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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful period house in the lovely city of Derry. Lovely welcome from Peter and Joan both of who were very helpful and couldn't do enough for their guests. Lovely room at the front of the house. Breakfasts were wonderful, a time when all guest get to sit together and chat which was lovely and not something you get often.... More 

1 Thank JAFR48
Portland, OR
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28 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

We stayed only one night but enjoyed our stay. Our room was small but charming in a shabby chic sort of way. The beds were comfortable. The bathroom was too small, but I find that to be true in so many B and B's where bedrooms have had bathrooms added to make them en suite. This is an old property,... More 

Thank mcafees
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26 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

We stayed here for one night and I am surprised by some of the recent comments. It is a B & B folks not a 5 star hotel. Our room was on the ground floor but we had the use of the first floor sitting room which was fabulous - reminded me of the family's living room at Alnwick Castle!... More 

Thank SarahNorthumberland
Bend, Oregon
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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

This building was charming, with beautiful old floors and a large sitting room that was comfortable. Everything in our room looked worn, the bedcovers were very thin and not really clean looking. The garden view out the window was refreshing. The breakfast was a block and a half away from the Merchant house and it had a tiny dining area... More 

Thank lovinwallawalla
Enyp, Owner at Merchant's House, responded to this review

We were both surprised and disappointed at this review. We try hard to please our guests and would have been happy to deal with their complaints about bedcovers had they approached us. Additional bedcovers are available on request. However these guests never raised this issue with us during their two-night stay leading us to believe that they were content with... More 

Kamloops, Canada
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31 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

The rooms were comfortable and the sitting room very once for a restful evening. The hosts were welcoming and answered all our questions, recommending the tour around the wall was a great tip. One of the drawbacks is the hunt for a parking spot if you arrive before 5pm and the ticketing agents seem to circle the block often. Breakfast... More 

1 Thank GarryandMo
Burlington, Vermont
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52 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Lovely room, beautifully furnished. Breakfast is served buffet-style in the dining room and was very good. There is a lovely sitting room upstairs, and a terrace and outside gardens. The wi-fi reception wasn't great in the room, but I found that to be true everywhere, and this B&B has a computer available for guests in an upstairs alcove. The host... More 

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Shrewsbury, Massachusetts
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18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 via mobile

We booked this B&B based on very good review by Rick Steves. It was not as we expected. Noisy location if your room is on the street side as ours was. No parking provided by the B&B. Street parking only and not on the street on which the B&B is located. Rooms were OK but very dated. Ensure bathroom was... More 

Thank Jim R
Bolton, England
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22 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 via mobile

We have spent 4 wonderful days at The Merchants House in Derry and will be sad to go home tomorrow. The house itself is beautiful - spotlessly clean and warm, friendly and welcoming staff. A plentiful breakfast awaits you each morning around a communal dining table between 8.00am and 9.30am with freshly prepared delicious food. As a family of 5... More 

1 Thank librasmile05
Dublin, California
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62 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Old World elegance with charming owners, Peter and Joan! Felt like we were back in the late 1800's staying in this beautiful home. Ground floor has a stunning dining room where we had delicious breakfast for our 2 night stay. Guests are served at a large communal table which made for lovely conversations. Second floor has an amazing drawing room... More 

1 Thank Ann C
Sunnyvale, California
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92 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

The house is quite beautiful and nicely maintained. The dining and sitting rooms are lovely. They have wonderful high ceilings and trim. They are very comfortable and homey, with lots of European art and other decorations. The location is very convenient, all of the main sights are within easy walking distance.

1 Thank SeeTheW0rld62
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Additional Information about Merchant's House

Address: 16 Queen Street, Derry BT48 7EQ, Northern Ireland
Location: United Kingdom > Northern Ireland > County Londonderry > Derry
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
Merchant`s House Hotel Derry
Merchant's House Derry, Northern Ireland
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