Families at Powerscourt Hotel

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Bring the whole family together at Powerscourt Hotel. Whether you enjoy long walks, discovering lakes and exciting sites, or prefer to keep the family active and entertained in the great outdoors, Powerscourt has plenty of activities to offer.

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 Luxury & Interconnecting Rooms

Our spacious Family Rooms are the perfect solution for a family break at Powerscourt Hotel. With a choice of Double, Twin, Triple Rooms or Family Suites you and your family can enjoy comfortable bedding and the luxury of ample space for everyone during your stay. Our 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.

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 and crayons at check-in.

  • Swimming Pool

Located on level 1, the 20 metre Swarovski crystal-lit pool is available for children at dedicated 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. Please note pre-booking is required for swimming slots.

  • 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 complimentary use of hotel bicycles along with a map of the Estate so you can discover all The Estate has offer on two wheels. Please note children must be accompanied by a parent, and the bicycle usage is subject to availability.

  • Falconry
Guests of Powerscourt Hotel Resort & Spa can enjoy a pre-booked falconry experience within the grounds of the hotel during their stay. Offering you a unique and memorable experience in the noble and ancient art of falconry, with a selection of birds of prey, all of which are captive bred, both in Ireland and abroad.

  • 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 five minute walk from the hotel.

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

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

Glendalough – a scenic outing featuring lakes and a Monastic City.

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.


Frequently Asked Questions

Powerscourt Hotel has a variety of special offers for a family break. Choose from our range of family rooms and suites, including interconnecting rooms, and enjoy a comfortable family break. Our Family Fun at Powerscourt package includes an overnight stay with full Irish breakfast the following morning, tickets for two adults and two children to Powerscourt Waterfall, Ireland‘s highest waterfall and a freshly prepared picnic basket. Book it here.

All hotel guests have access to the 20 metre Swarovski crystal lit swimming pool, with dedicated children’s swim times. Our hotel gardens include a children’s play area with giant chess, swings and slides for families to enjoy the outdoors and the magnificent view of theSugar Loaf Mountain.
Powerscourt Hotel offers complimentary bicycles to hotel guests giving them the opportunity to explore the 1,000 acre Powerscourt Estate, including the River Walk. The Cool Planet Experience, just a five minute walk from the hotel, is an interactive centre for families to discover the impact of humans on the planet and how to reduce their carbon footprint. Powerscourt House & Gardens haven been ranked number 3 by the National Geographic, and are a great family activity – exploring the Italian and Japanese gardens is set to provide great photo moments. Powerscourt Waterfall is the tallest in Ireland, and only a 10 minute drive from Powerscourt Hotel.

Powerscourt Hotel is located in Powerscourt Estate, in Enniskerry, County Wicklow, just 30 minutes from Dublin.

Powerscourt Hotel offers complimentary car parking to all guests, along with electric car charging points.

While staying at Powerscourt Hotel you and your family can enjoy delicious dining in SIKA Restaurant, McGill’s Pubor the Sugar Loaf Lounge. There are children’s menus available, and our team will also be able to accommodate special dietary requirements. Should you have any queries regarding special menus please do not hesitate to contact our team on reservations@powerscourthotel.com.

All our guestrooms can accommodate two adults and a baby cot (subject to availability, must be requested in advance). We have choice of rooms available for families from our Deluxe Family Rooms, which can accommodate two adults and two children under the age of 12 years, and our Superior Triple rooms, which can accommodate up to three adults. We also have the option of our Classic Family Suites, with two double beds. It is also possible to book interconnecting rooms for your family break, which can be done by contacting our Reservations Team on reservations@powerscourthotel.com

Our 20 metre Swarovski crystal-lit swimming pool can be used by adults and children. Children under 16 years old must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Please click here to view the dedicated children’s swim times.