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The Royal Hotel and Merrill Leisure Club

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Main Street, Bray, Ireland (Formerly The Royal Hotel Bray)
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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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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Dublin, Ireland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

While the room was relatively clean, the hotel had clearly seen better days. The bed sagged, the bathroom was small and cramped, and none of the doors in the room or on the wardrobe seemed to fit properly. Staff at reception were rather surly and unhelpful and there was a weird cabbagey smell in a couple of the corridors. The... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed for 3 nights at the end of September 2014. I was a bit concerned after I read previous reviews however I shouldn't have been. On arrival the receptionist was very pleasant. We were checked in quickly and information about meals etc. supplied. Our room was clean with all the usual expectations such as tea and coffee, television and... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed in the royal for the last 6 years every September when we come over for a family event some years we have stayed more than once and over the last couple of times we have stayed we haven't been impressed and are seriously looking to stay else where. Although the location is very good and the bar... More

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tullamore
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here last weekend , very overpriced 200euro room only , 2 be honest would not eat here as other reviewers have said the smell is overpowering at times . I commented to the bar man that there was a really bad smell such as dirty bins he sprayed air fresher but to be honest place needs a serious deep... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well I was pleasantly surprised by this hotel. Nice rooms and facilities,however, the staff really let the place down!!! The lady on reception was incredibly rude when we arrived and acted as if she was doing us a favour by allowing us to stay here and the lady dealing with breakfast was just as rude!! You shouldn't have to ask... More

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Ireland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

All I can say is do not stay here ever. The hotel is so tired and smelly and dirty. The whole experience was terrible. Oh and no WiFi in the rooms, in fact if you can get any signal on your phone in the room you will be lucky. It is one of the worst hotels I have ever stayed... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here with a group , room was grubby and an awful smell coming from sink in bathroom management told but did nothing ! Despite e- mailing and ringing to let them know I wanted a Dairy free diet no one listened , they sent out for a carton of soya milk when I arrived . When I asked at... More

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Chester, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wow what can I say... I really don't get all the negative reviews. I stayed at this hotel for 4 nights whilst doing a charity bike ride through the Wicklow Mountains. On arrival to the hotel we booked in at reception. The reception staff were very friendly and helpful. We couldn't check in until 3pm which wasn't any bother because... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed for two nights. And it was good, the room was cozy and the bed I wanted to stay in. It is located nicely in the town so you have the option of going out to explore or staying in and relaxing. The bar is done up so you can eat in the hotel and have a few drinks.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was originally booked in for 2 nights but had to leave after 1! Our room had two windows which overlooked the fire escape and faced a wall. I accept that most hotels have such rooms so I was not initially too bothered. The room itself was a reasonable size however that I'm afraid was it's only saving grace! The fixtures... 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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