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    The Merchant House

    10 Strand Street | Poole Quay, Poole BH15 1SB, England
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    2017-07-30 2017-07-31
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    Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

    Was looking forward to visiting the Merchant House , but had to cancel last minute as wife wasn't well. No problems from David : he ensured we got a full refund - we will definitely book again as we can't wait to stay - but...More

    Thank nickatwindsor
    Reviewed 16 September 2015

    Overall a nice stay as it's in a great location and the bed was lovely, but there were a few little things which let it down a bit. Our room was quite small for the price and when we arrived the shower wasn't clean. There...More

    Thank Jimlad670
    Reviewed 15 September 2015 via mobile

    Nice friendly B&B. Location good. Limited parking. Breakfast is different, but great. The room I had was compact, but had everything needed for a short stay. Could have done with heating being on, and had to fiddle with shower plug, else it would have turned...More

    Thank Jumpinjackoflash
    Reviewed 11 August 2015 via mobile

    I've spent a number of nights in Poole over the last 6 months or so at various hotels but my stay at The Merchant House tops all others. Was made to feel very welcome by the host David. Lovely room on the top floor, light...More

    Thank Chris L
    Reviewed 29 July 2015

    This is a lovely B&B which I booked to visit my son and his girlfriend for a few days. It is in an excellent position just one street away from Poole Harbour and the high street. There is easy access to Bournemouth and other local...More

    Thank Kim H
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    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • Breakfast included
    • Price range
    • US$154 - US$194 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 3
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    Room Tips
    "Room upstairs, think it's called the Bennett room"
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    "Probably avoid the room Bennet until the bathroom lighting is fixed"
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    "Not sure if all rooms are ensuite as there is a separate bathroom."
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