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Reviewed 29 September 2015

Stayed there for one night and had a great nights sleep. The room we had was large (two king size beds) with a great view across the river. Staff were very friendly, would definitely stay there again!

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

Dear edarnold2015, Thank you very much for choosing to stay at The River Lee recently and for taking the time to review our hotel on Tripadvisor. I'm delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay so thoroughly. Thank you very much for your wonderful praise of our rooms and décor. I will be certain to pass your lovely comments to...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 29 September 2015

Hotel was amazing! It was exceptionally clean. Staff were always helpful and courteous. Had dinner in the bar, which had great food. Breakfast was great quality and choice was plentiful. Overall the hotel was top notch and I would definitely stay there again.

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Dear U6756LBlisag, Thank you very much for choosing to stay at The River Lee recently and for taking the time to review our hotel on Tripadvisor. I'm delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay so thoroughly. Thank you very much for your wonderful praise of our rooms, breakfast and especially our staff. I will be certain to pass your...

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Reviewed 28 September 2015

Very nice public areas and pleasantly large room for Europe. The staff was courteous, helpful and very friendly. The location could not have been better. We easily walked into town, to restaurants and UCC. We will definitely go back and highly recommend this hotel. We stayed 3 nights. Our rate included breakfast. The breakfast buffet was very nice with lots...

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Dear shop23229, 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 gives me great pleasure to know that you found our team "courteous, helpful and very friendly" during your stay. It means a great deal...

British Columbia, Canada
Reviewed 28 September 2015

I really enjoyed my recent four-night stay at the River Lee Hotel, finding it clean, modern, and elegant. The bathroom was nicely appointed with separate bath and shower facilities and large bath towels. One of my favourite features was the bay window with an armchair overlooking the south channel of the River Lee. It was a great place for reading...

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

Dear Just2LetUKnow, What a wonderful review of our hotel, thank you! It was our absolute pleasure to have you with us as our guests and your personal recommendation means the world. 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...

Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 28 September 2015

Havent been here for few years,its gorgeous...rooms are beautifully decorated,the restaurant very accomdating as we were a bit picky on the day,after all it was my birthday!!..they even supply blankets outside as you overlook the river!...lovely touch..

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Dear Dolores C, Thank you sincerely for taking the time to post your wonderful review of your recent stay at The River Lee. I am pleased to know how much you enjoyed your visit and how much you were impressed with the hotel facilities and staff . I hope it is not too long before we have the pleasure of...

Kernersville, North Carolina
Reviewed 28 September 2015

Had a wonderful stay here for a business trip. Staff was always friendly, the breakfast was wonderful, and the bar was a great place for a end of day wrap-up with my colleagues. Next time I'll have to splurge for a street/river view room. :)

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Dear Chris M, Thank you so much for sharing your recent experience at The River Lee with others, and we greatly appreciate you choosing us for your weekend break. Our sole aim is to provide a calm and relaxing ambience our all our business guests and to ensure all your requirements are met during your day. It was our absolute...

Austin, Texas
Reviewed 26 September 2015

My husband and I stayed at the River Lee Hotel in September 2014. We really enjoyed its superb location - close to restaurants, shops, Fitzgerald Park, and the scenic grounds of University College Cork. Room was comfortable, and breakfast was very substantial and delicious. Suffice to say.... I would definitely stay at the River Lee Hotel next time I'm in...

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Dear Ursula K, It truly was a pleasure having you with us as our guest and thank you for sharing your experience with others, I do appreciate the time you spared to do so. Thank you for your wonderful description of our hotel and locality. We all very much enjoyed reading your review that so beautifully summed up all that...

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Reviewed 25 September 2015 via mobile

This excellent hotel surprises from checkin to checkout. Upon arrival we were handed lovely warm towels and on checkout were given bottled water for our journey. The staff, facilities, bar and beds were superb. It's the little things that set 4-5star hotels apart and The River Lee delivers on all.

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Dear Marea R, Thank you very much for choosing to stay at The River Lee recently and for taking the time to review our hotel on Tripadvisor. I'm delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay so thoroughly. Thank you very much for your wonderful praise of our beds, bar and especially our staff. I will be certain to pass...

Reviewed 24 September 2015 via mobile

Just back from a wonderful stay at The River Lee hotel. We arrived a little early so our room wasn't ready. Colette reception was very helpful, took our bags and arranged to take our bags to our room when it was ready. We spent a leisurely afternoon in the Weir Terrace enjoying a wonderful afternoon tea under the attentive eye...

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Dear John P, We are delighted to receive such a wonderful review of our hotel, and thank you so much for sharing your experience with others. It was our pleasure to have you as our guests at The River Lee. I am thrilled to hear that you enjoyed our hotel and your comments regarding our rooms, bathrooms and the Terrace...

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Reviewed 23 September 2015 via mobile

Stayed here recently for my partners birthday and I could not fault it. On arrival we were checked in by Maeve who is so helpful and friendly. Our room was big, spotless with a lovely view of the city. Excellent customer service starts with a survey days before our arrival and as it was a birthday related stay The hotel...

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Dear NatMillybgood2010, Thank you for taking the time to write about your recent stay with us at The River Lee. It was a pleasure to have you and your partner with us and I am thrilled that you were so impressed with our hotel and our service. My team are committed to going the extra mile for our guests; we...

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  • Pool
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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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 

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Address: Western Road, Cork, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Cork > Cork > Centre
Price Range: €140 - €253 (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 Family Hotel in Cork
#2 Spa Hotel in Cork
#2 Romantic Hotel in Cork
#2 Luxury Hotel in Cork
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“River view, absolutely”
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