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County Kerry, Ireland
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2 reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We were really looking forward to our night away, the room we got could really do with a good clean, as you can see in the pictures, there were hairs in the bed, stains on the carpet, soap dispenser was black, and views one word-disappointing. I was looking forward to the sea front and we got the dart!

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Palm Bay, Florida
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Vintage does not mean old. This not one where you will get the wrong room because one hallway looks the same as the other. Hotel has been around for a long time but it has maintained it's charm. People treat you like people, smooth stay with no problems. Quaint and charming in every way and great location.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Late last summer we called in here for afternoon tea and cakes and enjoyed it so much that we decided we would chance an overnight stay on our next visit to Bray. The double room with breakfast was 159 euro which was to be expected on the busy October bank holiday weekend in nearby Dublin. The hotel is situated on... More 

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1 Thank Murread
2 reviews
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for four night break with wife and two teenagers, have stayed before and like returning, The hotel is ideally situated on the seafront and is easily accessible to the Dart and local businesses. The reception staff we find are always friendly and accommodating despite some of the review's read here. The buffet style breakfast is very good especially... More 

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Co. Meath
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed October 20, 2016

This is an old hotel situated on sea front.it is surrounded by bars and restaurants so very convenient. Staff are very friendly.. Hotel could do with a make over but its position makes up for the decor. Bar food was good..Lot of options when you stay in this hotel for restaurants and bars close by.

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Thank CatherineCo_Meath
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

The first thing I noticed was the damp smell in the bar / reception area. It's just not pleasant. No way of opening the window in my room. There's no internet other than the reception area. At €70 to €80 prpn, this hotel needs to be better. It's such a lovely setting, Bray, the promenade ....beautiful views.... etc but staying... More 

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Toledo, OH
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed October 6, 2016 via mobile

To be fair, I was here with a large group for an event in the area so the resources were stretched but still! No wi-fi in the rooms is unacceptable in this day and age. Wi-fi was supposed to be available in the reception and bar but it stopped working on the second night I was there and was. It... More 

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Malpas, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed September 28, 2016

Stayed here with Bensons travel for one night prior to returning to UK. nice hotel, clean and comfortable. Good evening meal and breakfast. Great location on sea front. friendly Staff. I would use this hotel again.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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Reviewed September 24, 2016

When a hotel is supposed to be over three stars and charges top rates, you expect it to be clean. It wasn't. Obviously been a long time since it was last inspected by the Tourist Board and Health and Safety Inspectors (the cracked toilet bowl?!). We had booked for three nights but only stayed the first: if we could have... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
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  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Additional Information about Esplanade Hotel

Address: Strand Road, Bray, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Wicklow > Bray
Price Range: $74 - $174 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Esplanade Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 94
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“ask for sea view”
 of 5 bubbles CatherineCo_Meath, Oct 20, 2016 | Read review
“Doubt there is a good room.”
 of 5 bubbles carolmcveigh1954, Sep 24, 2016 | Read review
“Request before you arrive whether your room(s) are on the old building or new one.”
 of 5 bubbles Holidayrapport, Sep 21, 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at the front have a sea view”
 of 5 bubbles Hellafar, Sep 13, 2016 | Read review
“Don't stay here only if you want to slum it......”
 of 5 bubbles 342ciaram, Sep 4, 2016 | Read review
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