There are some brilliant hotels in Gorey that make a very comfy base to explore County Wexford from.
This is a quiet market town with a lot to offer visitors. Gorey is well connected for travel north and south, but also east towards the stunning coastline and the Irish Sea.
But before all that, you need a place to stay. Below, you’ll find our favourite guesthouses and hotels in Gorey. Dive on in!
Our favourite hotels in Gorey
The first section of our guide is packed with our favourite accommodation in Gorey, with a mix of spa stays and cosy guesthouses.
You’ll find everywhere from Ashdown Park and Woodleigh Lodge to one of the most popular spa hotels in Gorey below.
1. Ashdown Park Hotel
Ashdown Park is one of the more popular hotels in Wexford for good reason. From their Classic Double to the luxuriously appointed Deluxe rooms, your stay here is bound to impress. Relax into the embrace of the ultra-comfortable and stylish accommodations and truly unwind from your travels.
Ashdown Park prides itself in providing the perfect retreat for its guests, whether staying for work or pleasure. The hotel also includes a spa and wellness centre, where you can indulge in activities and treatments with a holistic approach towards reconnecting you to nature.
You can also book yoga weekends or self-guided walks along foraging trails. Ashdown Park also has two dining options, the Rowan restaurant and the Ivy Bar, both require bookings.
2. Railway Country Hotel
Situated just north of Gorey, Railway Country Hotel is plonked in a secluded spot between rolling fields, and distant tree-lined train tracks. With a garden and terrace, the hotel incorporates its country location into its guest experience, providing peace and tranquillity to escape the everyday.
Rooms are generously proportioned and feature contemporary furnishings and decorations. A range of room styles is available, including doubles, twins, singles, and triples.
Breakfast is served daily, however, evening meals are best enjoyed at any number of fine establishments nearby. The hotel is ideally located for those wishing to enjoy the coastline or nearby golf courses.
3. Seafield Hotel & Spa Resort
With a choice between deluxe or executive, Seafield has provided everything you need, and nothing you need to stress over. There’s no difficult decisions to be made here, simply that of the view; parkland, beach, or Tara Hill?
Of course, if you’re travelling with friends or family, you can always book one of their two or three-bedroom suites, and all relax together in private. When it comes to unwinding, you can’t go past their Oceo spa for utter decadence and pampering.
Then, when it’s time, make your way to the Greenroom Restaurant for a culinary award-winning dining experience. If you’re looking for spa hotels in Gorey to kick-back in for a night or three, this is a great option.
4. Woodleigh Lodge
Each room is tastefully decorated with neutral or seascape tones, and offers comfortable beds to ensure you a great night’s sleep. Breakfast is offered as part of your package, and you can choose from either a Full Irish or something lighter.
Other excellent B&Bs and hotels in Gorey
Now that we have our favourite Gorey accommodation out of the way, it’s time to see what else the town and its surrounds have to offer.
Below, you’ll find everything from glamping and boutique guesthouses to one of the more popular hotels in Gorey. Dive on in!
1. Amber Springs Hotel
Located halfway between Dublin and Wexford Town, Amber Springs is ideal for visiting all of the east coast attractions; it’s easy to see why Amber Springs was voted one of the best family friendly hotels in Ireland.
With numerous child-friendly activities that the whole family can enjoy, it comes as no surprise that the accommodations are equally inviting. Choose from their deluxe or superior executive in either standard or family configurations.
Don’t forget to dine at Amber Springs’ award-winning restaurant, where you’ll be treated to exceptional plates of locally grown produce, served with the same style and flair throughout the hotel.
If you’re after hotels in Gorey that’ll suit the whole family, Amber Springs is well worth considering.
2. The Dales B&B
Nestled in a tiny hamlet just north of Gorey, the Dales B&B is everything you’d expect from a country bed and breakfast; romantic setting, tastefully decorated and well-appointed rooms with luxuriant bathrooms, indulgent menu, and even a four-poster bed!
That’s not to say this B&B lacks any mod cons, it has WiFi throughout, ample parking, complimentary toiletries as standard, and private bathrooms to each room.
Rooms include triple (as singles, or double plus single) and deluxe king, making it a perfect choice for friends travelling together, or an escape with someone special.
3. Riverfield Bed and Breakfast
Your home away from home, this bed and breakfast will have you settled in and feeling relaxed in no time at all! Set amongst 2 acres of gardens, and with tennis courts, access to both woodland and riverside walks, and an enclosed play garden, it’s perfect for families and groups to truly get away from it all.
Capable of providing accommodation for up to 18 guests, there are a variety of en-suite rooms, including family, double, twin, and modest budget rooms. Each of the rooms is comfortably appointed with everything you could need during your stay.
4. Hillside House
Only a short drive off the M11, Hillside is appropriately named for its location; snuggled into the side of a hill near Tubberduff and with commanding views over rolling fields towards Tara Hill and the coast.
You’ll be in capable hands, as this B&B has been a popular spot for 30 years. Each of the six rooms is en-suite and has complimentary WiFi, tea and coffee making facilities, and electric blankets for those cooler nights.
There’s also ample parking for guests, and your hosts can advise on where to enjoy a meal and genuine Irish hospitality.
5. Tara Hill Estate
If you’re looking to try glamping in Wexford, look no further than the incredible Tara Hill Estate.
Escape to the wild with Ireland’s only ‘wild rooms’, or if you’re less inclined there’s always the Tara Hill Estate Lodge where you can while away the hours in comfort.
Each of the estate’s Wild Rooms offers unparalleled comfort whilst appreciating the natural beauty and ruggedness of the Irish coastline. Stargaze from your king-size bed, luxuriate in the hot waterfall shower and unwind to the sound of the breaking waves.
Alternatively, retreat to the cosy double bed inside the lodge where you can tuck yourself up in comforting luxury and country styling. A wrought iron staircase leads to the private mezzanine bedroom with its skylight.
6. Dorney’s B&B
Just by the M11, between Gorey and Courtown, Dorney’s B&B is a classic bed and breakfast with all the modern comforts and styling of old. With standard double or a family/twin room with two double beds, you’ll be treated to Irish hospitality at its finest.
Each of the rooms has a private en-suite, WiFi, tea and coffee making facilities, and guest parking. The family/twin room also has a superb garden view.
Breakfast is served with the accommodation and includes a Full Irish with generous portions. This B&B is ideal for exploring nearby beaches or taking in rounds on various golf courses.
Gorey accommodation: Where have we missed?
I’ve no doubt that we’ve unintentionally left out some brilliant places to stay in Gorey from the guide above.
If you have a place that you’d like to recommend, let me know in the comments below and I’ll check it out!
FAQs about the best places to stay in Gorey
We’ve had a lot of questions over the years asking about everything from ‘What hotels have a pool?’ to ‘Which are family friendly?’.
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 Gorey?
Ashdown Park Hotel, Amber Springs Hotel, Seafield Hotel & Spa Resort and Railway Country Hotel are three great options in the town and nearby.
What hotels in Gorey have a pool?
Amber Springs, Seafield and Ashdown Park all have a swimming pool within the grounds of their property for guests to use.
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.