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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My husband and I had a most enjoyable,relaxing evening.The staff were so friendly,chatty and pleasant ,without over doing it.We had our pre dinner drink on the terrace on the bank of the river,blankets supplied if one felt chilly and heaters also.Dinner was a set 4 course,with a varied choice in each course,wonderful tasty food,presentation excellent,great portion size,and most of all... More 

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Castricum, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The rooms are very spacious, and the beds were great. the hotel is modern, the staff was very helpful. The snacks in the bar are delicious, afternoon tea, fresh scones with real Irish butter. It is 10 minutes walk to the center. We will recommend this hotel and we will be back

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Toronto
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed only one night at the River Lee while we visited Cork. The hotel was modern, bright, with a fantastic reception area and friendly staff. Our room was on the fifth floor, where we had a view of the city and the river. It was extremely spacious, with a refrigerator, safe and a nespresso coffee maker. Bed was clean... More 

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

Dear Tkyle, 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. Our sole aim is to provide a calm and relaxing ambiance on our Executive Floor so our guests can truly unwind and feel as comfortable as if... More 

New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed at the River Lee with our 6 year old son. Loved it here. Nice big rooms with lots of amenities. The staff was very helpful and friendly. We ate in the restaurant one night and ended every evening on the comfy lounge facing the river. A truly enjoyable experience.

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Thank jrc4525
Ruairi O, General Manager at The River Lee, responded to this review

Dear jrc4525, We are thrilled to hear that you had a great stay with us here at The River Lee , 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. We look forward to the privilege of welcoming you back... More 

Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If I had to fault this stay, the lack of breakfast being included for the price you pay would be it. In saying that, the executive lounge gives you a means to keep the hunger at bay. Excellent facilities, lovely staff, very enjoyable stay, will definitely recommend at the drop of a hat!

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

Dear Derek B, I would like to thank you very much for taking the time to review The River Lee on Tripadvisor, and indeed for choosing to stay with us on your recent trip to Cork. It means a great deal to us all to know we made a great impression and I'm thrilled to read you had a truly... More 

Kilkenny, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

just back from a fab weekend at this hotel we were checked in by glenn a lovely and very helpful man the room we had was spotless it was on the third floor looking out on the river we went into the bar for some food asked for chicken goujons was told they didn't have any which I found surprising... More 

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

Dear Jacquie M, What a truly fantastic review of our hotel and staff. 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 again and thank you for sharing your experience with others, I do appreciate the... More 

Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Since it was rebuilt, I had heard rave reviews! I got to experience the luxury and style when we visited for two nights earlier this year. It was wonderful! The breakfast was perhaps the finest we have ever had! The rooms are good (not great) and the bar is stunning by the river. Would certainly recommend.

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

Dear leseulechemin, Thank you for taking the time to write about your stay with us at The River Lee. As a Travellers’ Choice winner 2016, we’re always looking for ways to give our guests the best possible experience. One of the many things were are very proud of our here at The River Lee is our breakfast we have in... More 

Dublin, Ireland
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28 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I took my lady to the hotel this weekend. Great check in experience, we booked the executive sweet. Hot towels at check in to freshen up, very courteous and friendly. Room was great - good bed, well appointed room , bath and separate shower. Use of the executive lounge as well. We had dinner in the bar, food was good,... More 

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

Dear EdEllis, We thank you for choosing to stay with us at The River Lee and for writing such a complimenting review. We are absolutely delighted to learn that you had a very memorable experience with some highlights including our smooth check in and well appointed rooms and most importantly, the warm service delivered by our wonderful ambassadors. The team... More 

Cork, Ireland
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12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Four of us had lunch here, including a 93yr old aunt in a wheelchair. I explained when booking the table that we would need a higher table to accomodate the wheelchair. When we arrived, we were led to a perfect table with plenty space for all. The staff were very helpful and really nice. The menu was varied, something for... More 

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

Dear mudbug2014, Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts on your dining experience at The River Lee. I am delighted to learn it was a thoroughly enjoyable experience in every aspect. It was wonderful to read your comments and rest assured that I will share your feedback with the team who take great pride in ensuring each... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We spent one night in this hotel. The room was very nice, the staff too. It was confortable. It is near the city center and it is very good to visit the city. We didn't regret our choice and we would stay there if we come to Cork again. But we think that the breakfast could be included.

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

Dear 239henrig, Many thanks for taking the time and effort to post your wonderful review of your recent stay at The River Lee. I'm delighted you enjoyed your stay from beginning to end- I appreciate your acknowledgement on our commitment to the personal and genuine service that we are so proud to deliver to all our guests. I am delighted... More 

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
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  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The River Lee is the perfect vantage point in the historic quarter and from which to savour all that the city has to offer. The hotel is a superb four-star hotel with a range of facilities and amenities that are second to none. From our superb NRG fitness centre and magnificent Vanilla Browns Spa to the culinary delights of our Weir Bistro and the conviviality of our friendly, local bar, you'll find it all at The River Lee. Truly, The River Lee is the ultimate choice for all that is Cork. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The River Lee

Address: Western Road, Cork, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Cork > Cork > Centre
Price Range: $137 - $318 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The River Lee 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 Family Hotel in Cork
#2 Romantic Hotel in Cork
#2 Spa Hotel in Cork
#2 Luxury Hotel in Cork
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