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Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is one of the best hotels in the country definitely the best in Cork. Excellent atmosphere, service, publics spaces and staff. Nothing better than relaxing on the terrace with a coffee an absolute gem.

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

Dear sdp55, 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 lovely...

Killarney, Ireland
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We regularly stay in Cork with our two kids (9 & 11), but this was our first time enjoying the River Lee. I was familiar with the hotel having attended business meetings there. We just had a wonderful experience from start to finish - great staff, good bar, nice terrace, our bedroom was really well appointed, comfortable and spotless, and...

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

Dear Dec3788, Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts on The River Lee. I am delighted to learn that your recent stay at The River Lee was a thoroughly enjoyable experience in every aspect. It was wonderful to read your comments regarding our staff; rest assured I will share your feedback with the team who take great...

Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

It was a quick stay for us, but the hotel was beautiful, we had a great room and free parking. The hotel was walking distance to a lot of great restaurants and pubs so we were able to walk around easily. We weren't there long enough to enjoy any of the amenities but the brief stay for the price seemed...

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

Dear Stephen G, We greatly appreciate your recommendation of The River Lee to our future guests. It gives us great pleasure to read that you enjoyed your stay with highlights including our location in the heart of Cork City, great rooms and the free parking. The team are thrilled with your comments and we certainly hope we will get the...

Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

As part of a new acquisition, our executive team did a roadshow of five countries in five days. Day five was Cork and we stayed at River Lee. The hotel is lovely and provided a much needed respite from exhausting travel. The staff is wonderful. Beds are so comfortable. And the beautiful location on the river really added to the...

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

Dear LuAnn7777, Thank you very much for taking the time to review The River Lee, I am absolutely delighted that you enjoyed your time with us. 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 at ease...

County Waterford, Ireland
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very friendly helpful staff . Room had two double beds and they were very comfortable. Room felt fresh. Breakfast was unreal, the variety and freshness of the food was superb. Dinner was fabulous the flavour and quality of food perfect.

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Dear josephineh676, We are thrilled to hear that you had a great stay with us here at The River Lee, 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. We look forward to the privilege of welcoming you back again...

Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Spent a lovely evening dining in the Weir Rooms recently. Dessert was just beautiful. Waitress advised me on the icecream sundae and she was spot on with her recommendation. Staff very attentive. High praise for the waitress. Added bonus underground complimentary parking for customers. I certainly will be coming back again.

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

Dear MsM2017, I would like to thank you very much for taking the time to review The River Lee on TripAdvisor. It means a great deal to us all to know we made a great impression and I'm thrilled you enjoyed the ever popular ice-cream Sundae. I know I speak on behalf of our team when I say that we...

Ely, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed here 2 nights and it was awesome. The hotel staff were very professional and friendly, even the house cleaners greeted you w/ a smile! The room window wall gives you stunning views of the city and you are only a short walk from the town centre. We did the breakfast buffet and it was by far the best...

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Dear Jeff P, Thank you for sharing your fantastic review of your 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 your...

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

-The staff were welcoming and gave us an excellent rate and upgraded our room -Room was spacious and the bed extra comfy -Loved the heated outdoor area in the bar, it's actually non smoking so would recommend sitting out here for food and drinks -Perfect location, a five minute walk if even to the main city centre streets I would...

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Dear Smassh, 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 lovely...

Reviewed 6 days ago 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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Dear usmcbigred, Thank you kindly for taking the time and effort to post a review of your recent stay with us. We put a lot of time, effort and resources into ensuring our team give only the very best, personalized service at all times – it is a joy to read that you found our team members "professional"and "diplomatic" ....

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 1 week 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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Dear sjd74, Thank You for taking the time to review your recent stay at The River Lee and indeed for choosing us to stay with during your visit to Cork City. I’m delighted to read you enjoyed your recent stay with us and thank you kindly for your recommendations. Your welcome praise is greatly appreciated and I certainly look forward...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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  • Spa
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  • Wheelchair access
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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: £100 - £167 (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
Hotel Style:
#1 Business Hotel in Cork
#2 Luxury Hotel in Cork
#2 Romantic Hotel in Cork
#2 Family Hotel in Cork
#2 Spa 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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