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Amsterdam
Reviewed yesterday NEW

During the Cork Film Festival I stayd here as a guest of the festival and the stay was very enjoyable. Clear this hotel aims at international professional guests. Good restaurant, great spa and a fantastic gym! The rooms are spacious and the area is lovely! I can recommend this hotel!

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Galway, Ireland
Reviewed yesterday NEW

My wife and I have just returned from a four day trip to Cork staying in the wonderful River Lee Hotel. This is a Hotel where nothing is overlooked for the customer from the moment you arrive to your departure. We stayed on the third floor in a De-Luxe Room overlooking the river. Nothing was missing from the room, Nespresso...

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

Dear JimDkirrary, What a wonderful review of our hotel, thank you. We are incredibly appreciative of your feedback and thank you for sharing your experience with others. 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 throughout their stay. Your positive feedback...

Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed here as a family visit, reserved an executive room and three other rooms. Every room had amazing views and ambiance. My husband and my room was just above the River which provided a calming sound and relaxing view, while sipping on a cup of tea. In fact, my young adult daughter found it inspiring to sit at the...

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

Dear WTLTT, Thank you so much for sharing this wonderful review of your recent stay with us. It fills me with great pride to read that you couldn’t fault our hotel in any way and you found us to be breath-taking in all senses. All the team here aim to create an atmosphere and feeling of home and relaxation –...

Co. Down
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My wife and I decided upon a three day break in Cork in early February. Usually we would endeavour to stay in Kinsale, but parking is extremely difficult there, so we opted for the River lee Hotel in Cork City. It was not our first visit to the hotel. We have stayed here many times. There is amble parking underneath...

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

Dear Co.DownBill, Thank you for sharing your fantastic review of your one night stay 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...

Galway, Ireland
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Last weekend myself and 4 other ladies visited and stayed in the hotel and we ALL have to say that it was just fabulous. From the second we walked in to the moment we left the service and staff were AMAZING! From working in the industry myself (as well as 2 of the other girls) I could not get over...

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

Dear ashleyF_101, I would like to thank you very much for taking the time to review The River Lee on TripAdvisor, and indeed for choosing to stay with us on your recent trip to Cork. It means a great deal to us all to know we made a great impression and I'm thrilled to read you had a truly lovely...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This hotel provides all the amenities one expects of a top rate hotel. The location is ideal for trips in and around Cork as well as jaunts to other locations in southwest Ireland. We had easy walking to good restaurants and pubs. The staff are always friendly and helpful. The River Lee is our go-to hotel when we travel to...

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

Dear WGBerry, 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....

Galway, Ireland
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Excellent hotel service and staff brilliant. Recommend executive floor, told them it was a birthday treat for my partner and when we entered the room we found a birthday cake and with happy birthday written in chocolate on the plate

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

Dear Brianrice2017, 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...

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved the river view from the room and the Executive Lounge is a lovely place to sit and have a snack if feeling peckish. Super breakfast and friendly staff. Executive rooms are good but not as large as I would have expected.

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

Dear JaneD3339, Thank you so very much for taking the time to write your review of your recent stay at The River Lee. It was an enormous pleasure to have you stay with us and I’m delighted that you enjoyed your time with us. We all truly look forward to welcoming you back to The River Lee in the near...

County Wexford, Ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago

Highly recommend this hotel, great location close to city centre. The restaurant and bar are very nice. Staff very friendly and helpful. Our room was an executive deluxe which was super and we had access to the executive lounge with complimentary coffee and snacks any time. We hope to return soon.

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

Dear caroline R, What a wonderful review of our hotel, thank you! We are incredibly appreciative of your feedback and thank you for sharing your experience with others. Word of mouth is simply the truest form of referral, and to hear you say you will definitely be back is great to hear. I'm thrilled you had an opportunity to experience...

Cork
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here last Sunday 12th February, from the moment we walked in we were greeted, a lovely table, I had the seafood chowder starter and the steak for mains, and selection ice cream for desert, all were mouth watering, the manager Lisa took our order, and had a chat with us and was extremely professional, then a girl called Sarah...

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Dear Innishannon, Thank you for sharing your fantastic review of your time 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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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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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: $190 - $335 (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 Family Hotel in Cork
#2 Luxury Hotel in Cork
#2 Spa Hotel in Cork
#2 Romantic Hotel in Cork
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“Request a room overlooking the river from two floors up!”
 of 5 bubbles JimDkirrary, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“On one side of the hotel, there is an apartment block located 20 metres from the hotel rooms. I would not recommend rooms on this side.”
 of 5 bubbles Co.DownBill, 17 Feb 2017 | Read review
“River view on the 5th floor”
 of 5 bubbles brianrice2017, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Lovely view over river lee”
 of 5 bubbles JaneD3339, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The river view rooms and the buffet breakfast are worth the additional cost”
 of 5 bubbles Oceantele, 31 Jan 2017 | Read review
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