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The Martello Hotel

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   47 Strand Road, Bray, Ireland
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Ranked #1 of 7 hotels in Bray
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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Rating summary
  • 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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Belfast, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

well what can we say ! we're just home from a fab few days stay at this hotel n we had a ball . Cant say it enough , the staff were fantastic , not 1 grumpy staff member to be seen , everyone willing to be helpful and courtious , food was second to none , cooked to perfection... More

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Management_Bray, Front Office Manager at The Martello Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Patm242014, Thank you for your review of The Martello Hotel! I am delighted to hear that you really enjoyed your stay with us. Great to hear such lovely feedback on our team, I will be sure to pass this on. We look forward to welcoming you back to The Martello the next time you're in Bray. Regards, Ciara The... More

Belfast, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

stay here on good Friday and hotel was great as there was no music on that night but come Saturday the fun starts .at 11.o clock Saturday night it turns into a rave music venue music till 4.o clock on sunday then bar staff start throwing empty bottles in skip with no consideration for people trying to sleep wood never... More

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Management_Bray, Front Office Manager at The Martello Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Leedsno14, Thank you for your recent review. We are disappointed that your experience did not meet your expectations. The Martello Hotel is a busy, lively hotel with Bars, Restaurants, Nightclub and function room. Weekends are particularly busy at the hotel and we apologise if our Receptionist did not communicate this adequately. Thank you again for your comments. We try... More

Dublin, Ireland
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We rented an apartment for our four day stay. First of all the location is wonderful - so close to Dublin the seafront in Bray could be anywhere! On the lovely sunny days we enjoyed it was a lovely setting. The apartment is clean and comfortable - basically fitted out but all good for a short visit .... what was... More

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Management_Bray, Front Office Manager at The Martello Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Roryonline, Thank you for your kind review of The Martello Hotel! I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and we made it as comfortable as possible for you. I will make sure to pass on your comments to our team. We look forward to welcoming you back to The Martello the next time you're... More

Belfast, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed in the Hotel with my sisters to celebrate my 50th Birthday. We had a blast. Firstly can I congratulate the staff - friendly, courteous, professional and so much fun. we stayed in one of the apartments. Basic accommodation but clean and met what we needed it to do. We ate at the hotel - both dinner and breakfast... More

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Management_Bray, Front Office Manager at The Martello Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Travelbee14, Thank you for your review of The Martello Hotel! I am delighted to hear that you guys all really enjoyed your stay with us. I will make sure to pass on your comments to our team! We look forward to welcoming you back to The Martello the next time you're in Bray! Regards, Ciara The Martello More

oregon
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After foolishly trying to drive in Dublin, we escaped and stumbled upon the Martello, just to the south of Dublin. It has a great location, with the ocean beach right across the road from the Hotel. The rooms were comfy and clean, tho nothing to brag about, and the breakfasts were great. We really wanted to stay a few days... More

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Management_Bray, Front Office Manager at The Martello Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Redsmeagol, Thank you very much for your review! It's great to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us in this great location! It is unfortunate that our location does not allow for parking on site, unfortunately the parking regulations are beyond our control and we are working on creating a better situation. We hope to welcome you back... More

Dublin, Ireland
Top Contributor
119 reviews 119 reviews
45 hotel reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Last week while waiting in this hotel for a friend I saw a taxi driver enjoying his breakfast. When he had finished, I asked him whether he would recommend it. “Without a doubt” he said without hesitation! This week it was my turn. Breakfast, which included tea or coffee, is priced at €9. How difficult is it to do a... More

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Management_Bray, Front Office Manager at The Martello Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Gretry, Thank you for your review. What a great response to our kitchen and all the staff members that looked after you over the weekend! It's always lovely to hear that people appreciate the staff and what they do to make the hotel what it is today. Looking forward to seeing you back again in the future. Regards, Ciara... More

UK
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived to a friendly welcome by the receptionist and then climbed a few flights of stairs to our room. Our room was quite small with a shower and very clean BUT it was next to the extractor fans from the property next door, so unfortunately, the whole room reeked off cooking smells, we really did smell like hamburgers by... More

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Management_Bray, Front Office Manager at The Martello Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Johuk, Thank you for your review. I am disappointed to hear that you had a less than satisfactory experience in one of our bedrooms. Let me take this opportunity to apologise for what happened. We would always encourage guests to please let reception know of any issues and we will make it a priority to move your room to... More

Dublin, Ireland
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Myself and two friends spent a wonderful weekend at this hotel rooms were clean and care your breakfast was wonderful. All the Staff very friendly , very good environment . At night time we enjoy a wonderful dinner , food was excellent, fast service and the staff was always looking out for us. We saw that during the night the... More

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Management_Bray, Front Office Manager at The Martello Hotel, responded to this review

Hi John, Thank you for your review of The Martello Hotel! I am delighted to hear that you guys all really enjoyed your stay with us. I will make sure to pass on your comments to Antonio in the Koo! Looking forward to the next time you're in Bray! Regards, Ciara The Martello More

Hinckley, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
12 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice hotel on the seafront. Rooms were comfortable and clean. Excellent pub grub served both in the bar and restaurant. The restaurant is very popular so reservation is recommended. Nightclub is next door and is slightly audible but not too the extent I read in one or two reviews. Parking can be tricky

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Management_Bray, Front Office Manager at The Martello Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Storz14, Thank you for your review of your stay here at The Martello! I am delighted that you found everything to be so clean and you enjoyed the food. Hopefully we will see you back staying with us in the future! Regards, Ciara The Martello More

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014 via mobile

Just returned from an overnight at the Martello and we had a great time! Staff were lovely, very friendly and helpful. We booked the bed, breakfast and dinner package which was brilliant and very cheap! We ended up not leaving the hotel at night as they had live music and great atmosphere. The only thing we didn't fancy was the... More

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

Hi Elaine, Thank you for your review, great to hear that you found your deal to be such good value! The live music in the evenings does create a great atmosphere down in the bar :-) Looking forward to seeing you back again in the future. Regards, Rachel The Martello More

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Additional Information about The Martello Hotel

Address: 47 Strand Road, Bray, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Wicklow > Bray
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 7 hotels in Bray
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — The Martello Hotel 2*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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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