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Merlot House

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619 King St., Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario LOS 1J0, Canada
Merlot House
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Toronto, Canada
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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We booked Merlot at the last minute for a niagara-on-the lake getaway, and it turned out to be a lovely place to stay. A gorgeous house with interesting decor (chickens, robert bateman, and amazing japanese pieces, just to name a few). Shirley and Mike are incredibly gracious hosts; a pleasure to chat with about NOTL and the world at large.... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Merlot House is one of the finest B&Bs in the area. It has reasonable rates, very comfortable king size beds and comfort throughout. The gracious kind well travelled hosts Mike and Shirley, serve some of the best breakfasts with pride and joy. Fresh baked scones; local fruits; and even Mike's own specially made bacon. Outstanding! Shirley always leaves a little... More 

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Montreal, Canada
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first visit to both NOTL and Merlot House - we were celebrating our 30th Wedding Anniversary - was truly a memorable stay. Mike & Shirley are both charming and the "Breakfasts" are first class!!! Location is ideal for dinners in town about a 10 minute walk and vineyards are not far by car. Thanks Mike & Shirley... More 

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Merlothouse, Owner at Merlot House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for staying with us and taking the time to post a great review on Trip Advisor. We were very pleased your first stay at a B&B was an enjoyable experience. We hope to see you again in the future. Your hosts Mike and Shirley More 

Toronto, Canada
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12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On our first visit to Merlot House, but not Niagara, we were very happy with our room, the house itself, our host and hostess and most enjoyable breakfasts. It was an ideal base for our Shaw Festival visit

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Merlothouse, Owner at Merlot House, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and taking the time to write a great review on Trip Advisor. We hope to see you again the next time you visit Niagara on the Lake. Your hosts Mike and Shirley More 

Santa Cruz
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19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The B &B is located about 6 blocks from main street. This was perfect for us, quiet and away from the crowds but close enough to walk and get some exercise. Our room is outstanding. The sheets are high threadcount and our King size bed gave us a great nights sleep. We never heard a noise in our bedroom, even... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fourth visit. Wouldn't stay anywhere else in NOTL. Proprietors are welcoming, kind, accommodating and attentive. Breakfasts are outstanding. Rooms are lush, lovely and spotless. Location is close enough to walk to town centre, yet far enough to be out of the crowds and noise. Already planning and looking forward to our next stay.

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Merlothouse, Owner at Merlot House, responded to this review

Hello Janet and Chuck Thank you very much for staying with us again and taking the time to write a great review. Hope you had a safe and pleasant journey home, and we hope to see you again when NOTL is not so busy. Cheers Mike and Shirley More 

Conestogo, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

This is a wonderful B&B. Shirley and Mike are welcoming, friendly and very professional. We had a special requirement for a 5am breakfast one morning and they accommodated us with a smile. We even had breakfast in a smaller quite area to make sure the rest of the guests would not be disturbed. Shirley and Mike put their guests needs... More 

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Merlothouse, Owner at Merlot House, responded to this review

Hello Hope your trip home was enjoyable and you are recovering from the marathon. We appreciate you taking the time to write a great review and hope to see you again in the near future. Your hosts Mike and Shirley More 

Victoria Harbour, Ontario, Canada
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14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

The Merlot House was a highlight on our trip to NOTL. We were most impressed with the beautiful gardens provided for our enjoyment by Shirley and the superb breakfasts prepared by Michael. They were most helpful as tour directors and set up a dinner reservation for us on our first night which suited us perfectly. Their home was most relaxing... More 

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Merlothouse, Owner at Merlot House, responded to this review

Hello Thank you for taking the time to write a great review. You were great guests and we enjoyed your company. Please come back and see us again. Your hosts Mike and Shirley More 

Cambridge, Ontario, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Our stay at Merlot House B&B have exceeded all expectations. Having never stayed at a B&B before, Mike and Shirley have set the bar very high. From the small details inside the room found daily, to the gourmet breakfast every morning, this felt like home in every way! We will certainly be returning to Merlot House, and recommend this be... More 

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Merlothouse, Owner at Merlot House, responded to this review

Hello Thank you for taking the time to write a great review for Merlot House. We are very pleased that your first B&B experience was a pleasant one and you will return for another visit. Your hosts Mike and Shirley More 

Kitchener, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

We enjoyed a lovely weekend getaway at the very charming Merlot House B&B. Our room was immaculate and had a beautiful view over the front gardens. Shirley provides many gracious touches such as fresh flowers and grapes in our room and afternoon cookie treats. Breakfast was served on a beautifully set table in the dining room. One morning we enjoyed... More 

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Merlothouse, Owner at Merlot House, responded to this review

Hello Kathryn and Bob Just wanted to thank you for being great guests and the wonderful review you posted on Trip Advisor. Its great when someone notices some of the little things we do to make your stay more enjoyable. Hope to see you again in the near future. Cheers Mike and Shirley More 

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