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The Martello Hotel

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   47 Strand Road, Bray, Ireland
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Lurgan, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed for one night on Monday 14th July 2014 and it was very enjoyable. We had stayed in a different hotel the two nights previous and wish we had stayed in the Martello for our entire weekend. Although the room was small it was well laid out and a bonus was the air con. Serving breakfast the next morning... More

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Management_Bray, Marketing at The Martello Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Lorraine B, Thank you for that great review. We're delighted you enjoyed your short stay with us and we look forward to welcoming you back for a longer one soon! Kind regards, Robyn More

Stirling, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
5 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Love this bar and restaurant, travel annually to Bray and always spend our nights here. The food is fantastic - we dined in the Bistro - and it was well worth it. The steaks were cooked to perfection. Service was excellent, can't fault it. After dinner we retired to the bar with live music on the seafront with plenty of... More

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Management_Bray, Marketing at The Martello Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Louvic26, Thank you for that lovely review. We're thrilled that you enjoyed your time at The Martello. We look forward to welcoming you back next year with some great live music and BBQ! Kind regards, Robyn More

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5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had a family meal at the Martello and the food, service and staff were all lovely. Everyone enjoyed their meal, the location was fantastic and the kids were well looked after, they were given colouring and the staff were all very friendly towards them.

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Management_Bray, Marketing at The Martello Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Niamh42, Thank you for your review. It's great that you and your family enjoyed your meal with us. I will pass on your kind words to the staff. We hope to see you back again! Kind regards, Robyn More

London, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
23 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had two separate stays in the Martello, the first stay was 2 nights in an apartment, the second visit was 2 days in the hotel. Firstly, you can't beat the location, right on the sea front. As others have said there is no parking at the hotel, but we found a car park for 4 euro a day, so... More

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Management_Bray, Marketing at The Martello Hotel, responded to this review

Dear HazelJay, Thank you for the great review. We're delighted you enjoyed both your stays in our hotel and self-catering apartments. We hope you'll return soon for another stay! Kind regards, Robyn More

Wexford Ireland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel was a jewel to find, needs a makeover no doubt but excellent every other way. The staff at the Martello are the friendliest I've ever met and the service is 100%. Our room was small but clean and as we were out all day that didn't bother us at all. Our window was frosted over therefore making the... More

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Management_Bray, Marketing at The Martello Hotel, responded to this review

Dear AP, Thank you for that wonderful review and recommendation. It's great that you enjoyed your stay with us so much. The staff will be delighted to hear your lovely comments. We look forward to welcoming you back! Kind Regards, Robyn More

Dungarvan, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in a 2 bed apartment for 2 nights having booked through the hotel on a deal which included breakfast and voucher for food. We could not fault the hotel. The staff were all so helpful, the apartment was spotless and well kitted out. We weren't expecting much from hotel food and were so impressed - the food was... More

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Management_Bray, Marketing at The Martello Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Clare A, Thank you for the glowing review and great recommendation! We're thrilled that you and your family enjoyed your stay and our food offering. I will pass on your lovely comments to all of the staff. we look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind regards, Robyn More

Great Malvern, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location right opposite the beach and just five minutes from the Railway Station was perfect for us. Staff very friendly and helpful. Our room was clean and tastefully furnished. We'd requested a quiet room so were on the second floor at the back; no lift so the legs got a work out on the stairs. Breakfast served up to... More

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Management_Bray, Marketing at The Martello Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Malvernish, Thank you for that lovely review. We're delighted you enjoyed your stay with us. I will pass on your nice comments to the staff. We look forward to welcoming you back next time you're in the area. Kind regards, Robyn More

Belfast, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had an overnight stay with several friends at the Martello on August 9th. The food, atmosphere and especially all the staff, were excellent and the rooms were warm, clean and comfortable. Many thanks to the friendly staff and I hope to return in the near future. Kevin

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Management_Bray, Marketing at The Martello Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Kevin Q, Thanks for that great review. We're delighted you enjoyed your stay with us. I'll pass you comments on to all the staff. We look forward to welcoming you back. Kind regards, Robyn More

Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I would like to start with Reception staff how lovely and friendly there are especially Angela. Bar staff and waiters and waitresses fantastic and very friendly. I would like to say how warm and great crack shamus is when you where on your days off place was quiet without you so you where missed.You are very on the ball. Jodi... More

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Management_Bray, Marketing at The Martello Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Lisa M. Thanks for that great review. We're thrilled that you had a great time with us. I'll pass on your lovely words to all the staff members you mentioned! They'll be delighted to hear. We look forward to having you back. Kind regards, Robyn More

Dublin, Ireland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed in this hotel over the August Bank Holiday weekend. The hotel is in a great locaton right across the road from the strand. The rooms were bright, well kept and the bed was very comfortable. The staff here are brillant. Angie on the front desk was a delight very helpful and bubbly. Staff from the minute we entered until... More

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Management_Bray, Marketing at The Martello Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Miniblue, Thank you for that lovely review. We're delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. I'll make sure Angie and the rest of the staff hear about your lovely comments. We look forward to welcoming you back and fingers crossed the weather will be better! Kind regards, Robyn More

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Address: 47 Strand Road, Bray, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Wicklow > Bray
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — The Martello Hotel 2*
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The Martello Hotel is located on the beautiful seafront in Bray, Co Wicklow and is situated only 5 minutes walk from the local train station. (Dublin city centre/ 02 Arena, Aviva Stadium/ Bord Gais Energy theatre only 40 mins away) The hotel is set in a beautiful Victorian house, which has been tastefully refurbished to create a modern interior with a vibrant atmosphere. Every room has an en-suite bathroom, television, tea and coffee making facilities and complimentary WIFI.The Martello features the Tower Bistro, Koo nightclub, Martello Bar and an all weather heated beer garden. The Tower Bistro serves European style cuisine while the bar offers a more relaxed dining style. Evenings at The Martello Bar offer music most nights with live musicians. Koo nightclub is open every weekend and is one of Bray’s hotspots attracting a lively and party style atmosphere. The Martello is set in Wicklow, the garden of Ireland and has many local excursions on it’s doorstep including golf courses, kayaking, hill walking plus much more.. ... more   less 
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