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The Merchant Hotel

27-29 Eastborough | North Yorkshire, Scarborough YO11 1NG, England
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We happened on this pub the last time we were in Scarborough and looked forward to visiting it again last week. It's Irish-themed, but as far away as you can get from that O'Neill's chain feel (I am Irish). Impressive drinks menu - the list of whiskies was the most comprehensive I've seen: Icelandic, Danish and Japanese varieties included alongside... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Staying in Scarborough with friends Strolling through the town on a Sunday night for drinks, came across this bar and stayed until closing. Had a really good night, live entertainment with 3 different singers all of which were excellent. Would definitely return when back in Scarborough

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Been coming to Scarborough for a few years now sometimes twice a year if we can. This pub is always on the list of things to do. A lovely irish themed pub with a couple of real ales and a huge selection of whisky. Often has live music or has every time I've been in. Friendly staff and locals in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Only nipped in for one drink whilst away we ended going in everyday whilst we was in scarborough loved the decor it had a wicked feel to it so welcoming definatly go in again and would even stay here in the future

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Didn't stay here so can't comment on the rooms. We bobbed in for a drink one Saturday afternoon as we heard that there was live music. The bar was pretty grotty, think they are going for the olde world type of decor but really it was just run down and you could see where they had tried to rennovate bits... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2012

The main reviews are actually spot on, the room is at the top of the building, the only area that looked as though it had been refurbished was the carpet throughout. The pictures by other guests were spot on, the same mattress, the head of the shower needs changing the room was very musty would put this down to the... More 

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Hullbridge, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2012

We didn't have a very nice time here and the bed linen wasn't as clean as may be it should have been. However, it could have been much worse and we made the best of our stay. There were a few little creatures that shouldn't have been there on the window sills and the bath was a little dirty.

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Lincoln
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012

We booked room 3 for a long weekend despite reading the reviews- I went on gut instinct, and I'm pleased I did. I now know usually bad reviews mean nothing and they are from people that don't read the description of the place and expect things that aren't included in the description. What you read is what you get. It... More 

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Liversedge, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2011

Me and my wife stayed here in september for 2 nights. the pictures on the website must be from another hotel. we couldn't wait to get out, (£45.00 per night no breakfast) as soon as my wife opened the room door she sat on the bed and cried. the mattress looked like it had been dragged out of a local... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2011

I know it's only rooms over a pub and one shouldn't expect much but these are awful rooms. Stal smell of sweat, mucky brown carpet, missing bits of plaster, broken window pane, indescribeable pillows, plug sockets hanging off walls, cigarette burns on the windowledge...I could go on but would run out of space. The sad thing is with a bit... More 

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