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Esplanade Hotel

Strand Road, Bray, Ireland
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Ranked #3 of 7 Hotels in Bray
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
John B Alyth, Scotland, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Alyth, Scotland, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

For our St. Patrick's holiday break we were based in the charming 19th century hotel, which has been refurbished to 21st century amenities. The staff were welcoming and very friendly the room clean, spacious and comfortable. Wi-Fi was available. The meals were excellent, with generous portions.

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

Dear John B, Many thanks for taking the time to leave your wonderful review of the Esplanade Hotel. I am delighted you stayed with us during the St. Patrick's Day celebrations and that you had a pleasant experience over the duration of your break. I am very glad our staff were welcoming and friendly, and that you enjoyed your meals... More 

Valletta, Malta
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the pleasure to stay for four nights in this hotel which is situated along the beautiful promenade of Bray. I found this hotel very up to my likings. It is clean, very quiet, and has a friendly and helpful staff. I recommend it to all those who plan to go to Bray.

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

Dear Mzam54, Thank you for taking the time to leave your lovely review. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your four night stay at the Esplanade Hotel and it was up to your likings. I am also glad that our staff were friendly and helpful, and that you enjoyed the beautiful location on the promenade in Bray. We would... More 

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
14 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Situated on the beach, with the railway station situated to the rear of the hotel where the Dart takes you into Dublin, also located within some distance to be able go for a mountain walk./hike. Staff at the hotel friendly, rooms comfortable and decent meals served. Yes would come back here again. Good value for money.

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

Dear Jude, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review on your recent stay at the Esplanade Hotel. I am delighted you enjoyed your time here and the convenient location of the hotel. I am pleased to hear our staff were friendly and most importantly that your room was comfortable. We hope to welcome you back in the... More 

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44 reviews 44 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Charming hotel, wonderful location and nice people-service. It deserve restoring to make the stay more pleasant. I have been twice, first time bathroom ok, second the sink was broken. Nice breakfast but with no fruit, a pity.

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

Dear AndyTorre, Many thanks for taking the time for leaving your feedback on your most recent stay at the Esplanade Hotel. Thank you for informing us of the maintenance issues in your room as these have now been addressed. I am glad that you are a returning guest and enjoyed our wonderful location and people-service. We hope to welcome you... More 

London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Straightforward no frills hotel, breakfast was a bit pricy for what you get (also they were unable to provide soya milk, so bring your own) - there are few other breakfast options close by, especially on a Sunday. Room was clean and warm, with tea and coffee provided. Staff were friendly and able to help with any questions we had.... More 

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

Dear Kronoc, Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review of your recent stay at the Esplanade Hotel. I am delighted that you found our staff friendly and helpful and that they were able to assist you with your questions. I am also very pleased there were issues with noise even with a function on in the hotel.... More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks 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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12 reviews 12 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 

Ireland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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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