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Emo Court Demesne Old Dublin/Cork N7 road, Portlaoise R32 A256 Ireland See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
Wheelchair Access
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The Gandon Inn is a boutique restaurant and hotel in the Laois countryside, close to Portlaoise and right by the M7 (Dublin - Cork/Limerick). The building is an 18th century James Gandon designed architectural coach ...More house, designed to accommodate the guests of the nearby Emo Court. The restaurant chefs deliver top Irish home-cooked cuisine all day and the family run hotel offers beautiful guesthouse accommodation. Easy access from Exit 15 on M7, ample free parking & coach tours welcome. The adjacent Daybreak store brings all the modern conveniences of a motorway services stop in the Irish countryside near Emo Court & Gardens and The Rock of Dunamaise. Less
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Airport Transportation
Business Centre with Internet Access
Golf course
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Non-Smoking Hotel
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair Access
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US$102 - US$127 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Laois > Portlaoise
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thanks a lot for all. E very nice Hotel and Restaurant. Thank you also greatful on Mister Otmar Wullich. Wi will come back. Very kind person. E very good food and good prices. Family Rohner vom Engelburg SwitzerlandMore

Thank RohnerJJ
Response from The_Gandon_Inn, Front Office Manager at The Gandon InnResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for this pleasant review. It is so great to hear that you thought so highly of our Hotel, Restaurant and 'Mister Otmar Wullich'. I have passed your comment's on to Otmar and he is overjoyed and will really look forward to...More

Reviewed 10 August 2018

My sister and my niece travelled from Dublin to Laois to take me out to lunch and I decided that we should go to The Gandon Inn. We orderd our meals and drinks and I asked the waiter if I could have my drink without...More

Thank Erins-Isle22
Response from The_Gandon_Inn, Front Office Manager at The Gandon InnResponded 11 August 2018

Thank you very much for taking the time to provide this feedback to The Gandon Inn. I am unbelievable sorry to you, your sister and your niece for this experience. This review has been passed on to management immediately and is in the process of...More

Reviewed 13 July 2018

I had my birthday party @ The Gandon Inn last weekend. I first came across the Gandon Inn, by looking for a venue online, in the Portlaoise area. I had never heard about it, but he place caught my attention as it seemed suitable for...More

Thank CelineLeSommer
Response from The_Gandon_Inn, Front Office Manager at The Gandon InnResponded 14 July 2018

Thank you so much Celine for this most complementing review. Our staff here at The Gandon Inn are so pleased to hear that all their hard work was noticed and appreciated. I am delighted to hear that you got a prompt response after getting in...More

Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

As regular visitors to the Gandom we went for dinner last Saturday. Compared to meals we have had in the past this was by far the poorest ever . Both of us had the steak special The steak was small for a 10 ounce ,...More

1  Thank Guide40378
Response from The_Gandon_Inn, Front Office Manager at The Gandon InnResponded 4 July 2018

Thank you very much for your much-appreciated feedback. I am very sorry to hear that this visit was not to your satisfaction. Our 10-ounce rib-eye steak is one of our best seller’s and one of our most complimented meals which makes this review most disappointing....More

Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

Stopped by for lunch over the June bank holiday weekend. I would like to think we caught them on an off day as I cannot say our roast beef lunch was great at all. Lots on the plate ok, two man sized cuts of beef...More

Thank Aquilicus
Response from The_Gandon_Inn, Front Office Manager at The Gandon InnResponded 15 June 2018

Thank you very much for your feedback. I am very sorry that it is not a positive one. Unfortunately, I think you really did catch us on an off day. Our team here at The Gandon Inn strive to provide a high standard of service...More

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