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The Merchants House

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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Pickering, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
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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37 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 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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Whakatane, New Zealand
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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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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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Address: Main Street, Cairnryan DG9 8QX, Scotland
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Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Dumfries and Galloway > Cairnryan
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Number of rooms: 3
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