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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Had an absolutely amazing stay here last week! Loved it from start to finish, really didn't want to leave! Staff were fab, afternoon tea was amazing and the rooms and spa were just out of this world! Expensive but worth every bit of it for such an amazing treat! Shall definitely be going back soon!

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My son and daughter in law were married on 1/12 at the rooftop garden at 6.30 pm and i can only say how wonderful the whole occasion was , a lovely start to the christmas season with all the stunning decorations ,and how very conciencious the staff were . The Merchant is a wonderful addition to belfast for locals and... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The Merchant is a 5* hotel in Belfast city centre. It's housed in a former Ulster Bank which is an old and very beautiful grand building..think high ornate gilded plaster ceilings and you get the idea! There was a programme about the Merchant recently screened on BBC 1 Northern Ireland so it seemed appropriate that we called to see it... More 

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Thank Margaret B
Derry, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I arranged an overnight stay at the Merchant as a surprise birthday present for a good friend. We stayed in one of the beautiful Victorian rooms which had 2 queen size beds that were the most comfortable I have ever been in. The room was spacious, immaculately clean and beautifully decorated. After spending all afternoon in the spa where we... More 

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We are in Belfast frequently and sometimes stay over in the Culloden or Europa as we like smart and efficient hotels and service to match. The Merchant was never really on the radar but our family bought us a voucher. I can honestly say as a habitual traveller staying in many hotels throughout Ireland and Scotland in particular, we have... More 

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Thank Tonyroden
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Impressive hotel. We only went for drinks and their drinks menu was impressive and although more than you would pay in a normal bar it wasn't excessive. Would definitely return. Staff went above and beyond to get us a seat at a very busy time.

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Kilkeel Co Down
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and I were going to Rod Stewart concert and decided to top it off by staying in the Merchant hotel - my 3rd time and my friend's 1st. We stayed in a Victorian twin room which did not disappoint - luxurious. The beds were massive and room decor very grand with spacious bathroom. After the concert we had... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to The Merchant for some cocktails. Was shocked to be charged a service charge on top of their £10 cocktails which is fine. Was told all five star hotels do this. I don't think so. So do challenge them. Rip off

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Thank Anne C
comber, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I stayed at the Merchant Hotel in October to celebrate our joint birthdays. The service we received from all of the staff was first class and the welcome, friendliness and attention to detail provided by Steven Kane the Front Office manager was exceptional. The cocktail lounge, the accommodation and the meal in the great hall were all... More 

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Portadown, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Having a birthday in November is like a pre Christmas warm present warm up ! As the day was approaching I had decided to be prepared & book a few weeks in advance for a spa & afternoon tea visit. I contacted both the spa & hotel reception to make our reservations. The afternoon tea was booked for 2pm &... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Bert's Bar at The Merchant Hotel Belfast
Bert's Bar at The Merchant Hotel Belfast
Cuisines: European, British, Irish
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Multilingual Staff
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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: ₹ 13,364 - ₹ 29,797 (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, Northern Ireland
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#2 Business Hotel in Belfast
#2 Luxury Hotel in Belfast
#3 Romantic Hotel in Belfast
#4 Family Hotel in Belfast
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“Don't stay on the second floor if there is any type of function on at the hotel”
 of 5 bubbles AlfieIreland, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We loved the room in the old part of the hotel as it was so atmospheric, and was in keeping with the building itself.”
 of 5 bubbles eleanorpatricia, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I suggest the Art deco”
 of 5 bubbles fearmór, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Stay in the "old" classic rooms, absolute luxury”
 of 5 bubbles RichardW895, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I think my room was 206 the largest in the hotel and best.”
 of 5 bubbles Pari072808, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
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