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The Merchants House

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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good23%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed one night on the way to Larne NI via ferry - accommodation and breakfast (cooked to order) very good - view from room was excellent as it was of Loch Ryan just across the road - parking on road in marked area no...More

Thank John P
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

Stayed here with my mother for one night only - unfortunately. We arrived later so didn’t have dinner but from what I’ve read the meals sound amazing. The hosts were second to none. We were greeted and shown to our room with such warmth. The...More

Thank Toaster123456
Response from Fiona D, Owner at The Merchants HouseResponded 27 March 2018

Hi Kelly Many thanks for taking the time to post this lovely review. It was lovely to meet you and your mum. We thoroughly enjoyed your company in the bar on what turned out to be an unexpectedly lively evening. I am totally shocked that...More

Reviewed 2 January 2018

Stayed over for a night before ferry. Very convenient location, right next to stena line port. The owner's were lovely and very friendly. The room was grand, clean and comfortable and had everything you needed. I would recommend this place to anyone especially for a...More

Thank Matthew A
Reviewed 30 December 2017

The warmest of welcomes awaits you at the Merchants house. We arrived off the ferry at 10pm.. Welcomed by Fiona and Alan and shown to a lovely , spotless and warm room. We then joined them and other guests for a few drinks in front...More

Thank Lindsayclan101
Response from Fiona D, Owner at The Merchants HouseResponded 31 December 2017

Many thanks, Carmel, for taking the time to post this fabulous review. It was lovely to meet you both. We are always so pleased when guests interact with us and our other guests in the bar transforming an evening into a really friendly and unexpectedly...More

Reviewed 10 November 2017

After booking here I got an email asking if we required dinner. Just as well we said yes as this place is at the end of the road near the Ferries and there is no town close as we were on our bicycles. The food...More

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Bar/Lounge
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Bar/Lounge
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Price range
USD 73 - USD 98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
USD 73 - USD 98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Grandy9244
27 February 2017|
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Response from Fiona D | Property representative |
Yes, of course. The Stena terminal for ferries to Belfast is 1mile to the north of us and P&O terminal for ferries to Larne is only 1/2 mile to the south of us. There are pavements all the way to both terminals... More
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Grandy9244
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Response from Nancy C | Reviewed this property |
You might be able to get a cab from the ferry. If it's a nice day, you could walk, but if raining and pulling bags...not so enjoyable. FYI, for anyone dropping a Hertz rental car off, the Hertz office is no longer in... More
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"We were on the front but not disturbed"
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"WiFi available but slow. Likely families can stay with a little rearrangement of rooms, can be a little noisy..."
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"No 3 for superb views"
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"One of the best sunsets i have seen, talk about luck.."
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