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The River Lee Hotel

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Western Road | (Centre), Cork, Ireland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

A big group of us stayed in the River Lee Hotel lately and we could not fault the hotel, service or hospitality. Our stay was fantastic we enjoyed the pool and our dinner, the waiter was very nice and made sure we had as much food as we needed. Glenn on reception was lovely and very patient he had bottles... More 

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Co. Dublin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Frendly staff, clean comfortable room, great sheltered outdoor bar area perfect for chilling out with lunch and a glass of Wine. Breakfast was excellent. 10 minute walk into town. Would definitely go back. Only mild disappointment was we mistook the Urban Spa for an actual spa, but it is more of a beauticians with treatment rooms. The pool and sauna... More 

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Galway, Ireland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have stayed here a number of times. The hotel is nicely presented, the staff are friendly, and the rooms are comfortable. The service in the bar is somewhat mixed, with staff having to be reminded of ordered items.

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Aberdeenshire
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Hotel is very clean, modern and has a relaxing atmosphere. The staff are excellent, friendly and cheerful. Our room was cleaned immaculately every day. If I ever go back to Ireland, this will be my first port of call.

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Peterborough, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A weeks stay in Cork and stayed in The River Lee Hotel. A first class hotel with a short walk to the centre facilities. Very friendly staff. The room was 5 star standard. We will return when back in Cork.

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Dublin, Ireland
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9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed at the River Lee Hotel for a biggish family gathering and we were delighted !! We had adjoining rooms with our children in one and us in the other and I was really blown away by how friendly and helpful the staff were accommodating everything & everyone !! The beds are super comfy, the rooms are really pretty... More 

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

Dear pradagirl74, Thank you for your fantastic review of The River Lee Hotel following your recent stay with us. Thank you also for your positive recognition of a number of areas of the hotel which you enjoyed during your visit such as the views from our bedrooms, our wonderful views and our leisure centre. We make every effort to maintain... More 

Clonmel, Ireland
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93 reviews 93 reviews
14 hotel reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were very happy here. Rooms are nice, clean and spacious.Modern looking rooms which is what I like. Lounge was great and I could bring items into my room which was great.There was nice selection juices, water all you need really for snacking and drinking. That was also great place for reading book or surfing internet on your laptop.Internet connection... More 

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

Dear maggiedino, Thank you so much for sharing your experience with others; it was our absolute pleasure to have you with us as our guest! I'm thrilled you had an opportunity to experience our Executive Rooms- the exclusivity of the floor really makes you feel special from the sleep inducing king size beds, robes, slippers and Nespresso coffee machines to... More 

Cork, Ireland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a night here this week celebrating our daughters Confirmation. It was just perfect, we had 2 rooms interconnecting, spacious, modern, full of light with excellent views over the River. We had a meal for nine people in the restaurant, service was great & food delicious. Breakfast has great variety and all food was very tasty. We used the... More 

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

Dear 551Cathy, Thank you for your fantastic review of The River Lee Hotel following your recent stay with us. Thank you also for your positive recognition of a number of areas of the hotel which you enjoyed during your visit such as the views from our glass elevators which you a birds eye view of the city, I'm happy to... More 

County Galway, Ireland
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was one of the nicest hotels we stayed in during our week in Ireland. It had many amenities and the staff was wonderful. Rooms were good size very updated . Rooms have air conditioner which you do not fine in many hotels. Easy walk into town. If you're staying in Cork I would highly recommend this hotel

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

Dear Julie D, We are thrilled to hear that you had an great stay with us, we simply could not ask for better feedback. It truly was a pleasure having you with us as our guests and thank you for sharing your experience with others. I am very happy to hear that you enjoyed the courtesy and efficiency of our... More 

Lancashire
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Gorgeous hotel. Spotless. Rooms lovely as are the bathrooms. Staff extremely accommodation. Breakfast good and plentiful. Gym facilities excellent. Free car parking and Wi-Fi. Good location just a short walk into town. Would definitely stay there again.

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

Dear ccmmf, We are thrilled to hear that you had an great stay with us, we simply could not ask for better feedback. It truly was a pleasure having you with us as our guests and thank you for sharing your experience with others, I do appreciate the time you spared to do so. Thank you also for your positive... More 

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