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Down duvet, pillow top beds, minibar, in-room safe
Down duvet, pillow top beds, minibar, in-room safe

Guest reviews

4.7/5 Exceptional
999 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
  • Restaurant

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Popular LocationMercy University Hospital4 min walk
Popular LocationGlucksman Gallery5 min walk
Popular LocationSaint Fin Barre's Cathedral7 min walk
AirportCork (ORK)21 min drive

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    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. Our guests love the hotel's central location.

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    Popular Location

    What's nearby

    • Mercy University Hospital - 4 min walk
    • Glucksman Gallery - 5 min walk
    • English Market - 7 min walk
    • Saint Fin Barre's Cathedral - 7 min walk
    • Triskel Arts Centre - 8 min walk

    Getting around

    • CORK (Station) - 12 min drive
    • Cork (ORK) - 21 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. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. 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.

    This Cork hotel provides 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.

    Cleaning and safety practices

    Enhanced cleanliness measures

    Enhanced cleanliness are washed at 60°C or hotter
    High-touch surfaces are cleaned and enhanced cleanliness
    Disinfectant is used to clean the property

    Social distancing

    Social distancing measures in place
    Contactless check-in and check-out

    Safety measures

    Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner and through room service
    Hand sanitiser provided
    Masks and gloves available
    Temperature checks available for guests
    Temperature checks given to staff
    Personal protective equipment worn by staff
    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

    • Free self parking
    • Electric car charging station

    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 requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
    • Accessible bathroom
    • Handrails in stairwells
    • In-room accessibility
    • Roll-in shower
    • 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
    • Smoke-free property

    Room amenities

    Bedroom

    • Air conditioning
    • Blackout drapes/curtains
    • Down comforter
    • Linens
    • 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 between 3:00 AM and anytime
    Early check-in subject to availability
    Minimum check-in age - 21

    Check-out

    Check-out before noon
    Late check-out subject to availability
    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

    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

    American ExpressDiners ClubMastercardVisa

    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)
    • 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 advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
    • Disinfectant is used to clean the property; enhanced cleanliness; enhanced cleanliness.
    • Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.
    • Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.
    • Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and also through room service.
    • 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.

    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.
    Does this 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 this hotel?
    Self-parking is free at this property.
    What time is check-in at The River Lee Hotel?
    Check-in is from 3:00 AM to anytime. A fee applies for early check-in (amount may vary, subject to availability).
    What time is check-out at this hotel?
    Checkout is at noon. Late checkout is available for a fee (amount may vary, subject to availability).
    Where is this property 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.

    Guest reviews

    Overall score and ratings for The River Lee Hotel

    4.7
    Exceptional
    5 - Excellent
    762
    4 - Good
    189
    3 - Okay
    32
    2 - Mediocre
    11
    1 - Poor
    5
    4.8
    Cleanliness
    4.7
    Service and Staff
    4.6
    Amenities
    4.8
    Property condition

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

    Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

    Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    Wonderful breakfast, beautiful views, friendly staff, and clean rooms. Would definitely recommend and stay here again.

    Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    Very nice hotel! Only weird part was the bar in the lobby closed pretty early.

    Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020