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16 Queen St, Derry BT48 7DB, Northern Ireland
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Merchant's House
Ranked #15 of 44 Derry B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Warwick, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

I love the Merchants house, having stayed here before several years ago and opting to return there for another trip to L/Derry. If you are expecting a hotel experience you will be disappointed. This is a traditional BnB in all senses of the term. Peter and Joan are very friendly and helpful with recommendations on where to eat or visit.... More

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Montrose, Colorado
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

This is an interesting historic property, lovingly restored and graciously managed by Joan and Peter, who made us feel completely at home in a grand house. It was my favorite accommodation of our two-week trip. Our three-generation family of six stayed in the two garden level rooms (the historic maids' quarters), which adjoin by way of a small kitchenette, while... More

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Mission Viejo, California
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Stayed here 3 nights in early May. Our room and en-suite bath (on the 2nd floor - 1st floor to Europeans) were fairly small, but overlooked the back garden. We were also next to the lovely large parlor/sitting room and to the guest-use computer. All of this suited us very well. Downstairs dining room was beautiful and breakfast delicious. Enjoyed... More

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Boulder, Colorado
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29 reviews 29 reviews
22 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

Not easy to find. GPS will take you right there and you will probably drive by it the first time. It's the Georgian row house next to the vision eyeglass center. When you do find it, Peter and Joan will probably be around the corner at their other B&B. I think that one is Saddlers House. There will be a... More

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Moscow, Russia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
18 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

Rooms here are just like in any well kept B&B, some smaller and some larger. What I found interesting was the atmosphere of authenticity. This is the first B&B where I saw a spacious and luxurious sitting room where you can find a useful compilation of books and guides on Ireland. Both the sitting room on the first floor and... More

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Top Contributor
88 reviews 88 reviews
63 hotel reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

Stayed two nights at the Merchants House. Very nice room with large bathroom. Great common area to have a drink and catch up with email. The owner is very nice with wry sense of humor. Made us feel very welcome. Great Irish breakfast each morning. Only problem might getting on the street parking. Easy walking distance to castle, Bogside and... More

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Donegal Town, Ireland
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

ok so I`m biased, I`m originally from Derry and am very proud of my home city and I have a fascination for all things Georgian so Merchant`s House ticked all the boxes. As a family of 4, myself, himself and 2 kids aged 9 and 6, we were assigned the family room in the basement - warm, cosy, welcoming and... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
11 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

I stayed at the Merchant's house for a night and would have stayed longer, if I could have. An old Georgian house which is beautifully restored. Each room and the common spaces such as the sitting room, dining room and the staircase are unique. The rooms at the back overlook a lovely courtyard. The communal dining table around which a... More

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52 reviews 52 reviews
28 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

A provincial Georgian house restored and furnished sensitively. A host with humour and knowledge of her surroundings. A large table for communal breakfast and good homemade foodstuffs. A sitting room with many original features, comfortable chairs and a selection of books.These are all you need for to make a charming and unique lodgings. Of course the host knits it all... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

We travelled to Derry with the intention of installing our daughter in the Halls of Residence at Magee Uni, arriving a day early from Cyprus. For the one night. The proprietress, Joan, was extremely accommodating, even providing us with breakfast on arrival, after our long journey, well after the breakfast clear up. We had a large family room in the... More

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Address: 16 Queen St, Derry BT48 7DB, Northern Ireland
Location: United Kingdom > Northern Ireland > County Londonderry > Derry
Also Known As:
Merchant`s House Hotel Derry
Merchant's House Derry, Northern Ireland

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