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Merchant's House

16 Queen St, Derry BT48 7DB, Northern Ireland
Merchant's House
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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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Pompano Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a bed and breakfast in a 1865 year old building and all the rooms looked nice. The owners answered all our questions and were very accomodating. Breakfast was very good and we met some very nice guest while there. Very close walk to several restaurants and the "Walled City" and other interesting sites Well worth the stay

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very good B&B in a great spot. You're less than ten minutes on foot from the walled city and close to restaurants. Breakfast is very good. The building has a weird layout and we had to walk outside together to the the breakfast room. Also, parking can be a pain. But highly recommended overall.

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Bala, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Merchant's owner and staff were most helpful with my husband who has a walking disability they went out of their way to help him keep his independence They even fixed an extra grab rail in the shower. It was so nice to experience such a charming old Georgian house and with all original features. Yes, there are a lot of... More 

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Rhuddlan, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Emyr Thomas from Crymych South Wales has given an incorrect review - he might be an organiser from South Wales but he did nothing to help me to chose the Merchant House + Saddlers House. He never visited the Merchants - I doubt if he knew where the Merchants is. During the two years I have arranged people to stay... More 

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Crymych, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Two single rooms were utilised for Pan Celtic Festival for 5 nights. The two female customers were dissatisfied due to lack of storage for personal clothing, and the fact they had to descend two flights of stairs to use the bathroom. These facts were presented to the owners, who were unable to offer any alternatives. No refunds were offered

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Enyp, Owner at Merchant's House, responded to this review

We were most surprised at these comments which did not come from the tour organiser. Details of the rooms were provided in advance to the organiser, who has expressed himself happy with the standard of accommodation as can be seen in a separate review listed here. The two ladies concerned were shown their rooms on arrival and expressed no dissatisfaction.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

The Merchant is probably in one of the best locations for anyone wanting to see the city and also enjoy the nightlife. Owner, Joan was delightfully welcoming and the B&B has as much character and charm that you'd ever want. Georgian architecture at its best and Joan has finished it and kept it as close to what it would have... More 

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West Wendover, Nevada USA
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

We stayed at the Merchant's House in Derry, NI in February/March of 2011. We could not have been more pleased with our lovely accommodations! I feel badly that I don't remember the owner's name, but she was a lovely, most hospitable woman! Her husband runs their other B&B. It was very chilly that year in Ireland, so we were a... More 

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Auckland
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57 reviews 57 reviews
34 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

We originally booked the other house (Saddlers) but one of the owners was away when we were there so we were "upgraded" to Merchant house at no extra cost. Possibly because there wasn't any extra cost involved I guess we were given the lower cost room. Unfortunately this is in a basement, which in itself is no problem, the room... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

This is a lovely Georgian home close to the centre of Derry. There are antiques throughout the house and the dining room and sitting room are particularly elegant. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in this B&B and Joan was most helpful about parking, dining options and things to do. We stayed in two rooms on the basement level and they... More 

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Derry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Fabulous house, we stayed in newly converted garden room across an Italianate court yard. Super breakfast and Jean is fabulous, warm and welcoming. Can't recommend it enough, right in the city centre.

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