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The Mercantile Hotel

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Free Wifi
Breakfast included
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Reviewed 28 December 2017

Great old hotel, if you like to enjoy the old style rooms with big windows. Shared bathrooms were clean and just across the room. Water service was great. Portable AC was good. Beds were comfortable. Superb location if you are budget traveler to visit the...More

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Reviewed 28 December 2017

The Mercantile is the longest running Irish pub in Australia. Excellent selection of beers on tap. Had the lunch special of chicken schnitzel which was fantastic. The bar staff were very accommodating about allowing us to try several of the different beers on tap since...More

Thank jeff f
Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

I stayed here for one night and it was sufficient. Very basic and outdated rooms but for a single night it was enough. The location is great and close to the ferry and sights. No elevator so keep in mind if you have heavy or...More

Thank traveller32canada
Reviewed 14 December 2017

Walked up the hill to 25 George St to the Mercantile Hotel from our cruise ship.. We had booked through Booking.com. After carrying our bags up many steps we found out our room did not have a private bathroom, even though our reservation said nothing...More

Thank Ronald L
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

The food here is pretty good and there are a few vegetarian things on the menu. The onion rings are very good. I didn't really think much of the atmosphere but then I'm not really into Irish pubs. I also got a weird vibe that...More

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US$68 - US$148 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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streets host more than 100 heritage sites and
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Camden Cottage, which was built in 1816. Taste a “midi
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WATravelgirl1
24 October 2017|
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Response from Sam W | Reviewed this property |
Hello! We have just stayed here for a night, it was the worst night sleep ever!! Please read my review before you book!!! **DONT NOT SLEEP HERE** ABSOLUTE ROBBERY!! $300 for that, WOW, the owner is living the dream! A... More
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WATravelgirl1
24 October 2017|
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Response from longbich | Reviewed this property |
I don't think there are any en-suite rooms.
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Anne D
8 October 2017|
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Response from MercantileHotel | Property representative |
Hello! Yes, we have music from 3pm every Sunday and the legendary Shaylee Wilde still plays here from 8.30pm until late!
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"dont bother"
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"a room to the rear of the hotel would be better on a Friday night due to the markets on Saturday morning"
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"Ask for private bathroom."
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"Rooms are in the 2nd floor."
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