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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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wicklow
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19 reviews 19 reviews
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked a 1 night stay as part of their christmas party night. €35 pps. We booked a triple room. Parking in the hotel is €5 for night but is very small carpark & when i arrived at 6pm i got the last available space. I met with my 2 friends in reception & checked in. Girl on reception was... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So dirty in toilet areas, bar and reception okay. Food okay but not great. Grim to say the least. Rooms very old and dirty. Wall paper coming off the walls. Worst place to stay ever. Had my two kids with me. Games room all locked up having to ask for key.

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Galway, Ireland
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36 reviews 36 reviews
10 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

i stayed in the Royal recently...It was fine..clean-ish, rooms was warm..could do with a little updating.there was a terrible draft in the windows of the bedroom and there was lots of stains on the walls..the shower leaked out onto the floor...Staff were friendly...Food in the bar was nice..Breakfast was nice too..Its located centrally in Bray and only a short walk... More 

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Derry, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at the Royal for their murder mystery weekend which was excellent and I met some great people. The hotel is in a very central position of the town and Bray was lovely.I also witnessed the rude old lady mentioned in an earlier review. The staff were excellent and couldn't do enough to please. The bedrooms are a bit... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was one of the most filthy places I've ever stayed. One of our group had to move rooms three times and ended in a room with mould around the windows because it was cleaner than the others. Freezing cold with some rooms having tiny plug in heaters. The staff had such bad attitudes, the worst of whom was apparently... More 

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lisburn
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks 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 November 13, 2014

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 November 3, 2014

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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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

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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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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