Family Hotel in the Midlands

Maldron Hotel Portlaoise offers you a little bit more on your family break. Regarded as one of the most kid-friendly hotels in Ireland, you and your family can enjoy a great value break in the heart of the country. Only 20 minutes by car our hotel near the Kildare Village will allow you to shop until you drop as well as explore the Irish National Stud.

We will be running a supervised Kids Club throughout selected days during the school holiday break. Please follow us on social media to receive regular updates.


Family Adventure

Holidays is a special time of year, and what better way to spend it than with your loved ones at Maldron Hotel Portlaoise! Our hotel is designed with families in mind, providing the perfect blend of comfort and value for money.
Enjoy delicious carvery daily and a full Irish breakfast every morning in the relaxing atmosphere of our Grain and Grill restaurant and bar. With a variety of discounted local activities.
Book your stay at Maldron Hotel Portlaoise for a holiday filled with family fun and memories that will last a lifetime.

Large Family Rooms

Maldron Hotel Portlaoise offers a number of newly refurbished family rooms that are large, comfortable and spacious enough to accommodate 2 adults and up to 3 children. For families with more than 2 kids, please call the hotel directly on +353 (0)57 8695900. We are happy to discuss a reduced rate for larger families in interconnecting rooms.

Family Hotel in Midlands with Swimming Pool

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, steam 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.


While the kids are occupied, why not kick back and relax at ALken Beauty Clinic. To book a treatment in ALken Beauty Clinic please call +353 (0)57 869 5933 or email

School Holiday Activities and Kids Club


Join us on selected days during school holidays for a supervised kids club where our team of dedicated and experienced staff will lead your children through an exciting lineup of games, crafts, and interactive sessions.

At Maldron Hotel Portlaoise, we understand the importance of ensuring your children are engaged and having a fantastic time. Kids 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.

Whether your little ones are budding athletes, aspiring artists, or simply looking to have a great time, our Kids Club is the perfect place for them. Our dedicated team is committed to providing a safe and nurturing environment, allowing parents to relax and unwind, knowing their children are in good hands. So, why wait? Register your children with our front desk team and let them embark on an adventure. We look forward to creating wonderful memories together!

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Family Fun

We look forward to welcoming you at Maldron Hotel Portlaoise, you will be sure to have your perfect family adventure and an unforgettable vacation! We offer a range of exciting activities that cater to both active families and those looking for a more relaxed break.

For families seeking adventure, our county offers a variety of outdoor attractions such as bike rides, hikes, and canoeing, all of which are easily accessible from the hotel. You can also take a shopping trip to Kildare Village or explore the Irish National Stud and Gardens.

Don’t forget to explore the free-to-visit destinations in Laois during your stay. From the stunning Rock of Dunamase to the picturesque Emo Court House and Gardens, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

If you’re looking for value and entertainment, be sure to check out our specials page, where kids can stay for free or enjoy longer stays with tickets to Roll and Bowl. Our beautiful Grain & Grill restaurant and bar is the perfect place to refuel after a long day of activities, offering a daily carvery and a variety of snack options for brunch or to fill the gap between lunch and dinner.

At Maldron Hotel Portlaoise, we understand that keeping the kids entertained is a top priority for any family vacation. That’s why we offer the Club Vitae Health and Fitness club, which features a 20-meter pool and kids pool, ensuring that your little ones have a blast while you take some time to relax.

Kids-Friendly Restaurant

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 for €12.50.

Family Feast

Enjoy breakfast for 2 adults plus 2 kids for €45 or enjoy a main course plus dessert for 2 adults and 2 kids for €75. Combine both offers for only €110.

Childcare Services

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 ALken Beauty Clinic, you can book an excellent childcare service to ensure your kids are well looked after.

Mind Me is trusted childcare service, ready at your finger tips. All you need to do is click the link below, register and start your search.

All bookings and cancelations must be done directly with Mind Me company via link provided. Services provided are not covered under hotels insurance liability.


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For more information or to book, call us on +353 (0)57 869 5900 or email


8 Reasons to Book

  • Spacious modern bedrooms with 2 doubles & 1 single bed
  • 20-metre pool & kiddies pool
  • Interconnecting rooms for larger families
  • Complimentary car parking
  • Access to our Family Activities during school holidays (movie night)
  • Kids menu
  • Babysitter available on request
  • Central location to all local kids activities

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