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kildare
Reviewed 13 September 2015 via mobile

Would not stay here again,if your looking for somewhere Just to lay your head it's for you.This place is seemingly under renovation but by no means should they be putting people up in the rooms which I was shown too on arrival.Very very poor as 4 women were asked to sleep in bunk beds,I'm sorry but if I wanted a...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 22 August 2015

I booked here as I wanted to be really central, and yet at a reasonable price. Then I went and read reviews and was filled with trepidation ..... But - what a fabulous surprise when I arrived !!!! The rooms have been renovated ........ not sure if all the rooms have been done yet .... but I was in room...

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5Thank Almostgreynomad
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 11 August 2015 via mobile

Stayed here one night during the Kilkenny Arts festival. Perfect for the price. Clean room, hot shower, comfortable bed and in a central location. The place is being done up and we got one of the very newly refurbished rooms - white and bright!!! I'm sure it could be noises at the weekend but it was perfect for us midweek....

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2Thank KazzerDempsey
Orangevale, California
Reviewed 1 February 2015

Overpriced for what you get. We had trouble even getting in one morning. You get a discount on food downstairs but it isn't worth it. And they'll claim they have free breakfast and they totally don't. Every day they had a new excuse why there was no food out. Lame. I'm normally not picky at all. I can put up...

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4Thank ohheytherejessica
Ireland
Reviewed 27 December 2014

On booking this so called 'hotel' I was pleased as it looked spectacular online much to my disappointment when I arrived it was awful. The room was tiny with an en suite which smelt of damp, had no shower curtain which didn't matter as you would of been just as filthy after having a shower it was that bad...the towels...

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7Thank Legibomb
County Wexford, Ireland
Reviewed 7 December 2014 via mobile

On a Christmas night out, my three sisters and I were supposed to stay here. One of my sisters booked this, admittedly none of us thought about reading any reviews. On the plus side the bar man that checked us in was a really nice guy, but I have to say that's the only good thing I can say about...

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4Thank 19stormy67
Kilkenny
Reviewed 17 November 2014

Not going to write too much here because there's not much to say. This was probably one of the worst rooms I've ever had to misfortune to stay in. Yes I had read the reviews beforehand but I didn't book this my brother did (for 10 of us). At least we could laugh about it and it'll be a talking...

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1Thank DeclanJ
Reviewed 28 October 2014

So landed into the Metropole on a late Friday evening to join a stag party. Within a couple of minutes you can gauge what a place will be like and I knew the Metropole was not going to be good! The first issue was being told by the person behind the bar he'd be with me in a minute. Approximately...

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Thank Brendan P
Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 September 2014

Stayed here on a stag do recently, our party of 10 (all professionals in our 30s) where somewhat surprised to be asked for €40 each as a 'Security deposit' on arrival.We had 2 rooms, a room with 2 and the rest in a dorm. Upon arrival in my room, I was shocked to discover that the wallpaper was hanging off...

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2Thank NWMcNickle
Reviewed 1 September 2014

I was due to stay here as part of a stag party. There were about ten of us and we were split up around several different rooms. The standard of hygiene was atrocious and the service was horrendous. We arrived later than the rest of the group and we were grabbing a quick (cold) shower in the retro blue moulded...

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5Thank CiaranAbroad

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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
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Kilkenny > Kilkenny
Price Range: $68 - $142 (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”
 of 5 bubbles dominich303, 11 Sep 2016 | Read review
“higher back rooms have less noise there is a very late bar here”
 of 5 bubbles christophermG8683DR, 16 Jun 2016 | Read review
“located in city center”
 of 5 bubbles thetravelersank, 11 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Look elsewhere, Kilkenny is a busy spot but there are far better options available.”
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  • 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
 of 5 bubbles DeclanJ, 17 Nov 2014 | Read review
“Do not stay here”
 of 5 bubbles joelL9703JX, 29 Aug 2014 | Read review
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