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The Martello Hotel

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Cork, Ireland
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7 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

First impression on arriving at the hotel was positive and good as there was a match on in the bar and there was a great atmosphere around the place, until we went into reception the two girls at reception seemed to be more interested in having a laugh than to check us into our room,we were not warned about the... More 

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Dublin
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a brilliant stay at the Martello with my 5 month old baby. The apartment was perfect for all our needs. The location of the hotel is perfect & loads to do & see as hotel is close to all amenities. Food is lovely & staff are welcoming & very helpful.

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Thank annevans21
Management_Bray, Marketing at The Martello Hotel, responded to this review

Dear annevans21, Thank you for this wonderful review. It's great to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We really appreciate your lovely comments about our hotel, staff and food and hope to welcome you back again in the near future. Kind regards, Robyn More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Love love this hotel. We try to go a few times every year. From Angie in reception to all the staff in the bar and restraunt, everybody Is so nice and helpfull.Food is of such a great variety and always tastes fabulous. Heading there tomorrow night for another stay. Can t wait.

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Management_Bray, Marketing at The Martello Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Yvonne, Thank you for this great review. We really appreciate your wonderful feedback about our hotel and staff. Angie will be delighted to hear your lovely comments. We look forward to welcoming you for another stay today! Kind regards, Robyn More 

Bray, Ireland
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

First impressions on checking in was that the entrance hall and stairs were a wee bit musty and the carpet needing a good freshen up. However, the room was clean and the bed comfortable. There is a nightclub attached but we did not experience any noise issues. The breakfasts were excellent, both the 'full Irish' (fuel for the whole day!)... More 

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Management_Bray, Marketing at The Martello Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Andy, Thank you for leaving us this great review. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us so much and we appreciate your lovely comments about our food and staff. We have taken your comments about the entrance hall on board and will endeavour to address these issues as soon as possible. We hope to... More 

Larne, United Kingdom
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed for three nights in one of the one bedroom apartments. Finding a parking space was a big issue, and after driving round for over half an hour in backed up traffic was forced to park up a few streets back from the hotel and walk down with luggage. There didn't appear to be any free parking any where in... More 

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Management_Bray, Marketing at The Martello Hotel, responded to this review

Dear doriedory Thank you for taking the time to leave us your feedback. We take all customer comments very seriously and use them to improve upon our service in the future. We really appreciate your lovely comments about our friendly staff. We are very sorry about the issues with your room and will endeavour to fix all of the problems... More 

Blackpool, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed on Sunday 14 August. We enquired if they had vacancies and the receptionist told us that they did have a double room available but warned us that the room was small. She also told us that the would be music playing and we would hear it from the room. We didn't like the sound of it so left... More 

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Management_Bray, Marketing at The Martello Hotel, responded to this review

Dear heather2110 Thank you for taking the time to leave us your feedback. We try to provide a very high standard of service and are very sorry that you feel you did not receive this. We are glad that you enjoyed your breakfast and your experience with most of our staff. We have taken your comments on board and will... More 

County Laois, Ireland
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25 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hi we stayed in the Martello hotel apartment on Sunday night to walk on Monday the walk to greystones Three ladies, Loved my stay We booked with breakfast, It was everything we needed Location food, staff all excellent Cannot wait to return

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Management_Bray, Marketing at The Martello Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Maria, Thank you for this lovely review. We really appreciate your great comments about our location, food and staff and we hope you enjoyed the Cliff Walk! We look forward to welcoming you back again. Kind regards, Robyn More 

Surrey, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Location, cleanliness, food, room, second to none. The staff are the most friendly, happy people you'll ever meet. Nothing too much trouble, service with a smile always. If you go to Bray and don't stay there, you will be sorry. Thank you everyone for a most memorable, happy stay. Angela and Dave xx

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Management_Bray, Marketing at The Martello Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Angela & Dave, Thank you for this wonderful review. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay with us so much and we really appreciate your lovely comments about our staff. We hope to welcome you back again soon. Kind regards, Robyn More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Myself and my partner stayed from Friday to Sunday and couldn't have asked for better staff / accommodation/ service etc , from checking in to checking out , the staff could not do enough for us from the bar to the restaurant to the nightclub , we have to especially mention Angie Doyle and Laura on reception who were just... More 

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Management_Bray, Marketing at The Martello Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Steve & Stevie, Thank you for leaving us such a great review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us so much. Your wonderful comments have been passed on to Angie and Laura, who were delighted to hear them. We look forward to your next visit. Kind regards, Robyn More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dirty room, smells, broken stuf in the room, no shower curtain, exit thru the dumpster, lots of noise untill 5am, a window to the street with broken curtain, could not sleep... We wanted to leave at 4am, didn't matter where just get out and say from here, and get a refund, but the person at the reception could not do... More 

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  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 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.. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Martello Hotel

Address: Heather House Hotel 47 Strand Road, Bray, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Wicklow > Bray
Price Range: $93 - $158 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Martello Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 44
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