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The Royal Hotel and Merrill Leisure Club

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County Westmeath, Ireland
Reviewed 3 November 2014

Arrived and paid €5 for nights parking, had booked and prepaid for 2 rooms. 1st room was to have 1 double and 1 single bed and the second room was to have 3 single beds. checked in and went to rooms to find 2nd room had 1 single 1 double and a travel bed stuck in for 3rd person far...

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Reviewed 2 November 2014 via mobile

Myself and my husband stayed for here last night the first of November , all I can say is thank god we didn't book another night!! We got the hotel in the voucher pages so seemed like a good deal 55€. We were shocked to arrive firstly to a man on the gate of hotel who basically attacked us on...

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5Thank Bradlyn
Reviewed 30 October 2014 via mobile

Stayed here with my family for 2 nights end of oct 14 ..after i had booked it i read the reviews on here and had seriously considered canceling our booking but we decided to go anyway , lady on recption (daneka i think ???) Was very friendly welcoming and gave us all information needed we were given a triple room...

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1Thank shivs14
Kilkeel Co Down N Ireland
Reviewed 30 October 2014

While the hotel is in need of a lot of refurbishment it is really good value for the money. The bedrooms are quite small but very clean and cosy. The beds are comfortable and I found it easy to sleep on/ in. You need to let the water run for quite a while before getting hot water but there is...

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1Thank Gideon2013
Reviewed 26 October 2014

We spent one night here at the end of October 2014. Our experience was dreadful. The first room we were given was tiny and smelled like an ashtray (Rm 330) so we requested a new room. We were given a room on the second floor (Rm 258) and the room was adequate at best. There was serious signs of wear...

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4Thank Glenn W
Kinnesswood, Scotland
Reviewed 23 October 2014

If your thinking of staying here don't. We are just back we booked and paid 3 nights and only stayed 2. We arrived early 11.30 and was told that we couldn't book-in till 3pm, we said that was fine left our cases and said we'd be back at 3, three and a half hours wasn't enough time for them to...

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1Thank AMorren
County Kildare, Ireland
Reviewed 22 October 2014

I booked a double room with breakfast for tonight 22nd of October 2014 as a treat for my daughter. She and her partner arrived at the Hotel and were shown their room. It was filthy, furnishings and fittings torn and broken. Carpets dirty and threadbare. Their view was of a graveyard. They asked to be moved and were shown to...

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1Thank Shirley M
Donaghadee, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 October 2014

It's been about 14 years since I last stayed in this hotel so I was interested to see how much, if at all, it had changed. First off I have to say that on this visit I was part of a large group so the rate was very good. The brochure advertised the hotel as refurbished and to be fair...

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3Thank Alan H
Lincoln, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 October 2014

Stopped here for one night as part of a holiday group. This hotel is in need of a good refurbishment. The room was quite small and in need of a coat of paint, the lace curtains definitely need a wash, the shower rail was literally hanging off the wall and ceiling, the bathroom has been refurbished but only to the...

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Thank ray e
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 18 October 2014

i would not see myself coming back to this hotel. poor hotel that needs a facelift. good points where nice pool area, nice staff and very good location. poor points, carpets where very dirty and stained, need to be replaced even had to move rooms as first room the walls where also badly stained and there where holes and stains...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A very warm welcome to The Royal Hotel & Merrill Leisure Club, one of the largest hotels in Co. Wicklow with a proven reputation in hospitality excellence for many years.We pride our selves as being children and famliy friendly . ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Royal Hotel and Merrill Leisure Club

Address: Main Street, Bray, Ireland (Formerly The Royal Hotel Bray)
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Wicklow > Bray
Price Range: €69 - €146 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Royal Hotel and Merrill Leisure Club 3*
Number of rooms: 128
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Also Known As:
Royal Hotel Bray
The Royal Hotel Leisure Centre
Bray Hotel Royal Wicklow
Royal Hotel Wicklow
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“Rooms 337 had a shoddy window and was very dated compared to room 339!!”
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“Ask for a room that doesnt face the main road”
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“avoid the back shocking view and you can hear people talking outside”
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