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Merchant Hotel

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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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Jupiter, Florida
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55 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We did not stay at this hotel but did go into the bar for some drinks in the late afternoon. The architecture is fabulous and it was great to see the old Ulster Bank main office transformed as well as rooms on each side of the restaurant. Afternoon tea will be a treat the next time I go back.

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Portadown, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Just had lunch at The Merchant, Belfast, and from the moment of booking it was a total pleasurable experience. I had some queries regarding an expired voucher and John made it so easy to sort out. John also enquired about possible food intolerances and I was able to give him details of the foods I had to avoid. When we... More 

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Siloam Springs, Arkansas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

While we have stayed in this hotel before, while we are presently staying at this hotel. It has fallen from what it used to be. Our first few stays we're great. Bright, clean, modern rooms in the past. Now we are in the back end of dreariness. We did NOT get to sleep in Saturday night due to the noise... More 

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

Visited the merchant for afternoon tea- a very special treat from the other half. Had a very pleasant experience altogether, loved it all- the tea and food was delicious, the staff were lovely and the decor was lovely. Really enjoyed the entire thing from start to finish.

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Waterford, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Travelled with my mother for a quick break away. From the moment we stepped into the hotel things were perfect. If you stay at this hotel you have to try the cocktail bar. Bedroom was spacious, clean but luxurious. Spa was very relaxing.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The second best hotel I've stayed in. The only other better was a wraparound suite in the Cosmopolitan in Vegas and that was unbeatable. However, I would say that the room in the Merchant Hotel in Belfast was on a par with the suite I had in the Bellagio in Vegas. We got an Art Deco room and it is... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed here a few times now and whilst its expensive, it is worth it for the extra level of service you get. No complaints at all! Staff are lovely too. If you can get an Art Deco twin room, they are huge!

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Went for afternoon tea here on the 16th June. It was one of those things I wanted to do. I firstly was just in Awe of the decor. Such an awesome building. I couldn't stop looking around. Very ornate but family friendly. Luxurious! Our waiter was very attentive all the way through our tea. He was very pleasant. The afternoon... More 

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Derry, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My wife and I were attending a concert in the Odyssey Arena and decided to 'push the boat out ' and stay in a luxury hotel. We were not disappointed. The hotel is 'old world' in style but beautifully appointed and the staff were courteous, helpful and very well trained. The hotel is situated near the Cathedral Quarter of the... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed here 2 nights, the rooms are big and roomy, with 2 big beds, big bathroom, room had all amenities, 2 TVs Nice and interesting decor, we had a a meal in the Great Room, excellent, the rooms decor is something special, as were all the bars, also make sure you go to the Jazz room great entertainment. breakfast... More 

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