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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
    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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Over the years, I have had many pleasurable stays at this hotel including family parties booked in function room. However, my visit on the 7th of February passed was unfortunately a horrible experience. We had my brothers 40th birthday party in the function room (250 people) and dinner in your restaurant (40 people) before the part a planned a surprise... More 

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

Stayed here for the weekend with a group of 95, yes 95, whilst on a walking holiday in the area. Let me say from the start that the hotel only claims to be 3 star and that should be remembered from the outset. Yes, the rooms could be doing with a spruce up and the windows with a lick of... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Website pictures very deceiving! Hotel room dirty, old, everything half broken, mattress or bed broken, carpet super stained of things I don't want to know about, window broken and rusty, sink and bath full of black mould, tiles broken, shower curtain fit for the trash .. Menu at the bar and restaurant: poor choice and quality. Breakfast was a joke!... More 

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Tamworth, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed here for a couple of nights as we where attending a party on the evening in the Powerscourt Suite. I will,start by saying how friendly the staff were, especially the receptionists. The bar was nice and had a good atmosphere, and the breakfasts were reasonable. The accomodation is a different story. We had to settle... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is our 2nd time here. Last time without kids and I have to say the staff really make this hotel. We had a fab time. Rooms grand no major luxury but clean tidy and lots of hot water and tea coffee etc and plenty of room and lovely fluffy towels. !! 1. Health suite is fab. Thankyou I think... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My partner and I stayed here for valentines weekend. It was absolutely horrendous from the minute we walked through the door. The smell was unbearable, the place was so dirty and the rooms were vile. I wouldn't put my dog in the room and that's not exaggeration. The carpet was rotten, the seat in the corner which was cream was... More 

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Kilkee, Ireland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for one night with partner and daughter.when we entered room the smell was so unbearing. Carpet was stained.curtains were filthy.went into a bathroom that just smelt of mould, really bad mould.the shower head was completely brown and the rails on the side of the bath had actual rust on them.there was a hole at the side of the... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I recently bought a voucher for one night in this hotel and all I can say is it was a total waste of money as myself and my wife planned a night away nothing would prepare us for what we encountered as we checked in there was other guests complaining about the cold in their rooms . We checked in... More 

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Nessa O, Director of Sales at The Royal Hotel and Merrill Leisure Club, responded to this review

Dear Gary, Many thanks for your review regarding your recent visit to The Royal Hotel & Merrill Leisure Club. I would like to say how sorry I was to learn of your disappointment with your stay at the hotel. I sincerely apologise for any shortcomings in the housekeeping and decor of the rooms you were assigned on your arrival at... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My stay was good. The room wa good value and the food on the restaurant was divine! I can't reccomend the chicken wings enough! The bar was fab, great and playing that played a range of songs from recent years and current so was entertaining for all! Although one bar man put me off, he repetitively made animal sounds and... More 

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Nessa O, Director of Sales at The Royal Hotel and Merrill Leisure Club, responded to this review

Dear Sandra, Many thanks for your positive review, I was so happy to read your complimentary comments regarding your recent visit to our hotel, I will be sure to let our Head Chef know you thoroughly enjoyed his culinary skills, especially his renowned Chicken Wings. I was pleased to read that overall you received a high level of service from... More 

Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

V basic rooms. V old fashioned. Could hear band blaring below our room all night.Got moved to higher floor but still could hear all. Hot tap running continuously and couldn't turn off. No towels in bathroom. Breakfast buffet nothing exciting but was filling.Receptionist v helpful. Had dinner. Order v rushed as was 9.20 and last orders was 9.30. Two men... More 

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Nessa O, Director of Sales at The Royal Hotel and Merrill Leisure Club, responded to this review

Dear April B, I would like to thank you for your review regarding your recent visit with us here at The Royal Hotel and Merrill Leisure Club, I was sorry to learn of your disappointment with your stay. April, I sincerely apologise for any shortcomings with regard to the housekeeping and maintenance requirements in your room, I assure you that... 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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