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Cleveland, Ohio
Reviewed 12 November 2015

Want to pay half to enjoy a good dive vacation then Bell Channel Inn is the place to go. The hotel is clean and the employees are very friendly and helpful. If you don't dive don't let that stop you Jenny in the lobby will fix you up with the attractions to see. If you do dive Presley and Jerry...

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BellChannelInn, Guest Relations Manager at Bell Channel Inn, responded to this review

Dear JHrouda, It warms my heart to read such a wonderful review from a happy repeat customer!!! As you know, we are not a 5 star hotel - but we do have a 5 star staff, who believe in giving 5 star customer service. A lot of people such as yourself has taken advantage of our hotel and dive packages...

Reviewed 23 October 2015

You need to know that the rooms are always spotless but are quite worn. Feels like a throwback to the era in which the place was built. But you want to stay because of the people. Great intro for scuba diving...learning about the Grand Bahamas and the island offerings. Best Bahama Mama on the island and wonderful restaurant. Love to...

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BellChannelInn, Guest Relations Manager at Bell Channel Inn, responded to this review

Dear Studebap, Thank you for your review. I am very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. As you know, we are not a 5 start hotel, however our property is well taken care of and we take great pride in offering large, clean rooms. We are however, always improving and modernizing whenever we have an opportunity...

tampa
Reviewed 28 August 2015

This hotel is very inexpensive, especially for the Bahamas so I was weary of what to expect. The reviews all said that the rooms weren't anything special but were very clean. I was prepared and that's exactly what they are. Nothing fancy at all but very clean and good size. The bed was ok, not great but the linens were...

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BellChannelInn, Guest Relations Manager at Bell Channel Inn, responded to this review

Dear MariahM, I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and I see that you now know why our restaurant is often referred to as the island's Best Kept Secret! :-) We do hope to see you back again soon! Have a great day, Susie

Reviewed 6 August 2015

This hotel is on the opposite side of the canal to the Port Lucaya complex. The rooms are a little dated but ours had a modern TV and excellent A/C. The room was large, had it's own fridge and a coffee maker was provided when we asked The balcony faces the channel and was basically but comfortably furnished. The staff...

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BellChannelInn, Guest Relations Manager at Bell Channel Inn, responded to this review

Hi ChrisintheBahamas, We love to hear from our customers, and I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for taking the time to write a review! I am sure your review will be a great help to future travelers, as they determine if Bell Channel Inn is the right fit for their vacation...

Reviewed 10 June 2015 via mobile

Stayed at bellchannel inn 14 days and was made to feel welcome from the moment we arrived to the moment we left were looked after by all members of staff Liz and her family charmian and millenia and all staff and locals. Upstairs and a very special thanks to genie who Made our stay very special with her very caring...

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 May 2015

We arrived at the Bell Channel Inn by taxi from the ferry terminal, it cost us $30 between 3 people which wasn't too bad. We stayed for 5 nights, and would have stayed even longer if we could! Very warm welcome from the lady at reception who checked us in quick and answered any questions we had. Beach towels are...

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Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 May 2015

My experience of the Bell Channel Inn was of enjoyment and relaxation. А very friendly and relaxing environment with the staff being so nice and helpful. Genie and the lady from the reception were lovely people who go out of there way to assist you. If you needed to arrange any excursions then Genie would help you choose which and...

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Fort Laud
Reviewed 25 May 2015

So very reasonably priced. Has decent sized rooms with serene views. I was so pleasantly surprised. Even has a small one-site restaurant which was convenient. My room was also very clean. Front desk agent was pleasant and friendly. Would definitely recommend if you want a nice place to stay, with a canal view, and if you're okay staying in a...

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Oakland Park, Florida
Reviewed 29 April 2015

My husband and I stayed at the Bell Channel Inn and left knowing we will return again. The property is an older one but, is comfortable. Our room was clean and the service was excellent. We had a 1st floor room that opened out to the pool area. We also had a lovely view of the water . It was...

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BellChannelInn, Guest Relations Manager at Bell Channel Inn, responded to this review

Dear Carolyn M, Your review makes me smile - we/the staff here at Bell Channel Inn live for our customers! I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. I think it is safe to say you experienced our motto first hand: Bell Channel Inn - Where We Treat You Like Family! :-) We hope to...

jackson, wy
Reviewed 25 April 2015

Spent the first day/night at Bell Channel before heading to the eastern part of the island. While not a "looker" on the outside, the Bell Channel was a great place to spend a night. The rooms were nice and spacious and each room had a balcony that overlooked the pool (which was great!) and marina.The bathroom could use a little...

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Bell Channel Inn is a family operated hotel, run by 3 generations. It has once again achieved the prestigious " Certificate of Excellence" awarded by Trip Advisor for its 4 star rating reviews.Bell Channel Inn is a small hotel with 32 spacious rooms, equipped with air-condition, dining room area, cable T.V., free wireless internet access, telephone, refrigerator, hairdryer, alarm clock, daily housekeeping, private balcony with a view over the water and Port Lucaya or a direct exit to the pool deck and your choice of king size or double beds. Should you need: coffee maker, kettle, shampoo, iron & ironing board or a roll away, laundry service or maybe a cab or a shuttle to the beach, then just call the front desk and they will be happy to assist you.Friendly and knowledgeable staff are available at the front desk 24 hours-a-day and the tour desk assistant, Genie, will give you a welcome drink and an orientation after you check-in regarding how to get around and which tours are being offered and she might even be able to find a discount or two on selected tours! The lobby has been newly updated and fitted with a comfortable sofa and a TV so you can catch up on all the news or get a chat with the ladies in the lobby while you wait for a taxi. You will also find a safe at the reception for your valuables. Bell Channel Inn also has its own restaurant & bar/lounge known as "Upstairs" where guests can enjoy drinks in the "No Stress Zone" after a long day in the sun. Upstairs is located on the top floor and has a beautiful view over the water, it is open from 7:30am -11pm, with Happy Hour from 5p.m.-7p.m. There is LIVE entertainment on Friday nights. Upstairs is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner and has a good selection of both Bahamian and American dishes - they are especially famous for the fresh seafood! Don't forget to pack your swimwear as this hotel features an outdoor pool and a free shuttle to and from the beach. Free wireless Internet access is also provided so you can check your in-box whenever you like! Other amenities include non-smoking rooms, air conditioning in public areas, currency exchange, beach/pool umbrellas and free parking.Located on the waterfront, Bell Channel Inn is a hotel in the area of Lucaya, Freeport. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bell Channel Inn

Address: Kings Road, P.O. Box F-43817 | Lucaya, Freeport 43817, Grand Bahama Island
Region: Caribbean > Bahamas > Grand Bahama Island > Freeport
Price Range: ₹ 7,445 - ₹ 9,340 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Bell Channel Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 32
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Bell Channel Hotel Freeport
Bell Channel Hotel Bahamas
Hotel Bell Channel
Bahamas Bell Channel Hotel
Bell Channel Inn Freeport, Bahamas - Grand Bahama Island
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
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“All rooms have balconies overlooking the channel and pool”
 of 5 bubbles Beanstalk_12, 7 Jul 2016 | Read review
“They choosing a room close to lobby if u wish for Wifi to work/Check AC”
 of 5 bubbles KMarsh76, 3 Jul 2016 | Read review
“B1 corner unit , B5 newer room.”
 of 5 bubbles spanishtn, 26 Jun 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are the same I think”
 of 5 bubbles G_Glasper52, 18 Mar 2016 | Read review
“The hotel is three stories and all rooms have a great view and private balconony. Ask for a non-smoking room.”
 of 5 bubbles nancyjoyh, 2 Mar 2016 | Read review
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