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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
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Milborne Port, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It was our first visit. Our hotel room had a walk-in shower but there was a problem with the lift. Ramps were absent making it difficult for us and another person on the same coach trip. Had a problem with the toilet flush in our room but this was soon fixed by staff who seemed to know exactly what was... More

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Regina, Canada
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92 reviews 92 reviews
39 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a nice hotel, right by the sea and has an old charm to it if you look again. But it needs help. These lovely old buildings are being neglected and this is a shame. This was formerly a Best Western. Breakfast is good, could be better. Needs fresh fruit, ketchup, variety of jams. It is clean, but there... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here last week. Hairdryer broken. Very old tv like my grandmothers with only 2 channels working. With breakfast, which was nice, it was €120, definitely not a reflection of the quality of the rooms. I stay in hotels regularly and booked online and expected, based on single room rate above, that my room would be at least, nice! Alas,... More

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Moate, Ireland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked this and read the reviews afterwards. Oops. We arrived at about 8 and wanted dinner. They didn't really want to give us any but we insisted. Food was grand. Icecream was good. Parking facilities are inadequate. I had to get up at 7am every morning to feed the meter where we were parked on the street. The room... More

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Epsom, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice enough hotel but we were only looking for a bed for the night and not for a holiday. The hotel could do with some decoration, but was clean and tidy and could not fault the staff. The only negative things I have to say are. The toaster is the slowest toaster I have ever experienced in my life. Get... More

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Derby, United Kingdom
2 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were a party of five - myself, my husband, my very elderly father in law and my two children, aged 12 and 5. We arrived after a long trip after the 3 o clock check in time, but we're told our family room wasn't ready and we should wait in my father in law's room. The reception staff said... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed a week here and found to be ok, food ok , drink fine , rooms were ok but bath had black mouldy silicone around bath. Wifi did not work for one of the days. But saying that I would go back :). Staff helpful and the cleaners were friendly.

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2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After having a bad experience in the royal hotel in bray and checking out of it early because of filthy conditions we checked into this charming hotel, the staff were so friendly and obliging and the rooms were really nice, clean and comfortable. The hotel has such a fantastic location but that is secondary to the welcome inside, no one... More

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Derry
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Location is great, right on the seafront so when we booked the hotel we read the reviews and yes that weren't great. So rather than be negative I'll say that the hotel offer a great location and for what we paid for 2 nights not complaining. I would say that this hotel could be a 4 star if it was... More

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dublin
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

great location on the sea front .although our room looked out onto the dart line :(.. very over priced . room was spacious and clean but could do with updating . bar area very small and staff unfriendly . reception staff were very nice on arrival and we were given a warm welcome . car park is not great at... 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*
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Also Known As:
Best Western Bray
Bray Best Western

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