Family-friendly hotels around Ireland
Quality Hotels Ireland
Quality Hotels Ireland is a long-established family-friendly hotel group, with accommodation types to suit all families, as well as activities and entertainment for all. Located in some of Ireland’s favourite holiday destinations – Clonakilty, Killarney and Youghal – they have thought of everything to keep kids happy, including kids’ and teens’ clubs tailored to suit all age groups. This means parents can relax and enjoy their holiday from the moment they arrive. There are also accommodation options to suit everyone – from doubles and twins to family suites, apartments and self-catering holiday homes, all with full use of hotel facilities and services. The key to the popu¬larity of Quality Hotels Ireland is the large range of children’s activi¬ties and entertainment on offer and the value offered with special children’s programmes. Details and family packages are available on the group website: www.qualityhotelsireland.com.
Carlton Hotel, Galway
This popular family-friendly hotel is close to Galway City and offers free parking and a regular bus route to the city. Accommodation comes in a choice of interconnecting rooms and one- or two-bedroom suites with an adjoining living and dining area with kitchenette. The Friendly Fellows Kids Club offers fun-filled supervised activities for children from three to 15 years during mid-term and holidays, where children can make new friends and enjoy the fun on offer. Rueben’s Restaurant serves dinner daily, while Bar Solo is perfect for a light snack, lunch or a substantial evening meal with live music on selected nights. Active Leisure & Fitness offers a wide range of activities for families, a 20-metre indoor pool and kids pool, sauna, steam room, jacuzzi, extensive gym facility and cafe serving light refreshments. And, of course, Galway itself has loads to offer, including beaches, scenic walks as well as playgrounds and a choice of shopping centres and historic places to visit. See www.carlton.ie/galwaycity or t: 091 381 200.
Dingle Skellig Hotel & Peninsula Spa
The Dingle Skellig Hotel is the ideal base for family breaks, with all types of family treats on offer, including Fungi Kids Club, Skellig Crèche, Klub Room, Skellig Leisure Club and The Peninsula Spa for mums and dads. The magnificent destination of dingle offers Fungi the Dolphin Boat Trips, Dingle Aquarium, Dingle World of Leisure, sandy beaches, horse riding, water activities and so much more. At the Dingle Skellig Hotel, young guests are very important. There are a number of facilities that cater specifically for their needs:
Fungi Kids Club: The Fungi Kids Club caters for children over the age of four and provides a range of entertainment options and activities where the children are entertained in a safe and supervised environ¬ment offering pool games, arts & crafts, quizzes, a bouncing castle and much more.
Skellig Crèche: The Skellig Crèche and its experienced staff cater for children from infancy to four years and provide a friendly and safe environment for its youngest guests.