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The Royal Hotel and Merrill Leisure Club

3.0 of 5 Main Street, Bray, Ireland (Formerly The Royal Hotel Bray)
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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lisburn
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This hotel is definitely in need of refurbishment. The room we were in looked out onto a wall and both windows and wall were very dirty. Room itself was not dirty as such however both room and bathroom need re-decorated and new curtains and carpet/floor covering. Breakfast and evening meal were fine and staff were friendly. Leisure Centre pool is... More

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

Just back from the murder mystery weekend which was excellent .Stayed in room123 Which was ok views out on to the generator but heyho...Staff had to deal with a very rude older woman .who complained non stop about almost everything .The abuse the young waitress had to endure was nothing short of awful .The young Manager i feel dealt with... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dirty, wallpaper hanging off walls, carpets stained, musty smell in rooms and corridors which are like a rabbits warren. Some corridors smell of smoke. One rackety old lift. To be fair staff friendly and showed 3 alternative rooms after complaining about first. Worryingly they didn't seem surprised at request to change room. More like a cheap hostel than a hostel... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff are very friendly. We used an escapes.ie voucher. The room was smelly and musty. Sheets and bed clothes old and curtains hanging off window. The windows were badly in need of repair. Breakfast good. Overall never again. Pay more and stay somewhere else.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my second stay this hotel and to be honest the difference was huge, the first time my stay was good which was about 6 years ago, but this time was really bad. the company i work for had their Christmas party night here last year (dec 2013). when i got to my room which was in the new... More

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Collinstown
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Arrived and paid €5 for nights parking, had booked and prepaid for 2 rooms. 1st room was to have 1 double and 1 single bed and the second room was to have 3 single beds. checked in and went to rooms to find 2nd room had 1 single 1 double and a travel bed stuck in for 3rd person far... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Myself and my husband stayed for here last night the first of November , all I can say is thank god we didn't book another night!! We got the hotel in the voucher pages so seemed like a good deal 55€. We were shocked to arrive firstly to a man on the gate of hotel who basically attacked us on... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here with my family for 2 nights end of oct 14 ..after i had booked it i read the reviews on here and had seriously considered canceling our booking but we decided to go anyway , lady on recption (daneka i think ???) Was very friendly welcoming and gave us all information needed we were given a triple room... More

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Kilkeel Co Down N Ireland
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53 reviews 53 reviews
12 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

While the hotel is in need of a lot of refurbishment it is really good value for the money. The bedrooms are quite small but very clean and cosy. The beds are comfortable and I found it easy to sleep on/ in. You need to let the water run for quite a while before getting hot water but there is... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent one night here at the end of October 2014. Our experience was dreadful. The first room we were given was tiny and smelled like an ashtray (Rm 330) so we requested a new room. We were given a room on the second floor (Rm 258) and the room was adequate at best. There was serious signs of wear... More

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Additional Information about The Royal Hotel and Merrill Leisure Club

Address: Main Street, Bray, Ireland (Formerly The Royal Hotel Bray)
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Wicklow > Bray
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — The Royal Hotel and Merrill Leisure Club 3*
Number of rooms: 128
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Also Known As:
Royal Hotel Bray
The Royal Hotel Leisure Centre
Bray Hotel Royal Wicklow
Royal Hotel Wicklow

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