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Reviewed 2 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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Co. Down
Reviewed 3 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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Galway, Ireland
Reviewed 5 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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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 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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Galway, Ireland
Reviewed 5 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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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 NEW

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

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....

Cork
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We had a family stay in the River Lee and from booking the weekend and throughout our stay the staff were attentive, responsive, discreet and welcoming. My sons were beside themselves with the joy of the experience and loved the friendly atmosphere. I heartily recommend.

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Dear 602sineadm, What a truly fantastic review of our hotel and staff. 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 again and thank you for sharing your experience with others, I do appreciate the time...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As a dedicated meat and fish eater. I was sceptical of how good a meal could be without either. I'm quite happy to have been proven wrong. This was one of the best meals I've had in awhile. Each of the dishes I had was full of flavour, texture and substance! The scallops I had for starter was mouth watering...

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Dear Emerlinehan, 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....

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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 

Additional Information about The River Lee

Address: Western Road, Cork, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Cork > Cork > Centre
Price Range: £107 - £189 (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 Family Hotel in Cork
#2 Luxury Hotel in Cork
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“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
“Get a room on an upper floor overlooking the river otherwise traffic noise is an issue.”
 of 5 bubbles BrochUSA, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
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