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The River Lee
4 stars

The River Lee

Western Road, Cork T12 X2AH, Ireland
+353 214 252 700
C$ 183

rate per night


based on 2,440 reviews

The River Lee
Thu 27/6
Fri 28/6
Room type
Nightly total
Classic room
C$ 183
Executive room
C$ 267
Double room
C$ 271

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 is located steps from the center of Cork, Ireland’s “second city”. This city is full of culture and activities, including many that are within minutes of the hotel. Guests can explore local galleries, museums, theatres, and find plenty of dining in the thriving foodie scene found at the infamous English Market. The hotel features its own River Club Bar, Terrace lounge space, and an onsite restaurant known as the Grill Room. There is also an onsite fitness center and an indoor swimming pool for guest use.

The River Lee Hotel offers complimentary afternoon tea and free WiFi in all areas for guest use. There is a dedicated guest services department that is on hand to take care of all guest needs, as well as expert concierge services to assist with sightseeing recommendations, tour planning, tickets and reservations, and more. The gym area offers a variety of fitness equipment, as well as fitness classes. There are jacuzzis, a steam room, and sauna in the wellness center. The onsite library provides access to all kinds of free reading entertainment and a great place to relax at the end of a long day.

This hotel also provides guests with a business center and dedicated business floor, as well as 24-hour room service for in-room dining. The property is fully accessible, including in the guest rooms, which all feature modern furnishings like flat-screen TVs, updated private baths, and luxury bedding. Many of the 182 guest rooms offer beautiful views of the surrounding Cork city area.

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Latest deals for The River Lee

Thu 27/6
Fri 28/6
King room
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Double room
2 double beds
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Deluxe room
1 king bed
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1 king bed
Standard Room
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Queen room
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Executive room
1 double bed
Classic room
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*Total includes estimated local taxes & fees payable on check out.
Prices are based on 1 night including GST, excluding local taxes and fees.

Amenities at The River Lee

  • Indoor pool
  • Fitness centre
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Coffee machine
  • Business centre
  • 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 centre
  • 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

  • Disabled Access
  • 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 centre

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 3:00 PM, check out anytime before 12:00 PM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Essential information about The River Lee

Low season


High season


Average price (weeknight)

C$ 260

Average price (weekend night)

C$ 342
Cheapest month to stay with an average 22% drop in price.
Most expensive month to stay with an average 13% rise in price.
Average Sun. - Thu. price over the last 2 weeks.
Average Fri. & Sat. price over the last 2 weeks.

When to book a room at The River Lee

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Top tips for your stay at The River Lee

  • If you’re after a cheap room at The River Lee, then you should consider staying during the low season. The cheapest deals can generally be found in January and July.
  • Prices can also vary depending on which day of the week you stay. For the best room deals at The River Lee, plan to stay on a Saturday or Friday. The most expensive day is usually Thursday.
  • The cheapest price a room at The River Lee was booked for on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was C$ 330, while the most expensive was C$ 330.
  • How long should you stay at The River Lee? KAYAK users usually book their rooms here for 2 days.

FAQs when booking at The River Lee

  • Where is The River Lee located?

    The River Lee is located at Western Road, 1 km from the centre 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 3:00 PM and check-out time is 12:00 PM 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 on-site.

  • 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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Good to know

Value for money


Distance to downtown

1.0 km

Nearest Airport


Distance to airport

6.1 km