Temple Gate Hotel - Ennis

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Overview

Temple Gate Hotel is situated in the centre of Ennis, and comprises 70 luxurious rooms. The hotel opened its doors in 1996 and was remodeled in 2007. The charming property features free self-parking, a storage room and a safe deposit box.

The venue is located in a business area, close to Cliffs of Moher. This property is very close to Chapel Lane Market and 20 km from Bunratty Castle.

Placed near restaurants, nightclubs and a stadium, the hotel offers a sun terrace, a courtyard and a tennis court for on-site relaxation.

Shannon airport lies 20 km away from Temple Gate Hotel and it takes about 25 minutes by car to get there.

Rooms

The hotel boasts a minibar, flat-screen TV and a cupboard for your convenience in the rooms. The rooms are equipped with en suite bathrooms fitted with a tub, a shower and a hairdryer.

Eat & Drink

This hotel features a buffet breakfast daily. Guests can try creative local dishes in the a la carte restaurant. Visitors can have a drink at the Irish bar, which has complimentary Wi-Fi and live music. A large variety of dishes is served in Milano and Brogan's, which are 5 minutes’ stroll away.

Relax

Cars and bikes rental services are available for guests. The hotel can arrange a variety of activities: horse riding and fishing are included.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Public parking is possible on site for free.

Year renovated:   2007.  Number of rooms:   70.

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Facilities
Wi-Fi
Parking

On-site car park

Luggage storage
24-hour services

Late check-in/ -out

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Cafe

Spa and relaxation

Spa centre

Laundry
TV

Flat-screen TV

Sports & Fitness

  • Water sports
  • Horseback riding
  • Tennis court
  • Golf course
  • Fishing

Services

  • Room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Bicycle rental
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Wake up service
  • Newspaper service
  • Paid porterage

Dining

  • Continental breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Cafe
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby
  • Catering service
  • Packed lunches
  • Special diet menus

Business

  • Business centre
  • Exhibition space
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children

  • Cots
  • Babysitting/Child services

Spa & Leisure

  • Sun terrace
  • Spa centre
  • Library

Room features

  • Central heating
  • Free in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Living room
  • Sitting area
  • Wardrobe
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Hair dryer on request
  • Bathrobe
  • Free toiletries

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor
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Check-infrom 15:00-23:00FREECheck-out07:00-12:00FREE
Children & extra bedsOne child0 - 12 yearsExisting beddingFREEThere are no extra beds provided in a room. 
PetsPets are not allowed.
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Location
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Getting around
Airports
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Reviews
7.8
FabulousBased on  192  reviews
  • 9.6
    Exceptional

    Real cosy family like atmosphere

  • 10.0
    Exceptional

    close to all amenities. friendly. staff were outstanding in all areas of hotel. this makes a good hotel. decor needs a face lift in bedrooms. food lovely.

    loved my stay. as above.

  • 7.4
    Very good

    I found the hotel relatively easy to find, the receptionist when checking in was so friendly and helpful. Overall I found the hotel very comfortable and very quiet.

    There was one locked cabinet in my room but I had no way of opening same. While I booked an executive room I was not of the opinion that this was an executive type room but that was ok.

  • 9.6
    Exceptional

    temple gate is a lovely hotel, not too big but not too small. very clean and well furbished. our room was spacious and very clean.its location if fantastic,right in the centre of ennis.we have rebooked for our next visit already.when i asked for a late check out there was no problem at all.

    our first visit i thought the receptionist was a little distatnt, a young woman. and the cover on our bed was faded but thats all. really it was a veryenjoyable stay

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    This Hotel was ideal due to the location & distance of the main town features & entertainment. Located within walking distance of everything it was a great place to visit. Friendly people & friendly enviroment meant a great holiday all round. Would totally recommend & will definately re-visit.

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    The kitchen staff kindly provided sandwiches late at night, as we had missed dinner. This was done willingly and without any fusss. Staff were also most helpful with directions, etc..

    Our room and bathroom could do with a little tlc - not dirty but a little worn at the edges - some rust on bathroom shower curtain, toilet slow to flush.

  • 7.8
    Fabulous

    Location was excellent and good price on room

    Room should have been cleaner. Sticky surfaces on lockers not acceptable

  • 3.8
    Guest rating

    The receptionist was very kind and helpful also the night security man was very nice.

    I was so disappointed with the hotel. I went down for a relaxing night but unfortunately we were put in a room that was on the ground floor and was unable to sleep due the the noise of the night clubbers outside our window waiting for taxi's till 5 a.m. !!! The room was so sufficatting hot we had the window opened slightly in which somebody threw an open bottle of coke in the window at us!!! Also the room decor was very poor and the bed side lamps did not work!!! The bathroom shower did not work properly it seemed like it was clogged with lime or something like that, also the bath had seen better days. Over all i was absolutely disgusted and i dont complain easily! Paid 69 euro for this experience

  • 6.2
    Good

    The location was fantastic, the price was reasonable, the room was comfortable.

    I was glad that I already knew the area as there was no attempt to offer suggestions on where to go for food or entertainment, it might be an idea to offer more in the way of local information for future guests.

  • 9.6
    Exceptional

    Friendly staff. Good hotel menu. Free car parking outside hotel. Good breakfast. Cosy heated rooms.

    Locating hotel can be difficult. Suggest clearer signs as you get into Ennis. You might end up in the one way traffic system in the town. No problem with hotel.

  • 9.6
    Exceptional

    High quality room, excellent bar and nice restaurant. Very helpful staff who enabled us to check in very early when our flight was cancelled.

    I didn't think the quality of the evening meal lived up to the billing of the restaurant. That's not to say that th emeal was bad, just not special.

  • 9.2
    Superb

    The staff were always helpful and friendly.

    Door being locked after 12.30. We were not warned about this as part of the check in process, so were bewildered to find ourselves locked out the first night, and did not realise at first that we needed to ring the bell on the car park entrance to be let in. I understand the reasons for this, but it should be fully explained to guests when checking in.

  • 9.2
    Superb

    The girl on reception was friendly, helpful and very easy to deal with. Location was perfect for Ennis town.

    The room decor was a little outdated and the lighting in the room wasn't great for getting ready (applying make-up etc.)

  • 6.6
    Good

    Location of Hotel

    Food expensive and bar prices off the scale, proper rip off.Room carpet old and filthy needs good steam cleaning.

  • 9.2
    Superb

    Excellent value for money and right in the centre of Ennis town.

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Highlights
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According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as  Best Family Hotels in Ireland

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Good to know
Check-infrom 15:00-23:00FREECheck-out07:00-12:00FREE
Children & extra bedsOne child0 - 12 yearsExisting beddingFREEThere are no extra beds provided in a room. 
PetsPets are not allowed.
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Shannon (SNN)9.9 mi
Inisheer (INQ)26.4 mi
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