County Clare, Galway, and the Aran Islands Hotels



Temple Gate Hotel

At a Glance


  • more character than most modern hotels
  • good town center location


  • can get very busy with local functions at weekends
  • standard rooms a bit small
  • worth upgrading to executive if you need space

Temple Gate Hotel Review

Before its conversion, this lodging was a Gothic-style convent, and remnants of its previous existence (including the chapel, which is now a banquet hall) give character to this bright, modern hotel in the town center. Coordinated drapes and bedspreads in warm, earthy colors decorate the compact, well-equipped rooms, which have unusual views of pretty corners of Ennis's historic center. Preachers Pub is popular with locals, while the guest lounge is a country-house-style library. The entrance is via a cobblestone courtyard adorned with Victorian street lamps.

    Hotel Details

  • 70 rooms.
  • Rate includes breakfast.
  • Credit cards accepted.
Updated: 02-22-2013

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