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Free Wifi
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Breakfast included
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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...
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619 King St., Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario LOS 1J0, Canada
19.4 km to Niagara Falls Intl Airport
73 restaurants are within a 2 km radius
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All reviewsshirley and mikeginger sconesoatmeal pancakesgracious hostsshaw festivalworld travelsmy husband and ioffered suggestionsdouble jacuzzi tubenjoyed the companyb bslargest roomfresh fruitculinary experiencequiet neighborhoodlovely gardenlovely home
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I think this is my fifth stay at Merlot House. I obviously enjoy going there since I keep going back. Shirley and Michael are perfect hosts, giving us local cherries upon our arrival, offering suggestions for the area, and allowing us to store our wine...More

Thank JMJ-Ottawa
Response from Merlothouse, Owner at Merlot HouseResponded 4 days ago

Hello Jackie Thanks for taking the time to post a great tripadvisor review. Your detailed comments will certainly help other people who are looking for a place to stay in Niagara on the Lake. Hope you had a pleasant journey home and your friends were...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I celebrated our 33rd wedding anniversary at Niagara on the Lake and The Merlot House was the perfect place to unwind after a full day of activities. Mike and Shirley are the BEST hosts - gracious, accomodating and the best chef! Breakfast...More

Thank Linda L
Response from Merlothouse, Owner at Merlot HouseResponded 5 days ago

Hello Linda and Mark We enjoyed having you stay with us and we appreciate your review and kind comments. Hope you had a pleasant and safe jouney back to Pittsburg and you will visit agin in the future. Cheers Mike and Shirley.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our stay at The Merlot House, Shirley and Michael were the best hosts, most attentive to every detail. The house is charming and beautiful ! We were greeted every morning by a phenomenal breakfast! Lovely garden, everything was just perfect. Definitely will...More

Thank Sophie A
Response from Merlothouse, Owner at Merlot HouseResponded 1 week ago

Hello Sophie and Denis Thanks for taking the time to write a great tripadvisor review and we hope you had a safe and pleasant journey back to Quebec. Please visit us again if you return to Niagara on the lake in the future. Cheers Mike...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent two nights in this lovely home with beautifully appointed décor, gourmet breakfasts, delightful garden and gracious hosts. Located in a quiet neighborhood about a mile from downtown and close to many of the wineries in the area. A wonderful find!

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Response from Merlothouse, Owner at Merlot HouseResponded 1 week ago

Hello Janet It was a pleasure having you as guests at Merlot House. Thank you for taking the time to write a great review on tripadvisor. Hope you visit us again if and when you return to Niagara on the Lake. Mike and Shirley

Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

We came to visit the Shaw Festival, and were blessed with perfect weather.....and one of the most welcoming B & B's we’ve ever stayed in. Here is a lovely home and garden, a perfect respite away from the bustle of Niagara on the Lake in...More

Thank Anthony H
Response from Merlothouse, Owner at Merlot HouseResponded 28 May 2018

Hello Anthony and Ethel-Mae We enjoyed having you at Merlot House and are very pleased you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for the great tripadvisor review and we hope you return if you visit Niagara on the Lake in the future. Cheers Mike and Shirley

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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 ...More 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. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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James A
7 June 2018|
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Response from Merlothouse | Property representative |
Hello James Sorry, we are fully booked on these days. Mike and Shirley
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"Great B&B to relax in"
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"We stayed in the Shaw King Suite but all the rooms have Shirley's special touch!"
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"Merlot room is the largest with a whirlpool tub. All rooms are beautiful, comfortable and have fireplaces."
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"The Merlot room is the largest with a separate jacuzzi tub."
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