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The Laurels B & B Kilkenny

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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Dublin, Ireland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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3 reviews 3 reviews
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 

2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

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
3 hotel reviews
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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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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 

Columbus, Ohio, United States
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

This accomodation was the biggest disappointment of our trip. The room was very small, taken up almost entirely by a king bed. the bed was made up of two twins pushed together with cording so big that they in effect left you with two twin beds. You couldn't comfortably lie together. There was no place to sit in the room.... More 

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

We too are disappointed to read your review and have had a meeting with our staff as a consequence. Our regular reviews are of the 4 and 5 start level and reflect our customer service and hospitality standards delivered to guests in our family run bed and breakfast. I specifically ask all guests for feedback prior to checkout so that... More 

Upper Hutt, New Zealand
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We hadnt booked anything prior to arriving late in afternoon. Betty was very helpful and naturally friendly. Pointed us in right direction for making most of what was left in our day. Room upstairs with bath, comfy, quiet and very clean. Breakfast lovely also. Definitely recommend. Walk into town about 15mins from memory, nice walk though.

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

Thank you Sue for your kind review - we are delighted you enjoyed your stay at our home - we wish you a safe onward journey home Brian & Betty McHenry More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

The owners of The Laurels B&B in Kilkenny were extremely hospitable and made my friend and I feel very welcome. The room was exceptionally clean and well cared for and the shower was spacious. When I had left a souvenir, the owners responded immediately and sent me the item and shipped it it the U.S. right away. The location is... More 

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

Thank you Michael K for your kind words - We work hard to ensure our guests enjoy their stay at our home and are delighted when we get this response Brian & Betty McHenry More 

Paris, France
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We have been charged 3% more expensive than expected with our online reservation ,because of credit card payement. It was writen nowhere before I discovered the price increasing. We have travelled for 8 days in Ireland during this journey, and it was the first place that happened. Actually, the method(to hide it and show acctractive prices on line is quiet... More 

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

We apologise that you were surprised to have a surcharge for payment by credit card. We makes this charge because it is applied by all banks only to Credit Cards and not to debit card transactions or cash payments. In fact you will see that many airlines also reflect this surcharge. We do have a sign clearly displayed at reception... More 

Milan, Italy
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

The owners of 'The Laurals' were friendly and accommodating. They gave us information on Kilkenny and suggestions on where to go for dinner. The B&B is an easy 10-15 minute walk into city centre. The breakfast in the morning was great. The wifi was strong in the front sitting room, but we weren't able to pick it up in our... More 

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

Thank you for your kind comments about our home, our facilities and our location. We try to make our guests as comfortable as possible in our family run bed 7 breakfast. We appreciate that some guests may have various allergies and on several occasions we have accommodated these guests in appropriate rooms. If you let us know in advance or... More 

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Address: College Rd, Kilkenny 10.1, Ireland
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Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Kilkenny > Kilkenny
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Number of rooms: 9
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