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Waterford, Ireland
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Had bar food here recently. My husband was Disappointed with fillet steak ciabatta. Meat was chewey and scarce as were the mushrooms and onions. French fries were very tasty. I had the smoked chicken baguette which was very tasty, however if came with crisps!!! Asked for fries and charged me €3.50!!! Don't reckon I will be having dinner in the...

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great Easter break stay here with my Husband and two boys . Friendly and very helpful staff .We ate in the bar both nights and the food was really nice .Would definitely recommend a stay here for family breaks.

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Thank Aisling O
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We really enjoyed our stay .The hotel was very comfortable and in situation was close to the city . Loved our room looking out on the beach , The food was delicious. The staff were extremely warm and friendly. it is my favourite hotel in Cork.

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

Dear 720happyvisitor, 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...

NYC
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were just in Cork for the day before our flight home and chose The River Lee. Room had the most terrific view and was well designed. After a long walk around Cork to see the sights we had a perfect diner in the hotel.

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

Dear TravelorNYC, Thank You for taking the time to review your recent stay at The River Lee and indeed for choosing us to stay with during your visit to Cork City. I’m delighted to read you enjoyed your recent stay with us and thank you kindly for your recommendations. Your welcome praise is greatly appreciated and I certainly look forward...

Cork
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We booked a night away form it all in the River Lee Hotel last weekend. From the moment we arrived we felt like VIP's. Ciara at reception welcomed us and made sure dinner reservations were altered to suit us, the room and the view were fantastic. Dinner was literally to die for! Each course was superb, fantastic flavors infused in...

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

Dear kathybR9486WW, What a truly fantastic review of our hotel and staff. We are thrilled to hear that you had a great weekend with us, we simply could not ask for better feedback. It is very gratifying to know that we exceeded your expectations. We do our utmost to ensure that all of our guests are well taken care of...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed here for five days this month and it was delightful. We booked a double room and were given an executive room which has to be the largest room we've ever stayed in while touring Europe. The room has a large window that overlooks the city and the River Lee. They are doing construction just across the river, so the...

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

Dear kevin a, We are thrilled to hear that you had a great stay with us. It truly was a pleasure having you with us as our guests and thank you for sharing your experience with others. I'm thrilled you had an opportunity to experience our Executive Rooms- the exclusivity of the floor really makes you feel special from the...

Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

I stayed here for 3 nights on business and hotel was sufficient for what I need. Free wifi, comfortable rooms and bathroom clean. Breakfast had plenty of choices and the bar well stocked with some interesting local Irish whiskey. Restaurant is of good quality. This is really a business hotel and probably the best one in Cork. City Centre is...

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

Dear JayM1976, 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 would...

Mullinavat, Ireland
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed at the hotel over a long weekend (Friday to Sunday) in April. This was a family visit with my wife and our two boys aged 5 and 10. This was our first time in the hotel. My wife and I are both full-time working professionals (who desperately needed a weekend away). Summary: Overall extremely pleased! All of us...

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

Dear Andrew B, Thank you very much for providing us a well detailed review of your experience and for highlighting the areas that made your stay enjoyable. Your feedback is really encouraging, it keeps us delivering genuine hospitality both in products and services to our guests. Rest assured that your kind feedback will be shared with Glenn on Front Desk....

Valletta
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We only spent one night and didn't get to take advantage of the gym/pool. But the room was nice, the front desk staff were extremely friendly and efficient, and same for the bar/bistro. We had dinner there and good service and very good food. Breakfast was good, if not a little busy, so I eventually had to chase someone down...

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

Dear Broheme, We are thrilled 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 guests and thank you for sharing your experience with others. We look forward to the privilege of welcoming you back again in the near future. Kind regards, Ruairi O’Connor...

County Wicklow, Ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have stayed at this hotel on many occasions and again I couldn't find any fault during my stay. The hotel is fresh and modern and the service is excellent as all the staff are naturally very friendly. The location is excellent, just a few minutes stroll to the city centre. I will return. Thanks to the River Lee

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

Dear dezc945, Thank you for sharing your fantastic review of your experience at The River Lee. I was delighted to read that we able to surpass your expectations on every level. This is the type of experience we strive to create for each and every guest, and it is wonderful to know that you enjoyed every aspect of your visit....

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  • Pool
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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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 

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Address: Western Road, Cork, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Cork > Cork > Centre
Price Range: $209 - $380 (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
Hotel Style:
#1 Business Hotel in Cork
#2 Spa Hotel in Cork
#2 Luxury Hotel in Cork
#2 Family Hotel in Cork
#2 Romantic Hotel in Cork
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“River view, absolutely”
TravelorNYC, 25 Apr 2017 | Read review
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“I didnt have a nice view but it didnt bother me but if you want a view of the river maybe ask direct?”
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