Premier position seafront hotel with superb coastal views, combining the grandeur of the Victorian age with every modern facility. Enjoy the Old World charm and historical elegance of County Wicklow while staying at the Best Western Esplanade Hotel. Situated on one of Ireland's beautiful seafronts, this Bray hotel features 94 well-appointed guest rooms, some offering beautiful views of the sea. Enjoy a delicious meal at the onsite restaurant, or select from one of several nearby eateries. The hotel also features a cocktail lounge with live entertainment, guest laundry, a variety of business services and meeting space with room for up to 200 guests.
The Esplanade hotel is located on the sea front in Bray, within easy reach of centre and main shopping area.
Guests will find themselves steps from both the relaxing Bray Beach and the Sealife indoor aquarium. A variety of recreational activities are nearby for guests' enjoyment including horseback riding, golf, fishing, surfing and swimming. Just 20 minutes away by train is the capital city of Dublin offering shopping, restaurants and corporate offices. Spend an afternoon at the Dublin Zoo or stay in Bray to explore the Powerscourt House and Gardens or the Powerscourt Waterfall.
2 kms to city centre
50 kms to the nearest airport (dublin)
1 km to the nearest station (bray)
6 km to the nearest fair site (r.d.s.)
The rooms vary in size from small to large. The bathrooms are in good condition. Rooms located on the front of the hotel have spectacular sea views. The decor is old fashioned in pink and reds. The few large rooms have an open fireplace and very large bay windows.
The restaurant is called 'lacy's ' and serves table d'hote and a la carte menues. Large tables are available for those who wish to dine in groups. It has an open fireplace, high ceilings and blue floral decor.
The hotel is a restored, traditional victorian building and looks very elegant. Two spires compliment the red brick building along with white balconies.
The lobby is very small with a reception desk and 2 sofas. It is a fairly dark room with an adjoining lounge.