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The Ashbrook Arms Restaurant and Guesthouse

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Portlaoise, Ireland
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Are you thinking of somewhere nice to go with friends and Family? Well look no further than the Beautiful Ashbrook Arms Restaurant. It has very thing you want. Beautiful Setting, Décor, and Fabulous Food. We had a great night out there recently with our friends, great atmosphere, very beautifully decorated rooms and were seated in the lovely conservatory looking out...

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County Laois, Ireland
Reviewed 22 August 2016

My family and I booked in to this restaurant for 8.30pm to celebrate a birthday, upon arrival we were told the table was not ready and they were setting it up for us, could we wait in the front bar. We did this thinking we would only be a few minutes as we had pre booked during the week. A...

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Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

I can not wait to visit again, we stayed as we where attending a wedding in Durrow Castle, I only wish I had of booked 2 nights, the room was stunning, staff where soo nice & I love the breakfast set up, all cereals available on display & hot breakfasts made to order they came out fresh & pipping hot,...

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1Thank Eviantrav
Stradbally, Ireland
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

We had pre booked our meal for 8.30 arrived and had to wait over half an hour to be seated, then waited another half hour to be served and had to ask the staff could we order, starters were fab cannot fault them, main course we were advised no chicken left on a Saturday, main course arrived we were not...

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1Thank LG2026
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for a wedding in Durrow castle, delighted to have chosen The Ashbrook Arms to stay in as our room was unbelievable, we were located in the converted stables at the back of the house. The almost apartment like room was superbly finished and was immensely comfortable! The staff were so helpful and even had our room ready early...

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2Thank Jonny B
Stafford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 July 2016

We were at a wedding at Castle Durrow, but stayed at the Ashbrook Arms, lovely room, gorgeous breakfast, very attentive staff. The only thing lacking was not having coffee making facilities in the room for first thing in the morning, before breakfast.

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1Thank JillSpill
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

We came to Durrow for a wedding and had a wonderful stay. Lovely room with a comfortable bed, and wonderful Irish breakfast. The hosts were very accommodating to make our stay a wonderful one. Our room in the courtyard had a tv and hairdryer and great view out to the countryside.

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1Thank Elena H
uk
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

I could not fault this beautiful,friendly,warm,comfortable place. To call it a guest house isn't good enough,it was like home from home ,but 100 times better. Nothing was too much trouble for anyone, from the owner to the housekeeping to the restaurant staff to the kitchen . I would go back in a heart beat, 4 nights was not long enough....

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1Thank TheSmithsUk
Cheshire
Reviewed 14 June 2016

Great sized room, despite booking it as a single. Spotlessly clean. Excellent shower. Breakfast the next morning was magnificent. Rosita, our hostess was extremely helpful in suggesting places to eat out and go for a drink etc.

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1Thank notspiderman
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

What can I say about this beautiful place! The rooms are gorgeous and the owners and staff were super helpful, nothing was too much trouble to them. Loved staying here and definitely hope to return again in the not too distant future. Many thanks for looking after us so well ☺️

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Restaurant
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our family run guesthouse and restaurant is situated in the picturesque georgian village of Durrow, Laois in Ireland. The house was purpose built by Lord Ashbrook in 1777 and meticuosly restored by the Murphy family in 2005. It has 10 beautifully appointed bedrooms and the restaurant is open on Friday and Saturday nights and for Sunday lunch. It was formerly called the Bianconi Red Lion Guesthouse. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Ashbrook Arms Restaurant and Guesthouse

Address: The Square, Durrow na, Ireland (Formerly Bianconi Red Lion Restaurant)
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Laois > Durrow
Price Range: $173 - $179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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“Some rooms have a lot of stairs to climb so maybe check where room is on booking.”
 of 5 bubbles marg_mcdonnell, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“It is set in the square , front faces a road with traffic .”
 of 5 bubbles , 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We did not stay here, only ate in the restaurant.”
 of 5 bubbles LaoisFoodie, 22 May 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the Courtyard - seperate to the hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles Lisa966, 28 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Any of the converted stable (not sure if I am doing justice calling them converted stable rooms), maybe Chalet or courtyard.”
 of 5 bubbles tonyc833, 29 Jul 2015 | Read review
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