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Reviewed July 15, 2017

Fiona is the proprietor, friendly, welcoming, very helpful. Small restaurant and bar on site, restaurant doubles as the breakfast room. Small guesthouse with limited number of rooms. Most are en suite, however, we were last to book so unfortunately we didn't have one, but the...More

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Reviewed July 6, 2017

This was such a lovely, friendly place to stay. The hosts were very welcoming. The place was very clean and comfortable. We had booked an evening meal with them which didn't disappoint. This and the breakfast was great! We will be back when we are...More

Thank Adrienne R
Response from Fiona D, Owner at The Merchants HouseResponded July 7, 2017

Hi Adrienne Thank you so much for taking the time to post review of your recent stay here. We are delighted with such lovely positive feedback and look forward to welcoming you back on a future visit. Many thanks again Alan and Fiona

Reviewed June 25, 2017

Friendly people, great atmosphere, lovely breakfast. Highly recommended, thumbs up! everything as we expected, excellent view on harbor and ferries. Nice and quiet, close to P&O and Stena Line terminals. Perfect for people who travel by boat.More

1  Thank Sergiy K
Response from Fiona D, Owner at The Merchants HouseResponded July 7, 2017

Hi Sergiy It was very kind of you to take the time to write this great review of your recent stay here. It was lovely to meet you and Oksana. We hope you both had a lovely short break in Scotland while the children were...More

Reviewed May 21, 2017

A clean friendly place to stay the hosts were most welcoming they did a lovely packed breakfast for us as we were on an early ferry enjoyed a few beers & a chat with them in the bar the ferry port is about one mile...More

Thank Paul N
Response from Fiona D, Owner at The Merchants HouseResponded May 22, 2017

Hi Paul Thank you so much for taking the time to post this great review. It was lovely to meet you both and we hope that we will see you again in the future if you are back in this area and requiring an overnight...More

Reviewed May 17, 2017 via mobile

Stayed for 1 night on our way to the nw200, excellent location for the ferry terminals to break up long journeys. The owners though are awesome, you could not wish for better hosts!!! Thank you for your hospitality.More

Thank IanScott1983
Response from Fiona D, Owner at The Merchants HouseResponded May 22, 2017

Hi Ian Many thanks for taking the time to post this wonderful review. It was lovely to meet you and we hope you had a great time at the North West bike races. We hope that we will see you again next year. Thank you...More

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Response from Fiona D | Property representative |
Yes, of course. The Stena terminal for ferries to Belfast is 1mile to the north of us and P&O terminal for ferries to Larne is only 1/2 mile to the south of us. There are pavements all the way to both terminals... More
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Response from Nancy C | Reviewed this property |
You might be able to get a cab from the ferry. If it's a nice day, you could walk, but if raining and pulling bags...not so enjoyable. FYI, for anyone dropping a Hertz rental car off, the Hertz office is no longer in... More
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"We were on the front but not disturbed"
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"WiFi available but slow. Likely families can stay with a little rearrangement of rooms, can be a little noisy..."
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