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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 July 2015

Stayed here midweek for 2 nights with my wife. The room itself is a decent size, as is the bathroom. One minor gripe is that it is slightly overstating itself when it is advertised as a 'suite'. It is more a larger hotel room (although a good one at that - we stayed in the Bram Stoker room). Everything that...

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Mike R, Manager at The Merchant House, responded to this review

Thank you indeed for taking the time to leave a review of The Merchant House. We are indeed happy that you enjoyed your two night stay with us. However, you selected The Bram Stoker Room and YES it is not a Suite. It is not advertised as a Suite and all your documents stated that it is The Bram Stoker...

Reviewed 1 July 2015

I know so cliche but this was just beautiful. My wife and I wanted to move from our country to hotel to one in the Temple Bar area and we loved this hotel. We were worried the noise level would be high but we couldn't hear a peep from the outside. The wifi is okay but the charm in the...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 June 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for two nights in late June. Absolutely loved it. Easy to find an on arrival we were met by Jorge who showed us to our room, The Oscar Wild Suite on the top floor. 56 stair but totally worth it, the suite was fantastic. Jorge kindly showed us around and let us know how things worked, before he...

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Newtownards, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 June 2015

This complex is privately owned and is absolutely fantastic. The trip was with family + best friend to celebrate my recent retirement. Jorge (I think that was his name) was waiting for us to show us the 3 rooms that we had booked (2 per room). The rooms were very spacious, exceptionally clean and stocked with both soft and alcoholic...

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Grimsby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 June 2015

We stayed at the Merchant House a couple of weeks ago and had a brilliant time. There are some reviews on here which say the Bram Stoker room is too small, but we found it much bigger (and more homely) than most hotel rooms. Last year we stayed in a similar district of Paris and got a lot less room...

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Mike R, Manager at The Merchant House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for such a favorable review, it was a pleasure to look after you during your 4 day trip to Dublin. We hope to look after you yet again in the near future.

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 June 2015

Just back from spending the weekend in the merchant house and it was the best guest house i have ever stayed in. We were met by Jorge who was waiting at main entrance to greet us, Jorge was such a lovely person, he showed us to our room (carried by case up to top floor) and gave us a little...

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Brighton
Reviewed 29 May 2015

Wow! Stayed at The Merchant House in Dublin for a Birthday treat for my husband's 50th. We arrived on Saturday 23rd - 27th May didn't know about the referendum for same sex marriages was taking place that day so explains why Temple Bar was mental. All good though. Had emailed The Merchant House during week stating estimated time of arrival...

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Mike R, General Manager at The Merchant House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking this time out to leave such a stunning and welcoming review. It was a pleasure to look after you both..................... Thank you again from our small team here in Dublin.

Reviewed 28 May 2015 via mobile

We stayed at The Merchant House from Tue 28.05.15 for two nights and everything about the hotel was excellent. From meeting Jorge at check-in we knew the stay was going to be easy and hassle free as he was very accommodating with holding our luggage until we arranged a check-in time with him and he even had our room ready...

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Gibraltar
Reviewed 26 May 2015

We stayed at the Oscar Wilde Suite. Great for a couple spending a few days in Dublin. Its located in the heart of the Temple Bar area. The room has double glazing etc.. so you can sleep even when folks are partying outside. Large comfortable room and lavish decor in a unique style. Well appointed with walk in shower, nespresso...

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Pasadena, California
Reviewed 30 April 2015

On arrival we were greeted by a nice gentleman He showed us to our room on the top floor and carried my not so light suitcase up 4 flights of stairs. We stayed in the Oscar Wilde Suite. It was gorgeous. After a quick review on where everything he located, I was presented with a little small journal. Very nice...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Merchant House is a restored award winning early Georgian building situated in Temple Bar, the cultural capital of Dublin City. The building in Eustace Street started out as a Merchant's house in the early Eighteenth Century. After extensive and lengthy refurbishment, luxury Guest Suites were created. It is our intention to offer our Guests spacious luxury Suites with total privacy in the heart of Dublin City. Our sound proof windows, beautiful furnishings, free Wifi and beautiful decor all help to create a relaxing environment for our Guests at a very affordable price. Breakfast is great value at €12 per Guest and served 1 minutes walk from The Merchant House. Some stairs to climb . All our Suites are called after Irish writers. Check In is by appointment with your personal Housekeeper. ... more   less 

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Address: 8 Eustace Street | Temple Bar, Dublin D02 KX31, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin > Temple Bar
Price Range: €174 - €214 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Merchant House 5*
Number of rooms: 4
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“i understand they have a smaller room to the back but it's also the quietest with a room on top with fab views..”
 of 5 bubbles lizs105, 8 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Close to points of interest”
 of 5 bubbles LouiseJ_13, 15 Jul 2016 | Read review
“No lift, over 4 floors”
 of 5 bubbles H8205DElindak, 22 May 2016 | Read review
“If you have large luggage, try to get the Bram Stoker room or the one on the second floor - there's no elevator. Yeats was third floor.”
 of 5 bubbles lindsaypindsay, 18 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Take the breakfast option you won't be disappointed”
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