There are some excellent hotels in Wexford Town that make the perfect base to explore from.
Wexford Town is a stone’s throw from many of the county’s top attractions and it’s a lovely, lively base to explore from!
In the guide below, you’ll discover the best hotels Wexford Town has to offer, with a mix of pricey stays and pocket friendly escapes. Dive on in!
Our favourite hotels in Wexford Town
The first section of our guide is packed with what we think are the best hotels in Wexford Town. These are places that one or more of our team have stayed in.
Below, you’ll find everywhere from the Talbot Hotel and Jim McGee’s to two of the best hotels with a pool in Wexford.
1. Clayton Whites Hotel
If you’re in search of spa hotels in Wexford Town, the Clayton White Hotel in the heart of Wexford Town should tick all of your boxes. This elegant hotel has a 20m indoor pool and Tranquility Spa.
As well as offering a thermal suite, massages and pampering treatments, the leisure centre has a fully equipped gym and juice bar. Spacious air-conditioned bedrooms are furnished to a high standard with attractive decor.
Guests can look forward to afternoon tea in the Red Bean Roastery or dining a la carte in the outstanding Terrace Restaurant. This is widely regarded as one of the best Wexford Town hotels for good reason.
2. Talbot Hotel Wexford
Ideal for weekend getaways and special breaks, The Talbot Hotel Wexford sits on the Quay in Wexford. It boasts four star accommodation, a recently refurbished pool and leisure centre facilities.
Treat yourself to a spacious seaview room or river suite for the ultimate stay. Modern upscale furnishings, armchairs, plasma TVs and tea/Coffee making facilities make every room feel comfortable and welcoming.
The beautiful Oyster Lane Restaurant offers an intimate ambience and a mouthwatering menu courtesy of Head Chef Nigel Corbett. If you’re looking for family-friendly hotels in Wexford Town, this is a great shout.
3. Jim McGee’s
For three star accommodation at a traditional pub, Jim McGee’s is the ideal Wexford haunt. It has 20 comfortable ensuite rooms just a short stroll from town amenities. There’s a Residents Room for relaxing and off-street parking for guests.
Bedrooms are simply furnished with single, doubles and triple beds. They include tea and coffee facilities, TV, alarm clock and ensuite bathroom with everything you need. Return after a bust day’s sightseeing and relax in front of the open fire.
Socialise at the traditional bar and snug which are decorated with local photos and memorabilia and soak up the atmosphere. This is a short stroll from many of the best things to do in Wexford Town.
4. Maldron Hotel Wexford
Stylish, spacious rooms with contemporary decor are offered at the well-located Maldron Hotel. This three star hotel is ideal for business or pleasure, with family rooms and corporate accommodation.
Get in a morning dip in the Leisure Centre pool before breakfast or hit the gym and make use of the weights and state-of-the-art facilities. There’s also a dedicated kid’s pool, jacuzzi and two Body and Soul Treatment Rooms.
Hang out in the Red Bean Roastery or satisfy hunger and thirst in the Grain and Grill Restaurant. This is a great option for those of you looking for good-value hotels in Wexford Town with excellent facilities.
Other popular Wexford Town hotels and guesthouses
Now that we have our favourite hotels in Wexford Town out of the way it’s time to see what else the town and its surrounds has to offer.
Keep in mind that some of the hotels below sit a little outside of the town itself (we’ve put drive times below the relevant ones).
1. Faythe Guesthouse
If you read our guide to the best B&Bs in Wexford, you’ll have seen our next property ranked at #1! Faythe Guesthouse could easily go toe-to-toe with several of the more popular Wexford Town hotels.
This is a memorable 19th century B&B within easy walking distance of Wexford Town’s shops, bars and restaurants. Built in the 1800s in the grounds of a castle, the guesthouse has many period features and a private garden to relax in.
Ten bedrooms offer homely touches with hotel quality linens and mattresses. Make yourselves a morning cup of tea or coffee before heading down to the dining room.
Faythe Guesthouse is famous for its legendary Irish and continental breakfasts served by friendly hosts with years of experience in hotel management.
2. Talbot Suites at Stonebridge
Located on Paul Quay in the heart of Wexford Town, Talbot Suites at Stonebridge is ideal for those who want self-catering accommodation in Wexford Town. The property includes 69 apartments, with one, two or three bedrooms, all fully equipped and comfortably furnished.
Rooms have balconies and a choice of sea/estuary view or quieter views over the enclosed courtyard. High gloss kitchens are complemented by a dining table, comfy sitting rooms and TVs in all bedrooms and living areas.
For nights when you don’t want to self-cater, walk 100m to the sister Wexford Hotel where the Oyster Lane Restaurant awaits. If you want more flexibility than the Wexford Town hotels can offer, this is a great shout.
3. Whitford House Hotel
Located a 5-minute spin from the centre of Wexford Town, Whitford House Hotel offers four star luxury in a grand country house hotel. It’s widely regarded as one of the best hotels in Wexford and it’s the perfect base to explore from.
Ornate fireplaces, panelling and coving features blend with more contemporary decor in the air-conditioned bedrooms, some with balconies. Pristine white linens complement the plush furnishings and gilded mirrors in this deluxe hotel.
Head to the Leisure Centre for a dip in the 20m award-winning deck pool or enjoy hydrotherapy treatments, the bubbling jacuzzi and well-equipped gym.
4. Ferrycarrig Hotel
Another out-of-town hotel (10-minute drive), the four star Ferrycarrig enjoys a stunning waterfront location with breathtaking views from every room. The 102 guest rooms range in size from standard rooms to executive suites with fabulous sitting areas.
They are all luxuriously furnished and equipped for a relaxing break away from it all. There’s even an Adult Only floor for the ultimate peaceful stay.
The Dry Dock Bar has a fine selection of drinks and an excellent night and day menu featuring local cuisine. Reeds Restaurant has won a collection of award-winning dishes as Best Hotel Restaurant in Wexford and has a 2AA Rosette rating.
Accommodation in Wexford Town: Where have we missed?
I’ve no doubt that we’ve unintentionally left out some brilliant places to go stay in Wexford Town 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 Wexford Town hotels and B&Bs
We’ve had a lot of questions over the years asking about everything from ‘Which do good deals?’ to ‘Where’s the cheapest?’.
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 Wexford Town?
It’s hard to beat Clayton Whites and the Talbot Hotel. However, Jim McGee’s and the Maldron are good options, too.
What Wexford Town accommodation is good for couples?
This is a hard one to answer. Whites has a pool and spa, if that’s your thing. It also has a solid restaurant on-site.
Gillian Birch is a travel writer and published author. She has travelled the world and uses her personal journals and memories to write about her many travel experiences, particularly those that involved adventures in Ireland.