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    The Merchants House

    The Merchants House Main Street, Cairnryan DG9 8QX, Scotland
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    • Excellent72%
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    11 - 15 of 93 reviews

    Reviewed 16 October 2016

    A tr uthful review is difficult as we found the owners warm & friendly, However this does not make up for the missing ingredients for a Successful B.B operation. 1: comfortable bed ( not great grandmas ) 2: crisp white sheets. 3: quite room (...More

    Thank SuseaQ
    Response from 83alan, Owner at The Merchants HouseResponded 18 October 2016

    This supposedly "truthful" review is for the same room that last reviewer, Katrina, submitted review for less than two weeks ago, and also James, who reviewed it on 21st September. It is difficult to believe that this review is for the same property, never mind...More

    Reviewed 4 October 2016

    We booked our ferry trip for a Sunday without realising at the time that the car hire desk at the ferry terminal was closed on Sundays. So we then booked a night at the Merchant House to stay in Cairnryan and collect pre-booked car on...More

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    Response from 83alan, Owner at The Merchants HouseResponded 5 October 2016

    Hi Katrina Thank you so much for this fabulous review. It was lovely to meet you both and we are so glad that there was a nice group of other guests in on Sunday night for good ambiance and a chat. We were so pleased...More

    Reviewed 26 September 2016

    A simple travelers gem. A post Brexit tour (Road Trip) of the UK by a couple of 40 somethings from South London, resulted in a one night stay at The Merchants House, prior to a morning sailing to Belfast. The Port is about a minutes...More

    Thank Ben S
    Response from 83alan, Owner at The Merchants HouseResponded 27 September 2016

    Hi Ben How kind of you to take the time to review your stay with us and we are so glad you enjoyed the evening in the bar. We get such a lot of lovely guests from all corners, not only of Britain, but also...More

    Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

    A beautiful 1701 building and of course there floor creaks in one or two places (you would too at 300 years). The rooms are comfortable and well set up. There is a nice sitting/bar room with beer on tap and most spirit mixes available. The...More

    Thank James M
    Response from 83alan, Owner at The Merchants HouseResponded 28 September 2016

    Hi James It was very kind of you to take the time to post this lovely review of your stay with us, especially as you are both still on holiday at the moment. We hope you are enjoying your trip to Ireland and continue to...More

    Reviewed 18 September 2016

    had a twin room for 2 nights either side of a ferry journey to Belfast, hosts were welcoming, even though we were quite late on night. Made us packed lunches for both our morning departures. Would stay again

    Thank Edward C
    Response from 83alan, Owner at The Merchants HouseResponded 27 September 2016

    Hi Edward Many thanks for taking the time to review your stays with us. We would love to welcome you back, if you are ever doing this ferry journey again. Thanks again Fiona

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    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • Breakfast included
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    • US$66 - US$93 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 3
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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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    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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    "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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    "Not over the bar which is the best room with a tiny water view."
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