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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Conveniently located between downtown Cork and University College Cork. I had a room on the 5th floor which granted access to the Executive Lounge which provided free pastries and fruit and non-alcoholic beverages. I know, I know, no booze but the dollar was spanking the Euro when I went so I didn't really care. Hotel staff was professional and quick...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed for a night at the hotel whilst on business, and used a meeting room in the conference facilities. Couldn't fault anything - conference service was excellent, bar food and choice was plentiful, check-in was first-class, the rooms more than comfortable. Ate in the restaurant in the evening with a party of colleagues, and although some of the menus items...

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Dublin
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We enjoyed the warm,friendly atmosphere in the hotel and the lovely room with a river view. The receptionist was very welcoming and informative too. The business lounge on the Fifth floor was excellent, providing a quiet retreat. I would definitely stay again and recommend to friends.

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

Dear N5236RDcathyc, Thank you very much for taking the time to review The River Lee, and indeed for choosing to stay with us. I am thrilled you were impressed by our river-view rooms, we are indeed in the perfect location in Cork City. We would want all our guests to feel totally spoiled from the moment they arrive to the...

Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Can't fault it. Front desk bent over backwards to make our stay as nice as possible over 2 nights where we were upgraded rooms for both nights. Friendly and genuine people. Modern, spacious and stylish hotel. Definitely check out the terrace outside the weir bar, we gave it a miss on our first night as we didn't realise that it's...

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

Dear amaricourt2013, What a truly fantastic review of our hotel and staff. We are thrilled to hear that you had another great stay with us; we simply could not ask for better feedback from one our most valued guests. It is always pleasure having you and your wife with us each year and thank you for sharing your experience with...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago 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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Ruairi O, General Manager at The River Lee, responded to this review

Dear KCD16, We are thrilled to hear that you had an great stay with us, we simply could not ask for better feedback. It truly was a pleasure having you with us as our guests and thank you for sharing your experience with others. I'm so pleased that every aspect of your stay impressed. Your comments regarding our staff are...

Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Reviewed 4 days ago 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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Ruairi O, General Manager at The River Lee, responded to this review

Dear Marsehv, 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 am...

Western Ireland, Ireland
Reviewed 4 days ago 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 5 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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Ruairi O, General Manager at The River Lee, responded to this review

Dear holliers77, 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...

County Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 5 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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Ruairi O, General Manager at The River Lee, responded to this review

Dear AidlingSH, Thank you kindly for posting your review on TripAdvisor. It truly was a pleasure having you with us as our guests and thank you for sharing your experience with others. When next returning to Cork, our team very much hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back, and so please do let me know if I can...

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Reviewed 6 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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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...

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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 

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Address: Western Road, Cork, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Cork > Cork > Centre
Price Range: ₹ 8,441 - ₹ 13,819 (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 Spa Hotel in Cork
#2 Romantic Hotel in Cork
#2 Luxury Hotel in Cork
#2 Family Hotel in Cork
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“5th floor grants access to executive lounge”
 of 5 bubbles usmcbigred, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for river view”
 of 5 bubbles KCD16, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Really no bad room in my opinion. You either have a city view or a forest view.”
 of 5 bubbles talleyid, 27 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Just try it and be impressed.”
 of 5 bubbles StephenK322, 19 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are good but a view of the river is very nice”
 of 5 bubbles Dee73110, 18 Dec 2016 | Read review
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