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Clinton Township, Michigan
Reviewed 21 October 2013

This is our 3rd or 4th year returning to this B&B. Shirley and Mike are fantastic hosts, always looking to meet your needs. It's a wonderful location to attend plays at the Shaw Festival and/or the many wineries located nearby. The home is very comfortable, wireless works great!, and the breakfast's a culinary treat. We love staying in their Merlot...

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Merlothouse, Owner at Merlot House, responded to this review

Hello Carolyn and Mike It was great having you as guests again and thank you very much for the kind comments and the great Trip Advisor review. We will look forward to seeing you again next year. Cheers Mike and Shirley

Williamsville, New York
Reviewed 7 October 2013

Shirley and Mike run their B&B as they'd like to be treated while traveling: first-class comfort all the way. From the initial welcome to the outstanding breakfast fare, they are wonderful hosts who provide beautiful accommodations with generous "extras" throughout the house. The location is ideal to town and the theatres, the wineries, and local sights and both hosts are...

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Merlothouse, Owner at Merlot House, responded to this review

Hello Terri It was a pleasure having you as our guests at Merlot House. Thank you very much for your kind comments and the great review on Trip Advisor. Hope to see you again soon. Cheers Mike and Shirley

Surrey, Canada
Reviewed 25 September 2013

Just want to thank Mike and Shirley for opening their beautiful home to us for our family getaway. We travelled with our son and his fiancé to enjoy wine country, and found our home base at the Merlot house to be perfect! The attention to detail in this home is amazing with incredible Japanese antiques. Just bring your appetite for...

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Merlothouse, Owner at Merlot House, responded to this review

Hello Julie It was a pleasure having you as our guests at Merlot House. We appreciate your kind comments and the great review, and hope to see you again sometime in the future. Your hosts Mike and Shirley

Reviewed 19 September 2013

Had a wonderful stay at this B&B. the owners, Mike and Shirley, make their guests feel so at home from Mikes wonderful breakfasts to a very kind Shirley making me honey and lemon for a sore throat. The rooms are very comfortable and spacious with lovely bathrooms. Breakfast is the highlight of the day when all the guests sit round...

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Merlothouse, Owner at Merlot House, responded to this review

Hello Sheila and Kenneth We enjoyed having you as our guests and thank you very much for the kind comments and the great review. Have a pleasant journey back to Scotland. Cheers Mike and Shirley

Pointe Claire, Canada
Reviewed 17 September 2013

We had a family get together and we were lucky to have had all three rooms available. Each room was immaculately clean and the decor cozy and elegant which made our stay extremely enjoyable. Fresh flowers and little chocolates were a warm, welcome touch. The attention to detail did not end with the rooms but extended to the breakfast that...

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Merlothouse, Owner at Merlot House, responded to this review

Hello Carole It was great having your family stay with us at Merlot House. Thank you very much for the kind comments and the great review. Hope you had a pleasant journey back to Point Claire and we hope to see you again in the near future. Cheers Mike and Shirley

Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 4 September 2013

A first class experience in every way. The fine owners have attended to every detail , inside and out. A feast for the eyes. Breakfasts were second to none in product and presentation. If you want to be pampered this is the place, plus their B & B is close to everything. Here you will find that which makes for...

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Reviewed 4 September 2013

Delightful Innkeepers, Delightful rooms and Delightful breakfasts! One could not ask for more. Well, maybe the recipes. The rooms are immaculate, the towels plush and plentiful. Coffee, tea and cold drinks are always available. It is a 15 minute walk into town or a very short ride. If you like small and intimate, this is the place.

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Waterloo, Canada
Reviewed 3 September 2013

Mike and Shirley did a fantastic job hosting us over the labour day weekend. We had everything we needed and more. Breakfast was a two-course feast. Everything was so clean and spotless. They provided us with maps and vouchers for wine tastings. I can't find one thing to complain about. We stayed in the Queen room and it was perfect.

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 29 August 2013

What a wonderful place to stay while in N-O-T-L on our honeymoon. Mike and Shirley were very sweet and helpful hosts (even closing our car windows when a thunderstorm came in, with us out on a wine tour). The rooms were beautifully decorated and the bed so comfortable! The breakfasts were amazing with Shirley's ginger scones an absolute highlight! (We...

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Merlothouse, Owner at Merlot House, responded to this review

Hello Dana and Andy Thanks for choosing Merlot House to celebrate your honeymoon and your great review and kind comments. Keep us in mind for your first anniversary and best wishes for a prosperous future. Cheers Mike and Shirley

North Wales, PA
Reviewed 24 August 2013

Beautiful room, great breakfasts (in quality and in the presentation), warm and friendly hosts and also interesting guests to eat with at breakfast and one couple one late evening as well. This was our eleventh time at Niagara on the Lake and our fifth stay here, the third with Shirley and Mike. We can't imagine staying anywhere else!

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Merlothouse, Owner at Merlot House, responded to this review

Hello Jim and Pam Thanks for taking the time to write the great review and your kind comments. We look forward to your return visit next August. This time we will make sure we get together for dinner. Cheers Mike and Shirley

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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 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.”
 of 5 bubbles cpeterman2016, 1 Apr 2016 | Read review
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