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The River Lee Hotel

4.0 of 5 Western Road | (Centre), Cork, Ireland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
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  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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  • Cleanliness
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Corby
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

From the moment you walk into the hotel, you are greeted by friendly staff on reception. Nothing was too much . The dining experience was superb with excellent food and wine. Executive lounge was a plus.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I stayed here with a friend for the 1st time for 1 night recently and I can definitely say I will be back again. From the moment I walked out of the lift in to the foyer I was impressed. The Reception area is spacious and modern and I loved the plush, comfortable couches beside the built in fire. Our... More 

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Tipperary, Ireland
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7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed here for one night the hotel is very smart from the moment we entered. The lady we checked in with was very friendly. We stayed in an executive room on the 5 th floor which was lovely. Our room was located at the back of the hotel so the views were not great but that didn't hugely bother... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed here twice with my boyfriend while he was working in Cork. Once in early December and again early January. First impressions, hotel is pure luxury and the design/layout is modern and simple. Staff in every department from reception to bar to restaurant are friendly and warm and make you feel most welcome. The hotel rooms boast spectacular views over... More 

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Kildare
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Myself & my boyfriend chose this hotel for a quiet weekend getaway and were very happy with the hotel. We booked an executive room on level 5 and were quite happy with it overall except for some minor faults. The room istelf was lovely and clean, but a bit smaller than I expected it to be having seen some of... More 

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Ruairi O, General Manager at The River Lee Hotel, responded to this review

Dear taz1Kildare, We are incredibly appreciative of your feedback and thank you for highlighting areas that we can certainly work on in order to improve the guests experience. Whilst I was thrilled to hear that you found our Executive Rooms 'lovely and clean', I was naturally disappointed to read that you were not entirely satisfied with the space afforded in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here Oct 6-8 (sorry for the late review). - check in and out was efficient, quick and friendly. - had one evening dinner here - pleasant waitress and good food. Cork is a small town and good food is hard to find unless you know the city/friends. - Nice view - room was cosy and overlooking the River Lee.... More 

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Ruairi O, General Manager at The River Lee Hotel, responded to this review

Dear ORAKEY, Thank you for your wonderful review of our hotel. We were all delighted to hear that you are still thinking of us so far after your stay last year we simply could not ask for better feedback from our guests. Thank you once again for sharing your experience with others, we greatly appreciate the time you spared to... More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here midweek with my girlfriend for a city break in Cork, a better hotel you will not find. I stay in far too many hotels, and many fit into the same tired, fading, 7/10 bracket - THIS IS DEFINITELY NOT one of them. Outstanding from start to finish, the rooms on the 5th floor are fantastic, beautifully equipped, quiet,... More 

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Ruairi O, General Manager at The River Lee Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Tom L, We are delighted to hear that you and your girlfriend enjoyed your recent stay with us and thank you for sharing your experience with others. It was an absolute pleasure to have you both with us as our guests. I agree, our beds are almost dangerously comfortable, and so we make sure to provide Nespresso machines in... More 

Dublin, Ireland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The River Lee is always my first choice when my business plans include Cork city. Each time I say that I must show my appreciation by scripting the positive review they deserve. This is the time I do it. Check in is always efficient in a naturally friendly manner. (Phillip this time, but Diana has served me equally well on... More 

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Ruairi O, General Manager at The River Lee Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Gull_Air_ACK, Wow! Thank you so much for awarding us the accolade 'my first choice ' we simply could not ask for better feedback from our guests. To know that we have very much become your go to business hotel is so wonderful to hear and we greatly appreciate your continued support of The River Lee Hotel aswell as the... More 

Limerick, Ireland
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5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed in this hotel for one night with my husband and daughter. The hotel is very handy for visiting the town centre, some hospitals, and UCC. We had dinner there with some more family in the restaurant and it was very nice. The staff were very helpful and friendly. The room was pleasant with lovely light and warm duvet... More 

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Ruairi O, General Manager at The River Lee Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Totso, Many thanks for sharing your review of your recent stay at The River Lee Hotel. It was a pleasure to have you with us and I am delighted you enjoyed our service, the ambience, décor of our Hotel and our Breakfast offering which we know is so important to our guests. Our Executive Head Chef will be thrilled... More 

Tipperary, Ireland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I cannot fault this place!! Great price, great location, great staff, great food, just great. I went with my friend for a 2 night spa package stay. In this package we got a 2 night stay in an executive room, full use of the executive lounge, 2 course dinner with a glass of wine, breakfast both mornings and a €40... More 

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Ruairi O, General Manager at The River Lee Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Grainne O, Thank you for sharing your experience of your stay at The River Lee Hotel. We are delighted to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed your Spa stay with us and we hope you made some wonderful memories whilst visiting our City. We are incredibly lucky to have some of the best views from our hotel in the city,... More 

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Address: Western Road | (Centre), Cork, Ireland
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Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Cork > Cork
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The River Lee Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 182
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Also Known As:
Jurys Hotel Cork
Cork Jurys Hotel
Hotel Style:
#1 Business Hotel in Cork
#2 Luxury Hotel in Cork
#2 Romantic Hotel in Cork
#2 Spa Hotel in Cork
#2 Family Hotel in Cork

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