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Merlot House

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Long Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Merlot hose was the perfect end to our vacation. We started in NY City then on to Niagara Falls ( our first visit there) and we were looking for somewhere quaint and a little quieter to explore the wineries in Niagara on the Lake. I came across Merlot House and was lucky enough to get their last room. We... More 

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Thank Robin S
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Hello Robin and Mike Great to hear from you and thank you for the great Tripadvisor review. Hope your drive down to the airport was uneventful and their was no wait at the border crossing. If you ever visit Niagara on the Lake we hope you will return to Merlot House. Cheers Mike and Shirley More 

London, Canada
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11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is much to see and do in Niagara on the Lake but equally important is finding a haven for your overnight stays. Shirley and Mike McBride, at Merlot House, have created a gorgeous, eclectic, extremely comfortable and welcoming home away from home. The three guest rooms are unique and beautifully decorated. Fresh flowers and vegetables from the garden accompany... More 

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Hello Deb We had a great time while you were here, and thank you very much for the great Tripadvisor review. You have great friends and we enjoyed meeting them. Hope to see you again in the not too distant future. Warm regards Mike and Shirley More 

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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had the good fortune of staying at the Merlot House. What a gem. The hosts Mike and Shirley made us feel right at home. The rooms are appointed with loving care and are very private and comfy. The location, while in a very quiet residential area is only a ten minute walk from the main dining and shopping area.... More 

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Thank carol C
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Hello It was a pleasure having you stay at Merlot House and we appreciate the time you took to write a great Tripadvisor review. Thanks for noticing the small details at our B&B. We hope to see you again in the future. Cheers Mike and Shirley More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

48 hours before our arrival, we received an e-mail from our host, Mike, asking if there was anything he could help us with in planning our visit. We've been to Niagara on the Lake (NOTL) frequently but usually only brief afternoon visits so this was to be three day and two night visit so we need advice. I got great... More 

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Merlothouse, Owner at Merlot House, responded to this review

Hello Monica and Stephen It was a pleasure having you at our B&B and thank you very much for the great Tripadvisor review and the e-mail you sent earlier. Hope you had a quick and safe trip back to Orchard Park and you will visit us again when you return to Niagara on the Lake. Cheers Mike and Shirley More 

Toronto, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

We had a wonderful stay at Mike and Shirley's Merlot House. Their home and garden are beautiful, they are both gracious hosts and the food was spectacular. It is a close walk into town and wineries. Our room was very comfortable and the bedding and towels were top notch. It was overall one of our best B&B experiences!

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Hello Kathy and Richard Thank you for taking the time to write a great tripadvisor review. We enjoyed having you as guests and look forward to a return visit. Hope you are keeping cool in this hot weather. Cheers Mike and Shirley More 

lima
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 250 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

Mike and Shirley are two of the best B&B owners ever. They were so accommodating in every aspect. When we arrived with our bikes, Mike offered the use of the garage to keep them overnight and then moved his car out of the garage to make sure we had enough space. Shirley even brought up additional towels to shower with... More 

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Thank sket101
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Hello It was a pleasure having you stay at Merlot House, and thank you for the great tripadvisor review. Its very gratifying when our guests notice the small things and details we try to do to make their stays more enjoyable. We hope to see you again if and when you visit Niagara on the Lake. Cheers Mike and Shirley More 

Ohio
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Merlot House was easy to find and is located within walking distance of downtown. The inside was very clean, well appointed and full of interesting pieces. The outside had a wonderful front and back porch and we enjoyed time on both and the landscaping is awesome! Our hosts were very friendly and available, but also disappeared when they knew we... More 

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Hello It was a pleasure having you stay at Merlot House during your recent visit to Niagara on the Lake. Thank you very much for your great review on Trip Advisor and your kind comments. Hopefully we will see you again if you visit our area again. Regards Mike and Shirley More 

Winnipeg, Canada
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

Came to NOL for five days for a wedding and decided to try the B and B experience. Merlot House has all the grace, charm and immaculate detail of a traditional old Georgian home but in a fresh and fairly new build. The lovely and very helpful owners, Mike and Shirley, have decorated beautifully and the large, well appointed rooms... More 

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Thank Lo S
Merlothouse, Owner at Merlot House, responded to this review

Hello Lois It was a pleasure having you and David stay with us at Merlot House. We appreciate your comments and the great review you gave us on Trip Advisor. Its very gratifying when our guests notice all the small things we try to do to make their stay more enjoyable. We hope you have the opportunity to return to... More 

Paris, Canada
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016

We just returned from a birthday weekend away at Merlot House. It was such a wonderful stay! This was my boyfriend's first experience at a bed and breakfast and I'm sure he's now hooked. Our room, the Merlot, was so inviting and the King sized bed was so incredibly comfortable that we actually slept in! The highlight for me was... More 

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Paris, Ontario, Canada
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016

This Bed & Breakfast was our first ever. Thanks to Mike and Shirley, the owners, it was a wonderful experience. From the moment we walked into the home I knew it was going to be wonderful. We were greeted at the door by Mike who proceeded to show us around and tell us about the home. The home is unique,... More 

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Merlothouse, Owner at Merlot House, responded to this review

Hello Laurie and Steve It was a pleasure having you stay with us, and thank you for the wonderful review you posted on Trip Advisor. We look forward to your return visit. Cheers Mike and Shirley More 

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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
Location: 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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