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The Martello Hotel

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Beach nearby
Iron/ironing board, free cots/infant beds, free WiFi, bed sheets
Iron/ironing board, free cots/infant beds, free WiFi, bed sheets

Overview of The Martello Hotel

The Martello Hotel

2.0 star property

8.0/10 Very good

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available
  • Business services
  • Bar
47 Strand Road, Bray, Wicklow

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationBray Beach1 min walk
  • Popular LocationSEA LIFE Bray Aquarium2 min walk
  • Popular LocationDargle View Golf Course17 min walk
  • AirportDublin (DUB)43 min drive

Room options

About this area


Located in Bray, The Martello Hotel is in the suburbs and near the beach. Killruddery House and Gardens and Powerscourt Estate are notable landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Bray Beach and Wicklow Mountains National Park. Enjoy an event or a match at Leopardstown Racecourse, and consider making time for SEA LIFE Bray Aquarium—a top attraction that's not to be missed. Kayaking, waterskiing and windsurfing offer great chances to get out on the surrounding water, or you can seek out an adventure with hiking/biking trails nearby. Guests appreciate the hotel's location for the nightlife.

What's nearby

  • Bray Beach - 1 min walk
  • SEA LIFE Bray Aquarium - 2 min walk
  • Dargle View Golf Course - 17 min walk
  • Killruddery House and Gardens - 11 min drive
  • Bray Head - 16 min drive

Getting around

  • Dublin Bray Station - 6 min walk
  • Cherrywood Station - 8 min drive
  • Dublin Airport (DUB) - 45 min drive

About this property

The Martello Hotel

Hotel by the sea
A nightclub, a terrace and a bar are just a few of the amenities provided at The Martello Hotel. Enjoy ocean views and more at the two on-site restaurants. In addition to conference space, guests can connect to free in-room WiFi.
You'll also find perks such as:
  • Full breakfast (surcharge), a banquet hall and smoke-free property
  • A 24-hour front desk, wedding services and tour/ticket information
  • Luggage storage, a TV in the lobby and a lift
  • Guest reviews say good things about the helpful staff and proximity to public transport
Room features
All 44 rooms offer comforts such as air conditioning, as well as amenities such as free WiFi.
Extra amenities include:
  • Bathrooms with showers and hairdryers
  • Free infant beds, coffee/tea makers and daily housekeeping



Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Limited on-site parking
  • Free off-site parking
  • Street parking available

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast available for a fee daily 8:00 AM–noon: EUR 10 per person
  • 2 restaurants
  • 1 bar

Restaurants on site

  • The Martello Bar
  • Tower Bistro

Things to do

  • Nightclub

Family friendly

  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Snack bar/deli


  • Banquet hall
  • Lift

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Wedding services

Business services

  • Conference space (11 square feet)
  • A meeting room


  • Terrace


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Step-free path to entrance
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible public bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)


  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets
  • Free cots/infant beds


  • Hairdryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower


  • TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker


  • Iron/ironing board
  • Restaurant dining guide

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Check-in from 3:00 PM - anytime
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before noon

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed (service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Free cots are available on request at the property

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

  • Fee for full breakfast: EUR 10 per person (approximately)

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

You need to know

This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession
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
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

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 2 stars.

Property is also known as

Hotel Martello
The Martello Hotel Bray
Martello Bray
Martello Hotel
Martello Hotel Bray
The Martello Hotel Hotel
The Martello Hotel Hotel Bray

Frequently asked questions

Is The Martello Hotel pet-friendly?

No, only service animals are welcome at the property.

How much does it cost to stay at ?

As of 9 Dec 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at on 11 Dec 2022 start from €99.00, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.

How much is parking at The Martello Hotel?

Limited spots are available. There is free parking nearby.

What time is check-in at The Martello Hotel?

Check-in is from 3:00 PM - anytime.

What time is check-out at The Martello Hotel?

Checkout is at noon.

Where is The Martello Hotel located?

Offering direct access to the beach, this Bray hotel is steps away from Bray Beach and SEA LIFE Bray Aquarium. Killruddery House and Gardens and Powerscourt Estate are also within 6 mi (10 km). Dublin Bray Station is 6 minutes by foot.

Can I cancel my reservation for free at The Martello Hotel and receive a full refund?

Yes, The Martello Hotel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to The Martello Hotel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.

Overall score and ratings


Very good

Rating 10 - Excellent. 103 out of 261 reviews" "
" "10 - Excellent 39%
Rating 8 - Good. 96 out of 261 reviews" "
" "8 - Good 37%
Rating 6 - Okay. 41 out of 261 reviews" "
" "6 - Okay 16%
Rating 4 - Poor. 13 out of 261 reviews" "
" "4 - Poor 5%
Rating 2 - Terrible. 8 out of 261 reviews" "
" "2 - Terrible 3%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities



8/10 Good

Liked: Staff & service, room comfort
average stay
Good stay hotel was standard Waiting staff were very friendly and helpful reception was great very pleasant but the room had mold and was way too hot no ac available, no room service available, shower temperature dropped and went up by itself
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2022

10/10 Excellent

Philippe, Coventry
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2022

8/10 Good

Stayed 1 night in Aug 2022

8/10 Good

Stayed 1 night in Aug 2022

2/10 Terrible

Travelled with family
Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2022

8/10 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2022

10/10 Excellent

Travelled with partner, Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Nice place two stay food was lovely hotel was nice
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2022

8/10 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Very nice property in a charming small city Bray, easyly accessible by DART train.
Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2022

8/10 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Property is central, no parking. Staff on reception not overly friendly.
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2022

10/10 Excellent

Verified traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2022