Glenroyal Hotel & Leisure Club sits in the heart of Maynooth, Kildare. Our 4 Star Hotel is the perfect location for families wanting to explore the history of Ireland and find all the hidden gems in Ireland. We are one of the few hotels on M4 that is within driving distance of the most exciting theme parks in Ireland. While staying at Glenroyal Hotel & Leisure Club, why not go to Tayto Park and meet Mr.Tayto himself.
Tayto Park is home to Cu Chulainn, Europe’s largest wooden rollercoaster and Ireland’s first rollercoaster with an inversion! Named after one of the great eternal warriors of Irish history, this thrilling ride is 32.5 meters at its highest point and has heart stopping drops of 29 meters. Definitely not for the faint hearted!
Within the park, there are many attractions to entertain children of all ages. Travel back in time with Tayto Park’s amazing display of animatronic ice age animals, such as their resident Cave Bear, Mammoth, Sabretooth Tiger and many more! This fantastic experience is sure to excite children of all ages.
Tayto Park also offers an amazing zoo on their grounds, featuring the largest of big cats, the Amur Tiger and a growing primate collection featuring Squirrel Monkeys and Red Bellied Tamarins. Don’t forget to visit the meerkats at their enclosure, they’re always a firm favourite with families.
Glenroyal Hotel residents that book our Tayto Park Special Offer can enjoy our complimentary shuttle bus to and from Tayto Park. If you are driving from Tayto Park to the Glenroyal Hotel, take R155, R147 and R157 to Dunboyne Rd, continue on Dunboyne Rd to Maynooth, turn left onto Straffan Rd/R406 and you will have reached our hotel.Get Directions