Ireland's Ancient East
Midlands Park Hotel
Stay with us here at the 4-star Midlands Park Hotel and uncover some of Ireland’s Ancient East. Located in the heart of the Midlands in the centre of Portlaoise town, we are the ideal base to experience an Ireland from another lifetime. Discover historical treasures, the gorgeous gardens of this scenic region or travel back in time at an ancient monastic site including stunning castles and historic fortress ruins. There is something for everyone and the journey of a lifetime awaits in Irelands Ancient East. Below you can view the Irelands Ancient East map and we have also compiled a list of some of the most popular Ancient East attractions, all under an hours drive, for you to experience during your stay here with us at the 4-star Midlands Park Hotel.
4 star Luxury Accommodation
After a busy day exploring some of Irelands Ancient East, relax and unwind in our luxurious accommodation. Each of our rooms are complete with fresh white linen sheets and large fluffy pillows to ensure you will have a restful nights sleep. In addition to this our rooms feature Tea/Coffee making facilities, Complimentary WiFi Access, direct dial telephone and multi-channel TV. Relax in your own private space in comfortable surroundings in our exquisite rooms.
Start the day right with a full Irish or continental breakfast served in our Triog Restaurant which serves a range of hot breakfast items, pastries, croissants, yoghurt, fresh fruit salad, fresh selection of juices, porridge cereals, tea and coffee. For a delicious evening meal, dine in the contemporary surrounds of the award-winning Kelly’s Steakhouse. There is something for everyone from Ranch Burgers, Fajitas, Fillet Steak and lots more. Alternatively dine in the sophisticated Charter Bar & Eatery, a 3 Tier Bar decorated with rich colours, cosy seating, mood lighting all combining to create a relaxing dining atmosphere for all. Choose from a varied menu which includes a range of steaks, burgers, pasta dishes, roasts, pizzas and much more.
Ireland's Ancient East Attractions
Near Midlands Park Hotel
The Rock of Dunamase
The Rock of Dunamase is situated in Dunamase, located only 11 minutes from our Midlands Park HotelRead More
Emo Court and Gardens
A neo-classical mansion which features magnificent gardens located approx. 15 minutes from us here at the Midlands Park HotelRead More
Timahoe Round Tower
An extraordinary carved doorway makes this the most elegant round tower in Ireland, Located just 15-minutes from Midlands Park HotelRead More
Irish National Stud and Japanese Gardens
Stallion breeding farm with beautiful Japanese and rugged Irish style gardens, accompanying a unique museum, located just 30 mins from our hotelRead More
Birr Castle Gardens and Science Centre is famed for the beauty of its unusual landscapes and is located only 50 minutes from our hotelRead More