• Maldron Hotel Portlaoise Kids Club

    Family Breaks

  • Maldron Hotel Portlaoise Swimming Pool

    Family Breaks

  

Reasons to stay

  • Spacious modern bedrooms with 2 doubles & 1 single beds
  • 20 metre pool & kiddies pool
  • Interconnecting rooms for larger families
  • Flat Screen TVs
  • Complimentary colouring activities
  • Complimentary car parking
  • Close proximity to shops
  • Access to our Crafty Kids club during school holidays (movie night)
  • Crafty Kids menu
  • Central location to all local kids activities
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the hotel
  • Babysitter available on request
  • Power shower, baths, crisp duvets, tea/coffee making facilities

The perfect choice for your family break in the Midlands

Maldron Hotel Portlaoise offers you a little bit more on your family break. Regarded as one of the most child friendly hotels in Ireland, you and your family can enjoy a great value break in the heart of the country. We are located close to Roll n Bowl Entertainment centre in Portlaoise and only 20 minutes by car from Kildare Village shopping outlet as well as Kildare National Stud and Japanese gardens. Maldron Hotel Portlaoise offers a number of family rooms that are large, comfortable and spacious.

For families with more than 2 kids please call the hotel directly on +353 (0)57 8695900. We offer newly refurbished family rooms which can accommodate 2 adults and up to 3 children. We are happy to discuss a reduced rate for larger families in interconnecting rooms.

Crafty Kids Club

Kids can enjoy complimentary access to Crafty Kids Club this summer. There is a range of activities available including colour and crafts, board games, movie night with popcorn.

The club opens on Monday 1st July and runs until Sunday 25th August from 6.30pm each evening. The club is open to kids over 4 years of age. Kids under 4 can join in too but will need to be supervised by an adult. Sign up is available at reception on check-in.

Kids tea time is available from 5.30pm each evening. The kids can enjoy a 2-course meal and a drink for €10.95pp. Advance booking advisable.

Check out our Crafty Kids Camp Summer Timetable here.

Club Vitae

Our newly refurbished Club Vitae leisure centre will give you and your family a chance to relax with complimentary access to our 20 meter pool, sauna, stream room, jacuzzi and gym. Children are allowed in the pool until 6.45pm. During the summer months (July and August) the kids’ times are extended until 7.00pm. All kids under the age of 14 years old must be fully supervised by a parent or guardian in the pool at all times.

Relaxation

While the kids are occupied, why not kick back and relax at Body and Soul Therapy. To book a treatment in Body and Soul please call Call +353 (0)57 8695933 or email info@bodyandsoultherapy.ie.

Dining

We love families here in the Maldron Hotel Portlaoise and we offer a special menu for the kids in Grain & Grill restaurant. The kids can enjoy a 2-course meal plus a drink for €10.95 (under 12’s).

View A la Carte Dining Menu

Babysitting

If you’re interested in utilising our excellent babysitting services, you can rest assured that every care will be taken to ensure peace of mind. There are many activities to enjoy while staying in Laois and if you’d like to take some time out for a romantic dinner or spa treatment in Body and Soul Therapy rooms, we’ll take care of every detail to ensure your kids are well looked after.

Our babysitters are Garda vetted and can accommodate up to 3 children. Pre-booking is essential (24 hours prior to arrival). For your convenience payment can be made directly to the babysitter. For more information call us on +353 (0)57 869 5900 or email info.portlaoise@maldronhotels.com

Search our FAQs

Common Questions

  • Location & Parking

    Is there parking near the Hotel?

    Yes, we offer secure complimentary car parking at the hotel with space for approximately 300 cars.

    How much do I pay for parking?

    Car parking is complimentary at the hotel.

    How Far is Kildare Village Shopping Outlet from the hotel?

    The hotel is located 35km from Kildare Village, just off exit 13 on the M7 Motorway. We offer guests a discount voucher which entitles you to 10% off most stores in the Village.

    How far is the Hotel from Portlaoise train station?

    The hotel is located 3.5km from Portlaoise train station. A taxi from the train station will cost approximately €6 – €8.

    Does the hotel offer a Shuttle Bus or Taxi Service to Electric Picnic?

    We can arrange a taxi to Electric Picnic for you. Please get in touch with our reception team.

    How far is the Hotel from the Curragh Racecourse?

    The hotel is located 41km from the Curragh Racecourse. Take exit 12 off the M7 Motorway.

    How far is Kildare Village Shopping Outlet from the hotel?

    The hotel is located 35km from Kildare Village, just off exit 13 on the M7 Motorway. We offer guests a discount voucher which entitles you to 10% off most stores in the Village.

    How far is the Hotel from Portlaoise train station?

    The hotel is located 3.5km from Portlaoise train station. A taxi from the train station will cost approximately €6 – €8.

    How far is the hotel from Portlaoise town centre?

    Maldron Hotel Portlaoise is 2km from the town centre away.

    How far is the hotel from Laois Shopping Centre?

    The hotel is located just 2km from Laois Shopping Centre.

    Which exit off the M7 motorway is the hotel located?

    Exit 17 off the M7 Motorway.

    What are the public transport links to Portlaoise town centre?

    There are taxis available to hire from the hotel.

    How do I get to your hotel when travelling by Ferry?

    From Dublin Port to Maldron Hotel Portlaoise, Co Laois: 1 hour 23 minutes and 106.68 km

    From Rosslare Port to Maldron Hotel Portlaoise, Co Laois: 1 hour 57 minutes and 130.65 km

    From Belfast Port to Maldron Hotel Portlaoise, Co Laois: 3 hours 20 minutes and 262.59km

    From Cork Port to Maldron Hotel Portlaoise, Co Laois: 1 hour 45 minutes and 166.69km

    For information on route look at AA Ireland.

    How do I get to your hotel when travelling by plane?

    From Dublin Airport to Maldron Hotel Portlaoise: 1 hour 15 Minutes and 101.85km

    From Shannon Airport to Maldron Hotel Portlaoise, Co Laois: 1 hour 34 Minutes and 139.34km

    From Knock International Airport to Maldron Hotel Portlaoise, Co Laois: 2 hours 34 minutes and 179.08km

    From Cork Airport to Maldron Hotel Portlaoise, Co Laois: 1 hour 53 Minutes and 175.86km

    From Kerry Airport to Maldron Hotel Portlaoise, Co Laois: 2 Hours 28 minutes and 202.89km

    From Derry Airport to Maldron Hotel Portlaoise, Co Laois: 4 Hours 32 Minutes and 336.12km

  • Hotel Services

    What time is check-in?

    Check-in time is at 3 pm.

    What time is check-out?

    Check-out time is at 12 noon. Late departures are available until 4 pm upon request for an additional charge.

    How late can I check into the Hotel?

    Guest must check-in before 11pm. Please phone ahead if you will arrive later than 11pm at the hotel.

    Are there babysitting services available?

    Yes, we offer babysitting services. Please ask when making your reservation.

    Can I get a cot for my child?

    Yes, cots are available. As there is a limited availability, please note this at the time of your reservation.

    Is there somewhere I can leave my bag if I arrive early or need to collect it after I check-out?

    Yes, you can leave your luggage with our receptionists.

    Does the hotel have WiFi?

    Yes, complimentary high-speed WiFi is available throughout the hotel and bedrooms.

    Are there smoking rooms in the hotel?

    No, the hotel operates a strict non-smoking policy.

    Is there a laundry service available?

    Yes, you can leave your laundry with us and we’ll take care of it. Please note that charges do apply.

  • Rooms

    Do you have larger family rooms for families with more than 2 kids?

    Yes, we offer larger family rooms which include 2 doubles and 1 single bed. These rooms are offered at a supplement. Please call the hotel directly on +353 (0)57 869 5900 to discuss.

    Do you accommodate rooms for 2 adults and 3 children?

    Yes, we offer family rooms in the hotel which have 1 double and 2 single beds. We are happy to negotiate a rate for interconnecting rooms. Please contact us directly to discuss +353 (0)57 8695900.

    Are there hairdryers in the bedrooms?

    Yes, hairdryers are available in all bedrooms for complimentary guest use.

    Are pets allowed at the hotel?

    No, only guide dogs are allowed.

    Do you supply travel adapters?

    No, we do not supply travel adapters but they are available to purchase in shops nearby.

  • Dining

    What time is breakfast?

    Monday to Friday from 7 am – 10 am.

    Weekends & Bank Holidays from 8 am – 11 am

    I booked room only. How much is it for breakfast?

    The full Vitality Breakfast is €11 per person. The Kids Breakfast (under 12) is €6 per child.

    I am staying on a Sunday. Do you serve food on Sundays?

    The hotel offers breakfast from 8 am to 11 am, Lunch from 12.30pm to 3 pm and an Early Bird/A La Carte menu from 5.30pm to 8 pm on Sundays.

  • Booking

    Can I cancel my booking?

    Yes, Maldron Hotel Portlaoise offers free cancellation up to 2 pm on the day of arrival. Some special offers and key dates outlined in the terms and conditions may specify a special cancellation policy applicable to that offer or date. These terms will be outlined in the terms & conditions.

    Do I need a credit card to make a booking?

    Yes, to make a booking, a valid credit card is required to guarantee your reservation. Please note credit/debit cards may be pre-authorised prior to arrival.

    You will be required to authorise your credit card upon check-in but this is for security purposes only and you can choose your preferred payment option on departure. Please note pre-authorisation cannot be completed on debit cards and payment will be required on check-in if a credit card is not available.

    Will my credit/debit card be charged on booking?

    Bookings require a credit card for a guarantee unless in cases where this is otherwise stated. For some special offers and specific dates, full payment is required at time of booking but these terms will be outlined in the special offer terms & conditions.

  • Facilities

    Does the hotel offer family facilities?

    Yes. We have a kids’ pool and family bedrooms. Also, our Crafty Kids Club is available during school holidays.

    Do you offer a kids club?

    Yes, our Crafty Kids Club is available during school holidays from 6.30pm to 8pm each evening.

    What are the opening hours of the leisure facilities?

    Monday to Friday: 7am – 10pm

    Weekend & Bank Holidays: 8am – 8pm

    Children are allowed until 6.45pm. Please note that all kids must be supervised under the age of 14 at all time by a parent in the pool.

    Do I need to pay for using the Club Vitae Leisure Centre?

    The use of the leisure facilities is complimentary to all guests staying in the hotel. The leisure centre offers a pool, sauna, steam rooms, Jacuzzi and fully equipped gym.

    How deep is the Pool in Club Vitae Leisure Centre?

    The pool depth is 1.2 meters.

    Is there a spa in the hotel?

    Yes, the Body & Soul Therapy rooms are located on the first floor of the hotel. They offer a variety of complementary holistic treatments and also a range of beauty treatments tailored to suit your needs.

    What are the opening times from the spa area?

    The opening times are Tuesday to Saturday from 10am – 6pm. Should you require a Sunday appointment, advance booking is required with a minimum of four people. You can contact the spa team directly on +353 (0)57 869 5933.

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