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The Merchant Hotel

5-star Hotel with Spa and wellness centre

16 Skipper Street, Belfast, BT1 2DZ

+44 289 023 4888

based on 604 reviews

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About The Merchant Hotel, Belfast

Value for money
The Merchant Hotel Belfast provides art deco accommodation in Belfast and is within walking distance of Belfast Central Railway Station. It is close to Cathedral Quarter, restaurants and shops. Guests of the hotel can indulge themselves with a range of relaxation facilities at The Spa, which features a sauna and a Jacuzzi. Convenient services include an express check-in feature and a luggage storage facility. The hotel also offers a well-equipped fitness centre. Every elegant room at The Merchant Hotel Belfast comes with free wireless internet access and all the necessities for a comfortable stay. All private bathrooms are equipped with a bathtub, slippers and bathrobes. The Merchant Hotel Belfast offers a varied dining experience with Great Room Restaurant and The Cloth Ear. In the evening, guests are welcome to relax in the lounge bar. The hotel is conveniently located for discovering the city, with the Waterfront Hall and Belfast City Hall just a short walk away. The Odyssey and Ulster Hall are each within walking distance.

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Hotel Amenities & Facilities

  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Fitness centre
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Coffee machine
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Free toiletries

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • Property is cleaned by professional cleaning companies
  • First-aid kit
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Hand sanitiser in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • 24-hour security
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitised
  • Safe
  • Delivered food is securely covered
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Internet
  • Fan
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Adapter
  • Air-conditioned
  • Dustbins


  • Wine glasses
  • Electric kettle
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Refrigerator
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Coffee machine


  • Family rooms
  • Seating area
  • Sofa
  • Soundproofing
  • Telephone
  • Carpeted
  • Tile/marble floor
  • Storage available

Services and conveniences

  • Car hire
  • Wake-up service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Concierge service
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Room service
  • Express check-out
  • 24-hour front desk

Accessibility and suitability

  • Disabled access
  • Lift
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Hypoallergenic pillow
  • Allergy-free room
  • No smoking
  • Non-feather pillow


  • Bathtub
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Bathrobe
  • Private bathroom

Pool and spa

  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Massage
  • Hot tub
  • Sauna

Media and entertainment

  • Radio
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV


  • Laundry service
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Drying rack for clothing


  • Feather pillow
  • Socket near the bed
  • Wardrobe or closet

Family friendly

  • Babysitting or child care
  • Cribs available
  • Complimentary breakfast


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk

Parking and transportation

  • Parking

Things to do

  • Bicycle hire


  • Fitness centre

Places of interest near The Merchant Hotel

Attractions in Belfast, Northern Ireland curated by momondo

The Merchant Hotel location: 16 Skipper Street, Belfast, BT1 2DZ

Top landmarks

St. Anne's Cathedral0.3 km
Big Fish0.3 km
The MAC0.3 km
St George's Market0.7 km
SSE Arena0.8 km
Titanic Belfast1.3 km
Crumlin Road Gaol1.4 km
Ulster Folk and Transport Museum10.0 km
Botanic Gardens2.1 km

Restaurants and Cafés

Quartisan0.0 km
Berts Jazz Bar0.0 km
Ollie's Belfast0.0 km
The Thirsty Goat Belfast0.0 km
Afternoon Tea at The Merchant Hotel0.0 km
The Great Room Restaurant0.0 km
The Cloth Ear0.0 km
Zizzi - Belfast0.1 km
Waterman0.1 km


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The Merchant Hotel room booking info

Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 15:00, check out anytime before 12:00


Cancellation/pre-payment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • How does The Merchant Hotel compare to other 5-star hotels in Belfast?

    5-star hotels in Belfast typically cost €545/night, but The Merchant Hotel is typically available for €272/night, and is rated equally to its competitors.

  • How far is The Merchant Hotel from Belfast City?

    There are 3.9 km between Belfast City and The Merchant Hotel. The drive to and from the airport should be about 7min, depending on traffic. Take into account high traffic times, especially near more metropolitan areas.

  • What is the best way to get to The Merchant Hotel from Belfast City?

    With parking available at The Merchant Hotel, you could always hire a car for as low as €16/day and park it at the hotel. This would give you freedom while visiting Belfast. If you’re looking for a simple travel option from Belfast City to The Merchant Hotel, consider calling a taxi or rideshare service to take you to the hotel as well as around the city during your visit.

  • Are there food options at The Merchant Hotel?

    There is a restaurant at The Merchant Hotel that can be used by visitors of the hotel. You can sit down or order food to take away. Call the front desk at +44 289 023 4888 for kitchen hours. One of the easiest dining options for Belfast guests staying in The Merchant Hotel is to order room service, which is available to all hotel guests.

  • Does The Merchant Hotel have a pool?

    At this time, our data shows that there is no on-site pool at The Merchant Hotel. However, hotels can make changes that can significantly change the venue. For the most accurate answer, it would be best to call the hotel directly at +44 289 023 4888.

  • How close is The Merchant Hotel to Belfast city centre?

    The city centre nearest to The Merchant Hotel is Belfast, which is 0.5 km away from the hotel’s front door. There, you can find Belfast City Hall, which is a popular sight in the area.

  • What is the phone number for The Merchant Hotel?

    If you have questions about The Merchant Hotel or your reservation, please call the front desk directly at +44 289 023 4888.

  • Does The Merchant Hotel have Wi-Fi available?

    Yes, The Merchant Hotel has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • Is there a gym or fitness centre available to guests at The Merchant Hotel?

    There is a fitness centre available to The Merchant Hotel guests.

  • What time is check-out for The Merchant Hotel?

    The Merchant Hotel check-out time is 12:00. Late check-out may be available upon request at the reception desk.

  • How much is a room at The Merchant Hotel?

    The average price for a night at The Merchant Hotel found recently is €455 and can go as low as €103/night. Please note that rates may be impacted by travel dates, room type, and availability. To see current deals, enter your dates in the form above.

  • Is there laundry service in The Merchant Hotel?

    Laundry services are available at The Merchant Hotel. Contact the property reception for additional information. You can leave your travel iron at home and use the irons provided at the accommodation.

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