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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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Denver, Colorado
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17 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was a lovely hotel in an ideal location. Walking distance to many attractions and restaurants. Our room was clean, comfortable and well appointed. Only complaint was our room was directly above the Leisure Center which had loud thumping of music and view of a roof.

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Ayr, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our many previous visits to this hotel are testimony to our continuing satisfaction. Year in and year out the management and staff ensure the highest quality of personal service and attention to detail which marks the River Lee out as something special. Located in the heart of Cork it allows easy access to the city and the rich cultural and... More 

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

From warm hand/face towels on arrival to complimentary bottles of water on departure, every detail at this hotel has been considered to provide guests with ease and comfort. All staff are helpful and friendly and are all too happy to do anything they can to help. They made our stay so pleasant that we are thinking of making a quick... More 

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Galway
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4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went to the River Lee Hotel for two nights at the start of July 2015, leaving the kids at home with their grandparents for a 'grown up' break. Having said that, the hotel caters wonderfully for children, with pool and gym on the premises. Our double room also had an extra bed and while we were there a wedding... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My best hotel stay to date: modern slickly designed hotel, fabulous room with a great view, lovely huge bathroom, such comfy beds, very peaceful so was able to get good nights sleep, which is a rarity in the hotels I've stayed in to date; we enjoyed finishing the night in the lovely conservatory with a nice cuppa. Everything has been... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I just had the most amazing weekend at the River Lee Hotel in Cork. We were celebrating my mom's 60th birthday and had booked her a girly weekend away. On arrival, Deidre at reception was amazing. She had it on record from online booking that it was my mom's birthday. She was so sweet that she upgraded us with access... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Wonderful and charming service from the front desk. Friendly and funny service with great recommendations on where to eat and visit during the stay. Hotel is an interesting building with decent rooms and very comfy bed. However do ask for a river view room as ours overlooked the back of the hotel - not especially enthralling.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I've had the pleasure of staying at The River Lee Hotel twice this year. First, in January 2015 for two weeks and most recently in June for 8 nights. Both times my room faced the Western Road (main street), facing south with wonderful hillside views particularly during sunrise and sunset. The hotel is clean, tidy, and rather modern - but... More 

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Coleraine, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed here for 4 days. It is a very comfortable hotel with a pleasant ambience and, above all, a very helpful and attentive staff. Breakfast is very good- mango yoghurt in particular is fantastic!, but there is a good range of items. Free wifi in rooms and lobby areas is well connected and efficient. There is also a small computer... More 

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

Dear Zotsha, We are thrilled to hear that you had a great stay with us here at The River Lee Hotel, 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. Thank you also for your positive recognition of a number... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Tired ! Long days work !! Arrived in Cork very late !! Given a beautiful room overlooking the river Lee in this smart modern hotel. The room facilities were excellent including one of George Clooney's coffee machines. After 5 blissful hours sleep a fantastic shower I arrived down for breakfast!!! Nothing could prepare you for the wonderful array if fruit... More 

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

Dear Kenno2, Thank you for taking the time to write about your recent stay with us at The River Hotel. As a Travellers’ Choice winner 2015, we’re always looking for ways to give our guests the best possible experience and therefore your comments regarding our staff are wonderful to hear. I'm thrilled you had an opportunity to experience our Executive... More 

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