The Clayton Hotel in Co. Sligo has opened Ireland's first hotel room catering to autistic children and those with other sensory issues.
As reported by breakingnews.ie, the room is located in the venue's Kids Club area and is designed to allow occupants to enjoy an assortment of sensory experiences. Its features include a collection of different smells to provide a variety of olfactory sensations, a colourful aesthetic to stimulate sight along with an assortment of moving lights, lava lamps and paintings, an array of fabrics, soft toys, sensory boards and a ball room to cater to touch and soothing music that is played at all times.
Commenting on the opening of the room, venue sales and marketing manager, Orla Seery, asserted: "We are thrilled to be the first hotel in Ireland with a sensory room. We feel it is important to offer facilities to cater for all our guests and ensure they have the most comfortable and enjoyable stay."