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Bell Channel Inn

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Kings Road Lucaya, Freeport 43817 Grand Bahama Island See on map
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Free Wifi
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Breakfast Available
Air Conditioning
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Non-Smoking Hotel
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2.5 Star accommodation
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All reviews dive boat caribbean divers restaurant upstairs port lucaya minute walk to the beach dive shop definitely stay here again the hotel offers rooms are spacious visiting freeport short stay welcome drink conch fritters grand bahama bahama mamas third floor water taxi
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I had never been to the Bahamas before, so this was a good first stay. The location was good- walking distance to a beach and the Port Lucaya Marketplace. A slightly longer walk to Taino Beach if you want to go there (local Fish Fry...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank danielbutsko
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Reviewed 13 March 2018

I stayed at the Bell Channel Inn while I was working on the Island for a week. Firstly, the staff were absolutely wonderful! Every single person was helpful and chatty, but Genie was very very helpful in helping to organise a trip in the time...More

Date of stay: March 2018
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Response from BellChannelInn, Public Relations Manager at Bell Channel InnResponded 21 March 2018

Dear jlm_williams, Thank you so much for your very detailed 5 star review! :-) We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay here with us, and that you found our rooms clean and fresh and our staff to be friendly and helpful....More

Reviewed 5 days ago

Genie is just awesome and will treat you like family (like a mom). We weren't sure what to expect from Freeport and we were really grateful for Bell Channel Inn and Genie. Before we arrived, we had booked one excursion (on our own) that ended...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank Cjackiw
Response from BellChannelInn, Manager at Bell Channel InnResponded 4 days ago

Dear Cjackiw, Thank you so much for your 5 star review and kind words! We believe in Excellent Customer Service and going the extra mile. We want our guests to always feel welcome and we do whatever we can to make sure you have a...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed for a week over New Year and it was great! We had a large room with a massive bed, TV, good air con and balcony overlooking the water. There was also a fridge and coffee making facilities in the room. It was clean...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank Josh C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed over Christmas and New Year, the staff were always friendly and will go above and beyond to help in any way they can especially Genie who organised our trips and taxi to the airport, she is an absolute gem and a credit to...More

Date of stay: January 2019
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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 More 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. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Air Conditioning
Breakfast Available
Concierge
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Beachfront
Room Service
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
32
Price range
US$122 - US$164 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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
Location
Caribbean > Bahamas > Grand Bahama Island > Freeport
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
32
Price range
US$122 - US$164 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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
Location
Caribbean > Bahamas > Grand Bahama Island > Freeport
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Dining (37)
Pool & Beach (24)
Amenities (19)
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Sian M
19 June 2017|
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Response from Howard D | Reviewed this property |
There was no shuttle when we were there in January. Everything is by foot, jitney or taxi. Jitney is the most economical if you have to go more than you're comfortable walking. We always walked to Port Lucaya and the... More
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supersusanita
11 April 2017|
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Response from Stuart0704 | Property representative |
Hi, Caribbean Divers is located at the Bell Channel Inn hotel, which is about a 15-20 min.'s drive from the cruise ships. The taxi fare is $26 for 1-2 persons. If you travel in a group of min. 5 persons, the taxi fare is $5... More
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supersusanita
11 April 2017|
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Response from BellChannelInn | Property representative |
Hi, Caribbean Divers is located at the Bell Channel Inn hotel, which is about a 15-20 min.'s drive from the cruise ships. The taxi fare is $26 for 1-2 persons. If you travel in a group of min. 5 persons, the taxi fare is $5... More
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"Quieter rooms are on the ends of the hotel, away from the center."
KentuckyDivers
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"Third floor for easier bar access"
K2619CVjustinm
17 Nov 2018
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"best view."
J5248BGwilliamf
20 Apr 2018
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"2nd floor is nice.. just get lucky"
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1 Mar 2018
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