Location The five star Merchant Hotel in Belfast is an harmonious blend of Victorian grandeur and Art Deco inspired sleek modernity. Situated in the heart of Belfast city centre's historic Cathedral Quarter, the grandeur of the original Grade A listed building is complemented by an elegant Art Deco inspired wing with a multitude of exciting amenities. These include a stunning luxury spa, a rooftop gymnasium with panoramic city views, a dedicated meeting and events suite and a fabulous jazz bar.
Rooms Well appointed and sumptuous, all guest rooms at the five star Merchant Hotel feature bespoke furnishings and original works of art complemented by the very best in 21st century technology. Luscious velvets and silks, specially designed rich wool carpets, spacious en-suites and a host of in-room amenities all add to the comfort and opulence of a stay at The Merchant Hotel.
Restaurant The Great Room Restaurant - A sumptuous space evoking effortless and timeless grandeur, situated in the former main Banking Hall of the building. The food in The Great Room Restaurant is inspired by the classics, yet allows the excellence of each individual ingredient to shine through. One can taste the subtle flavours of each component, each element complementing one another perfectly. The menu has been carefully constructed and changes regularly to reflect the flavours of the season, the best new wines and classic vintages. This graceful experience would not be complete without the careful attention and professional service of our highly trained staff. Open daily for Breakfast, Lunch (no lunch on Saturdays), Traditional Afternoon Tea (accompanied by live piano on Fridays, the trio on Saturdays and a string quartet on Sundays) and sumptuous à la Carte Dining.
Bar The Bar at The Merchant Hotel is the classic, multi award-winning cocktail bar. This beautiful room has many wonderful original architectural features. Antique Baccarat chandeliers and a stunning antique fire complement the design. Furthermore, the refined simplicity of the food menu provides a relaxed yet elegant alternative to the fine dining experience in The Great Room Restaurant. We are proud to state that The Bar at The Merchant Hotel is officially the 'World's Best Hotel Bar'. The Merchant Hotel was presented this prestigious award and two others ('World's Best Cocktail Menu' and 'World's Best Drinks Selection') at the world famous and internationally acclaimed Spirit Awards, as part of the 'Tales of the Cocktail Festival' in New Orleans. The Merchant was the only European venue to achieve any awards at this prestigious event.
Leisure The Gymnasium at The Merchant Hotel is a space where men and women can attain physical, mental and spiritual balance in a luxurious and serene atmosphere. The Gymnasium's unique space has a personal training gymnasium, a separate area for biomechanical analysis, TechnoGym Wellness strength and cardio training equipment, free weights, and highly skilled personal trainers. In addition to The Gymnasium's fantastic training facilities and programs, you can relax in the rock sauna, aromatherapy steam room and an eight-person roof-top hot tub.
Spa The Spa at The Merchant Hotel has been thoughtfully designed to create an environment to restore your physical well-being and promote spiritual and emotional harmony. The spa's highly trained therapists are committed to excellence and take pride in delivering personalized service. The Spa at The Merchant Hotel draws on ancient knowledge and products from around the world.