3 October 2019
By Elaine Murphy
Central and elegant, The River Lee is set on a picturesque bend in the river just a short walk from Cork city centre. The River Lee has been entirely reimagined and the hotel’s ground floor now includes sleekly stylish spaces like The River Club Bar, Terrace & Grill Room, the glamorous private events space, The Mirror Room, and the new destination in the lobby, The Cocktail Bar.
The team at The River Lee is thrilled to have won Ireland’s Best 4-Star Hotel at the Hotel & Catering Gold Medal Awards 2019, which took place on Tuesday, September 24th in Lyrath Estate, Co. Kilkenny. Celebrating a remarkable 31 years, the Hotel & Catering Review Gold Medal Awards are the leading independent awards for the Irish hospitality industry and aim to recognise and celebrate the outstanding achievements of the hotel and catering sector throughout the country over the past twelve months.
Ruairi O’Connor, General Manager of The River Lee said, “We’re really thrilled to have won Best 4-Star Hotel at the Hotel & Catering Review Gold Medal Awards. We had some great competition from fantastic 4-star properties around the country so it’s fantastic to have come out on top. Working in hospitality can often mean long days and late nights but we love what we do at The River Lee and to be recognised in this way is a really positive thing to be able share with our colleagues who have worked so hard to achieve this accolade.”