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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here on a dive trip and was pleasantly surprised. Everything we had was excellent, all week! Servers are the best, the bar is great as well. It's a local hangout for a reason, family owned and the care for guests really shows. Highly recommended.

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London
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely family run hotel. Stayed there recently after hurricane matthew and couldn't have been treated better. They certainly knew how to help two damsels in distress!! Lovely bar upstairs whereby locals and tourists both sit having cold beers (by candle light due to the hurricane). Extremely helpful...even drove us to the airports.

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Reviewed 13 October 2016

Stayed here from the 10/10/16 to 12/10/16 post Hurricane Matthew, our booking agent gave us no reason to doubt that Memories where we were booked was unaffected, even sending us a welcome text on arrival at NAS. Moving on to arrival at Grand Bahamas the island had suffered greatly and in the main no power, no water, no telephone and...

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Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Spent 2 nights with my 8 year old daughter and mom in C-4 (on top floor 3rd, next to restaurant, Free WiFii that met our needs, King bed, balcony overlooks pool and Bell Channel Bay). Arrived at 1:30 before 2 pm check in. Jeannie (Activities) and Helen (Front Desk) extended a warm and friendly welcome. While Helen quickly checked me...

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

WOW! Thank you so much for this very detailed review of your experience while staying with us at Bell Channel Inn. It gave me goosebumps to read it and I can't wait to share it with the rest of the staff!!! Our staff take great pride in making sure that our guests enjoy themselves and feel welcome and cared for...

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Reviewed 7 July 2016

I was thinking about two places to stay as I was travelling with my 13 y.o daughter and wanted security and friendliness with of course, a clean pool, friendly bar and restaurant. I chose the Bell Channel Inn which was recommended to me by a friend. WOW I don't regret my choice because this place exceeded all of my expectations....

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Miami, Florida
Reviewed 3 July 2016

I booked both my flights and his hotel for a little under 700.00 for two. I was under a tight budget as I was mainly visiting Freeport due to a family emergency. So I wasn't looking for the all inclusives but did require for my stay cable, wifi and of course air conditioning. I would have given this venue four...

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

Dear KMarsh76, Thank you for taking the time to write a review and for your kind words regarding our customer service! We will do whatever we can to make our guests comfortable as you know, which is why we happily relocated you to another room. I do apologize for the inconvenience, the a/c issue that you had is limited to...

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

Consistently good food and service with great bar prices. This is a step up from local casual places but is not pretentious and more of a traditional American dining spot. The best fried chicken : all fish and shrimp great. Each item made to order by the wonderful cooks. Casual dress : always our "go to" place when there ....

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

Dear wannabetravelingsoon, Thank you for your kinds words, we strive to give the best service and overall experience when dining with us. We appreciate you taking the time to give us a review, and we look forward to welcoming you back soon... Have a great day!

Winter Haven, Florida
Reviewed 26 June 2016

Spent four days, three nights. Inexpensive, dated rooms. The rooms are pretty big, not fancy but ok. The staff is great and were accomodating. Beds were way too soft for my liking though. As soon as you sad on the bed it would sink and slide. Hey you get what you pay for. Quick weekend or couple days trip. Great.

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BellChannelInn, Marketing at Bell Channel Inn, responded to this review

Hello, We're glad our staff could accommodate you, we're all about hospitality at Bell Channel Inn. Sorry that the beds were too soft, but we're glad for your review. We're constantly renovating and trying to improve our services, so hopefully the next time you visit, the beds will be better.

Dania Beach, Florida
Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I stayed at the Bell Channel Inn from 4/29/16 until 05/01/16. Everyone was very friendly and took wonderful care if us!!! Even sang happy birthday to me! It was awesome the room was large and very clean. Be sure to visit Presely and Jerry in the onsite dive shop and plan a resort dive or get your...

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BellChannelInn, Marketing at Bell Channel Inn, responded to this review

Hello, We're glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to seeing you again.

Miami Beach, Florida
Reviewed 18 May 2016

I stayed from the 11th of may to the 19th. If you are coming to Grand Bahama, bell Channel Inn is the place to stay. It's inexpensive and has a spectacular balcony waterfront view from the room. The rooms are very clean as well as the lobby and the building. The staff is friendly and the restaurant has wonderful food....

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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: €103 - €129 (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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Also Known As:
Bell Channel Hotel Freeport
Bell Channel Hotel Bahamas
Hotel Bell Channel
Bahamas Bell Channel Hotel
Bell Channel Inn Bahamas/Freeport, Grand Bahama Island
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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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