Temple Gate Hotel
Temple Gate Hotel overview
The 4-star Temple Gate Hotel offers a charming, family-run property in the heart of Ennis, County Clare. Ennis boasts a variety of pubs filled with live entertainment most evenings and a stay at the Temple Gate ensures that all guests will be fully immersed in the traditions and culture of the Emerald Isle.
With well-appointed rooms and good dining choices at the Legends Restaurant and Preacher’s Pub, this property makes for a great stop to take in the sights of County Clare and is excellent value.
Whilst there are no household names directly in Ennis, staying at the Temple Gate Hotel will put you within a 45-minute drive of both Lahinch Golf Club and Doonbeg Golf Links which are some of South West Ireland’s flagship golf courses. For something different, the parkland layout at Dromoland Castle Golf Club is situated just 15 minutes south of the hotel.
Rooms range from Classic, Executive, and Junior Suites with all the amenities you would expect of a good 4-star property. The 70 suites at The Temple Gate Hotel Ennis have been well-decorated and include a full range of modern facilities for convenience and comfort as well as polished private bathrooms.
Restaurant & Bars
Different dining options await guests at the Temple Gate Hotel such as the award-winning Legends Restaurant, the relaxed atmosphere of Preachers Pub which has been awarded ‘Best Place to Eat in Clare’ and The Library, which offers pleasant afternoon tea and cakes. Legends Restaurant has received an AA Rosette, recognizing fine cuisine and service, each year since the hotel opened its doors in 1996.
The Temple Gate Hotel is situated in the town of Ennis in County Clare, 20 minutes north of Shannon Airport. For alternative international access, Dublin Airport is 2 hours 30 minutes away by car. For South West Ireland tours, staying in Ennis can often be a good way to finish a tour as you are just a short distance from Shannon Airport for the return journey.
Golf courses near to Temple Gate Hotel
at Ballybunion Golf Club
The Cashen Course is the modern neighbor to the Old Course having opened in 1984. A shorter but arguably sterner challenge than the Old, it is a very natural links that will keep you thinking.
Lahinch Old Course
at Lahinch Golf Club
The Old Course at Lahinch is considered one of the finest natural links courses in the world and consistently ranked in the top 5 in Ireland. Easily accessible from Shannon airport.
at Trump Doonbeg International Golf Links & Hotel
The Greg Norman (then Martin Hawtree) designed Doonbeg Golf Links is a modern classic that only opened in 2002, and is consistently ranked amongst Ireland’s top 10 best courses.