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Reviewed 20 September 2014 via mobile

We have stayed in the royal for the last 6 years every September when we come over for a family event some years we have stayed more than once and over the last couple of times we have stayed we haven't been impressed and are seriously looking to stay else where. Although the location is very good and the bar...

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1Thank Siobhan H
tullamore
Reviewed 17 September 2014

Stayed here last weekend , very overpriced 200euro room only , 2 be honest would not eat here as other reviewers have said the smell is overpowering at times . I commented to the bar man that there was a really bad smell such as dirty bins he sprayed air fresher but to be honest place needs a serious deep...

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Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 September 2014 via mobile

Well I was pleasantly surprised by this hotel. Nice rooms and facilities,however, the staff really let the place down!!! The lady on reception was incredibly rude when we arrived and acted as if she was doing us a favour by allowing us to stay here and the lady dealing with breakfast was just as rude!! You shouldn't have to ask...

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2Thank davies4039
County Wexford, Ireland
Reviewed 12 September 2014

All I can say is do not stay here ever. The hotel is so tired and smelly and dirty. The whole experience was terrible. Oh and no WiFi in the rooms, in fact if you can get any signal on your phone in the room you will be lucky. It is one of the worst hotels I have ever stayed...

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4Thank TKL7
Armagh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 September 2014

Stayed here with a group , room was grubby and an awful smell coming from sink in bathroom management told but did nothing ! Despite e- mailing and ringing to let them know I wanted a Dairy free diet no one listened , they sent out for a carton of soya milk when I arrived . When I asked at...

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3Thank Anne K
Chester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 September 2014

Wow what can I say... I really don't get all the negative reviews. I stayed at this hotel for 4 nights whilst doing a charity bike ride through the Wicklow Mountains. On arrival to the hotel we booked in at reception. The reception staff were very friendly and helpful. We couldn't check in until 3pm which wasn't any bother because...

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6Thank David D
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 10 September 2014

Stayed for two nights. And it was good, the room was cozy and the bed I wanted to stay in. It is located nicely in the town so you have the option of going out to explore or staying in and relaxing. The bar is done up so you can eat in the hotel and have a few drinks.

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Reviewed 7 September 2014 via mobile

Was originally booked in for 2 nights but had to leave after 1! Our room had two windows which overlooked the fire escape and faced a wall. I accept that most hotels have such rooms so I was not initially too bothered. The room itself was a reasonable size however that I'm afraid was it's only saving grace! The fixtures...

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1Thank Daniela S
Reviewed 2 September 2014

Stayed here for couple of night, room was spacious for 3 of us! Could do with some updating and seems to be a funny smell I one of the corridors as u walk through! ( can't explain it). The stock of choices at the bar weren't the best , and staff unsure of whAt to do. Reception staff were very...

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Reviewed 1 September 2014 via mobile

The bar in this hotel has been done up thats probably the nicest thing i could say the place is so run down i dont know how its still open the first 2 rooms i got werent cleaned the third was cleanish had a musty smell but so did everywhere i was informed the shower didnt work but there were...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Room Service
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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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)
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Wicklow > Bray
Price Range: $84 - $186 (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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