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Roberts Creek, Canada
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Reviewed September 26, 2016

The Fox Rock Inn is located in the quiet farm setting of Clogh, (County Laois) yet is just minutes to all the main motorways to get you off to where you want to be. At the end of each day's exploring we always looked forward to returning to the peace and solitude of the Fox Rock Inn, bordered by rolling... More 

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Marian H, Owner at Foxrock Inn B&B, responded to this review

Bruce and Lorraine, it was a pleasure to have you staying with us for the past few weeks. You really became part of the family and we really miss you both since you returned home. Hope all is well and we would love to meet you both again when you return to your new home in Clough! Thanks for a... More 

Chelmsford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed September 8, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for 2nd year lovely hosts Marion and Sean so flexible with breakfast times and even lent us wellies when the weather was bad! Remote quiet peaceful village comfy rooms a real home from home and breakfast is amazing . Made to feel so welcome in their home will definitely return!

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Marian H, Owner at Foxrock Inn B&B, responded to this review

Donna and all. Thanks for the great review. Looking forward to seeing you all again next year. You are great guests and a pleasure to deal with. Hope Chris is keeping you all supplied with delicious brown bread? See you soon. Marian, Sean & Laura More 

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Reviewed August 1, 2016 via mobile

Absolutely loved and highly recommend This place. Myself and a few mates stayed here for a night and we were very impressed On arrival, no fuss just checked into our rooms and where all settled in. The connected bar was very convenient and perfect for a quiet few drinks and light bar entertainment (darts etc) Great rooms had everything we... More 

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Marian H, Owner at Foxrock Inn B&B, responded to this review

Thank you Lance for a lovely review. It was a pleasure having you and your friends staying with us last weekend. We look forward to seeing you all again in the future, when you can enjoy even more of the delights Laois has to offer. Sean, Marian and Laura More 

Albuquerque, New Mexico
1 review
Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

Sean and Meriann totally ROCK! The B&B is attached to the pub that they also operate. They welcome you and make you feel right at home. We arrived late because of problems in Dublin but they were there waiting for us. Had some Guinness in the pub and met the locals. It was a blast. Friendly and taught me Hurley.... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed April 12, 2016

Just back from a visit to the beautiful counties of Laois and Kilkenny. We had a wonderful 4 night stay at the Foxrock Inn on a B&B basis. We had a large comfy bedroom, and the full Irish breakfast was great to keep you going. TV is in the lounge. Marian, Sean and Laura made us so welcome over the... More 

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Reviewed September 8, 2015

I stayed here for four nights. The beds are comfy the food delicious and the hosts are extremely welcoming and friendly. I would recommend this place it is full of Irish charm and hospitality !! Its easy to get to from Dublin in a lovely rural setting.

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Scarisbrick, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed July 10, 2015

I stayed here for a full weekend around the end of June 2015. What attracted me was the quality of the reviews on here. Do you know? It is even better than the reviews say it is. It is run by a couple Sean & Marion who make every effort they can to make sure you enjoy your stay. The... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed August 3, 2014

I first reviewed Fox Rock Inn as a customer just using the excellent bar in April,while staying nearby.On this visit Marian showed us round the main part of the hotel,we where so impressed we came back to Clough in June and stayed there.The bedrooms are first class.with all the usual niceties(tea coffee etc) and the en suite is beautifully set... More 

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Marian H, Owner at Foxrock Inn B&B, responded to this review

John & Anne, haven't see you in a while, hope you and your family are all keeping well. Marian More 

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed July 22, 2014

Have stayed at the Foxrock Inn on an annual golfing break for the last 9 years.Could not praise this place more highly.. Central for all the golf courses in County Laois Small pub in a village with very comfortable rooms and breakfast and evening meal to die for. Excellent value for money! Sean and Marian could not make you feel... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed April 30, 2014

We went in this bar just about every night we were in Clough,and to be honest,we wish we had gone in every night as it's a waste of a good pub not to go in.Every one of the locals treated us like friends as soon as they knew we were on holiday in Fitzpatrick's Cottage.The Guinness is superb,I've never liked... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Foxrock Inn is a traditional Irish Inn located in the heart of the Irish countryside. Nestled on the edge of the Slieve Bloom mountains, the area is rich in natural beauty. The Foxrock Inn Bed & Breakfast and the adjoining Mary's Bar offer peace and quiet in surroundings of intrinsic beauty. The guest rooms are exquisitely furnished with private bathrooms and a variety of breakfast choices are readily available. The area has numerous superb 18 hole golf courses within 15 minutes of our premises: Rathdowney, Mountrath, Roscrea, Portarlington, and The Heath Portlaoise to name but a few. The exclusive Mount Juliet in Kilkenny is 30 minutes away and the "K" Club in Kildare can be reached in 45 minutes. Both Coarse Fishing and Game Fishing are located within 5 minutes of the Inn - and the list of excellent spots is endless: Grantstown Lake, Ballyfin Lake, Templemore Lake, Ballinakill Lake, the River Nore and River Erkina and more. Group bookings are available on request, complete with a packed lunch and a evening meal to enjoy. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Foxrock Inn B&B

Address: Clough, Ballacolla, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Laois > Ballacolla
Price Range: $82 - $87 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“The "Lake" room is great!”
 of 5 bubbles Ourturntotravelnow, Sep 26, 2016 | Read review
“Our room at the front of the Inn was overlooking the quiet road in the village. Rooms at the rear overlook countryside and may be quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles susannet124, Apr 12, 2016 | Read review
“Just pick the phone up and call them”
 of 5 bubbles originalpuskas, Jul 10, 2015 | Read review
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