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Reviewed 28 September 2016

We were put in this dive of a guest house on the last night of our go coach tour of beautiful lreland.the room reduced me to tears,how dare go holidays put a coach partyin such dirty,tired rooms.go holidays on my complaint returned the complaint to unfounded,they claim they often use this hotel ,inspect regurlary .i can only say the pictures...

Thank Michael P
Reviewed 1 August 2016

The Lawlors hotel is a very poor hotel in bad conditions with tiny rooms. Unfortunately we were there with a group for even 2 days. Rooms are in very bad conditions, wires lying everywhere, a bathroom of nearly 4 m2 and a shower of 65 x 65 cm. Don't mode in it. In my opinion not 1 star to rate...

Thank Henry2946
County Galway, Ireland
Reviewed 2 February 2015

This guesthouse is a joke. We stayed here as a group. Our reason for going to Kilkenny was to go out so realistically location wise this is what we wanted; we didn't need any luxuries. We stayed in a family room and the room was just very badly finished. There were holes in the wall that were clearly covered up,...

2Thank Conalva
Reviewed 19 October 2014

The main positive about this place is the location. It is only a stone’s throw from the train/bus station and the main street which has a lot of bars/restaurants/clubs. However, the location cannot save this place which is otherwise very disappointing. In short do not stay here. Rooms are dated. In a room for four only three towels were provided....

Thank theirishleprechaun
Reviewed 1 July 2014

is this guesthouse meant to be a three star? more like no star. the bathroom door didn't lock the windows couldn't close so we ended up getting very little sleep coz of the noise, we were booked in here by a hen agency, and i'll never stay in it again. damp on the walls damp on the ceilings, brown stains...

Thank teri r
Limerick, Ireland
Reviewed 1 August 2013

we are a couple from limerick and have stayed in lawlors on lots of occasions the rooms are spotless best priced in Kilkenny the lady that runs lawlors Miriam is delightful who herself had family tragedies not too long ago but keeps the place perfect she is very pleasant and stops to chat with you she gives you great advice...

1Thank david m
cork, ireland
Reviewed 1 August 2013 via mobile

We stayed here for the wrecking ball weekend. The pub below the B&B has now got nothing to do with this B&B. Although the lady that met us was very pleasant and helpful I wouldn't recommend this B&B to families or couples. The rooms are clean and beds are comfy but thats where it ends. We had one socket for...

1Thank jennandpete
Dubbo NSW
Reviewed 20 April 2012

My 2 cousins and I stayed here travelling through Ire land it was great I loved the Pub and the locala they were excellent. Lawlors Guesthouse was clean and the people friendly I will return again Hi the two Paddys xx

Thank Donna A
Lac-Megantic, Canada
Reviewed 7 March 2012

Within walking distance of kilkenny castle, our room was on a busy road but very quiet! Very clean and comfy bed. only down point : parking is either on that busy street or a block away in a public parking. We would go back for sure

Thank patdo
Clonmel, Ireland
Reviewed 20 February 2012

We stayed here last weekend, just a one night break in Kilkenny. We had never stayed in Lawlor's Guesthouse before, usually we try and get a room in The Hibernian Hotel so we were a bit unsure what we'd find but I have to say it really is great value for money. The location is perfect if you want to...

1Thank shalaylay

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Lawlors Guesthouse offers ten beautifully furnished ensuite bedrooms with 3* classification. Each room boasts a unique style of comfort and warmth. Guestrooms accommodate 2 to 4 persons. Those lucky enough to acquire rooms to the rear of the building can experience the wonderful view of the beautifully maintained lawns of St. Johns Catholic Church and the magnificent architecture of the church itself. Lawlors Guesthouse is situated on John Street which boasts numerous pubs, clubs, bars and restaurants. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lawlors Guesthouse

Address: 42/43 John Street Upper, Kilkenny, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Kilkenny > Kilkenny
Price Range: $68 - $83 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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“Offered two rooms both terrible dont go”
  • Flies on tatty painted window sill
  • Dirty shower cubicle hair in the waste
  • Flies on old window sill
  • Blood on mattress,no matress cover
  • Urine stained mattress
  • Torn tired bedding
 of 5 bubbles michaelpI7883EZ, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Do not choose the family room. Try and get doubles if possible, those rooms were nicer.”
 of 5 bubbles Conalva, 1 Feb 2015 | Read review
“stay away if at all possible”
 of 5 bubbles 899terir, 30 Jun 2014 | Read review
“all rooms are nice”
 of 5 bubbles davidmE4450UE, 1 Aug 2013 | Read review
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