Family Summer Breaks - It's Never too early to start planning! 

Whether it's Tayto Park, Dublin Zoo or Splashing in the Pool - The Pillo Hotel Ashbourne is the Place to spend your Family Summer Break. 

We know that Summer 2021 will be very different for a lot of families due to the Corona Virus and while we are not sure what restrictions will be in place we are hopefull that we will be able to welcome families to the Pillo Hotel Ashbourne this July and August. 

However we know that it won't be all smooth sailing and once the restrictions are lifted many people will still feel anxiety around travelling. We wanted to take a moment to reassure you that we are doing everything in our power to protect our valued guests and our staff from Covid-19. 

Once we reopen we will be employing even stricter hygiene practices in the hotel. We will continue to follow all government and HSE guidelines and will only reopen when safe to do so and will continue to follow their instruction after we reopen. 

That being said we know the past year has been difficult and having something to look forward to can be so important. So we want to remind all our guests that we have FREE cancellation up to 1pm the day prior to arrival, so you can book your family break without worry. 

Please do bear in mind that we are unable to guarantee that all our facilities will be open during your stay with us. We would ask that you contact the hotel prior to arrival to avoid any disappointment.  

We hope that you all stay safe and look forward to welcoming you back to the Pillo Hotel Ashbourne soon. 

Book Your Risk Free Break HERE

Choosing the perfect hotel for your family break can be stressful, you want to make sure that you choose the best hotel, one that will have entertainment and something to keep all members of the family entertained and lots to do nearby – it can be a difficult task! So why not beat the crowds and book early for 2021? Here at the Pillo Hotel and Spa Ashbourne we’ve worked hard putting together our family packages to make sure there is something for everyone. So if you’re looking for the best family hotel to take a break away in this summer have a look below for all the reasons to choose The Pillo Hotel & Spa Ashbourne. (apart from being voted trip advisors travellers choice award in 2015 & 2016 plus we are in the top ten family hotels in Ireland!) Hotels don't come much more family-friendly than the Pillo Hotel & Spa Ashbourne. 


Summer Activity Plan 

While we usually pride ourselves on our family entertainment - however we just don't know what restrictions will be in place throughout the Summer. We will update this page as soon as we have more information.  

The Hotel

Our facilities at the Pillo Hotel include a swimming pool with kiddies pool, an outdoor playground perfect for burning off some extra energy on those lovely summers days! For the when the sun decides not to make an appearance (it is Ireland after all!) your little ones can spend the afternoon in our playroom.
Our bar and restaurant are family friendly and we offer an extensive kids menu. (We know some of our little guests can be a little particular when it comes to dinner so our team are happy to help, if there’s something that’s not on the menu that your little one would like don’t hesitate to ask your server)
During the summer holidays we run a kids club. It’s two hours long and includes dinner, the price is €10 per child for children over 4. It’s lots of fun, with games and arts and crafts – plus it gives Mam and Dad the perfect opportunity to enjoy a meal together in Time Bar & Restaurant.  
For those summer nights we’ve organised a family entertainment schedule which offers family discos, movie nights, quiz nights and much more! We also know that families come in all shapes and size and so do our rooms and packages, if you can’t see a family package that suits you on our website a member of our reservations team will be happy to help.


The Location of Pillo Hotel Ashbourne (Things for Families to do nearby)

By now I’m sure you’ve heard that we are the closest Hotel to Tayto Park – just 5 minutes by car. But there’s lots to do all within a 30-minute drive of the Hotel. Dublin Zoo, Funtasia Drogheda, Bettystown Beach and some of Meaths heritage sites are all within a 30 minute drive of the Pillo Hotel & Spa. If the sun doesn’t show don’t worry Vue cinema and jump zone are just a 2 minute drive away. We’re just 25 minutes from Dublin City centre by car or if you are getting around by bus take the 103 from directly outside the hotel to O Connell Street.
So if you are looking for family summer breaks which include Dublin Zoo or Tayto Park (ours can be viewed here) we’re the perfect choice .. If we do say so ourselves.

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