The River Lee Hotel places you within a 10-minute stroll of popular attractions such as Saint Fin Barre's Cathedral and University College Cork. This 182-room, 4-star hotel welcomes guests with a restaurant, a full-service spa, and an indoor pool. On a river, it's also near Bells of Shandon and St. Anne's Shandon Church.

Dining

Enjoy a bite to eat at the hotel's restaurant, or relax with a drink at the bar/lounge. Savor a meal from the privacy of your room with 24-hour room service, or get a pick-me-up at the coffee shop/café. For your convenience, a full breakfast is served each morning for a fee.

Rooms

All 182 air-conditioned rooms provide minibars, coffee makers, and safes. Guests can expect free WiFi and LCD TVs with satellite channels. Pillowtop beds grant a restful night's sleep, and bathrooms offer hair dryers and designer toiletries. Other standard amenities include ironing boards and desks.

Property features

Guests of The River Lee Hotel enjoy a full-service spa, an indoor pool, and a health club. There's free parking if you drive. The 24-hour front desk has multilingual staff ready to assist with dry cleaning/laundry, luggage storage, and securing valuables. Other amenities at this spa hotel include a spa tub, a sauna, and conference space.

Highlights

  • Walking distance to Saint Fin Barre's Cathedral and University College Cork
  • Free in-room WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Onsite dining

The River Lee Hotel

Hotel Amenities

Room Amenities

The River Lee Hotel offers 182 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and safes. Beds feature pillowtop mattresses. LCD televisions come with satellite channels.

Bathrooms include designer toiletries and hair dryers. This Cork hotel provides complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and irons/ironing boards. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Air conditioning 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Desk 
  • LCD TV 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Free WiFi 
  • In-room safe 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 

Hotel Amenities

The contemporary River Lee Hotel's welcomes guests with river views from a sunny terrace and a lobby art collection. A health club features an indoor pool, while The Urban Escape Spa has 6 treatment rooms for a full range of services and a relaxation lounge. With riverfront views from a seasonal outdoor terrace, The Weir Bistro and Bar is open daily and offers 24-hour room service.

Free WiFi and a 24-hour business center are available at this Cork hotel. Events can be scheduled in the hotel's 8 river view meeting rooms. Guest parking is complimentary.

  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Conference space 
  • Business center 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Babysitting or childcare 
  • Indoor pool 
  • Restaurant 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Express check-in 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Health club 
  • Total number of rooms - 182 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Library 
  • Number of floors - 4 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Terrace 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 8 
  • Free self parking 
  • Sauna 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Spa tub 
  • Steam room 
  • Wedding services 
  • Year Built 2006 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free wired high-speed Internet

Parking

Free self parking

Spa Services

The modern Urban Escape Spa has 6 treatment rooms offering a comprehensive range of rejuvenating services. Highlights include body wraps, glow facials, and aromatherapy massages.

  • Hot stone massage 
  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Prenatal massage 
  • Sports massage 
  • Number of treatment rooms 6 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 

Where to Eat

The Weir Bistro and Bar - With stunning waterfront views from an outdoor terrace, the bistro serves local fare for breakfast and dinner. The Weir Bar offers an all-day menu and brunch on Saturday and Sunday.

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Nearby Things to Do

An indoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a health club, a sauna, a steam room, and a fitness facility.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 

Hotel Policies

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children 11 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for full breakfast: EUR 17.95 for adults and EUR 12.50 for children (approximately)
  • Rollaway beds are available for an additional fee
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

We should mention

Children 11 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

Hotel Name

  • Hotel River Lee
  • Lee Hotel
  • Lee River Hotel
  • River Lee
  • River Lee Cork
  • River Lee Hotel
  • River Lee Hotel Cork

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Hospitality Program, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

National Rating

Fáilte Ireland (The National Tourism Development Authority) assigns an official star rating for accommodations in Ireland. This Hotel property is rated 4 stars.


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