Local Information

Our friendly staff at The Forum – Mountmellick is available to provide guests with information on our services and those available within the town of Mountmellick and neighbouring towns. Any feedback on the information provided would be greatly appreciated. Our aspirations are to ensure that we meet the high expectations of our guests. We especially wish to hear good stories but we can only improve on the basis of poor experiences, so please let us know.
Eating In or Out
The Hostel has a large communal Kitchen with modern cooking facilities and a large medieval style dining area. The facility is designed to cater for individuals or group self-catering. The Coachhouse has a fully equipped kitchen for long or short stays.
An ample supply of plates, cutlery and cooking utensils are available in both accommodations.
For dining out during the day, we recommend:
NOTE: For groups please make an advanced reservation.
A short 6 km drive from Mountmellick to the neighbouring town Portlaoise offers at least ten top restaurants to suit all budgets.
Local Pubs
There are several nearby local pubs with music entertainment at the weekends
Local Attractions
There are numerous local attractions both in and around Mountmellick. Please see our events and experiences section on our website. A car is essential for the majority of these attractions.
Brochures of all local attractions are displayed within each property
But, please ask if there is something specific you wish to fit in.
Check In?
Check in anytime via our key lockbox.
Check Out?
Check Out is at 11am
If you wish to check out later than normal, please contact the Forum on +353 (0) 578697557 or text +353 (0) 858836402 prior to the day of arrival and we will do our best to accommodate you.
Internet Access
Wireless internet is available in public areas.
Fire Precautions
The properties are protected by automatic fire detection and alarm systems 
In the event of fire-alarm activation, Guests are required to vacate immediately and proceed immediately to the fire assembly point.
Doctors and Dentists
A list of local doctors and dentists is available at each property.  An emergency doctor call out will incur a charge.
Baby Cots
A limited number of cots are available on request. Please book in advance to avoid disappointment. There is no extra charge.
Local taxis are available, A member of staff will be happy to advise.
Smoking is prohibited in all properties.



Patrick Street,
County Laois,
R32 KN25


+353 57 869 7557




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