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    Esplanade Hotel

    Strand Road, Bray, Ireland
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    02/07/2017 03/07/2017
    1 room
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      2 adults
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        0 children
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          US$144
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          Overview
          • Excellent19%
          • Very good27%
          • Average22%
          • Poor14%
          • Terrible18%
          4 weeks ago
          “Excellent location, but the hotel needs renovation”
          14 May 2017
          “Seaside break”
          Free Parking
          Breakfast Buffet
          Beachfront
          Non-Smoking Rooms
          Restaurant
          Room Service
          Meeting Rooms
          Paid Wifi
          Pool
          3.0 Star Hotel
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          Reviewed 29 April 2017

          We had two double beds in our "twin room" which made for comfortable nights. Our room was very clean as was the bathroom. Lovely shower over the bath. Housekeeping was excellent. Shame about the radio noise coming up from the kitchens below us. This started...More

          Thank Flicketyflickmcflick
          Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

          Stayed on business for three nights. Having a sea view was a bonus and I also got a balcony. The food available is standard bar food which I had on the first night and it was fairly mediocre. The breakfast choice was ok although it...More

          Thank Paul B
          Reviewed 23 April 2017

          This hotel , on the seafront, has a wonderful function room overlooking the sea with a balcony and two bay windows. We had a family lunch for 20 (it could take upto 40) here on a lovely Sunday afternoon. It is really ideal for this...More

          Thank Discoverireland
          Reviewed 19 April 2017

          My girlfriend's bracelet was stolen during our stay. Staff were unhelpful in our queries about aforementioned bracelet. I warn anyone who decides to stay here to be careful about leaving personal belongings in their room. Hotel is very outdated, staff were unfriendly and rude.

          6  Thank Derek B
          Reviewed 11 April 2017

          This is the best hotel in bray. We stayed here for two nights mid week. Staff were very friendly and helpful. The hotel has its own parking. Rooms were lovely decorated big and bright. The Dart station is about 5 minutes or so walk and...More

          Thank skinsmulhall
          The Martello Hotel
          562 reviews
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          2,467 reviews
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          • Top amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Restaurant
          • Beachfront
          • Room Service
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          • US$106 - US$238 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 94
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          • Location
          • Ireland >
          • Province of Leinster >
          • County Wicklow >
          • Bray
          • Also Known As
          • Best Western Bray ,
          • Bray Best Western
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