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Bell Tower Hotel

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300 South Thayer Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48104
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Atlanta, GA
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

There aren't many choices if you want to stay on UM campus, but The Bell Tower is in the best location. You can walk anywhere (well, maybe not North Campus in the winter). The staff is exceedingly friendly, helpful and accommodating. The bathrooms have been nicely renovated. (There's even a TV screen in the bathroom mirror.) The room itself is... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

-Location is fantastic especially for University guests/ visitors. Your staff is very efficient and friendly. But you need to upgrade and invest as mentioned earlier. Get a new wifi system, please have safes in the rooms, carpets need over-hauling. Get the room service working.

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Sleepy Hollow, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

What a great and helpful staff. We stayed in a corner suite with our teenager who was, with the room provided, able to get good night sleep on the pull out couch, have his own living space to practice his intstrument on mute and we were still afforded some privacy as parents. Breakfast included was efficient and fresh. The hotel... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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25 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed at The Bell Tower for almost 15 years now when we go to Ann Arbor for Art Fair. We've also stayed in the same "King Suite" for the same amount of time. This year, there was no Restaurant (no big - doing renovations, etc.) and the hotel was not staffed well at all. No turn-down service, ran... More 

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

I am sorry we let you down during your recent stay. I left a voice mail with you Monday to discuss these issues but have not heard back from you. I would be more than happy to discuss these as there seem to be some discrepancies. Please feel free to contact me at 734-769-3010 if you would like to discuss.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for 2 nights while our daughters looked at UM. The hotel was lovely. The staff was great. Rooms, while not spacious , were superlative. Beds were very comfortable. Sheets also. Showers had great water pressure. Free continental breakfast was very satisfying. location was perfect.

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

Thank you for taking the time to review the Bell Tower. I appreciate you pointing out the amenities you liked and enjoyed. Have a great week and we look forward to your daughters selecting U of M! GO BLUE! DeWayne Grann General Manager More 

Potomac Falls, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're looking for the perfect spot to enjoy downtown Ann Arbor and the University of Michigan, this is your spot. In addition to the perfect location, this historic hotel gives you some of the charm and touches not available in today's modern chain hotels. I would highly recommend it for leisure and business travelers.

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

Thank you for the great review and summary of our hotel! Have a great summer and we look forward to your future stays. Sincerely, DeWayne Grann General Manager More 

Davis, California
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Bell Tower Hotel is located right in the heart of the U of M campus and downtown Ann Arbor. It is a perfect location for visiting in July for the Street Art Fairs. It is one mile from Michigan Stadium. The staff is friendly and helpful. It is also directly across the street from Hill Auditorium, if one is... More 

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

Thank you for the great review. I am considering hiring you to coordinate our social media material because I could not hire someone to write a better review than you just did. Thank you again and have a great summer! DeWayne Grann General Manager More 

Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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52 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It didn't feel like a warm, fuzzy inn. The persons at the front desk were not knowledgeable enough, although they were pleasant. Simple inquiries such as, "Where is a good hair salon?", were not adequately answered.The room was not ready until late in the day, although we arrived early, and it would have been easy to ready our room next,... More 

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

I am sorry that you had to wait until our guaranteed check-in at 4:00 PM. We try our best to grant each early check-in requests. Guests are not required to check-out until noon so there are times when we are not able to accommodate such requests. I truly hope you try our property again. I believe we will live up... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the perfect place to stay while visiting the University of Michigan if you are lucky enough to get a reservation. The hotel is charming, the staff is pleasant and the location just cannot be beat. You can easily walk anywhere on campus or in the town of Ann Arbor. I highly recommend this hotel!

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Thank you for the review. I appreciate the nice review and look forward to your future stays with us. Sincerely, DeWayne Grann More 

San Jose, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughter and I traveled to Michigan to tour University of Michigan and experienced a wonderful stay in the charming Bell Tower Hotel. Staff was professional, accommodations clean and very comfortable. I highly recommend this hotel.

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Thank you for the nice review and the kind words toward our staff. Sincerely, DeWayne Grann General Manager More 

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