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Hotel Description

Our customers tell us that they enjoy the breakfast at The Royal Hotel and Leisure Centre. During your stay, you're just a quick walk from Bray Beach. A full-service spa, an indoor pool and a restaurant are available. This 3-star hotel has 125 rooms over 4 floors. All rooms offer free WiFi and TVs.

  • Air-conditioned rooms with TVs, room service (during limited hours) and coffee/tea makers
  • Free WiFi
  • Grab something to eat at the restaurant or stop for a drink at the bar/lounge
  • Full breakfast served daily for a fee
  • Take a swim in the indoor pool
  • Indulge with Thai massages, body treatments or facials at Merrill Leisure Centre
  • Amenities include free newspapers in reception, a front-desk safe and a 24-hour business centre
  • On-site recreation includes a health club, a steam room and a sauna
  • Guests like the breakfast and bar
  • 10 minutes by car from Leopardstown Racecourse and 12 minutes from Marlay Park

Triple Room

Bed Count 1 Double Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Family Room

Bed Count 1 Double Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Double Room

Bed Count 1 Double Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Twin Room

Bed Count 2 Single Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

The Royal Hotel and Leisure Centre ratings based on 18 verified reviews

Review Summary
3.3 out of 5 3.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 3.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 3.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 3.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for The Royal Hotel and Leisure Centre

Everyone (7) Couples (3) Family (5) Friends (2)
4 out of 5
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Posted by on 6 Aug 2019

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5 out of 5
This hotel was so central to shops ,beach , dart , I recommend this hotel , staff was very accommodating anything I requested was given within mins no waiting around ,pool was fantastic just wat I needed for a great holiday.

Posted by on 23 Apr 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

14 May 2019 by Flynn Pinto

Dear Valued Guest, Greetings from The Royal Hotel & Leisure Centre We would like to take the opportunity to thank you for choosing to stay at The Royal Hotel & Leisure Centre and for taking the time to share your comments. It is a pleasure to read your review and see that in more than one aspect we managed to exceed your expectations with the hotel offerings and service. Your praise will be certainly shared with the team and used as recognition for their remarkable dedication towards our guests. We look forward to welcoming you back to our hotel Thank You & Regards Flynn Pinto Revenue & Reservations Manager The Royal Hotel & Leisure Centre

3 out of 5
Myself and family staying for weekend. No iron or board in room, no hot water, (ran bath for 10 mins as reception said i had to run it for a long time befofe it gets hot...kg never did) and no face clothes or shower gel. Residence bar staff took a drink off table that wasnt finished twice while my sister was out smoking and also added 50c to each drink including mixers after 1am which was an absolute rip off. All in all a disappointing stay as acommadation was €120 room only.

Posted by on 10 Dec 2018

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5 out of 5
Lovely hotel , staff were brilliant , breakfast great plenty of choice , would definitely stay here again ,

Posted by , from England on 22 Oct 2018

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3 out of 5

Nice hotel

Was a nice experience Would stay again

Posted by on 14 Jul 2017

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3 out of 5

LOCATION AND LITTLE BIT FAR FROM STATION

Pros: BAR REALLY REALLY NICE
Cons: YES, LOT OF THINGS, LIFT, ROOM SERVICE, AC, FLOOR
Location: NOTHING
OKAY NOT GOOD NOT...................... BECAUSE I BEEN FIRST TIME IN BRAY AREA,

Posted by on 3 Jun 2017

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3 out of 5

Not worth the price

Pros: Bedroom area clean and comfortable Nice that you could check out up to 12 noon
Cons: Hair dryer or iron in the bedroom. Had to go loking for them and took an hour Thorough spot checks after cleaning Take past guest reviews seriously
Bathroom, mildew and scum bulid up around lower tiles and underneath tap. For rooms that are cleaned on a regular basis this was the biggest let down. I assume there is someone checking the rooms when cleaned. I did not think the Hotel was worth E100 a night (breakfast not included). At the end of the day its a 3 star hotel Had to pay E5 for overnight parking despite pay E100 for the room

Posted by on 27 Nov 2016

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4 out of 5

Lovely overall but the key cards a disaster

Pros: General amenities..overall v good...,..............
Cons: Key cards never worked...up and down to reception like a yo yo.....very bad
Location: Dart is super

Posted by on 5 Nov 2016

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2 out of 5
Staff OK , room not clean or towel or bin not change ,

Posted by on 26 Oct 2016

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3 out of 5

Ok!

Had triple room on 3rd floor. Not a renovated room so quite dated and basic. Bathroom very small for 3 people, no shelves etc to put make up/toiletries etc. No shelving in the wardrobe either. Room a little bit grubby but I saw that they are renovating so I'm sure it won't be for long! Staff very friendly and helpful. Checkin quick. Didn't try out spa etc. Mcgettigans bar in the hotel really good.

Posted by on 16 Mar 2016

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About the The Royal Hotel and Leisure Centre

Location Main Street, Bray, Wicklow

Property Features

The Royal Hotel and Leisure Centre offers its guests a full-service spa, an indoor pool, and a health club. Along with a restaurant, there's a snack bar/deli on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. You'll find a 24-hour business centre on site. Event space at this hotel measures 86 square feet (8 square metres) and includes conference rooms. A kids' pool, a sauna, and an arcade/games room are also featured at the family-friendly The Royal Hotel and Leisure Centre. This 3-star Bray hotel is smoke free.

  • 125 guestrooms or units
  • 4 levels
  • 86 sq ft of conference space
  • 8 sq. m of conference space
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Deli
  • Business centre (24 hours)
  • Conference space
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front desk safe
  • Wedding services available
  • Games room or arcade
  • Beauty salon
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in lobby
  • Lift
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Indoor pool
  • Children's pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Arcade/game room

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Parking

Parking (limited spaces)

Transport

  • Airport: Dublin (DUB) (45.8 km / 28.5 mi)
  • Train station: Dublin Bray Station (0.5 km / 0.3 mi)

Room Amenities

The Royal Hotel and Leisure Centre offers 125 forms of accommodation with a safe and free newspapers. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include baths or showers, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and an iron/ironing board. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and in-room massages can be requested. Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) are also available.

  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Television
  • Coffee maker
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Climate control
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Wheelchair accessible

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy full breakfast on weekdays from 7:00 AM to 10:30 AM and at the weekend from 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM.

McGettigans Pub – This sports bar serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. A children's menu is available.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

An indoor pool and a children's pool are on site. Other recreational amenities include a health club and a sauna.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Pilates classes on site
  • Golfing nearby
  • Fitness classes on site
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site

Spa Services

Merrill Leisure Centre has 2 treatment rooms. Services include deep-tissue massages, Swedish massages, Thai massages and facials. The spa is equipped with a sauna, a steam room and Turkish bath/hammam.

The spa is open daily.

  • Deep tissue massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Sauna in spa
  • Steam room in spa
  • Number of treatment rooms 2
  • Thai massage
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body treatments
  • Facial treatments
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.

  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at anytime
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Due to COVID-19 travel restrictions, this property can only accept bookings for essential travel or stays. You may be asked to provide evidence of this on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for EUR 30 per night.
  • Cots (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guest room reservation. Safety features at this property include carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit and window guards. Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and guests are provided with hand sanitiser.Personal protective equipment, including gloves, will be available to guests.For traveller safety, the following measures are in place: social distancing measures are in place; contactless check-in and check-out are available; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; an acrylic shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas.Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast and dinner, and also through room service.Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guest room reservation. For guests' safety, the property includes carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit and window guards in all accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and guests are provided with hand sanitiser.Personal protective equipment, including gloves, will be available to guests.For traveller safety, the following measures are in place: social distancing measures are in place; contactless check-in and check-out are available; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; an acrylic shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas.Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast and dinner, and also through room service.Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Security system
  • Protective clothing is available for guests
  • Gloves are available for guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are available
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for dinner
  • Individually wrapped food options are available through room service
  • Debit cards
  • Gap period enforced between guests' stays 24 hours
  • Online Penalty Collection

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: EUR 50 per stay

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for full breakfast: EUR 10 for adults and EUR 6.5 for children (approximately)
  • Nearby parking fee: EUR 5 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: EUR 30 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Merrill Leisure
  • Merrill Leisure Club
  • Royal Hotel & Merrill Leisure Club
  • Royal Hotel & Merrill Leisure Club Bray
  • Royal Merrill Leisure Club
  • Royal Merrill Leisure Club Bray
  • Royal Hotel Merrill Leisure Club Bray
  • Royal Hotel Merrill Leisure Club
  • The Royal Leisure Centre Bray
  • The Royal Hotel Leisure Centre
  • Bray Hotel Royal Wicklow
  • Royal Hotel Wicklow
  • Royal Bray
  • The Royal Hotel and Leisure Centre Bray
  • The Royal Hotel and Leisure Centre Hotel
  • The Royal Hotel and Leisure Centre Hotel Bray

You should know

  • Reservations are needed for massage services and spa treatments. For reservations, contact the hotel before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.

National Rating

Fáilte Ireland (The National Tourism Development Authority of Ireland) assigns an official star rating for accommodation in Ireland. This Hotel property is rated 3 stars.

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