Temple Gate Hotel
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The Square, Ennis, Clare, Republic of Ireland
Mr Paul Madden
Temple Gate is a charming, family-owned hotel located in the heart of Ennis Town. Built on the site of a 19th-century convent, it offers unique historical beauty and excellent service.
The Temple Gate Hotel offers a warm welcome to anyone visiting Ennis, County Clare. The hotel, which is located in the town centre, sits on the site of a 19th-century convent with a fascinating history. Today it serves as a great base for exploring the cobblestone streets of Ennis and the Wild Atlantic Way along the west coast of Ireland.
The 70 ensuite bedrooms are decorated to create a comfortable atmosphere for guests, who can choose from classic, deluxe and executive rooms, with family options also available. All include direct dial telephone, Wi-Fi access, hairdryer, and tea- and coffee-making facilities. For added space and luxury, guests can also upgrade to a junior suite.
A stay at Temple Gate would be incomplete without some time spent at Legends Restaurant, which has been recognised with the prestigious AA Rosette. The restaurant serves daily early bird and À la carte menus in addition to a Sunday lunch. For a friendly drink or quick snack, residents can also visit Preachers Pub, a traditional space that was named ‘Best Place to Eat in Clare’ at the Clare Business Excellence Awards in 2010.
With its good food and elegant setting, Temple Gate Hotel is a wonderful venue for special events ranging from corporate meetings to intimate weddings to family gatherings. There are multi-purpose rooms that come with equipment as well as the Great Hall, a wonderful space for conferences, dinner dances, trade shows, weddings and more.
Ennis Town is the perfect destination for travellers wishing to experience all the wonders of County Clare, such as the Cliffs of Moher, Wild Atlantic Way, the Burren National Park, Aillwee Caves, Bunratty Castle and Folk Park, all of which are within easy reach of the town. Visitors can also choose from a range of activities, including golfing, horse-riding, walking and cycling.