Discounted Entry For Guests

Present your Maldron Hotel Portlaoise key card to avail of fantastic discounts at these top attractions. See our hotel information booklet for more information.

Roll 'n Bowl

A very short drive from Maldron Hotel Portlaoise, Roll ‘n Bowl is the number 1 location for all your entertainment needs. Whether it’s fun with your friends or relaxing with your children, they cater for everyone needs in our two-tiered warm and friendly complex. Choose the soft play area, bowling, laser quest, crazy golf or the roller disco, the choice is yours. Discounted rate of €20 per lane offered for bowling (normal price €30) and €5 per child for the soft play area (normal price €7). Booking is advised by calling + 353 57 867 0005.

Dunamaise Arts Centre

Dunamaise Arts Centre in Portlaoise town brings the best in theatre, film, music, dance and visual arts to the heart of Ireland and is cultural and community hub for Laois. 10% discount for guests. Phone +353 87 866 3355 for more information.

Odeon Cinema Portlaoise

Situated on Church Street, this is a state-of-the-art cinema for blockbusters in 2-D or 3-D format, offering a range of family and student deals. Discounted Odeon Portlaoise cinema tickets: Single ticket €8. Phone +353 57 8662626 to book.

Enjoy our movie meal deal which includes a 2-course meal from our set menu and a ticket to Odeon cinema for €22.95 pp.

Supershot Paintball

Only 12km from the hotel, the facilities in Supershot are second to none with state of the art equipment, male and female dressing rooms, a kitchen for meals and fully-trained marshals to ensure you are safe and have a great time. Paintball is normally €30 pp, but we are offering a discounted rate of €25 pp for guests (over 13’s only). Splatball is normally €25 pp, but is discounted to €20pp for our guests (9-12-year-olds). Phone +353 86 377 7499 for more information or to book. Please note that a minimum number of 8 apply.

Barrowline Cruisers & Barrow Way Bike Hire

Located 18 km from the hotel, explore the beautiful hidden gems of the Midlands at a leisurely pace on a quality hybrid, mountain or electric bike. Follow the ancient towpath along the stunning Grand Canal and River Barrow or choose from one of the lovely routes mapped out, including a 14km route where you can pop into a traditional thatch pub along the way. Bikes come with helmet, lock, pump and puncture repair kit. You may even want to combine your adventure with a trip on a cosy traditional-style barge on the ancient waterways, offered by the other award-winning family business, Barrowline Cruisers.  20% discount for all our guests. Open all year round. Phone +353 57 8626060 for more information or to book your place.

Donaghmore Workhouse Musuem

A unique place in County Laois which aims to tell the story of the families who lived and died within the famine workhouse walls before, during and after the Great Famine. As a result of the Great Famine era of 1845-1849 about 1,200 people, or 10% of the population of the area, were forced to seek refuge here. The museum uses guided and self-guided tours, combined with various exhibits, to explain the socio-economic conditions which led to the establishment of this and other workhouses. On visiting Donaghmore Workhouse Museum you will see the authentically restored original dormitories, a kitchen and a waiting hall. Open all year round, Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm as well as Weekends and Public Holidays from 2pm to 5pm. Adults €5/ Family €10/ Student/Senior €3. 20% Discount off rates for our guests. Phone + 353 86 8296685 for more information or to buy your tickets.

Stradbally Lake Fishing

Visit the lake and enjoy Trout Fishing from 1-3kg over 3 hours. Guests in the hotel can enjoy a discounted rate of €10 per adult (normal price €15) and kids €7.50 (normal price €10). Rods are available to hire on arrival at €5pp. Phone +353 87 9488483 for more information or to book.

Kilvahan Horsedrawn Caravans

Award-winning horse-drawn carriage trips give you the opportunity to step outside the hustle and bustle of everyday life.  Take a break from the real world and find yourself in the beauty of the Irish Midlands. Hire a carriage or horse-drawn caravan for just a couple of hours or full day. Maldron Hotel Portlaoise guests receive 15% discount. Please call Kilvahan Horsedrawn Caravans on +353 57 87 35178 for reservations and avail of your discount.


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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 3.00 pm.

    What time is check-out?

    Check-out time is at 12 noon. Late departures are available until 4.00 pm upon request for an additional charge.

    How late can I check into the Hotel?

    Guest must check-in before 11.00pm. Please phone ahead if you will arrive at the hotel later than 11.00pm.

    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 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 7.00am – 10.00am

    Weekends & Bank Holidays from 8.00am – 11.00am

    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 8.00am to 11.00am, Lunch from 12.30pm to 3.00pm and an Early Bird / A La Carte menu from 5.30pm to 8.00 pm on Sundays.

  • Booking

    Can I cancel my booking?

    Yes, Maldron Hotel Portlaoise offers free cancellation up to 2.00pm 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.

    Can I claim back on the Stay and Spend Tax Credit Scheme?

    Our hotel is registered for the Stay and Spend Tax Credit Scheme. If you stay with us between 1st October 2020 and 30th April 2021 you can claim up to €125 under this scheme, please see for details.

  • Facilities

    Does the hotel offer family facilities?

    Yes. We have a kids’ pool and family bedrooms. Also, our Family activities are available during school holidays.

    Do you offer family activities?

    Yes, our Family activities are available during school holidays from 6.30pm to 8.00pm each evening.

    What are the opening hours of the leisure facilities?

    Monday to Friday: 7.00am – 10.00pm

    Weekend & Bank Holidays: 8.00am – 8.00pm

    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 ALken Beauty Clinic is 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 10.00am – 6.00pm. 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.

    Is the hotel accessible?

    Yes, we are proud to be verified as offering superb levels of accessibility throughout our hotel. Please click the button below for full details or contact us if you would like any additional information.

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Maldron Hotel Portlaoise is currently open to essential travel only in accordance with government guidelines. During this time our leisure centre is closed.


Reasonable evidence confirming the stay is for essential travel must be provided on arrival, otherwise your booking will be cancelled.


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