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The River Lee
4 stars

The River Lee

Western Road, Cork T12 X2AH, Ireland
+353 214 252 700

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The River Lee
Fri 31.05
Sat 01.06
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About The River Lee

  • Hotel Room
    You’ll have a private room with all the hotel’s amenities
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi for free

The River Lee Hotel a member of The Doyle Collection is a contemporary hotel situated in a popular tourist area, only 10 minutes' walk to University College Cork, Cork English Market and Saint Finbarre's Cathedral. Guests also have exclusive access to the on-site The Urban Escape and NRG Fitness.

The River Lee Hotel a member of The Doyle Collection boasts a variety of deluxe amenities, such as an indoor pool and NRG. Guests can take advantage of the recreational activities on offer, such as a Jacuzzi and a sauna.

Rooms at the hotel are modern and provide a refrigerator, a mini bar and cable/satellite channels. All have a seating area, a bathtub and a private bathroom with a hair dryer.

During their stay at The River Lee Hotel a member of The Doyle Collection, guests can soak up the outdoors on the terrace or have a drink at Weir. A wide selection of dining options are also found in the area.

Cork Airport is a 15-minute drive from the hotel. It is also within walking distance of Griffith College Cork, St. Patrick's Street and Shandon Steeple.

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*Total includes estimated local taxes & fees payable on check out.

Prices are based on 1 night including VAT, excluding local taxes and fees.

Amenities at The River Lee

  • Indoor pool
  • Fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Coffee machine
  • Business center
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas


  • Packed lunches
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Coffee machine

Services and conveniences

  • Conference rooms
  • Business center
  • Concierge service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Room service
  • Bottle of water
  • 24hr front desk


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Air-conditioned

Accessibility and suitability

  • Increased accessibility
  • Elevator
  • Allergy-free room
  • No smoking
  • Designated smoking area

Pool and spa

  • Heated pool
  • Hot tub
  • Indoor pool
  • Sauna


  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Private bathroom


  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service
  • Iron and ironing board

Family friendly

  • Cribs available
  • Kids meals
  • Pool cover

Parking and transportation

  • EV charging station
  • Parking

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk


  • Family rooms
  • Storage available

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Safe


  • Terrace/Patio

Things to do

  • Bicycle rental


  • Fitness center

Reviews of The River Lee

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10.0 Wonderful
Pros:Great staff, very welcoming, great location and room.
Cons:Shower controls were a bit inconsistent
9.7 Wonderful
Pros:Great food, location, amenities. Comfy beds. Very clean bathroom and bedroom. Spacious room. Efficient staff.
Cons:Nothing was bad
9.7 Wonderful
Pros:Loved the location and view. I enjoyed the seating on each floor. Gave us a chance to sit and visit while enjoying the gorgeous view of the river.
Cons:Would love a quick cafe for coffee in the morning when we didn't want a full breakfast.


Western Road, Cork T12 X2AH

What's nearby

  • Saint Fin Barre's Cathedral0.4 km
  • Lewis Glucksman Gallery0.4 km
  • Cork Public Museum0.6 km
  • Fitzgerald's Park0.8 km
  • English Market0.8 km
  • Crawford Art Gallery0.9 km
  • Cork Butter Museum0.9 km
  • St. Anne's Church1 km
  • Cork City Gaol1 km
  • St. Patrick's Bridge1.1 km
  • Murphy's Brewery1.2 km
  • Frankfield Golf Club3.1 km



Check in anytime after 15:00, check out anytime before 12:00


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FAQs when booking at The River Lee

  • Does the River Lee Hotel offer any special rooms for business events and meetings?

    The River Lee Hotel is the perfect venue for a variety of meetings or special occasion events. Their special Hub offers eight large, flexible spaces, lit with natural light and beautiful views of the historic city. Whether you are holding a corporate conference, a casual business meeting, or a special occasion, the hotel prides itself on creating a bespoke experience for every customer's specific needs. The meeting areas are all equipped with the latest tech equipment and have dedicated staff to attend to your needs.

  • What restaurants and bar areas are there at the River Lee Hotel?

    Prepare to be dazzled with the River Lee Hotel’s selection of restaurant and bar offerings. The River Club Bar, Terrace & Grill Room has an edgy New York-inspired style inside the bar and a cool Mediterranean vibe outside on the riverside terrace. Locally sourced classic ingredients and foods are sure to satisfy your appetite. The Cocktail Bar is oozing mid-20th-century cocktail style with a hand-carved mahogany bar finished off with an opulent white marble top. Experience fine wines, whiskeys served in bespoke crystal glassware. Sanctuary at The River Club is the perfect place to get some nature with their summer terrace installations where you can relax amongst the green space and gorgeous botanicals.

  • Is there a fitness centre at the River Lee Hotel?

    The River Lee Hotel offers a fully equipped fitness centre for all guests to enjoy in a dedicated workout area. The gym has a large pool, a gym with exercise bikes, rowing machines, treadmills, weights, and also certain fitness classes and aerobics offerings. Enjoy a hot sauna or a relaxing Jacuzzi or steam bath after a satisfying workout. All the facilities at the gym are free of charge to use at a first-come, first-served basis.

  • Is the River Lee Hotel a family-friendly hotel?

    The River Lee Hotel is not a family adventure hotel, but they do allow children. You can book a family-friendly room that has two queen beds, which can accommodate four adults and four kids. If you are travelling with your baby, they do offer cribs, but you need to book this in advance. Although the kids' menu is small, there is plenty on offer for your children to eat, including the option to partake in their delicious sweet treats for high tea.

  • Is the River Lee Hotel wheelchair friendly?

    The River Lee Hotel has made sure that every guest is treated the same, and with a selection of ramps and lifts, getting around, and access to all areas, is easy. There are four fully accessible rooms and one partially accessible room depending on your needs. You should book these rooms in advance, so you make sure you get what you need. The staff can assist with any special requirements you have and if there is anything unusual you can let them know before you arrive, so they can assist with any special requirements.

  • Where is The River Lee located?

    The River Lee is located at Western Road, 1 km from the center of Cork. Saint Fin Barre's Cathedral is the closest landmark to The River Lee.

  • When is check-in time and check-out time at The River Lee?

    Check-in time is 15:00 and check-out time is 12:00 at The River Lee.

  • Does The River Lee offer free Wi-Fi?

    Yes, The River Lee offers free Wi-Fi.

  • How far is The River Lee from the airport?

    The River Lee is 6.1 km from Cork. The River Lee is 77.7 km from Milltown (Kerry) Kerry.

  • Does The River Lee have a pool?

    Yes, The River Lee has a pool onsite.

  • How does KAYAK find such great The River Lee hotel deals?

    KAYAK scours the web for all room deals available at The River Lee in Cork and lets you compare them to find the best rate for your stay. Many different travel sites will offer discounts or deals at different times for rooms at The River Lee and KAYAK will provide you with prices from a huge range of travel sites. That means that you can always find a great deal for The River Lee.

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Value for money


Distance to city center

1.0 km

Nearest Airport


Distance to airport

6.1 km