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The Martello Hotel

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Heather House Hotel 47 Strand Road, Bray A98 P7X4 Ireland See on map
Free Wifi
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
2 Star accommodation
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All reviews hen party beer garden great atmosphere heather house live music self catering outside area ate here street parking no lift function room sea front great night saturday night couldn't do enough dart station sea view
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited this hotel just after New Year's Day to meet up with friends. Three families with children and assorted adults got together over two days. The apartments were lively and comfortable and gave us flexibility re snacks and breakfast. The breakfasts were lovely, the...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank Concubhar L
Reviewed 3 days ago

This was not a residential stay just a celebratory extended family birthday party. We were located in an upstairs restaurant in a nice pavilion area overlooking the seafront. Downstairs was an enclosed 'beer garden area' which had been transformed into an 'Apres -Ski " lounge...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank RonnieDublinIreland
Response from Management_Bray, Marketing at The Martello HotelResponded 3 days ago

Hi RonnieDublinIreland, Thank you very much for your lovely review. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed you family celebration at The Martello and I will pass your comments on to the chef and staff! We hope to see you back again for another...More

Reviewed December 2, 2018 via mobile

The best night had out in a long long time. Myslef & friends were here for Christmas night out the set menu was so good such a nice selection food & great value. The service is just so attentive you won't get better. The atmosphere...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank DaisyMae_225
Response from Management_Bray, Marketing at The Martello HotelResponded December 2, 2018

Hi DaisyMae, Thank you for your great review, we really appreciate you letting us know about your night and we are delighted to hear that it was such a good one! I will pass it on to the staff, and especially the bar will be...More

Reviewed November 26, 2018 via mobile

Nothing but the height of praise for this hotel and its staff who were so nice to us from the second we checked in until we left. I had emailed to say it was our break away after our wedding and we'd love a sea...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank MauraG837
Response from Management_Bray, Marketing at The Martello HotelResponded November 28, 2018

Hi Maura Thank you so much for this wonderful review! We are delighted you enjoyed your stay on such a special occasion! I have passed this on to the team, who will be delighted to hear that their service made your stay more pleasant. Please...More

Reviewed November 21, 2018 via mobile

We have been using the Martello for many years now, since it was Heather House and we get a great feeling each visit as we can see the owners are always trying to improvise and improve on what is already a great establishment. The staff...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank ccrystal
Response from Management_Bray, Marketing at The Martello HotelResponded November 22, 2018

Hi ccrystal, Thank you so much for your lovely review! We are delighted that you enjoy your stays at The Martello, especially as a customer that has been returning for many years! I will pass on your comments to management and staff and they will...More

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The Martello Hotel is located on the beautiful seafront in Bray, Co Wicklow and is situated only 5 minutes walk from the local train station. (Dublin city centre/ 02 Arena, Aviva Stadium/ Bord Gais Energy More theatre only 40 mins away) The hotel is set in a beautiful Victorian house, which has been tastefully refurbished to create a modern interior with a vibrant atmosphere. Every room has an en-suite bathroom, television, tea and coffee making facilities and complimentary WIFI.The Martello features the Tower Bistro, Koo nightclub, Martello Bar and an all weather heated beer garden. The Tower Bistro serves European style cuisine while the bar offers a more relaxed dining style. Evenings at The Martello Bar offer music most nights with live musicians. Koo nightclub is open every weekend and is one of Bray’s hotspots attracting a lively and party style atmosphere. The Martello is set in Wicklow, the garden of Ireland and has many local excursions on it’s doorstep including golf courses, kayaking, hill walking plus much more.. Less
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room Service
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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$81 - $181 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Wicklow > Bray
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
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$81 - $181 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Wicklow > Bray
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Phyllis C
October 4, 2016|
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Response from Stephen D | Reviewed this property |
Hi Phyllis , Food is served til 10pm and the bar is open late , we've stayed twice on two different occasions and different double room each time and both were really lovely rooms , enjoy !
Caroline O
August 31, 2016|
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Response from heather2110 | Reviewed this property |
Very hard to find anything without restrictions. Had to park quite a distance away.
May 26, 2016|
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I'm afraid but I do not know. I suppose so ... Regards.
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"If you're in the front, closer to street side, then you will hear the music until 1 or 3 am"
Oct 24, 2018
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"Stay well away from room 112 and any other room close to the kitchen. Even better.....book another hotel..."
Sep 19, 2018
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"Average noise Monday through Wednesday. Second floor has a lot of steps and there is no elevator."
Sep 14, 2018
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"night would appear to be a bit noisy for hotel residents"
Aug 8, 2018
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