Welcome To The Royal Hotel And Merrill Leisure Club


A welcoming family friendly hotel located in the heart of Bray, Co. Wicklow, offering125 ensuite bedrooms, ranging from standard double rooms to large family rooms. With our fully equipped Merrill Leisure Club & Treatment Rooms, Games Room, Kids Club (Opening times are subject to change) Quin’s Bistro and McGettigans Bar The Royal Hotel and Leisure Club is the perfect choice for a comfortable and luxurious getaway.

The Royal Hotel is conveniently located in the heart of Bray town with the seafront just a short stroll from the hotel. The Dart station is located within walking distance (5 minutes) from the front doors of the hotel, making it accessible to the main tourist destinations in Dublin; Aviva Stadium, 3 Arena, Bord Gais Energy Theatre, Croke Park and Dublin’s vibrant city centre. With Dublin Bus stop located opposite the hotel making it very accessible for all guests.


The Royal Hotel Bray has 125 ensuite bedrooms. We have a range of Standard Double, Twin, Family and Interconnecting rooms to suit your needs.  Our onsite reservations team are more than happy in helping you find the best possible room type to make your stay enjoyable and memorable.

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With two conference rooms and three boardrooms and our ballroom catering for approx. 450 delegates The Royal Hotel and Merrill Leisure Club is the perfect venue for your conference and banqueting needs. We can cater for small interview style set ups to large banqueting events. Our onsite sales & events team will be more than happy to help with your every need

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Merrill Leisure Club & Treatment Rooms

All guests have exclusive use of the Merrill Leisure Club & Treatment Rooms which has a fully equipped gymnasium with a Kinesis wall, indoor heated swimming pool, steam room, Jacuzzi and children’s swimming pool. Our Merrill Treatment Rooms offer a range of relaxing treatments perfect to make your break away that bit more special. Hotel guests can even enjoy a 10% discount off treatments.

Please note: Appointments are subject to availability and we ask that you book in advance to avoid disappointment.

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McGettigans Bar

For a casual lunch or family dinner, McGettigans bar offers a fantastic selection of seasonal food cooked to order by our chefs. Enjoy a great night amongst friendly locals and obliging staff or make an evening of it whilst watching one of the many sporting events televised live in our Bar

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Quin’s Bistro

Quin’s Bistro has its own unique atmosphere and style for those looking for a more formal dining experience.

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The Royal Hotel and Leisure Centre in Bray is located in the heart of Bray town, just off the M50 on the M11 Wicklow/Wexford bypass, just 21km from Dublin City Centre and 30km from Dublin International Airport.

From Dublin; Heading south on Castle Street, take the first left turn after you come over the Dargle bridge. Proceed up Seapoint Road and the car park is at the top of the hill on the right hand side.

From Bray Town/Wicklow; Head north on Bray Main Street. Take a right down the Quinsborough road heading towards the sea front. When you get to Molloys Bakery take the left hand turn down Galtrim Park road. At the end of Galtrim Park Road take the left down Seapoint Road. The Hotel and Car Park is 200m on the left hand side.

Check – In / Check - Out

Please note the following:

Check in time is from 15:00 onwards / Check-out time 12 noon. Guest are requested to provide photo identification on check in. It is the hotel policy that a refundable security deposit of €100 to be taken upon check in, which will is refunded upon check out. 


The Dargle Car Park which is located at the rear of the hotel and is owned and managed by a 3rd party company offer hotel guests a special rate of € 5.00 for 24 hours. Parking space is subject to availability on first come – first served basis.  

Please note to avail of this discount rate guest must collect a slip from our reception team upon check in which is to be displayed on the front windscreen of your vehicle.

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