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County Wexford, Ireland
Reviewed 29 August 2014

The worst "hotel" I have ever stayed in.. Myself and 13 friends stayed there for a stag a few weeks back.. Needing though price was agreed and paid the still wanted a deposit off of each of us. We had 2 rooms booked and not 1 of them had hot water in the shower and barley luke warm water in...

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4Thank Joe L
Tipperary
Reviewed 24 August 2014

There was a considerable hole under the lino in the bathroom floor likely to cause injury at some point. The wallpaper was hanging off the ceiling. No hot water. Mould on the shower curtain. Radiator wouldn't turn off and the room was like a sauna. Mattress had broken springs. Pretty much the worst place I've stayed in.

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2Thank jemmadeegan
Dijon, France
Reviewed 17 August 2014 via mobile

I thought I was getting an OK deal on this hotel/hostel for the night. I wasn't. We arrived to a dirty room with the walls peeling. The bathroom was disgusting and they provided no soap or waste bin. To top it off the room next to us was screaming and shouting until 8am therefore making it a tired final day...

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4Thank essjaibee
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 9 August 2014

As women my friends and I found this hostel very unsafe. There are no staff on duty at certain times of the night and there were male guests roaming up and down the hallways and trying to get into all the rooms. At one point they actually managed to get into one of our rooms (a private double room) because...

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Reviewed 7 August 2014

Dirty horrible place!!! Owner is a con man & very rude, had 3 nights booked here but left after 1 terrible night. Bathroom so dirty & mouldy not fit for a dog! This place needs to be closed down. Would rather sleep on a park bench!!!! You would be insane to stay here.

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4Thank sallysmith125171
Bristol, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 August 2014

Avoid this place like the plague-it was dirty,no locks on doors,falling apart-we had no choice but to stay one night and cancelled the following two we had booked but they refused a refund,even for the night they had more than 24hrs notice.

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1Thank Trudy S
Bristol, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 August 2014 via mobile

Stayed in many places across the world but nothing quite as bad as this. Be warned it looks like a place tgats been stripped before having renovations done. The bathroom is mouldy with fixtures hanging off the walls. The walls are unplastered and where a connecting door once was is a piece of plywood held on by two screws. The...

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1Thank Teresa J
Reviewed 28 July 2014

I booked a room in a dorm for the night and wasn’t expecting much. I just wanted a bed and shower in the morning, so how could I go wrong? Well, the whole place was a little shabby looking, but that doesn’t matter, right? When I got to the room it looked like they had cleaned the main areas, but...

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Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 22 July 2014

Place needs a big renovation and the attitude of the staff leaves a lot to be desired! That said bed was new and clean and room was passable. Fine if in a stag party group as you will be spending little time there but if considering it as a hostel there appeared to be much better choices in kilkenny

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Reviewed 10 July 2014

My boyfriend and I were traveling around Ireland and staying mostly in dorm-style hostels, so we were excited to stay in a private room for two nights (after having great experience with a private room in a hostel in Connemara). To start with, the hostel was hard to find because all of the signs said "hotel," and one of the...

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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: ₹ 4,836 - ₹ 9,182 (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.”
  • 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, 17 Nov 2014 | Read review
“Do not stay here”
joelL9703JX, 29 Aug 2014 | Read review
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