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The Merchant House

0.8 km from Dublin centre
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8 Eustace Street | Temple Bar, Dublin D02 KX31, Ireland
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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 4 September 2016

We arrived weary on a late Wednesday night, after more than 26 hours in transit and 22 hours flying direct from Australia, and it was an absolute pleasure to arrive at such delightful accommodation and to have such a warm welcome by the housekeeper and effortless check in process. It was like arriving home! We stayed in the James Joyce...

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Oshkosh, Wisconsin
Reviewed 31 August 2016

We stayed here for two nights during our 22-day vacation, and it was not only the nicest place we stayed during our journey but also the nicest place I think we've ever stayed! We loved how it's been updated and modernized while maintaining much of the original architecture, like the brick fireplaces. We arrived late because we'd popped over to...

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

We are exhausted after reading your review, on behalf of our small team here in Dublin a big Thank You for taking the time out to write same. It was a pleasure to look after you both . Do contact us for your next stay at The Merchant House and we will be delighted to offer you our customary discount...

Paris, France
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

We spent one night in the Oscar Wilde Suite and it was all we were looking for and more. The suite is big, cosy, luxurious and extremely quiet. The hotel is located within the Temple district which can get very busy at night, but we did not hear one single noise and slept like babies, I highly recommend this room...

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

Thank you again for such a lovely review. It was a pleasure to look after you both. We look forward to looking after you next time for a longer stay in our fair city.

Derry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for one night and cannot complain about one aspect of our stay, the housekeepers were very welcoming nothing was too much trouble. Spotlessly clean. The breakfast was served at a restaurant at the end of the street and was faultless again staff very welcoming. We would stay here again and would recommend to family and friends

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

We were indeed happy to look after you while staying at The Merchant House. We hope you arrive back home safely. Thank you for your kind words !!

Saint Simons Island, Georgia
Reviewed 16 July 2016

We stayed in the Oscar Wilde Suite; beautiful furnishings & in close proximity to all the bars, restaurants, & points of interest in the area (Trinity College). Staff was very accommodating with holding our luggage until check-in time. Would recommend staying here.

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Hingham, Massachusetts
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Like others have mentioned, this is right in the Temple Bar area. Parking is a few blocks away. It's loud deep into the night, but only if you have the windows open. It's plenty quiet with them closed. Our room looked even better than its online pictures. It was large and had a new modern bath with lots of stone...

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

Thank you indeed for your kind words, on behalf of Juliana and the team it was a pleasure looking after you both. We are offering something a little different than just an ordinary room. We offer our Guests comfort and style with luxury in the cultural capitol of Dublin. Thank you again !

County Tyrone, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed in June at the Merchant House and had a fantastic weekend. Our suite was called the James Joyce Suite and overlooked Eustace Street. There was plenty of amenities supplied in the room (free tea, coffee, bottled water) which was great. Granted, there was some noise during the night from outside but not enough to put us off staying...

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

Thank you indeed for your kind words. It was a pleasure to look after you.

Boulder, Colorado
Reviewed 23 June 2016

The Merchant House is a great place to stay for touristing in Dublin. It's a short walk from the airport bus (very convenient), walking distance to many of the key sites and right in the heart of Temple Bar. The room was very comfortable -- well appointed with a great bed (we were in the Yeats room).

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Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

Fantastic little place to stay. Right in the heart of temple bar so everything right at your fingertips. Lovely warm welcome really clean and inviting room( brahm stoker) nice breakfast in little cafe down road all included. Could not fault our stay. Will defiantly return soon Thank you so much

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Knutsford
Reviewed 2 June 2016

I booked the James Joyce Suite as an anniversary present for my husband and I couldn't have booked a better place to stay. We were greeted by a lovely host that showed us around our suite. The suite was large, with three rooms - the bedroom, a dressing area, and the bathroom. The rooms were well equipped with a comfy...

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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: RM758 - RM1,043 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Merchant House 5*
Number of rooms: 4
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“i understand they have a smaller room to the back but it's also the quietest with a room on top with fab views..”
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“Close to points of interest”
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“No lift, over 4 floors”
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“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.”
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“Take the breakfast option you won't be disappointed”
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