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A Guide to the Best Family Hotels in Wexford

A Guide to the Best Family Hotels in Wexford

If you’re looking for family hotels in Wexford, the guide below should come in handy.

There’s heaps of family-friendly hotels in Wexford, but some stand out from the pack more than others.

In the guide below, you’ll find a mix of pricey and affordable family hotels in Wexford.

Our favourite family hotels in Wexford

1. Amber Springs

Amber Springs

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It’s all about families having fun when you stay at Amber Springs. It provides a safe environment and many child-friendly amenities to ensure the whole family enjoys the stay. Kids aged 5-12 can join the supervised activities in the Amber Kids Club. Look forward to go-karting, ball games, crafts and treasure hunts while adults relax and enjoy time together. Evening activities include tournaments in the games room and swimming pool, table tennis competitions, talent competitions, discos, movies and more. There’s a petting farm, crazy golf, pirate ship and football pitch as well as an Indoor Playzone. With spacious family rooms, full Irish breakfast and dining credit when you book a special family package, and it all adds up to great value. 

2. Riverside Park Hotel

Riverside Park Hotel

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Just a short drive from Ennisworthy Castle and sandy Curraloe Beach, the luxury Riverside Park Hotel sits on the banks of the picturesque River Slaney. Families get a very special welcome with large bedrooms sleeping up to 5 guests in Superior Rooms with a double and 3 single beds. Dining is a relaxed affair geared to families. There’s a special kid’s menu while adults feast on the a la carte choices at the Alamo Steakhouse, Moorings Restaurant and Prom Bar. Themed breaks for Christmas, Easter and Summer Holidays provide excellent value including activities for youngsters. This 4 star hotel has a gorgeous indoor pool, gym, kids playground and a spa – something for every member of the family!

3. Whitford House

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Whitford House is TripAdvisor’s #1 hotel in Wexford, so it’s worth checking out the family-friendly amenities. Enjoy delicious breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner options in the outstanding restaurant, bistro and carvery. Standard family rooms sleep 4 in a double, single and a roll-away bed along with tea/coffee facilities, flatscreen TV and Wi-fi. Interconnecting rooms and a self-catering cottage for 8 guests are also available. The Leisure Club has an award-winning pool, separate kid’s pool, aquarobics classes, jacuzzi and gym. Kids can run off their energy outdoors in the playground. Wexford attractions include Pirates Cove Adventure Centre, Blackwater Open Farm and the National Heritage Park with archery and hands-on activities.

4. Kelly’s

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Kelly’s Resort Hotel and Spa ensures families have plenty of things to do during their stay while parents enjoy four star pampering and luxury. Situated on the sandy beach at Rosslare, it has spacious family rooms and suites as well as gourmet dining and a SeaSpa. The Pirate’s Club entertains children aged 4-and-up from 9.30am to 9pm with drama, crafts, movies, splash time, stories and music. Younger kids can join the Starfish Club and evening babysitting is also available. Children’s dinner is served at 5pm followed by a disco. Kelly’s Resort believes that happy kids mean happy adults, so you’ll all enjoy a break here.

5. Clayton Whites

Clayton Whites Hotel

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With a kiddies pool, leisure centre and spacious family rooms, Clayton Whites is a great choice for family breaks. Visit the gym and Juice Bar or relax with treatments in the Tranquility Spa. Family packages are available including relaxed family-friendly dining. There are three Blue Flag beaches nearby along with Dunbrody Castle and boat trips to the Saltee Islands. You can even arrange a packed picnic for days out to Johnstown Castle, Blackwater Farm and the Irish National Heritage Park which has many hands-on activities.  

More excellent family friendly hotels in Wexford with a pool

1. The Ferrycarrig

Ferrycarrig Hotel

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The Ferrycarrig Hotel is a family-orientated place to stay in the heart of Wexford. Children aged 4-10 will love the Kid’s Club activities hosted by Giggles the Clown. Family and interconnecting rooms offer peace of mind and there’s a swimming pool, kid’s pool and outdoor playground. You’ll be spoilt for choice with days out to Johnstone Castle, Gravity Extreme Adventures and the Irish National Heritage Park (living history park with archaeological digs, tours and experiences). The Ferrycarrig is a great base for memory-making!

2. Ashdown Park

Ashdown Park Hotel

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Book a family break at Ashdown Park and you can enjoy family rooms sleeping 4-5, larger Family Comfort Rooms or interconnecting rooms for your stay. Kids can watch TV or hire DVDs for hours of entertainment, and board games are available. There’s a gym and pool, a wellness spa and Kid’s Club activities including movie nights so boredom won’t be an issue. Dine at the Rowan, the Ivy Carvery or the Coffee Dock after a busy day at Lia Ora Mini Farm or Ballymoney Beach. 

3. Talbot Hotel

Talbot Hotel

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With family rooms sleeping up to 5 guests, the Talbot Hotel Wexford is a great place for a family break. Kids under 12 stay free including breakfast. Rooms include tea/coffee making facilities, 24 hour room service and plasma screen TV. Some even enjoy sea views! The hotel offers babysitting and there’s an indoor pool. 

Special deals for families often include tickets to nearby attractions including Wells House & Gardens, Irish National Heritage Park, Pirate’s Cove, Secret Valley Open Farm & The Kennedy Homestead. 

4. Treacy’s Hotel

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Rounding off our selection of Wexford family hotels, Treacey’s Enniscorthy offers spacious family rooms and self-catering apartments for an exceptionally comfortable stay. Guests have access to the Kid’s Club, gym, sauna, Waterfront Pool and Leisure Centre. There’s family friendly dining options in the restaurant or order a take-away on room service for the ultimate night in watching Netflix together! There’s even an onsite night club for adults to let their hair down and sandy beaches a short drive away.

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