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Powell, Ohio, United States
Reviewed 8 September 2014

We spent two nights at the Merlot House and were incredibly pleased with our stay. Mike and Shirley are the consummate hosts! The Merlot Room in which we stayed was clean, comfortable and very inviting. The same can be said for the Chardonnay Room in which our in-laws stayed. Breakfast on both days was delicious and the presentation incredible! What...

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Merlothouse, Owner at Merlot House, responded to this review

Hello Brenda Thank you for taking the time to write a great review on Trip Advisor. We enjoyed having you at Merlot House and hope your time in Niagara on the Lake was enjoyable. Fall is in the air and the season is starting to wind down. Hope to see you again. Cheers Mike and Shirley

warren,pa
Reviewed 1 September 2014

Mike and Shirley manage to combine a professionally run business with a relaxed elegance that makes a stay at Merlot House a unique pleasure. The artistic additions from their many travels enhance the feeling of staying in their home rather than a sterile over hyped expensive hotel . Gourmet breakfasts were served in a beautifully appointed breakfast room. Lovely deck...

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Merlothouse, Owner at Merlot House, responded to this review

Hello Van and Kathy Hope you had a pleasant and safe trip back to Pa. We enjoyed having you stay at Merlot House, and thank you for taking the time to write a great review on Trip Advisor. Hope you have a chance to visit Niagara on the Lake in the near future. Cheers Mike and Shirley

North Wales, PA
Reviewed 29 August 2014 via mobile

We have stayed multiple times at the Merlot House and will not stay anywhere else when we come to Niagara on the Lake. The amenities are comfortable and beautiful. The food is so beautiful, we take pictures of it to remember from year to year, and is varied, delicious and ample in amount. Mike and Shirley could not be more...

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Merlothouse, Owner at Merlot House, responded to this review

Hello Jim and Pam Just wanted to thank both of you for being wonderful guests. Your comments and kind words are much appreciated. We look forward to your return visit next year and may see you earlier later this year. Cheers Mike and Shirley

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 19 August 2014

Mike and Shirley are the best. Our stay exceeded expectations in every way - the breakfasts were incredible and the rooms were beautiful and very clean. Our hosts were very thoughtful, even going so far as to buy pastries from a local bakery with a happy birthday message for my wife (it was her 30th birthday). When they cleaned our...

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Merlothouse, Owner at Merlot House, responded to this review

Hello Robert and Karen-Anne Thank you very much for taking the time to write a great review on Trip Advisor. We try hard to provide an excellent experience for our guests and your comments are greatly appreciated. Shirley and I hope to see you at Merlot House in the future. Best regards Mike and Shirley

Saint Clair Shores, Michigan
Reviewed 11 August 2014

Just stayed two nights in the twin room--cant say enough about this beautiful home and the owners, Mike and Shirley. There are only 3 rooms, one king, one queen and the twin each with own bath. Everything from linens to the furnishings very high-end though price was considerably more reasonable than Hilton outside of town. HIghly recommend and will definitely...

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Merlothouse, Owner at Merlot House, responded to this review

Hello Georgia Thank you so much for the great review and kind works. Its appreciated. Hope you had an enjoyable trip back to Michigan and we hope to see you again in Niagara on the Lake. Cheers Your hosts Mike and Shirley

Candiac, Canada
Reviewed 27 July 2014

My husband and I didn't know what to expect when we booked a suite at Merlot House. It was a wonderful experience. High quality in everything: the food, the cleanliness, the quietness, the hosts that were simply awesome. Thank you so much for the memorable experience at the Merlot House!!

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 21 July 2014

My husband & I recently enjoyed a 2-night stay at Merlot House, in the capable hands of its owners & hosts, in their beautifully appointed B&B. They are very easy to get to know and we immediately fell into conversation whenever our paths crossed throughout the stay. Michael & Shirley are very friendly, sociable people. The home has many features...

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Merlothouse, Owner at Merlot House, responded to this review

Hello Lorraine and Michael Thank you very much for taking the time to write a great review on Trip Advisor. Your kind words and comments are appreciated and we look forward to your return. We hope Michael's back has improved. Cheers Mike and Shirley

Rochester, New York
Reviewed 6 July 2014

This was our first stay at the Merlot House and I am so glad my husband and I choose to stay here. What a fabulous B&B! Our hosts were gracious, friendly, and professional. The home looks like it's been professionally decorated with a blend of antiques and a nod to New England. And that is just the start! Our room...

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Merlothouse, Owner at Merlot House, responded to this review

Hello Geoff and Karen Thank you for taking the time to write your great review. We appreciate your kind comments. You were great guests and we look forward to your return. Hope the Peace Bridge was not too busy. Cheers Mike and Shirley

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 4 July 2014

Shirley and Mike have created a place that attracts like-minded people. We may have been extra-lucky, but we were delighted to share the breakfast table with theatre- and wine-afficianados from Cleveland and Rochester. That meant the conversation was lively and intelligent (and extended to late night, post-theatre get-togethers!). Breakfast on both days was just terrific - delicious and filling. We...

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Hello Andrew Thank you for taking the time to write a great review of Merlot House. You and Paul were great guests and we look forward to your return. Hopefully we will have other guests you enjoy sharing breakfast together. Cheers Mike and Shirley

Royal Oak, Michigan, United States
Reviewed 17 June 2014

My husband and I spend memorial weekend at Merlot House and highly recommend it. The owners are kind and hospitable. The rooms are lovely and each have their own en suite. I am a vegan and they were able to adjust my breakfast accordingly. The hosts were also extremely helpful with wineries and restaurant ideas. They really know the area....

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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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
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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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