Glenroyal Hotel & Leisure Club sits in the heart of Maynooth, Kildare. Our Hotel is the perfect location for anybody- be that Race Day attendees or families on a weekend or mid-term break. Glenroyal Hotel will always find a way to make you and your loved ones feel right at home. Our hotel is surrounded by many family attractions, with Dublin Zoo being only a short drive away.
Did you know Dublin Zoo founded in 1830 is one of the oldest Zoos in Europe! No family day out in Dublin would be complete without a visit to Dublin Zoo in the Phoenix Park. A fun filled stimulating day out for all the family! With over 600 animals, you are sure to have an exciting and unforgettable experience. Roam the African Savanna and spot giraffes, rhinos and zebras as you go. Hang out with the gorillas at the new Gorilla Rainforest, then travel through the Kaziranga Forest Trail to see the magnificent herd of Asian elephants. Facilities include shop, restaurants and kiosks.
Dublin Zoo is only a short 25 minute drive from Glenroyal Hotel & Leisure Club.
To drive there from our hotel, head west and turn right towards Straffan Road. At this point, turn left toward Straffan Road, turn left onto Straffan Road, turn left to merge onto M4 towards Dublin. Continue on M4 to Dublin. You will then continue onto Chapelizod Bypass, turn left onto South Circular Road, turn right onto Conynghan Road, take a sharp left onto Chesterfield Avenue and at the roundabout, continue straight to stay on Chesterfield Avenue. Dublin Zoo will be on your right.</P