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The River Lee

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$ 463*
US$ 260*
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very attractive interior,, with modern, clean lines. Comfortable seating in the foyer areas. Good quality bedding. Smiling, helpful staff. Just far enough from the main Cork City centre, to avoid the traffic but near enough to walk into town.

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Thank Sue F
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Visited Cork last week for work and had the opportunity to stay at The Doyle Collections property there. It's the hotel to stay at in town. Right on the water in Cork the hotel has beautiful views of the river and is an easy walk to the open air market, businesses, or restaurants and pubs in town. We had a...

Thank Mary C
Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This hotel is refurbished and it is really comfortable, however, the food is just delicious. The staff are super friendly, and the service excellent. The choice of food on the menu is really good, and everything that is served is yummy. I had a wonderful steak as my main course, and it was cooked so well. I have been there...

Thank Mairmi01
Ruairi O, General Manager at The River Lee, responded to this review

Dear Mairmi01, Thank you for choosing The River Lee and for taking the time to review your experience with us. I am thrilled to read that you left The River Lee with beautiful memories! I am thrilled you enjoyed our Food and Beverage outlet areas, the exquisitely designed and intimate Terrace on the Weir is a jewel box of a...

Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Third time I have stayed here. Bedrooms great - you can even open windows! Service is exemplary. Food at the bar is good value and tasty. Very good welcome at reception. Nothing to complain about at all.

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

Dear Richard R, Thank you kindly for posting your review on TripAdvisor. It truly was a pleasure having you again as our guest 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 again, so please do let me know if I can...

Mandeville, Louisiana
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

From the moment we checked in the staff was extremely accommodating. The room we had was extremely clean and comfortable. I cannot think of how they could have made our stay any better than it was. I know that if we ever return to Cork we will be staying at The River Lee.

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

Dear Gene W, 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...

Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Six of us booked in for a 1 night stop whilst touring on bikes. Rooms were great, spotless & with plenty of space for 3 in each (a double & 2 singles). The underground car park was an added bonus. Check-in/out staff were friendly & efficient - the bottle of water each on check-out was a nice touch. We had...

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

Dear Mick S, 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, it is wonderful to know that you enjoyed every aspect of your visit. I look forward to sharing your compliments with our team and in the meantime...

Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

On a road trip with a group of friends and we were looking for a place to spend the night. We had stopped off at a restaurant during a trip along the Ring of Kerry and mentioned to the waitress that we were thinking of stopping off in Cork for the night. She mentioned several hotels as possible places. We...

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

Dear CamilleDNy, It truly was a pleasure having you with us as our guests again and thank you for sharing your experience with others. We would want all our guests to feel totally spoiled from the moment they arrive to the moment we have to say goodbye and I am simply thrilled that you felt truly pampered. Thank you for...

North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Attention to details sets this quality hotel apart. From the welcome at receptionist to the obliging waiting staff and the quietly efficient housekeeping staff who tidied our room while we were at breakfast , I can't fault this place. The food is excellent - if I've had a better breakfast (including the wonderful Barry's tea) I can't remember it, and...

1Thank Paul M
Ruairi O, General Manager at The River Lee, responded to this review

Dear Paul M, 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...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a one night stay here on business. Staff couldn't have been more polite and helpful. The room was lovely with complementary water on arrival. Breakfast was top class and complementary newspaper to read. Gym next is the best I've seen in a hotel in Ireland. I will only stay here when on business in Cork in future. 5/5

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

Dear Paul M, 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...

Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in River Lee hotel for long weekend was great. Hotel is absolutely amazing , spacious rooms really clean . Would recommend to anyone the staff are really friendly and help you anyway they can. It's also in a very good location to walk into the city so saves on taxi fares .

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

Dear teresasharpe, Thank you for posting a lovely review of your stay at The River Lee. Indeed the location of the hotel is ideal with many of Cork's must-see sights just a short walk away, and an adjacent transport hub for quick and easy access across the city, not to mention the plethora of shops and theatres on hand. We...

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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: ₹ 9,371 - ₹ 19,000 (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 Family Hotel in Cork
#2 Spa Hotel in Cork
#2 Romantic Hotel in Cork
#2 Luxury Hotel in Cork
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