River Lee  4 stars

Western Road, Cork, Cork, Ireland  show mapSave
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  • Rooms & Availability
  • Location
  • Guest reviews
  • Facilities

Overview

River Lee Hotel is located in a commercial area of Cork in close proximity to Sanovitae Health and Fitness Club, Victorian Everyman Theatre and Collins Barracks Museum. Since 2006, it has been a prominent hotel in the heart of Cork.

Rooms

All 180 cosy rooms offer radio, a telephone and a safe as well as en suite bathrooms with a power shower, a hairdryer and complimentary toiletries. Rooms also feature cork floor and oak furnishing.

Eat

A freshly prepared breakfast is served every morning. The Hotel And Gives All restaurant serves international cuisine. The stylish coffee bar features a terrace, an outdoor terrace.

Work

Guests can take advantage of a business center, a conference room and an LCD projector as well as 24-hour room service, a coach service provided on-site.

Relax

Guests will benefit from a library, a spa center and an indoor swimming pool. The on-site fitness center features a gym, fitness classes.

Internet

Hotel high-speed internet access is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge

Wireless internet is available in public areas and is free of charge

Wireless internet is available in the business center and is free of charge

Guest Parking

Free Private hotel parking is possible on site.

Year renovated   2006.  Number of rooms   182.

Location

The hotel is ideally located in entertainment district of the city, close to an opera house, historic sites and a cathedral. A 20-minute drive to the center of Cork.

The contemporary hotel offers quick access to bistros, bars and markets.

Getting around.

Due to its ideal location, it will only take you a 10-minute drive to get to the Cork airport.

Distance to:

  • City Center - 1.3km
  • Airport: Cork - 6.1km, Shannon - 94.5km
  • Train Station Kent Station - 2.4km

Policies

Check-In

from  2 pm

Check-Out

until  12 pm

Children and extra beds
  • All children under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free. 
  • All children under the age of 12 may stay for free. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
Pets

Pets are not allowed

Facilities

General
  • Free parking
  • Currency exchange
  • Elevator
  • Newspapers/magazines
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Luggage storage
Activities
  • Spa & wellness center
Services
  • Dry cleaning
  • Shops/Commercial Services
  • Butler service
Dining facilities
  • Breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • Breakfast buffet
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
  • Business center
Meeting facilities
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
Children's facilities
  • Child care
  • Children's play area
Facilities for people with disabilities
  • Rooms/facilities for people with disabilities
Leisure and relaxation facilities
  • Swimming pool
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Sauna
  • Exercise gym
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Room service
  • In-room safe
  • Mini bar
  • Telephone
  • Hair dryer

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    River Lee LocationWhat's nearby

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    What's nearby

    Attractions for Tourists
    • Lewis Glucksman Gallery
      100 m
    • Open Top Bus Tour
      1.0km
    • Crawford Municipal Art Gallery
      1.2km
    Popular areas
    • The English Market
      1.0km
    General
    • Beamish & Crawfords Brewery
      700 m
    • Church of St Anne (Shandon)
      1.1km
    • Aghada Parish
      1.2km
    • Aghabullogue Parish
      1.2km
    • Elizabeth Fort
      1.2km
    Amusement
    • Kino Cinema
      500 m
    • 1.0km
    • Coillte - Irish Forestry Board
      1.2km
    Monuments and Landmarks
    • Shandon Steeple
      1.1km
    Museums
    • Barryscourt Castle
      1.2km
    Universities, Institutes
    • University College Cork
      300 m
    Theaters
    • Alpha Enviromental System
      1.2km
    • the Institute for Choreography & Dance (icd)
      1.2km

    Local Attractions

    • Cork County Hall
      1.6km
      Carrigrohane Road, Cork
    • Leisureplex
      1.6km
      MacCurtain St., Cork
    • Victorian Everyman Theatre
      1.6km
      15 MacCurtain Street, Cork
    • Collins Barracks Museum
      1.7km
      Old Youghal Road, Cork
    • Sanovitae Health and Fitness Club
      1.7km
      Lapps Quay, Cork

    Near the hotel

    • University College Cork (UCC)
      360 m
      University College Cork, Cork
    • Royal Gunpowder Mills
      370 m
      Ballincollig, Cork
    • Fitzgerald Park
      440 m
      Mardyke, Cork
    • The Jameson Experience
      580 m
      Old Distillery Walk, Midleton
    • St Fin Barre's Cathedral
      640 m
      Dean St, Cork
    • Cork City Gaol
      750 m
      Convent Ave., Cork
    • Cork Vision Centre at St. Peter's
      850 m
      North Main St., Cork

    Restaurants Nearby

    • Cafe Serendipity

      82% likes this, based on 109 reviews
      Food: Irish

      290 m
      30 Palace View

      Phone: +353 21 2410466

    • Orchids Restaurant at Hayfield Manor

      85% likes this, based on 36 reviews
      Food: Contemporary, International, Irish
      Price Range: USD 95 - USD 95

      440 m
      Perrott Avenue

      Phone: 353 (0) 21 484 5900

    • The Weir Bistro

      69% likes this, based on 31 reviews

      460 m
      Western Road

      Phone: +353 (0) 21 425 2700

    • Reidys Wine Vault Bar

      80% likes this, based on 24 reviews
      Food: British

      460 m
      Western Road

      Phone: (021) 4275751

    • Cafe Paradiso

      70% likes this, based on 293 reviews
      Food: Vegetarian
      Price Range: USD 34 - USD 160

      550 m
      16 Lancaster Quay

      Phone: 00353214277939

    River Lee Reviews

    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at River Lee

    Average guest rating

    8.0
    out of 10
    Excellent
    Based on 124 reviews

    Rating by category:

    Value
    7.9
    Service
    6.7
    Location
    9.3
    Rooms
    9.6
    Dining
    9.4

    Individual guest reviews

    • Very comfortable and the view was great, the hotel also had a lovely bar area outside overlooking the River Lee, the room was absolutely spotlessly clean.

      My rating for the hotel:

      • Average rating
        7.4
      • Location
        8
      • Rooms
        8
      • Value
        6
    • Location is perfect and as well as an employee wearing sneakers to test water quality.

      My rating for the hotel:

      • Average rating
        9.0
      • Location
        10
      • Value
        8
    • Good view and excellent value. The service was great, the bathroom was modern and the water worked well.

      My rating for the hotel:

      • Average rating
        10.0
      • Location
        10
      • Rooms
        10
      • Service
        10
      • Value
        10
    • Good location, of excellent quality and the front desk staff we courteous and check in was very easy. The room was of an adequate size and the bathroom was big, the food in the restaurant was great.

      My rating for the hotel:

      • Average rating
        8.2
      • Location
        10
      • Rooms
        9
      • Service
        6
      • Value
        8
    • Good location and lovely hotel. Staff pleasant and helpful, rooms spotless, ice machine on each floor was great.

      My rating for the hotel:

      • Average rating
        9.6
      • Location
        10
      • Rooms
        10
      • Service
        8
      • Value
        10
    • Convenient location, nice hotel and the staff were very friendly and accommodating. Great value i paid 129.00 for my room.

      My rating for the hotel:

      • Average rating
        9.6
      • Location
        8
      • Rooms
        10
      • Service
        10
      • Value
        10
    • The rooms are bright and spacious, and some have a view of the river, the Hotel is great. The service is excellent, food top class and very very friendly staff.

      My rating for the hotel:

      • Average rating
        9.4
      • Location
        10
      • Service
        10
      • Value
        8
    • Nice location, enjoyable Stay and many Thanks for wonderful years of service. Rooms all very clean and the bar staff were also very friendly. Bistro meals were good.

      My rating for the hotel:

      • Average rating
        9.2
      • Location
        10
      • Rooms
        9
      • Service
        8
      • Value
        10
    • Excellent location, great hotel and the staff were friendly, courteous and helpful. Room was clean, stylish, bar food was very good.

      My rating for the hotel:

      • Average rating
        9.2
      • Location
        10
      • Rooms
        9
      • Service
        10
      • Value
        8
    • Great location, good hotel and reception staff were really nice and friendly. The rooms were clean, comfortable, the food was fantastic.

      My rating for the hotel:

      • Average rating
        9.6
      • Location
        10
      • Rooms
        10
      • Service
        10
      • Value
        8
    • Once again amazing views of the lee, great Hotel and the staff were extremely helpful and cheerful. Our room was clean, we managed breakfast on the Sunday morning and the spread was just exceptional.

      My rating for the hotel:

      • Average rating
        8.8
      • Location
        10
      • Rooms
        9
      • Service
        10
      • Value
        6
    • Location is truely excellent and great hotel to explore Cork. Nice rooms pity about the food.

      My rating for the hotel:

      • Average rating
        8.0
      • Location
        10
      • Rooms
        8
      • Value
        6
    • And the location is brilliant and this hotel is by far the best in Cork. Great price for total comfort and the staff are nice and friendly. The rooms are immaculate beds are very comfortable.

      My rating for the hotel:

      • Average rating
        9.8
      • Location
        10
      • Rooms
        10
      • Service
        10
      • Value
        9
    • Excellent location excellent service and great hotel. Staff were extremely helpful, the beds were particularly comfortable and the food downstairs was good in the bar, we didn't eat at the restaurant.

      The toilets are very poorly designed and don't flush well.

      My rating for the hotel:

      • Average rating
        9.6
      • Location
        10
      • Rooms
        8
      • Service
        10
      • Value
        10
    • Convenient location to downtown Cork, great Stay and very comfortable and the staff at reception are very friendly and helpful. The rooms are all well equipped.

      Awful food.

      My rating for the hotel:

      • Average rating
        9.0
      • Location
        10
      • Rooms
        10
      • Service
        6
      • Value
        10
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