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The River Lee Hotel

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

Was in Cork for a union meeting, and decided to choose the River Lee hotel as other friends were staying there too. From check in, the service was excellent. Philip checked us in and explained the hotel facilities. The staff seem to genuinely enjoy interacting with customers. Food and service was amazing at the Weir bar. We requested bruschetta, which... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I stayed in the River lee for 3 nights in mid-March and have not one bad thing to say about it. It’s conveniently located near the city center and many bars/restaurants. The hotel itself is beautiful and clean. The rooms are modern, clean and very spacious. The staff at this hotel was also wonderful. They were very friendly and accommodating.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I can very highly recommend The River Lee Hotel in Cork. We've stayed a number of times and are always looking forward to visiting again. A very high standard is maintained in the hotel - everything from friendly, helpful staff to excellent service, delicious food and modern decor. We received a very warm welcome at check-in. We had a lovely,... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I spent a wonderfully relaxing weekend here from 20-22nd March 2015. The weekend was a birthday trip away for my partner, and upon arrival we were greeted with a little complimentary cake and some strawberries in our room along with a happy birthday message. It was just a small touch but it really was the perfect way to start our... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Ca't fault this hotel in any way really. The location with the resulting views of Cork are excellent. The best thing about our stay, I would stay, are the staff who were very welcoming and friendly. Having stayed in the original hotel at this location previously, I was always looking for the chance to stay at the 'new' hotel, and... More 

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County Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed here just before xmas as a 1 night getaway from reality and that is exactly what it was. It was so relaxing. amazing decor. lovely food and services. the bar was very busy on the night we stayed but after a beautiful meal and one or two drinks we were happy to head to bed in the most... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great location - easy walk into central Cork, close to university, on bend of the river by a weir. Exellent rooms, really comfortable beds, fantastic breakfasts, very friendly staff and helpful service. Thoroughly recommended.

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Dublin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

In less than 4 min upon arrival we were checked-in and a table was booked for us in the restaurant. The staff was very helpful and kind. The hotel was cleaned, well maintained and attention to detail could be seen everywhere. The room was clean comfortable and clean. Excellent experience!

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

Dear Daniel M, We are thrilled to hear that you had a great stay with us, we simply could not ask for better feedback. Your comments regarding our staff at Front Desk are simply wonderful to hear, and I will certainly pass on your kind feedback. We hand-pick our staff not just on their credentials and expertise, but also on... More 

Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely bright modern clean hotel. Beds very comfortable, rooms well fitted out. Bathrooms great. All the staff we met were very helpful and friendly. Location great, by the river, and an easy walk into the city. Breakfast memorable, huge choice. Will be back for another stay soon again.

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

Dear Geraldine A, Thank you for your fantastic review of The River Lee Hotel following your recent stay with us. I am so pleased that every aspect of your stay impressed. Thank you also for your positive recognition of a number of areas of the hotel which you enjoyed during your visit such as our bedrooms, central location, staff and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The River Lee is a very nice hotel. We had a room on the executive level (5th floor) and the view was outstanding! We also had access to the executive lounge with free coffee and snacks throughout the day, which was great for a quick bite in the morning or a late night snack. The location was very good, easy... More 

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

Dear Amber G, 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. We will certainly take on... More 

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