The perfect city centre location

We are thrilled to be open after the lock down, for holiday makers, guests to the city and locals for an evening drink in the bar. Your safety is a priority as is that of our staff so of course will be practicing social distancing*. We kindly ask you to wash your hands thoroughly as regularly as you can and use the sanitisers that we have dotted around the hotel when you see them. The Merchant’s House Hotel is open to guests to Salisbury wishing to stay in an historic building in the city centre. It has been prepared to provide a safe, sanitised and welcoming environment with social distancing measures that will fill everyone with confidence.

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It offers 37 newly and beautifully refurbished en suite rooms offering all the comforts including air conditioning, flat screen TV with free view, free Wi-Fi and tea and coffee making facilities. Among our 37 rooms we have 6 superior rooms and 3 feature rooms including The Nelson Room where Nelson himself stayed. Its fabulous location right in the city centre makes it the perfect location for visiting Salisbury one of the most historical and culturally significant towns in the UK.

*Please note that some images may represent the hotel prior to social distancing measures.


Hotel Highlights
Our History

The Merchant’s House Hotel in Salisbury occupies a 15th Century Merchants House with a wealth of history and was once known as The Catherine Wheel which was a regular drinking haunt for Cavaliers. One of our rooms, The Nelson Room, is where on the 20th December 1800 Nelson himself stayed after being wined and dined and given the freedom of the city.

The Merchant's Bar

The Merchants bar has a welcoming stylish interior; tastefully decorated in heritage colours  and  beautiful furniture,  it creates the perfect ambience for a relaxing drink with friends.

Unlimited Breakfast

We offer a wonderful unlimited breakfast which includes a home-cooked hot traditional breakfast alongside a continental style breakfast including cereals, fresh fruit, yogurt, pastries, smoked salmon, meats and cheese.

Stay In Comfort

The Merchant’s House Hotel offers 37 newly and beautifully refurbished ensuite bedrooms offering all the comforts including air conditioning, flat screen TV with Freeview, free Wi-Fi, tea and coffee making facilities.

We are Eco friendly here at The Merchant’s House Hotel and offer a selection of complimentary “Era” Biodegradable toiletry products. We also have a selection of accessories, should you forget the essentials.