The Merchant Baku Hotel is in a magnificent, historic building that once housed the Caspian Shipping Company. Built-in 1858, the iconic architecture of the building reflects one of the most dynamic and vital periods in the history of Azerbaijan. Located in the heart of Baku, the hotel is a snow-white liner sailing on the ocean, where you can relax, feeling like a member of a sea cruise.
The entire interior of this hotel designs in the style of "The Great Gatsby". Also, it combines a stylish modern design and many original details, including impressive murals showing old merchant ships that once sailed on the Caspian Sea. The marble floors cover traditional Azerbaijani carpets and harmoniously combine with vintage furniture. They create an elegant and, at the same time, individual atmosphere. The Merchant intends to become one of the most exclusive and popular hotels in Baku. Uncomplicated yet elegant, sophisticated, and welcoming, The Merchant will be your second home.
The Merchant Hotel has 63 luxurious rooms. All these rooms have a unique design inspired by the fantastic combination of French architectural styles "Art Deco" and "Art Nouveau". 16 rooms have the advantage of a private balcony. 9 rooms have comfortable connecting rooms that are ideal for families with children. There is also one room for guests with special requirements. For a night of peace and relaxation, book one of our specially designed rooms with no daylight. Enjoy a delightful night of restful sleep and wake up feeling refreshed and ready for a new adventure.
A SHADY CORNER IN THE HEART OF THE CITY
The long-awaited summer has come, it is getting hotter, and you want to hide from the heat of Baku on the shady and cool terrace. So, we prepared for the summer season and opened The Latitude and Longitude outdoor terrace for its visitors. Here you can enjoy amazing summer food and drinks.
A NOBLE MIX OF HOME AND RESTAURANT CUISINE
At the entrance to the hotel, you will greet our restaurant, whose historical walls will take you to the depths of centuries. Enjoy breakfast, lunch, and dinner in our restaurant, prepared by professional chefs specializing in Azerbaijani and world cuisine. The buffet breakfast is minimalistic but carefully selected. It offers a mix of homemade classics, Viennese pastries, muffins, yogurts from local farms, and regional cold cuts and cheeses worldwide. As well breakfast includes a variety of fruits, berries, and a wide range of fresh juices. Coffee and tea are served in elegant ceramic dishes that will remind each customer of the crafts and attention to detail surrounding The Merchant Baku Hotel.
THE PERFECT PLACE TO SOCIALIZE
Our professional bartenders designed The Latitude and Longitude bar's drinks program in the cocktail kitchen & ice room. The creation of each cocktail can compare with preparing a culinary recipe using various techniques, such as fermentation with aging in barrels. Our bartender is always ready to give advice and please you with a wide range of ready-made drinks. It includes classic, favorite homemade drinks.
This hotel is trendy, clean, great interior, high quality, excellent service, superb location.... Rooms are large and beautiful, nice bar, friendly staff.. there is no better location than this, all within walking distance. Only matter I think could be improved is the breakfast. Quality was good but selection quite limited/basic. [...]
Beautiful hotel on a great spot with very friendly staff. It is close to the beach and the old city. Our room was very spacious and comfortable. Bed sleeps great. Breakfast is also good. Lobby bar is not cheap but the cocktails are very nice as well. [...]
The Merchant is one of the best hotels. A superb location, beautiful decor, the most comfortable hotel bed I ever slept in and mind-blowingly good cocktails at the gorgeous bar. This boutique hotel deserves a five star rating and is miles better than many 5 star hotels which I’ve stayed in. The negronis and live entertainment were the highlight! Highly recommended! Excellent value for money and offers a fantastic vibe! [...]
We stayed at this hotel for a week and I can honestly say I have never stayed in such a glamorous, stylish and comfortable hotel before. We were made to feel welcome from the moment we checked in, the waiting and bar staff were just fantastic and chatted and joked with us at all times of day, they soon became like friends. The rooms are spacious and comfortable with very attractive bathrooms, toiletries, toothbrushes, real hairdryer and tea, coffee and water available in the rooms daily on request. Breakfast consists of a good selection of hot and cold food in the buffet area but a la carte breakfasts are also available to order. Ramazan made us laugh each morning whilst taking our drinks order, he knows all the English catchphrases and always provided a happy start to the day. By night the bar/dining area has a relaxing and sophisticated vibe and a great team of bar staff who make an incredible array of cocktails! The hotel is in the most central location in Baku, within a 2 minute walk to the old town and situated in an area of stylish shops, cafe bars and restaurants. I would definitely stay at The Merchant again. [...]
Wonderful location, friendly staff, and overall a beautiful city of Baku! Hotel is nestled in the central part of town. Easy access to everything. Inside its beautifully decorated and looks brand new. Loved it and would love to come back! Thank you [...]
All the reviews above are correct: excellent hotel in the best location, great design, helpful staff. We booked for the 3 nights but decided to stay for whole week: just didn't want to leave ☺. We stayed in room with the balcony - this gives great city vibe . [...]
Nice location in the city centre,love how it’s near to all the theatres,lovely and very comfortable! Amazing service and most importantly respectful staff . Ps:love their lounge bar! Amazing interior! [...]
The Merchant Hotel was a wonderful hotel with Design, outstanding location, and dining options. Baku is a great city with charming architecture, very safe and clean as well. I would strongly recommend Baku and The Merchant hotel. [...]
Beautiful boutique hotel. All the hotel staff were extremely friendly and helpful. Quick responses to our emails and arranged a taxi to pick us to at the airport too for a very reasonable price which was a huge relief arriving late at night. Location was perfect. Right around the corner from the entrance of old town and down the street from lots of great restaurants. Best of both worlds. We wanted to give a big thanks to Ramaran who made our mornings just delightful with his cheery attitude and great service at breakfast. Breakfast was simple but delicious. We loved our room (RM312) with a balcony. Bed was comfy, bathroom was so nice. All the high end finishes through without the price tag. Probably one of our favourite hotels we’ve stayed at. [...]
The hotel has a great location opposite the old city and shopping and dining facilities. The decor of the hotel and rooms in particular are beautiful and the hotel atmosphere is friendly and relaxed. The staff are very friendly and professional and go the extra mile to assist in any way they can. We stayed three nights and a special mention to Ramazan and Ali for their great service with a smile.at breakfast. If I ever return to Baku the Merchant will be my choice of hotel. [...]
I had a business lunch here in their gorgeous courtyard restaurant and was lucky enough to be given a tour of the hotel and rooms. The historical building has been transformed into a stunning and elegant boutique hotel, the bedrooms and bathrooms are gorgeous, and beautifully and stylishly decorated. The food and service at lunch was so good that I went back for dinner the following evening. There was a great singer as background entertainment, every table was occupied, and the food and service again were exceptional, with a lovely ambiance. I can’t wait to return to Baku just to get the chance to stay here, and to enjoy this excellent bar/restaurant again…..highly recommended and I travel frequently. [...]
I’m really like the hotel! It’s 5 stars hotel the location is great and near to everything.. the old city, the luxury brand allot of restaurants and cafes, no need to take a car if you going around as you will walk around and enjoy the day with allot of things [...]
Hotel is PRIME LOCATION. Has to entrances. One if which is right in the center between shopping and dining and cafes at your door step. Staff are very friendly and helpful. Rooms are very modern & chic. Highly recommend. Also suggest booking through their website directly for best “secret” rates. The lobby bar had amazing cocktails as well. [...]
Everything in the hotel is amazing the staff the location ( outside the hotel cafes and restaurants and shops ) i liked the decoration of the hotel ,,, I Love the hotel and of course i’ll be back to it 👌🏼❤️ [...]
The Merchant is just such a lovely and hospitable hotel. The ambiance is stunning- the bar, rooms everything. It’s walking distance to most landmarks. The rooms are very spacious, relaxing and clean. For us, the staff, especially Ramzan was just amazing. They were attentive and made our trip all the better. If were ever back in Baku, the Merchant is the only hotel we’ll pick. [...]
I highly recommend this place for anyone with good service here and I love the location, they have tasty food, very nice stuff: Ismaili, Hilal, Yashar, and Jaafar all of them are friendly and nice people in here. I will come to this hotel every time I go to Baku. Thank you guys for the best service ever 🙏👌 [...]
I recently stayed at The Merchant for 5 nights. It was my first visit to Azerbaijan and from the very moment I stepped through the front door to the hotel, I was welcomed like an old friend. The hotel is every bit as beautiful as any photographs show. It’s location is perfect. It really is right in the heart of where you need to be. You are only steps away from cafes, restaurants and shops and the old town. During my stay I walked everywhere and it was never an issue. The area has an amazing vibe and everyone is so friendly. You can easily get to Baku Boulevard, see the Flame Towers and explore the Baku old town. My bedroom was a king size with balcony and situated on the fourth floor. The balcony overlooks the street to the rear of the front entrance. Having a balcony is lovely. It has a table and chairs on it and it’s a great place to people watch. The bedroom was amazing and really huge. The facilities provided have all been well thought out and leave the traveller wanting for nothing. There is a fantastic lounge seating area in the hotel where breakfast, lunch and dinner are served. There’s also a superbly well stocked bar that conjures up the most wonderful cocktails. I think a special mention as to why this hotel is so fabulous would be because of its staff. In no time at all you feel like they are your friends. I felt welcomed every time I returned to the hotel. The front desk were always eager to assist with any queries regarding my stay but all the staff were amazing. There is also a spa facility at the hotel. I can recommend the relaxing massage. Olga was excellent. A special thank you would also have to go to Ramazan. Every morning he served me the most delicious and incredibly hearty Azeri breakfast. He always took the time to speak with me and make me laugh and smile and I really felt more than just another visitor to the hotel. As you can tell, there are no bad words about The Merchant from me, only those of praise. This is now one of my favourite hotels that I have ever stayed in and I would have no doubts whatsoever in recommending it to others. Thank you for the wonderful memories. [...]
Perfect location, amazing staff, beautiful luxurious small hotel. I cannot recommend it highly enough! We are from the UK and had never been to Azerbaijan. We stayed here for 4 nights and then moved to the 5* JW Marriott Ashberon, which was lovely, but actually we enjoyed the Merchant much more. We had a king room with balcony, which was lovely, bath robes, slippers, everything we needed. The hotel has a really cool bar with a relaxed vibe, serving food and drink, including cocktails. The staff were friendly and attentive. Choice of Azeri or English breakfast which was very good. We ate there one night and it was one of the best meals we had. If you order a gin, you only need a single, measures are huge!! The hotel is very close (2 min walk) to the gates to the very picturesque Old Town and there are loads of bars and restaurants all around, so the location is perfect to explore. Reception will get you a taxi if you need to go further, and will tell you how much it should be so you don't get ripped off. I have stayed in many hotels and this is one of my favourites. Thank you Merchant Baku!!! [...]
Merchant Baku is a gem in the heart of Baku Old district. It delighted us at every turn. The staff are amazing, the decor is beautiful, the rooms are large, comfy and brilliantly decorated. The food and drink top quality. We would come back here in a heartbeat. A big shout out to Ramadan who served us breakfast each morning. He was a charming, funny and made sure our mornings started with laughter. [...]
A wonderful gem of a hotel in the heart of Old Baku! Prime location for walking around to explore the city. Lots of shops and restaurants and people watching to be had here, with a number of landmarks within walking distance (and it’s a lovely walk!). The hotel looks charming, clean, and has lovely staff who are extremely helpful and friendly. We really enjoyed our stay and would happily stay here again! They also had good recommendations for tours into the outer city and landmarks including the petroglyphs. Our tour guide, Rizwan was amazing and we had a blast. He was extremely knowledgeable of the history of Azerbaijan and made sure we all had a good day exploring! [...]
Are you high speed lover or fan of football?
Baku is home to Formula 1 Grand Prix from 2017 and Baku City Circuit is third longest circuit in the Formula One Calendar. Baku City Circuit is lying though city enter, opening most scenic route of all times. And this all, you can experience just from your Deluxe Balcony Rooms in The Merchant Baku
Did you know, Baku is also host city for 4 EURO 2020 matches? Be ready to kick off your UEFA EURO 2020 adventure in Baku!
Baku - city of winds and place where East meets West
Do you know that, The Merchant Baku situated right in the heart of Baku the city with more than 1000 years' history? Just cross the road to experience unbelievable atmosphere of the Old City- UNESCO World Heritage and home to main city attractions as Maiden Tower, Shirvanshah Palace and many more...
Baku will surprise you with unique bond of East and West, Old City and New Contemporary Buildings, national flavors and author cuisine. Take your time to enjoy Baku, feel the vibrancy and energy, taste unique Azerbaijan cuisine and local delicacies, and just let your soul relax
To keep connected with us please login with you personal infosign in