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The Laurels B & B Kilkenny

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College Rd, Kilkenny 10.1, Ireland
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Boston, Massachusetts
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Visited Kilkenny recently and stayed at The Laurels. Great location that is walkable and centrally located to many great sites and restaurants, but unfortunately would NEVER STAY THERE AGAIN due to my reservation problems. At reservation, I was unable to confirm the type of room booked which resulted in my cancelling and rebooking in order to ensure correct # of... More 

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Oshawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

After a long day of driving it was dark by the time we arrived in Kilkenny and finding the B&B seemed daunting. Called Brian and he guided us in until we landed in his driveway. Very nice property, nice big bathroom ands comfortable beds. Breakfast was great, the Canadian flag a nice touch! Great location for sight seeing...all within walking... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here Friday night after coming from Dublin! Brian and Betty were fantastic making us feel welcome from the minute we arrived! Amazing bed, jacuzzi bath and dressings gowns that are so comfortable you'd want to take them home! Thank you Brian and Betty! I would highly recommend to anyone!

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BrianMcHenry, Owner at The Laurels B & B Kilkenny, responded to this review

Thank you most sincerely for your kind review. We try to make our guests feel as though they are in a " home from home " Brian & Betty More 

Dublin, Ireland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Fantastic place , bed was simply amazing, jacuzzi bath what more can I say , fab location Brian and Betty brilliant hosts , breakfast lovely freshly cooked, would definitely recommend and stay there again

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BrianMcHenry, Owner at The Laurels B & B Kilkenny, responded to this review

Caroline Thank you most sincerely for your kind review. We were delighted to have you stay with us at The Laurels and look forward to welcoming you back to Kilkenny in the near future. More 

County Cork, Ireland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

A group of about 15 of travelled to Kilkenny for a night out & stayed at The Laurels B&B in late January. This is a lovely Bed & Breakfast, just a short taxi ride from the city centre & a nice pub just around the corner. The rooms are spacious, very clean & the owner could not have done more... More 

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BrianMcHenry, Owner at The Laurels B & B Kilkenny, responded to this review

Delighted to receive your kind comments - we loved having you and your group of friends to stay here at The Laurels. More 

Dublin, Ireland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Wonderfully cosy B&B with a nice pub just round the corner and 10 minutes walk to the city center. The room was clean and tidy and the spa-bath was superb. The hosts were warm and welcoming (and have the most beautiful dog). Highly recommend.

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BrianMcHenry, Owner at The Laurels B & B Kilkenny, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review - it is very rewarding to have reviews posted by our guests after they have left our home. We work hard to ensure every guest is made welcome and has an enjoyable stay so your comments are appreciated. More 

Romford, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Visited the Laurels in Kilkenny on a golfing holiday Brian & Betty was extremely helpful especially Brian with the golf who knew all the local golf courses & when they were offering the best deals ( you know how us golfers like a bargain) See Brian who will even help with the bookings if you want

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BrianMcHenry, Owner at The Laurels B & B Kilkenny, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. It was a pleasure to meet a fellow golfer and we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. We are blessed with some world class golf courses local to us near Kilkenny City. We look forward to welcoming you and your golfing pals back soon to the Laurels Kilkenny More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014 via mobile

Stayed for 2 nights on Friday and Saturday. The service was excellent and very friendly. The room was perfect for 2 and the facilities were great. Breakfast was very relaxed and enjoyable and catered to all needs. First time in a B and B and the would recommend this place for anyone biding Kilkenny for a stay.

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BrianMcHenry, Owner at The Laurels B & B Kilkenny, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We work hard to ensure that we meet and exceed if possible the expectations of our guests to our family run Bed and Breakfast. Good feedback make all this work worthwhile We are glad you enjoyed your stay. More 

Canberra, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

We were shocked at the noise from the busy roundabout that was constant during our stay. Our room was upstairs which we didn't like. At no stage were we offered a room downstairs. Breakfast times were quite late if you didn't book early, even though there was enough room to seat everyone together. Supplies were not kept topped up and... More 

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BrianMcHenry, Owner at The Laurels B & B Kilkenny, responded to this review

We are also extremely disappointed and somewhat surprised to read your review. We specifically ask every guest prior to check out and prior to payment, if everything's been alright. We did not get this feedback at that time when we could have addressed these issues in person. Our rooms have recently been adjudicated by the Irish Tourist Board who have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Extremely friendly and humorous owner, unfortunately we couldnt stay longer, would prefer to stay forever! We felt very comfortable in this warm and familiar B&B. Great service, stunnig breakfast, just perfekt! Also a big thank to the woman with the blue car who recommended and brought us to this charming house. We will come back! Be prepared for the cute... More 

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BrianMcHenry, Owner at The Laurels B & B Kilkenny, responded to this review

Thank You, Elizabeth and Monika for your kind words. We would love it if you both could have stayed longer also. Perhaps you will come visit us again to Kilkenny. We look forward to welcoming your family and friends when they visit Ireland also. Thank You, Brian & Betty McHenry More 

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