The Merchant Hotel
16 Skipper Street, Belfast, Northern Ireland, BT1 2DZ, United Kingdom
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16 Skipper Street, Belfast, Northern Ireland, BT1 2DZ, United Kingdom
The 5 AA Red Star Merchant Hotel is in the Cathedral Quarter of Belfast's city center. It offers luxurious air-conditioned rooms, free Wi-Fi, a spa, and a rooftop gymnasium and hot tub. The Merchant is the winner of the Best UK Hotel 2011 award in the International Hotel Awards. All of the elegantly appointed rooms are decorated with original artwork. They each have black-out blinds, a flat-screen TV, and spacious en suite marble bathrooms. The Merchant is a Grade I Listed building dating back to 1860. Its Great Room Restaurant has a huge domed ceiling and offers a fine à la carte menu and traditional afternoon teas. There is a selection of bars, including the Veuve clicquot champagne lounge. Berts Jazz Bar serves food and has live music 7 nights a week. The Spa has 5 treatment rooms and a hydrotherapy area. There is also a sauna and a steam room located on the rooftop.

Hotel Services and Facilities

Free WiFi Free parking Free breakfast Pet friendly

Hotel facilities

  • Free Internet Available
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Internet In Public Areas
  • Fitness Center or Spa
  • Accessible
  • No Smoking Rooms/Facilities
  • Restaurant
  • Meeting/Banquet Facilities
  • Newspapers
  • Room Service
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Sauna
  • Shops in Hotel
  • Air Conditioning
  • Babysitting/Child Services
  • Bar
  • Car Rental Desk
  • Concierge Service
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Express Check-In/Check-Out
  • Elevator
  • Massage
  • Family room
  • Dry cleaning
  • Internet services
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bridal suite
  • Hot tub
  • Heating
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Luggage storage
  • WiFi
  • Allergy-free room
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Daily maid service
  • 24-hour security
  • Daily Housekeeping
  • Children television networks
  • Wine/champagne
  • Bottle of water
  • Hot tub/jacuzzi
  • Breakfast options
  • carbon monoxide detector
  • Key card access
  • Smoke alarms
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Towel change upon request
  • Towels changed upon request
  • Plastic straws
  • Plastic bottles for water
  • Plastic bottles for other drinks
  • Plastic cutlery and tableware (bowls, plates, knives, forks, and spoons)
  • Key card or motion-controlled electricity for guests
  • Plastic stirrers
  • Carbon monoxide source
  • Guests have the option to reuse towels
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against Coronavirus
  • Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with WHO guidelines
  • Room is disinfected daily
  • Rooms sealed for guest after cleaning
  • Social distancing in dining areas
  • Food can be delivered to guests room
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Shared stationery such as printed menus, magazines, pens, and paper removed
  • Hand sanitizer in room and common areas
  • First aid kit available
  • Cashless payment available
  • Social distancing rules
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • Property is cleaned by professional cleaning companies
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
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stayed in July, 2020
Guest Score 10 out of 10
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Very comfortable. Huge room and bathroom. Extremely friendly staff. Excellent breakfast. Lovely bar area. Great location.
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Exceptional
Obviously hard times ahead but they couldn’t have done enough for us and made are stay even better than we expected.
Loved everything
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Guest Score 8.3 out of 10
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Great location
The staff would not smile, greet or acknowledge us.
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Wonderful
Breakfast was delicious
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Comfortable bed and pillows were just so comfortable
Nothing to dislike
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Room was rotten
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The Merchant Hotel

16 Skipper Street, Belfast, Northern Ireland, BT1 2DZ, United Kingdom