The Merchant Hotel

The Merchant Hotel


16 Skipper Street, Belfast, United Kingdom

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The Merchant Hotel Information

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Situated amongst a variety of attractions, boutiques and dining options, The Merchant Hotel Belfast is ideal for guests wishing to discover Belfast and its surroundings. Just a short stroll from Cathe...

Good to know

To City Centre0.5 km
Nearest airportBelfast City
Distance to airport3.9 km


Check-in time15:00
Check-out time12:00
Payment & CancellationPolicies vary by room type and provider.
Front desk number+44 289 023 4888

Amenities at The Merchant Hotel

Top features

Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi


  • Computer use available
  • Wine glasses
  • Electric kettle
  • Family rooms
  • Fan
  • Cribs available
  • Feather pillow
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Laundry facilities
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Free toiletries
  • Shops (on site)
  • Room service
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Breakfast included
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Hypoallergenic pillow
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • Property is cleaned by professional cleaning companies
  • Hot tub
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • No smoking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hand sanitiser in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Express check-out
  • Parking
  • Hairdryer
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Air-conditioned
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitised
  • Delivered food is securely covered
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces
  • Bathrobe
  • Private bathroom
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Steam room
  • Storage available
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Radio
  • Disabled access
  • Safety deposit box
  • Seating area
  • Lift
  • Secured parking
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Adapter
  • First-aid kit
  • Socket near the bed
  • Sofa
  • Allergy-free room
  • Bathtub
  • Soundproofing
  • Spa bath
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Telephone
  • Carpeted
  • Tile/marble floor
  • Refrigerator
  • Toilet
  • Safe
  • Sauna
  • Dustbins
  • Coffee machine
  • Desk
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Drying rack for clothing


  • Bicycle hire
  • Fitness centre
  • Pool table
  • Massage


  • Babysitting or child care
  • Business centre
  • Car hire
  • Wake-up service
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Concierge service
  • Laundry service
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Health club
  • Spa
  • 24-hour security
  • Conference rooms
  • Wedding services
  • Ticket service

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Reviews for The Merchant Hotel

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Photos of The Merchant Hotel

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Where is The Merchant Hotel?

Find the exact location and address of The Merchant Hotel in Belfast, making it easy to plan your travel logistics. Landmark and ‘Getting Around’ data was last updated on 21 November 2023.

Most popular 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

Getting around

Belfast Ulster University0.4 km
Belfast City Hall0.6 km
Belfast Central Railway Station0.8 km
Belfast Great Victoria Street1.0 km
Belfast Titanic Belfast1.3 km
Belfast Albert Quay1.5 km

FAQs when booking at The Merchant Hotel

Find answers to commonly asked questions regarding bookings, amenities, policies, and more when booking a stay at The Merchant Hotel. FAQs were last updated on 21 November 2023.

Is pricing at The Merchant Hotel comparable to 5 star hotels in Belfast?

In Belfast, the average nightly rate for 5 stars hotels is €378. The expected nightly rate for The Merchant Hotel is around €416; a price that is 20% cheaper than the city average. HotelsCombined considers The Merchant Hotel to be a good deal if you’re looking to stay at a 5 stars hotel in Belfast.

How close is The Merchant Hotel to the nearest airport, Belfast City Airport?

With no traffic, the 3.9 km drive between The Merchant Hotel and Belfast City Airport (the nearest airport) will generally only take about 0h 03m. If you’re staying in a metropolitan area, you may see your drive time increase due to busy roads.

What is the best way for guests to get from Belfast City Airport to The Merchant Hotel?

The Merchant Hotel has parking for hotel guests so for most visitors spending time in Belfast, hiring a car for around €40/day may be the best option. This will enable you to get to and from Belfast City Airport, and also give you the flexibility to get around the area. Rideshare apps and taxis remain a very common solution for The Merchant Hotel guests. This is often the most cost-effective method of transportation when visiting Belfast.

How close is The Merchant Hotel from the Belfast city centre?

The Merchant Hotel is just 0.5 km away from the centre of City Centre, Belfast. From The Merchant Hotel you can easily get to other popular landmarks such as Casement Park.

What is the The Merchant Hotel phone number?

The best way to contact The Merchant Hotel is by calling +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 at The Merchant Hotel?

Yes, there is a fitness centre open to guests staying at The Merchant Hotel.

What is the check-out time at The Merchant Hotel?

The standard check-out time at The Merchant Hotel is 12:00. Guests can usually check-in from 15:00. Special arrangements may be available if discussed with the front desk.

How much does it cost to stay at The Merchant Hotel, Belfast?

Prices at The Merchant Hotel will vary depending on when you plan to stay and what room type you require. The average nightly room price recently has been €416, though some users have found rates as low as €79. To see prices for your dates, enter them in the form above.

Is there a restaurant at The Merchant Hotel?

There is a restaurant located in The Merchant Hotel. Please contact them for kitchen hours. A bar is also available on-site.

Does The Merchant Hotel have a laundry service?

Yes, there is a hotel laundry service for guests at The Merchant Hotel. There are irons (and ironing boards) at the property too.

How far is The Merchant Hotel from Customs House?

You can walk to Customs House while staying at The Merchant Hotel - you’ll be about 0.2 km away.

Is The Merchant Hotel close to Grand Opera House?

The Merchant Hotel is a good choice to stay at if you want to visit Grand Opera House, which is 0.8 km away.

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