The Merchant Hotel

16 Skipper Street, Belfast, BT1 2DZ, United Kingdom
+44 289 023 4888

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9.2

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based on 1,005 reviews
The Merchant Hotel - Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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Good to know

Distance to city centre 0.3 mi
Location rating 8.8
Nearest airport Belfast Intl
Distance to airport 12.2 mi

Rooms

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Deluxe rooms

£171+

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  • Excellent
    Jul 2019
    9.3

    Breakfast menu was extensive and excellent quality, with everything served at the table. Waiters were attentive and helpful. Gym was well-equipped with variety of weight and fitness machines.

  • Excellent
    Jul 2019
    10.0

    Breakfast was amazing!

  • Excellent
    Jul 2019
    10.0

    Food that would be worthy of a Michelin Star! The location is perfect for exploring Belfast. Very central and easy to find bars, restaurants and attractions.

    Could have included free parking.

  • Excellent
    Jul 2019
    10.0

    Beautiful 5 star hotel in the center of Belfast. Wonderful service

    Hard to find

  • Excellent
    Jul 2019
    10.0

    Show was great and the staff

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About

Overview

The AA 5 Red Star Merchant Hotel in Belfast is situated in the heart of Belfast city centres historic Cathedral Quarter. The grandeur of the original Grade A listed building is complemented by an elegant Art Deco inspired wing with a multitude of exciting amenities. The hotel includes a stunning luxury spa, a rooftop gymnasium with panoramic city views, a dedicated meeting and events suite, a fabulous jazz bar - Berts, an award-winning cocktail bar, a cosy pub - The Cloth Ear, and a two AA Rosette Great Room Restaurant. Adorned with the finest furniture and impeccable finishes, The Merchant delivers opulence at every turn.With 62 deluxe bedrooms and suites in total, the Victorian Splendour bedrooms located in the original part of the Grade A listed buildings are perfectly complemented by the Deco Decadence bedrooms which each feature bespoke furniture pieces by iconic designers and are finely finished with works from renowned local photographic artist Gavin Miller, who was specially commissioned to create the works of art that grace the walls.The Merchant Hotel has a wealth of dining opportunities for our guests to explore. A quintessential fine dining experience awaits guests visiting The Great Room Restaurant. The Grandeur of the perfectly preserved original Victorian architecture provides a stunning and fitting backdrop for the divine 2 AA Rosette food conjured up in The Great Room Kitchens by Head Chef John Paul Leake. Whether its breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea or dinner, A La Carte or our mid-week set menu, The Great Room Restaurant offers a 5 star dining experience in Belfasts grandest dining room.Transport yourself back to the Art Deco glamour of 1930s New York and the Jazz Age in Belfasts only dedicated Jazz bar and restaurant: Berts Bar at The Merchant Hotel. Soak up the sophisticated atmosphere and let the cool jazz melodies wash over you. A handpicked list of cocktails completes the extensive drinks selection. A French bistro style menu is complemented by an extensive wine list and, of course, exemplary service. Berts offers live jazz seven nights a week from 9pm as well as perfectly relaxed weekends complete with delicious brunch and all day dining menus.The Cloth Ear provides patrons with a pleasing twist on the quintessential Irish Pub. Nestled in the oldest quarter of Belfast, weve woven a rich seam of our wonderful Victorian heritage into what is ultimately a thoroughly modern experience. At The Cloth Ear the welcome is warm and the atmosphere convivial. We invite you to join us as we celebrate the gentle art of conversation. Our drinks list combines classic creations and innovative ideas; from punch bowls to hoptails and wine by the keg, weve carefully crafted an eclectic array of drinks to quench your thirst, tickle your tastebuds and get the conversation flowing. Step out of the hotel and you step into the historic Cathedral Quarter with its bustling culture and arts scene, cosy pubs and contemporary restaurants. The Merchant Hotel is in a fantastic location for visiting a number of tourist attractions including the Titanic Quarter, Belfast City Hall and the Ulster Museum along with Victoria Square shopping centre. The Giants Causeway is just over an hour from the hotel and makes a great day trip along with the various Game of Thrones locations. The Merchant is also perfectly positioned to access a variety of golf courses, including Royal Portrush and Royal County Down.VIP transfers can the pre-arranged using The Merchant Rolls Royce. Valet Parking for Residents - one car per room at 25 per car per nightIn summary, The Merchant is about indulgence; it is about rewarding yourself with luxury and experiencing a stay that is remarkable in its warmth and professionalism.

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Features

Free parking
Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
Air conditioning

9.2 Excellent

based on 1,005 reviews

8.9

Service

8.8

Location

7.9

Wellness

7.1

Amenities

Things to know

  • Great menu
  • Stylish hotel
  • Nice building
  • Good alcoholic drinks

Check in

15:00

Check out

12:00

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Amenities

Fitness centre
Free Wi-Fi
Disabled access
Concierge service
Laundry service
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Room service
Spa
Hot tub
No smoking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Express check out
Air-conditioned
24-hour front desk
Safe
Sauna
Storage available
Lift
Massage
Business centre
Laundry facilities
Hairdryer
Babysitting/child care services (surcharge)
Free Internet
Pets not allowed
Parking (surcharge)
Steam room
Wedding services
Rooftop
Cable or satellite TV
Pool table

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Location

Most popular landmarks

  • St. Anne's Cathedral 282 yd
  • Big Fish 322 yd
  • The MAC 328 yd
  • Belfast City Hall 0.3 mi
  • Belfast Waterfront 0.4 mi
  • St George's Market 0.4 mi

Getting around

Belfast City 2.4 mi
Belfast Intl 12.2 mi
Belfast Port 0.3 mi
Antrim N.i. 14.1 mi

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