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Reviewed 18 October 2015 via mobile

Loved the conversation with the o so charming owner Anne. She makes you feel completely at home and welcome with the afternoon wine and cheese sampling. The rooms are very charming and elegant. Be careful if you expect a cell/wifi signal since the area is a small town peninsula. Great getaway soaked in elegance.

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Fairfax County, Virginia
Reviewed 21 September 2015

This lovely historical house of Alexander Graham Bell's is so well preserved and Anne Bolin is the superb hostess to complement your stay. Anne never tires of supplying information on the locale, as well as the history behind the home and surrounding area. You'll want to come back and glean every bit of information she serves up! All this with...

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1Thank Elizabeth K
Ashburn, Virginia
Reviewed 31 July 2015

We were looking for a quick one night stay in Colonial Beach. Anne had availability and was so welcoming. We enjoyed visiting with her and the other guests during the wine and cheese. Anne provided breakfast early to me since I had to leave for a business appointment during the regular breakfast time. Enjoyed breakfast a lot. Our room was...

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1Thank KLawadoption
Severna Park, Maryland
Reviewed 26 May 2015

The Bell House is a little dream of a bed and breakfast -- a high Victorian-styled home that was once the coastal summer getaway for Alexander Graham Bell. Located right on the edge of the Potomac just before it spills into the Chesapeake Bay, it is just far enough away from the hubbub and golf cart traffic jam of funky...

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2Thank Nicholas P
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 24 May 2015

My fiancé and I stayed with Anne for a week. Anne is the owner and she is the most amazing person I have ever met!!! She is kind, warm, caring, generous, witty, and a fabulous cook. She loves cross word puzzles and she really makes you feel at home in her house. I could go on and on about how...

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1Thank sophiemattison
Ashburn, VA
Reviewed 23 February 2015

We stayed at The Bell House in October 2014. I have been meaning to write a review sooner than 4 months. Our stay was absolutely perfect! The owner, Ann made my husband and I feel completely at home. The view is really pretty and we loved watching the sunrise on the Potomac side right off the front porch. The bed...

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1Thank rachellenovello26
Bealeton, Virginia
Reviewed 6 August 2014

We were lucky to find 2 rooms. It was the Blues festival weekend, we had such a wonderful time. Our hostess Ms Ann Bolin was amazing, she treated us like family and was very informative to the history of the Bell House. Ann made us a wonderful breakfast and I had the best Merlot wine I've ever had. We will...

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2Thank 326Red_49
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 3 July 2014

We just spent 3 days at this magnificent home. The owner and hostess Ann Bolin is so warm and welcoming. She goes out of her way to make sure each day with her is an experience to cherish. She makes an incredibly creative gourmet breakfast for you each morning. I could hardly wait for each morning to see what wonderful...

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3Thank StephenARobinson53
Chesapeake, Virginia
Reviewed 24 February 2014

My husband and I stayed this past weekend. (We are 37 & 40). We LOVED this place. It's gorgeous and Ann Bolin is an outstanding hostess. I will say that the outside photo is deceiving as there are houses surrounding it and there is a road right in between the bulkhead and the house but do not let that deter...

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2Thank lolo7493
Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 5 August 2013

This year my wife & I took a trip on my brother's boat from Norfolk up the Potomac River to Washington DC and back (fantastic trip. Recommend it highly!). My wife & I stayed at the Bell house on the way up, and again on the return trip, and we are very glad we did. The house itself is beautiful,...

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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Address: 821 Irving Ave, Colonial Beach, VA 22443-2708
Region: United States > Virginia > Colonial Beach
Price Range: €117 - €132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“Window air conditioner units in all rooms. No blinds so if you want to sleep late choose a room on the west side!”
bdan2015, 15 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The front rooms have a view of the river”
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“Stay in the Holly Branch Room and leave the curtains open to see the amazing sunrise.”
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sophiemattison, 23 May 2015 | Read review
“We stayed in the room on the far left/front of the house. The room across from it is nice as well.”
rachellenovello26, 23 Feb 2015 | Read review
“always make sure that your hostess is as outgoing and wonderful as Ann Bolin”
326Red_49, 6 Aug 2014 | Read review
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