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    The Merchants House

    The Merchants House Main Street, Cairnryan DG9 8QX, Scotland
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          • Excellent72%
          • Very good23%
          • Average3%
          • Poor2%
          • Terrible0%
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          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Non-Smoking Hotel
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          Bar/Lounge
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          1 - 5 of 90 reviews

          Reviewed 5 weeks ago

          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 4 weeks ago

          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 17 May 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 4 weeks ago

          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

          Reviewed 22 April 2017

          This is a very peaceful place ideally situated for the ferry port. The whole experience was very good and everything immaculate. Had a gorgeous Scottish breakfast after a very good nights sleep with fantastic views and I have to say run by two of the...More

          Thank Angela W
          Response from Fiona D, Owner at The Merchants HouseResponded 23 April 2017

          Many thanks, Angela, for taking the time to post this lovely review. We are so glad you enjoyed yourselves and we thoroughly enjoyed having you all to stay. We hope to see you again in the future if you decide to do the Antrim Coast...More

          Reviewed 10 February 2017

          I had four days work at Cairnryan and was so lucky to come across " The Merchants House ", What a lovely couple Alan & Fiona are, i had such a warm and friendly welcome. Give credit where it's due Fiona serves fantastic food i...More

          1  Thank peterZ4873TJ
          Response from Fiona D, Owner at The Merchants HouseResponded 23 April 2017

          Many thanks, Pete, for taking the time to post this great review. It is always lovely to welcome you back here when you are working in the village and we hope you will be back again before too long. Thanks again Fiona

          Reviewed 30 January 2017

          Spent a night here last week and will definitely do so again . Lovely welcome from Alan and Fiona and much appreciated relaxing hour spent enjoying their hospitality in the bar after a long day . Comfortable bed , room had everything we needed including...More

          1  Thank Jackie E
          Response from Fiona D, Owner at The Merchants HouseResponded 3 February 2017

          Hi Jackie Many thanks for taking the time to write this lovely review. It was lovely to meet you both last week and we look forward to welcoming you again whenever you require an overnight stay in Cairnryan in the future. Thank you for also...More

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          About
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
          • Things to do
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
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          • Price range
          • US$ 64 - US$ 92 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Room types
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 3
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          • Cairnryan
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          Grandy9244
          Is there a way to get there from the ferry if I don't have a car?
          27 February 2017|
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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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          Grandy9244
          Is there na way to get there from the ferry if I don't have a car?
          27 February 2017|
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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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          "No 3 for superb views"
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          "One of the best sunsets i have seen, talk about luck.."
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          "Not over the bar which is the best room with a tiny water view."
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          "Perfect for Ferry Port."
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