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Powerscourt Hotel, Autograph Collection
5 out of 5
Powerscourt Estate, Enniskerry, Wicklow
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3.16 mi from city center
4.6/5Exceptional! (431 reviews)
Wedding Anniversary

"We spent 2 nights for our 1st wedding anniversary. From when we arrived, to checkout, the staff couldn’t do enough for us. The hotel is fab, spotless, and exudes luxury. The staff are amazing, especially Clea (reception), Jamie (Sika-dinner), and Trinity (Sika-breakfast). The food blew us away. As ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 7, 2020

Powerscourt Hotel, Autograph Collection
BRAY SEA FRONT- BEAUTIFUL OCEAN VIEW
The price is $181 per night from Mar 3 to Mar 4
0.65 mi from city center
BRAY SEA FRONT- BEAUTIFUL OCEAN VIEW
The Strand Hotel former Home of Oscar Wilde & Caffe Vergnano 1882
3.5 out of 5
73 Strand Rd, Bray, County Wicklow
The price is $126 per night from Mar 3 to Mar 4
0.55 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (95 reviews)
Perfect getaway

"Really pleasant experience staff were helpful and nothing was too much trouble for them they made us feel welcome will definitely return sea view from room with window open couldn't be better"…"

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2020

The Strand Hotel former Home of Oscar Wilde & Caffe Vergnano 1882
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Claremount Apartments
3.5 out of 5
1 Claremount Terrace, Meath Road, Bray, Co Wicklow
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0.46 mi from city center
Claremount Apartments
The Martello Hotel
2 out of 5
47 Strand Road, Bray, Wicklow
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0.54 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (227 reviews)

"Lovely hotel, right opposite the beach, fabulous menu, fabulous staff, room a bit tight for space but clean & bright."…"

Reviewed on Sep 2, 2020

The Martello Hotel
Harding Hotel
3 out of 5
Copper Alley, Fishamble Street, Christchurch, Dublin, Dublin
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11.83 mi from city center
4.4/5Excellent! (994 reviews)

"Very clean and comfortable with very friendly staff.Definitely be back."…"

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2020

Harding Hotel
The Old Rectory
Donard, Bray, WICKLOW COUNTY
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0.92 mi from city center
The Old Rectory
The Marker Hotel - A Leading hotel of the world
5 out of 5
Grand Canal Square, Docklands, Dublin, Dublin
The price is $277 per night from Mar 27 to Mar 28
11.21 mi from city center
4.8/5Exceptional! (990 reviews)

"Excellent service, friendly staff, good value, a perfect break"…"

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2020

The Marker Hotel - A Leading hotel of the world
The Westbury Hotel
5 out of 5
Grafton Street, Dublin, Dublin
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The price is $337 per night from Mar 3 to Mar 4
11.49 mi from city center
4.6/5Exceptional! (997 reviews)

"Location is excellent, friendly and helpful staff."…"

Reviewed on Dec 24, 2020

The Westbury Hotel
Jurys Inn Dublin Parnell Street
4 out of 5
Moore Street Plaza, Parnell Street, Dublin, Dublin
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The price is $70 per night from Mar 9 to Mar 10
12.13 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (988 reviews)
Dublin Break

"Thoroughly enjoyed our recent stay. Nice central location. Friendly efficient staff. Comfortable beds, and sufficient toiletries. 2 couples visited for a birthday celebratory stay, and all slept well. Thanks for an enjoyable stay."…"

Reviewed on Sep 17, 2020

Jurys Inn Dublin Parnell Street
Jurys Inn Dublin Christchurch
4 out of 5
Christchurch Place, Dublin, Dublin
The price is $84 per night from Mar 15 to Mar 16
11.8 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (1,261 reviews)

"Great location, good value for money (for my off peak period of stay), pleasant room, comfortable bed, good amenities"…"

Reviewed on Dec 13, 2020

Jurys Inn Dublin Christchurch
The Alex
4 out of 5
41-47 Fenian Street, (off Merrion Square), Dublin, Dublin
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The price is $162 per night from Apr 1 to Apr 2
11.26 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (415 reviews)

"Great hotel highly recommend . Great service , very clean and wonderful staff"…"

Reviewed on Dec 6, 2020

The Alex
Radisson Blu St. Helen's Hotel
5 out of 5
Stillorgan Road, Blackrock, Dublin, Dublin
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The price is $127 per night from Mar 3 to Mar 4
8.08 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (989 reviews)

"Amazing and beautiful stay, even in the pandemic."…"

Reviewed on Dec 1, 2020

Radisson Blu St. Helen's Hotel
No 9 Rathgar
3.5 out of 5
9 Zion Road, Rathgar, Dublin
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The price is $55 per night from Mar 3 to Mar 4
10.03 mi from city center
4.4/5Wonderful! (111 reviews)
Easy to recommend

"The property is in extremely good condition and the focus on hygiene, comfort and cleanliness are second to none, nothing was overlooked or 2nd rate. From the moment the booking wad made to the point of arrival, contact was made and maintained to ensure there were no problems, the attention on the ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov 14, 2020

No 9 Rathgar
Clayton Hotel Leopardstown
4 out of 5
Central Park, Leopards Town, Dublin, Dublin
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The price is $94 per night from Mar 3 to Mar 4
6.23 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (979 reviews)

"Great experience, staff was very accommodating especially during this time"…"

Reviewed on Feb 4, 2021

Clayton Hotel Leopardstown
Radisson Blu Hotel, Dublin Airport
4 out of 5
Dublin Airport, Corballis, Dublin
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The price is $98 per night from Mar 3 to Mar 4
16.32 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (1,107 reviews)

"Staff was very friendly and a shutle was offered to the airport making my journey nicer"…"

Reviewed on Feb 5, 2021

Radisson Blu Hotel, Dublin Airport
Pat's B&B
3 out of 5
45 Bray Sidmonton Gardens, Bray
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0.36 mi from city center
Pat's B&B
The Gibson Hotel
4 out of 5
Point Square, Dublin, Dublin
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The price is $120 per night from Mar 3 to Mar 4
11.26 mi from city center
4.4/5Wonderful! (990 reviews)

"Very clean, immaculate. Food was top notch. Staff were Incredibly friendly. Overall an excellent experience. 👊😊"…"

Reviewed on Sep 15, 2020

The Gibson Hotel
Hotel Riu Plaza The Gresham Dublin
4 out of 5
23 Upper O Connell Street, Dublin, Dublin
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12.08 mi from city center
4.4/5Wonderful! (1,817 reviews)

"Great location, very clean, extremely professional staff"…"

Reviewed on Dec 18, 2020

Hotel Riu Plaza The Gresham Dublin
The Clarence
4 out of 5
6-8 Wellington Quay, Dublin, Dublin
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $517 per night from Mar 3 to Mar 4
11.85 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (998 reviews)

"Excellent centrally located hotel"…"

Reviewed on May 21, 2020

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Visiting Bray

Families will find kid-friendly activities in Bray, and visitors give high marks for the top-notch restaurants and lively bar scene. This welcoming city also attracts tourists with its beaches. Top sights around the area include Aviva Stadium, Bord Gáis Energy Theatre, and 3Arena.

  • You'll find 818 Expedia hotels and other accommodations in the larger area of Dublin
  • The closest major airport is in Dublin (DUB), 16.5 mi (26.6 km) from the city center

Sightseeing and Staying in Bray

The city's natural setting is picturesque, including the beaches and such places to visit as Bray Beach and Bray Head. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Bray Heritage Centre and Dargle View Golf Course.

As you plan your holiday retreat, you'll find 6 hotels and other lodging options to pick from in Bray. Here are top ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • The Martello Hotel - With a stay at this 2-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to 2 restaurants and a nightclub, along with free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its beach locale and clean, comfortable rooms.
  • Wilton Hotel Bray - This 3-star hotel features a restaurant, free WiFi, and free parking.
  • Esplanade Hotel Bray - With a stay at this 3-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to a restaurant and free parking, along with an in-room coffeemaker. Expedia customers like its overall value and quiet location.

Popular places to see outside the city include Aviva Stadium, 10.4 mi/16.7 km from the heart of the city, and Bord Gáis Energy Theatre, which is 11.1 mi (17.9 km) away.

Getting Around Bray

If you want to venture outside of the area, hop on a train at Dublin Bray Station. Bray may not have many public transit choices so consider a car rental to maximize your time.

Dressing for Bray

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 52°F, while nighttime temperatures stay around 34°F
  • From April to June, the average is 66°F during the day and 37°F at night
  • July through September sees average temperatures of 67°F during the day and 45°F at night
  • In October-December, you can expect 60°F as the daytime average and 35°F as the nighttime average
  • Average annual rainfall for Bray is 29.88 inches
  • July and August are usually the hottest months averaging 66°F, while February and January are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 35°F

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in Bray?
Based on our traveler data, The Royal Hotel and Leisure Centre is one of the top choices for your stay. This 3-star hotel offers a restaurant and an indoor pool. Other good choices for your trip include The Strand Hotel former Home of Oscar Wilde & Caffe Vergnano 1882 and The Martello Hotel.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Bray, will I receive a refund?
Yes! The majority of hotel reservations are fully refundable if cancelled before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of check in. If you have a non-refundable reservation, you might still have the option to cancel and get a refund within 24 hours of booking. Put your dates in and click on “Search”, then you can filter by “free cancellation” to get the best options available in Bray.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Bray?
For additional details about changing or cancelling your trip to Bray, click here.
What's the best budget-friendly accommodation in Bray?
Based on reviews, The Royal Hotel and Leisure Centre is a popular 3-star hotel for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and an indoor pool. Another top option for your stay on the cheap is The Martello Hotel.
What's the best place to stay when traveling with kids to Bray?
The Royal Hotel and Leisure Centre is a top 3-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features a children’s pool and a restaurant. Other options for your family trip include The Martello Hotel and Wilton Hotel Bray. Kids of all ages will also enjoy a visit to National Sealife Centre.
What are some accommodations with pools in Bray?
The Royal Hotel and Leisure Centre is a popular 3-star hotel featuring an indoor pool, a children’s pool, and a restaurant.
What is the best spa hotel in Bray?
The Royal Hotel and Leisure Centre is a top spa hotel featuring a restaurant, an indoor pool, a bar, and a hair salon. In-room massages are also available. Other popular spa hotels in Bray include Wilton Hotel Bray and Claremount Apartments.
What's the best place to stay near Dublin Airport (DUB)?
Clayton Hotel Dublin Airport is a popular 4-star hotel featuring 2 restaurants and 2 bars. It’s located a short 1.5 mi (2.4 km) from Dublin Airport. Other places to stay close to the airport are Maldron Hotel Dublin Airport and Radisson Blu Hotel, Dublin Airport.
What is staying in Bray like?
Families will find kid-friendly activities in Bray, and visitors give high marks for the top-notch restaurants and lively bar scene. This welcoming city also attracts tourists with its beaches. Marlay Park, Aviva Stadium, and Dublin Port are some of the top sights around the area. In Bray, there are 11 hotels and other accommodations to choose from.
What is there to see in Bray?
Natural beauty is on display at Bray Beach, Killruddery House and Gardens, and Bray Head. You’ll also find Marlay Park and Aviva Stadium in the area.
How should I get around Bray?
If you want to explore the larger area, hop on a train at Dublin Bray Station. Bray may not have many public transportation choices so consider renting a car to explore more.
What's the weather like in Bray?
The hottest months are usually July and August with an average temp of 58°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 43°F. Average annual precipitation for Bray is 30 inches.

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