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Esplanade Hotel

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Reviewed April 27, 2015

Stayed for 1 night over the weekend with the girlfriend, first time to Bray. 129Euro paid for room, Bathroom was dirty (pictures below) also curtains had been broken and just hanging, didn't close to stop the light in morning coming though. Floor boards below carpet...More

1  Thank Crean09
Response from ManageratEsplanade, General Manager at Esplanade HotelResponded May 3, 2015

Dear Crean09, Many thanks for taking the time to leave your feedback on your recent stay at the Esplanade Hotel. I apologise that you did not enjoy your view but unfortunately, we only have a limited number of sea front rooms in the hotel, those...More

Reviewed April 18, 2015

A seafront hotel, wonderful views, staff and food at hotel were excellent, the rooms could have done with a bit of a make over, but they were clean and and the linen was good quality, large towels. The staff were very helpful and nothing was...More

1  Thank LesleyChippingNorton
Response from ManageratEsplanade, General Manager at Esplanade HotelResponded May 3, 2015

Dear Lesley, Many thanks for taking the time to leave a review about your recent stay at the Esplanade Hotel. I am so glad you and your group enjoyed your time at the hotel and enjoyed the wonderful views we have to offer. We hope...More

Reviewed April 13, 2015 via mobile

Stayed for two nights on the weekend with my toddler son, we had a lovely time. My son was welcomed with Easter eggs on arrival and was delighted with them! Reception staff were very nice and friendly! Breakfast was delicious and our room was spotless....More

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Response from ManageratEsplanade, General Manager at Esplanade HotelResponded May 3, 2015

Dear Caoimheb19, Many thanks for taking the time to leave your wonderful review about your recent stay at the Esplanade Hotel. I am delighted that your son enjoyed the easter eggs and that your family had a lovely stay. We look forward to welcoming you...More

Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

Stayed with my two boys. Good enough value for money. Room clean but wallpaper ripped off on area of one wall and when you pulled curtains right back there where names and dates wrote on wallpaper from 2011. Needs modernised but wouldn't put me off...More

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Reviewed March 21, 2015

For our St. Patrick's holiday break we were based in the charming 19th century hotel, which has been refurbished to 21st century amenities. The staff were welcoming and very friendly the room clean, spacious and comfortable. Wi-Fi was available. The meals were excellent, with generous...More

1  Thank sgo45hlb73
Response from ManageratEsplanade, General Manager at Esplanade HotelResponded March 22, 2015

Dear John B, Many thanks for taking the time to leave your wonderful review of the Esplanade Hotel. I am delighted you stayed with us during the St. Patrick's Day celebrations and that you had a pleasant experience over the duration of your break. I...More

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"At the back"
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"Ask for a see view room otherwise views aren't great as facing car park"
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