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Galway, Ireland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ate here on a Sunday at lunch time - good menu and plenty of variety. Portion size is big with plenty of veg and potato. Service was good and staff were very friendly. Overall a good dinner reasonably priced.

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school
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed in this hotel in a single room the room was ok very small the bathroom was bigger than the actually bedroom very sparse, The staff were very nice and helpful and the food was good but not really a bar/lounge to sit and relax in

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Wicklow
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

I'm sure we have all at some stage left belongings behind in hotels so when I realised I had left my new Samsung charger I phoned the hotel and was assured it would be posted back that day. And it was, thanks to the lovely friendly helpful staff in this small centrally located hotel in Portlaoise We stayed for only...

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Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Not bad value for money. Nice warm room on a very cold evening. It was clean and staff where very nice as was the food. A good hearty full Irish with fresh made eggs to youre liking. That's what gives the edge over the larger chains that sometimes serve the hard plastic eggs in a buffet. It's right on the...

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Mullingar, Ireland
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Arrived early but no problem with us using hotel carpark. Warm welcome from receptionist...welcome fire in lobby. Small family hotel with homely feel to it. Had a coffee in lobby area. Staff very friendly. Checked in at 3pm. Lovely room to front of hotel. Very central. Room cosy and bright. bed and pillows very comfy...lovely bar and restaurant. Great breakfast....

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Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Could not fault this hotel at all! So warm and cosy here with a great atmosphere about. Also the staff were so helpful and nice, the food is so delicious I am craving for it again... Will be back again!

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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for one night and chose this hotel because it was central to everything. We found the staff to be very friendly and extremely helpful. Our room was very clean and the bed was comfy. Breakfast was lovely and served to us in a very polite and helpful manner. We would recommend this hotel to anyone who needs...

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Sligo, Ireland
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

I stay here once a year for business training Location is brilliant Food is excellent staff are friendly and breakfast freshly cooked It's an old hotel but clean comfortable and rooms are small but!!! It's priced accordingly

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Ivor O, Owner at O'Loughlins Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Burningburns, Thank you kindly for your review of our hotel. I am glad you have enjoyed your stays with us am thankful that you return every year. We are a small family run hotel and appreciate your custom. Due to the fact that our hotel is a historic building, our rooms are not standard like modern hotels, this does...

Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Gordon Ramsey could not give this hotel any tips in quickening the speed and attentiveness of service. This was no Kitchen Nightmare! Our meal was in fact relaxed and I could not fault any of the four servers who attended to us! We were not rushed but as soon as you asked for anything, as if by magic, it appeared...

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Ivor O, Owner at O'Loughlins Hotel, responded to this review

Dear den150165, Thank you kindly for your recent review of O'Loughlins. We take pride in the food we produce in O'Loughlins an I was glad to hear you enjoyed your meal with us. Our staff are our best asset and they work hard to make people feel welcomed, comfortable and appreciated. I hope to see you back at O'Loughlins soon....

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Reviewed 26 August 2016

My husband and I stayed here last Saturday night. We arrived in the afternoon and were greeted by an unfriendly Receptionist. I asked for a quiet room and she literally laughed in my face saying, " your on main street, what do you expect ". Am ok, fair enough!!! Room was dated, bathroom in particular. Noise all night long from...

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Ivor O, Owner at O'Loughlins Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Charlotte K, My sincerest apologies about the noise in your bedroom. Unfortunately, at the weekends the nearby bar has live music which can be loud. As this is a town centre hotel, there is always activity late into the night. This is out of our control unfortunately. In relation to the way you were received at reception upon, all...

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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
O'Loughlins Hotel is a small, friendly family run hotel in the centre of Portlaoise. We serve excellent homecooked traditional meals from 7.30 am - 8 pm daily. With lively bars, open fires, delicious food and welcoming staff, we will make your stay in Portlaoise a memorable one. ... more   less 

Additional Information about O'Loughlins Hotel

Address: 30 Main Street, Portlaoise, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Laois > Portlaoise
Price Range: RM288 - RM585 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — O'Loughlins Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 24
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“Rooms at the back are quieter”
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“Choose a room on the second floor. There was a lot of noise heard on the first floor.”
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