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4.5/5 Wonderful
126 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast Available
  • Parking Available

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Explore the area

Popular LocationPoole Quay2 min walk
Popular LocationPoole Harbour6 min walk
Popular LocationRNLI College9 min walk
AirportBournemouth (BOH-Bournemouth Intl.)34 min drive

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  • Double Room, Ensuite (Bennett)

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
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  • Double Room, Ensuite (Paye)

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    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
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  • Double Room, Ensuite (Sydenham)

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    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
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The price per-night is based on the lowest price found within the past 24 hours for the next 30 nights. All prices include taxes and fees and are based on a 1-night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

About this area

Poole

Located in Poole, The Merchant House is in an area with good shopping. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Bournemouth Beach and Brownsea Island, while Bournemouth Pavillion Theatre and O2 Academy Bournemouth are cultural highlights. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Poole Stadium or Fitness First Stadium. Looking to get your feet wet? Scuba diving and snorkelling adventures can be found near the property.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Poole Quay - 2 min walk
  • Poole Harbour - 6 min walk
  • RNLI College - 9 min walk
  • Brownsea Castle - 49 min drive
  • Brownsea Island - 61 min drive

Getting around

  • Poole Station - 12 min walk
  • Bournemouth (BOH-Bournemouth Intl.) - 34 min drive

Restaurants

  • Jolly Sailor - 1 min walk
  • Oriel - 1 min walk
  • The Quay - 1 min walk
  • The Slug and Lettuce - 1 min walk
  • The Cabin - 1 min walk

About this property

The Merchant House

4-star bed & breakfast, walk to Poole Harbour
This smoke-free bed & breakfast features an outdoor tennis court and free WiFi in public areas. This bed & breakfast has 3 rooms. Housekeeping is not available.
The Merchant House offers 3 forms of accommodation.
Recreational amenities at the bed & breakfast include an outdoor tennis court.

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

Property amenities

Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

Extended parking (surcharge)

Food and drink

Breakfast available for a fee

Things to do

Outdoor tennis court

Guest services

No housekeeping

Languages spoken

English

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Smoke-free property

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 2:00 PM and 9:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11:00 AM

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be 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.

Property is also known as

Merchant House B&B Poole
Merchant House B&B
Merchant House Poole
The Merchant House B B
The Merchant House Poole
The Merchant House Bed & breakfast
The Merchant House Bed & breakfast Poole

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at The Merchant House and receive a full refund?
Yes, The Merchant House offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to The Merchant House cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is this property pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at The Merchant House?
Extended parking is available for a fee.
What time is check-in at The Merchant House?
Check-in is from 2:00 PM to 9:00 PM.
What time is check-out at The Merchant House?
Checkout is at 11:00 AM.
Where is The Merchant House located?
Situated in Poole, this bed & breakfast is within a 10-minute walk of Poole Quay and Poole Harbour. Poole Museum and Poole Old Lifeboat Museum are also within 10 minutes. Poole Station is 12 minutes by foot.

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for The Merchant House

4.5
Wonderful
5 - Excellent
77
4 - Good
41
3 - Okay
2
2 - Mediocre
3
1 - Poor
3
4.6
Cleanliness
4.7
Service and Staff
4.0
Amenities
4.4
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Stayed 2 nights in Nov 2019

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

David was very friendly and welcoming. The Merchant House is very close to the quayside, pubs and restaurants. Free parking was a bonus too. Excellent breakfast.

Stayed 1 night in Oct 2019

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Great stay neat the quay

B&B near to the Quay, convenient location, clean, tidy, great breakfast and Dave is great host.

Stayed 1 night in Oct 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities

A hidden gem! We had a lovely stay here, convenient location and a spotless room with everything we needed. David the host was charming and breakfast was a treat!

Stayed 1 night in Oct 2019

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Very boutique, lovely little b n b

Stayed 1 night in Sep 2019