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The Merchants House

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Main Street, Cairnryan DG9 8QX, Scotland
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The Merchants House
Ranked #2 of 6 Cairnryan B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Perth, Western Australia
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48 reviews 48 reviews
37 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed overnight here before taking the ferry to Larne next morning, having just completed the Hadrian's Wall path. The Duttons were great hosts and we very much enjoyed our pre-dinner drink, evening meal and breakfast next morning. The room was clean and the view lovely. The Merchants House is perfectly situated for the ferry, only a short walk away.

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west virginia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Duttons were delightful, helpful, accomodating. The room was fresh and clean, the food delicious and the view was wonderful. Easy trip to either ferry company to get to Belfast. Top recommendation from these Americans.

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Like a lot of people we stayed here the night before getting the ferry in the morning. It is only a stones throw away from the P&O dock. The rooms were clean and a good size, the food was very good, the owners lovely

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Whakatane, New Zealand
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We were a group of 4 New Zealand travellers and stayed here before crossing over to Belfast on the ferry. We had a very pleasant and happy stay. Fiona and Alan went out of their way to ensure our comfort. Fiona kindly gave us a meal, although we hadn't booked in in advance. We advise booking in for an evening... More

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83alan, Owner at The Merchants House, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to review our guesthouse, Pauline. It was lovely to meet you all and we are very glad you enjoyed your stay here with us. We hope you are having a great time at the moment in Ireland on the next part of your holiday. Happy travels! More

Bledlow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Had a extremely leisurely stopover at "The Merchants House" before our ferry to Larne. Bedrooms were very comfortable and spotlessly clean. Alan and Fiona gave a very warm welcome and bent over backwards to meet our every need. Our 3 girls slept safely and soundly upstairs while we enjoyed a cosy drink in the bar downstairs. Breakfast the next morning... More

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83alan, Owner at The Merchants House, responded to this review

Many thanks for this super review, Kate. It was lovely to meet you and your family when you stayed here. I hope you all had a fabulous time at the wedding and the girls enjoyed seeing all their cousins again. We hope to see you again next time you are going to visit the family in Ireland. More

Edinburgh
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

The Merchants house is set on the main road through Cairnryan opposite the sea. Its a nice setting. You never know when you knock on the door of a B&B what is waiting on you, so this one was a lovely surprise, the door was opened to a world of warmth and a great friendly smile. From the minute we... More

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83alan, Owner at The Merchants House, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to review The Merchants House and we are very glad that you enjoyed your stay. Due to our location within walking distance of both Cairnryan ferry terminals, you are quite correct in thinking that the vast majority of our guests are having a stopover either on their way to or from the Irish sea... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Stayed here after a day out to Belfast Zoo, arrived on the late Stena ferry, welcome was warm and inviting even late at night! Room was very comfortable, our son gave it his seal of approval! Everything you need for a good night's rest. Breakfast the next morning was super, tasty and served with care. Continental or full Scottish, it... More

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Craigavon
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30 reviews 30 reviews
26 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

We stayed here to catch the early morning Ferry to Larne. This is not a large B&B but is ideally located for the Ferry Terminlal. We had the only non en suite room with a shared Bathroom but this was perfectly fine, the room was clean and comfortable, We had a drink in the Bar, ate a really nice Meal... More

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Annalong, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

The Merchants House is well placed on the beautiful waterfront of Loch Ryan just 1 mile from the Stena ferry terminal. The owners (Alan & Fiona) could not have been better hosts. I had a good nights craic with them, had a great nights sleep in the cosy bedroom and a wonderful full Scottish breakfast! Great value too. Well worth... More

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Saltburn-by-the-Sea, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Well, what can we say about the Merchants House, summed up… fantastic little gem of a place. We arrived prior to our sailing to Ireland the next morning for our biking holiday. The proprietors Alan and Fiona were great, nothing was too much trouble. Very hospitable and very down to earth honest people. The Merchants House itself was very comfortable,... More

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Address: Main Street, Cairnryan DG9 8QX, Scotland
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Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Dumfries and Galloway > Cairnryan
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
The Merchants House Cairnryan, Scotland

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