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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 26 November 2013

The Metropole was, hands down, one of the best hostels I've ever stayed in. Not only were the rooms clean (and affordable), but the customer service was top of the line. The owner, Ceartan, was lovely. He took time out to help me plan my travels (I was traveling alone), and answered any questions that I needed throughout my stay....

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Drogheda
Reviewed 25 November 2013

A friend and I went to the bar for a few drinks and we seen there was a trad irish session on which was great. We did not stay overnight however the staff in the bar are to be highly commended. Very pleasant, polite and service with a smile.

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Kiel, Germany
Reviewed 8 October 2013

We stayed in the metropole for two nights. As it wasn't during the season we got a pretty good offer for the three of us. We had a bathroom en suite. It surely wasn't the most modern accommodation we stayed in, but it was very clean. Down at the bar there was a very nice barkeeper, who turned out to...

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Slovenia
Reviewed 3 October 2013

The standards are like a hostel, well what you pay is what you get. Rooms are small, beds way too soft with old school mattresses... There's a pub downstairs which serves as a checkin place as well. They serve you complimentary toast with butter, jam and coffee/tea in the morning. It's located on the main street. At the end it...

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Reviewed 20 August 2013 via mobile

This hotel is more of a hoStel standard, so if you expect hotel rooms, you won't find it here. But the rooms are ok standard considering the cheap prices. Stayed for two nights. Fairly clean and the staff was service minded and cheerful. You get a code for your room and The front door (no curfue).

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Madison, Wisconsin
Reviewed 12 August 2013

Highly recommend the Irish Stew. We were only in Kilkenney for a week. The Irish Stew was so good we bypassed trying a new restaurant and went back for seconds of the stew. We had a grand time in the Metropole Bar. The locals were friendly, staff professional, and very helpful. We were in search of Irish Music in March....

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Reviewed 11 August 2013

Invited to a stag party in Kilkenny and they unfortunately booked this place. When we arrived we were spoken to like children by the manager (we are all 30-50yrs of age) we are not a rowdy crowd and all in respectable jobs, health service, social services, army and Garda Reserve etc. Due to the place being smashed up the week...

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1Thank Chriswild31
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 29 July 2013

First of all, this isnt a hotel, instead its a really dirty low budget hostel. The staff (aside from the girl) are really beyond rude. As I was entering the place I heard people arguing inside and it turned out to be a staff member shouting at a customer!! I was also shouted at by a member of staff after...

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1Thank BattyCatty
Swindon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 July 2013

Had to say a few words about this place as we visited Kilkenny for just a few hours. The brewery tour was not a option as you had to book four hours in advance and I asked if they could put an exrta tour on as I had a bus load of people that wanted to go on it but...

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Waterford, Ireland
Reviewed 3 July 2013

We arrived on a Sat evening to findwe had to share the room with 3 other lads who true the night drank snorted and smoked anything that came there way ...bathroom was smelly wooden floors coming of the ground shower was cat and room was full if spiders ...bar staff were Vry pleasant do

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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: $101 - $193 (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, 11 Sep 2016 | Read review
“higher back rooms have less noise there is a very late bar here”
christophermG8683DR, 16 Jun 2016 | Read review
“located in city center”
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
DeclanJ, 17 Nov 2014 | Read review
“Do not stay here”
joelL9703JX, 29 Aug 2014 | Read review
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