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Belfast, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This can be a superb experience for a very special Occasion. The wealthy surround and incredible service is sumptuous, but few can afford it, other than visiting dignitaries, lead musicians/performers - usually paid for by ratepayers!. My family booked my wife and I for a major anniversary dinner - meal paid and substantial sum advanced. The meal was delicious but... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We visit the cocktail lounge quite regularly, it's really nice for something a bit nicer than the push and shove in a lot if the other bars in the town. It's sedate and classy. The drinks are more expensive than most of the other waterholes in the area, but, I feel it's worth it. The drinks are served with a... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We loved our stay in the Merchant Hotel and had a lovely Victorian room with a beautiful bathroom and lots of lamps which gave it a warm and relaxing atmosphere. The beds were really comfortable as well. Breakfast in The Great Room was special and we loved the dining room, the service, and the ambience. The waiters are obviously very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We spent a lovely weekend at the Merchant to celebrate a 65th birthday! The staff were really helpful and arranged everything we needed including a hire car for one of the days! Lovely hotel well located in the centre with easy reach of all the bars restaurants and sites! Don't miss the open top bus and the Titanic exhibition! Breakfast... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My friend & I stayed overnight as a little treat. The facilities on the roof were not cleaned or tended to. There was blood on the floor of the spa area & still there when we left. Dirty towels were draped around most surfaces & left on the floors of changing rooms & around the outdoor hot-tub. Nobody came to... More 

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Ballymena, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We have just returned from a nights stay at the Merchant hotel for my wife's birthday. I honestly couldn't say a bad word about this place. Excellent staff, beautiful surroundings and a great location. Would definitely return. The rooftop hot tub is worth visiting for alone, fantastic views of Belfast.

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Thank Aidan F
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were in for a night as we headed for a weekend trip to Giant's Costal Causeway. Our stay at the Merchant Hotel had us in the Victorian section of the hotel, which every detail was well appointed and tended to. We slept very well and were refreshed after a hearty breakfast to head off to tour Northern Ireland. Staff... More 

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Crowthorne, United Kingdom
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33 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A hotel with two halves old & new. Bedroom in the new wing excellent with huge bathrooms. Amazing rooms in the old Ulster Bank Building. Had problems with slow service at breakfast otherwise an excellent stay.

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Conwy County, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed here on the 10th Aug for one night with my husband and 14 year old daughter and it was a wonderful experience. We stayed in an Art Deco room which had two double beds and a bathroom to die for with a bath and a shower in which you could have held a party. The staff were great and... More 

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Thank Joan F
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We recently had a charming afternoon at the Merchant Hotel. The surroundings of the hotel are second to none and are certainly worth a visit simply to marvel at. We had afternoon tea in the Great Hall. The service was excellent, the staff professional but warm. The presentation of the Tea was brilliant and the best that I have seen... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Bert's Bar at The Merchant Hotel Belfast
Bert's Bar at The Merchant Hotel Belfast
Cuisines: European, British, Gluten Free Options, Irish
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Merchant Hotel

Address: 16 Skipper Street, Belfast BT1 2DZ, Northern Ireland
Location: United Kingdom > Northern Ireland > Belfast
Price Range: $209 - $572 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Merchant Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 62
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Also Known As:
Merchant Hotel Belfast
Hotel Style:
#2 Business Hotel in Belfast
#3 Romantic Hotel in Belfast
#3 Luxury Hotel in Belfast
#4 Family Hotel in Belfast
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