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    The Merchants House

    The Merchants House Main Street, Cairnryan DG9 8QX, Scotland
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    Reviewed 28 July 2016

    Situated very near to the Cairnryan ferry terminals,this bed and breakfast was ideally placed for us to stay when we returned from a trip to Belfast.It is on a busy main road,but the views over Loch Ryan are breathtaking.Free car parking is available on the...More

    Thank Nadd0n
    Response from Fiona D, Owner at The Merchants HouseResponded 28 July 2016

    Many thanks for taking the time to write your review. It was lovely to meet you all and we are so glad you enjoyed your stay. You must have been exhausted after your 2.30am start for your day out in Belfast. Hope you enjoyed your...More

    Reviewed 27 July 2016

    Great little quirky period property , small narrow staircase which would prove difficult for some less able. Clean bedroom with a comfortable bed, had small en suite with a little shower. The evening meal of fish and chips was very tasty and breakfast was brilliant...More

    Thank Ros I
    Response from Fiona D, Owner at The Merchants HouseResponded 28 July 2016

    Many thanks for taking the time to review your stay with us. It was lovely to meet you and we are very glad you enjoyed your stay here. I am so pleased that you commented on us representing very good value for money as this...More

    Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

    Stayed here last night with family. 2 rooms, 1 double, 1 triple. Absolutely spotless and clean. T.V and Tea and coffee making facilities in room. Little bar area with range of drinks. Smashing breakfast cooked to order along with cereals, yoghurt, juice, tea, coffee and...More

    Thank Kathleen W
    Response from Fiona D, Owner at The Merchants HouseResponded 28 July 2016

    Hi Kathleen Many thanks for this lovely review and we are very glad you all enjoyed your stay. We would love to see you again in May next year, on your next trip to Ireland. Please book as early as possible if you want both...More

    Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

    We stayed at The Merchants House for one night on our way from Scotland to Ireland, as we had a ferry to catch in the morning. Having seen so many great reviews on tripadvisor we thought it would be a charming and cosy option for...More

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    Response from Fiona D, Owner at The Merchants HouseResponded 22 July 2016

    Wow. What a pity we cannot review you. Are you sure that this piece of malicious and ridiculously inaccurate creative writing has nothing to do with the fact that your credit card was declined, in front of other guests, when it came to payment time....More

    Reviewed 28 June 2016

    What a wonderful set of hosts and there waitor was exceptional too. The room although small was fantastic and loved the scenic views from our bedroom window. The bathroom was spotless and there were toiletries too which we felt was a great touchMore

    Thank Jonathan O
    Response from Fiona D, Owner at The Merchants HouseResponded 8 August 2016

    Hi Jonathan Many thanks for this lovely review. I know that you usually stay next door in The Auld Cairn and couldn't get a room there on this occasion. Many thanks for all your comments and we look forward to welcoming you back next year...More

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    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • US$65 - US$93 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • 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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