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    Esplanade Hotel

    Strand Road, Bray, Ireland
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    Overview
    • Excellent19%
    • Very good26%
    • Average21%
    • Poor15%
    • Terrible19%
    Travellers talk about
    “sea front” (76 reviews)
    “old style” (8 reviews)
    “dart line” (6 reviews)
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Buffet
    Beachfront
    Non-Smoking Rooms
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    Paid Wifi
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    3.0 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 548 reviews

    Reviewed 3 days ago

    Lovely location. Friendly staff. Really nice food. The Bar/ Restaurant has a very relaxing atmosphere. Very comfortable room/bed. The tv.....( ye olde box style) needs updating though! I will definitely return.

    Thank Noreen295
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    I stayed here with my sister as we wanted to spend some time away from the city. We went to this hotel and got what we thought good price for what we thought nice hotel. It is extremely dated and needs a touch up!! We...More

    Thank CyberMagic91
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Well OK here goes about this hotel now I under stand it was bank holiday weekend just gone and I was looking for hotel on the front of bray and I took my chance going in to this hotel the first give away was smell...More

    Thank owennny
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    A quaint, dated building. Single glazed windows, but not too noisy. Not much free car parking. In need of a good deep clean and lick of paint. A bit expensive but suited to our needs. Great location, though.

    Thank MarySTipperary
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Stayed 2 nights whilst hosting a group of American golfers who were staying at Powerscourt Hotel. This hotel is ready to be demolished and start again. Frayed carpets, peeling wallpaper, dirty paintwork and windows etc etc. One of those old hotels in a seaside town...More

    Thank Peterjohnson55
    Parkview Hotel
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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant
    • Beachfront
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    • Free Parking
    • Room Service
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    Details
    • Price range
    • US$96 - US$195 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 94
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    • Location
    • Ireland >
    • Province of Leinster >
    • County Wicklow >
    • Bray
    • Also Known As
    • Best Western Bray ,
    • Bray Best Western
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    Room & Suite (39)
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    "To my knowledge.....there was no night time noise. Bliss"
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    "Take teaspoons with you, no kidding they were nowere to be found in dining room."
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    "Rooms are fine, the rest of the service lets it down"
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