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The River Lee Hotel

4.0 out of 5.0

The River Lee Hotel

4.0 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

The staff was very friendly, place is clean, good location

This was our "splurge" stay during our 3 weeks in Ireland.. And it totally lived up to it. The staff was outstanding and checked us in quite early. You can walk most places in downtown Cork in less than 10 minutes. Beds are really comfortable and the bathroom is quite large with a huge soaking tub. The views were awesome too! Plus they gave us water to go when we checked out. I'd stay here again!

Very clean and comfortable beds. Excellent view of river and city from room.

Great pool and jacuzzi, receptionist were very friendly and helpful, bed very confortable

The room was perfect for our needs and the staff was outstanding! The only thing that I noticed were the drapes in the room were a bit tattered; no big deal. I loved how the hotel was centrally located, in the city. We easily walked to most of our destinations.

Nice hotel outside City Centre. Front Desk staff is excellent! They went above and beyond to give us directions and recommendations! Bar and restaurant staff are just okay. Very hard to get a drink or food in the lounge. Rooms are spacious and bathrooms are very nice.

Great hotel, and great location. Staff was very accommodating.

The River Lee Hotel was very modern and had air conditioning, which we appreciated because the weather was warm and sunny during our visit. The room was clean and you could not hear any noise from the hallway. When we read other reviews it said you had to pay for parking, which is incorrect. Parking is free. The front desk gives you a ticket to leave and there is no charge.

This hotel is glorious and even if one is not staying there, do at least eat at the restaurant. Absolutely the most divine salmon I have ever tasted. Brilliant chef and they make a mean gin and tonic. Hotel staff and accommodations both top notch. One can sit outside in good weather and enjoy the food while sitting aside the river.. Thanks for everything. I’ll be back for sure.

Friendly and helpful staff, free parking in their garage a nice surprise. Easy to reserve on Orbitz

Clean, located nice distance to walk downtown. Came from the states and was allowed to check in hours before - since the flight landed in the morning and the check in time wasn’t until 2pm —very accommodating staff!

This was a spectacular hotel, and would have ranked it higher if I could. Very modern, classy and professional, but exceedingly practical at the same time. You would have thought that I was in a more practical version of a Hyatt. The bar area allows an excellent view of the river and the picturesque houses across the street. The breakfast area was classy and the breakfast buffet was very, very good. The wait staff was professional and very friendly. The room was fantastic. I stayed on the back side and it was very quiet, allowing a great view of the steeple of the famous church in town. Within, the room the bathroom area was clearly the best. It must have been remodeled recently, it was so nice. It had both a very modern shower and a separate bathtub. One of the best, if not the best, of all hotel bathrooms I have been in (and I’ve stayed in a lot of hotels). The price was almost cheap, given all that one received in value.

Great hotel within 10 min walking of Cork center and University College of Cork. Easy to park and friendly staff. The breakfast was a buffet and although a little pricy had anything you could want.

Just spent a lovely week at The River Lee. A ten minute walk to City Centerfor great shopping and dining. A five min walk to UCC. Staff so helpful and knowledgeable. Rooms were a nice size and very clean with super comfy beds. Always nice to look out and see the River Lee! Only be hung missing was a little shop where you could get snacks or a few necessary items. All in all, a great accommodation!

It was very nice, clean, chic and affordable. Staff was great

Western Road Cork Cork

Hotel highlights

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

The River Lee Hotel places you within a 10-minute stroll of popular attractions such as Glucksman Gallery and Saint Fin Barre's Cathedral. This 182-room, 4-star hotel welcomes guests with a restaurant, an indoor pool, and free in-room WiFi.


Dining

For your convenience, a full breakfast is served for a fee on weekdays from 6:30 AM to 10:30 AM and on weekends from 7:30 AM to 11 AM. Savor a meal from the comfort of your room with 24-hour room service, or entertain your taste buds at the onsite restaurant or coffee shop/café.


Rooms

Guests can expect to find free WiFi and 55-inch an LCD TV with satellite channels. Pillowtop beds sport down comforters and the bathroom offers a hair dryer and designer toiletries. Other standard amenities include a minibar, a coffee maker, and free bottled water.


Property features

At The River Lee Hotel, guests enjoy features like an indoor pool, a health club, and a spa tub. There's free parking if you drive. The 24-hour front desk has multilingual staff ready to assist with concierge services, securing valuables, and dry cleaning/laundry. Other amenities at this family-friendly hotel include a sauna, free WiFi in public areas, and conference space.

Room options

Classic Room, 3 Twin Beds

Twin 3 | Sleeps 3

Classic Room, 2 Double Beds, View

Full 2 | Sleeps 4

Classic Room, 2 Double Beds

Full 2 | Sleeps 4

Classic Room, 1 Double Bed

Full 1 | Sleeps 3

Guest reviews for The River Lee Hotel

Everyone (17) Couples (10) Business (1) Family (1)
5
Everyone

By on Jun 17, 2019

Review comment responded on Jul 17, 2019

Thank you for taking the time to review The River Lee Hotel, we appreciate your feedback greatly.

4
Partner Couples

The staff was very friendly, place is clean, good location

By on Jun 13, 2019

Review comment responded on Jul 17, 2019

Thank you for taking the time to review The River Lee Hotel, we appreciate your feedback greatly.

5
Partner Couples

This was our "splurge" stay during our 3 weeks in Ireland.. And it totally lived up to it. The staff was outstanding and checked us in quite early. You can walk most places in downtown Cork in less than 10 minutes. Beds are really comfortable and the bathroom is quite large with a huge soaking tub. The views were awesome too! Plus they gave us water to go when we checked out. I'd stay here again!

By on May 2, 2019

5
Families

Very clean and comfortable beds. Excellent view of river and city from room.

By , from FL on Apr 13, 2019

5
Partner Couples

Great pool and jacuzzi, receptionist were very friendly and helpful, bed very confortable

By , from Chicago, IL on Feb 15, 2019

5
Everyone

By on Jan 11, 2019

5
Everyone

By on Nov 26, 2018

4
Everyone

The room was perfect for our needs and the staff was outstanding! The only thing that I noticed were the drapes in the room were a bit tattered; no big deal. I loved how the hotel was centrally located, in the city. We easily walked to most of our destinations.

By , from Charlottesville, Virginia on Nov 19, 2018

4
Everyone

Nice hotel outside City Centre. Front Desk staff is excellent! They went above and beyond to give us directions and recommendations! Bar and restaurant staff are just okay. Very hard to get a drink or food in the lounge. Rooms are spacious and bathrooms are very nice.

By on Oct 31, 2018

5
Everyone

By on Oct 18, 2018

The River Lee Hotel

Western Road, Cork, Cork
*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.