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Merlin Grand Hotel
Merlin Grand Hotel
Merlin Grand Hotel
Merlin Grand Hotel
Merlin Grand Hotel
Merlin Grand Hotel
Merlin Grand Hotel

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6.8

Good

147 reviews

147 reviews

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7

Very good

Location rating score

Very good location - Inside city center
Popular neighborhood
Exceptional for walking
Parking
FREE
Walkable places
Seven eleven

320 m

Post Laserdisc

340 m

Our Lady of Lourdes Church

340 m

Odean Shopping Mall

430 m

TAT Office

430 m

Popular landmarks
Kim Yong Market

760 m

Asean Night Bazaar Hatyai

1.4 km

Magic Eye 3D Museum

1.5 km

Wat Hat Yai Nai

2.2 km

Hat Yai Municipal Park

2.2 km

Closest landmarks
West Side Saloon

240 m

watsons

410 m

Thaksin Animal Hospital

420 m

Corazon Pub & Restaurant

430 m

Chatpawait

450 m

Merlin Grand Hotel

2 Chaiyakulutit 1 Road, Hat Yai Market Area, Hat Yai, Thailand, 90110 - See map

The car parking and the Wi-Fi are always free, so you can stay in touch and come and go as you please. Strategically situated in Hat Yai Market Area, allowing you access and proximity to local attractions and sights. Don't leave before paying a visit to the famous Kim Yong Market. This 3-star property features restaurant to make your stay more indulgent and memorable.

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Highlights

Located in heart of Hat Yai

Front desk [24-hour]

710 meters to public transportation

Inside city center

380 meters to Our Lady of Lourdes Church

Facilities

Front desk [24-hour]

Car park

Complimentary WIFi in all rooms

Luggage storage

Bar

Laundry service

Restaurants

Room service

Your dates are popular among travelersUsers are booking a place in Hat Yai every 6 minutes on Agoda.com
Value for money7.0
Location rating7.0
Nearest airportHat Yai International Airport (HDY) - Thailand
Distance to airport11.6 km

Rooms available at Merlin Grand Hotel

Standard Double / Twin Room
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  • Room size: 24 m²/258 ft²
  • City view
  • 2 single beds or 1 double b...
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Family Suite - 3 Adults
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  • Room size: 20 m²/215 ft²
  • City view
  • 1 double bed
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Royal Suite
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  • Room size: 25 m²/269 ft²
  • City view
  • 2 double beds
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Deluxe Triple Room
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  • Room size: 28 m²/301 ft²
  • Non-smoking
  • 1 single bed or 1 queen bed
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Family Suite with Balcony
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  • Room size: 45 m²/484 ft²
  • Shower
  • 2 double beds
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Family Suite
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  • Room size: 48 m²/517 ft²
  • Shower
  • 1 queen bed and 1 single be...
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Deluxe Double Room
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  • Room size: 30 m²/323 ft²
  • Shower
  • 1 queen bed
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Deluxe Twin Room
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  • Room size: 30 m²/323 ft²
  • Shower
  • 2 single beds
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Royal Suite(2 Double Beds)
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  • Room size: 40 m²/431 ft²
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Family Suite(1 Double Bed and 1 Twin Bed)
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  • Room size: 40 m²/431 ft²
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Frequently asked questions

Does Merlin Grand Hotel have a hot tub?

Merlin Grand Hotel does not have a hot tub.

What time is check-in and check-out at Merlin Grand Hotel?

Check-in is from 07:00 AM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM. You may request early check-in or late check-out during booking, subject to availability. Guests checking in or out before or after the designated periods may be charged an additional fee. The hotel offers luggage storage to guests for before check-in and after check-out. The front desk is always open, day or night.

How do I get to Merlin Grand Hotel?

For those who wish to drive their own cars, Merlin Grand Hotel has a car park right on site for maximum convenience. Parking is free for guests. Self-parking is conveniently available at the hotel.

Is breakfast offered at Merlin Grand Hotel?

Adults can enjoy breakfast offered with an additional charge of 200 THB if not included in the room rate. You may save on breakfast costs with Agoda by booking a room with breakfast, which is often included for less than buying it at the hotel.

What are my dining options at Merlin Grand Hotel?

Merlin Grand Hotel features an on-site restaurant for your dining convenience.

What is the smoking policy at Merlin Grand Hotel?

Merlin Grand Hotel does not permit smoking in any of its rooms, but allows smoking in designated areas.

What is the closest train, metro, or bus station to Merlin Grand Hotel?

The closest train, metro, or bus station to Merlin Grand Hotel is Hat Yai Bus Station, 1.2 km away.

What restaurants are nearby Merlin Grand Hotel?

Restaurants including Chokdee Dim Sum, Kai Tod Decha and Decha Fried Chicken are popular in Merlin Grand Hotel’s neighborhood which is known as Hat Yai Market Area.

What popular shopping places are close to Merlin Grand Hotel?

Shopping options in Merlin Grand Hotel’s Hat Yai Market Area neighborhood include Asean Night Bazaar Hatyai, Central Festival Hat Yai and Diana Complex Shopping Center.

What are popular attractions near Merlin Grand Hotel?

Merlin Grand Hotel’s location in the Hat Yai Market Area neighborhood makes it close to famous attractions including Magic Eye 3D Museum and Our Lady of Lourdes Church.

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What people love about Merlin Grand Hotel

  • 10

    Exceptional
    Cleanliness

    "Good and clean"

    Luckeshwaran

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    June 22, 2022

  • 7.6

    Very good

    "Good place"

    Komathy

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    April 19, 2019

  • 7.2

    Very good
    Cleanliness

    "The room was clean and comfortable and, for what we paid, offered fair value for money."

    Julian

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    February 12, 2019

Overall rating:

6.8

Good
147 reviews
Cleanliness
6.7
Facilities
6.5
Location
7.0
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What travelers say they love:
Nice hotel n suite for family.
fikri from Malaysia
Family with young children
More about Merlin Grand Hotel

More about Merlin Grand Hotel

Merlin Grand Hotel

You'll love the exceptional convenience during your stay at Merlin Grand Hotel, located right in the heart of the city center, with an easy access to everything in Hat Yai. With its ideal location just 750 m from Kim Yong Market, Merlin Grand Hotel gives you easy and fast options for shopping, food, or basic needs without too much travel time.
The superior services and facilities offered at Merlin Grand Hotel will make for a memorable stay. Stay connected throughout your stay with free internet access provided. Parking is provided free of charge for guests. You'll have no problem planning out your days and transportation needs with front desk services including concierge service and luggage storage.
Wear your favorite outfits again and again thanks to the laundry service offered at Merlin Grand Hotel. In-room conveniences such as room service and daily housekeeping will make staying in a great choice. The hotel is entirely non-smoking. Smoking may only take place in restricted designated areas.
Guests are guaranteed a comfortable stay while at Merlin Grand Hotel. To enhance your stay, some rooms at the hotel come with air conditioning. The hotel's in-room entertainment is second to none, with television and cable TV provided to guests in select rooms. You may be assured to know that a refrigerator and bottled water are available in some select rooms.
You can stay fresh and clean with toiletries and towels provided in some of the guest bathrooms.


Dining and things to do

Throughout your stay, choose from a variety of delicious dining options at the hotel. Once there, be sure to check out karaoke rooms and bar for some in-house nighttime fun.
Never let a day go wasted when you're at Merlin Grand Hotel with all the activities and facilities provided. No need to go anywhere after dinner -- play with friends or family at the shared lounge and TV area.


Around the property

While in Hat Yai, take some time to venture outside of Merlin Grand Hotel. Learn about the city's art history with a day at Magic Eye 3D Museum located 1.5 km away, where you can see collections by famous artists. You're sure to want to visit Phra Maha Chedi Tripob Trimongkol located 4.6 km away, among the most sought-after photographs for anyone visiting Hat Yai.


Reasons to stay here

Spend less here on rooms than you would at 89% of other accommodations in the city.

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Amenities and facilities
Good
Facilities

6.5

Most talked about facilities

Breakfast

6 mentions

Internet

5 mentions

Food & Dining

3 mentions

Housekeeping

3 mentions

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Malay
  • Thai

Internet access

  • Complimentary WIFi in all rooms
  • Internet services
  • Wi-Fi in public areas

Things to do, ways to relax

  • Karaoke

Cleanliness and safety

  • Physical distancing of at least 1 meter
  • Safe dining setup

Dining, drinking, and snacking

  • Bar
  • Restaurants
  • Room service

Services and conveniences

  • Air conditioning in public area
  • Concierge
  • Convenience store
  • Daily cleaning
  • Elevator
  • Invoice provided
  • Laundry service
  • Luggage storage
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Smoke-free property
  • Smoking area

For the kids

  • Family room

Access

  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Front desk [24-hour]
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Pets allowed
  • Safety/security feature
  • Security [24-hour]
  • Smoke alarms

Getting around

  • Car park [free of charge]
  • Car park [nearby]
  • Car park [on-site]

Available in all rooms

  • A/C
  • Complimentary drinking water
  • Non-smoking
  • Shower
  • TV
Food and dining
Breakfast options
  • Asian
Restaurants on site

Restaurant

  • Menu: Buffet
Location
2 Chaiyakulutit 1 Road, Hat Yai Market Area, Hat Yai, Thailand, 90110
Very good
Location

7

Airports

  • Hat Yai International Airport (HDY) - Thailand
    11.6 km 28 min drive
  • Sultan Abdul Halim Airport (AOR) - Malaysia
    90.1 km

Public transportation

  • Hat Yai Railway Station
    760 m
  • Hat Yai Bus Station
    1.3 km

Hospital or clinic

  • watsons
    410 m

Shopping

  • Kim Yong Market
    760 m

Convenience store

  • 7 Eleven
    190 m

Cash withdrawal

  • ATM
    40 m
What's nearby

Popular landmarks

  • Our Lady of Lourdes Church
    340 m
  • Santisuk Market
    580 m
  • Kim Yong Market
    760 m
  • Asean Night Bazaar Hatyai
    1.4 km
  • Magic Eye 3D Museum
    1.5 km
  • Wat Hat Yai Nai
    2.2 km
  • Hat Yai Municipal Park
    2.2 km
  • Phra Maha Chedi Tripob Trimongkol
    4.6 km
  • Namtok Ton Nga Chang
    27.1 km

Nearby landmarks

  • West Side Saloon
    240 m
  • Seven eleven
    320 m
  • Post Laserdisc
    340 m
  • Our Lady of Lourdes Church
    340 m
  • watsons
    410 m
  • Thaksin Animal Hospital
    420 m
  • Corazon Pub & Restaurant
    430 m
  • Odean Shopping Mall
    430 m
  • TAT Office
    430 m
  • Chatpawait
    450 m
Distances shown are straight-line distances on the map. Actual travel distances may vary.
Property policies
Children and extra beds

Extra beds vary by room. Please check each room's capacity for details.

All children are welcome.

Infant 0-3 year(s)
Stay for free if using existing bedding.
Baby cot/crib may be requested directly from the property.
Children 4-6 year(s)
Stay for free if using existing bedding.
If you need an extra bed, it will incur an additional charge.
Guests 7 years and older are considered as adults
Must use an extra bed which will incur an additional charge.
Others
  • When booking 6 or more rooms, special policies may apply.
Some helpful facts

Check-in/Check-out

  • Check-in from07:00
  • Check-in until18:00
  • Check-out from06:00
  • Check-out until12:00

Extras

  • Breakfast charge (unless included in room price)200 THB

The property

  • Number of restaurants1
  • Number of rooms 109
  • Room voltage220

Parking

  • Daily parking fee0 THB

Reviews of Merlin Grand Hotel from real guests

Provided by verified guests of Agoda
Cleanliness6.7
Facilities6.5
Location7.0
Room comfort and quality6.0
Service7.4
Value for money7.0
High score for Hat Yai
Rating
9+ Exceptional (8)
8-9 Excellent (9)
7-8 Very Good (24)
6-7 Good (11)
<6 Below Expectation (29)
Time of the year
Mar - May (8)
Jun - Aug (17)
Sep - Nov (15)
Dec - Feb (41)
All guests (136)
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8.4
Excellent
Siti from Malaysia
Group
Standard Double / Twin Room
Stayed 1 night in December 2018

Great location”

The hotel location is excellent. Within walking distances to halal foods (even the famous Nasi Ayam “Khai Thot Decha”), bus hub (Chee Uthit Road), Kim Yong market, and Lee Garden Night Market. 7-Eleven is closed too. Unfortunately our room 424 is so smelly..really bad smelly like a bangkai in there. We don’t like the shower, and the flush also not flushing well. The tub is broken we can see a hole. The bed is old, we can feel the springs. However our friend’s room 423 is better. No smelly. These all however considered worth the price we paid as we spent more time outside. The staffs also really friendly and speak Malay. Easy to check in and out. Highly recommended but please check the room 424.

Reviewed January 01, 2019

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7.2
Very good
Julian from United Kingdom
Couple
Standard Double / Twin Room
Stayed 1 night in February 2019

Very good”

The Merlin is a walkable distance from the station if you are fit, (maybe twenty+ minutes if you can read a map) but you won’t want to do it with luggage on a hot day. The hotel itself is quite large, but a little old, down a quiet soi just over the river but still functions OK and is spacious. The staff are very friendly and try to be helpful, though they don’t speak a lot of English. They don’t take a cash deposit on checking in but do ask to retain passports, which might not be convenient if you need your passport for something like buying train tickets. There are no room safes, which is probably the only real downside. The room was clean and comfortable and, for what we paid, offered fair value for money. There is a lift. Breakfast was OK. There is a choice from a small set menu.

Reviewed February 12, 2019

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7.2
Very good
Armie from Philippines
Couple
Standard Double / Twin Room
Stayed 1 night in June 2016

Vacation 2016 in Thailand”

It is so good to experience in other places and hotel like merlin grand hotel with good accomodation and service with polite and friendly staff.

Reviewed June 19, 2016

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10.0
Exceptional
norwati from Singapore
Family with young children
Standard Double / Twin Room
Stayed 8 nights in December 2018

Reasonable price and excellent service”

The hotel served halal breakfast. Wish it has more varieties. Our rom has no kettle so we rented it for 200bth. Soap and shampoo provided Staff are always smiling, friendly and helpful. Most of them can speak Malay. 5mins walking distance to Lee Garden Plaza and halal fried chicken stall(forgot the name). Two 7-11 stores in next building. Plentiful of food massage shop nearby hotel. Our 9 days stay at the hotel was pleasant and enjoyable. Thank you so much to the staff.

Reviewed January 03, 2019

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6.0
Aries from Indonesia
Family with teens
Royal Suite
Stayed 2 nights in June 2015

3 Star Hotel in THe City of Hatyai”

Value of Money, Clean Room and Just Beside the new Shopping Mall (Center Point)

We had a pleasant stay at Merlin Grand Hotel - Hatyai. It is in the center of Hatyai city, and of course nearby shopping center. Easy to find food, and it is value of money.

Reviewed June 16, 2015

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8.7
Excellent
Seng from Malaysia
Business traveler
Family Suite - 3 Adults
Stayed 2 nights in December 2015

Above average”

Clean, tidy and comfort

Good but only provide 1 room key, and the price book through agoda was more expensive than walk in price

Reviewed December 07, 2015

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10.0
Exceptional
Nur from Malaysia
Family with young children
Stayed 1 night in January 2019

Good hospitality”

The staff very polite and helpful. They make us feels like family. Good food for breakfast, the recommended best places for visit. The room is clean and comfortable. Will go again.

Reviewed January 21, 2019

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8.0
Excellent
ZAKARIA from Malaysia
Group
Standard Double / Twin Room
Stayed 1 night in November 2018

worthwhile to stay... ”

worth all your money if you book a room here... clean and spacious room, bath tub in the bathroom, good bedding, halal restaurant/cafe, halal breakfast included, walking distance to Lee Garden Plaza. coffee making only in deluxe room, dim lighting and funny location for the light switches

Reviewed November 22, 2018

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8.7
Excellent
HENG from Malaysia
Business traveler
Stayed 1 night in December 2013

ok , value for money”

easy , walk to town around 5 min , staff friendly

actually we cycle there , so just stop a night . staff help us put our bicycle inside store room , thanks a lot . they take a good care of our bicycle ..

Reviewed June 11, 2014

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8.4
Excellent
fikri from Malaysia
Family with young children
Stayed 2 nights in August 2018

very good stay”

nice hotel n suite for family. just hard to park car during my vacation

Reviewed September 03, 2018

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7.6
Very good
ZAKARIA from Malaysia
Group
Stayed 1 night in November 2018

value for your money ”

worth every cent you paid for the hotel. good halal breakfast included. spacious room

Reviewed November 19, 2018

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6.3
Good
Jason from United States
Couple
Standard Double / Twin Room
Stayed 1 night in January 2015

Big empty aging outdated hotel”

Location and that's it

Very basic stay. Totally empty of guests when I was there for two nights. Decent location and directly across from New Lady Fishbowl Massage. Hotel receptionists appeared completely clueless about Agoda. Rooms had decent wifi. Shower facilities are quite outdated and no pressure. Bed was comfy.

Reviewed February 07, 2015

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6.8
Good
Yeap from Malaysia
Family with teens
Stayed 1 night in December 2016

Easy to get food arround..many restaurant and other outlet in walking distance..”

A bit noisy as many pubs and bars beside..no good with small children travellers. If you are driving sometime difficult to get car parking from hotel. The parking space for hotel guests are limited and narrow too.

Reviewed December 22, 2016

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9.2
Exceptional
Rizma from Malaysia
Family with young children
Stayed 1 night in December 2018

Halal breakfast served, a bit far from hatyai center but easy to find parking. ”

Reception staff can speak malay, easy to communicate. But the single bed is quite small and matress not comfort enough. Overall, value for money

Reviewed December 13, 2018

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8.0
Excellent
Siew from Malaysia
Family with teens
Standard Double / Twin Room
Stayed 1 night in July 2016

Nice stay”

Near to famous lucky dim sum, kan eng restaurant, vegetarian restaurant and not far away from Lee Garden. Cleanliness is good at room but just need to provide hair dryer. Wifi speed is good too. Value for money.

Reviewed July 12, 2016

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6.7
Good
Jason from United States
Couple
Standard Double / Twin Room
Stayed 1 night in January 2015

Nice quiet stay”

Location

Basically a quiet and depressing hotel as it was quite empty and all rooms are a bit outdated. Bed is comfy though. Though the bathroom facilities are quite outdated.

Reviewed February 07, 2015

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10.0
Exceptional
Razali from Malaysia
Couple
Stayed 2 nights in November 2018

value for money”

spacious room bath tub is a bonus cleanliness privacy

Reviewed November 06, 2018

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8.0
Excellent
ZI from Malaysia
Couple
Standard Double / Twin Room
Stayed 2 nights in November 2018

Good”

the staff very friendly. but the room air cond not function well... until midnight then the air cond not cold ad, and freeze. Overall is ok.

Reviewed December 04, 2018

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7.6
Very good
Azwan from Singapore
Solo traveler
Stayed 1 night in January 2019

Nice cosy hotel”

A hairdryer would be nice. Other than that, quite a comfortable budget hotel!

Reviewed February 03, 2019

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6.7
Good
Jia from Malaysia
Group
Stayed 2 nights in February 2014

Pleasant Stay.”

Reasonable Price,Clean Room,Easy Accessible

Overall it's a pleasant stay,easy access.The only problem they need to improve is receptionist English language.Bed is hard,water pressure not strong enough.It's about 10-15min walk to Lee Garden area.

Reviewed February 09, 2014

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