River Lee Hotel

River Lee Hotel

Our 2014 partner hotel, the River Lee Hotel, is just 10mins walk from the marathon start line. As always, they have a very good offer for the marathon weekend.

Marathon PowerStay - €155

  • 2 nights accommodation for 2 adults and 2 children sharing (31st May - 2nd June incl.)
  • Full Irish breakfast each morning incl. lots of high energy choices
  • Power Pasta dinner for 2 adults on one night
  • Complimentary car parking
  • Complimentary access to NRG fitness centre onsite
  • 3pm late checkout on marathon day – Monday 2nd June


Some other useful links are given below:

A good source of information on accommodation, tours, etc. is at or by email at

Below are some city-centre hotels and their approx. distance fromthe marathon start/finish line on St Patrick’s Street. The Irish Hotels Federation websites at and or are also good starting points:

Imperial Hotel, South Mall – a few min’s walk

Gresham-Metropole Hotel , MacCurtain St – a few min’s walk
Are offering full and continental breakfast from 7am on Marathon day.
+353 (0)21 4643700

Iaasac’s Hotel, MacCurtain St – a few min’s walk
+353 (0)21 450 0011

The Clarion, Lapp’s Quay – a few min’s walk
+353 (0)21 4224900 

Jury’s Inn, Anderson’s Quay – 5 min’s walk
Can offer continental breakfast from 6am and full Irish breakfast from 6.30am if requested in advance.
+44  0870 4100 800

Maldron, Shandon – about 8 min’s walk from St Patrick’s Street
Marathon weekend offer Sun 1st - Mon 2nd June: accommodation for two adults sharing a twin or double room with continental breakfast from 6am for €99. Quote "Cork City Marathon Offer" when booking. 
+353 (0)21 4529200

The River Lee Hotel – 10 min’s walk from the start line.

The Montenotte Hotel, Middle Glanmire Road, 4* – about 15-20 min’s walk uphill.

Lancaster Lodge, Western Road - about 8 min’s walk from start line.
+353 (0)21 4251125

Garnish House B&B , Western Road - about 10 min’s walk from start line.
+353 (0)21 4275111