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Ivyleigh House

Bank Place, Church Street, Portlaoise, Ireland
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Ranked #1 of 6 Portlaoise B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Geneva, Switzerland
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62 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped for one night in Portlaoise last May during a golfing trip across Ireland. Location is nice, just a couple of minutes walk from town centre. House and rooms are old fashioned, but lovely and well maintained. Breakfast was very good too. Very convenient parking at rear.

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Dublin, Ireland
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014 via mobile

Lovely place, gorgeous rooms and house in general. It was an experience to stay here in beautiful surroundings and amazingly friendly staff. Would recommend the Ivyleigh House to everyone! Thanks for the great stay in Port Laoise.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

Stayed in this B&B for one night while attending a family get-together in town. The house itself is lovely and well maintained, although not to my personal taste - very old fashioned, lots of fussy carpets and furnishings. The room we were shown to was very large with an enormous comfortable bed. However, there were some issues - the proprietor... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2013

We stayed in this guest house for the weekend of the Electric Picnic last year. All aspects of our stay were excellent. The rooms are large and very well maintained, and the house itself is beautiful. There is ample parking and the location could not be mre convenient for getting trains or buses (literally a few metres from the train... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2012 via mobile

Charming Georgian House on outskirts of town centre within 5 mins walk of all major pubs restaurants and 2 mins from cinema. Ideal location and safe parking at rear. The house is wonderful. No lift but huge bed rooms and large bathrooms with good showers. Our room had a massive bed with lovely antique furniture. All furnishings and bed linen... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2012

perhaps a relic of the celtic tiger this is definitely a cut above the standard B&B but at the end of the day for the price, its still just a B&B and perhaps should lower their fees. We stayed here for a weekend as a last minute thing and so didnt shop around. The place has a real charm about... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2012

Just one night at this b and b in central Portlaoise whilst attending a conference nearby. Nice furnishings, bed linen and excellent breakfast room/breakfast and free car parking at rear. If there were any 'could do better' areas I would suggest offering guests cuppa on arrival and maybe even a smile! Otherwise no complaints.

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2011

I had been booked into a local hotel but due to a blunder there was no room when I arrived. My company said they had booked me into Ivyleigh back in town. When I arrived I was very impressed with the house and the warm welcome.The room was excellent as was the breakfast. I was delighted not be staying in... More

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Gos90, Owner at Ivyleigh House, responded to this review

Hi there, we are delighted your stay with us was a memorable one. Thank you for your kind words, it is lovely to hear feedback from guests, particularly when they have enjoyed their stay with us. It makes all the hard work worthwhile. It is nice to be appreciated in these difficult times. We look forward to seeing you again.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2011

I have stayed here 5 times in the last 7 years while going to Electric Picnic and it's been great every single time. Jerry and Dina are great hosts and their house is beautiful. It's perfectly located beside the train station, the rooms are excellent and the breakfast is superb. On Electric Picnic weekends, breakfast is quite a sociable occasion... More

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Gos90, Owner at Ivyleigh House, responded to this review

We are delighted to see regular guests return year on year. They know what to expect and we know what they want when they stay with us. Our guests are more relaxed and feel comfertable with the surroundings. We go out of our way to ensure their needs are catered for. Thank you once again for your kind words and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2011 via mobile

I recently had the plesure of staying in ivyleigh house for a night. My partner and i had heard great reviews and decided to try it out. From start to finish everything exceeded out expectations. The warm greeting from Dinah followed by a very comfortable nights sleep in the beautifully decorated guest room was topped of by the most delicious... More

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Gos90, Owner at Ivyleigh House, responded to this review

We like to share our home with our guests and make them feel relaxed. They should enjoy the experience of staying in a historic house. It is important that when they leave they appreciate the work that goes into the business. Thank you for all your kind words and hopefully you will return to our home some time in the... More

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Address: Bank Place, Church Street, Portlaoise, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Laois > Portlaoise
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