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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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Kilcoole, Co. Wicklow
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed in the hotel for 3 days as part of the trip to take part in Cork City Marathon. Everything was nearly perfect: quality of food, room comfort, staff attentiveness and friendliness. We will be back next year.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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43 reviews 43 reviews
9 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed for just one short night, but had zero complaints throughout. The location is great, with amazing views of the river and the town. The palacious lobby greets you happily, as do the cherry agents behind the desks. The room itself was similarly enjoyable. With a huge floor-ceiling window, there was lots of light, even for a rainy Irish... More 

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County Clare, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

myself and my wife enjoyed our first wedding anniversary here over the may bank holiday. the hotel far exceeded our expections. very friendly staff, facilities, just a short walk from the city center. We will definatly be back.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Really enjoyed staying at this hotel. Rooms have an amazing view. Breakfast is fantastic. Staff at reception, in the bar, in the restaurant - all superb. The leisure centre is also well worth a visit. I really couldn't fault this hotel on any level. It ticks all the boxes. Already looking forward to returning!

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Saskatoon, Canada
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24 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great hotel to stay in while visiting cork. Hotel is very modern and clean. Rooms are spacious and clean as well. Very comfortable. Staff are welcoming and very helpful. Hotel is easy to find good location. Only 7-10 minute walk to restaurant and pubs. Hotel has great restaurant with fair prices, really nice patio to enjoy pint. Breakfast buffet was... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
23 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed one night here. Was fairly busy but got delt with quickly . Room modern with all mod cons, nice bed but nowhere to put case on. Found it difficult to sleep, was very warm even though the window was open and it wasn't warm outside. Sauna, pool and steam fairly average. Had massage 30 mins for 50 Eros ,... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Located on the main one way street through Cork the River Lee is a great space for a quiet stay. Conveniently located to get to all major routes in and out of the city, great parking, excellent breakfast every morning in a beautiful setting. We weren't impressed with our room however, smaller than anticipated and no view to speak of... More 

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

Dear Boom99Boom, Thank you so very much for taking the time to write your review of your stay at The River Lee Hotel. It was an enormous pleasure to have you stay with us and I'm delighted that you enjoyed your trip to Cork. Naturally, I am very disappointed that you were disappointed with your room allocation. Listening to what... More 

Gorey, Ireland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I wish to compliment The River Lee Hotel in Cork city for a very pleasant visit there over the weekend - I enjoyed a delightful lunch there with my husband made all the more memorable thanks to Leanne and Rachel. They were pleasant, professional, and excelled in customer service making us feel welcome and eager to return. The menu was... More 

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

Dear susan k, We are thrilled to hear that you had a great weekend 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. I'm so pleased that every... More 

Malahide, Ireland
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Me and my family have just had a weekend in Cork staying at the Riverlee Hotel. The hotel is nice and clean and about 10 mins walk from the City itself. The food was good. I have had to downmark the hotel though, on a couple of things. 1. About 3 weeks before our arrival I had ordered a birthday... More 

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

Dear Housedoc2911, Thank you so much for sharing your recent experience with me and my team, we greatly appreciate the time you spared to do so. Naturally, I was deeply disappointed to hear that your requested items for the room didn’t reach you in time- I would like to start by apologizing unreservedly for what was a clear lapse in... More 

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband booked this hotel for our 1st Anniversary as a treat. What a treat it really was. The hotel is just fantastic. Friendly and helpful staff. Fabulous food. Beautiful furnished rooms and the most comfortable bed. We were treated to extras in our room as he booked the executive suit. We also had access to the lounge on the... More 

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

Dear Ramona M, Thank you so very much for taking the time to write your review of your stay at The River Lee Hotel. It was an enormous pleasure to have you stay with us and I'm delighted that you enjoyed your trip to Cork. I am so pleased that your choose us to celebrate your 1 year anniversary. Thank... More 

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