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The Merchants House

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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good22%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“fiona and alan”(16 reviews)
“few drinks”(7 reviews)
“packed breakfast”(10 reviews)
Free Wifi
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Reviewed 26 September 2016

A simple travelers gem. A post Brexit tour (Road Trip) of the UK by a couple of 40 somethings from South London, resulted in a one night stay at The Merchants House, prior to a morning sailing to Belfast. The Port is about a minutes...More

Thank Ben S
Response from 83alan, Owner at The Merchants HouseResponded 27 September 2016

Hi Ben How kind of you to take the time to review your stay with us and we are so glad you enjoyed the evening in the bar. We get such a lot of lovely guests from all corners, not only of Britain, but also...More

Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

A beautiful 1701 building and of course there floor creaks in one or two places (you would too at 300 years). The rooms are comfortable and well set up. There is a nice sitting/bar room with beer on tap and most spirit mixes available. The...More

Thank James M
Response from 83alan, Owner at The Merchants HouseResponded 28 September 2016

Hi James It was very kind of you to take the time to post this lovely review of your stay with us, especially as you are both still on holiday at the moment. We hope you are enjoying your trip to Ireland and continue to...More

Reviewed 18 September 2016

had a twin room for 2 nights either side of a ferry journey to Belfast, hosts were welcoming, even though we were quite late on night. Made us packed lunches for both our morning departures. Would stay again

Thank Edward C
Response from 83alan, Owner at The Merchants HouseResponded 27 September 2016

Hi Edward Many thanks for taking the time to review your stays with us. We would love to welcome you back, if you are ever doing this ferry journey again. Thanks again Fiona

Reviewed 30 August 2016

There are three practical reasons for choosing the Merchant's House. 1. It is very convenient for the Cairnryan ferries .2. It is very reasonably priced .3. It has a licensed restaurant. However staying there brings much more. First and foremost are the delightful owners who...More

Thank Jane A
Response from 83alan, Owner at The Merchants HouseResponded 27 September 2016

Hi Jane Many thanks for taking the time to post this review of your stay with us. We were so pleased with your comments as we are striving to offer value for money in a friendly environment and it very much sounded as though we...More

Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Home from home” 놑 excellent b&b , owners so friendly ! rooms immaculate . Packed breakfast /lunch was a nice touch for those like us travelling on early ferry. contained sandwich , crisps or yoghurt piece of fruit ,cereal bar and carton fruit juice ....More

Thank elaine h
Response from Fiona D, Owner at The Merchants HouseResponded 9 August 2016

Hi Elaine It was lovely to meet you last week and many thanks for taking the time to put in this great review. We hope that you both enjoyed your short stay in Belfast and are now refreshed and raring to go again following big...More

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Bar/Lounge
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
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US$ 78 - US$ 101 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$ 78 - US$ 101 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Grandy9244
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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
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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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"No 3 for superb views"
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"One of the best sunsets i have seen, talk about luck.."
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