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Old Rectory

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

Lovely b&b and a very pleasant host. It was a little difficult to find as it was very dark on the roads and thr sign isn't easily visible as it wasn't illuminated but we called and were given directions. The room was nice and warm and we were given an electric blanket too. We were asked for our breakfast orders...

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oxford
Reviewed 16 October 2015

The host was one of the most pleasant, friendly and helpful people we have encountered in a b&b. Beautiful, clean room with good facilities. Good location - 20mins walk into Bray. Big garden. Lots of wildlife. Bright room with lots of light. Very highly recommended.

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Perth
Reviewed 10 October 2015

We had a large triple room which was spacious and very comfortable. Perfect for us. IT had a large en-suite bathroom, with a bath. For dinner it was just a pleasant 5-10 minute drive to the Bray waterfront which offers plenty of choice. We chose The Martello so that we could watch the rugby. This was the owner Kaye's very...

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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 October 2015 via mobile

You will receive a warm welcome at this charming Victorian B&B, which is tastefully decorated in a Georgian style. Our accommodation was a spacious bow windowed front room, with a large en-suite. This was all topped off with a delicious 'Full Irish' breakfast, served up by our most friendly, charming and informative host. I would have liked to stayed longer,...

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Herzliya, Israel
Reviewed 18 September 2015 via mobile

Looks like a dream Large room, nice view, very clean. Free Wifi but you can get it only in the dining room. breakfast was good but not many options The house owner very nice.. Location is 3 min from the marina.

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Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

My friend recently got married and living with her partner in bray and her family being in Hungary she needed somewhere to stay the night before the wedding. She stayed in the old rectory and it was a great choice. It is BEAUTIFUL! The rooms, the features are just stunning. I highly recommend going there the lady of the house...

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2Thank Anne W
Reviewed 28 June 2015 via mobile

Just back home after staying in the old rectory. Such a beautiful place, delicious breakfast and warm friendly host. Would definitely recommend for both families and for a romantic stay :) easy to find from the N11

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Reviewed 26 May 2015 via mobile

I've booked Old Rectory b&b for my family and friends who arrived for a family function. They loved the place. It was quiet, rooms tastefully decorated, in a convinient location. The owner went an extra mile to make it a nice, relaxing stay. Equally, my elderly uncle as well as a 9 year old cousin left with very pleasant memories....

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Reviewed 12 April 2015 via mobile

Wonderful house and lovely owner. Easy to find, comfortable room, parking, wifi, bright and clean. Stunning setting, quiet, Fab breakfast. Recommended. Can't help the ☔. Will stay again and tell others about it. A gem 💎 .😀

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Roswell, Georgia
Reviewed 29 May 2014

First night after arrival, just needed a place to crash on arrival in Ireland. Our first of several B&B's and very satisfactory for what we needed. Sort of hidden away, so check directions. Nice upstairs bedroom, friendly hostess. Terrific value. Good breakfast. House is a little dated and a little worn, just what we expected and added to atmosphere. Close...

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Old Rectory is breathtaking Gothic Victorian guesthouse offering B&B accommodation located in a pleasant spot close to the coastal town of Bray in County Wicklow. It's a majestic old residence that was originally a rectory as its name points out, and the truly authentic design of the listed building really does ooze the character and charm of a bygone era. There's also a pleasant little garden area where you can enjoy the air and take in the scenery. The premises is fully heated and all of the rooms are non smoking, en-suite and equipped with TVs and tea and coffee making facilities, free wifi and there's private parking available for guest use. Nearby Bray offers you plenty of opportunities to enjoy yourself, you can play golf, go fishing in the River Dargle, swim at the beach or just relax with a drink and a bite to eat in one of the nearby restaurants or pubs - Bray is a great spot to spend the day as well as the evening, and you are only a short journey by train to Dublin and the wealth of options that Ireland's capital has to offer. The Old Rectory is a great location for visiting Powerscourt Gardens, Glendalough and the walkways of the Garden of Ireland. Directions: Old Rectory 0.5Km accessible from N11 at Herbert Road junction. Also 1.5Km from Bray main street out the Herbert Road beside Ardmore Film Studios. Rooms from €60 (€30.00 Per person) ... more   less 

Additional Information about Old Rectory

Address: The Old Rectory Cottage Herbert Road, Bray, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Wicklow > Bray
Price Range: $84 - $120 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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Rosamunde, 24 Jul 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in Room 2 and it was lovely.”
367iank, 4 May 2014 | Read review
“ask locals if they know of it, then how to get there. Good location but a little tricky to find.”
Suzi17, 5 Oct 2013 | Read review
“Our room was on the front of the B&B, but the building itself is far enough off the street that you aren't bothered by traffic noise. It was a large room with bay window and nice bathroom. Sorry I forget the room number, but just ask for the one with the bay window if you want a large room. My sister's room was just as you came up the stairs - it was much smaller, but quite nice.”
TN-Traveler38017, 6 Aug 2013 | Read review
“Book in advance especially during tourist season.”
DianaH386, 1 Sep 2012 | Read review
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