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The Merchants House

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Main Street, Cairnryan DG9 8QX, Scotland
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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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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently stayed at The Merchants House for one night before the ferry to Belfast. Fiona was so helpful in the run up to our stay with advice and picking flowers up for us. Couldn't thank her enough. The Merchants House was clean, comfortable and just what we needed, the bar downstairs with a lovely open fireplace was great to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015 via mobile

We stayed at the Merchants House recently and had a really enjoyable experience. Fiona met us and showed us to our en suite room, a room with a lovely view. Dinner was served and it was real home cooking at its best. We then enjoyed a "few drinks" with Fiona, Alan and some other guests. As our ferry was leaving... More 

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

For Several years myself & a work colleague have !!, on & off have been working in Cairnryan, and how lucky we were to have booked into " The Merchants House ", for our accommodation. The welcome, and food is second to none, many many thanks Alan & Fiona for everything, we wish you both all the very best for... More 

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Pickering, United Kingdom
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

My wife and I booked an early morning ferry to Belfast and needed B&B for the night. We arrived an hour earlier than initially booked as the weather was pouring down and Stranraer was full with Christmas shoppers. Our early arrival did not present a problem the Dutton's took it in their stride. Shown to room 4 which has a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 via mobile

My hubby and I stayed here last Saturday before early crossing to larne (home) the next day....we arrived late due to work which was no problem to the Duttons! We had booked a room without bathroom as we didn't need it as we would be leaving b&b at 06:30 am to get the boat...as no one else was stating Fiona... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Lovely comfortable clean room in a friendly establishment with the added bonus of great home cooked food. Would definitely recommend. Very close to the ferry terminal you can watch the ferries coming in and going out from the door step

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Stocksfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We stayed 12 days ago before our morning ferry to Larne. We enjoyed our evening meal and drink in the bar before retiring to our room. After a good night's sleep the breakfast was delicious and i'm sorry I couldn't eat a "full Scottish" but I was aware of the need to be careful before the sailing . My husband... More 

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Perth, Western Australia
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48 reviews 48 reviews
37 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

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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