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Get an overview of this hotelLuxury Belfast hotel in Belfast City Centre, walk to St. Anne's Cathedral


Located in Belfast City Centre, this luxury hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Albert Memorial Clock Tower and St. Anne's Cathedral. Belfast City Hall and Waterfront Hall are also within 10 minutes.

Hotel Features

3 restaurants, a full-service spa, and a nightclub are available at this smoke-free hotel. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, a fitness center, a bar/lounge, and a spa tub are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 62 individually decorated rooms feature free WiFi and memory foam beds. Comforts include Egyptian cotton sheets and pillow menus, and guests will also appreciate thoughtful touches like bathrobes and slippers.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to a full-service spa, The Merchant Hotel features a spa tub and a sauna. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 3 restaurants. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary.

This 5-star property offers access to a business center, limo/town car service, and meeting rooms. Event facilities measuring 1130 square feet (105 square meters) include conference space. This Victorian hotel also offers a nightclub, a fitness center, and a rooftop terrace. Onsite parking is available (surcharge).

The Merchant Hotel is a smoke-free property.

  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Express check-in 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Total number of rooms - 62 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Number of floors - 6 
  • Meeting rooms 6 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Nightclub 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Year Built 1860 
  • Number of restaurants - 3 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 1130 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Business center 
  • Wedding services 
  • Conference space 
  • Express check-out 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Billiards or pool table 
  • Computer station 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Rooftop terrace 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 105 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 6 
  • Sauna 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Spa tub 
  • Steam room 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Refrigerator  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet


Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Premium bedding 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Free newspaper 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Slippers 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Desk 
  • Phone 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Digital TV service 
  • HDTV 
  • Rainfall showerhead 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Bathtub or shower 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Down comforter 
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets 
  • Individually furnished 
  • Individually decorated 
  • Memory foam mattress 
  • Pillow menu 
  • LCD TV 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Free WiFi 

Where to Eat

Full breakfasts are available for a surcharge.

The Great Room - This fine-dining restaurant serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available. Reservations are required.

Berts Jazz Bar - This bistro specializes in French cuisine and serves brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Reservations are required.

Cloth Ear Bar - This restaurant specializes in local cuisine and serves brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a spa tub, a sauna, and a fitness center.

Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the health club, fitness facility, or spa tub.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Rafting nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 

Spa Services

The Spa at the Merchant has 5 treatment rooms. Services include hot stone massages, massages, facials, and body wraps. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy, Ayurvedic, and hydrotherapy. The spa is equipped with a sauna, a spa tub, and a steam room.

Children under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision. Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa.

  • Hot stone massage 
  • Steam room in spa 
  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Massages 
  • Minimum age to access spa is 18 
  • Number of treatment rooms 5 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Hydrotherapy treatments 
  • Ayurvedic treatments 
  • Sauna in spa 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time ends at midnight

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available

Parking height restrictions apply


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Valet parking fee: GBP 20.00 per stay
  • Early check-in fee: GBP 50.00
  • Late check-out fee: GBP 50.00
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

National Rating

This property has received its official star rating from Tourism NI.

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