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The Merchant House

10 Strand Street | Poole Quay, Poole BH15 1SB, England
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Ranked #21 of 49 Poole B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I booked for 2 nights in may over the bank holiday. Parking was next door, hotel was quiet. The rooms were a bit small but well decorated , stairs a bit steep for me. David is a good host and makes a good breakfast with all the trimmings if required

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Witney, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The location is brilliant, David even managed to arrange a free parking place for us right next to the house. The room as previously mentioned by others is on the small side and the bath room is about as small as it could possibly be. Usual offerings in the room wifi, tea, coffee tv . David makes you feel at... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

We had the pleasure of meeting David in August this year. His charming, clean B&B although rooms were tiny, are very comfortable with amenities. Very well located - one street back from the Poole Quay. Poole was a part of Dorset we hadn't visited before and we were pleasantly surprise, a great place to stay before departing by ferry to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

A nice clean B&B with a great breakfast BUT YOU DO PAY FOR IT. I booked through a third party online company and was only offered double room prices and upon arrival discovered I could of paid a signal occupancy rate which was a bit disappointing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

I stayed at the Merchant House Hotel in August 2014 and it was lovely I would highly recommend this place, its in a great location the rooms are out standing and breakfast is amazing. The owners are very friendly I will definitely stay there again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I would recommend this bed and breakfast. It beats any big hotel chain hands down. Great location and very friendly and the room was spotless. And David makes the best breakfast in pool, fit for a king.

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Surbiton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

I found this fantastic B&B at random on Late Rooms, and how glad I was that I found it! I walked from the station (about 10 mins) and David was looking out for me as I arrived - the house is a lovely Georgian house in the road behind the Quay, but blink and you miss it (well, I did!).... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Lovely room, spotlessly clean and really comfortable. Really close to the harbour and David the owner was really helpful when I arrived, he helped with directions and kept me a parking space literally outside and met me to take my bags ! Couldn't have asked for better. Would recommend to anyone staying for business or work.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

We were on a weekend break and needed some where central and after checking the usual Sandbank over priced shabby chic settled on the Merchant B&B. Checked in online, no issues on arrival straight up to a room which was light and clean, small but functional. The bed was fine but the pillows were a bit hard, the shower worked... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

stayed one night. Ideal location, super clean room. crisp bed linen. Comfy bed, Lovely owner, chatty and personable. Beautifully presented brekky and a good choice of fruits , cereal ect. also a free parking space !!! top notch .........

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