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Woodford Dolmen Hotel
3 out of 5
Kilkenny Road, Carlow, Carlow
21.06 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (166 reviews)
"Beautiful property and the staff was very helpful and friendly."

Reviewed on 23 Jul 2021

Woodford Dolmen Hotel
Bridge House Hotel - Leisure Club & Spa
4 out of 5
Bridge Street, Tullamore
18.44 mi from city centre
4/5Very Good! (18 reviews)
Staycation in Tullamore
"They were just back from Covid closure so I must say i was impressed at how well it all went. Very clean rooms. Clean hotel. Would love to do a few designer updates but down to personal taste i guess. Bath tub had some melted plastic stuck that they need to remove (difficult job but can be done). ..."

Reviewed on 5 Sep 2020

Bridge House Hotel - Leisure Club & Spa
Medowview Garden Bungalow / Hot Tube
The lodge, Meadow view, Athy, County Kildare
The price is £121 per night from 1 Aug to 1 Aug
16.98 mi from city centre
1/5 (1 review)
Emerdale
"First off they were no hot tub like advertised, it felt like I was in a scene from emerdale, I asked the woman who told me the hot tob was out of use for owners number and she said she couldn't give me her number, we got no breakfast, just a weird experience tbh I would of been better off buying ..."

Reviewed on 2 Aug 2020

Medowview Garden Bungalow / Hot Tube
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Roundwood House
3.5 out of 5
Roundwood Mountrath, Mountrath, County Laois
The price is £166 per night from 2 Aug to 2 Aug
9.37 mi from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (5 reviews)
Great food
"Shared the house with two other couples and a group of foyr couples and their children. The children were very well behaved, but their parents were very loud unpleasant.in compensatiob the food, wine and service was excellent"

Reviewed on 4 Jan 2020

Roundwood House
Ivyleigh House
5 out of 5
Bank Place, Church Street, Portlaoise, Laois
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The price is £111 per night from 1 Aug to 1 Aug
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
Silken Thomas
3 out of 5
The Square, Kildare, Kildare
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The price is £73 per night from 22 Aug to 22 Aug
18.24 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (238 reviews)
"A most enjoyable stay. Staff very welcoming & friendly. Room very clean and tidy. Food was excellent would definitely return for another stay."

Reviewed on 18 Jun 2021

Silken Thomas
The Ring Farmhouse
3 out of 5
The Ring, Birr, Offaly
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The price is £64 per night from 2 Aug to 2 Aug
24.44 mi from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (35 reviews)
Wedding Guests!
"We were staying for one night for a wedding and Carmel was really welcoming and allowed us to linger and do some posh clothes ironing! Breakfast excellent and overall experience as well."

Reviewed on 3 Sep 2019

The Ring Farmhouse
Seven Oaks Hotel
4 out of 5
Athy Road, Carlow, Carlow
20.35 mi from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (125 reviews)
"Very comfortable beds."

Reviewed on 16 Mar 2021

Seven Oaks Hotel
Avlon House Bed & Breakfast
4 out of 5
Green Lane, Dublin Road, Carlow, Carlow
20.72 mi from city centre
4.9/5Exceptional! (169 reviews)
"5 star accomodation. I cannot recommend it highly enough. I have stayed several times and do not look for any other when I am in the area."

Reviewed on 12 Aug 2020

Avlon House Bed & Breakfast
Annaharvey Farm
3 out of 5
Tullamore, Tullamore, Offaly
15.44 mi from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (7 reviews)
Horse back riding fun!!Lovely Farm stay!
"It was a last minute booking for me. Ended up in a slice of Irish Heaven. The B&B caters to many. There are many places to visit in nearby areas. But, if you are looking to ride this is the place to come! The breakfast was delish! Charollet and Sam were so sweet and welcomed you as a friend. Great ..."

Reviewed on 16 Sep 2019

Annaharvey Farm
A Gardener's Cottage Tucked Away in the Corner of an old Country House Estate
The price is £105 per night from 4 Aug to 4 Aug
9.37 mi from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
lovely quaint cottage in a very tranquil area
"lovely relaxing place to chill out. cottage has a wood burning fire and the surroundings are beautiful. you'll get the best sleep of your life as it's so quiet and secluded and our host hannah was lovely to deal with and very hospitable"

Reviewed on 26 Jul 2021

A Gardener's Cottage Tucked Away in the Corner of an old Country House Estate
Kilkea Castle
5 out of 5
Kilkea Castle, Kilkea Demesne, Castledermot, Kilkea, Kildare
The price is £251 per night from 23 Aug to 23 Aug
18.34 mi from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (69 reviews)
Beautiful Castle 🏰
"Beautiful castle and the staff were very good. My only Criticism was breakfast. I had Poached egg with avocado but the hotel should offer Smoked salmon with that. My partner had a fry but the Sausage looks a bit miserable for a 5 star hotel. Other that that it was perfect and well worth the ..."

Reviewed on 16 Dec 2020

Kilkea Castle
Maldron Hotel Portlaoise
3 out of 5
Midway Abbeyleix Road, Portlaoise, Laois
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The price is £76 per night from 22 Aug to 22 Aug
1.36 mi from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (312 reviews)
Comfy overnight stay
"Comfortable stay with friendly check in staff room was spotless. Room was perfect temperature not too hot, plenty of free parking and a food court next door for a quick snack or refreshment."

Reviewed on 2 Oct 2020

Maldron Hotel Portlaoise
The Keadeen Hotel
4 out of 5
Curragh Road, Ballymany, Newbridge, County Kildare
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The price is £145 per night from 24 Aug to 24 Aug
22.19 mi from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (71 reviews)
5 Stars amazing staff
"Absolutely amazing because of the staff. They really could not do enough. Amazing hotel and grounds. Will definitely be staying again and for longer. Did not want to leave. Rooms hugh and so cosy and warm. They dealt with covid and space really well. Loved it. 5 stars."

Reviewed on 21 Dec 2020

The Keadeen Hotel
Kitty's Townhouse, Tullamore Town Centre
6 Benburb St, Tullamore, County Offaly
The price is £103 per night from 6 Aug to 6 Aug
18.55 mi from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (2 reviews)
Fantastic stay!
"This is a fabulous house! It has obviously been recently renovated but kept it's original old charm. It's spotlessly clean and has all mod cons(no TV or WIFI though). The owners were extremely helpful and had even provided tea, coffee and breakfast provisions. It is well within walking distance to ..."

Reviewed on 29 Sep 2019

Kitty's Townhouse, Tullamore Town Centre
The Heritage
4 out of 5
County Laois, Killenard, Laois
The price is £110 per night from 31 Aug to 31 Aug
9.2 mi from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (220 reviews)
"Excellent hotel.food very good. Would recommend it highly"

Reviewed on 8 Jul 2021

The Heritage
Clanard Court
4 out of 5
Dublin Road, Athy, Kildare
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The price is £120 per night from 9 Aug to 9 Aug
14.37 mi from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (181 reviews)
Watch out for the mice
"The food and service in the restuarant was good, however in the night i found a mouse running around the bedroom, i called reception .but got no reply, i caught the mouse in a wastbin, and left iti n the room, in the morning there was no one on reception. At check out ther was no one on reception, ..."

Reviewed on 18 Mar 2020

Clanard Court
The Killeshin Hotel
4 out of 5
Dublin Road, Portlaoise, Laois
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The price is £81 per night from 15 Aug to 15 Aug
1.19 mi from city centre
4.2/5Very Good! (321 reviews)
"Clean, great room, staff, service and facilities were all top class. Very impressed."

Reviewed on 26 Jul 2021

The Killeshin Hotel
Tullamore Court Hotel
4 out of 5
O Moore Street, Tullamore, Offaly
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The price is £89 per night from 16 Aug to 16 Aug
18.18 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (424 reviews)
"Staff very nice and friendly. Room clean and tidy. Food for a four star hotel was terrible the menu was very poor. We got served frozen chips and pre cooked chicken on a cold plate and the dessert was defrosted also"

Reviewed on 18 Jun 2021

Tullamore Court Hotel
Kinnitty Castle Hotel
4 out of 5
Kinnitty, Kinnitty, Offaly
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The price is £144 per night from 16 Aug to 16 Aug
17.2 mi from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (171 reviews)
"Very atmospheric castle, really enjoyable stay."

Reviewed on 9 Jul 2021

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

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