River Lee Hotel Cork

From The River Lee Hotel, located on the banks of the River Lee, the beautiful city of Cork is laid out before you. The city’s treasures are waiting to be discovered, all are within easy reach of our luxury Cork Hotel, either down narrow medieval lanes or up stone staircases.

Imbibe yourself in all the tastes that one of Ireland’s gourmet capitals (even the real capital) from local fresh delicacies from crubeens (pigs feet) to seaweed specialities, crustacians of all sorts mopped up with creamy pints of Beamish (brewed in the city).

Then imitate the master short story teller Frank O’Connor’s gift for eavesdropping (Yeats described him as Ireland’s Chekhov) and open your ears for a lyrical feast of sounds and music on the banks of the Lee, a short hop from your luxury hotel.

Take in the nearby Beamish Brewery and raise your brow at the nearby Cork Opera House only a 10-minute walk away. And if you plan your trip in advance you can time it to enjoy any of the many lively festivals Cork has to offer including the lesser known IndiePendence Festival, the well known Jazz Festival, the East Cork Early Music Festival.

If its food you’re after, sample the earthly delights of the Taste of West Cork and the Kinsale Gourmet Festival among others.

And you will definitely need some exercise after all of that with a trip to the Blarney Stone (to loosen your tongue), Fota Island (for your inner child to marvel at Monkey Island), Blarney Woolen Mills and Blarney Castle (for the tourist experience) , Doneraile Park (with its beautiful waterways and gardens).