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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

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! More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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... More 

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3 Thank Aoife M
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 23 October 2016

Our extended family went to Roundwood House to celebrate my mother's 80th birthday (shhh, she doesn't want anyone to know!) We had been here 10 years ago to celebrate her 70th birthday. It was PERFECT! Roundwood House is that perfect combination of feeling so homely but yet with service and great food and wine! We started our stay with G&Ts... More 

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1 Thank shirleyb202f
County Limerick, Ireland
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7 reviews
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Nice old house with lots of character, we stayed in Yellow house for two nights and had dinner on one night. Breakfast and Dinner were both lovely. Our room was nice, no locks for doors, no tv, wifi worked sometimes, and no tea/coffee making facilities. We did receive a lovely pot of coffee on arriving.

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Thank Edwina27
Hannah F, Owner at Roundwood House, responded to this review

Hi Edwina, Although your review isn't the worst, 3 stars is a little disappointing. I think we're very clear on our website that we're not a hotel but a family home and therefore shouldn't be compared to a hotel in a negative light. It would be different if we advertised ourselves as having televisions, tea/coffee making facilities etc. in rooms... More 

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Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

A stay in this wonderful early Georgian house is an opportunity to take time out from the busy, rushing, frenetic pace of life. I challenge anyone to not feel that Roundwood is like stepping into another world with a relaxed pace and an "other worldly" atmosphere. This is not five star fluffy towel impersonal territory but an opportunity to dream... More 

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

Absolutely love your review Brian. Thanks a million. Hope to see you again :-) More 

wicklow
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Reviewed 7 September 2016

We stayed for a wonderful night in the garden room, it was spotless clean and very comfortable with real old world charm.The surroundings were peaceful and tranquil and very relaxing.The hosts Hannah and Paddy were very pleasant and couldnt do enough for us, they were the real stars of the house and treated you as you were a friend visiting... More 

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Ennis, Ireland
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Reviewed 29 August 2016

We booked one night in Roundwood House,what a treat First we had tea and treats on the sunny lawn ,then up to the top floor,to the Governess Room ,(Quaint and old world like the house) We had Dinner at 20.00 truly amazing food and wine ,then to the draining room for coffee and a chat with the other guests ,Breakfast... More 

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Navan, Ireland
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15 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

What can I say about Roundwood House. Excellent step back to olden times but with modern food and hospitality. The dinner is great. 8 seater table was great. Chatting to new people and having a laugh. Hannah and Paddy are wonderful hosts. It is their home and they welcome you in. It is also a business but not once did... More 

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1 Thank Barryfitz2014
Kilkenny
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25 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed for 1 night's getaway from it all for some peace and quiet. The house is charming and full of history and with the great service from Hannah and Paddy you feel totally relaxed. We stayed in the yellow house, the room was like something from a dolls house. Thank you again

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Thank Maria H
Whittier, California
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6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

My husband found this place on Hidden Ireland. He's an introvert, I'm an extrovert. He is happy taking it easy, I like to travel in to town and do activities. The Roundwood House was the perfect balance. We spent two nights in The Forge, one of the self catering rooms that is separate from the main house. It was warm,... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
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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: ₹ 9,945 - ₹ 11,324 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“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”
 of 5 bubbles nellyjWicklow, 7 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The yellow twin on the second floor”
 of 5 bubbles tonys1232, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
“very family friendly, did not see other rooms”
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“All the rooms have unique charm”
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