Things to do with family in Limerick

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 family attractions at easy reach. See some of many family attractions in Limerick like Curraghchase Forest Park and Thomond Park Museum.

Curraghchase Forest Park

Curraghchase Forest Park is a fantastic amenity for all the family to enjoy. The Park covers 313 hectares of mixed woodlands, parkland and lakes which together provide a rich habitat for a diverse range of animals and plants.

There are a number of looped waymarked trails in the park to suit all visitors. They vary from the multi-access trails suitable for wheelchair users and family walkers to the longer Curragh and Glenisca trails suitable for those looking for more demanding walking and cycling options. Note that gates close automatically at 9.00pm in summer time and 6.30pm winter time. It is recommended that you check gate closure times when visiting the Park.

Basecamp Action Adventure Park

One of the most exciting adventure parks in Ireland! There are action-packed full or half-day, single or multi-activity packages available. Located in the heart of Co. Limerick, the 80-acre outdoor adventure park has been custom-designed to cater for a wide variety of groups. Offering a range of activities including forest 3D archery, adult paintball, teenage paintball, splatball, survival challenges and bushcraft. Set in a 25-acre zone deep in the forest, the movie set paintball missions include the Black Hawk down helicopter mission, a Vietcong village, the famous D-Day and many more high octane missions.

Thomond Park Museum

Thomond Park Stadium has incorporated a spectacular interactive museum that showcases the proud history and heritage of Munster Rugby including an impressive range of memorabilia such as the match ball from the famous victory against the All Blacks in 1978 and the 2006 Heineken Cup trophy.

The Museum also contains fantastic interactive displays and touch screens suitable for all ages with a specially commissioned film titled “We are Munster” that portrays the tradition and history of the club and the unique bond that it shares with its loyal supporters. The stadium tour takes you to places that are only accessible to the players and officials on match days, so from a walk down the tunnel to a seat in the home dressing room, the stadium tour gives you the unique opportunity to experience how the Munster players feel on big match days.

Limerick Milk Market

Here you’ll discover the very best of fresh, natural produce. From great farmhouse cheeses and chutneys, just-caught fish and artisan meats, organic fruit and vegetables, to delicious healthy breads and fresh-pressed juices.

You will also be able to snack on gourmet sandwiches, wraps, pastries, chocolates, delicious crepes, soups and freshly brewed teas and coffees or buy fresh flowers and vibrant plants. But it’s not just the variety and quality of food and horticultural produce on offer that makes the Market so special – it is also about the people and the place. This market hosts a community of remarkable individuals from throughout the province, all of whom care deeply about the offering to their customers.

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  • Location & Parking

    What is there to do in Limerick?

    Sporting highlights such as European Cup matches, Guinness PRO14, the Great Limerick Run held during the May Bank Holiday Weekend. 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, Folk Park and Castletroy. Foynes Flying Boat Museum and Adare Heritage Centre are other options to consider. The hotel is also 20 minutes away from Shannon Airport.

    How can I travel to Limerick city centre from the Hotel?

    Maldron Hotel Limerick is located just outside of Limerick city centre. It takes approximately 20 minutes to get into the city centre. A taxi ride will approximately cost €8 one way. Please ask our reception staff who will be delighted to provide you with more information.

    Does the hotel offer parking?

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

    How far is Thomond Park from the Hotel?

    Maldron Hotel Limerick is located approximately a 15-minute drive from Thomond Park, the home of Munster rugby.

    Is the hotel located near the University of Limerick?

    The hotel is near the University of Limerick and the University Concert Hall, located approximately a 10-minute drive away. The hotel is near the University of Limerick and the University Concert Hall, located approximately a 10-minute drive away.

    Is the hotel located near any shopping centres?

    The hotel is a 7-minute drive away from the Crescent Shopping Centre, one of the biggest and most successful shopping centres outside of Dublin. The centre offers 37,000m2 of retail space including clothing stores, restaurants, a cinema, a public library as well as offices of Limerick county council. Moreover, there are over 2000 free car parking spaces both around the centre and in underground car parks.

    What is the Wild Atlantic Way?

    The Wild Atlantic Way is one of the worlds most breathtaking coastlines along the West of Ireland, stretching along the Atlantic coast from Donegal to West Cork. It is defined as the longest coastal drive in the world and home to soaring mountains, scenic harbours, stunning beaches, historical attractions, majestic cliffs and lush green forests. You can explore the Wild Atlantic Way by car, foot, bike or bus. An adventure you will always remember.

    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.

  • Hotel Services

    What time is check-in?

    Check-in is 2 pm. In the cases of earlier arrival, we try our best to accommodate our guests where possible. Please note that a charge may apply. For further details or to book an early check-in, please contact reservations on +353 (0)61 436 100 or info.limerick@maldronhotels.com.

    What time is check-out?

    Check-out is 12 noon. In the cases of late departure, we try our best to accommodate our guests where possible. Please note that a charge may apply. For further details or to book late check-out, please contact reservations on +353 (0)61 436 100 or info.limerick@maldronhotels.com.

    Does the hotel have meeting rooms?

    Yes, Maldron Hotel Limerick has 12 dedicated meeting rooms catering from 2-50 people. 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 +353 (0)61 436 100 to get more information or to book a meeting room.

    Does the hotel have Wi-Fi?

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

  • Dining

    What is the food serving times?

    Breakfast is served Monday to Friday from 7.00am to 10.00am and Saturday, Sunday & Bank Holidays from 8.00am to 11.00am. Grain & Grill serves coffees and pastries from 10.00am daily. Carvery lunch is served from 12.30pm to 2.00pm and there is a full bar food menu available until 9.30pm.

    Is breakfast included?

    It depends on what package you book with us. We offer both a room only and a bed & breakfast rate on our hotel website. If you book a room only rate you can always add on breakfast on your arrival.

  • Booking

    Can I cancel or amend my booking?

    Maldron Hotel Limerick offers free cancellation up to 2 pm 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. In this case, please refer to your confirmation email.

    Will my credit card be charged at the 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 photo 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. Please note that 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 +353 (0)61 436 100.

    What age are children for the purpose of hotel packages?

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

  • Facilities

    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.

    What are the opening times of Club Vitae?

    Monday to Friday from 7 am to 9.45pm

    Saturday, Sunday & Bank Holidays from 8 am to 8.45pm

    Children’s opening hours: Monday to Sunday from 9 am to 7 pm

    Is the hotel accessible?

    Yes, we are proud to be verified as offering very good 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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