From Dublin (N8)
From the Dunkettle roundabout (next to Jack Lynch Tunnel) follow the signs for Cork City Centre (do not go under the tunnel).
Continue straight on, you will come in the road along the River Lee, do not cross the river at any point.
Keep going straight on, and you will come to the rear of the Metropole Hotel (large yellow painted building from rear), once you have past the hotel, turn right at the next set of traffic lights. Followed immediately by another right at the next set of traffic lights. You are now on MacCurtain Street, the Metropole Hotel is situated 200m along this on the right hand side, and you will find a set-down area outside for your convenience.