Families at Powerscourt Hotel

In response to the current global health concerns related to Covid-19 and based on the latest Irish Government directive, Powerscourt Hotel is temporarily closed. This is a precautionary measure to protect the health and well-being of our hotel team, our guests, and the wider community. For further information on our Covid-19 policy, please click here.

Bring the whole family together at Powerscourt Hotel. Powerscourt Estate is located in Co. Wicklow, just a 30 minute drive from Dublin, and has over 1,000 acres of greenery and woodland, ideal to escape the ordinary and relax with the family.

Spacious Living & Interconnecting Rooms

Interconnecting Rooms are the perfect solution for a family break at Powerscourt Hotel. Our spacious interconnecting rooms are comprised of a Suite and a Deluxe Room and provide you with plentiful space to enjoy your family break away. The maximum capacity that can be accommodated in our interconnecting room is two adults and up to five children.

To provide a truly blissful family escape, we are offering 30% rate reduction on your children's room when you book interconnecting rooms. Please contact the hotel directly on reservations@powerscourthotel.com to avail of this offer.

Family Entertainment

At Powerscourt Hotel we want to make your family stay as memorable as possible, and have included plenty of services, amenities and special touches to keep your little ones entertained. These include:

  • Colouring Books

We welcome every family with custom designed colouring books at check-in, as well as colouring crayons.

  • Swimming Pool

Located on level 1, the 20m Swarovski crystal-lit pool is available for children at special times: 9.00am - 12.00am and from 3.00pm -6.00pm daily. Please note children under 16 years must be accompanied by an adult, and maximum capacities apply.

  • Children’s Playground

Our outdoor areas are ideal for a family outing, with a playground on site, including a swing, a slide, a children’s climbing pyramid, and picnic tables. Please note children must be accompanied by a parent at all times, and maximum capacities apply.

  • Giant Chess

The Giant Chess on the hotel’s lawn is a great way of keeping the whole family active and amused whilst enjoying the great views of the Sugar Loaf Mountain. Please note children must be accompanied by a parent at all times, and maximum capacities apply.

  • Complimentary Bicycles

At Powerscourt Hotel we offer guests a complimentary rental of bicycles along with a map of the Estate so you can discover all there is to explore on wheels. The bicycles can be rented at the Concierge Desk or by dialling 8510 from your room. Please note children must be accompanied by a parent, and the bicycle rental is subject to availability.

  • Local Attractions

During your stay at Powerscourt Hotel you will also have the opportunity to explore the local area and attractions that will delight the whole family. 

Powerscourt House & Gardens – visit the Italian and Japanese gardens, just a 5 minute walk from the hotel.

River Walk – discover this beautiful trail by foot or bicycle.

Powerscourt Waterfall – the tallest in Ireland, only a 10 minute drive from the hotel. 

Glendalough – a scenic outing featuring lakes and an ancient cemetery.

Wicklow Gaol – a former prison with a lot of historic significance.

The Sugar Loaf Mountain – a great family hike with splendid views from the top.

Sea Life Bray – with hundreds of species, and interactive zones for the little ones.

Glenroe Pet Farm – including a variety of animals and a petting zoo.

Clara Lara Fun Park – a fun packed park with aqua shuttle, go-karts, rowing boats and much more.