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

Western Road Cork Cork

Hotel Amenities

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) 
  • Business center 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Conference space 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • 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 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • 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

Room Amenities

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

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.

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 

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 

Accessibility

To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

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

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel 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.

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.

Hotel Name

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

We should mention

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

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

Official Ireland Rating provided by Fáilte Ireland (The National Tourism Development Authority)


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