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Rita Duffy Room at

The Merchant Hotel Belfast

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This elegant and versatile space features our iconic Art Deco styling and several orgainal works of art by exceptional local artist Rita Duffy. The Rita Duffy Suite can be separated into 3 individual rooms and is therefore able to cater for smaller events.


  • Wifi
  • Cloakroom
  • Drinks fridges (soft drinks and mineral water)
  • Stationary items
  • Two 50” plasma screens
  • Two large drop-down screens and data projectors
  • Air purification system which boosts oxygen levels
  • Colour therapy lighting are all aimed at maximising delegate’s attention and productivity
  • Fresh menu options
  • Innovative lunch packages
  • Natural daylight

 Food And Drink

  • Professional Kitchen
  • Halal Catering
  • Kosher Catering


  • Licensed until 1am


  • 80 Boardroom
  • 96 Cabaret
  • 90 Classroom
  • 150 Dining
  • 120 Dinner Dance
  • 200 Reception


  • Art Exhibitions
  • Pop-Ups
  • Promoters
  • Ticketed events
  • Own Music/ DJ Equipment
  • 21st Birthday Parties
  • Weddings
  • Events with Alcohol


  • 246m2 (2652ft2)
  • Ceiling height 3.0m (10ft)
  • Disabled Access
  • Outside Space
  • Storage Space
  • 62 Rooms
  • 62 Parking Spaces
  • 16 Skipper Street
  • Antrim
  • BT12DZ

More about 

The Merchant Hotel is the only AA 5-Red Star hotel. The grandeur of the orginal Grade- A listed Building, orginally the Ulster Bank Headquarters, is complemented by an elegant Art Deco inspired wing with a multitude of exciting amenities. We offer an excellent selection of beautiful, superbly equipped rooms to provide the perfect space for your meeting/event. The dedicated Meetings and Events space features 6 meeting rooms and 1 versatile events space with break out area and bar. Your professional event coordinator and dedicated host on the day will ensure that your event exceeds expectations.

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