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5.0 out of 5

"Everything at this hotel is top notch. Very worthy of 4 stars " More

By a verified traveler on Fri 23 Aug 2019

Hotel Description

Family-friendly 4-star hotel near Triskel Arts Centre

City center retreat

Your stay at this Cork hotel places you within a 10-minute walk of Glucksman Gallery and Saint Fin Barre's Cathedral. Triskel Arts Centre and University College Cork are also within half a mile (1 km).

Renovated in 2018

The hotel's indoor pool, health club, and 2 bars/lounges are among the featured amenities. Families will appreciate the onsite laundry facilities and supervised childcare. Enjoy a meal from the restaurant and perks like free WiFi.

Free WiFi, comfy beds

The 182 guestrooms feature comforts like pillowtop beds and down comforters, while sitting areas and coffee/tea makers offer the conveniences of home. Other amenities include free WiFi, 24-hour room service, and LCD TVs with satellite channels.

Classic Room, 1 Double Bed

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
$252* Per night/room Jun 27 - Jun 28

Classic Room, 3 Twin 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 4 Verified Reviews

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Guest reviews for The River Lee Hotel

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5 out of 5
Everything at this hotel is top notch. Very worthy of 4 stars

Posted by on Aug 23, 2019

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5 out of 5

Posted by on Jul 16, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jul 17, 2019 by River Lee Hotel, Cork

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

5 out of 5

Very nice stay

Wonderful place to stay. Staff very friendly and helpful, room was clean and comfortable, and the food in their restaurant was great. I would definitely recommend this hotel if you're planning on staying in Cork.

Posted by on Jul 11, 2017

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5 out of 5
Lovely place to stay near downtown Cork. Staff is very helpful. They gave us directions accurately, and answered all our questions pleasantly. Restaurant overlooks the river. Our room had wonderful views and the beds were super-comfortable!

Posted by on Aug 15, 2016

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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. Parking is available for a fee. 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

Self parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: Cork Airport (ORK) (7.5 km / 4.7 mi)
  • Train station: Cork Kent Station (3.1 km / 1.9 mi)
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

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. Guests can surf the web using the 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.

Nearby Activities

An indoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a health club and a sauna.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Health or beauty spa nearby
  • Fitness classes on site

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Handrails in stairways
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
  • Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business center

Hotel Policies

Check-in

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

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

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

This property accepts credit cards and debit cards; cash is not accepted

Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

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. Enhanced food service safety measures are in place. 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.

  • 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
  • Security system
  • Staffed front desk
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • 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 onsite
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Masks are available to guests
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Gloves are available to guests
  • Food service has been amended for enhanced safety
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • Guests will receive an email with special check-in instructions
  • 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
  • Debit cards
  • Gap period enforced between guest stays - 48 hours

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)
  • Covered self parking fee: EUR 10 per day
  • 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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Frequently Asked Questions

*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.