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Welcome to our Overseas Visitors



We are so pleased to welcome our American Friends to the four star Temple Gate Hotel in Ennis, Co. Clare. Stay with us as your start your journey along the stunning WILD ATLANTIC WAY.

BOOK NOW from just €84 per room (US$94 approx.) for one night on a room only basis – including all taxes, parking and Wi-Fi.

The Temple Gate hotel rests on the site of a 19th century Convent of Mercy with a fascinating and eventful history. Prior to its conversion to a convent, the original houses, Row House and Lifford House was the property of Charles O’Connell, cousin of Daniel O’Connell. He was a frequent visitor to the area particularly in the years 1827 – 1829 when planning his election campaign.

Discreetly situated just off Ennis Town centre, a short walk through the warm glow of the Victorian lamps in the cobblestoned courtyard leads our guests to the heart of the historical and vibrant town of Ennis.

As the capital of a renowned music county, Ennis is bursting at the seams with pubs featuring live sessions almost every night of the week. In fact “it’s one of the best reasons to stay here.

The Temple Gate Hotel is located right in the heart of County Clare, the perfect hub to explore and discover the captivating west coast. Must see visit locations include The Burren, Cliffs of Moher, Bunratty Castle and The Wild Atlantic Way. Taking in Limerick city’s sights is also made easy by the Temple Gate Hotels proximity to the city. King Johns Castle, The Hunt Museum, Thomand Park Stadium (the home of Munster Rugby), Frank McCourt’s Museum and Limericks Famous Milk Market are all within easy reach.

Ireland is renowned the world over for its exceptional golf, none more so than the captivating courses of the Wild Atlantic Way.  Dotted all along the west of Ireland you’ll find some of the world’s best links golf courses. Golfing on the Wild Atlantic Way means stunning scenery, challenging holes and truth be told, some unusual quirks! As Bill Clinton said ‘t’s perfectly Irish: beautiful, rough and a lot like life – you get breaks you don’t deserve, both ways. You just have to keep swinging and know it will all even out.”

There’s always time for some shopping and Ennis town has long been renowned as a centre of excellence for shopping, known as the Boutique Capital of Ireland. Relax after a mornings shopping in the comfort of the Library and enjoy the ritual and treat that is Afternoon Tea, a pause in the day to relax, chat and enjoy the traditional pleasures of well-made sandwiches, delicious sweet treats and a pot of fine, hot tea.

If you are taking in the Bunratty Castle Medieval Banquet, enjoy some pre-dinner drinks in our Preachers Bar. Ireland West is waiting to be explored, book your US Break today and stay at the Temple Gate Hotel.

Getting to the Temple Gate Hotel from Shannon Airport:

The Temple Gate Hotel is conveniently located 14 miles from Shannon International Airport which operates direct flights from Boston, New York, Chicago and Philadelphia along with Dublin Airport located only 2 hours off the motorway, has direct flights from Chicago, Washington D.C., San Francisco, Atlanta, Charlotte, Orlando, Toronto, Montreal and St. John’s. Ireland West Knock Airport is also within 1 hours drive and is a good option for U.S. and Canadian visitors connecting from the UK or Europe.

The Wild Atlantic Way is the world’s longest defined coastal touring route. It’s inspiring, renewing, relaxing and invigorating. It’s yours to experience however you choose. BOOK OUR Best Available Rates today and start your journey here.