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4.8 of 5 guest rating
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Suite, 1 King Bed
45 square metres
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Deluxe Double or Twin Room
16 square metres
1 King Bed 2 Queen Beds
Room sleeps 2 guests
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Get an overview of this hotel
Luxury Belfast hotel in Belfast City Centre, walk to Belfast City Hall

Popular property highlights

Free WiFi
Business centre
Laundry facilities
Smoke-free property
Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)

Location

Located in Belfast City Centre, this luxury hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Victoria Square Shopping Centre, Belfast Customs House and St. Anne's Cathedral. Belfast City Hall and Waterfront Hall are also within 10 minutes. Belfast Central Station is 14 minutes by foot.

Hotel features

3 restaurants, a full-service spa and a health club are available at this smoke-free hotel. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, a bar/lounge, a spa tub and a sauna are on-site.

Room amenities

All 62 individually decorated rooms feature free WiFi and memory foam beds. Comforts include Egyptian cotton sheets and pillow menus, and guests will also appreciate thoughtful touches such as bathrobes and slippers.

Languages Spoken

  • Italian

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Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to a full-service spa, The Merchant Hotel features a health club and a spa tub. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 3 restaurants. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. A computer station is located on-site, and wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary.

This 5-star property offers access to a business centre and a limo/town car service. Event facilities measuring 1130 square feet (105 square metres) include conference rooms. This Victorian hotel also offers a sauna, a rooftop terrace and spa services. Limited on-site parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis (surcharge).

The Merchant Hotel is a smoke-free property.

  • Express check-in
  • Bar/lounge
  • Lift
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Fitness facilities
  • Full-service spa
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Business centre
  • Conference space
  • Billiards or pool table
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Porter
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Meeting rooms
  • Built in 1860
  • Express check-out
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free WiFi
  • Steam room
  • Sauna
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Health club
  • Free wired Internet
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Smoke-free property
  • Computer station
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Conference space size (meters) - 105
  • Spa services on site
  • Luggage storage
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Number of restaurants - 3
  • Concierge services
  • Conference space size (feet) - 1130
  • Shopping on site
  • Banquet hall
  • Laundry facilities
  • Parking (limited spaces)
  • Spa tub
  • Total number of rooms - 62
  • Number of floors - 6
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Free newspapers in lobby

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Languages Spoken

  • Italian
  • Spanish

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge) , Parking (limited spaces)

Room Amenities

The Merchant Hotel offers 62 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with laptop-compatible safes and free newspapers. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Memory foam beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets, down comforters and premium bedding. A pillow menu is available. 32-inch LCD televisions come with premium digital channels. Guests can make use of the in-room fridges and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include a bath and shower with a rainfall showerhead, a complimentary bathrobe, complimentary slippers and designer toiletries. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottles of water and a hairdryer. In-room massages and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered on a daily basis.

  • Free newspaper
  • Air conditioning
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets
  • Fridge
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Individually furnished
  • Turndown service
  • Phone
  • Individually decorated
  • Free bottled water
  • Memory foam mattress
  • Pillow menu
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • LCD TV
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Number of bathrooms - 1
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Digital TV service
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Premium TV channels
  • HDTV
  • Free WiFi
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Designer toiletries
  • Desk
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • In-room massage available
  • Premium bedding
  • Slippers
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Down comforter

Where to Eat

Full breakfasts are available for a surcharge.

The Great Room – This restaurant serves breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available. Reservations are required.

Berts Jazz Bar – This bistro specialises in French cuisine and serves brunch, lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Reservations are required.

Cloth Ear Bar – This restaurant specialises in local cuisine and serves brunch, lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a health club, a spa tub and a sauna.

Guests aged under 18 years old are not allowed in the health club, fitness facility or spa tub.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Rafting nearby
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Waterskiing nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby

Spa Services

The Spa at the Merchant has 5 treatment rooms. Services include hot stone massages, Swedish massages, facials and body wraps. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and hydrotherapy. The spa is equipped with a sauna, a spa tub and a steam room.

The spa is open daily. Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa.

  • Number of treatment rooms 5
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body wraps
  • Body treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Facial treatments
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Hydrotherapy treatments
  • Hot stone massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Prenatal massage
  • Sauna in spa
  • Spa tub in spa
  • Steam room in spa
  • Minimum age to access spa is 18
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time ends at midnight

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cots (infant beds) available

Parking height restrictions apply

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Valet parking fee: GBP 20.00 per stay
  • Early check-in fee: GBP 50.00 (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out fee: GBP 50.00 (subject to availability)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Names

  • Merchant Hotel Belfast
  • Merchant Hotel
  • Merchant Belfast

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Parking height restrictions apply.

National Rating

This property has received its official star rating from Tourism NI.

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