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Business Events

Business Events

The Merchant Hotel offers an excellent selection of elegant and superbly equipped rooms to provide the perfect space for your meeting or event.

The Meetings and Events space includes:

  • Dedicated events reception
  • 6 meeting rooms and 1 versatile events space with breakout area and bar.
  • Elegant Deco styling and original works of art from local artists.


At The Merchant Hotel we offer a wide range of technologies and business services that can be tailored to your specific requirements. Our Events team are on hand to advise and to offer technical support to ensure the smooth running of your event

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Since The Five Star Merchant Hotel first opened it quickly established a reputation as the first choice for both business events and all manner of special occasions. But please don’t just take our word for it, read what some of our customers say.

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Sample Itineraries

We’ve used our experience and expertise to help you maximise the productivity and the enjoyment of your business stay by creating sample half-day, full day and 2 day itineraries.

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Our Rooms

We offer a wide range of meeting room options to suit all occasions and all tastes and budgets. From intimate family gatherings to large business meetings, we can tailor-make menus, create bespoke cocktails and craft the perfect ambiance for every event.

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Event Menus

From sumptuous banqueting, to elegant cocktail and canapé receptions; from relaxed finger food to business lunches we have a wide choice of menu options to suit all tastes and budgets.

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Our dedicated Events Team are standing by to help with enquiries and answer all your questions. Call, email or simply complete our enquiry form and we will call you back.

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The Merchant Hotel will re-open on Monday 24th May. You can book an overnight stay via our website or email

E-gift experience vouchers due to expire during the time we are closed are extended to 31st October 2021. Monetary gift cards and e-vouchers purchased after 2015 are now valid for 7 years.