I would like to take this opportunity to say a special thank you to eoin who looked after 15 of us when we travelled here for my hen party on 11/6/16.we booked a package deal through hen parties.ie who gave me no indication that we were staying in hostel type accomadation,i called the hotel by chance on the previous... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

Booked a night away here last week. When we showed up our booking wasn't showing up on the computer. It turns out I booked a non refundable night in two weeks time instead of the date we arrived. The girl who was dealing with us was so so friendly and couldn't have been more helpful. She booked us in no... More 

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1 Thank Aoibhinn O
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

we were traveling in a group stayed there for three nights, the food was relly awesome, newly furnished rooms were bright and beautyfull, really loved the atmosphere in bar, and location is great too, right in the middle of kilkenny city.

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Cork, Ireland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

I was in Kilkenny with a group of friends on a Saturday, when we stopped into the Metropole for some bar food. I ordered a burger and chips. It was a good 20 minutes before my friends were served their unappetising meals, and after another 20 minutes, and despite assurances that mine was 'on the way', I insisted that they... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • 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: $70 - $141 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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