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The River Lee

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed today NEW

Amazing staff, Room gorgeous, right by the city and river. Bar staff outstanding. Denis on reception so helpful. Spa and pool excellent. 100 % in all areas We will definitely be back as soon as possible and stay longer

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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Traveling already more then 5 years to Cork regularly. Tried almost all hotels in the area but sticking with the River Lee hotel. Very efficient hotel, nice atmosphere, excellent front desk, ok bar and restaurant. Complete rooms, nice and good selection breakfast, nice fitness and pool facilities. Good Internet service. Close to the city centre. Overall a hotel that you...

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Western Ireland, Ireland
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed in November last with my partner and son for a one night getaway. I have to say the hotel is lovely, the bar and lobby area are cosy and warm to sit and have a drink, the food is average. Our room was clean and spacious but my spa treatment on the day that we arrived as such a...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Room was lovely especially the bathroom. The swimming pool area was very well maintained the water was warm and the jacuzzi was fabulous. Staff friendly and helpful. Breakfast was excellent, one of the best. The location is ideal for Cork city and the free parking is a bonus. I would highly recommend the River Lee hotel.

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County Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We visited this hotel for a long weekend. The hotel interior was really nice, the beer garden is nice and has blankets to use if it's cold out. The hotel is a few minute walking distance to the city. The bar food was nice, burgers €16 is a bit pricey but hotel bar food is always the same. Really nice...

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Tipperary
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed here recently and enjoyed my stay greatly. Room was very clean, well decorated and spacious. Glenn at reception was very welcoming and answered all queries. The Weir Bar had a nice selection of drinks from cocktails , fine wines and a good selection of beers. Also a fine decking area looking out at the river. The only fault I...

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Ruairi O, General Manager at The River Lee, responded to this review

Dear Tipp29, I would like to thank you very much for choosing to stay at The River Lee on your recent trip to Cork, and also for taking the time to write your review of our hotel. Our guest feedback is very important to the overall running of our hotel and affords me the opportunity of reviewing and improving the...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed for one night over Christmas. Very nice hotel with good service. Beds were very comfortable & well appointed rooms. Close enough walking distance to Cork main street. Some nice bars & restaurants in the same street.

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Ruairi O, General Manager at The River Lee, responded to this review

Dear Suzanne H, We thank you for your review of The River Lee. We are very glad that the warm service we take great pride in delivering to our guests made a deep impression on you. It is also satisfying to read that you enjoyed our beds and well appointed rooms. We greatly appreciate your kind recommendation to our future...

Maidstone, Kent
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Nice hotel, with a warm welcome and lovely relaxing reception area. I had a nice room, and found room service to be good as well as the restaurant. Above all it was very clean and smart. Some more healthy hot dishes on the room service menu would be good. Breakfast offering was sufficient for a hotel of this size.

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Ruairi O, General Manager at The River Lee, responded to this review

Dear dsl549, I am delighted to hear that you had a great stay with us here at The River Lee. It truly was a pleasure having you with us as our guest and thank you for sharing your experience with others. We are genuinely delighted that you were impressed with each and every one of our facilities. We look forward...

New Ross, Co. Wexford
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

All good with the exception of the bar food and wine being way too expensive. €7.50 for a glass of wine is nothing but a rip off. We paid over €70 for 2 main courses, 1 dessert, 2 glasses of wine and a child's meal. This was the bar menu, not the restaurant. It would make me think twice about...

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Dear elaineo220, Thank you for taking the time to post your review of your recent stay at The River Lee. Our guest feedback is very important to the overall running of our hotel and affords me the opportunity of reviewing and improving the hotel’s facilities and service. I can personally assure you that the feedback you have provided us will...

Louisville, Kentucky
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed here for two nights during our two week trip to Ireland. The hotel staff were super friendly and accommodating. The rooms were beautiful and clean. Our room had floor to ceiling windows with a view of the river, a giant comfy bed, and an amazing bathroom with a beautiful soaking tub. We told them it...

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Dear Kaitlin M, Thank you very much for taking the time to review The River Lee, and for choosing to stay with us on your recent visit to Cork. I am absolutely delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay so thoroughly, and I’d like to thank you very much for your wonderful recommendation. It is very much appreciated. I...

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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The River Lee is the perfect vantage point in the historic quarter and from which to savour all that the city has to offer. The hotel is a superb four-star hotel with a range of facilities and amenities that are second to none. From our superb NRG fitness centre and magnificent Vanilla Browns Spa to the culinary delights of our Weir Bistro and the conviviality of our friendly, local bar, you'll find it all at The River Lee. Truly, The River Lee is the ultimate choice for all that is Cork. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The River Lee

Address: Western Road, Cork, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Cork > Cork > Centre
Price Range: $177 - $286 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The River Lee 4*
Number of rooms: 182
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Also Known As:
Jurys Hotel Cork
Cork Jurys Hotel
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#1 Business Hotel in Cork
#2 Family Hotel in Cork
#2 Luxury Hotel in Cork
#2 Spa Hotel in Cork
#2 Romantic Hotel in Cork
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