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The River Lee Hotel

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

Good to know

  • Highchair
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Free WiFi
Western Road, Cork, Cork, Ireland

4-star hotel with 2 bars/lounges, near Glucksman Gallery
  • Free WiFi and free parking
  • Great for families

    Good to know

    • Highchair
    • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
    • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
    • Free WiFi
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  • Excellent food, coffee and service. Will definitely be backAug 25, 2020
  • Great location in cork plus Bar and restaurant were excellent Aug 21, 2020

The River Lee Hotel

from ZAR 3,312
  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed
  • Classic Room, 1 Double Bed
  • Classic Room, 2 Double Beds, View
  • Classic Room, 3 Twin Beds
  • Room (Cosy)

What’s around The River Lee Hotel


  • Heart of Cork
  • University College Cork - 10 min walk
  • Glucksman Gallery - 5 min walk
  • Saint Fin Barre's Cathedral - 7 min walk
  • Triskel Arts Centre - 8 min walk
  • Bells of Shandon - 15 min walk
  • Cork City Hall - 19 min walk
  • Cork Opera House - 25 min walk

Getting around

  • Cork Airport (ORK) - 19 min drive
  • Cork Kent Station - 26 min walk
  • Midleton Station - 19 min drive
  • Glounthaune Station - 26 min drive

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

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


  • Check-in time 3:00 PM-anytime
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-out
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

Travelling with others


  • Children stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

  • No cribs (infant beds)

  • Babysitting/childcare *


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking on site

  • Electric vehicle charging point

Payment types at the property

Other information

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

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Full breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • Restaurant
  • Coffee shop/café
  • 24-hour room service
  • Water dispenser
Things to do
  • Indoor pool
  • Fitness facilities
  • Spa tub
  • Steam room
  • Fitness classes on site
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Health club
  • Sauna
Working away
  • Business center
  • Number of meeting rooms - 8
  • Conference space
  • Computer station
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built - 2006
  • Elevator
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • 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 meeting spaces/business centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Handrails in stairways
Languages Spoken
  • Chinese
  • English
  • French
  • Lithuanian
  • Polish
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Down comforter
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Pillowtop mattress
Things to enjoy
  • Separate sitting area
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 55-inch LCD TV
  • Satellite TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


The River Club - This bar serves lunch and light fare. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).

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

The Cocktail Bar - Onsite cocktail bar. Open daily.


On Site

  • Fitness facilities
  • Health club
  • Sauna
  • Spa tub
  • Steam room
  • Fitness classes on site


  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby

The River Lee Hotel’s small print

Also known as

  • Hotel River Lee
  • The River Lee Hotel Hotel Cork
  • 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 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.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

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

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 sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; reservations are required for some onsite 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.

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

Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability, amount varies)

Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability, amount varies)

Full breakfast is offered for an extra charge of EUR 22.00 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.

FAQs for The River Lee Hotel

  • Does The River Lee Hotel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, The River Lee Hotel does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • 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 sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff wear personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Is parking offered on site at The River Lee Hotel?
    Yes, there's free self parking.
  • 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.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at The River Lee Hotel?
    You can check in from 3:00 PM to anytime. There's a charge for early check-in (amount may vary, subject to availability). Check-out time is noon. Late check-out is available for a charge (subject to availability).
  • Are there restaurants at or near The River Lee Hotel?
    Yes, there's an onsite restaurant. Nearby restaurants include Café Paradiso (4-min walk), Porterhouse (4-min walk), and Feed Your Senses (5-min walk).
  • What is there to do near The River Lee Hotel?
    Recommended spots to visit include Glucksman Gallery (5-min walk) and Saint Fin Barre's Cathedral (7-min walk), along with Triskel Arts Centre (8-min walk) and University College Cork (10-min walk).

Recent reviews

Exceptional 9,4 From 697 reviews

Good 6,0
A staycation in Ireland is different! But somehow the staff in the Ricer Lee Hotel normalised the experience. Everything went swimmingly well. All you have to do is “book in advance!” Food in the restaurant is expensive but beautiful, service fantastic, staff were excellent........ good atmosphere too. Room had a beautiful view. We were lucky as if you get a room elsewhere the view wouldn’t be as good but I informed them in advance that we were celebrating a birthday so we got a room with floor to ceiling windows. Overall we thoroughly enjoyed our stay in the hotel. I will be back!
Edel, ie3 night trip
Exceptional 10,0
Excellent stay
The location of the hotel was brilliant. Within walking distance to most things but on a very picturesque part of the river. The rooms were well equipped, clean, and luxurious. The staff were very helpful and friendly. Will definitely stay there again.
Shafiq, ie2 night trip
Exceptional 10,0
Fantastic stay. Beautiful hotel. Exceptional service. Wonderdul food. Perfect location. Very clean. Expensive but worth every cent.
Sabrina, ie3 night family trip
Very good 8,0
Excellent hotel always is. Music in the bar is shocking
justin, ie1 night trip
Exceptional 10,0
This is a wonderful hotel! Great location and extremely friendly and helpful staff. I would highly recommend a stay here.
us5 night family trip
Exceptional 10,0
A Ray of Sunshine through Storm Jorg🌞
From the moment we arrived till the moment we left everything and everybody was amazing. Exceptional service by everyone from reception, bar, room service nothing was too much trouble and everyone was genuinely warm, friendly and keen to make sure we enjoyed our stay. Ordered room service meals, the steak was out of this world. Can't wait to visit beautiful Ireland again and stay at the awesome River Lee Hotel💖💖
CHRISTINE, gb1 night trip
Exceptional 10,0
Very nice location.
Friendly staff. Convenient location with river view from full height glazing. Enjoyed 3 meals in the hotel for one night stay with a lovely swim. Lovely food with great service. Love the seating area to each lobbies.
Yihyi, gb1 night family trip
Exceptional 10,0
Class Act
Amazing stay, food and hospitality on point
Michael, ie2 night trip
Exceptional 10,0
Fantastic stay, great restaurant and bar, very accessible to town and free parking. Highly recommend.
Michela, us2 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10,0
Great stay, clean comfortable hotel with friendly staff and good food!
Jeff, gb3 night business trip

The River Lee Hotel

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