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Richmond, Virginia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Pleasant decor, friendly staff, convenient location. Beds are not great--lots of sway; did not care for coffee in same room as toilet. Plumbing was quirky. Breakfast was very basic, and served in a windowless basement room. Decor was lovely, rooms clean, staff excellent. Valet parking was free.

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belltowerhotel, General Manager at Bell Tower Hotel, responded to this review

I apologize for the temporary breakfast location. We are determining the best layout for the restaurant area before renovating. As soon as we have a plan, we will renovate that space and get breakfast moved to that space immediately. Sorry that the area is not ideal. We look forward to getting it back up there as soon as possible. DeWayne...

Toledo, Ohio
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

no restaurent no bar, no room service, and none of the vending machines worked.....all that for about $300 dollars a night....have stayed the many times...hate to post the review ...let me know if you return to your once proud self..

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Charlotte
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I always try to stay at the Bell Tower. It feels like a home away from home, close to my office, great restaurants, and the staff is always friendly and helpful. After many years spending time there, some of there are now friends.

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belltowerhotel, General Manager at Bell Tower Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your repeat business. I appreciate it greatly! Safe travels and we look forward to seeing you again! Sincerely, DeWayne Grann General Manager

Traverse City
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very comfortable and great location - walked all through downtown from hotel. We would definitely recommend this hotel. The complimentary vehicle valet was so nice and every staff member we came in contact with was friendly and helpful!

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belltowerhotel, General Manager at Bell Tower Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the great review. I am happy to see that you enjoyed our complimentary services. We look forward to your return to the Bell Tower whenever in Ann Arbor again. Regards, DeWayne Grann General Manager

Bethesda, Maryland
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Look into the efficiency of the hot water heater - took over 7+minutes for water to warm up. Such a waste of a resource. Time for tankless? And the barn-style door to the bathroom was poorly designed and did not function well. Left it 1/2 open most of the time. Need to be able to close all drapes. The staff...

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belltowerhotel, General Manager at Bell Tower Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing your recent stay. I will have our maintenance manager review each bathroom door to ensure they are all working properly. They are new doors and should be working 100% properly. Thank you again for your review and we look forward to your return visit to the Bell Tower. Sincerely, DeWayne Grann General Manager

Jonesboro
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent place to stay. Very friendly and helpful staff. The only recommendation would be to have a slightly expanded and fresher breakfast. The eggs were a little rubbery and the donuts were dried out.

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belltowerhotel, General Manager at Bell Tower Hotel, responded to this review

We are reviewing our breakfast options but am surprised about the donuts since they are fresh every day from a local company, Washtenaw Diary. The eggs are also cracked fresh every day from our kitchen. We don't save either after that day so they are fresh each morning. Thank you for bringing this to my attention and I will investigate...

Richmond
Reviewed 1 week ago

The location of the hotel is excellent. I was greeted by a young man who was nice enough, but was unclear on the valet situation. He asked for my keys but didn't ask the make of my car, location, the color etc. Room was very clean, but nothing on the walls, no drapes, pull down vinyl shade for $200/night. Breakfast...

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belltowerhotel, General Manager at Bell Tower Hotel, responded to this review

Our valet staff are trained on locating and parking vehicles. Since the vehicles are parked outside of the hotel we are able to locate and record the information without asking for it but thank you for your concern. We are looking forward to moving the breakfast back upstairs once we are settled on the best usage for that area. We...

Traverse City
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great service and value, includes hot breakfast and complimentary valet service. We will miss the historical rooms and lobby and the European flair as they disappear under renovation. Great location and will continue to be our first choice when staying downtown.

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belltowerhotel, General Manager at Bell Tower Hotel, responded to this review

I understand that you appreciate the decor we previously had. I believe it was time to update the rooms and look forward to your impression when we are complete. Thank you for taking the time to write a review and look forward to your next review. Sincerely, DeWayne Grann General Manager

Vero Beach, Florida
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This used to be my hotel of choice while visiting Ann Arbor. Location is really great but now that's all they have. Rooms are fine, decor is tired and wifi wasn't working while we were there. Restaurant was closed so breakfast buffet was in the sad downstairs conference room. Other than the location, there is not much going for this...

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belltowerhotel, General Manager at Bell Tower Hotel, responded to this review

I agree with you that the breakfast location does not fit the decor we are trying to portray. We would love to have the breakfast up in the restaurant and hopefully will as soon as we know how we are going to renovate that space. As for the rooms, we have completed 50% of the renovation. The remaining will be...

baltimore
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

best things about Hotel.....always very clean and staff always friendly and helpful at desk and with valet parking, and great location..... things I would change..... bigger and more stations on tv, and cotton sheets. I think given the price of the rooms, updates should be made. Hotel has a great atmosphere. Wish restaurant would open again! Very nice to have...

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belltowerhotel, General Manager at Bell Tower Hotel, responded to this review

The good news is that we are getting larger televisions with the new rooms. We are looking forward to the room updates that are 50% completed already. The remaining rooms will be renovated soon. Thank you for your review and we look forward to your next review after experiencing the newly renovated rooms. Sincerely, DeWayne Grann General Manager

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room

Additional Information about Bell Tower Hotel

Address: 300 S Thayer St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-1699
Region: United States > Michigan > Ann Arbor
Price Range: €200 - €334 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Bell Tower Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 66
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Bell Hotel Ann Arbor
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#4 Romantic Hotel in Ann Arbor
#4 Family Hotel in Ann Arbor
#5 Business Hotel in Ann Arbor
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“You may want to avoid a room next to the stairwell or elevator”
TCWII, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Get a picture. Don't get a room facing the parking lot/wall”
  • Anybody have binoculars?
  • Only thing missing is the bars
  • turn sideways to enter. What is the opposite of COMMODious?
  • In lieu of chest of drawers.....
344BarbaraM344, 12 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Arrive early and try to get a room with a view”
RichardD384, 16 Sep 2016 | Read review
“facing the front of the hotel”
801AlanB, 16 Sep 2016 | Read review
“front of the hotel is crucial”
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