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The Martello Hotel

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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..
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Non-Smoking Hotel
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Accessible rooms
Air Conditioning
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93Great for walkers
Grade: 93 out of 100
86Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
11Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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All reviews hen party beer garden great atmosphere heather house live music self catering outside area ate here street parking no lift function room great night sea front saturday night couldn't do enough dart station sea view
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The best night had out in a long long time. Myslef & friends were here for Christmas night out the set menu was so good such a nice selection food & great value. The service is just so attentive you won't get better. The atmosphere...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank DaisyMae_225
Response from Management_Bray, Marketing at The Martello HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi DaisyMae, Thank you for your great review, we really appreciate you letting us know about your night and we are delighted to hear that it was such a good one! I will pass it on to the staff, and especially the bar will be...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing but the height of praise for this hotel and its staff who were so nice to us from the second we checked in until we left. I had emailed to say it was our break away after our wedding and we'd love a sea...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank MauraG837
Response from Management_Bray, Marketing at The Martello HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Maura Thank you so much for this wonderful review! We are delighted you enjoyed your stay on such a special occasion! I have passed this on to the team, who will be delighted to hear that their service made your stay more pleasant. Please...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been using the Martello for many years now, since it was Heather House and we get a great feeling each visit as we can see the owners are always trying to improvise and improve on what is already a great establishment. The staff...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank ccrystal
Response from Management_Bray, Marketing at The Martello HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi ccrystal, Thank you so much for your lovely review! We are delighted that you enjoy your stays at The Martello, especially as a customer that has been returning for many years! I will pass on your comments to management and staff and they will...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So we booked in here for 1 night stay of a Sunday night Booked a twin room for 2 persons Parking first of all on the street Not ideal if your looking for parking on a busy Sunday afternoon but after doing a few rounds...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank kerd2015
Response from Management_Bray, Marketing at The Martello HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Ker, Thank you for taking the time to review The Martello. We are glad that you were happy with the hotel during your stay and would love to see you back again next time you are in Bray! Thanks Cara

Reviewed November 7, 2018

Stayed here for one night and it was just awful. The room was shabby and not clean. The bed was very uncomfortable and sheets were dirty. The music playing downstairs could be heard in the room which made trying to get some sleep an impossibility....More

Date of stay: October 2018
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Response from Management_Bray, Marketing at The Martello HotelResponded November 7, 2018

Hi NorthStar14694756510, Thank you for taking the time to review The Martello Hotel. We take on all feedback and this will be passed on to Hotel Management. If you would like to send your contact details to info@themartello.ie a manager will call you regarding your...More

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Phyllis C
October 4, 2016|
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Response from Stephen D | Reviewed this property |
Hi Phyllis , Food is served til 10pm and the bar is open late , we've stayed twice on two different occasions and different double room each time and both were really lovely rooms , enjoy !
Caroline O
August 31, 2016|
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Response from heather2110 | Reviewed this property |
Very hard to find anything without restrictions. Had to park quite a distance away.
May 26, 2016|
Response from michelpierre1958 | Reviewed this property |
I'm afraid but I do not know. I suppose so ... Regards.
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"If you're in the front, closer to street side, then you will hear the music until 1 or 3 am"
Oct. 24, 2018
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"Stay well away from room 112 and any other room close to the kitchen. Even better.....book another hotel..."
Sep. 19, 2018
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"Average noise Monday through Wednesday. Second floor has a lot of steps and there is no elevator."
Sep. 14, 2018
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"night would appear to be a bit noisy for hotel residents"
Aug. 8, 2018
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US$83 - US$159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
IrelandProvince of LeinsterBray
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