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Bath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 November 2013

Very much enjoyed our recent stay at The Merchant; lovely room, interesting bathroom(!) good breakfasts. Central location ideal for sightseeing, only a 10 minute walk to the excellent Titanic display. Only letdown being the staff who did not have the local knowledge a top hotel should provide- we were told we needed a taxi to the bus station to catch...

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 November 2013

The merchant is the destination for afternoon tea with lovely scones, great desserts and a fantastic setting. lsi it has a great cocktail bar right beside where u have afternoon tea that u can pop into after

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1Thank rach17cats
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 31 October 2013

The hotel is Elegant, classic yet informal, we had our evening meal in The Great Room restaurant and it was fantastic, one of us had the tasting menu which was expensive but worth every penny, we will be back.

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Thank Eileen O
Bangor. Northern Ireland
Reviewed 31 October 2013

We went to this hotel for our 1st Wedding anniversary, a surprise for myself. Freindly staff on arrival and check in. We stayed in the Larkin Suite, beautiful room very spacious. The spa facilities are very good, once again very friendly. We had afternoon tea booked in the Great Hall which was a lovely treat, fantastic service once again. For...

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Thank MHarper34
Glasgow
Reviewed 28 October 2013

In Belfast first time via work and booked this hotel, not sure what to expect. However when I told staff where their response really raised my expectation...upon arrival I was not disappointed, very welcoming receptionist, stunningly beautiful room on 5th floor in an immaculate Art Deco style. Everything you need in a room and all finished to the 5 star...

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1Thank flymo73
Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 26 October 2013

Excellent hotel by any standard. We stayed in the older part where the sloping floors added to the character. Super comfortable bed, spacious well appointed room. Had gourmet breakfast in the beautiful main hall. Easy walk to the centre & Titanic Qtr. Well worth it.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 October 2013

A birthday treat for me from my good lady brought us to The Merchant in Belfast. In true Irish fashion, the front door was round the side but navigation issues apart we never looked back. From the welcoming front of house staff, to the sumptuous surroundings, this hotel merits everyone of one of its five stars. After checking in to...

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1Thank arthurpatrick
Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 October 2013

Food is great and service is fantastic. My suggestion..... visit the cocktail bar after your meal and watch the guys mix your drinks, at the price of a cocktail you may aswell enjoy the whole experience and the price is well worth it.

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1Thank colin m
glasgow
Reviewed 22 October 2013

This hotel is in the beautiful building which was a bank. It has been superbly converted. Our room was gorgeous, wonderful bathroom and toiletries. The bed was turned down each night, water and chocolates beside bed! Heaven. The staff were unfailingly helpful. Food was wonderful. Breakfast excellent.

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Reviewed 22 October 2013 via mobile

Afternoon Tea at the Merchant is a delight; from the attentive service to the opulent décor to the food itself. Nothing was too much to ask and the hotel catered very well for one of our group who has gluten & dairy allergies. All beautifully presented. A must-do part of any trip to Belfast! We also spent a few extremely...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Additional Information about Merchant Hotel

Address: 16 Skipper Street, Belfast BT1 2DY, Northern Ireland
Region: United Kingdom > Northern Ireland > Belfast
Price Range: $271 - $556 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Merchant Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 62
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Merchant Hotel Belfast
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#2 Business Hotel in Belfast
#3 Romantic Hotel in Belfast
#3 Luxury Hotel in Belfast
#4 Family Hotel in Belfast
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“Ask for a room with a view. We faced on to Skipper Street where there are bars but it was still very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles 138letitiaf, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Art Deco recommended but depends on the taste of each traveler.”
 of 5 bubbles Patsypai, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“the art deco rooms are quieter on the 4th floor, if your hungry dont go fine dining go for the jazz bar”
 of 5 bubbles jimncaz, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Art Deco! or any room!”
 of 5 bubbles StephenWaringstown, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Be aware that being a resident doesn't guarantee a seat in the bar even if you are disabled.”
 of 5 bubbles 186470Margaret1, 29 Dec 2016 | Read review
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