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Old Rectory

Herbert Road, Bray, Ireland
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I shall begin with the positives. Lovely warm bedroom with really comfortable bed. Hostess was very friendly. However....the bathroom was a different story. The towels were REALLY hard, the shower over the bath was like a hosepipe, what little toiletries there were was covered in mould. The whole room was rather tired. The house was full of clutter. On the... More

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Pfronten, Germany
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at this adorable little castle/B&B this past February. The hostess was really wonderful! We had an awesome typical irish breakfast, with a large array of different sausages and cheese. There were only a few things that i might view as problematic: The bathtub didnt work in our room, to "conserve water"..It took my boyfriend and I a few... More

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24 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

I had a great sized room, with two antique brass beds, a vast bathroom and a super view of the gardens. THe rectory is a listed heritage building, which limits what the owner can upgrade, but is beautifully kept, and decorated sympathetically. The place was toasty warm, wifi was excellent, and there is an electric kettle in the room, and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

We stayed for 2 nights in december 2013 to see xmas market . The owners and there daughters were lovely and the service and are room were first class . Me and my husband will be going back next year . And i have to say there breakfast were the best weve ever had .10 out of 10 from mr... More

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Greenwood, Indiana
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

Sort of a last minute (prior to our trip) change in plans to stay here, and couldn't have been more happy about it! Kay is a wonderful hostess! She goes above and beyond to take care of her guests! We were very lost at first while trying to get used to the roads and driving around, and she offered to... More

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Fullerton, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

We showed up at the Old Rectory without a reservation on October 8, 2013. Unfortunately, Kay's B&B had no vacancy as there was a filming nearby and she was all booked up. She said that ordinarily at that time of the year she would have had rooms. So she invited us in, took out her B&B directory, made phone calls,... More

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Bobcaygeon, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

if you love all things Victorian this is the place to stay. It is a rare gem in a modern world, and Kay, our hostess, is beyond marvellous! Beautifully decorated in period style - even the excellent coffee came in an antique silver coffeepot! Of course the vintage carpets are a little worn, but it's part of the charm. Still... More

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Lyon, France
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11 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

Very nice and charming house with comfortable rooms, excellent breakfast and a very nice lady to welcome us. As far as it is very convenient for visiting both Dublin and Wicklow area, it was really perfect for our small family (4 p).

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Collierville, Tennessee
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37 hotel reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

I will start off my review by telling you how to find this charming B&B since I don’t want you to get frustrated trying to find it. Turning onto Herbert Road from the N11 is a VERY sharp turn, so be aware of this. Drive approximately 1.2 km down Herbert Road, past a small market (Londis Green Tree) which is... More

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Lisburn, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
27 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013 via mobile

Weekend spent here was major improvement on previous weekends in the Royal Hotel and in Royal Marine Dun Laoghaire. Lovely spacious, clean room with all requirements met. A sofa and a rocking chair were more than we expected! Well decorated with massive en suite and the most comfortable bed I have ever had in any hotel or guest house. Lovely... More

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Also Known As:
Old Rectory Hotel Bray
Old Rectory Hotel
Address: Herbert Road, Bray, Ireland
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Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Wicklow > Bray
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
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Ranked #1 of 7 B&Bs / Inns in Bray
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Old Rectory is breathtaking Gothic Victorian guesthouse offering B&B accommodation located in a pleasant spot close to the coastal town of Bray in County Wicklow. It's a majestic old residence that was originally a rectory as its name points out, and the truly authentic design of the listed building really does ooze the character and charm of a bygone era. There's also a pleasant little garden area where you can enjoy the air and take in the scenery. The premises is fully heated and all of the rooms are non smoking, en-suite and equipped with TVs and tea and coffee making facilities, free wifi and there's private parking available for guest use. Nearby Bray offers you plenty of opportunities to enjoy yourself, you can play golf, go fishing in the River Dargle, swim at the beach or just relax with a drink and a bite to eat in one of the nearby restaurants or pubs - Bray is a great spot to spend the day as well as the evening, and you are only a short journey by train to Dublin and the wealth of options that Ireland's capital has to offer. The Old Rectory is a great location for visiting Powerscourt Gardens, Glendalough and the walkways of the Garden of Ireland. Directions: Old Rectory 0.5Km accessible from N11 at Herbert Road junction. Also 1.5Km from Bray main street out the Herbert Road beside Ardmore Film Studios. ... more   less 

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