The Merchant

The Merchant Hotel Belfast is an intimate, sumptuous, hotel in Northern Ireland, situated in the historical Cathedral Quarter of Belfast's city centre. The hotel rooms offer a classic design inspired by the richness of the Grade A listed architecture, with 21st century technology and comfort. No two rooms at The Merchant are the same – each has its own unique features, artwork and bespoke furnishings. The Merchant Hotel offers guests 5 different dining opportunities, and a fantastic Concierge that will assist guests in whatever they need.

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Victorian Splendour rooms and suites are feast for all the senses. Velvet throws, silk curtains, silk voiles, antique and bespoke furnishings and works of art all complement these gracious high ceilinged rooms. An unsurpassed nights rest is assured with our super king size pillow top beds with 200 thread count linens topped with lamb’s wool and antiqued velvet throws. En suite bathrooms feature deep baths, rain showers, heated anti-steam mirrors and luscious chocolate travertine marble walls.


    Named after Irish writers, poets and playwrights, all The Merchant Hotel suites are both beautiful and unique. These spacious rooms all feature Travertine marble bathrooms with rain showers and free standing roll top baths. All include an array of antique furniture and art and two also feature restored antique fireplaces. Another suite boasts a magnificent Victorian mahogany four poster bed. 21st century technology enhances the enjoyment of your stay without detracting from the unique character of these stunning rooms.


      The Merchant Hotel in Belfast offers a wide array of dining opportunities for all our discerning guests and clientele. From the casual home comforts of The Cloth Ear, to the refined simplicity of The Bar menu (available in The Bar and The Great Room Lobby), to the grandeur of dining in The Great Room Restaurant itself. Choose one of the Belfast restaurants when eating out in Northern Ireland. The Great Room restaurant is truly the jewel in the crown of the hotel. A sumptuous space evoking timeless grandeur is a magnificent setting, for the daily delights prepared for discerning guests. The food in the Great Room is inspired by classics, yet allows the excellence of each individual ingredient through. Locally sourced produce is used wherever possible and each taste and flavor complement each other splendidly. Come for a drink to the heated Roof Terrace which offers spectacular aerial views of an illuminated Belfast after dark.


        The Spa, which is open to non-residents, features: five private treatment rooms, a luxurious hydrotherapy area with hydro pool, rock sauna and aroma steam room and a champagne nail bar. The highly trained therapists are committed to excellence and take pride in delivering personalized service. The city center club has been designed to provide you with an unrivaled training experience. The gyms unique space has a personal training gym, a separate area for bio mechanical analysis, free weights and highly skilled personal trainers.

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