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Hensall, Canada
Reviewed 10 June 2014

We just had the pleasure of meeting Shirley and Mike at the Merlot House and had a fantastic experience . Shirley made a lovely breakfast with fresh fruit and banana loaf to accompany the asparagus with eggs and bacon . Our room was spotless and fresh . Couldn't have wanted more . recommended to anyone staying in Niagara on the...

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Merlothouse, Owner at Merlot House, responded to this review

Hello Paul and Gillian Thank you very much for taking the time to write a great review of Merlot House. Hope you had a good trip back to Hensall and we hope to see you again in the near future. Cheers Your hosts Mike and Shirley

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 9 June 2014

Mike and Shirley's service was amazing. They were very accommodating! The rooms are priced just right, the breakfast was simply amazing - they even used heart shaped bowls for the fruits! :) Needless to say, this is definitely a good B&B for couples. However, they also have rooms with twin beds - so if you're traveling with a friend or...

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Merlothouse, Owner at Merlot House, responded to this review

Hello Thank you very much for taking the time to write a great review on Trip Advisor for Merlot House. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again in the near future. Cheers Your hosts Mike and Shirley

new york
Reviewed 9 June 2014

My husband and I stayed here for an anniversary celebration and thoroughly enjoyed and appreciated the comfort and hospitality. The McBrides have thought of everything- there is a guest sitting room with games, computer, and local information, and a small galley with refrigerator, wine chiller, coffee, glasses, etc. Our guest room ( the Merlot suite) was spotless, spacious and well-appointed,...

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Merlothouse, Owner at Merlot House, responded to this review

Hello Lisa and Ken Thank you for taking the time to write a great review on Trip Advisor for Merlot House. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay and we hope you will return in the near future. Cheers Your hosts Mike and Shirley

Toronto
Reviewed 12 May 2014

Spent weekend @ Merlot House and our 3rd visit is more evidence that the McBrides are hosts extraordinaire. Mike's breakfasts continue to be superb. Shirley's special touches are everywhere, with the three mothers receiving a gift @ their Mother's Day breakfast. We can't believe there is a better B&B. Great sleeps with the windows open and the birds singing in...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 7 April 2014

We stayed here for a night in April, and couldn't have felt more taken care of. The house was immaculate and the hosts were very welcoming. Our room, the Merlot room was large, with a king four poster bed and a comfortable arm chair. It also had a great en-suite bathroom with a large jacuzzi tub. The hosts arranged a...

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Merlothouse, Owner at Merlot House, responded to this review

Hello Dave and Karen Thanks for taking the time to write your great review and your kind comments. Hope your trip down to Buffalo was worthwhile and we hope to see you again at Merlot House. Your hosts Mike and Shirley

Columbus
Reviewed 23 January 2014

We stayed for one night at this lovely B&B in Niagara-on-the-Lake. The owners were very helpful and made us feel at home. The room was very clean and cozy. The breakfast was nice too. We'll definitely stay again.

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Merlothouse, Owner at Merlot House, responded to this review

Hello It was a pleasure having you as guests and thank you very much for taking the time to post a review on Trip Advisor. We hope you have a chance to visit us again. Cheers Mike and Shirley

Toronto, ON
Reviewed 22 January 2014

A return visit to Merlot House It's September 22, 2013. We spent our wedding anniversary staying three nights at Merlot House to see some Shaw Festival plays. For logistical reasons, we hadn't been to this B&B since last year. It remains a great place. The Merlot Room is still their best accommodation: king - size bed, comfy linen, nice sitting...

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Kitchener, Ontario
Reviewed 11 December 2013

We stayed for 2 nights. The house was spotless. Room spacious. Great hostess. Excellent breakfast. We were visiting to see the christmas lights in the Falls which were spectacular. Bring good rain gear for the spray from the Falls. Also enjoyed going to U.S. side for a different perspective, Goat Island is worth a visit. We hiked " The Glen"...

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Merlothouse, Owner at Merlot House, responded to this review

Hello Fred and Susan It was a pleasure having you as guests at the Merlot House and we thank you for your kind words and the great review. Hope you have a chance to come back again in the near future. Cheers and have an enjoyable holiday season. Mike and Shirley

Guelph, Canada
Reviewed 23 October 2013

I found Merlot House B&B through a quick search of tripadvisor. Typically I do not like B&B's and prefer to stay in hotels. I often find B&B's are old homes, cluttered with old crap. I found Merlot House to be very modern and clean, with very minimal amounts of "clutter" which I often think of when I think of B&B's....

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Merlothouse, Owner at Merlot House, responded to this review

Hello It was a pleasure having you as our guests, and we are pleased you had a good experience at Merlot House. Thank you for your kind comments and the great Trip Advisor review. Hope to see you again some time in the future. Cheers Your hosts Mike and Shirley

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

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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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.”
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