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The Martello Hotel

#1 of 7 Hotels in Bray
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47 Strand Road, Bray, Ireland
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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Apart from the reception staff being completely unhelpful due to electric sockets not working and the tv remote broken this would have been a whole lot more enjoyable. Good night in the bar, great breakfast the next morning but beware the night club attached thumping out loud music while your trying to sleep in your room.

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Kildare, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great restaurant to enjoy a Sunday lunch with great views of the promenade and sea. The choice on menu was excellent. The seafood chowder is the best I have ever eaten. The lamb burger is unreal. We will definitely be back. Staff are so friendly. Well done

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Ireland
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261 reviews
50 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This place is amazing!! Cant believe its only a 2 star, Ive stayed in 4 star hotels that wouldnt be a patch on this place. We had an amazing room with a sea view (203). Staff were lovely, friendly and very nice. We had dinner and it was divine. Bed is huge as is shower. What a place, will be... More 

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

Dear ElleBi, Thank you for this wonderful review and putting up those lovely photos of your view and Bray seafront. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us so much and look forward to your next visit. Kind regards, Robyn More 

Colorado
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19 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My friends and I rented an apartment there for what was a decent enough price, although by the time we checked in those same rooms had gone down €25 and we couldn't get the discount, but that happens. The room was clean and the kitchen was well stocked with dishes. It had a fridge, a microwave, and a stove which... More 

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

Dear Kelina N, Thanks for that great review. We're so glad to hear you liked your apartment and great location of the hotel. I have made a note about your feedback on the motion sensor lights. We hope that you and your friends will return for the next reunion! Kind regards, Robyn More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If it's 5 star, champagne drinking, grand piano playing, robot staff fussing and whirlpool baths then don't go. If its family friendly, great food, customer focused can't do enough for you staff, comfortable rooms and smashing entertainment in a great location then give this one a go. A special mention to Angie who is a credit to the hospitality world.... More 

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

Dear Jonny S, Thank you for such a lovely review. We are delighted you and your family enjoyed your stay with us so much and thanks so much for the special mention about Angie. She was so glad to hear it! We hope to welcome you back again in the near future. Kind regards, Robyn More 

Bristol, England
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21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here with friends in both early May (incl. wives) and early July (just the boys) whilst golfing in the locality. If you walked past the Martello unknowingly you'd think it was a big pub with a huge terrace / smoking area. This belies the comfortable hotel within. There is no lift, no secure parking, no leisure facilities and the... More 

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

Dear Prospect12, Thank you for your great review! We are absolutely delighted you enjoyed both your stays with us so much. If you get in touch and let us know what room you were in where the curtain pulley didn't work we will be sure to look into it. You can email us at info@themartello.ie and just reference your review.... More 

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43 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent one night here and wish we could have stayed longer! My partner booked as a surprise for my birthday as he knew my family were from Bray. The hotel has so many facilities and we felt at home during our stay. Our room didn't have a view but we weren't planning on spending all our time there anyway. The... More 

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

Dear Dublin3469, Congratulations on your engagement! We are absolutely delighted that you enjoyed your stay here and we hope we helped make your engagement special. Thank you for sharing your story with us and your wonderful comments. We look forward to welcoming you back next year for your engagement anniversary. Kind regards, Robyn More 

Melbourne, Australia
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12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in Bray for 2 Nights(another hotel) and had Dinner & Breakfast here on 2 occasions,the service was excellent,the staff were top class and very friendly,The food was Excellent.We would highly recommend this hotel.

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

Dear 535Paul1942, Thank you for that lovely review. It's great to hear such wonderful comments about our food and staff. We hope you'll choose to stay with us next time you're in Bray. Kind regards, Robyn More 

Ireland
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Staff, rooms, food, entertainment 100% excellent!!! We were looked after from the moment to entered till the moment we left. Very clean place. Very near everything. Very very friendly staff and very helpful. It's was just excellent. I want to go back.

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

Dear Trip Lovers F, Thank you for that wonderful review. It is always great to hear such fantastic comments about our staff and we are thrilled you enjoyed your stay with us so much. We hope you will be back again! Kind regards, Robyn More 

portlaoise
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and have just spent 2 nights in the Martello Hotel Bray. the hotel is Small 28 bedrooms we were unfortunate to get ROOM 101 this room is so small that to turn over in the bed you have to nearly go out side. When we were leaving we were ask if every thing was OK for us and... More 

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

Dear Johneoin, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback. We take all customer comments very seriously and really appreciate your honest feedback. We are very sorry that you did not have a completely satisfactory experience with us but are delighted to hear you you found the food and staff to be so good. Unfortunately we... More 

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