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Esplanade Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Strand Road, Bray, Ireland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Me and my wife want to have a nice weekend getaway. She of course, decided on the hotel, and she chose Esplanade Hotel, as from the photos it looked great. We found a great deal on Booking.com, and decided to book a 2 night stay. As the online system takes only "Visa, American Express and Maestro" card, I decided to... More 

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ManageratEsplanade, General Manager at Esplanade Hotel, responded to this review

Dear David S, Many thanks for taking the time to leave your feedback on your experience with booking a room at the Esplanade Hotel. I am sorry for any frustration your experience may have caused you. It is however, hotel policy not to take any bookings either online or over the phone without valid credit card details and therefore we... More 

Celbridge, Ireland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Not deserve the money that's for sure! Mediocre looking rooms with spots on the carpet and not very comfortable beds. The breakfast was kinna old, I know we went down around 9 but it was as a Sunday...

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ManageratEsplanade, General Manager at Esplanade Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Laura L Many thanks for your review of your recent stay at the Esplanade Hotel in Bray. We appreciate your comments and take your feedback on board in order to help us continue to improve in the future. If you wish to discuss the details of your stay in more detail, please do not hesitate to contact me directly.... More 

Cork, Ireland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Too exhausted to write much tonight after last night's fairly sleepless stay at the Esplanade. The walls are so thin that we were subject to the late night goings-on of our adjacent neighbors who were carrying on until 5am - Music, loud talking, drinking (?), smoking cigarettes (rooms were all non-smoking! But we could smell them all night), etc. We... More 

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ManageratEsplanade, General Manager at Esplanade Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Dia S, Many thanks for your review and pictures of your recent stay at the Esplanade Hotel in Bray. I sincerely apologise that your experience was not a pleasant one. We have replaced both light fixtures and I have spoken with our accommodation team to ensure an oversight like this does not occur again in the future. I am... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We were in Bray for a gathering of people, and so decided to stay for a while in this enchanting area. Check in was efficient, and we headed up to our room. Our beds were fixed and they were very nice. It was handy to turn around the television and the pillows were comfortable. We had the food, which I... More 

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ManageratEsplanade, General Manager at Esplanade Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Connor N, Many thanks for your review of your recent stay at the Esplanade Hotel in Bray. We appreciate your comments and take your feedback on board in order to help us continue to improve in the future. If you wish to discuss the details of your stay in more detail, please do not hesitate to contact me directly.... More 

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

We stayed for two nights, the room was lovely and spacious. Bed was quite comfortable. The staff were very pleasant and on arrival, presented us with a free bottle of wine to enjoy. The room was cheaper than many others we checked. We will stay again.

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

My family and I stayed in this hotel for 2 nights.It was very good and the room we got was very clean and quiet but the room was a bit old.The beds were very comfortable but the TV didn`t really have any good channels.The dinner was delicious.Also,this hotel is very close to the sea and there`s also a Bray Head... More 

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Burlington, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Hi Guys and Gals. Stayed one night while on business. No complaints, well very little. Staff friendly, pint of guinness was good and room was lovely and warm. Bed very comfortable. I would stay again.

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Toronto, Canada
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52 reviews 52 reviews
14 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Great location. Quiet clean rooms. Older traditional hotel showing a bit of wear but still a lovely place to stay. A vey nice Irish Breakfast. Easily accessible parking. With a waterside room you get a great view and toucan plan your walk down the board walk to a choice of very good restaurants

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Dublin
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3 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

My husband John and I stayed here last weekend for October Bank Holiday. It was our fourth time staying here but first time without our daughters, now 17 and 19. We dont live far away , just in Dublin City, but have always found Bray to be a great and accessible place to stay. This is a beautiful olde world... More 

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Castlebar, Ireland
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Stayed here in August, It is a lovely location,beautiful view.hotel in serious need of facelift on outside and revamp on inside, staff ok not very friendly.Beds and bathroom clean. had to pay before seeing room. Breakfast fair,no hot plates provided,so goes cold very fast, Our evening meal was poor,looked like breaded fish ,mash and veg,something the receptionist could cook.Ice cream... More 

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Address: Strand Road, Bray, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Wicklow > Bray
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Esplanade Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 94
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Also Known As:
Best Western Bray
Bray Best Western

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