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4.7 out of 5

"A luxury hotel experience. Staff were professional and went above and beyond at all times. Very short walk to the shopping precinct. " More

By a verified traveller on Sun 07 Jan 2018

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Hotel Description

A family-friendly stay in the heart of Cork awaits you at The River Lee Hotel. Within just a 10-minute stroll, you'll find Glucksman Gallery and Saint Fin Barre's Cathedral. Highlights at this Art Deco hotel include 2 bars/lounges, a restaurant, and an indoor swimming pool.

LCD TVs with satellite channels are featured in all 182 rooms, and you can enjoy free WiFi, sitting areas, and coffee/tea makers. Dining in is an option with 24-hour room service, and minibars provide refreshments. Pillowtop beds and down comforters invite a comfortable night's sleep, and you'll find nice touches like designer toiletries. Free bottled water, safes, and hair dryers are also available.

The River Club is open for lunch. The Cocktail Bar is the hotel's own cocktail bar. Enjoy the health club, spa tub, and sauna as well as access to aerobics classes. Business amenities include conference space and a business center. Added amenities include free WiFi in public areas, a coffee shop/café, and laundry facilities. Full breakfast is available on weekdays between 6:30 AM and 10:30 AM and on weekends between 7:30 AM and 11 AM. There's also the convenience of free self parking.

Sights within a 10-minute walk of this 4-star Cork hotel include Triskel Arts Centre and University College Cork.

Classic Room, 1 Double Bed

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
AU$247* Per night/room 7 Dec. - 8 Dec.

Classic Room, 3 Single Beds

Bed Count 3 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Classic Room, 2 Double Beds, View

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Classic Room, 2 Double Beds

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Room (Cosy)

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

The River Lee Hotel ratings based on 3 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.7 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 5.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 5.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for The River Lee Hotel

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5 out of 5

Posted by on 16 Aug. 2019

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5 out of 5

Luxury hotel

A luxury hotel experience. Staff were professional and went above and beyond at all times. Very short walk to the shopping precinct.

Posted by , from Australia on 7 Jan. 2018

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4 out of 5

Nice place to stay in Cork

Can't really fault anything about our experience at this hotel- the hotel staff were excellent room clean and comfortable and had a great meal in the restaurant only parking of vehicle was a tiny bit awkward everything else excellent

Posted by , from S on 17 Apr. 2017

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About the The River Lee Hotel

Location Western Road, Cork, Cork

Property Features

As a guest of The River Lee Hotel, you'll find an indoor pool, a health club, a spa tub, and a sauna. There's a restaurant on site, as well as a coffee shop/café. You can unwind with a drink at one of the 2 bars/lounges. A computer station is on site, and both WiFi and wired Internet are free in public spaces. You'll find a business center on site. There are 8 meeting rooms available. A library, a terrace, and tour/ticket assistance are also featured at the family-friendly The River Lee Hotel. Free self parking is available. A complete renovation of The River Lee Hotel was completed in June 2018. This 4-star Cork hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 182 guestrooms or units
  • 4 levels
  • 2 bars or lounges
  • Built in 2006
  • Dining venue
  • Coffee shop
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Charging station for electric cars
  • Business facilities
  • Conference space
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Library
  • Terrace
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site
  • Water dispenser

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Indoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Cork Airport (ORK) (7.5 km / 4.7 mi)
  • Train station: Cork Kent Station (3.2 km / 2 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

The River Lee Hotel offers 182 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and safes. Accommodations offer separate sitting areas. Pillowtop beds feature down comforters. 55-inch LCD televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include showers, designer toiletries, and hair dryers. This Cork hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and coffee/tea makers. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Sitting area
  • Pillowtop beds
  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • LCD television
  • Satellite channels
  • Coffee maker
  • Down blanket
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Wardrobe or closet

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy full breakfast on weekdays from 6:30 AM to 10:30 AM and on weekends from 7:30 AM to 11 AM.

The River Club - This bar serves lunch and light fare. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).

The Grill Room - This brasserie serves dinner only. Reservations are required. Open daily.

The Cocktail Bar - Onsite cocktail bar. Open daily.

24-hour room service is available.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 21
  • Check-in time ends at anytime

Special check-in instructions:

Guests will receive an email 24 hours before arrival with check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Guests will receive an email 24 hours before arrival with check-in information. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. This property accepts credit cards and debit cards. Cash is not accepted. For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; reservations are required for some onsite facilities.Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service.Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 48 hours between bookings.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Debit cards
  • Guests will receive an email with special check-in instructions
  • Staffed front desk
  • Security system
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available for guests
  • Masks are available for guests
  • Gloves are available for guests
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are available
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for lunch
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for dinner
  • Individually wrapped food options are available through room service
  • gap period enforced between guest stays 48 hours
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Guest accommodation is not sealed after cleaning
  • Electrostatic spray is not used for disinfection
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Masks are not compulsory at the property
  • Contactless food service / room service is available
  • Reservation might be required for some facilities on site
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Food service has been amended for enhanced safety

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for full breakfast: EUR 22.00 for adults and EUR 12.50 for children (approximately)
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

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

You should know

  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.

National Rating

Fáilte Ireland (The National Tourism Development Authority) assigns an official star rating for accommodations in Ireland. This Hotel property is rated 4 stars.

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