Hotel Near Emerald Park

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Hotel Near Emerald Park

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CityNorth Hotel is the perfect family friendly hotel near Emerald Park (formerly Tayto Park) which is just 20 minutes away!

Escape to Ireland’s only theme park & zoo located in the heart of the nation’s ancient east, Co. Meath

At Emerald Park there is something for the whole family to enjoy, with thrill-seeking attractions, a junior area, playgrounds, showsand entertainment plus a fantastic zoo which is home to over 250 animals!

Take a ride on the wild side; meet some big cats, tigers, leopards, or visit a free-flying birds of prey show. For that adrenaline rush take a spin on the legendary Cú Chulainn Coaster or for those young adventurers why not explore the playgrounds, jump on a train ride, and have rawr-some adventure on Dino Dash. Get ready to have some fun and treasure memories for years to come with the ultimate fun-filled day out at Emerald Park!

CityNorth Hotel and Conference Centre in County Meath, is the perfect family friendly hotel and located only 20 minutes drive from Emerald Park (formerly Tayto Park) located in Ashbourne, County Meath.

Check out our amazing family packages, outdoor playground, kids cinema club (showing films at 6.30 & 9, every school break), beautful local beaches and lots of extra family fun activities.

Emerald Park Opening Hours 2023

  • May:  Sat, Sun & BH Mon; 9.30 am-6 pm 
  • May:  Wed-Fri, 9.30 am-5 pm 
  • June:  Sat, Sun & BH Mon; 9.30 am-6 pm 
  • June: Mon-Fri, 9.30 am-5 pm 
  • July & August:  Everyday 9.30 am-7 pm

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At CityNorth Hotel you'll be spoiled for choice for family days out. Not only are we located 20 minutes from Emerald Park (formerly Tayto Park), we're just 15 minutes from Funtasia Waterpark, and 35 minutes from Dublin Zoo. Check out our amazing family packages.

All of our family packages for Emerald Park (formerly Tayto Park), Dublin Zoo, Flynn Park and Funtasia Park include a family pass* and accommodation in a family or interconnecting room with breakfast. We also run a Kids Cinema Club during term breaks to entertain the kids while you're here!

*Please note our Emerald Park packages include admission and wrist bands. Height restrictions will still apply on certain rides.


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By Car:

We are 25km (20/25 Minutes) drive from Tayto Park (now Elerald Park) via Julianstown & Duleek

By Public Transport:

There is a Bus Éireann bus service from Drogheda Bus station to Emerald Park every hour, this takes approx 45 mins and Leap Card can be used. Adult Single €10.00. Child Single €5.90.(prices correct as of Jan 2023)

To get from the Hotel to Drogheda, there is a Matthews Coaches bus service every hour, this takes approx 25 mins and Leap Card can be used. Adult Single €12.00. Child Single €12.00. (prices correct as of Jan 2023)

3 reasons to stay with us

Space and Comfort 

Free Parking for all Hotel Residents 

State of the Art Meeting Facilities including Hybrid Conferencing 

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