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Merchant Hotel

#4 of 44 Hotels in Belfast
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16 Skipper Street, Belfast BT1 2DY, Northern Ireland
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    Armagh, United Kingdom
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    4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

    From check in to check out everything was perfect @ the Merchant. From the reception, to the bar staff everyone made us feel very welcome, nothing seemed like too much bother. Our room was spacious and had a lovely 'Old' feeling with lots of original features. The bath was magnificent and absolutely huge. I did feel like the room had... More 

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    Dublin, Ireland
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    5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

    Stayed here with some girlfriends. Early check in was accommodated and from the start the service was impeccable. Nothing was too much trouble. The rooms were beautifully decorated and the attention to detail was very impressive. We had afternoon tea in the grand hall which was amazing and then later that night we ate in berts Jazz bar. The whole... More 

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    Belfast, United Kingdom
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    8 reviews 8 reviews
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    5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

    I had my 50th here on the roof garden on the 13th December and it was a fantastic evening, the staff we're fantastic thank you for making it a great night. we booked 5 rooms and everyone who stayed in it loved it and thought it was the best hotel they've stayed in so if you want to treat yourself... More 

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    Harwich, United Kingdom
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    9 reviews 9 reviews
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    5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

    A stunning hotel with excellent staff and facilities. We only came here for cocktails but would have enjoyed staying longer. The bar had a very pleasant and welcoming scene, especially with the open fire place. The seating area was full and we had a short wait to be seated. The cost is very expensive however well worth it for a... More 

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    4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

    Visited The Bar for cocktails, the waitress was very attentive, the bar snacks and the glass of water offered before you order is a lovely touch. The vodka Martini was very good, the surroundings and ambience are very special. I do love this place and it is a bit of a jewel in Belfasts crown.

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    5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

    the grandiose building does not fail to impress especially the Great Room. I have stayed in both styles of rooms but my personal favourite are the Art Decor Rooms rather than the Victorian Rooms. the spa is excellent with a well equipped gym also an added benefit. The team are professional at all times but also friendly and confident to... More 

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    Ballybofey, Ireland
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    5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

    Stayed at the hotel for our wedding anniversary earlier this month had a wonderful stay here this hotel is pure opulence from the moment you step in through the door beautiful decor in the room lovely meal in the great room and an outstanding breakfast to top it of would highly recommend this hotel for a special occasion as a... More 

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    Belfast
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    94 reviews 94 reviews
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    5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

    This was my wife and I's third visit to the Merchant. We had been given some gift cards from family for Christmas after we raved to them about our last stay. We stayed in a Victorian room this time which was really comfortable and a great size. It definitely felt brighter than the suite we had before in this wing... More 

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    Liverpool, United Kingdom
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    5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

    We had afternoon tea and it was fantastic,from the sandwichs to the cup of tea was outstanding the staff are lovely and make you feel special,the building is out of this world,it's a must place to see

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    Belfast, United Kingdom
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    5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

    We will never forget our stay at the Merchant this weekend. The staff were so welcoming and attentive and marked our anniversary with both little gifts and words.We were made to feel very comfortable and very special.The room was beautiful and comfortable. The Great Room was such a treat.We can't wait to have another event to celebrate as The Merchant... More 

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    Address: 16 Skipper Street, Belfast BT1 2DY, Northern Ireland
    Location: United Kingdom > Northern Ireland > Belfast
    Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
    Hotel Class:5 star — Merchant Hotel 5*
    Number of rooms: 62
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    Merchant Hotel Belfast
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    #2 Luxury Hotel in Belfast
    #3 Business Hotel in Belfast
    #3 Romantic Hotel in Belfast
    #9 Family Hotel in Belfast

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