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Overview of The Royal Hotel and Leisure Centre

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Guest reviews

3.2 / 5
704 reviews

Amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Air Conditioning
  • Spa

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What's nearby

Popular LocationMarlay Park12 min drive
Popular LocationPowerscourt Estate13 min drive
Popular LocationUniversity College Dublin17 min drive
AirportDublin (DUB)32 min drive

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  • Double Room

    Double Room

    Room amenities

    • 161 sq ft
    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
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  • Family Room

    Family Room

    Room amenities

    • 269 sq ft
    • City view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 Double Bed and 2 Twin Beds
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  • Triple Room

    Triple Room

    Room amenities

    • 215 sq ft
    • City view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 Double Bed and 1 Twin Bed
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  • Twin Room

    Twin Room

    Room amenities

    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Twin Beds
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About this area

Bray

The Royal Hotel and Leisure Centre is located on the waterfront and in an area with good airport proximity. Travelers eager for a bit of culture can stop by Royal Dublin Society, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Wicklow Mountains National Park and Marlay Park. Looking to enjoy an event or a game? See what's going on at Aviva Stadium or Leopardstown Racecourse. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including golfing, sailing, and golf lessons.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Marlay Park - 12 min drive
  • Powerscourt Estate - 13 min drive
  • University College Dublin - 17 min drive
  • Royal Dublin Society - 17 min drive
  • Aviva Stadium - 18 min drive

Getting around

  • Dublin Bray Station - 6 min walk
  • Cherrywood Station - 6 min drive
  • Dublin (DUB) - 32 min drive

Restaurants

  • McGettigans Pub – Serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily. Kids' menu available.

About this property

The Royal Hotel and Leisure Centre

Family-friendly hotel with full-service spa and restaurant
Along with a full-service spa, this smoke-free hotel has a restaurant and an indoor pool. Additionally, a health club, a bar/lounge, and a snack bar/deli are onsite. All 125 rooms provide free WiFi, room service, and TVs. Other amenities available to guests include coffee makers, free newspapers, and in-room massages.
The Royal Hotel and Leisure Centre offers 125 accommodations with safes and complimentary newspapers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and irons/ironing boards. Housekeeping is offered daily and in-room massages can be requested. Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) are also available.
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.
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.

Property amenities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

Limited parking spaces
Parking nearby: EUR 5 per night

Food and drink

Full breakfast available for a fee 7:00 AM–10:30 AM on weekdays and 8:00 AM–11:00 AM on weekends: EUR 10 for adults and EUR 6.5 for children
1 restaurant
1 bar
Room service available
Coffee/tea in common area(s)

Things to do

Aerobics classes
Arcade/game room
Children's pool
Full-service spa
Health club
Indoor pool
Pilates classes
Sauna
Steam room
Yoga classes

Family friendly

Arcade/game room
Children's pool
Indoor pool
Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
Snack bar/deli

Conveniences

Banquet hall
Elevator
Free newspapers in lobby
Front-desk safe

Guest services

24-hour front desk
Daily housekeeping
Hair salon
Luggage storage
Wedding services

Languages spoken

English
French
Hindi

Business services

24-hour business center
3 meeting rooms
Conference space (86 square feet)

Spa

2 treatment rooms
Body treatments
Facials
Manicures and pedicures
Massage - deep-tissue
Massage - Swedish
Massage - Thai
Massage/treatment rooms
Sauna
Spa open daily
Steam room
Turkish bath/hammam

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 parking
Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

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Fireplace in lobby
Smoke-free property
TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Bathroom

Bathtub or shower
Free toiletries
Hair dryer

Entertainment

TV

Food and drink

Coffee/tea maker

More

Connecting rooms available
Free newspapers
In-room massage
Iron/ironing board
Safe

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3 PM - midnight

Check-out

Check-out before noon

Renovations and closures

This property is closed from 18 March 2020 to 19 April 2020 (dates subject to change).

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

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

Payment types accepted at this property

Mastercard
American Express
Visa

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: EUR 50 per stay

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at 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

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are 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 guestroom reservation.

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

National rating

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

Property is also known as

  • 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

Frequently asked questions

Guest reviews

3.2

Guest rating

5 - Excellent
125
4 - Good
197
3 - Okay
184
2 - Mediocre
124
1 - Poor
74
3.5
Cleanliness
3.6
Service and Staff
3.7
Amenities
3.0
Property condition

2/5

  • Disliked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020

3/5

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities
  • Disliked: Property conditions & facilities

Stayed 3 nights in Jan 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness

Stayed 2 nights in Jan 2020

3/5

  • Liked: Room comfort

Stayed 1 night in Dec 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Excellent

The heating was not working in my room but the hotel staff were excellent and moved me to a room that was fantastic the hotel is in the middle of refurbishment and my stay was very nice staff excellent

Stayed 1 night in Dec 2019