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Lima, Ohio
Reviewed 9 August 2012

This was our second stay at the Inn. We knew what we were looking for in a short Lake Erie stay and remembered our previous stay here. Jerry and Eileen were very hospitable and professional. We stayed in room 7 which is adjacent to the lagoon. Our room was clean, comfortable, and air conditioned and we got exactly what we...

Thank Getready2go
Columbus, Ohio, United States
Reviewed 16 May 2012

My wife and I stayed at the Five Bells Inn adjacent to Lake Erie during the "Biggest Week in American Birding." The hospitality of our hosts was great. They provided early breakfast (6:30 a.m.) for us and other birders. The grounds are very attractive and well-kept. There is an active Bald Eagle nest on the property, as well as a...

2Thank Marc S
Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 7 November 2011

What a fantastic place. Wonderful setting. Great hospitality. I could not have asked for a more beautiful and warm place to propose to my bride!

Thank djackson_11
Reviewed 21 August 2011

The web site did not explain that there is a main house and two add'l cottages. One has 3sep. Rooms and the other is the fam. cot. We chose (against better judgement) the fam cott for convenience. It had a very moldy smell and the shower was not mildew free. The owners were very friendly, but they really need to...

3Thank 2_IL_Travelers
James J, Owner at The Five Bells Inn, responded to this review

Hello - We apologize that your experience with us was not up to your expectations! We have made many updates to the unit you stayed in (well, all of our units), and are working very hard to make sure the suites are all clean, fresh, and free of any unpleasant odors. Thank you for bringing these issues to our attention...

Wadsworth, Ohio
Reviewed 1 August 2011

Even though we didn't fit their typical "romantic couple" customer profile, Jerry and Eileen welcomed my sisters, our families and me without a quibble. The breakfasts were tasty, the rooms were comfy, clean and nicely decorated, and the Jarcs were wonderful hosts. The setting was lush and beautiful, with shade trees and flowers and lots of great places to sit...

1Thank OhioBetty
Zanesville, Ohio
Reviewed 29 July 2011

My wife and I had never stayed at a bed and breakfast prior to our great night at The Five Bells. the accommodations were clean and cozy. the location was terrific and offered a great view of the lake. Jerry and Eileen were wonderful. we felt very comfortable and welcome from the moment we walked in the door.

1Thank KaraAndAndyBell
Long Island, New York
Reviewed 22 July 2011

Our two stays at The Five Bells Inn were satisfying to the MAX. Our hosts Jerry and Eileen are the epitome of hospitipal innkeepers. The nature preserve adds to the pleasure of the stay.

1Thank anjama1
West Des Moines, Iowa
Reviewed 2 July 2011

We reserved a room for four nights in June. Talking to the owner on the phone and looking at the information on their website would lead you to believe this is the perfect place for a romantic get-away. After a 10.5 hour drive, we arrived and were greeted by the owners and shown to our "room" - a dirty duplex/bungalow...

9Thank CaTaMoBaRi
James J, Owner at The Five Bells Inn, responded to this review

Let us apologize again for your experience at the Five Bells! We have made many improvements to the units you stayed in - the cottages have been completely renovated, and we are very proud of their cleanliness and charm. We are also constantly changing out furniture and linens to make sure each guest has a comfortable stay in our suites....

Monroeville, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 4 November 2010

Five Bells is a wonderful experience--great ,homemase breakfast, lovely location, and caring hosts. We will be back!

Thank dadelman
Dayton, Ohio
Reviewed 23 October 2010

My husband and I were very excited to stay at this bed and breakfast. Unfortunately, our stay was completely sub-par, mostly due to room cleanliness. The room we stayed in smelled of dust and mold. Everything in the room was worn out and dusty, including the sheets...to the point where we were extremely uncomfortable to sleep in the bed. The...

1Thank Cheezcake4me
James J, Owner at The Five Bells Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting our Inn! We appreciate your kind words, and we are sorry to hear that your room was not up to standards. We are constantly working to make improvements to our rooms, and have made many major renovations to the suite you stayed in. Thank you for your feedback - we will continue working to make sure...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A romantic bed and breakfast on the shores of Lake Erie. Western-facing sunset views put this B&B above the rest in the area. Every suite has a private bath, and the breakfasts are the best on the island. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Five Bells Inn

Address: 2766 E Sand Rd, Port Clinton, OH 43452-2743
Region: United States > Ohio > Port Clinton
Price Range: $160 - $213 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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The Five Bells Inn Port Clinton, Ohio
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“All rooms are lovely”
 of 5 bubbles LUVTRVLNE, 28 May 2015 | Read review
“Avoid the cottages!!!”
 of 5 bubbles JustPassinThru2014, 14 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Call early ! Rooms in the main house fill up quickly.”
 of 5 bubbles ParkTraveler2012, 28 May 2014 | Read review
“The purple "Pansy Suite" (Room #7) with a king-sized bed and jacuzzi is in one of the rooms in a cabin-type buildings away from the main house and road, and the little deck on the front affords a great view of the lagoon.”
 of 5 bubbles MaureenD981, 27 Jan 2014 | Read review
“Room 2 ("black & white) was very comfortable. For a queen sized bed, it seemed larger.”
  • Sunset view from room window
 of 5 bubbles 149jeffs, 22 Sep 2013 | Read review
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