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The Merchant House

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08/06/2017 09/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed our two nights staying in the Bram Stoker room at the Merchant House. This room is only up one flight of stairs and has less exposure to the street, so it was pretty quiet. We used a white noise app on our I-pad and slept very well, no ear plugs necessary. Even on Saturday night, sleeping was...

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

It was indeed a pleasure to look after you, please avail of our return guest discounts and we hope to see you both soon. Thank you from all the team at The Merchant House Dublin.

Nassau, New Providence Island
Reviewed 13 October 2016

In heart of Temple Bar area. We had the James Joyce suite. Windows were excellent for keeping out sound. Comfy bed, good shower, very clean. Checkin is at 2 pm - no earlier - we arrived around 1:00pm, but our luggage was kept until we returned. Did not have the breakfast package. Would recommend.

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have written many reviews about hotels and restaurants and never gave 1 star. Sadly I had to do it with The Merchant House. My husband and I planned our 30 year wedding anniversary trip to Ireland and were to stay at The Merchant House for our first night in Dublin. My husband was injured and needs surgery so we...

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

This reservation was for one night only and was reserved with maximum discounts attached. That said, we did offer this guest the possibility to move it forward anytime until Dec 2018 free of charge. The printed documents clearly stated without refund and that is our policies working with all booking agents. If you were staying more than one night we...

Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Firstly let me say that the standard of this room was excellent, very clean and the staff we're on their game the whole four days we occupied it and even kept our cases safe in the hallway due to our evening return flight. This particular room is at the top of a flight of stairs from memory it's about 6/7...

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St Albans, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 April 2017

The Merchant House apartments are located between a sex shop and Thai message parlour in the centre of Temple Bar. For those who don't know Temple Bar Dublin, it is ideally located for the river, castle and shops. It is also surrounded by hundreds of bars and restaurants who all play live music from early to very late! Hence my...

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

Thank you indeed for your review. You are correct, Temple Bar is a lively vibrant place with wonderful activities . It is over 1000 years old and full of character. We do like to provide our Guests with comforts and ear plugs are provided for light sleepers. We also have 'secondary' glazing in our building to dedden most outside noises,...

Reviewed 3 April 2017

What an excellent town house and what excellent, considerate service. I ended up travelling alone and was on a flight delayed late into the evening. I knew that there was no reception at the Merchant House. As a women travelling alone, this bothered me but Christian stayed until I arrived and made sure I was safe and settled. I stayed...

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

We were aware your flight was delayed and indeed that can be stressful on our guests. Thank you so much for your kind words and taking the time to leave this review. It was a pleasure to look after you and do visit us again by using your return guest discount voucher. Thank you from Kristian and all the team...

Aberdare, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 March 2017

We booked the Bram Stoker room for 3 nights as part of a football match visit to Dublin and we were not disappointed . We arrived about 4.30pm on Thursday night and were met and shown up to the room and everything was explained on arrival . Room has all you could ask for including a very comfortable bed and...

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

Dear Guest. Thank you so much for your kind review. It was a pleasure to look after you both . Indeed the streets are cleaned early some mornings so they are presentable afterwards. Our staff at the Stage Door are delighted with your review of their breakfasts. We do provide ear plugs for light sleepers but obviously you didn't pop...

Anahuac, Texas
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Location, location, location! We were guests at The Merchant House for 6 nights during the St. Patrick's Day Festival last week. Central to everything and in the heart of the city. A few minutes walk to the historical landmarks, great restaurants, lively pubs, and public transportation. We were half a block from the parade and it doesn't get any better...

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

Thank you so much for such a fabulous review . It was a total pleasure to look after your party for such a long period. We are so pleased that the St Patrick festivities were to your liking here in Dublin. We pride ourselves in offering beautiful, comfortable and relaxing Guest Suites in the heart of Dublin city. We are...

Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Very nice, very clean & home-like rooms. Lovely bathrooms. The first night we had some trouble with a window that wouldn't close but the staff were lovely and solved the problem as fast as they possibly could by taking us to another room for the night which was also very nice!

2Thank VictoriaXara
Mike R, Manager at The Merchant House, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice review, it was a pleasure to look after you. Do stay again in 2017 for your special return customer discount rate.

Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Beautiful place in heart of Temple Barrett. The attention to detail in suites was stunning. I booked 2 rooms for myself and 3 daughters and was overwhelmed by how fantastic the rooms were. We had the WB Yeats and Oscar Wilden suites. Owners very friendly and rooms spotless. They will even look after your bags for you the day you...

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

Thank you so much for your kind words. It was a pleasure to look after your party at The Merchant House. Do come back soon and try another of our luxurious Guest Suites.

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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: RM865 - RM1,051 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Merchant House 5*
Number of rooms: 4
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“Bram Stoker room was excellent. Less stairs and less street exposure. We found it to be very quiet.”
JetBlueDriver, 15 May 2017 | Read review
“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”
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