Book a Hotel near Irish National Stud

    Book a Hotel near Irish National Stud

    The Irish National Stud is a well-established thoroughbred horse breeding facility in adjacent to County Kildare. Guided tours are available at the visitor centres from visiting the various gardens to the museum. There are horse racing events that take place in The Stud in which all visitors can get involved.

    The Japanese Gardens

    The Japanese Gardens are ideal for an evening stroll and are internationally renowned as the finest Japanese Gardens in all of Europe. The aim of the gardens is to portray the life of man through horticulture: birth, childhood, marriage, parenthood, old age, death and afterlife. As a result, it is now bustling with 120,000 visitors annually.

    St. Fiachra’s Garden opened in 1999 and captures Ireland’s monastic era in the 6th to the 7th century. Many say that St. Fiachra’s Garden beautifully paints the essence of Ireland’s natural beauty. There is a picnic area, toilets, 4 acres of woodland walks and free parking.


    Maldron Hotel Portlaoise

    20 Minutes’ Drive

    Maldron Hotel Portlaoise is a 3-star hotel in the heart of Ireland. It is ideal for business and leisure guests due to its location in the Midlands, newly refurbished meeting facilities, air-conditioned rooms, complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi and free on-site parking. Guests also have the option to make use of our Club Vitae leisure facilities as well as the Grain & Grill bar and restaurant. Throughout the holidays, we also offer a Crafty Kids Club to keep our little guests entertained.

    The Irish National Stud and Gardens are approximately a 35km or a 20-minute drive from Maldron Hotel Portlaoise via the M7 or R427. There are currently no public transport options available from the hotel, but taxis are available to order from the hotel.

    • Complimentary car parking
    • Save €10 off your stay
    • Free cancellation
    • Leisure centre
    • Gift vouchers