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The Royal Hotel and Merrill Leisure Club

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
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

stayed for three nights with wife son daughter in law and grand kids rooms are up to what they say on the tin the food is very good and reasonable price ,breakfast is very good .yes the hotel undergoing renovations and a lot of people seem to have grasped apon that as a major gripe well all I can say... More 

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County Cork, Ireland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Me and my boyfriend stayed here on the weekend of the 24-25 July for a concert in the croke park. First impressions included, a slighted shabby looking exterior (i.e. dirty paint etc) but this was overlooked as it was near a road and to be expected. The car park was full so we had to park in a local carpark... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

On friday we where there for a wedding we payed 110 euro for the night we went up at 3 o clock to check in and were told our room was not ready to come back in 20 min that was fine we.did that then to be told it still wasnt ready and they didnt know when it would be... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Traveled along the east coast stopped of in the royal hotel for one night, reception staff welcoming and friendly, rooms were old but clean fresh linen/towels and nice clean bathroom, was good enough for us staying one night, didn't use bar or leisure as it was a quick stay but both looked lovely maybe next time.. over all good stay... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We visited for a stag do, and from the outside and reception foyer the hotel did look like a 3*. When we got into the rooms tho I was a bit disappointed. Old TV, tired carpet, and no shower!!! This was the worst, and also the water looked a tinge of yellow that came out of the bath. The staff... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I have spent a week there with my family, including our children. The location is convenient in Bray, on the main Street. It is easy to reach the DART train, the swans, the beach. In addition it is close to the bus stop of the shuttle from and to the airport, which runs every hour even during the night. Rooms... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Myself and my family enjoyed a great break at the Royal Hotel in Bray during our trip to Ireland! We stayed in the hotel for three nights in one of their family rooms. The room was lovely and very spacious and clean. We had breakfast in the hotel each morning. Good choice of food. We ate dinner in the bar... More 

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

The hotel was basic but the staff made it very welcoming,especially the Irish girl on reception and ash the manager,who was very professional at his job and extremely friendly and helpful,bit disappointed with the cold meals and no hot water on first night but did not ruin our stay,had a great time and would stay there again.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The bedrooms were disgusting, dirty, wall paper falling off the walls & a musty smell filled the air. The water in the bathroom had to be left run for 5 mins before hot water began to flow through the tap. First hotel I've stayed in where you have to pay for parking. While using the swimming pool facilities I received... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

we were charged 277.00 for 2 nights. the room was like a dog box and the walls where very dirty. no wifi in the rooms we also had to pay 10 euro for parking. no breakfast in the price. the people who own this so called hotel should be ashamed of them self. I would not recommend the place to... More 

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