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    The Merchant House

    10 Strand Street | Poole Quay, Poole BH15 1SB, England
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      2 adults
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        0 children
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          $139
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          • Excellent55%
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          • Average6%
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          Free Wifi
          Breakfast included
          Non-Smoking Hotel
          Pool
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          Pets Allowed
          Business Center
          4.0 Star Hotel
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          Reviewed April 13, 2017 via mobile

          Lovely room, Great host, Fantastic breakfast! Need somewhere to stay in Poole, The Merchant House is the place to stay!!! Came down for work, needed a place to stay for the night, last minute and this place sorted me out good and proper! From a...More

          Thank Chad R
          Reviewed March 25, 2017

          David was very friendly and a great host. The room was cozy and I really enjoyed the breakfast selections. On my last 2 nights, David attempted making me some Nigerian omelette, which actually turned out well!

          Thank Elizabeth S
          Reviewed March 21, 2017

          After staying here about 4 years ago and having a wonderful time, i decided to book again for this weekend. I'm very pleased to say that the standards have been upheld and the place is even more fantastic than I remember. The owner/host David, made...More

          Thank Rachel-Elizabet... H
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          Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

          David is a great host with an extensive full English on offer, and a great selection of fresh fruit for with your muesli and yoghurt. Homemade bread fresheach morning. Room was smaller than we expected but OK for a two night stay my Hubby might...More

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          Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

          Very disappointed. Wont be staying here again. On arrival there was nobody actually there. I waited 1 hour for the owner to arrive and he appeared to be drunk!! I was shown to my VERY SMALL room which had no wardrobes nor chest of drawers...More

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          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Breakfast included
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          • $135 - $193 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 3
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          • United Kingdom >
          • England >
          • Dorset >
          • Poole
          • Also Known As
          • The Merchant House Poole, Dorset
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