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

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

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
14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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14 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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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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9 hotel reviews
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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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Lansing, Michigan
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Price was fair and location was very nice. Friendly staff and easly located. Would gladly stay there again. If I had one negative to say, it would be that during taking a shower, the shower curtain kept sticking to me, making it rather difficult to lather up and rinse off.

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Wicklow, Wicklow, Ireland
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Stayed third week of October 2014 Well one doesnt really know where to start, it was diaster from start to finish. The exterior of the hotel spoke volumes it was like something out of a stephen king novel, it was un-kept in serious need of a paint job, cleaned windows and some serious tlc.(exterior only) The Car park was a... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

This is a lovely hotel in a great location, a bit of a hidden gem. The accommodation is spacious with great quality mattresses and bedding. The atmosphere is very relaxing and it oozes charisma. The views are wonderful assuming you have a sea side room. It is a quiet location in the late evening and we had a great nights... 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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