If you’re in search of the best hotels in Enniscorthy Town, you’ve landed in the right place.
Enniscorthy Town, just upriver from Wexford Town, is a charming corner of the county that’s steeped in history.
In the guide below, you’ll find the best accommodation Enniscorthy has to offer, from castle hotels to slick 4-star-stays!
Our favourite hotels in Enniscorthy
The first section of our guide is packed with our favourite hotels in Enniscorthy. These are places that one or more of our team have stayed in over the years.
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1. Treacy’s Hotel & The Waterfront Leisure Centre
First up is one of my favourite hotels in Wexford – Treacy’s! This property has a commanding view of the River Suir and it boasts a 20-meter heated swimming pool, gym and leisure centre, both of which are complimentary for guests.
Rooms are spacious and well-appointed, with modern furnishings and fittings. There are three room types to suit any needs; Classic, Family, and Corporate.
Treacy’s is also home to 2 restaurants and a pub (the Temple Bar). If you’re looking for family-friendly hotels in Enniscorthy Town, you won’t go wrong with Treacy’s.
2. The Riverside Park Hotel
You’ll be hard-pressed not to fall in love with the Riverside Park Hotel and its superb location on the River Slaney. Located to the south end of Enniscorthy, the hotel is easy to reach and is also overlooked by this historic 16th century Enniscorthy Castle.
The 100 rooms on offer range from a luxurious ‘standard’ through to deluxe couples, spacious family rooms, and balcony rooms with unbroken panoramic views of the river.
In house facilities also include the Moorings Restaurant or the Alamo Steakhouse where you can enjoy the best of Irish cuisine, or the spa and pool for an indulgent treatment.
3. Wilton Castle
With a commanding presence over the banks of the Boro River, you’ll feel every bit the Lord or Lady of this grand estate. The castle has four suites available for your stay, with two suites on each of the ground and first floors.
Each suite is tastefully appointed with timeless pieces and using a heritage palate, they also include a private sitting room, kitchen and working fireplace.
The ideal location means you’re exactly where you need to be to enjoy activities like Wexford’s Playzone, go-karting, adventure kayaking, horse riding, historic sites and heritage parks, golf, and many other local attractions.
If you’re looking for hotels in Enniscorthy to mark a special occasion, look no further than the stunning Wilton Castle.
4. Blackstoops Lodge
More of a boutique bed and breakfast than a busy lodge-style hotel, Blackstoops Lodge is the perfect escape if you’re looking for a quiet, well-appointed, light and airy atmosphere that embraces your need to unwind.
Each of the rooms is lightly decorated to maintain a sense of openness, and to encourage natural light to flow through the room. The beds are generous and comfortable, and a private en suite benefits each of the rooms.
This accommodation is also conveniently located near of my favourite restaurants in Enniscorthy – The Bailey! You’ll get a slap up meal and a tasty cocktail there!
Other popular places to stay in Enniscorthy and nearby
Now that we have our favourite hotels in Enniscorthy out of the way, it’s time to see what other places to stay are in and around the town.
Below, you’ll find the most popular bed and breakfast Enniscorthy has to offer along with some excellent hotels under a 25-minute drive away.
1. Anam Cara Manor
Situated just outside of Enniscorthy, Anam Cara Manor is a luxurious manor house for up to 10 guests staying in its five rooms; two doubles and three kings. The manor house is available to book in its entirety, so is ideal for larger families or groups of friends wishing to stay together.
Each room is appointed to the highest standards, with 500-thread soft cotton linens, beautiful furnishings, crystal chandeliers, and all importantly, super comfortable king and super king beds.
The manor is also a passive solar home, and sources ingredients for meals from local producers to ensure their guests’ health and happiness.
2. Clayton Whites Hotel (25-minute drive)
Overlooking the busier streets at the northern end of Wexford Town, this hotel is conveniently located with access to nearby sites like Selskar Abbey, the Wexford Town Walls, and the bridge over the River Slaney to access Curracloe Beach.
Rooms begin at Standard right through to Executive, with interconnecting/Family rooms and Suites also available. No matter which level of comfort you select, you’ll be assured of a great night’s sleep in a well-appointed room with tasteful furnishings and complementary facilities.
The hotel also boasts a spa, leisure centre, an in-house restaurant and bar.
3. Whitford House Hotel (20-minute drive)
Recognised as one of the top family hotels in Wexford, Whitford House is a family-run hotel with a passion for hospitality and creating truly memorable guest experiences. The available rooms range in style from the standard queen, through deluxe queen and king, to the spacious superior deluxe along with self-catering.
There is also a separate lodge for group bookings, and a range of family rooms, or interconnecting rooms as required. There are two dining options, with the multi-award winning Seasons restaurant and the more relaxed Forthside Bar & Bistrot that can cater to all of your dietary wants.
The hotel also offers guests use of their leisure facilities, which includes a fully appointed gym, 20-meter swimming pool, and hydrotherapy area.
4. Maldron Hotel Wexford (25-minute drive)
Only a stone’s throw from the N25, and just outside the limits of Wexford Town, the Maldron Hotel is ideally located for exploring the many things to do in Wexford.
With a range of comfortable and well-furnished rooms, options include standard, triple and family, interconnecting, and business travel rooms with additional workspace.
Dining at Maldron is made easy with in-house Grain & Grill Restaurant, or the Red Bean Roastery for breakfast. Both venues offer a wide menu and include children’s meal options.
It also has its own leisure centre with a pool and gym, and also its own Body & Soul treatments rooms where you can enjoy massages, tanning, etc.
5. Ferrycarrig Hotel (20-minute drive)
On the northern banks of the River Slaney, just off the N11, Ferrycarrig Hotel is a hidden gem for either overnight stops or as a holiday destination. With over 100 rooms, all of which overlook the river, you’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to choosing the level of comfort or amount of space you desire.
The hotel also boasts a 20-meter swimming pool, including a shallow pool for children, and interactive jets and a fountain. The leisure club also has a sauna and steam room, a fully functional gym, and offers a range of wellness treatments for residents and day guests.
FAQs about the best Enniscorthy accommodation
We’ve had a lot of questions over the years asking about everything from ‘What are the best cheap hotels in Enniscorthy?’ to ‘What’s the finest bed and breakfast Enniscorthy has to offer?’.
In the section below, we’ve popped in the most FAQs that we’ve received. If you have a question that we haven’t tackled, ask away in the comments section below.
What are the best hotels in Enniscorthy?
It’s hard to beat Wilton Castle, The Riverside Park and Treacy’s when it comes to accommodation in Enniscorthy.
What are some good hotels near Enniscorthy?
Whitford House Hotel (20-minute drive) and Clayton Whites Hotel (25-minute drive) are two excellent options.
Katherine is an food and travel writer with family-roots in Ireland. She enjoys hitting the road at every given opportunity, and can often be found with an atlas and notebook to hand planning the next big trip.