Glenroyal Hotel & Leisure Club sits in the heart of Maynooth, Kildare. Our Hotel is the perfect location for families on a weekend or mid-term break as there are lots of attractions nearby. 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, including Tayto Park, Irelands only theme park, a perfect for a day out for all the family!
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.
Other attractions available at the Park include;
A Vortex Tunnel
The Pow Wow Playground
Eagle Sky Adventure
Aerial Trekking Course
The Tayto Factory Tour
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.
At the Glenroyal Hotel, we have a special offer Tayto Park B&B family package with Tayto Park Family entrance tickets included. The package includes full Irish Breakfast each morning, evening meal on one night of your choice, full access to our popular in-house Lenny Lions Kids Club with daily activities for the little ones as well as access to our Leisure Centre including a dedicated childrens pool and gym, sauna and jacuzzi.