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The Merchant House

4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   10 Strand Street | Poole Quay, Poole BH15 1SB, England
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Ranked #20 of 51 Poole B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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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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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 via mobile

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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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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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

This was my first stay in a B&B and if they are all as nice as this then I am converted ! The Merchant House really is beautiful and David was so lovely and welcoming. The room was fantastic and spotlessly clean (I am a bit fanatical as well) and the breakfast was amazing. My friend and I had a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

I don't usually stay in B&B's, preferring hotels with a restaurant because I'm a lone female travelling for business. I booked the Merchant House because I wanted to be by the quay rather than in the town centre where most of the chain hotels are located. I turned up at 5pm after a business meeting to be greeted by David... More 

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Address: 10 Strand Street | Poole Quay, Poole BH15 1SB, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Poole
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Merchant House 4*
Number of rooms: 3
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