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Top 10 hotels in Portlaoise

Tulloch
3 out of 5
Knavinstown, Kildare
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16.48 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (30 reviews)
The perfect place to stay in Kildare!

"This place was very clean and comfortable. The owners were so friendly and accommodating. It is a few miles from town, but in the country with beautiful views! The walk to town was absolutely lovely! I would definitely stay here again!"…"

Reviewed on Jul 23, 2019

Tulloch
Ivyleigh House
5 out of 5
Bank Place, Church Street, Portlaoise, Laois
$120
per night
May 4 - May 5
0.11 mi from city center
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 Jan 6, 2020

Ivyleigh House
Kilkea Castle
5 out of 5
Kilkea Castle, Kilkea Demesne, Castledermot, Kilkea, Kildare
$178
per night
Apr 20 - Apr 21
18.34 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (57 reviews)

"It’s a castle and staying in a castle is a unique experience. It’s old and quirky with some modern touches, including the fabulous spa. Dining is an experience not to be missed, it’s unlikely you’ll find anything better in Ireland."…"

Reviewed on Feb 2, 2020

Kilkea Castle
The Heritage
4 out of 5
County Laois, Killenard, Laois
$95
per night
May 4 - May 5
9.2 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (196 reviews)

"The restaurant was beautifully decorated pity the food wasn't better"…"

Reviewed on Feb 9, 2020

The Heritage
Midlands Park Hotel
4 out of 5
Jessop Street, Portlaoise, Co. Laois
$85
per night
May 4 - May 5
0.13 mi from city center
4.2/5Very Good! (413 reviews)
Not up to its usual standard

"Lovely hotel and night staff were very helpful. Gave lower score because I highlighted an issue with broken bathroom fan at 7pm on way to dinner and nothing was done leaving. Meant I had to ring down again when I returned to room and had to pack up after 11 at night to move rooms. This could have ..."…"

Reviewed on Dec 18, 2019

Midlands Park Hotel
The Keadeen Hotel
4 out of 5
Curragh Road, Ballymany, Newbridge, County Kildare
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22.19 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (67 reviews)

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

Reviewed on Feb 11, 2020

The Keadeen Hotel
Woodford Dolmen Hotel
3 out of 5
Kilkenny Road, Carlow, Carlow
$66
per night
May 5 - May 6
21.06 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (155 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 Jan 4, 2020

Woodford Dolmen Hotel
Abbeyleix Manor Hotel
3 out of 5
Cork Road, Abbeyleix, Laois
$60
per night
May 4 - May 5
9.04 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (250 reviews)

"The staff were very friendly, the rooms were clean"…"

Reviewed on Feb 1, 2020

Abbeyleix Manor Hotel
Maldron Hotel Portlaoise
3 out of 5
Midway Abbeyleix Road, Portlaoise, Laois
$95
per night
May 4 - May 5
1.36 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (307 reviews)
One nighter

"Stayed here for one night with my son as he had test early in morning"…"

Reviewed on Nov 28, 2019

Maldron Hotel Portlaoise
The Lodges at Kilkea Castle
4.5 out of 5
Kilkea, Kilkea
$136
per night
Apr 20 - Apr 21
18.33 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (27 reviews)

"Excellent"…"

Reviewed on Aug 26, 2019

The Lodges at Kilkea Castle
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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. In Portlaoise, there are 5 hotels and other accommodations to choose from.

Sightseeing and Staying in Portlaoise

Favorite places to visit in the city include O'Moore Park, Portlaoise Golf Club, and Rock of Dunamase. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are The Heath Golf Club and Emo Court.

As you plan your holiday retreat, you'll find 5 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 favorite with Expedia travelers for its convenient parking and room size.
  • Midlands Park Hotel - Our customers like the breakfast and comfortable rooms at this hotel. This 4-star hotel features 3 restaurants, an indoor pool, and free WiFi.
  • The Killeshin Hotel - This 4-star hotel features a restaurant, an indoor pool, and free parking. Expedia customers like its bar and clean, comfortable rooms.

Getting Around Portlaoise

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

Dressing for Portlaoise

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 52°F, while nighttime temperatures stay around 35°F
  • From April to June, the average is 65°F during the day and 38°F at night
  • July through September sees average temperatures of 67°F during the day and 46°F at night
  • In October-December, you can expect 59°F as the daytime average and 36°F as the nighttime average
  • Portlaoise gets about 32.01 inches of rain per year
  • July and August are usually the hottest months averaging 66°F, while January and February are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 36°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place to stay in Portlaoise?
The Killeshin Hotel is a favorite property for Expedia customers. This 4-star hotel offers a restaurant and an indoor pool. Other top choices based on traveler 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 room reservations are fully refundable if you cancel before the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is usually within 24-48 hours of your check-in date. If you have a non-refundable reservation, you might be able to cancel it and receive a refund within a 24-hour period of your booking. Put your dates in and click on “Search”, then use the “free cancellation” filter to view the best deals in Portlaoise.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Portlaoise?
To find more details about updating your trip to Portlaoise or cancelling it, click here.
What's the best budget-friendly hotel in Portlaoise?
Based on reviews, Maldron Hotel Portlaoise is a popular 3-star hotel for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Another top choice for your stay on the cheap is Midlands Park Hotel.
What's the best hotel for a family vacation to Portlaoise?
Midlands Park Hotel is a top 4-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features a children’s pool and 3 restaurants. Other good choices for your stay with the kids include The Killeshin Hotel and Maldron Hotel Portlaoise. Also attractions in the area like Solas Bhride are fun for the whole family.
What's the best hotel for a couple visiting Portlaoise?
The Killeshin Hotel is a favorite 4-star hotel for couples, and features premium bedding and an indoor pool. Another good option for a romantic stay is Maldron Hotel Portlaoise.
Where is the best hotel to stay close to The Heath Golf Club?
The Killeshin Hotel is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 4-star hotel offers a restaurant and an indoor pool. It’s located 2.8 mi (4.5 km) from The Heath Golf Club. Other good choices within a few miles include Midlands Park Hotel and Maldron Hotel Portlaoise.
What about the best place to stay near O'Moore Park?
One of the top choices for your stay is Maldron Hotel Portlaoise, located a short 0.8 mi (1.3 km) from O’Moore Park, and this 3-star hotel offers a full-service spa and a restaurant. Midlands Park Hotel and Ivyleigh House are two other good choices in the immediate area.
What's the best high-end place to stay in Portlaoise?
Ivyleigh House is a 5-star B&B and popular for Expedia travelers looking for a luxurious stay.
What's the best hotel for a golf vacation in Portlaoise?
The Killeshin Hotel is a 4-star hotel featuring a restaurant and an indoor pool, and it’s a top choice for playing a round of golf. Other good options if you’d like to stay near a golf course include Midlands Park Hotel and Maldron Hotel Portlaoise. Visit Portlaoise Golf Club or The Heath Golf Club to perfect your golf swing.
What is the best hotel near Dublin Airport (DUB)?
Clayton Hotel Dublin Airport is a popular 4-star hotel featuring 2 restaurants and 2 bars. It’s located a short 1.5 mi (2.4 km) from Dublin Airport. Other places to stay close to the airport are Maldron Hotel Dublin Airport and Radisson Blu Hotel, Dublin Airport.
How is it staying in 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 accommodations to choose from.

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