The most magical time of the year is only two months away so it is time to plan a family getaway to celebrate the festive season with your loved ones.

This year more than ever-before we are all looking forward to Christmas, and planning has begun earlier than ever and it seems we all just want to finally spend some time with family and friends and make wonderful memories together. has found the best deals for your family getaway this Christmas in hotels where the Go Anywhere Gift Card can be redeemed. All the hotels we have included are compliant with the Fáilte Ireland COVID-19 Safety Charter.

Tip: You can also give the gift of new memories and experiences this Christmas by gifting the Go Anywhere Gift Card which can be used on any of these hotels plus hundreds more across Ireland. Buy Here

The ultimate 2020 Christmas gift for family, friends, colleagues and employees to plan a well-earned break away.

Dublin is among the most magical places to visit during the holiday season either if it is a Christmas shopping getaway, or you would like to attend a Christmas concert, see the Temple Bar decoration or the Christmas lights around the city.

The Talbot Hotel Stillorgan are offering a 2 Night Family B&B with FREE children. This is at a very competitive rate of €159 per night for a fFamily Room. This deal includes

Full Irish Breakfast in The Purple Sage Restaurant for all the family
Free Wireless Internet available throughout the hotel
Live Music on Friday & Saturday in Brass Bar
Tea & Coffee facilities in your room
Complimentary onsite car parking
Complimentary Shuttle Bus*
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There are many reasons to visit Kilkenny during Christmas. Festive markets, a Santa train and of course the Yulefest, a Christmas festival offering a wide range of free and affordable seasonal events including a Victorian Carousel, an Ice Skating Rink, Santa’s Grotto, Festive Workshops, Concerts & Theatre and much more.

The 3 Nights Christmas Celebration offered by Newpark Hotel allows you to the let the hotel take care of all the chores this Christmas. Check-in on Dec 23rd or 24th from €1,198 (based on two adults) and your stay will include:

Afternoon Tea. Sit by the fire, while Helen, the resident pianist, will play your favourite Christmas carols, creating the most magical Christmas atmosphere
A festive dinner
After dinner the choice is yours – to relax with the big movie in our movie room or have a couple of drinks in Scott’s Bar

Enjoy a leisurely champagne breakfast on Christmas morning.
Relax in our festive lobby area until our carol singers arrive in the early afternoon. They will remind you of all your favourite Christmas carols while you sip away on a glass of warm mulled wine.
Festive 5-course lunch accompanied by your choice of red or white wine is then served with a visit from Santa bearing gifts for all our little people.
*After lunch relax with a book or unwind whilst watching a big movie in our movie room. A buffet dinner is served in the evening. Finish off your Christmas night with entertainment in Scott’s Bar.

Wake up to a late champagne breakfast. Revitalize and pamper yourself at Escape Health Club Spa and the outdoor infinity pool
In the afternoon, enjoy a buffet lunch.
Dinner is served that evening with music in Scott’s Bar after dinner

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Wexford is just bursting during the Christmas season. The Quay welcomes the ice ring for the Winter on Ice, and Santa’s North Pole Experience.

Enniscorthy is home of Santa Enchanted Castle Experience, and the Riverside Park Hotel offer includes from €143 per night:
• 1 Overnight luxury accommodation
• Full Irish breakfast
• Tickets to Santa’s Enchanted Castle Experience
• Chocolate Treat on Arrival

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The Christmas Market and Santa Express are a must if you are visiting Wicklow these. Festivities.

Glenview Hotel & Leisure 3 Days Christmas Package from €559 per Adult / per stay includes:

Christmas Eve
Arrival Mulled Wine & Mince Pie Reception with Carol Singers.
Candlelit Dinner in Woodland Restaurant with Classical Pianist
Entertainment in Conservatory Bar

Christmas Day
Breakfast in Woodland Restaurant
5-Course Lunch in Woodland Restaurant
Pre Drinks In Malton Lounge
Buffet in Glenview Suite
Entertainment in Conservatory Bar

St. Stephens Day
Breakfast in Woodland Restaurant
Candlelit Dinner in Woodland Restaurant with Classical Pianist

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Top notch Christmas lights, Christmas Markets or the Ferry Wheel on the Grand Parade or make Cork one of the best cities to visit in December.

The Family Break Offer at Hayfield Manor from €896.72 per stay includes
Two nights of luxury family accommodation
Full Irish Breakfast each morning
1 Dinner on one evening in the popular Perrotts Garden Bistro for 2 adults and 2 children under 12 years of age
Babysitters can be arranged so you can enjoy free time

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Waterford is ready for this year’s Winterland, a festival for young & old, packed with seasonal events and activities starting in Mid November: Santa Express, Waterford On Ice, Santa’s Grotto visit, and many workshops for the little ones.

The 4 star Fitzwilton Hotel’s 3 Night Staycation is available for €443 for a family room (2 Adults + 2 Kids) and includes:
3 night stay
Breakfast on Each Morning
2 Course Meal on 2 evening
Wi-Fi internet access
Complimentary parking

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The Galway Continental Christmas Market is expected to make its return to Galway this November with more than 50 wooden chalets located Eyre Square along with the Santa’s Grotto. The Light Up Galway Festival will transform into a winter wonderland.

The Harbour Hotel offers B&B in December from €132 per night/ family room.


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We hope that you feel inspired to travel this Christmas and delve in this magical time of the year, wandering streets in search of the best Christmas lights, buying gifts in one of the many Christmas Markets or taking your children visit Santa while your family stays in some of Ireland’s top hotels. Always remembering to stay safe and adhere to the guidelines.

Get festive and book a family getaway this Christmas, there is a great range of hotels to visit using the Go Anywhere Gift Card.

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Disclaimer: All prices listed are subject to availability and are executed from the hotel’s direct website, as of today 14/10/20. Please remember to book directly via the hotel’s website or phone call for the best rates.