Today we will continue our visit to Seymour Hotel Group (for the history of the group please see our Hotel Sketches – The Pomme d’Or from 18th May 2012) to discover another of their lovely hotels – The Merton.
Situated on Belvedere Hill in St.Saviours, in proximity to Howard Davies Park and just a short walk from the town centre, The Merton offers an unbeatable range of facilities from a comfortable accommodation, to the Aquadome, to a choice of six restaurants, cafes and bars to suit all tastes.
The Merton provides a range of accommodation in double, twin or triple-bedded tastefully decorated rooms, however the hotel is mostly famous for its outstanding wide choice of family accommodation which makes the Merton a perfect place for family holidays.
Some of the Merton’s double and twin bedrooms have an extra child bed to accommodate a child (11 years and under), then there is a number of family rooms with a double bed or twin beds for adults and a bunk bed; these bedrooms can accommodate 2 adults and 2 children (11 years and under). If however you are looking for the ultimate comfort and space on your family holidays, you can reserve one of the family suites consisting of two separate rooms: one with a double bed for adults and one with either two twin beds which can accommodate children of any age or a bunk bed for children aged 11 years and under.
All bedrooms are equipped with a bath and shower, satelite television, direct dial telephone, hairdryer, iron, ironing board, tea & coffee tray and a baby-listening service. The family suites have the added convenience of a small fridge and both rooms have their own television.
No other hotel in Jersey has a leisure facility to compare with the Aquadome, the Merton’s exclusive pool and fitness centre. Inside, under the dome, it’s a subtropical 27˚C with an exciting water slide, lazy river, cascade fountains and spa pools. Outside there’s another pool together with the Flowrider surfing wave (chargable facility, £8.50 for a one day pass, multiple day passes are also available). All the area is supervised by fully qualified lifeguards.
If like to spend your holiday in an active way, there is also a well equipped fitness centre where the Merton’s qualified team will put togeter an exercice programme to help you achieve your goals during your stay. There’s also a sauna and steam room, tennis court, gardens and play areas and for the family fun and amusement – the games zone.
Restaurants & Bars
The Belvedere Restaurant is the Merton Hotel’s main restaurant offering top quality buffets for breakfast, dinner and Sunday lunch. For breakfast you can choose from fresh pastries and croissants or indulge yourself in a full English breakfast. For dinner a fabulous three course buffet is served with a wide choice of dishes, including a special healthy selection for children.
Adjacent to Belvedere there is a supervised creche for small children. The restaurant also provides early dining for children and families.
Bonetti’s Restaurant offers Italian inspired cuisine with a wide choice of dishes including the Merton’s famous seasonal lobster salad. At Bonetti’s you can enjoy your evening meal in the light and airy atrium or on the terrace enjoying the view of the beautiful Merton’s gardens.
Jersey Joe’s Diner is an American style diner starring a pink Cadillac! With its mouth watering burgers, salads, ice-cream sundaes, jumbo size hotdogs and milkshakes Jersey’s Joe is appealing to both adults and children alike.
Cascades Café Bar is located in the Aquadome to provide you with all the treats you need throughout the day. It is open 7 days a week from morning to early evening.
The Commentary Box Sports Bar is the hotel’s pub open from 6pm until late – ideal place for a pre or after drink and the place to catch those big sporting events!
The Star Room. When it comes to entertainment, The Star Room continues to offer amongst the best on the Island with live music and varied programme between Whitsun and September.
The Merton is a resort hotel that really has it all – including a large car park! Its succes is built on its appeal to all ages, wheather travelling as a family, a couple or alone!
To book the Merton (accommodation only or travel inclusive package), please visit our Merton Hotel page.