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The River Lee Hotel, Cork

4-starFáilte Ireland (The National Tourism Development Authority) assigns an official star rating for accommodations in Ireland. This Hotel property is rated 4 stars.
Western Road, Cork, Cork, Ireland

4-star hotel with indoor pool, near Saint Fin Barre's Cathedral
  • Free WiFi and free parking
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Bar and Beverages
Bar is awesome
Very comfortable
Great room
Tasty breakfast
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The River Lee Hotel, Cork

from $129
  • from $129
  • Classic Double or Twin Room
  • Deluxe Double Room
  • Classic Room, 3 Twin Beds
  • Classic Double Room
  • Double Room
  • Classic Double Room, River View

What’s around The River Lee Hotel, Cork

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 Kent Station - 12 min drive
  • Glounthaune Station - 19 min drive
  • Midleton Station - 30 min drive
  • Free self parking

About The River Lee Hotel, Cork

Located on the riverfront, The River Lee Hotel is within a short stroll of the English Market, St Fin Barre's Cathedral, and University College Cork. Blarney Castle and the Fota Wildlife Park are within a 15-minute drive of the hotel.

Hotel Features.
Free WiFi is available throughout the River Lee Hotel. Fitness facilities and an indoor pool are open to guests at the onsite health club.The River Club Bar, Terrace & The Grill room, with its glamorous décor and the relaxed atmosphere, it is the perfect place to eat, drink and be social.This Cork hotel also offers a 24-hour business center, 8 river view meeting rooms, and complimentary parking.

Modern, air-conditioned guestrooms feature free WiFi, satellite LCD TVs, minibars, and coffee/tea makers. Signature bedding includes soft linens and pillowtop mattresses. In-room safes can accommodate laptops. Bathrooms offer aromatherapy products, fluffy towels, and hair dryers.

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

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


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

Required at check-in

  • Credit card deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)

  • Babysitting/childcare *


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Full breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • 24-hour room service
Things to do
  • Indoor pool
  • Health club
  • Spa tub
  • Steam room
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Sauna
Working away
  • Business center
  • Number of meeting rooms - 8
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built 2006
  • Elevator/lift
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
Languages Spoken
  • Chinese
  • English
  • French
  • Lithuanian
  • Polish
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Pillowtop mattress
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • LCD TV
  • Satellite TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


The River Club - This cocktail bar serves lunch only. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open daily.

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

Awards and affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Hospitality Program, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

The River Lee Hotel, Cork’s small print

Also known as

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


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

Full breakfast is offered for an extra charge of EUR 20.00 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.

Recent reviews

Exceptional 9.4 From 635 reviews

The River Lee Hotel, Cork
Great location Very friendly staff Parking is free which is nice since you can walk everywhere
Amy, us1 night family trip
The River Lee Hotel, Cork
Wonderful Weekend at the River Lee
Absolutely loved my time here! Everyone at the hotel was so friendly and accommodating. They really tried their hardest to go above and beyond in every aspect of my stay.
Caroline, us1 night trip
The River Lee Hotel, Cork
Very Good8.0
Nice view of the river and Cork. Central location.
A Traveler, us1 night trip
The River Lee Hotel, Cork
Riverside hotel with gorgeous Cork hillside views!
A very nice hotel with a great city location. Our 5th floor room had one of my favorite views of the Cork hillside & river below, amazing lit up in the evening and fog covered during the day. Our 2 day visit was interrupted by a stomach bug so most of our time was spent in the room, and not exploring the city. Luckily the room was was great with a big comfy bed, teapot & fridge. The executive lounge down the hall supplied us with endless water & Orangina which was needed. While my fiancé hunkered down in the cozy bed, I ate dinner in the bar and had a lovely breakfast. We did manage to use the pool and sauna, getting to the pool was not ideal and it felt lackluster compared to the rest of the hotel but it was relaxing. We also enjoyed dinner in the beautiful restaurant the final evening and had a wonderful breakfast before leaving. I am not sure I will find myself in Cork again but I would love to return in the warm weather to enjoy the riverside dining. Illness aside it was lovely!
Mary, usOther trip
The River Lee Hotel, Cork
Great room with river view. Staff was nice had a nice and relaxing stay
A Traveler, us1 night romance trip

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The River Lee Hotel, Cork

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