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The Merchants Hotel

  • Excellent3%
  • Very good5%
  • Average11%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible69%
  • 1 week ago
    “Stil money”
  • 2 weeks ago
    “What a sh*thole!”
31 Back Piccadilly, Manchester M1 1HP England See on map
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
2.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This place is fabulous, in a disastrous manner. It’s ridiculously hard to find, hidden off side streets; google didn’t believe it existed. I passed graffiti, bins, with a distinct lack of street lighting, and got the impression that it was once a brothel. I loved...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank CKGurney
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had book room 4th december 2018. I riched there 10:45 Pm but nobody there and also nobody pick-up my phone then I went other hotel So They cheat my money without there stay. That hotel also very dirty that I saw from outsider.

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank 938kamalp
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We knew that we couldn't expect a 5* hotel for a price of £35 per double room and night, but what we experienced was a rather a nightmare. First of all, while the hotel is at least well situated in the city center, the access...More

Date of stay: November 2018
3  Thank DonBerna7
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ok so on first impressions we were shocked. The hotel was down a side street and reception up a set of stairs which sets the tone for the rest of the hotel. We were on the second floor and had a shower in our room...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank TBELL_11
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed at the merchants hotel and I can honestly say it is the worse place I have ever stayed. It was grim. Everything about it was awful from the dated stained decor to the pre historic dirty carpet. The toilet was a shared toilet located...More

Date of stay: November 2018
2  Thank Birch75
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Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
Non-Smoking Hotel
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Room Service
Free Parking
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
US$36 - US$145 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Merchants Hotel Manchester
United Kingdom > England > Greater Manchester > Manchester
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
US$36 - US$145 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Merchants Hotel Manchester
United Kingdom > England > Greater Manchester > Manchester
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Dining (21)
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30 November 2017|
Response from frasermallen | Reviewed this property |
Only after dousing yourself in bleach and several acid washes. But the memory never fades!!!!!
19 March 2017|
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Response from frasermallen | Reviewed this property |
There is no parking, no heating, no food and definitely no class to this run down flea ridden hovel. My advice find another hotel.
Room Tips
"Do not rent any room!"
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"Rooms on Oldham street will be noisy"
19 Jul 2018
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"Read reviews and find a room in another hotel."
1 May 2018
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"Don't go there waste of money"
20 Mar 2018
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