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Bell Channel Inn

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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.
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I had to book a last minute hotel after a very stressful business trip and was delighted to find the Bell Channel Inn. I was greeted by the friendliest, most helpful staff ever and felt looked after from the get go! The food in the restaurant was great. The room itself was
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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 I had off. The rooms are very
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Response from BellChannelInn, Public Relations Manager at Bell Channel Inn
Responded 21 Mar. 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. I am glad you had a chance to try our restaurant "Upstairs on the Bay". It is very popular and we are especially known for our wonderful and always fresh seafood. I am also glad that you liked the view from your room and found the Free WiFi easy to use and that it was more than sufficient to support your video calls. Once again thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. I am sure that your review will help other travelers decide if Bell Channel Inn is the right choice for their vacation. We hope to welcome you back again soon!
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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 every Wednesday at 6 pm). The facilities were
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Response from BellChannelInn, Marketer at Bell Channel Inn
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thank you for your kind review. We're glad you stayed with us for your first trip to the Bahamas. We hope to see you again.
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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 up being a bit lame, so word to the
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Response from BellChannelInn, Manager at Bell Channel Inn
Responded 5 weeks 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 great experience while in Freeport! Our staff love getting feedback from our guests, so I will make sure to print you review and post it for them all to see - and I will personally read it to Genie! :-) As for the internet, you are correct - the access point fell in the water, but that has since been fixed. Thank you once again for taking the time to let us know that you enjoyed your stay with us, we greatly appreciate it! We look forward to welcoming you back the next time you are in Freeport! Have a wonderful day! Susie
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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 with fresh towels daily and we had everything we
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Response from BellChannelInn, Marketer at Bell Channel Inn
Responded 3 weeks ago
Wow! Thank you for such an awesome review. It really makes us happy when our guests not only have a great experience but share that experience. Thank you :)
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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 Marketplace. It only takes about 15 minutes. We weren't interested in a microwave, so I cannot answer that question. They are pretty good about answering emails.
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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 per person.
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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 per person.
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Hi Lori, We have several beaches nearby. If you want to bring a cooler with beer, you will have to use a public beach. I suggest Taino Beach, a taxi can take you there from Bell Channel Inn in approx. 5 min. As for your last question, yes we have fridges in the rooms. Hope this was helpful.
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I have been communicating with them since September until my trip mid March by email and never had a problem. Sometimes there was a short delay in response (a few days). I booked through expedia and did not have an issue. When I showed up they were expecting me and checked me in without any problem. I am sure they will do the same for you.
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"Quieter rooms are on the ends of the hotel, away from the center."
"Third floor for easier bar access"
"best view."
"2nd floor is nice.. just get lucky"
"We stayed in B7. It was GORGEOUS"
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PRICE RANGE
USD 122 - USD 174 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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LOCATION
CaribbeanBahamasGrand Bahama IslandFreeport
NUMBER OF ROOMS
32
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