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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 18 October 2015

We stayed one night in the Yeats suite and it was okay. The location is great (pretty much in Temple Bar) and I liked that they had double-paned windows - we didn't hear any noise from the street. However, the people staying in the suite above us came in really late and left really early, and we could hear everything...

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Reviewed 5 October 2015 via mobile

Stayed in the Bram Stoker suite which was clean, beautifully laid out with a modern bathroom and the only noise on the busy weekend we stayed there was from the clock ..which was eventually muffled by a couple of towels. Breakfast at cafe close by was also excellent. Before I checked out I had a quick peek at other suites...

1Thank CoClareIreland
west country
Reviewed 28 September 2015

When looking initially I was looking for a nice place to stay for my wife and I and overall we were not disappointed. There were a few minor things we thought would improve the room, there is a small mark in the shower tray, and it needs re caulking. Staying in High end rooms is all about perception, there is...

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Mike R, Manager at The Merchant House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time out to leave a nice review . We provide all our Guests with comlimentary drinking water ,chocolates , tea and Nespresso coffee on a daily basis. We also offer all Guests a gift of a Personal Diary just to say thank-you !. In all our Suites there are items to purchase at a very...

Reviewed 28 September 2015

First, it's a guest house, not a hotel. So it's basically a converted apartment building with a street side doorway (a cage door, then a giant door, then an airlock that smells like urine before a glass door with a code lock) into narrow halls, stairways, and no lift. With our 4 bags of luggage it was a bit daunting....

1Thank Andrea M
Mike R, Manager at The Merchant House, responded to this review

We were indeed sorry that your quiet enjoyment of your stay was interrupted by local noise etc. You stayed at the end of a very vibrant festival week with lost of venues winding down . However, all music must stop by 3am. Our building is an award winning early Georgian listed building. Our Suites are nothing short of 5 star,...

Amston, Connecticut
Reviewed 24 September 2015

This is a beautiful guest house with only 4 rooms, and since there were 6 of us we had almost the whole place to ourselves. Each room is a period piece, very nicely decorated with every comfort you'll need - the beds are very comfortable and the bathroom floor is heated (which is incredible, i miss it at home), the...

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Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 September 2015

My husband and I stayed here for just one night as we only had limited time in Dublin. Jorge met us and kindly took our bags up the stairs. Our Oscar Wilde suite was huge with a very comfy bed and relaxed atmosphere. Considering the central location in Temple Bar it the hotel was not noisy at all. The closeness...

1Thank amye_123
Jupiter, Florida
Reviewed 31 August 2015

I was a little worried since the Hotel doesn't have an elevator, but Jorge, met us at the door and helped us get all our luggage up to the top floor. What a magnificent room it was, with 2 fireplaces, a comfy sitting area and a huge modern bathroom. There was plenty of room to spread out our three suitcases,...

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West Des Moines, Iowa
Reviewed 29 August 2015 via mobile

Great spot in city center. Just one block from main bus routes. Great service. Offered to hold bags and then got room ready early for quick check in. Good sq, but storage is not as much as it looks at first. No separate room spacing to allow for movement without waking someone else. Don't know if this exists in Europe....

Thank Justin49
Reviewed 14 August 2015 via mobile

The Merchant House is outstanding. We were met by Jorge and dropped off our bags as we were a bit early. We then explored Dublin and checked back in at 2pm. The James Joyce suite is stunning and massive perfect size for a couple getting away and exploring Dublin. You are in the centre of Temple Bar. If you are...

2Thank maryanm670
Cronulla, Australia
Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

Very large fantastic suites. Rooms were so large they provided a homely feel. Large bathroom. Very well appointed. In the heart of temple bar so there is a little noise from the street, but I found this very minor and it didn't affect my stay at all. Being in the centre provides many dining and pub options right on the...

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The Merchant House is a restored award winning early Georgian building situated in Temple Bar, the cultural capital of Dublin City. The building in Eustace Street started out as a Merchant's house in the early Eighteenth Century. After extensive and lengthy refurbishment, luxury Guest Suites were created. It is our intention to offer our Guests spacious luxury Suites with total privacy in the heart of Dublin City. Our sound proof windows, beautiful furnishings, free Wifi and beautiful decor all help to create a relaxing environment for our Guests at a very affordable price. Breakfast is great value at €12 per Guest and served 1 minutes walk from The Merchant House. Some stairs to climb . All our Suites are called after Irish writers. Check In is by appointment with your personal Housekeeper. ... more   less 

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Address: 8 Eustace Street | Temple Bar, Dublin D02 KX31, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin > Temple Bar
Price Range: $251 - $353 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Merchant House 5*
Number of rooms: 4
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“Rooms to the rear of the building are probably quieter.”
bethd599, 9 Apr 2017 | Read review
“i understand they have a smaller room to the back but it's also the quietest with a room on top with fab views..”
lizs105, 8 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Close to points of interest”
LouiseJ_13, 15 Jul 2016 | Read review
“No lift, over 4 floors”
H8205DElindak, 22 May 2016 | Read review
“If you have large luggage, try to get the Bram Stoker room or the one on the second floor - there's no elevator. Yeats was third floor.”
lindsaypindsay, 18 Oct 2015 | Read review
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