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Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Stayed here on my own Sat 15th July. Used Google Maps to locate - I didn't know Port Laoise. Would recommend you do so. Location near centre of the town. Check-In painless. I was late arriving so called to say that - and there was...More

Thank Mark D
Response from Gos90, Owner at Ivyleigh HouseResponded 29 July 2017

Thank you Mark for taking time to write your comments. Apologies if the scrambled egg was not to your liking, we are taking note of that. Other than that we are happy that you enjoyed the overall experience. Many Thanks.

Reviewed 12 June 2017

A very comfortable and quiet B&B a nice distance from Dublin if you want to stay outside of the city on your day of arrival or departure. Clean and comfortable. The breakfast was most excellent - - fresh ingredients that were well prepared and served....More

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Response from Gos90, Owner at Ivyleigh HouseResponded 15 June 2017

Thank you for your kind review, we appreciate your comments and understand the difficulties you had in locating us. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and that you would stay again. We hope you had a wonderful experience visiting Ireland and Ivyleigh. Warmest...More

Reviewed 2 April 2017

We ended up at Ivyleigh due to a change of travel plans, and I am so very glad we did! First off, it is an absolutely stunning home and our room was gorgeous. All of this pales, though, beside the incredible breakfast that Dinah made....More

Thank Karen A
Response from Gos90, Owner at Ivyleigh HouseResponded 29 July 2017

You are so kind, thank you for all those kind words. It is such a pleasure to be of assistance to our guests, especially if it is their first visit to the area. Delighted you enjoyed the home cooking and baking. We are glad that...More

Reviewed 2 November 2016

This guest house is beside the train station and only 5 minutes walk to the centre of Portlaoise. We took the car and had access to the private car park. Although the house itself is not modern the bedrooms are very clean and large with...More

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Response from Gos90, Owner at Ivyleigh HouseResponded 29 July 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write such lovely comments. We appreciate it very much and makes our work worthwhile. We try to take care of our guests in every way possible in order that they feel at home and comfortable. Please accept our...More

Reviewed 29 October 2016

I stayed at this lovely place for one night on a recent business trip. My room was clean, spacious and above all quiet.The hosts are very friendly and helpful.The hotel is ideally located near the town centre. .HIGHLY recommended

Thank jax11ard
Response from Gos90, Owner at Ivyleigh HouseResponded 29 July 2017

Thank you for your recommendation, we appreciate your kind comments. Best Regards

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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
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USD 130 - USD 148 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Laois > Portlaoise
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