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The River Lee Hotel

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Indoor pool
Indoor pool
Indoor pool
Classic Room, 2 Double Beds, River View | Down duvets, pillow-top beds, minibar, in-room safe

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The River Lee Hotel

4.0 star property
4-star hotel with 2 bars/lounges, near University College Cork

9.4/10 Exceptional

999 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Parking available
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Gym
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
The price is €170
Price available on 05/01/2023
Map
Western Road, Cork, Cork
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurants and 2 bars/lounges
  • Indoor pool
  • Breakfast available
  • Health club
  • Sauna
  • Steam room
  • Self parking
  • Spa tub
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee shop/cafe
  • Babysitting
For families
  • Children stay free
  • Babysitting (surcharge)
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Private bathroom
  • Separate sitting area
  • Television

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • Heart of Cork

Getting around

  • Cork Airport (ORK) - 16 min drive
  • Midleton Station - 19 min drive
  • Glounthaune Station - 20 min drive
  • CORK (Station) - 27 min walk

Restaurants

  • Café Paradiso - 4 min walk
  • Costigan's Pub - 4 min walk
  • Woolshed Baa & Grill - 5 min walk
  • Fenn's Quay Restaurant - 6 min walk
  • Dwyers of Cork - 6 min walk

About this property

The River Lee Hotel

A great choice for a stay in Cork, The River Lee Hotel is only 4.8 mi (7.7 km) from the airport. You can splash around at the indoor pool, visit the coffee shop/cafe for a bite to eat or unwind with a drink at one of the 2 bars/lounges. Other highlights at this upmarket hotel include a health club, a fitness centre and a hot tub. Fellow travellers say great things about the comfortable beds and helpful staff.

Languages

Chinese (Mandarin), English, French, Lithuanian, Polish, Spanish

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

Check-in

Contactless social distancing 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.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 182 rooms
  • Arranged over 4 floors

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 3:00 PM until anytime
  • Express check-out available
  • Early check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age – 21
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Late check-out subject to availability

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

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

Required at check-in

  • Credit card required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 21

Children

  • Children (11 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room using existing bedding
  • No cots (infant beds)
  • Babysitting*

Pets

  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome

Internet

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • Secured covered on-site self-parking (EUR 10 per day)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site
  • Electric vehicle charging point on site

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast (surcharge) 6:30 AM–10:30 AM on weekdays and 7:30 AM–11 AM on weekends
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • Restaurant
  • Coffee shop
  • 24-hour room service
  • Water dispenser

Travelling with children

  • Children stay for free (see details)
  • Babysitting (surcharge)

What to do

  • Fitness classes
  • Bike rentals nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby

Working away

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

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop

Facilities

  • 1 building/tower
  • Built in 2006
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Health club
  • An indoor pool
  • Hot tub
  • Sauna
  • Steam room

Accessibility

  • Lift
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible public bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible business centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Handrails in stairwells
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Step-free path to entrance

Languages

  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • English
  • French
  • Lithuanian
  • Polish
  • Spanish

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 55-inch LCD TV
  • Satellite TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Down duvet
  • Blackout curtains
  • Pillow-top mattress
  • Bed sheets provided

What to enjoy

  • Separate sitting area

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels
  • Toilet paper

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water
  • High chair

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features

Dining

The River Club – This bar serves lunch and light fare. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy al fresco dining (weather permitting).
The Grill Room – This brasserie only serves dinner. Reservations are required. Open daily.
The Cocktail Bar – On-site cocktail bar. Open daily.

Awards and affiliations

Green/Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Tourism Programme, a programme that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: The Environment, the community, the cultural heritage and the local economy.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Full breakfast is offered for an extra charge of EUR 22.00 for adults and EUR 12.50 for children (approximately)
  • Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability)

Children & extra beds

  • Babysitting is available for an extra charge

Parking

  • Covered self-parking costs EUR 10 per day

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitiser; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; reservations are required for some on-site facilities.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and also through room service.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 48 hours between bookings.

Policies

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms. These are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit and window guards on site.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

This property accepts credit cards and debit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Also known as

River Lee Hotel Cork
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The River Lee Hotel Cork
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Frequently asked questions

Does The River Lee Hotel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, The River Lee Hotel does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at The River Lee Hotel?
As of 6 December 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at The River Lee Hotel on 5 January 2023 start from €170, 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.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at The River Lee Hotel?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser, social distancing measures are in place and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at The River Lee Hotel?
Yes, there's an indoor pool.
Are pets allowed at The River Lee Hotel?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
Is parking offered on site at The River Lee Hotel?
Yes. Self-parking costs EUR 10 per day. Electric car charging is available.
What are the check-in and check-out times at The River Lee Hotel?
You can check in from 3:00 PM - anytime. There's a charge for early check-in (subject to availability). Check-out time is noon. Late check-out is available for a charge (subject to availability). Express check-out and contactless social distancing and check-out are available.
What is there to do at The River Lee Hotel and nearby?
Have fun with nearby activities such as cycling and hiking. Additional recreation on-site includes aerobics . Enjoy a relaxing soak in the hot tub and an invigorating swim in the indoor pool. The River Lee Hotel also has 2 bars and a sauna, as well as a steam room.
Are there restaurants at or near The River Lee Hotel?
Yes, The River Club offers al fresco dining. Nearby restaurants include Café Paradiso (4-min walk), Costigan's Pub (4-min walk) and Woolshed Baa & Grill (5-min walk).
What's the area around The River Lee Hotel like?
The River Lee Hotel is located by the river, a short 4-minute walk from University College Cork and 7 minutes' walk from English Market. Travellers say that the local area is good for shopping and very walkable.

Overall score and ratings

9.4

Exceptional

9.6/10

Cleanliness

9.4/10

Staff & service

9.2/10

Amenities

9.5/10

Property conditions & facilities

8.9/10

Eco-friendliness

10/10 Exceptional

Alistair, 6-night family trip
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8/10 Very good

Ann, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Marcus, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Blessing, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Ian, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Melissa, 3-night trip
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8/10 Very good

John, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

David, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Kevin, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Gareth, 3-night business trip
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