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Ivyleigh House

Bank Place, Church Street, Portlaoise, Ireland
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Ranked #3 of 6 Portlaoise B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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WA
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42 reviews 42 reviews
17 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Stayed there on way to Dublin, read reviews for area and tried here. Good decision . Rooms are first class with beautiful decor thru out. Booked two rooms as with son and friend. We asked where to eat as after 8pm. Guided to Seasons Restaurant in centre of town. Best food on our tour of Ireland. Beds were very comfortable.... More

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CORK
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6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We stayed on Saturday night 26th July 2014 , We arrived at 8.30 in the evening , (we rang earlier in the evening to say we would be a late arrival). On our arrival we were greeted by the owner , he checked in and straight away we were asked what we would like for breakfast the next morning ,... More

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Geneva, Switzerland
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110 reviews 110 reviews
69 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

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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ireland
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
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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16 hotel reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
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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7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
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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85 reviews 85 reviews
48 hotel reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
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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Address: Bank Place, Church Street, Portlaoise, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Laois > Portlaoise
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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