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County Laois, Ireland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed a lovely time away with a friend. Great destination. Enjoyed the big old drawing room with the open fire. Enjoyed chats with guests and reading by the window. Had many walks through the woodland and visited the renowned wood shed. Food was excellent,all locally produced and prepared with care. Definitely be back here again.

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Ireland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is easy to understand all the wonderful reviews for this place after spending a few days here. The somewhat daunting (though optional) prospect of sharing your table with a bunch of strangers may put some people off but actually it was a great and fun experience. The superb dinner served on both nights certainly helps matters. Paddy prepared highly...

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1Thank MODireland2010
Dublin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had such a lovely weekend in Round wood house, you feel like your part of the family for the time your there. The owners are great people, interesting and very friendly. The food for the weekend was some of the best meals ive had, and id consider myself a foodie. The drinks were flowing all weekend and the craic...

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Thank Lorraine K
Tipperary
Reviewed 20 January 2017

We were met by Rococo the friendly Lab who showed us to the door where the very capable but easy going Paddy Flynn took over. Our room - The Blue Room was pretty special, however we spent most of the evening by the inviting turf fire in the drawing room. We were spoilt for choice with the selection of reading...

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Thank N6417DWmaryf
Abbeyleix, Ireland
Reviewed 19 December 2016

I dined here recently with work collegues for our office Christmas party. The concept of dining without knowing what was on the menu was new to me, and I was a bit nervous at first, but to my surprise I LOVED everything that was served to me. The food is thee most delicious I have ever tasted. I really enjoyed...

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Thank LRafter74
bristol
Reviewed 6 December 2016

What a wonderful and heart-warming place. A delightful, quirky house bursting with character and set in beautiful rambling gardens. From the moment you arrive, you feel part of Hannah and Paddy’s family. Warm, welcoming and attentive - they really go out of their way to ensure you have a fabulous stay. Highlights for me included the fascinating library, which provides...

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Thank hazel m
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

The house is lovely, the hosts warm and friendly and the food amazing!!! We suggest you take a little walk around the courtyard, check out the library and the barn. It's like being placed in a story back in the 19th century!

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Thank Clarari1
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Spent 2 nights here midweek. Beautiful house with loads of character in the middle of the countryside. So peaceful - only noise is the bird's singing in the mornings. There's an amazing library and gardens to relax in too. Delicious food and great company from the owners, Hannah and Paddy. They've created something really special here! The place has a...

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Thank Laura H
Reviewed 24 November 2016

I stayed in Roundwood recently on two occasions. Both were so great. Hannah and Paddy are so warm, welcoming and helpful. The food was incredible and the house and gardens are magic. Top marks all round!

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Thank Roisin C
Hannah F, Owner at Roundwood House, responded to this review

Thanks a million Roisin. We really enjoyed having you and your Mum stay. Did I mention that you really haven't changed a bit since I used to see you in Galway many moons ago!

Reviewed 20 November 2016

Roundwood House hosted my wedding in August 2016. It is only now that I have been able to sit down and express thanks to Paddy and Hannah for such an enchanting day. My husband and I, originally from Ireland, have lived some time now in Australia and of course wanted to get married back in Ireland. We had no clue...

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Hannah F, Owner at Roundwood House, responded to this review

Dear Aoife & Stephen, Thanks for such a beautifully worded review. Really gorgeous. I've read it about ten times already and will be going back to it every time I have a bad day from here on in! Needless to say we absolutely loved hosting your wedding and are so glad you enjoyed the day so much. It was such...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Roundwood House is a country house hotel in a delightful location at the foot of the Slieve Bloom mountains, just 1.5 hours from Dublin. The house and outbuildings are over 300 years old and have immense charm and character. Guests come to relax, explore many local sites of interest and for genuine Irish hospitality in a homely atmosphere. Roundwood was listed among the top 50 restaurants in the world in 2002 by London's "Restaurant" magazine. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Roundwood House

Address: Roundwood, Mountrath, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Laois > Mountrath
Price Range: $235 - $242 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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“Just ask at booking if you have special requests”
 of 5 bubbles bridandtom, 31 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Just remember the house is over 280 years old & appreciate the uniqueness and character of each room”
 of 5 bubbles N6417DWmaryf, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The Green Room is the most beautiful room in our opinion with a corner view of the ancient trees and lawns”
 of 5 bubbles shirleyb202f, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“there are also lovely little cottages available in the grounds”
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