Merchant Hotel secures spot in top 10 per cent of world's hotels

Belfast's Merchant Hotel has secured yet another prestigious accolade

BELFAST’S already highly decorated Merchant Hotel has received another accolade to add to its burgeoning trophy cabinet.

The Beannchor-owned facility has been recognised by travel giant Tripadvisor as a 2023 Travelers’ Choice award winner.

It celebrates businesses that have consistently received great traveler reviews on Tripadvisor, placing winners amongst the 10 per cent of all listings on the site globally.

Since 2002, the Travelers’ Choice Awards have showcased the best hotels based on the reviews and opinions of millions of travellers from around the world. The Awards are the result of real-life traveller insights collected over a 12-month period on Tripadvisor.

The Spa at The Merchant has also been short-listed for an award at the prestigious World Spa Awards - one of just five to be nominated for the coveted ‘Northern Ireland's Best Hotel Spa 2023’ title.

Voting runs until August 8, with customers invited to vote for the businesses they consider to be the very best in spa and wellness.

In its 17 years on Belfast's Waring Street, The Merchant ( has accumulated more than 150 accolades, including its coveted AA Five Red Star Rating, the UK Hotel Awards Best UK Hotel title and World’s Best Cocktail Bar at the Tales of the Cocktail Spirit Awards.