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The River Lee Hotel

4-starFáilte Ireland (The National Tourism Development Authority of Ireland) assigns an official star rating for accommodation in Ireland. This Hotel property is rated 4 stars.
Great for familiesThis property has good facilities for families.
Western Road, Cork, Cork, Ireland

4-star hotel with 2 bars/lounges, near Glucksman Gallery
  • Free WiFi and free parking
  • Collect nightsYou can collect™ Rewards nights here


Great location
Great pool
Bar is awesome
Fairly good value for money

The River Lee Hotel

from £118
  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed
  • Classic Room, 1 Double Bed
  • Classic Room, 2 Double Beds
  • Classic Room, 2 Double Beds, View
  • Classic Room, 3 Single Beds
  • Room (Cosy)

What’s around The River Lee Hotel

Top spots nearby

Recommended by this property

  • Saint Fin Barre's Cathedral (3-minute walk)
  • Glucksman Gallery (5-minute walk)
  • Triskel Arts Centre (6-minute walk)
  • University College Cork (8-minute walk)
  • Cork Opera House (9-minute walk)
  • Bells of Shandon (9-minute walk)
  • Cork City Hall (14-minute walk)
  • Blackrock Castle (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Blarney Castle (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Blarney Stone (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)

Getting around

  • Cork (ORK) 17-min drive
  • CORK (Station) 26-min walk
  • Glounthaune Station 19-min drive
  • Midleton Station 29-min drive

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

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


  • Check-in time 2 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-out

Required at check-in

  • Credit card required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 21

Travelling with others


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

  • No cots (infant beds)

  • Babysitting/childcare *


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking

  • Car charging point

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 centre
  • Number of meeting rooms - 8
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms
  • Computer station
  • 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
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built – 2006
  • Lift
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Assistive listening devices available
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
  • Pillowtop mattress
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
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


The River Club – This bar serves lunch and light fare. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy al fresco dining (weather permitting).

The Grill Room – This brasserie only serves dinner. Reservations are required. Open daily.

The Cocktail Bar – On-site cocktail bar. Open daily.


On Site

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


  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby

Awards and affiliations

Green/Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Hospitality Programme, a programme that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: The Environment, the community, the cultural heritage and the local economy.

The River Lee Hotel’s small print

Also known as

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


Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

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

Optional extras

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

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.

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Recent reviews

Exceptional 9.4 From 801 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Great hotel. Concierge staff and bar staff very friendly and helpful and the hotel had the best music of the festival!!
Jamie, gb3 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10.0
Short and Sweet
Short and sweet stay at The River Lee Hotel. It was well situated for all the different sights and restaurants. The bed was super comfy. We used the leisure centre which was very busy on saturday as it is open to public so was a little rowdy with the kiddies. Got to use Saun, steam room and Jacuzzi which was cool. Breakfast at 22 Euros is expensive so we opted out and went to a couple of cafes locally which where fine.
Adanma, gb1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Best hotel in Cork!
Beautiful hotel, great location, attentive and knowledgeable staff, comfy beds, excellent breakfast, nice cocktails. A pleasure from start to finish. We didn’t use the pool etc so can’t comment but I’d highly recommend for all other facilities.
Ann, gb2 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10.0
Love this place!
Lovely hotel with great facilities. Really good location for Cork and surrounding sights. Even in the rain, we enjoyed the view from the circular sofas 😀
Tracey, gb2 night family trip
Fair 4.0
Really disappointing value for money room was tiny and not luxurious enough for the price of it. Also we were disappointed with the selection in the minis bar only water
gb1 night family trip

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