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Halifax, Canada
Reviewed 20 July 2015

I needed a place to stay for one night before meeting up with some colleagues for a conference. This place was nothing fancy but perfectly adequate. I had booked a single room but was given a twin room for no extra charge. The small bathroom had everything I needed and with the larger room I had plenty of space to...

Thank okerryincanada
Reviewed 14 July 2015 via mobile

So, booked this hotel for a one night stay in Glasgow. Unfortunately one night is really all you could suffer here. First impression Looked quaint and cosy. Alas, as soon we got to reception it went downhill. There appeared to an issue with receptions computer system and the guy on reception was a bit frazzled by the technical hitch to...

2Thank RickyThrall
Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 July 2015

I had a two night stay. The room and bathroom were a good size but it needed to be cleaned more thoroughly. Filler patches on the hallway and bedroom walls should have been painted. It's an old building so I could hear people above me, which made me aware of my movements and TV volume. It is very central and...

Thank ashfd
Fort Worth, Texas
Reviewed 9 July 2015 via mobile

Location is in a nice area near shopping areas and good selection of restaurants. At night the streets turn in a party and football match hangout. Very loud... but I know this is not the Inn's fault. The wifi was awful and the shower was a bit iffy but decent enough place.

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Hawick, Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 July 2015 via mobile

Was not impressed. Room was too hot couldn't sleep because of noise from other rooms and outside even though windows were shut. No lift either and rooms are not in as good conditions as the ones on the photos. The only good thing was location however I don't think we will be back

1Thank Lynsey A
Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 July 2015

We were recommended this hotel in Glasgow by my brother-in-law that had stayed there 5 years previously. We also researched it on line and later found the photos taken to be rather out of date. As the place doesn`t look as appealing now as it did then! Probably also taken 5 years previously. The staff were very helpful but the...

1Thank Jemcd65
Ulverston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 June 2015 via mobile

A ten minute walk from Glasgow Central railway station, close to main shopping area and bars. Situated on a quiet street this hotel provides the basics required for a good night's sleep. The decor is simple but "tired" in places. Decent bathroom/shower room In our price, we had a Scottish cooked breakfast, which was good without being outstanding. Staff were...

Thank TheTravelingKurgan
Wark, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 June 2015

single room 102 very small bathroom you can put your head in the sink while sitting on the toilet bathroom not very wide and the door hits the bed so can't open fully.Opening window but shuttered outside so NO daylight or view as its ground floor room I can see that's it done for security but not very nice glad...

Thank helensims61
Nairn, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 June 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for one night on business, the hotel is bang in the city centre so handy for shopping. The staff at the hotel were helpful and friendly, and room rates were good. However, the room itself felt dirty, the decor wasn't great. The floor had bare floorboards and the windows looked like they needed replaced. Felt more like a...

Thank abfab123
Reviewed 20 June 2015

This is a great hotel that seems to be family run - There is some noise on the side facing the bars - so bear that in mind. The staff are friendly and the rooms clean - wifi is great - there are some eccentricities that you get with independent hotels - I have stayed here twice and in both...

Thank Henry D

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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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