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BAHRAIN’S FIRST FIVE-STAR BOUTIQUE HOTEL The Merchant House, Bahrain’s first boutique hotel to be awarded a five-star rating, is an all-suite property that is tempting travellers to try something new on their next visit by offering a unique, personalised stay in the heart of Manama’s old town. A creative expression of Campbell Gray Hotel’s founder, Gordon Campbell Gray, the property teems with the kind of personality and soul that is difficult to capture at larger properties. Ideal for business travellers looking for extra space and comfort, as well as for style-conscious travellers, The Merchant House has 46 luxury suites, each of which has an open-plan sitting room, a kitchen
and dining area, plus a spacious bedroom. Its location is ideal for those doing business in the city, with the hotel positioned a short distance from the capital’s diplomatic quarter and its financial district. The Merchant House is a short drive from Bahrain International Airport and less than an hour away from the King Fahd Causeway. For those looking to discover the city’s sights and sounds, the bustling Bab Al Bahrain souk is right on its doorstep. Take advantage of this newly opened stunning hotel with the special introductory offer of 25% off all room rates until the end of April.