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The Merchant House

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8 Eustace Street | Temple Bar, Dublin 2, Ireland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Avoid at all costs! Sex shop right next door! Metal security gate as a front door! Had to buzz through the said metal gate wait15 mins for someone to come let us in! No reception-no receptioist- no staff besides one housekeeper with sketchy English. Room very dark! Overpriced! No breakfast facilities! Complimentary water (tesco value kids bottles) 5* luxury there!... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nicely nested in the heart of Temple bar area, this guesthouse has been a wonderful experience. Jorge will welcome you and explain in details all what your room offers as well as all information you need to know about Dublin. We were in the Oscar Wilde room, on the top floor, and this room is very nice. It is very... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

To explore almost all of the Dublin sights but of course you are staying in Temple bar! I confess I didn't do my homework properly and thought the room was in a small boutique hotel and at first I was a bit miffed there wasn't a bar or a lounge, but of course you're never from from either, so no... More 

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Fife
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in the W B Yeats room and it was lovely. The bed is super comfy with high quality bedding. The room is spacious with lovely touches and spotlessly clean. The ear plugs which were thoughtfully provided were most welcome - the location is the middle of Temple Bar area so it is no surprise that there is some... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room is stunning, and spacious with comfortable beds and chairs and everything you could need. The hotel has lots of nice little extra bits like spare pillows, a proper nespresso coffee machine, reasonably priced mini bar and dvds that made it a really lovely stay. The housekeeper was also friendly and welcoming which made us feel safe. Thr hotel... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

We've just returned from our annual 6 Nations weekend in Dublin. We went for a long weekend this time so I looked for somewhere a little cheaper to stay. Merchant House did not disappoint. Last year we paid almost twice as much per night and our room at MH (Bram Stoker) was much bigger and included even more amenities. Location... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Had a 2 night stay in the James Joyce Suite. This is a small property with 4 or 5 suites, so there are no hotel facilities or reception area. Breakfast, if you choose to take it, is at a restaurant at the end of the street, right by the river. The building is very secure, despite being in such a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I picked this hotel for its location and it was ideal , no taxis , walked to theatre and restaurants but apart from that our room was lovely . It is a different experience to the usual hotel. 4 suites in an old building and yes there was a bit of noise from the street but no more than someone... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Better than a B&B, very tidy and clean, room cleaned everyday with fresh towels but a bit on the pricey side but very enjoyable, great location for Temple Bar area plenty of pubs, bars and restaurants and a stone throw from the river Liffey plenty to see and do in temple bar area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Received our two night stay in the Oscar Wilde Suite as a Christmas present and thought it was fantastic! We were welcomed by Jorge who was extremely helpful, carried my suitcase up the many flights of stairs, showed us where things were located and gave us recommendations for restaurants and bars. The suite itself was beautiful, the bed was comfortable... More 

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