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Wheaton, Illinois
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 6 November 2015

We stayed there for the Shaw Festival last month. Beautiful charming B&B. Our hosts, Mike and Shirley were gracious and accommodating. The beds were very comfortable and the whole B&B was clean, neat, and inviting. A real plus was Mike's breakfasts . . . . . . .different every day, served beautifully plated, absolutely delicious and more than you could... More 

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Merlothouse, Owner at Merlot House, responded to this review

Hello Thank you very much for taking the time to write a great Trip Advisor review and your kind comments. You were great guests and we hope you come back for another visit. Hope you are enjoying the great fall weather. Your hosts Mike and Shirley More 

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Reviewed 2 November 2015

This is just a fantastic place to stay when you are looking to treat yourself. It was way more than my wife or I was expecting. The rooms are elegantly appointed without being tacky. Very comfortable beds (I don't remember much after my head hit the pillow). The breakfasts were the bomb - you really don't need to bother with... More 

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Merlothouse, Owner at Merlot House, responded to this review

Hello We greatly appreciate the review on Trip Advisor and your kind comments. We enjoyed having you as are guests and hope to see you again in the near future. Enjoy the great fall weather. Your hosts Mike and Shirley More 

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1 review
Reviewed 22 October 2015

There are houses and then there are homes. The Merlot house is truly a home. Shirley and Michael do an exceptional job at making you feel right at home. You are in for a treat when you stay with them. The breakfasts are delicious and you are quite spoiled. You can't go wrong if you choose to stay at the... More 

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Merlothouse, Owner at Merlot House, responded to this review

Hello Lynn and Chris Wow, thanks for the great review. We really appreciate it. You are great guests and we enjoyed having you stay at Merlot House. Hopefully you will find the time to make a return visit. Cheers Mike and Shirley More 

Valley City, Ohio
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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 18 October 2015

This is our 5th year staying at the Merlot House B & B in NOTL, Ontario. Once again, our room was immaculate and very comfortable. There are plenty of wonderful breakfast foods each morning. Well prepared and tasty. The innkeepers, Mike and Shirley go that extra mile (kilometer) to make your stay enjoyable. They knew that my wife and I... More 

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Merlothouse, Owner at Merlot House, responded to this review

Hello Jeff and Barbara Its always a pleasure to have you as guests at Merlot House. Thank you for taking the time to write a great tripadvisor review. We really appreciate your kind words and thoughts. We look forward to your return visit next year. More 

Toronto, Canada
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 1 October 2015

A wonderful, very clean and comfortable place to stay in Niagara on the Lake. Not only that, the breakfasts are really terrific! I would stay there again in a heart beat. It is a little walk to to the main street but the streets are so lovely it is not a hardship.

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Merlothouse, Owner at Merlot House, responded to this review

Hello Thank you for staying at Merlot House and taking the time to write a great TripAdvisor review. You were great guests and we are very pleased you enjoyed your stay. Hope to see you again in the near future Cheers Mike and Shirley More 

Melbourne, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 28 September 2015 via mobile

We highly recommend Merlot House. The breakfast cooked each morning was of an excellent standard and different every morning The house is really nicely furnished with everything you need at a b&b. The hosts were extremely helpful with advice about the area and made us feel very much at home.

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Merlothouse, Owner at Merlot House, responded to this review

Hello Thank you very much for taking the time to write a great tripadvisor review. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again in the near future. Your hosts Mike and Shirley More 

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10 reviews
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Reviewed 22 September 2015

Wonderful stay. Mike and Shirley were perfect hosts. House and room was beautiful. Large, comfortable king size bed. En suite bathroom. Very close to downtown and minutes away from wineries. Very quiet at night. Beautiful garden out back. Great coffee and tea, but the best is Mikes breakfast. Be sure not to miss it! First time guest, won't be a... More 

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Merlothouse, Owner at Merlot House, responded to this review

Hello Michael and Stephanie Thanks for taking the time to write a great review of Merlot House on Trip Advisor. We appreciate you comments and are pleased you enjoyed your stay. Hopefully you will visit us again the next time you visit Niagara on the Lake. Cheers Mike and Shirley More 

Rochester, New York
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 10 September 2015

My husband and I recently made a last minute trip to Niagara-on-the-Lake to celebrate our anniversary. We were so fortunate to find a room available at the Merlot House as it was a very busy week with little hotel or B&B availability. What a stroke of luck! The owners of this lovely home are Mike and Shirley McBride and I/we... More 

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Merlothouse, Owner at Merlot House, responded to this review

Hello again Once again thank you for the excellent review you took the time to write on Tripadvisor. We really appreciate your comments and we thank you for being excellent guests. We would love to have you visit again. Your hosts Mike and Shirley More 

Marietta, Georgia
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 8 September 2015 via mobile

Mike and Shirley are excellent hosts. From the friendly greeting, to a nice chat on their patio deck, to the spot-on advice on dining and wining, to the breakfast that allowed us to forget lunch, the Merlot House is warm and inviting. Our room was comfortable and the bed allowed me a great night sleep. Mike even provided back street... More 

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Merlothouse, Owner at Merlot House, responded to this review

Hello Eric and Sharon It was great having you as guests at Merlot house and we thank you for writing a great trip advisor review. Hope you had a safe journey home back to Georgia, and are enjoying the football season. We hope to see you again in the future. Cheers Mike and Shirley More 

Wilton Manors, Florida
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15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2015

For the second time we stayed at Merlot House in Niagara on the Lake and for the second time we were overwhelmed by the hospitality, cleanliness and convenience of this charming B&B, The breakfast part is so sumptuous that it ends up being lunch as well. The hosts are warm, friendly and charming. We will back next year.

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Your hosts, Mike and Shirley McBride invite you to experience Merlot House, an up scale bed and breakfast located in historic Old Town, a short walk to Queen Street shops, restaurants, and theatres. Numerous wineries are a bike ride or short drive away. Our Georgian-style brick home offers gracious accommodation in a casually elegant atmosphere. Merlot House has all of the comforts of home, including an inviting dining room decorated with an eclectic array of antiques acquired from around the world. Guests will enjoy the romantic country atmosphere enhanced by a warm fireplace, fresh flowers, and a delicious, homemade breakfast.Adjoining the dining room is a comfortable reading room and lounge where guests can read, play games, watch TV, or just relax with friends. The attached butler’s pantry offers 24-hour self-serve coffee, tea, soft drinks and snacks. Each of our three guest suites features a fireplace, cable TV, wireless Internet and private en-suite bathrooms with whirlpool tubs. After a restful night, join us for a hearty country breakfast, which includes fresh fruit, yogurt, homemade baked goods, local preserves, egg dishes, pancakes, and waffles. With advance notice, we can accommodate any personal dietary requests. Merlot House welcomes room reservations for children over 16 years of age. The house and property are smoke-free; and sorry, we cannot accommodate pets. Merlot House is Service Excellence Certified by the Ontario Ministry of Tourism and by the Niagara-on-the-Lake Chamber of Commerce. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Merlot House

Address: 619 King St., Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario LOS 1J0, Canada
Region: Canada > Ontario > Niagara-on-the-Lake
Price Range: -$1 - -$1 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
Merlot House Niagara-On-The-Lake, Ontario
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“Merlot room is the largest with a whirlpool tub. All rooms are beautiful, comfortable and have fireplaces.”
 of 5 bubbles robyng215, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The Merlot room is the largest with a separate jacuzzi tub.”
 of 5 bubbles LoftyVictoria, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Merlot room was excellent”
 of 5 bubbles sket101, 4 Jul 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are great, the Merlot Suite is the largest with a small sitting area.”
 of 5 bubbles LAMR1964, 10 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Merlot Room is the largest. Shaw Room also has a King bed.”
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