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The Merchant House

10 Strand Street | Poole Quay, Poole BH15 1SB, England
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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

Overall a nice stay as it's in a great location and the bed was lovely, but there were a few little things which let it down a bit. Our room was quite small for the price and when we arrived the shower wasn't clean. There was an issue with the lighting in the bathroom which was tempermental but after speaking... More 

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Spalding, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015 via mobile

Nice friendly B&B. Location good. Limited parking. Breakfast is different, but great. The room I had was compact, but had everything needed for a short stay. Could have done with heating being on, and had to fiddle with shower plug, else it would have turned into a bath. Very clean and well presented. I would use again.

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Jersey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015 via mobile

I've spent a number of nights in Poole over the last 6 months or so at various hotels but my stay at The Merchant House tops all others. Was made to feel very welcome by the host David. Lovely room on the top floor, light and airy with a comfortable bed. It wasn't the largest room I've ever stayed in,... More 

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Thank Chris L
Whitstable, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

This is a lovely B&B which I booked to visit my son and his girlfriend for a few days. It is in an excellent position just one street away from Poole Harbour and the high street. There is easy access to Bournemouth and other local areas too. The room was lovely, cosy and very clean and the host was charming... More 

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Thank Kim H
Glasgow
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

This is a fantastic find which is handy for the centre of Poole. The accommodation was immaculate with my towels being changed daily. David was very accommodating ensuring that I knew the best restaurants to eat each night. The breakfasts were brilliant and kept me going until dinner so saved money buying any lunch. I had a very pleasant stay,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

This is a fantastic B&B; we stayed here for one night to attend a friend's wedding in the area. It is perfectly located right on Poole Quay so you can walk down to all the lovely restaurants and pubs in the area. The owner is incredibly helpful and friendly, he made us feel completely at ease. The room we stayed... More 

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london
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

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 May 22, 2015

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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