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Reviewed 24 July 2016

Stayed here for a night in July and from the moment we were greeted at the door it was a fantastic experience. Gerry was a fantastic host and catered for everything we needed. The rooms are clean and comfortable. The breakfast was the highlight though. Fantastic locally sourced produce, cooked to perfection. If you have to stay anywhere near this...

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Gos90, Owner at Ivyleigh House, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for those lovely comments. It was my pleasure to be your host, and it gives us great satisfaction to know that you enjoyed the product that we have to offer to our guests. Hope you enjoyed the remainder of your holiday and you we will meet again in the future. Kindest Regards.

Geelong, Australia
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Superb quality accommodation in rural Ireland . Beautifully renovated g house lovely hosts and excellent breakfast with some unusual but Delicious items incl blue cheese mini pancakes Has one lots o awards which is no surprise . Best B and B we stayed in in three weeks in Ireland

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Gos90, Owner at Ivyleigh House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely comments. Woe are delighted that your final night was so good. It was lovely to meet you and it is always so nice to hear back from our guests. Hopefully we will see you both again in the future. Hope the golf is going well. Go raibh mile maith aguibh. In Irish "Thank...

Conwy, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Lovely Victorian terraced building. Cosy interior beautifully and sympathetically decorated. A very warm welcome on arrival by the owner, who helped with the luggage. No lift to the 1st floor. Beautifully furnished room on the first floor. Gorgeous comfy bed. No TV, but not necessary. Wonderful breakfast in the morning. Home grown poached rhubarb. Delicious and wonderful home-made bread. Fabulous...

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Gos90, Owner at Ivyleigh House, responded to this review

Hi Carolyn, Thank you for taking the time to write such lovely comments. We are delighted that you enjoyed your short stay with us. It is very rewarding when such kind words of praise are expressed as we put a lot of effort into our business to ensure it is appreciated by our guests. Thank you for staying with us...

JPN
Reviewed 26 June 2016

I stayed one night with my wife. We could have so comfortable and relaxing time in this home. Host family are very kind and friendly. They are preparing amazing breakfast! Fruits that we had before breakfast are so sweet and smells good. Then we were served perfect Irish breakfast! Fried egg was so good. Bacon was very tasty. Sausage was...

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Gos90, Owner at Ivyleigh House, responded to this review

Hi Kami, Thank you so much for taking the time to write such lovely comments. I am delighted that your holiday got off to such a good start. It helps us to understand our guests needs and make their stay comfortable and memorable. Hope the remainder of your holiday was enjoyable. Kindest Regards Gos90

Armagh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Very traditional surroundings, but immaculate.(I am very much a'Wooden/tiled floor 'person but loved this.)This is one of those ideal venues that I really don't want to share with others, because that means it might get so busy I can't get a booking. A One thing I am beginning to realise from my recent stay in Ivyleigh House, is that you...

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Gos90, Owner at Ivyleigh House, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful comments. It gives us a boost when we get such glowing comments. Thank you for staying with us and we hope to see you again in the future. Warmest Regards Gos90

Waterford, Ireland
Reviewed 19 June 2016

Ivyleigh B&B is ideally situated just off the main thoroughfare thus ensuring a peaceful night's sleep. There is ample parking at the rear of the house. We were welcomed and shown to our room in a friendly and professional manner. Information freely available but no tirade of questions as is sometimes the case in other establishments! The house is beautiful....

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Gos90, Owner at Ivyleigh House, responded to this review

Hi. It is important that guests can feel at ease and relax and enjoy their break and enjoy what we have to offer. We are delighted that your stay was comfortable and that you took the time to write your report on your stay. Thank you so much, we do appreciate it. Warmest Regards Gos90

Reviewed 26 May 2016

After spending several weeks in Ireland as tourist, my husband and I decided to take a quiet and relaxing break in Portlaoise. We found a gem of a guesthouse at Ivyleigh House and had the pleasure to stay three nights. This is an elegant yet charming and relaxing home with the most wonderful host and hostess, Jerry and Dinah. They...

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Gos90, Owner at Ivyleigh House, responded to this review

Less, Thank you again for responding with such lovely comments. We enjoyed you staying with us and delighted that you enjoyed all that we had to offer. Hope your break was enjoyable and relaxing and you are always welcome back to Ivyleigh House. Kind Regards Gos90

County Wexford, Ireland
Reviewed 11 May 2016

I regularly stay at Ivyleigh House when I am in Portlaoise. It's in a nice area of town close to the train station and shops/restaurants but nonetheless very quiet. Relaxed elegant atmosphere, rooms are spacious with lovely period furniture and all creature comforts. Dinah and Jerry make you feel right at home. There is a lovely guest sitting room downstairs,...

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Gos90, Owner at Ivyleigh House, responded to this review

Less, lovely to hear from you. Thank you for taking the time to write such wonderful comments, we appreciate it as all pour hard work does pay off. Looking forward to you in the future. Kind Regards Gos90

Limerick, Ireland
Reviewed 25 April 2016

I would highly recommend ivyleighIvyleigh house I stayed Saturday night without my daughter sister and niece the decor was old style and class like walking back in time we were treated like royalty the owners are just fab I slept like a baby in the class bed as for the breakfast omg it was amazing I'm definitely going back can't...

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Gos90, Owner at Ivyleigh House, responded to this review

Hi, We try to make all our guests feel at home and offer them our personal attention. We pride ourselves on our breakfast menu but comfort for guest is also important. Thank you again and looking forward to meeting you in the future. Warmest Regards Gos90

Limerick
Reviewed 14 February 2016

My husband and I stayed in this period B&B for one night and really enjoyed it. We had a lovely room with a superking size bed which was very comfortable. It is an old house with very high ceilings so the room was a bit chilly, but the electric heater helped. There was also an electric blanket on the bed...

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Gos90, Owner at Ivyleigh House, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. It is important that we know how our guests felt about their stay with us. Where we can improve we will try in order to keep your experience here as memorable as possible. Thank you again for writing your comments and we have noted them. Kind Regards Gos90

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Ivyleigh House

Address: Bank Place, Church Street, Portlaoise, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Laois > Portlaoise
Price Range: RM481 - RM565 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Ivyleigh House 5*
Number of rooms: 6
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