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    The Merchant House

    10 Strand Street | Poole Quay, Poole BH15 1SB, England
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    • Excellent59%
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    Reviewed 5 November 2017

    I stay here every year when visiting family and can highly recommend The Merchant House. This B&B is a home from home for us and has everything we look for when booking accommodation. David is an incredible host and we are always welcomed with a...More

    Thank gazh2o
    Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

    Stayed for 2 nights Bank Holiday weekend. Convenient for the Quayside and for the shops. David the owner is very welcoming with huge knowledge of the area. Breakfast is incredible. Only downside are the rooms are very small but lovely and very clean. We would...More

    Thank kate171268
    Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

    Set just one block back from the bustling Poole seaside, is this calm and quiet oasis. Owned and operated by the charming David, this two storey home is spotless and has every amenity you could wish for. BReakfast is served in the large downstairs open...More

    Thank Christine A
    Reviewed 13 September 2017

    This was our 4th visit to the merchant house and we can highly recommend. You will find David is a excellent host and will accommodate your requirements for breakfast.my wife is a type 1 diabetic and the breakfast requested was catered for. Give the merchant...More

    Thank IANJ1959
    Reviewed 8 August 2017

    David the owner is superbly charming, witty and exceedingly pleasant. He was so welcoming and showed us to our room with no bother even helping with the luggage. We had requested parking in advance and a place was available for us right outside and we...More

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    • US$125 - US$172 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    123helen65
    25 July 2017|
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    Response from alanandcaz | Reviewed this property |
    We stayed in the Sydenham room so wouldn't know. I'm sure it will be fine. Beds are small but perfectly comfortable.
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    123helen65
    25 July 2017|
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    Response from alanandcaz | Reviewed this property |
    Forgot to mention it's about £7 something for 24 hours.
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