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“Good location, basic rooms and not the best of stays!”
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Merchant City Inn
Ranked #85 of 95 Hotels in Glasgow
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86 reviews
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“Good location, basic rooms and not the best of stays!”
Reviewed 18 December 2013

I arrived off a late train from london at 2330 to be told at check in that despite having a pre paid voucher I needed to check in again! I was so tired I did and then had to climb up stairs to the fourth floor. The rooms itself was okay but basic and the wifi didn't work. I got to sleep quickly but had to be up earlier than I wanted as breakfast finished by 0845 or some ungodly hour. The breakfast however was good. For the price it would have been ok minus the problem at check in and rubbish breakfast time in the a.m!!

  • Stayed December 2013, travelled on business
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Reviewed 15 December 2013

Glasgow is an expensive city so you can expect to pay high prices for accommodation. The merchant is extremely good value for its location and offers a comfortable, no thrills stay. Just what I wanted so more money could be spent on enjoying the beautiful city.
The staff are extremely efficient and friendly and do their best for their guests. If there is a problem, JUST ASK! I'm pretty sure someone will rectify it, rather than just complaining about it on here.
My room was very spacious, clean and warm. What more could I ask for? Everything was basic but functioned to my satisfaction and need.
I would recommend this place and will probably be returning when I am next in town. There's also a lovely diner very close by, which is perfect for breakfast, lunch and dinner, called Peckhams Diner. Delicious food that's amazing value!

  • Stayed December 2013, travelled solo
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Additional Information about Merchant City Inn

Property: Merchant City Inn
Address: 52 Virginia Street | Merchant City, Glasgow G1 1TY, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Glasgow > City Centre , Merchant City
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #85 of 95 Hotels in Glasgow
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3 star — Merchant City Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 40
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The privately owned 3-star Merchant City Inn provides is set in the centre of Glasgow, in a secluded street adjacent to renowned Argyle Street and 2 minutes' walk from George Square. It is in the heart of Glasgow's famous Merchant City district, with magnificent shopping streets, and offering countless restaurants, bars, designer boutiques and theatres. A continental breakfast is available every morning. The 40 bedrooms are all fully furnished with stylish but modern amenities. The hotel also has easy access to nearby tourist cities, being easily accessible to city centre train and bus stations. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Merchant City Hotel Glasgow
Merchant Hotel Glasgow
The Merchant Hotel
Merchant City Inn Glasgow, Scotland

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