Family Escapes

Escape to the Country with a visit to the Abbey Hotel Roscommon

With all restrictions now lifted many families are now eagerly looking forward to enjoying a well deserved break away. If you’re looking for the perfect family hotel break in Roscommon, in the heart of the Irish Midlands, then a relaxing stay at the 4* Abbey Hotel is the perfect choice for you. 

You and your family will really embrace all that this exceptional property has to offer. The hotel offers an intimate castle style setting with a perfect mix of old world and contemporary design. Enjoy our state-of-the-art gym, our 20 metre heated pool, jacuzzi, our sauna, steam rooms, plunge pool or why not take a stroll in our extensive private grounds. The newly refurbished lobby and lounge areas have plenty of comfortable seating where guests can enjoy a coffee and relax by the cosy log fires. Carvery and Lounge food is served daily.

If you and your family fancy venturing further afield, the entire county is steeped in history and folklore, with many castles, stately homes, mythological tombs, and ring forts to visit.

High Kings, Stately Houses, Subterranean Mine Tours, and a jail in the Town Square reputed to have had the only hangwoman in Ireland - Lady Betty - are just a taste of what lies in store when you visit County Roscommon.

Highlights include boat cruises on the nearby River Shannon, Rathcroghan Visitor Centre, Mote Park Forest Walks and Trials, Loughnenane Park, Arigna Mining Experience, Lough Key Forrest Park, Clonalis House, the ancestral home of the O’Connors of Connacht. Strokestown Park a furnished Georgian Mansion and a must-see attraction, whether for individuals, families, educational groups, or coach tours.

Entertain the little ones with a visit to Glendeer Pet Farm in Athlone, a short 30-minute drive. Embrace the outdoors with Horseriding Stables at Ballagh where you can canter and trek with the friendly staff there to assist you. Bay Outdoor Sports in Athlone for lots of fun outdoor sports and water park action is another option whilst in the area. The Omniplex Cinema is located on the Lanesboro Road, Loughnenane Public Park and Play area is the home of Roscommon Castle in the centre of the town and is ideal for leisurely walks or feeding the friendly ducks.  Older children can do Go Carting in Carrick on – Shannon or Jumping Lanes in Monksland Industrial Estate, Athlone. Our team will be happy to provide any further information needed.

On your return to the Abbey Hotel Roscommon, the enire family can enjoy some quality time in our leisure centre with our 20-meter heated swimming pool and the lovely kid's pool, following this enjoy a game of hide and seek in our extensive private grounds before dinner, the perfect way to finish off your family day. We now have an exciting new Pizza Menu available as well as Afternoon Tea ( prior booking is essential) Why not plan your family Break today and call our team now on 090 6626240 or email 


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