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Overview of The River Lee Hotel

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Indoor pool
Indoor pool
Indoor pool
Down duvets, pillow-top beds, minibar, in-room safe
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The River Lee Hotel

4 out of 5

4.7/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 4.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Gym

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • 48-hour vacancy between guest room stays

Explore the area

    Popular LocationDonovan's Bridge4 min walk
    Popular LocationMercy University Hospital4 min walk
    Popular LocationSaint Fin Barre's Cathedral7 min walk
    AirportCork (ORK)18 min drive

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Classic Room, 3 Single Beds

  • 30 sq m
  • River view
  • Sleeps 3
  • 3 Single Beds

Room (Cosy)

  • 30 sq m
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Double Bed

Classic Room, 2 Double Beds, View

5/5 guest room rating
  • 30 sq m
  • River view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 Double Beds

Classic Room, 1 Double Bed

4.4/5 guest room rating
  • 30 sq m
  • River view
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Double Bed

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed

  • 30 sq m
  • River view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

Classic Room, 2 Double Beds

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Double Beds

About this area

Cork

Located in Cork, The River Lee Hotel is in the city centre and on a river. Glucksman Gallery and Triskel Arts Centre are cultural highlights, and some of the area's notable landmarks include Saint Fin Barre's Cathedral and Bells of Shandon. Travelling with kids? Consider Fota Wildlife Park and Hitchmough's Equestrian Centre. Relax and indulge in the area's health/beauty spas, or seek out an adventure with hiking/biking trails nearby. Guests love the hotel's central location.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Donovan's Bridge - 4 min walk
  • Mercy University Hospital - 4 min walk
  • Glucksman Gallery - 5 min walk
  • English Market - 7 min walk
  • Saint Fin Barre's Cathedral - 7 min walk

Getting around

  • CORK (Station) - 13 min drive
  • Cork Airport (ORK) - 18 min drive

Restaurants

  • Where to eat
  • The River Club – Al fresco dining bar. Serves lunch and light fare daily.
  • The Grill Room – Serves dinner daily. Reservations required.
  • The Cocktail Bar – Open daily.

About this property

The River Lee Hotel

4-star, family-friendly hotel, walk to University College Cork
This smoke-free hotel features a restaurant, an indoor pool and 2 bars/lounges. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, a health club, a coffee shop/café and a spa tub are on-site. All 182 rooms feature comforts such as pillowtop beds and down comforters, while conveniences include sitting areas and coffee makers. Complimentary wireless Internet access and 24-hour room service are standard, as are LCD TVs with satellite channels.
The River Lee Hotel offers 182 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with minibars and a safe. This accommodation offers separate sitting areas. Pillowtop beds feature down comforters. 55-inch LCD televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include a shower, designer toiletries and hairdryers.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottles of water and coffee/tea makers. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

An indoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a health club and a sauna.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Guest rooms kept vacant for 48 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available.

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner and through room service
Reservations are required for the use of certain on-site facilities
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired Internet

Parking and public transport

  • Secured covered self parking on site (EUR 10 per day)
  • Electric car charging station on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast available for a fee 6:30 AM–10:30 AM on weekdays and 7:30 AM–11 AM on weekends: EUR 22.00 for adults and EUR 12.50 for children
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • 24-hour room service

Things to do

  • Aerobics classes
  • Fitness centre
  • Indoor pool
  • Sauna
  • Hot tub
  • Steam room

Family friendly

  • Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning service
  • High chair
  • Indoor pool
  • Laundry facilities

Conveniences

  • Ballroom
  • Lift
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe
  • Library
  • Water dispenser

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • Chinese
  • English
  • French
  • Lithuanian
  • Polish
  • Spanish

Business services

  • 8 meeting rooms
  • Business centre
  • Computer station
  • Conference space

Outdoors

  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Handrails in stairwells
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Step-free path to entrance
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible business centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible public bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant

More

  • Fireplace in reception
  • Renovated entire property – June 2018
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Down duvet
  • Pillow-top mattress

Bathroom

  • Designer toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shampoo
  • Shower
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 55-inch LCD TV
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free bottled water
  • Minibar

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Phone
  • Safe
  • Separate sitting area

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3:00 PM - anytime
Early check-in subject to availability
Early check-in is available for a fee (amount varies)
Minimum check-in age - 21

Check-out

Check-out before noon
Late check-out subject to availability
A late check-out fee will be charged
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

Guests will receive an email 24 hours before arrival with check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

This property is closed from 24 December 2020 to 27 December 2020 (dates subject to change).

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for full breakfast: EUR 22.00 for adults and EUR 12.50 for children (approximately)
  • Covered self-parking fee: EUR 10 per day
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards and debit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit and window guards
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
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

National rating

Fáilte Ireland (The National Tourism Development Authority of Ireland) assigns an official star rating for accommodation in Ireland. This Hotel property is rated 4 stars.

Property is also known as

Hotel River Lee
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
The River Lee Hotel Hotel Cork

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at The River Lee Hotel and receive a full refund?
Yes, The River Lee Hotel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to The River Lee Hotel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at The River Lee Hotel?
As of 16 Apr 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at The River Lee Hotel on 17 Apr 2021 start from €184, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Does The River Lee Hotel have a pool?
Yes, this property has an indoor pool.
Is The River Lee Hotel pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at The River Lee Hotel?
Self-parking is available for EUR 10 per day.
What time is check-in at The River Lee Hotel?
Check-in is from 3:00 PM - anytime. A fee applies for early check-in (amount may vary, subject to availability).
What time is check-out at The River Lee Hotel?
Checkout is at noon. Late checkout is available for a fee (amount may vary, subject to availability).
Where is The River Lee Hotel located?
This family-friendly Cork hotel is located near the airport, within a 10-minute walk of Glucksman Gallery, Saint Fin Barre's Cathedral and Triskel Arts Centre. University College Cork and Cork Opera House are also within 15 minutes. CORK (Station) is 26 minutes by foot.

Overall score and ratings

4.7

Exceptional

Rating 5 - Excellent. 756 out of 995 reviews
5 - Excellent 76%
Rating 4 - Good. 190 out of 995 reviews
4 - Good 19%
Rating 3 - Okay. 33 out of 995 reviews
3 - Okay 3%
Rating 2 - Poor. 11 out of 995 reviews
2 - Poor 1%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 5 out of 995 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

4.8/5

Cleanliness

4.7/5

Staff & service

4.6/5

Amenities

4.8/5

Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Restaurant is nicer than rooms
We particularly enjoyed our dinner experience. Great food, wine and service. The room was clean but not very nice design wise. Room style didn't match restaurant and reception design. We didn't have bathrobes in the room for the swimming pool but we got them from the room service eventually. The pillows were exceptionally soft and bed was comfortable. Overall it was a lovely experience
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Beautiful hotel, with friendly staff, good food and a very competent Covid-19 protocol.
Stayed 6 nights in Aug 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
FIRST CLASS
Excellent food, coffee and service. Will definitely be back
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2020

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