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Dundee, Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed on 02/12/16 in room 204. The hotel is about ten meters away from a large nightclub. The noise from the club makes it very hard to get any sleep. The fire alarm also went off at 2am. I had to search for a member of staff to see what was happening as the alarm stopped fairly quickly. Did...

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Preston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

The room was fine, breakfast was continental but you could get a cooked breakfast for an extra £3. It is situated close to city centre, so ideal for shopping or sightseeing. there is no lift and rooms are reached by a spiral staircase so if you are elderly or have restricted mobility this is not the hotel for you.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Can't believe I was stupid enough to pay £150 quid a night for a twin room. At £50 I might have given it a 3 star review. Very basic. More of a hostel than hotel. No facilities other than a very basic room to have breakfast.

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Edinburgh
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for 1 night at this hotel. We were welcomed by a friendly young man who gave us our key and explained that we could come and go as we pleased but that the front entrance would be locked later at night but the bell should be rung and he'd open up.As this is a very old listed building,...

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Morecambe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Literally on the main shopping street, M & S building ended literally where this little gem starts. Friendly team, but if not to sprightly ask for ground floor as steep spiral staircase not easy to get your suitcase up. Continental breakfast included in room rate,but well worth paying £3 for full breakfast. Lovely stay with friend for xmas market and...

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Thank arncliffe2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing to suggest no lift and we were on the top floor. My mum struggles with arthritis in her knees so it was very challenging for her. Breakfast was ok and staff seemed nice. If we stayed again, we would ask for ground or 1st floor.

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Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were most happy with its location; in the middle of Glasgow, you're literally in the city center. The room was OK, the bathroom was quite small and the beds were a bit worn out. Breakfast was OK, as most reviews suggest the 'included breakfast' is nothing more than toast, some cereal and supermarket-pastries. The staff was nice though.

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Falkirk, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Since our stay previous to this one it has been taken over with new management. Hospitality, customer service and that welcoming feeling has all but gone. Used to stay regularly before this but never again.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Staying here for one night with a friend, i booked it and payed around £60 for it, room is fine but basic. Room is nice and clean and warm, however the bathroom is freezing cold even with me on my knees to turn up the radiator to heat up the room. Water in the sink isnt that great, hot water...

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Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place shouldn't call itself a hotel - it's a hostel. Conveniently located for young folks on the piss. My room smelt of sick, cigarettes and you could probably throw in urine and dedication masked by some cheap cleaning products. If that's not enough to put you off, the bed is from the 80's and breaks you back. The shower...

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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The privately owned 3-star Merchant City Inn provides is set in the centre of Glasgow, in a secluded street adjacent to renowned Argyle Street and 2 minutes' walk from George Square. It is in the heart of Glasgow's famous Merchant City district, with magnificent shopping streets, and offering countless restaurants, bars, designer boutiques and theatres. A continental breakfast is available every morning. The 40 bedrooms are all fully furnished with stylish but modern amenities. The hotel also has easy access to nearby tourist cities, being easily accessible to city centre train and bus stations. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Merchant City Inn

Address: 52 Virginia Street | Merchant City, Glasgow G1 1TY, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Glasgow > City Centre , Merchant City
Price Range: €50 - €173 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Merchant City Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 40
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Also Known As:
Merchant City Hotel Glasgow
Merchant Hotel Glasgow
The Merchant Hotel
Merchant City Inn Glasgow, Scotland
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“Our street facing ,first floor room was fine.....double glazing helped (Room 202)”
 of 5 bubbles Annie540, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Spiral staircase for rooms not on ground floor so ask for 1 if not too good climbing.”
 of 5 bubbles arncliffe2014, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Don't stay on the ground floor (or stay here at all)”
 of 5 bubbles diparajb, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We had a room at the back so looked at a wall but was very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles Harrisp6, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Have low expectations if paying £30+ and then reduce them again by about 40%”
 of 5 bubbles 28kimberleyc, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
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