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The Royal Hotel and Merrill Leisure Club

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The accommodation with in the hotel was great and the staff were very nice and very friendly; the food was very good and the entertainment was equally amazing and I can not wait to come back with my family.

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Thank Fionnuala L
RoyalBray, Director of Sales at The Royal Hotel and Merrill Leisure Club, responded to this review

Dear Fionnuala L Thank you for your recent review on TripAdvisor. We are delighted you had a wonderful stay with us and we most certainly look forward to welcoming you all back to the hotel very soon!! More 

Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I wasn't expecting much from this hotel as we really only booked it because it was reasonably priced, near the sea and recently renovated! There were three of us and the room was lovely, spacious, comfortable and a bed each! There was no wifi available in our room though! Parking was handy and fairly plentiful for €5 per night which... More 

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Thank Ann-Marie K
RoyalBray, Director of Sales at The Royal Hotel and Merrill Leisure Club, responded to this review

Dear Ann-Marie K Thank you for your recent review on TripAdvisor. We are delighted you had an enjoyable stay with us and experienced what Bray has to offer. We do look forward to welcoming you all back to the hotel soon! More 

Newry, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

myself and my husband decided to stay in the royal hotel in bray.We last stayed there about 10 years ago with our 2 girls.we could not believe in the changes that there was. There was a lovely sports bar and we ate in the bar. The bar food was lovely.The room was decorated lovely.

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Thank 89katie
RoyalBray, Director of Sales at The Royal Hotel and Merrill Leisure Club, responded to this review

Dear 89katie Thank for your recent review on TripAdvisor. We are delighted you had an enjoyable stay with us. We do look forward to welcoming you back to the hotel soon. More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Im giving 3 stars mainly for the bar and the staff. Stayed here last Saturday for one night, when we arrived it i needed proof of payment which was bit of a little nightmare but the receptionist was lovely and really helpful, finding the room everytime was a nightmare hotel was like a maze haha. The room was outdated but... More 

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Thank Laura L
RoyalBray, Director of Sales at The Royal Hotel and Merrill Leisure Club, responded to this review

Dear Laura L Thank you for your recent review on TripAdvisor. Your feedback is greatly appreciate and relayed to our management team. Our refurbishment of our bedrooms are ongoing and we do hope that you would come back and stay with us again soon so you can experience of our new bedrooms. More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Just back from a 2 night stay in this hotel. Having read reviews before we went I specifically asked the hotel receptionist for a refurbished room as another reviewer had said some of the rooms were outdated and in need of updating whereas other rooms had been recently modernised. The receptionist assured me we were getting a refurbished room. She... More 

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Thank jmeehan346
RoyalBray, Director of Sales at The Royal Hotel and Merrill Leisure Club, responded to this review

Dear jmeehan346 Thank you for your recent review on TripAdvisor. We are delighted you had an enjoyable stay with us and had the pleasure of experiencing one of our newly refurbished rooms. We do apologize for the misunderstanding with our reception team, as some of our team are very new new and in Training. We do look forward to welcoming... More 

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Leicester, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Tip: Not all rooms are within range of the wifi. If this is important to you, ask for a room which has wifi. There is no doubt that The Royal is in need of updating. We stayed in room 405. Our room was clean with a comfortable double bed. These are the most important things to us. The decor in... More 

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Thank Drivermick
RoyalBray, Director of Sales at The Royal Hotel and Merrill Leisure Club, responded to this review

Dear Drivermick Thank you for your recent review on TripAdvisor. We are delighted you had an enjoyable stay with us. Our WI-FI upgrade has just been completed and is accessible throughout the hotel. We are still ongoing with our refurbishment of our rooms. We do look forward to welcoming you all back to the hotel soon. More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We are not impressed with the hotel this time around we stayed in room 256 this room Should not be given to family's for one you won't get any sleep above a set of traffic Lights people pressing them between the hours of one in the morning right up to four in The morning and it makes a beeping sound... More 

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Thank Patrick D
RoyalBray, Director of Sales at The Royal Hotel and Merrill Leisure Club, responded to this review

Dear Patrick D Thank you for your recent review on TripAdvisor. We are very sorry to hear that you did not have an enjoyable stay with us and you were un- happy with the room provided to you. Unfortunately we are a city centre property located on a busy main street. I have update your profile for any future bookings... More 

Liverpool, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the worst hotel I have ever stayed in service was awful we were kept outside while waiting for a table then they tried to split us up,we didn't come away together to be split up at mealtimes bread for breakfast had green mould on and was 3 days out of date there was very little menu selection was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A special experience. We visited 8/8/16 to 12/8/16 and found the Hotel to be everything it needed to be, good room including amenities, good restaurant, and good food. The Leisure facilities were fantastic and the Wi-Fi reliable and very fast. The Hotel staff and the service they rendered took our experience at this hotel to the next level up. They... More 

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Thank Graham P
RoyalBray, Director of Sales at The Royal Hotel and Merrill Leisure Club, responded to this review

Dear Graham P Thank you for your recent review on TripAdvisor. We are delighted you had an enjoyable stay with us. All of your comments have been relayed to the management & staff and we thank you for your kind words. We do look forward to welcoming you all back in the near future. More 

LINCOLN ENGLAND
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this hotel is a nightmare.. we stopped only a night and that was to long .. the room was a disgrace.. when you walked in the room and switched the light on the room seemed dull , when i looked at the ceiling light it was full of dust- dead insects etc..it had not been cleaned in months.. the walls... More 

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3 Thank ucs
RoyalBray, Director of Sales at The Royal Hotel and Merrill Leisure Club, responded to this review

Dear ucs Thank you for your recent review on TripAdvisor. We value your feedback which is relayed to all the management in the hotel. We are sorry to hear that you were dissatisfied with your hotel bedroom. We appreciate the hotel is old and not of decor but please be assured we are in the process of a major refurbishment.... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Spa
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A very warm welcome to The Royal Hotel & Merrill Leisure Club, one of the largest hotels in Co. Wicklow with a proven reputation in hospitality excellence for many years.We pride our selves as being children and famliy friendly . ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Royal Hotel and Merrill Leisure Club

Address: Main Street, Bray, Ireland (Formerly The Royal Hotel Bray)
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Wicklow > Bray
Price Range: $88 - $170 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Royal Hotel and Merrill Leisure Club 3*
Number of rooms: 128
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Also Known As:
Royal Hotel Bray
The Royal Hotel Leisure Centre
Bray Hotel Royal Wicklow
Royal Hotel Wicklow
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