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The Merchant


Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Laundry Service
Non-smoking hotel
Room features
Air conditioning
Non-smoking rooms
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Good hotel with a nice pool, bar and restaurant. Rooms were large and comfortable, but a little dated. Housekeeping did a very good job. Daily breakfast was outstanding. The pool, bar, and lunch/dinner restaurant is a short walk down the hill, next to the lake. They also
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The Merchant hotel is very neat and modern. The rooms are VERY spacious and well equipped, bar fridge, micro wave oven, safe etc. Bathroom very modern, absolute pleasure staying over at this hotel. On previous trips we stayed at the Graceland casino hotel, NO comparison.
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While there is a large selection of B&Bs available, the choice of hotels is limited, and The Merchant is probably the best of the hotels. I last stayed here about 10 years ago and the hotel is largely unchanged. The rooms are a nice size, and have a small lounge area and
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What a great place. Friendly check in staff, clean linen and towels. Large rooms/chalets. Close to restaurants and garages. Complimentary instant coffee/tee in the room. Lots of parking. Did not try the wifi
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Their website advertised that they have free WiFi (one of the reasons I chose them over other hotels) when we got there they told us that their printer doesn't work and that the WiFi passwords are system generated and they couldn't give us any. The hotel has very minimal
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"Just do not book here if you can, if you do not have a choice...make notes when checking in...ask for everything upfront"
"I choose room 1 - closest to the breakfast area, so one does hear the preparations in the morning. I luckily needed that to wake up:). NO views from Room 1 though."
"Honey moon suite with the jacuzzi is very nice. Me and my husband enjoyed it."
"Go for it!!! it is the best deal in town"
"Choose a room facing north (towards town), rather than south (towards the lake/ plant), as it's quieter."
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