Top things to do in Limerick

Maldron Hotel Limerick is located on the Southern Ring Road in Roxboro, just minutes from Limerick city centre and just off major road networks to Dublin, Galway and Cork. There is no shortage of things to do when staying at our superior 3 star Limerick hotel.

Sporting highlights such as European Cup matches, Guinness PRO12, the Great Limerick Run held during the May Bank Holiday Weekend, Limerick Greyhound Stadium, the Famous Pig ‘n’ Porter Tag Rugby Festival, Limerick Horse Racing and the University of Limerick sports Arena, make Limerick a must city to visit for any sporting enthusiast.

Maldron Hotel Limerick is ideally located to access all that the Shannon region has to offer. With direct access to all major road networks, the hotel puts all attractions at easy reach. Visit the Hunt museum in the city centre, the People Park, King Johns Castle and an array of local bars, restaurants and clubs.

Crescent Shopping Centre Limerick

The Crescent Shopping Centre is one of the biggest and most successful shopping centres outside of Dublin. On Limerick’s Dooradoyle Road, the Crescent is just two miles from Limerick city centre and within minutes of the Maldron Hotel Limerick. The Southern Ring Road passes outside the shopping centre and provides access for customers from all surrounding areas including Shannon, Ennis, Tipperary and Cork.

Other facilities include restaurants, a cinema, a McDonalds, banks and over 2000 free car parking spaces both around the centre and in underground car parks. The complex also includes the offices of Limerick county council, and a public library as well as many restaurants and cafes. The centre has a number of main high street stores including Tesco, Penney’s, Shaw’s, Heaton’s, Argos Boots and Diesel. Other stores include the likes of Next, Zara, H&M, HMV, River Island, Monsoon, Jack and Jones, Top Shop, A-Wear, The Body Shop, sports shops ,Specsavers opticians McCabe’s Pharmacy and Falcon Travel.

http://crescentshoppingcentre.ie/

Limerick Race Course

Limerick Racecourse hosts 18 racing fixtures each year during weekends, bank holidays and evening meetings. Just a 10-minute drive from the Maldron Hotel, Limerick racecourse offers the ideal day out for racing enthusiasts as well as family fun, corporate days out and full Stag party and Hen party packages.

General admission tickets can be purchased on the day at the races or in advance. Admission prices vary but please do ask our staff for details.

http://www.limerickraces.ie/

 

Limerick Greyhound Racing 

Limerick Greyhound stadium is the ultimate destination for a night out in Limerick.

Each race night, enjoy 10 fast paced races that take place every 15 minutes. Racing takes place on Friday and Saturdaynights. The stadium opens at 6.45 pm and the first race is at approx. 7.45 pm. Limerick Greyhound stadium is the ideal night out for race lovers, corporate nights out, Hen nights, Stags or a fun night out with friends.

https://www.igb.ie/go-greyhound-racing/our-stadiums/limerick-greyhound-stadium/

Bunratty Castle & Folk Park

Bunratty Castle & Folk Park is a must on your itinerary to Ireland. This is your chance to experience Ireland’s past and explore the famous 15th century Castle and the 19th century Folk Park

Built back in 1425 the castle was restored in 1954 to its former glory and now contains furnishings, tapestries, and art work from the 15th and 16th century which capture the mood of those times.

Enjoy the sights and sounds, tastes and smells of this enchanting place as you stroll around the Folk Park, from street to street, passing the school and the post office, the doctor’s house and an array of shops. Oh and of course the local pub.

https://www.shannonheritage.com/BunrattyCastleAndFolkPark/

King Johns Castle

This famous castle, originally built in the 13th century was reopened in June 2013, following a multi million euro investment. The brand new visitor centre with state of the art interpretive activities and exhibitions profiles each aspect of the Castles history from its humble beginnings. After your tour of the castle you can visit the café while enjoying the castle views and the River Shannon.

The whole experience of the visit to King Johns Castle has been brought into the 21st Century with computer generated animation, 3D models projections and an activity room. The whole family will love this new interactive experience while traveling through time,

The outside courtyard remains as it did in medieval times with sights and sounds bringing you back to the seventeenth century.

https://www.shannonheritage.com/KingJohnsCastle/

Hunt Museum

Located in the heart of Limerick city this museum preserves and showcases the very original items gathered by John and Gertrude Hunt- giving this museum its name ‘The Hunt’ Museum. Limerick local art is also displayed in this museum along with national and international art items. With a rich variety of more than 2,000 collections available to view at the museum this is the perfect activity to see when visiting Limerick.

Tours, lectures, arts and crafts classes, activities and camps for the children are also available at the museum through the year.

http://www.huntmuseum.com

St Mary’s Cathedral

St. Mary’s Cathedral is located in Limerick city centre and it has a beautiful architectural presence that is hard to miss. Known as the oldest building in Limerick it is immersed in history, with a grave yard also on site.
The church is still in use today, with regular masses taking place for the public to attend.

Wild Atlantic Way 

Over 2400km of some of the worlds most breathtaking coastline. Steeped in culture and history this natural coastal touring route will allow you to experience Ireland , its landscape and its people at its best. Miles upon miles of wild open space, walks, stunning views and a warmth and welcome that you will only get from the Irish. Spanning from Donegal to West Cork this drive along Irelands western seaboard is a journey of discovery. Whatever your passion, be it for land or sea, food, flora, fauna, sport or just to relax and enjoy the pubs and the chats with the locals , the warmth and the welcome.

Designed to allow visitors to enjoy all of the highlights of the west of Ireland the wild atlantic way incorporates an abundance of strategically placed discover points

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  • Where is my nearest Maldron Hotel?

    Please visit the Locations page on the Maldron Hotels Group website to see where all of our hotels are located.

  • What is the check in and check out times of the hotel?

    Check in for the hotel is 2.00pm and check out is 12 noon but in the cases of earlier arrival or late departure we try our best to accommodate our guests where possible. For further details or to book early check in/late check out please contact reservations on 061 436100. A charge may apply

  • What are the food serving times?

    Breakfast is served in Stir Restaurant Monday to Friday from 7.00am to 10.00am. Sat / Sun & bank holidays from 8.00am to 11.00am.

    grain & grill serves coffees and pastries from 10.00am daily. Carvery from 12.30pm to 2.30pm and there is a full bar food menu available until 9.30pm

  • What is Club Vitae?

    Club Vitae is the largest leisure centre group in Ireland. It focuses on fitness and wellbeing for each individual person and offers classes, personal training and a range of work out to suite an individual in a relaxed but energetic environment.
    Club Vitae opens Monday to Friday from 7am to 9.45pm, Saturday, Sunday & Bank Holidays from 8am to 8.45pm.
    Childrens opening hours – Mon to Sun 9.00am to 7.00pm

  • Does the hotel have parking?

    Maldron Hotel Limerick has full car parking facilities both outside of the Hotel and also secure underground car-parking all free of charge.

  • What is there to do in Limerick?

    Limerick – A Great Cultural City
    Sporting highlights such as European Cup matches, Guinness PRO14, the Great Limerick Run held during the May Bank Holiday Weekend, Limerick Greyhound Stadium, the Famous Pig ‘n’ Porter Tag Rugby Festival, Limerick Horse Racing and the University of Limerick sports Arena, make Limerick a must city to visit for any sporting enthusiast.
    Maldron Hotel Limerick is ideally located to access all that the Shannon region has to offer. With direct access to all major road networks, the Hotel puts all attractions at easy reach. Visit the Hunt museum in the city centre, the People Park, King Johns Castle and an array of local bars, restaurants and clubs.
    Further afield, and within 20 minutes of the Hotel lies Bunratty Castle and Folk Park. Foynes Flying Boat Museum and Adare Heritage Centre are other options to consider.

  • Can I cancel or amend my booking?

    Maldron Hotel Limerick offers free cancellation up to 2.00pm on the day of arrival for almost all reservations made on maldronhotels.com or maldronhotellimerick.com. Some special offers and key dates may specify a special cancellation policy, these will be clearly outlined in the terms & conditions.

    Reservations booked via on third party websites and online travel agents have their own cancellation policies, please refer to your confirmation email.

  • Does the hotel have WiFi?

    Yes, Maldron Hotel Limerick is pleased to offer complimentary WiFi in all public areas and bedrooms.

  • How can I travel to Limerick city centre?

    Maldron Hotel Limerick is located just outside of limerick city centre. Walking distance ( approx 20 mins )
    Taxi ride approx €8.00. Please discuss your options with reception.

  • What age are children for purpose of hotel packages?

    Children are designated as between 2 and 12 years of age. Children over 12 will be charged as an adult.

  • Will my credit card be charged at time of booking?

    Bookings require a credit card for guarantee only unless otherwise stated. No cash payment is allowed for bookings, we only take payment via credit card with photographic ID. 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. No rooms will be let unless payment is guaranteed.

     

  • Are Corporate Rates Available?

    Yes, corporate rates are available, should you wish to enquire about setting up a preferred agreement, feel free to contact a member of our sales team on 061 436100

  • Does The Hotel Have Meeting Rooms?

    Maldron Hotel Limerick has 12 dedicated meeting rooms catering from 2-50. All meeting rooms are fully equipped with AV, natural daylight, still and sparkling water on the tables, and an on hand meeting specialist to make sure your meeting takes off without a hitch.
    Contact a member of our events team on 061 436100

  • Is the Hotel located near any shopping?

    Crescent Shopping Centre Limerick
    The Crescent Shopping Centre is one of the biggest and most successful shopping centres outside of Dublin. On Limerick’s Dooradoyle Road, the Crescent is just two miles from Limerick city centre and within minutes of the Maldron Hotel Limerick. The Southern Ring Road passes outside the shopping centre and provides access for customers from all surrounding areas including Shannon, Ennis, Tipperary and Cork.
    The existing centre offers 37,000 m2 of retail space. Other facilities include restaurants, a cinema, a McDonalds, banks and over 2000 free car parking spaces both around the centre and in underground car parks. The complex also includes the offices of Limerick county council, and a public library as well as many restaurants and cafes. The centre has a number of main high street stores including Tesco, Penney’s, Shaw’s, Heaton’s, Argos Boots and Diesel. Other stores include the likes of Next, Zara, H&M, HMV, River Island, Monsoon, Jack and Jones, Top Shop, A-Wear, The Body Shop, sports shops ,Specsavers opticians McCabe’s Pharmacy and Falcon Travel.

  • Is the Hotel located near the University of Limerick?

    The Hotel is located approx 10 minute drive from the University and the University concert Hall.

  • How far is Thomond Park from the Hotel?

    Maldron Hotel Limerick is located approx 15 min drive for the home of Munster rugby.

  • What is the Wild Atlantic Way?

    This 2,500km stretch of glorious rugged coast along the west of Ireland is home to soaring mountains, jutting headlands, breath-taking cliff faces and lush green forests. Whether you’re seeking an epic adventure or a remote, tranquil getaway, you’ll find it here, on the world’s longest coastal touring route.”
    This is an amazing and unique way to view Ireland’s amazing coast line and can be walked, driven, bussed or cycled! Whether considering undertaking the full route or just visiting a section this is certainly not to be missed on a visit to Ireland!

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