Temple Gate Hotel

Address: The Square, Ennis, County Clare, Ireland | 3 star hotel
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This 3 star hotel, located on The Square, Ennis, is near Ennis Friary, The Clare Museum, de Valera Library and Museum, and Woodstock Golf Club.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsTemple Gate Hotel Ennis

    Reviewed by terry.graue.9

    Comfortable and charming yet modern

    Reviewed Jul 17, 2013
    by (9 reviews) Los Angeles , United States Flag of United States

    Felt modern yet old at the same time. Comfortable lobby that opens to the courtyard and easy walk to town. Dining room and bar has warm and welcoming atmosphere. Lots of wood, arched ceiling in the bar.

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    Historical Traveler Reviews Temple Gate Hotel Ennis

    The location could not have been better!


    This hotel is right at the end of O'Connell Street near the Daniel O'Connell Monument. There is limited hotel parking. The rooms were what you would expect to find in a *** American hotel. The breakfast which came with the room was good and well presented. The main department store in town is right next door, and there is a traditional music pub just around the corner with super jam sessions. The staff was generally helpful. This is a pretty good choice if you want to be right in town for your stay.

    Superb Location- Very Clean


    This hotel is located just off the main street of Ennis, tucked away from noise but a few steps away from Ennis downtown. Very good food, some of the best I had during my week in Ireland. There was no gym (as with many hotels in Ireland). Excellent entertainment (Gypsy Jazz) during the weekends in their Pub. Extremely clean place. Brogan's pub -with excellent Irish "trad" music is less than a block away. The "Great Room" business center, banquet room is very impressive, I can see how it would be very cool for a wedding or other formal event.



    We recently had the pleasure of staying at the Temple Gate Hotel for a friends wedding. From the minute we arrived we were so looked after by the staff. Our bedroom was overlooking a courtyard area which is really pretty. The wedding was in the Great Hall and I must say that it is the most fabulous venue I have ever been in for a wedding. It is a Church style room. I would really recommend this hotel if you are getting married.- have your wedding reception there.

    Very Central with Outstanding Food


    We really enjoyed our stay, but we were not there long enough. Ennis is a great twon, and the hotel is perfectly located only less than 2 minutes walk to the centre. Yet it is really relaxing and you don't feel that you are in a town centre. We ate on one night in the restaurant and the food was lovely. We look forward to returning.

    Short Relaxing Break


    We had a great weekend, the hotel is ideal for a short relaxing break and the food is wonderful. I would highly recommend this hotel.

    Great Hotel in a per


    I recently stayed here and I must say it was fantastic. The location in the town centre of Ennis, close to shops, pubs and restaurants was perfect but yet it is hidden away so it was also peaceful. We dined in both the Pub and the restaurant and the food was lovely. I must mention the staff. Each and everyone of them were so friendly and could not do enough for us. I would definitely reommend it and I look forward to returning.

    Just average


    Ennis is a nice little city but this hotel is just average. It was clean and had a great location right in the city center, but there was nothing special about it. It was very difficult to find!

    Good Hotel, yellow water,same as the rest of western Ireland


    Great central location to explore the west, room were clean and staff was nice, Stayed September 19-24.Water was yellow tinged there and most other places on the west coast,locals said high iron content in the water(?),tasted fine to me and my wife.

    Horrible Place


    Hotel was absolutely horrible. The water was yellowish/brown and when my daughter accidentally drank it and got very ill, the hotel refused to provide clean drinking water. We were told we had to buy it ourselves. She was sick for over 24 hours and they never even called up to the room to see if she was alright, even after I explained that she was sick from their water! When I asked if there was a problem with the water, one staff member actually said I should boil it before I drink it!! Would never stay in this hotel again. Stay away from it!

    Would definitely recommend this!


    This hotel was great for us as it combined great value for money, excellent location near shops, pubs and restaurants and was a very well kept.

    Plenty of parking and ideal as a base for touring the west coast

    TripAdvisor Reviews Temple Gate Hotel Ennis

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent

    Travel Blogs from Ennis

    Surfin' & Galway

    A travel blog entry by heidif on Jul 19, 2014

    1 comment, 52 photos

    ... to call out to me to turn around! turn around! Regardless, the kids both had a great time and despite being exhausted after 2 hours wanted to go again ! They saw more jellyfish in the water. Apparently, the brown ones are stinging but the round purple ones you can pick up and toss like a ball, which Derek did while they were out there. Daniel also had the chance to kick a common weever fish while out there... payback! After bringing the board back up and changing back ...

    North to Clare County

    A travel blog entry by heidif on Jul 17, 2014

    1 comment, 47 photos

    ... to the Burren National Park. We find little narrow, no shoulder "roads". We drive through beautiful landscape until we find a resting point at the Caherconnell Stone Fort. Here we look around outside and poke around in the shop before heading up the road a bit to our major destination.

    Situated on the high Burren limestone plateau, Poulnabrone Dolmen is one of Ireland’s most iconic archaeological monuments and is the second most ...

    Do you smell that??? Day 2 - Shamrocker

    A travel blog entry by younge.zytynsky on May 13, 2014

    16 photos

    ... excellent. Nick and I didn't stay too late, it was packed and we were tired so we headed back to the room. Found a lovely surprise there too....

    Our room door was WIDE open. I think one of our roomies forgot to securely close it when they left. Luckily nothing was missing. We were gone for hours and hours. I am feeling incredibly lucky.

    We woke at 7 the next morning to make it onto our bus for 9. Nick cooked us some pork sausage and ...

    Ireland - Day 6

    A travel blog entry by katnuttravel on Oct 17, 2013

    11 photos

    ... tale. Had lunch at a very old local pub/restaurant -- smoked salmon open-face sandwich with the ubiquitous chips and a glass of Guinness. Getting a taste for it!! People watching was great -- I saw an old Irish woman who you might think was the quintessential washerwoman or maybe a witch -- was dying to take her picture but didn't want to be rude. Her face actually looked quite masculine with a few long hairs springing from ...

    Sheriff of Buttingham

    A travel blog entry by ashpiccirillo on May 13, 2013

    1 comment, 4 photos

    ... br>
    9:30am Morning stop was at a place were hundreds of years ago about 15 people saw an apparition of angels, saints, Mary and a Lamb. Which is awesome. It is amazing when God chooses to reveal himself to some in this way. But He doesn't live at that exact spot. Going there doesn't make you holy or 'good'. It was pretty much just a Catholic shrine. I felt a bit uncomfortable. So I just thanked God for who and what He is to me...

    The funny part ...

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