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The River Lee Hotel

4-starFáilte Ireland (The National Tourism Development Authority) assigns an official star rating for accommodations in Ireland. This Hotel property is rated 4 stars.
Great for families

Good to know

  • Highchair
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Free WiFi
Western Road, Cork, Cork, Ireland

4-star hotel with 2 bars/lounges, near Glucksman Gallery
  • Free WiFi
  • Great for families

    Good to know

    • Highchair
    • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
    • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
    • Free WiFi
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Restrictions related to your trip

COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.  Check restrictions for your trip.

Property renovations and closures

This property is closed from December 24 2020 to December 27 2020 (dates subject to change).
  • We particularly enjoyed our dinner experience. Great food, wine and service. The room was…Dec 12, 2020
  • Beautiful hotel, with friendly staff, good food and a very competent Covid-19 protocol.Aug 30, 2020

The River Lee Hotel

from Rs14,832
  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed
  • Classic Room, 1 Double Bed
  • Classic Room, 2 Double Beds, View
  • Classic Room, 3 Twin Beds
  • Room (Cosy)
  • Classic Room, 2 Double Beds

What’s around The River Lee Hotel

Landmarks

  • Heart of Cork
  • University College Cork - 10 min walk
  • Glucksman Gallery - 5 min walk
  • Saint Fin Barre's Cathedral - 7 min walk
  • Triskel Arts Centre - 8 min walk
  • Cork Opera House - 12 min walk
  • Bells of Shandon - 15 min walk
  • Cork City Hall - 19 min walk

Getting around

  • Cork Airport (ORK) - 18 min drive
  • Cork Kent Station - 26 min walk
  • Midleton Station - 19 min drive
  • Glounthaune Station - 23 min drive

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 182 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 4 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 3:00 PM-anytime
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-out

Restrictions related to your trip

  • COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.
Guests will receive an email 24 hours before arrival with check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 21

Travelling with others

Children

  • Children stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

  • No cribs (infant beds)

  • Babysitting/childcare*

Pets

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Internet

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms

Transport

Parking

  • Secured covered onsite self parking (EUR 10 per day)

  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site

  • Electric vehicle charging point on site

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Full breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • Restaurant
  • Coffee shop/café
  • 24-hour room service
  • Water dispenser
Things to do
  • Indoor pool
  • Fitness facilities
  • Spa tub
  • Steam room
  • Fitness classes on site
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Health club
  • Sauna
Working away
  • Business center
  • Number of meeting rooms - 8
  • Conference space
  • Computer station
Services
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
Facilities
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built - 2006
  • Elevator
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Fireplace in lobby
Accessibility
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible public bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Handrails in stairways
Languages Spoken
  • Chinese
  • English
  • French
  • Lithuanian
  • Polish
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Down comforter
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Pillowtop mattress
Things to enjoy
  • Separate sitting area
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 55-inch LCD TV
  • Satellite TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
More
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features

Dining

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.

Recreation

On Site

  • Fitness facilities
  • Health club
  • Sauna
  • Spa tub
  • Steam room
  • Fitness classes on site

Nearby

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby

The River Lee Hotel’s small print

Also known as

  • Hotel River Lee
  • The River Lee Hotel Hotel Cork
  • 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

Policies

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards on site.

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.

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

This property accepts credit cards and debit cards. Cash is not accepted. 

Optional extras

Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability, amount varies)

Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability, amount varies)

Covered self parking costs EUR 10 per day

Full breakfast is offered for an extra charge of EUR 22.00 for adults and EUR 12.50 for children (approximately)

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for The River Lee Hotel

  • Does The River Lee Hotel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, The River Lee Hotel does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Is The River Lee Hotel currently open?
    This property is closed from December 24 2020 to December 27 2020 (dates subject to change).
  • What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at The River Lee Hotel?
    This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and gives staff personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Is parking offered on site at The River Lee Hotel?
    Yes. Self parking costs EUR 10 per day. Electric vehicle charging is available.
  • Is there a pool at The River Lee Hotel?
    Yes, there's an indoor pool.
  • Are pets allowed at The River Lee Hotel?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at The River Lee Hotel?
    You can check in from 3:00 PM - anytime. There's a charge for early check-in (amount may vary, subject to availability). Check-out time is noon. Late check-out is available for a charge (subject to availability). Express check-out and contactless check-in and check-out are available.
  • Are there restaurants at or near The River Lee Hotel?
    Yes, The River Club offers alfresco dining. Nearby restaurants include Café Paradiso (4-min walk), Porterhouse (4-min walk), and Feed Your Senses (5-min walk).
  • What is there to do at The River Lee Hotel and nearby?
    Have fun with nearby activities like cycling and hiking. Additional recreation onsite includes aerobics . Enjoy a relaxing soak in the spa tub and an invigorating swim in the indoor pool. The River Lee Hotel also has 2 bars and a sauna, as well as a steam room.

Recent reviews

Exceptional 9.4 From 621 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
FIRST CLASS
Excellent food, coffee and service. Will definitely be back
Brian, ie1 night family trip
Very good 8.0
Great location in cork plus Bar and restaurant were excellent
Gerard, ie1 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
The professionalism of the staff from arrival to check out friendly efficient service in a wonderful location very pleasant stay
ElaineOConnor, ie2 night romance trip
Good 6.0
Excellent!
A staycation in Ireland is different! But somehow the staff in the Ricer Lee Hotel normalised the experience. Everything went swimmingly well. All you have to do is “book in advance!” Food in the restaurant is expensive but beautiful, service fantastic, staff were excellent........ good atmosphere too. Room had a beautiful view. We were lucky as if you get a room elsewhere the view wouldn’t be as good but I informed them in advance that we were celebrating a birthday so we got a room with floor to ceiling windows. Overall we thoroughly enjoyed our stay in the hotel. I will be back!
Edel, ie3 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Excellent stay
The location of the hotel was brilliant. Within walking distance to most things but on a very picturesque part of the river. The rooms were well equipped, clean, and luxurious. The staff were very helpful and friendly. Will definitely stay there again.
Shafiq, ie2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Exceptional!
Fantastic stay. Beautiful hotel. Exceptional service. Wonderdul food. Perfect location. Very clean. Expensive but worth every cent.
Sabrina, ie3 night family trip
Very good 8.0
Excellent hotel always is. Music in the bar is shocking
justin, ie1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Wonderful breakfast, beautiful views, friendly staff, and clean rooms. Would definitely recommend and stay here again.
us1 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Very nice hotel! Only weird part was the bar in the lobby closed pretty early.
us1 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10.0
Excellent amenities and friendly staff. Beautiful views of the river and city.
Jen, us1 night family trip

The River Lee Hotel