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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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Bristol, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
19 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Situated off the College Road Roundabout, the cadence braking of the trucks kept us awake from 4am onward. The room was adequate but the brown and beige decor went out with brown footballs! The towels were extremely hard and almost threadbare. The establishment could do with updating, starting with getting rid of the steel single glazed windows and installing showers... More 

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Rotherham
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

In a nutshell, we had a lovely stay in this very friendly, family-run B&B. About 10 mins to the city centre, ideally situated for those wishing to stay within reach of Kilkenny, and it didn't break the bank either! Room 6 boasted of a massive be, a lovely bathroom with a bubbly-whirlpool bath thingy, as so, clean, with bathrobes, TV... More 

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

Franny We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us - we are very busy at present so believe us, there is very little time for mischief(!) We would love to have you, your family and friends visit and stay with us at any time - tell them to let us know that they are connected to you. Safe... More 

London
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23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Situated well to access, and very easy to walk in to Town. Upon arrival Brian (the owner) greeted us and talked us through everything we could need to know. The breakfast was nice and the service was very good. The rooms were simple but kitted out with all amenities. A nice little B&B!

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

We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us - we hope that you will return to Kilkenny and The Laurels Bed & Breakfast soon again Brian & Betty McHenry More 

Edmond, Oklahoma
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99 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

We stayed one night here and we had a triple room that was big and comfortable for the 3 of us. Bathroom was also large and clean. Breakfast in the morning was fantastic and Brian and Betty do a great job accommodating their guests in my opinion. My wife has Celiac and they had gluten-free bread for her to eat... More 

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

Thank you for your very kind feedback - it makes it all worthwhile We love having guests in our home and we'd love to have you, your family and friends to stay again with us at any time in the future Brian & Betty McHenry More 

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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Charming B&B with large rooms. This one was probably the most modern of the 4 different B&B's we stayed in. Owner Brian is a very charming and witty host. Breakfast was wonderful. The walk into town was probably a little over a mile, but flat.

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

Thank you for your kind comments. We are delighted that you enjoyed your time with us at The Laurels B&B Kilkenny and hope that you get to come back this way again. Brian & Betty McHenry More 

Vienna, Austria
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Brian (who runs the B&B) is friendly, but seems to be a no-nonsense type of guy. Upon arrival, he immediately told us to choose our breakfast for the next day so that he has "enough time to prepare". He asked us what time we would like to eat breakfast, we said 9 am, he told us that's not possible as... More 

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

I was very disappointed to see your review - although I do appreciate that you did attempt to present a balanced view. With that in mind, I will address the issues raised likewise. Our breakfasts are freshly cooked to order, therefore it is our custom and practice to limit the amount of orders to three at any one time to... More 

Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

Overnight with two friends, excellent accommodation 15 mins walk from city centre, very comfortable rooms, great breakfast and very friendly. Would strongly recommend if visiting Kilkenny as an alternative to a hotel!!!! Ollie

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

Thank you, Oliver - we are glad you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to welcoming you. your family and friends back to The Laurels on your next visit to Kilkenny Brian & Betty McHenry Owners The Laurel Bed & Breakfast Kilkenny More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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54 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

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

I was extremely disappointed to see your negative review of your experience at The Laurels Kilkenny - especially as I felt that despite the confusion created by the multiple cancellations, varying booking engines used by your party and reconfiguring of your room requirements that we had addressed your issues adequately prior to your departure. While you made your final booking... More 

Oshawa, Canada
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5 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

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

Thanks You most sincerely for your kind comments - they are very much appreciated. We strive to make all of our guests feel as though they are in a "home from home" when they stay with us at The Laurels Kilkenny Betty & Brian McHenry More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

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 

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