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Coolanowle Self Catering Accommodation
5 out of 5
Coolanowle, Ballickmoyler, Arless
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14.2 mi from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (2 reviews)

"The place was absolutely spotless. Bernadine is an absolute joy of a person. We'll definitely stay there again and will certainly reccomend it to friends and family."…"

Reviewed on 3 Jan 2020

Coolanowle Self Catering Accommodation
Ivyleigh House
5 out of 5
Bank Place, Church Street, Portlaoise, Laois
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0.11 mi from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (58 reviews)
Excellent

"Lovely Hotel run by a friendly couple. Breakfasts were excellent, the best I have ever tasted. Would certainly recommend a stay here"…"

Reviewed on 6 Jan 2020

Ivyleigh House
Seven Oaks Hotel
4 out of 5
Athy Road, Carlow, Carlow
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The price is £90 per night
20.35 mi from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (113 reviews)
Nice hotel

"The hotel is lovely and clean , staff are very friendly . The food was lovely . The room is spacious ,just need to put sound proof because you can hear everything from other rooms . Overall I enjoyed staying there"…"

Reviewed on 16 Feb 2020

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Silken Thomas
3 out of 5
The Square, Kildare, Kildare
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £72 per night
18.24 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (235 reviews)
Enjoyed our stay.

"We had an excellent stay in Dec, wasn't able to go out due to feeling rundown. One of your staff drop my dinner over to my room. It was in the house across the road from the Silken Thomas, the room was perfect."…"

Reviewed on 30 Mar 2020

Silken Thomas
Kilkea Castle
5 out of 5
Kilkea Castle, Kilkea Demesne, Castledermot, Kilkea, Kildare
The price is £166 per night
18.34 mi from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (63 reviews)
lovely stay

"Our stay was great. Service was fab. The only improvement would be to have different menus in the Bistro and Hermione’s. We are in the bistro for lunch, then when came back for dinner in Hermione’s, it was disappointing the menu was the same. Breakfast in 1180 was great."…"

Reviewed on 8 Mar 2020

Kilkea Castle
The Keadeen Hotel
4 out of 5
Curragh Road, Ballymany, Newbridge, County Kildare
The price is £154 per night
22.19 mi from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (69 reviews)

"Beautiful, stylish hotel. Gorgeous bedrooms and spacious comfortable beds. Great breakfast! Lovely, helpful staff."…"

Reviewed on 11 Feb 2020

The Keadeen Hotel
Midlands Park Hotel
4 out of 5
Jessop Street, Portlaoise, Co. Laois
The price is £80 per night
0.13 mi from city centre
4.2/5Very Good! (415 reviews)
Best hotel in the Midlands

"Midlands Park Hotel is one of the exquisite, luxurious & comfortable hotels you could ever come across! Staff such as Joyce, Tiffany, Dayna, Colum, Kerrie, Sabrina really know how to look after their guests and would really recommend this hotel to my associates! Keep up the excellent work guys!"…"

Reviewed on 12 Jan 2020

Midlands Park Hotel
The Heritage
4 out of 5
County Laois, Killenard, Laois
The price is £80 per night
9.2 mi from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (202 reviews)
Nice weekend break

"Very nice hotel located in the heart of the midlands"…"

Reviewed on 25 Feb 2020

The Heritage
Woodford Dolmen Hotel
3 out of 5
Kilkenny Road, Carlow, Carlow
The price is £53 per night
21.06 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (159 reviews)

"A great stay for a quick stop. The area is beautiful and the scenery out the window was lovely to wake up to. The room was fitted for our family and the breakfast was a delight to enjoy. This is a great place to stay outside of Carlow."…"

Reviewed on 4 Jan 2020

Woodford Dolmen Hotel
Maldron Hotel Portlaoise
3 out of 5
Midway Abbeyleix Road, Portlaoise, Laois
The price is £68 per night
1.36 mi from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (310 reviews)
Services stay with a nice twist of comfort

"This was a surprisingly good hotel based on a motorway services. Swimming Pool and Gym attached - sadly I didn't get the chance to use them and the rooms were clean and comfortable (although I didn't like the idea of the double bed being two singles, pushed together). That said, the location was ..."…"

Reviewed on 9 Mar 2020

Maldron Hotel Portlaoise
Central Hotel Tullamore
3 out of 5
Main Street, Tullamore, Co. Offaly
The price is £44 per night
18.48 mi from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (305 reviews)

"Friendly staff in all areas of the hotel it was central to town center and looking forward to staying there again,thanks to all"…"

Reviewed on 8 Mar 2020

Central Hotel Tullamore
The Lodges at Kilkea Castle
4.5 out of 5
Kilkea, Kilkea
The price is £112 per night
18.33 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (29 reviews)

"Excellent"…"

Reviewed on 26 Aug 2019

The Lodges at Kilkea Castle
The Killeshin Hotel
4 out of 5
Dublin Road, Portlaoise, Laois
The price is £56 per night
1.19 mi from city centre
4.2/5Very Good! (301 reviews)

"Very comfortable"…"

Reviewed on 20 Mar 2020

The Killeshin Hotel
Avalon House Hotel
3.5 out of 5
The Square, Castlecomer, Co. Kilkenny
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £60 per night
16.24 mi from city centre
4.6/5Wonderful! (28 reviews)
Lovely place to stay

"Staff were really friendly both at reception and in the bar. Bar food was lovely and the place had a nice atmosphere. Room was very comfortable. Quite, particularly nice for a night away as a couple. Will come back. We were left with a great impression compared to a lot of places."…"

Reviewed on 15 Nov 2019

Avalon House Hotel
Kinnitty Castle Hotel
4 out of 5
Kinnitty, Kinnitty, Offaly
The price is £116 per night
17.2 mi from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (162 reviews)

"We enjoyed this quaint castle in the quiet countryside!"…"

Reviewed on 23 Feb 2020

Kinnitty Castle Hotel
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Visiting Portlaoise

Families will find kid-friendly activities in Portlaoise, and visitors give high marks for the top-notch restaurants. Tourists who journey to this welcoming city can discover its bars, sporting events and shopping. A top sight in the area is Kildare Shopping Village. In Portlaoise, there are 6 hotels and other accommodation options to choose from.

Sightseeing and Staying in Portlaoise

Notable city landmarks like Emo Court and Rock of Dunamase might be worth a visit. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are O'Moore Park and Portlaoise Golf Club.

As you plan your holiday retreat, you'll find 6 hotels and other lodging options to select from in Portlaoise. Below are top ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Ivyleigh House - With a stay at this 5-star bed & breakfast, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and free parking, along with free WiFi. It's a favourite with Expedia travellers for its breakfast and convenient parking.
  • The Killeshin Hotel - Our customers like the pool and comfortable, quiet rooms at this hotel. This 4-star hotel features a restaurant, an indoor pool and free parking.
  • Maldron Hotel Portlaoise - With a stay at this 3-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to a full-service spa and a restaurant, along with free WiFi. Expedia customers like its dining options and breakfast.

A top sight in the surrounding area is Kildare Shopping Village, 17.9 mi/28.8 km from the city centre.

Getting around Portlaoise

To see more of the larger area, hop on a train at Portlaoise Station. Portlaoise may not have many public transport choices so consider renting a car to explore the city.

Dressing for Portlaoise

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 11°C, whilst night-time temperatures stay around 2°C
  • From April to June, the average is 19°C during the day and 3°C at night
  • July to September sees average temperatures of 19°C during the day and 8°C at night
  • Between October and December, you can expect 15°C as the daytime average and 2°C as the night-time average
  • Portlaoise gets about 813 millimetres of rain per year
  • July and August are usually the hottest months averaging 19°C, while January and February are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 2°C

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place for a stay in Portlaoise?
The Killeshin Hotel is a favourite property for Expedia customers. This 4-star hotel offers a restaurant and an indoor pool. Other top choices based on traveller reviews include Maldron Hotel Portlaoise and Midlands Park Hotel.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Portlaoise, will I receive a refund?
Yes, the majority of hotel reservations are fully refundable if you cancel prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before your check-in date. If your reservation is non-refundable, you may still be able to cancel and receive a refund within a 24-hour period of your booking. Add dates, click “Search”, then use the filter option “free cancellation” to review top deals in Portlaoise.
What's the best budget-friendly hotel in Portlaoise?
Based on reviews, Midlands Park Hotel is a popular hotel for our travellers who want a more economical choice, and features free WiFi and an indoor pool. Another top choice for your stay on the cheap is Maldron Hotel Portlaoise.
What's the best hotel for families in Portlaoise?
Midlands Park Hotel is a top 4-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features a children’s pool and 3 restaurants. Other choices for your child-friendly holiday include The Killeshin Hotel and Maldron Hotel Portlaoise. Also, attractions in the area such as Solas Bhride and Stradbally Steam Museum are fun for children of all ages.
What's the best hotel for a couple visiting Portlaoise?
The Killeshin Hotel is a favourite 4-star hotel for couples, and features premium bedding and an indoor pool. Another good option for your romantic getaway is Maldron Hotel Portlaoise.
What's the best luxury accommodation option in Portlaoise?
Ivyleigh House is a 5-star B&B and popular for Expedia travellers looking for a luxurious stay.
What's the best golf hotel in Portlaoise?
Maldron Hotel Portlaoise is a 3-star hotel featuring a full-service spa and free WiFi, and it’s a top choice for golfing nearby. Other good options if you’d like to stay near a golf course include Midlands Park Hotel and The Killeshin Hotel. Visit Portlaoise Golf Club or The Heath Golf Club to perfect your golf swing.
What are some accommodations with pools in Portlaoise?
Midlands Park Hotel is a popular 4-star hotel featuring an indoor pool, a children’s pool and 3 restaurants. A couple of other options with an on-site pool include The Killeshin Hotel and Maldron Hotel Portlaoise.

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