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Merchant Hotel

Certificate of Excellence
16 Skipper Street, Belfast BT1 2DY, Northern Ireland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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San Antonio
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Every time we replied that we were staying at the Merchant, locals responded with "ooh." Clearly it's well respected in Belfast and for good reason. The service is top notch, the rooms clean and well appointed (but a bit dark), and the bar a hip gathering spot. The included breakfast was varied and generous, making a stay here a great... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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11 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

we booked a suite here back in october 2014 for 20th may 2015 and asked for the Mcniece suite, our kind of taste and expectation of a suite (we stay in a lot of suites) and received an email saying that they couldnt guarantee the suite we wanted but would do their best. we thought nothing of it as we... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed in The Merchant shortly after it opened. We returned for an anniversary stay after viewing the rates available on their own website. A lot of 4 star hotels were only around £30 cheaper. From the quality of the welcome from the conceirge and reception staff, to the quality of the room from the decor to the most comfortable... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I booked the hotel for a surprise birthday lunch for my other half. The staff were fantastic and helped make the gathering a memorable occasion. The service during the lunch was first class and the food was of a very high quality. I also booked one of the suites for a night away after the lunch. The suites are amazing.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed here a few times. Love the art deco rooms especially, they are spacious and luxurious. The roof top hot tub is a must! We've had afternoon tea in the great room,it was lovely. Also don't leave without trying a cocktail or two!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My girlfriends and I go twice a year to the biannual fashion teas! It is a must do experience! The fashion show and pop up boutique! The fabulous afternoon tea! Service is impeccable and attention to detail unreal! We love it! For twice a year we believe we are the satc girls! We stay over on the Friday night, go... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Belfast was my last stop of my second tour of Northern Ireland and I chose The Merchant because of it's superb reputation. My stay at the Merchant exceeded all of my expectations. From the warm welcome at reception, to my Art Deco room, to a delicious breakfast served in the Great Room, a rare architectural gem, to the lunch and... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I travelled alone a great distance to NI to see family I hadn't seen since I was a child. This is a scary venture, particularly due to my unfamiliarity of NI. Any nervousness I had was immediately lifted by the way I was greeted upon my arrival. I was made to feel completely at home, and was well looked after.... More 

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Carrickmacross
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Superb Suites: Check Superb Wine List: Check Superb Location: Check Good Gym with outdoor hot tub: Check Historic Building: Check Superb Dining: Check Bert's Bar There is no other true 5* in Northern Ireland

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34 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I love this hotel! Everything from the doorman, lady behind reception, the concierge who showed me to my room, to the bar staff in the cocktail bar and Bert's Bar. A lot of hotels could learn a lot about service from this hotel. My one and only.

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