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The Merchant House

10 Strand Street | Poole Quay, Poole BH15 1SB, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Jersey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Whitstable, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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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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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
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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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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Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
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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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