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Hotel Description

3-star beach B&B near Big Rideau Lake

Steps from the beach

You'll be within half a mile (1 km) of Big Rideau Lake and 20 miles (32 km) of Railway Museum of Eastern Ontario. Rideau Canal Museum and Heritage House Museum are also within 20 miles (32 km).

18-hole golf course

This smoke-free bed & breakfast features a golf course, an attached winery, and a restaurant. Enjoy the fitness center and free perks like local cuisine breakfast and free self parking. There's a spa tub on site, and laundry facilities and barbecue grills are also offered.

Tablet computers, free WiFi

Boasting tablet computers, the 2 guestrooms also offer free WiFi and furnished balconies or patios. Private yards, room service, and Egyptian cotton sheets are also available. Weekly housekeeping is available.

Extended Stay-Solo Traveler XL Twin Bed with Amenities

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Deluxe Double Room

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About the MERLOT SUNSET - BEST Bed and Breakfast

Location 13 Station Road, Rideau Lakes, ON K0G1V0

Renovations + Closures

The property is closed between January 13 and April 30.

Property Features

A winery is on site. MERLOT SUNSET - BEST Bed and Breakfast offers its guests a golf course, a spa tub, and a fitness center. There's a restaurant on site, as well as a snack bar/deli. Free breakfast is available daily. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. A meeting room and coworking spaces are available. Spa services, a terrace, and barbecue grills are also featured at MERLOT SUNSET - BEST Bed and Breakfast. A shuttle from the hotel to the airport (available on request) is available for a fee. Free self parking is available. This 3-star Rideau Lakes bed & breakfast is smoke free.

  • 2 guestrooms or units
  • Local cuisine breakfast (free)
  • Breakfast available (free)
  • Winery on site
  • Dining venue
  • Deli
  • Supervised kid's activities
  • Towels for the beach
  • Charging station for electric cars
  • 1 conference room
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Computer for guest use
  • Television in lobby
  • ATM
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave (on request)


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking , RV, bus, truck parking (surcharge)


  • Property shuttles: Airport drop-off
  • Parking: Free self parking; RV/bus/truck parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

MERLOT SUNSET - BEST Bed and Breakfast offers 2 air-conditioned accommodations with tablet computers and slippers. Rooms open to furnished balconies or patios. Beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets and premium bedding. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include showers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Microwaves and irons/ironing boards can be requested. Housekeeping is provided weekly.

  • Private balcony or patio (furnished)
  • Tablet
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Private outdoor space
  • Microwave available
  • Egyptian cotton linens
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (weekly)
  • Hair dryer
  • Slippers
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Air conditioning
  • Wheelchair accessible

Food & Drink

Guests are served free local cuisine breakfast daily from 7:00 AM to 8:30 AM.

MERLOT SUNSET - BEST Bed and Breakfast has a restaurant on site.

Late night fare is available from room service (during limited hours).

Hotel Policies


  • Check-in time starts at noon
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at 10:00 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 7:00 AM - 10:00 PM. If you are planning to arrive after 10:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 7:00 AM - 10:00 PM.
Guests arriving after 10:00 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.


  • Check-out by 10:00 AM

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome


Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 18 years old. This property accepts cash. Long-term renters welcome. For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit in each accommodation. <

  • No elevators
  • Cash Deposit Required
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Staffed front desk
  • Long-term renters welcome


Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: CAD 75 per person
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability)
  • Late check-in fee: CAD 25.00 for check-in between 10:00 PM and midnight
  • Late check-out fee: CAD 10.00 (subject to availability)
  • Housekeeping fee: CAD 15.00 per stay

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Merlot Sunset Rideau Lakes
  • MERLOT SUNSET - BEST Bed and Breakfast Rideau Lakes
  • MERLOT SUNSET - BEST Bed and Breakfast Bed & breakfast

You should know

  • MERLOT SUNSET - BEST Bed and Breakfast offers transfers from the airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation with your arrival details prior to travel.
  • Reservations are needed for spa treatments. For reservations, contact the bed & breakfast before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
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