Start your family holiday right

Family Breaks

It starts here for everyone

There’s nothing like a break that feels right for every family member. At Maldron Hotel Portlaoise, we’re here to make your family holiday the best it can be, right from the start. Whether it’s ensuring you have everything you need, from complimentary cots to family fun in the pool, we’re always here from first arrival to final goodbye so that you and your family can make the most of your holiday. 

Family-friendly hotel features

  • Spacious family & interconnecting rooms
  • Dedicated kiddies pool to play or learn to swim.
  • Delicious kid’s menus
  • Get trusted childcare at your fingertips and ensure your kids are well looked after with childcare service Mind Me

Start making memories

When you’re in the right place with the right people, it makes all the difference. Lucky for you, there’s something for everyone all at your doorstep. Maldron Hotel Portlaoise is located right in the heart of the country, a fantastic location with access to local amenities, shops and attractions including Kildare Village, The National Stud and Rock of Dunamase. 

Maldron Hotel Portlaoise offers many large and comfortable newly refurbished family rooms that accommodate 2 adults and up to 3 children with enough space for the luggage that comes with a family trip. For larger families, we have a selection of interconnecting rooms with both double and single beds available. Please call us on (0)57 869 5900 to check availability.

Enjoy an en-suite bathroom with a walk-in shower or bath (subject to availability), stream your online shows to the TV directly from your phone and welcome special touches for the grown-ups including fluffy robes and a coffee machine.

We know how important it is to keep the tummies of little ones happy, which is why you will find a range of children’s dining options available at Maldron Hotel Portlaoise. Keep the little ones smiling at our Grain & Grill restaurant where you’ll find a special kid’s menu with family feast offers.

  • Kildare Village
  • The National Stud
  • Rock of Dunamase
  • Roll and Bowl Entertainment Centre
  • Emo Court House and Gardens
  • Castleview Open Farm 
  • The National Reptile Zoo
  • Kildare Farm Foods 
  • Lullymore Heritage Park
  • Fossey Mountain Springs 
  • Stradbally Steam Museum
  • Odeon Cinema Portlaoise
  • The Grid Go-Karting
  • Dunamaise Arts Centre
  • Mondello Park

Kids Club

We understand the importance of ensuring your children are engaged, meeting new faces and making lasting memories. Elf Club is designed to do just that, offering a range of activities that cater to different ages and interests. From sports challenges to arts and crafts sessions, we have something for every child to enjoy.

Get your kids ready for more learning, exploring, immersing and bonding at the Elf Club this school break! Bring your kids along during the school holidays where our team of dedicated and experienced staff will lead your children through an exciting lineup of games, crafts, and interactive sessions. 


Start planning your family break

Whatever your query, we’d love to hear from you.

Phone our friendly reservations team on +353 (0)57 869 5900 or email