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The Merchants Hotel

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05/14/2017 05/15/2017
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

We have just returned from a stay in the merchant hotel, after reading other reviews I was expecting the worst but I really don't know what people expect for the money, it's basic but was clean and the bed was really comfortable and as for being down a seedy alley way it's just off the main road , perfectly situated...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This doesn't even deserve one star but you can't give any lower.Was booked into this via third party and OMG it was the worst place ever. Entrance is down an alleyway. Then once inside you climb a large flight of stairs to reach reception. We wanted to upgrade our room so we didn't have to share bathroom with everyone else....

2Thank mumovone
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I made the mistake of booking this doss house without reading any reviews. Checked in yesterday in a twin room. windows were open when i entered. Blinds in bathroom were not working correctly. Could have been a privacy issue . Things got interesting dure in the night when the bed collapsed on me. Had a knock on door at 11.10...

1Thank darren g
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Firstly it is not an Hotel, so don't get confused by the name: It is a hovel. Toilet is to share, basic furniture, 2£ for towels, Tv does not work. Unprofessional and Violent manners from Receptionists. I have been shout, intimidated and kicked out of the building because I was trying to get more information on why nobody at the...

2Thank Isabella D
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 5, 2017

This place is a hovel, windows don't close properly, heating doesn't work, electrical sockets broken, bed mites in the bed. I asked for a refund after 30 minutes in my room and was told an emphatic no. The male receptionist then asked his handy man to throw me out after insulting my wife and threatening me. We left £62 worse...

7Thank frasermallen
Reviewed March 3, 2017 via mobile

This is not a hotel, it's a hostel. And an awful one at that. Towels not provided, available to hire at £2 each, but reception didn't open until 9am so I had to use paper towels to get dried on. No heating so room was freezing cold. The bed was a cheap kids' bed and collapsed whilst I was just...

1Thank Sara A
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed February 24, 2017

Easily the worst hotel I've ever stayed in, I guess I should have worried about this one when I saw the door in a dark alley that looked like murderer's row. On entrance to the hotel I saw the guy behind the counter getting a dressing down about fire safety which didn't put my mind at rest. After some confusion...

1Thank Richard H
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed February 19, 2017

Despite reading all the horrible reviews on this place I have to disagree. I paid £22 for a double room, what do you expect?! Room was comfortable and clean, all the basics things you need for a few nights stay. Reception staff were extremely friendly and went out of their way to give extra help. As for these people complaining...

1Thank kayl0609
Chesterfield, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed February 8, 2017

This place has the potential to be a lovely budget hotel, the staff are helpful and friendly, the place is clean but very rundown. The rooms are pretty basic but thats all me and my daughter needed, just somewhere to sleep after a gig. Some of the rooms have shared bathroom/toilet facilities (ours was one of them) and this lets...

2Thank Tess V
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed December 19, 2016

Smack bang in the middle of town. We did walk past it twice though!! Its just a door so look out. Old hotel but the room did the job as we just needed somewhere to put our head for an early flight. Concierge 24hr. We arrived back late.

2Thank peggythunder
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Additional Information about The Merchants Hotel

Address: 31 Back Piccadilly, Manchester M1 1HP, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Greater Manchester > Manchester
Price Range: $38 - $142 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Merchants Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 35
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“Book a different hotel”
mumovone, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“stop in doorway”
darreng398, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“Sleep on street rather than in the hotel”
David2212, Dec 1, 2016 | Read review
“do not book this hotel it clones your card”
SophielW1992, Oct 26, 2016 | Read review
“City is noisy at night and kicks of again early in morning but I did sleep well despite my room being above a bus stop.”
charlessim1, Oct 20, 2016 | Read review
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