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Merchant's House

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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Laundry Service
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Reviewed 14 April 2015

Emyr Thomas from Crymych South Wales has given an incorrect review - he might be an organiser from South Wales but he did nothing to help me to chose the Merchant House + Saddlers House. He never visited the Merchants - I doubt if he...More

Thank Arwel R
Reviewed 13 April 2015

Two single rooms were utilised for Pan Celtic Festival for 5 nights. The two female customers were dissatisfied due to lack of storage for personal clothing, and the fact they had to descend two flights of stairs to use the bathroom. These facts were presented...More

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Response from Enyp, Owner at Merchant's HouseResponded 17 April 2015

We were most surprised at these comments which did not come from the tour organiser. Details of the rooms were provided in advance to the organiser, who has expressed himself happy with the standard of accommodation as can be seen in a separate review listed...More

Reviewed 22 March 2015

The Merchant is probably in one of the best locations for anyone wanting to see the city and also enjoy the nightlife. Owner, Joan was delightfully welcoming and the B&B has as much character and charm that you'd ever want. Georgian architecture at its best...More

Thank Caltomoto
Reviewed 7 November 2014

We stayed at the Merchant's House in Derry, NI in February/March of 2011. We could not have been more pleased with our lovely accommodations! I feel badly that I don't remember the owner's name, but she was a lovely, most hospitable woman! Her husband runs...More

1  Thank Garth H H
Reviewed 26 September 2014

We originally booked the other house (Saddlers) but one of the owners was away when we were there so we were "upgraded" to Merchant house at no extra cost. Possibly because there wasn't any extra cost involved I guess we were given the lower cost...More

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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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Breakfast included
Laundry Service
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveller (30)
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"Views from the upstairs rooms make it hard to leave the room"
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"Peter showed us around, and there is an excellent room for families in the basement with kitchen facilities..."
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"Quieter rooms upstairs, not on ground floor beside kitchen and breakfast room"
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"Be gracious & be kind!"
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