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The Merchants Hotel

31 Back Piccadilly Street, Manchester M1 1HP, England
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Ranked #106 of 119 Hotels in Manchester
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    1.5 of 5 stars
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29 reviews 29 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

For £24 a night + breakfast you can't moan to much. But its a bit poor could be better for the location as its in the town centre. My room shuck every time a bus/van went past! The roof of my room had a massive crack init also.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

On arrival we were greated by very friendly receptionist, we were invited to have tea andcake after a 6 hour journey. Our room was cosy facing the side of hotel bed very comfy good power shower nothing to complain about, hotel very quiet at night all staff were lovely, I would highly recomend this hotel to anyone staying in truro.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Where to begin... On arrival had to buzz my way in on an intercom in a side alley which made it difficult to find. Room was very basic with a double bed, sink, kettle and TV. In fairness the room was clean but there was no remote for TV, no where to hang clothes, kettle was broken and overboiled so... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After reading many reviews having already booked 3 nights at this property, we were expecting the worst. Due to reviews stating the place was 'grotty' 'smelly' 'dingy' and basically unwelcoming we found that it wasn't as bad as we thought. Location wise, it was brilliant! Couldn't get anymore central, with shops being a 2 minute walk. The staff were very... More 

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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well, arrived after 300 mile journey to attend a family funeral. The Hotel was hard to find. The enterance was on a back alley next to large commercial bins with various people standing around drinking. there was a strong smell of urine and not much in the way of street lighting. We had booked though a company-not trip advisor and... More 

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The hotel has so much potential to be a nice place but it just seems like the people who own this hotel, if you can even call it that, don't care and are just in it for easy money. The hotel wasn't that expensive but for what I payed I would have liked more for my money. So where do... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

I was expecting different from this hotel. Such a shame as the location is perfect for all amenities. Walking distance to train stations, clubs, bars etc but with a lot of competition from other hotels this could be better. There were apology notices for damp and water stains on the walls as soon as you walk in. Not great for... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Checked in here on a saturday afternoon, after a little search for it - this isn't the easiest of all places to find. The room we checked into was possibly the most simple double room I've ever seen. A double bed that filled most of the room, a little coffee table and an even smaller TV. We were lucky enough... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Looked around for a cheap hotel in Manchester centre and found this one. On my own so all I wanted was a bed to sleep in. Booked it and then thought I'd check the reviews on here. I was worried after reading all the comments and expected the worst. I was wrong. No frills at all, Its as central location... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

I have stayed in many hotels in my life/career and none - thankfully - measured up to the recent stay I had in Manchester at The Merchants Hotel. The "hotel" entrance is in a back alley and is quite a daunting experience especially at night with industrial rubbish bins, people using the alley as a urinal and general other unsavoury... More 

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