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Dinner Bell Motel

12094 South Williams Street, Dunnellon, FL 34432
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Stuart, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a great little motel. The staff was very friendly and it was very clean. Free WiFi. We were two women with teenagers and felt very safe. It had everything we needed. We plan on going back to Rainbow Springs and would definitely stay there again. The restaurants were close by and so were the parks. Also, I loved... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed at room 103. It was the second room we tried since the first one smelled like a wet dog. The room we settled with smelled musty, The "queen sized bed" was actually full size. The bed squeak if you as much as cough. There was an armoire in the room for a 42 or larger Flat screen TV, yet... More 

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Boynton Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here one night with my wife to see the Rainbow River. The price was fair, the gentleman in the office I believe his name was Jimmy was very friendly. The bed was comfortable and the room was clean. Very easy access from the parking lot. Make sure you walk down to the boat ramp behind the motel to visit... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Average because there are so few options in Dunnellon. The beds were uncomfortable however the rooms were generally clean and close to Rainbow River which was why we were in Dunnellon. Would I stay there again? I probably would since it was inexpensive, generally clean, safe and it appears to be on par with the other options in Dunnellon. The... More 

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Minnetonka, Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

The price was reasonable, our room was clean, though the carpet in our room was very stained(very big stains) and probably should be replaced. The bed was comfortable and the air conditioner was noisy, but consistently so --so it was easy to sleep. I was in several other rooms since I was there with a group of people and carpet... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This hotel is really bare bones. The Bad: Not much for amenities, no pool, no fitness center, no breakfast, no shampoo and conditioner, etc. The rooms are old and run down and the beds are very uncomfortable. The pillows are even worse than the beds, paper thin and they only give you 2 per bed. There were little bugs all... More 

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Jupiter, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Loved our family getaway to Rainbow Springs. The Dinner Bell was close to everything. It is very clean without that overbearing chemical smell, The beds were comfortable, and the shower had great pressure with hot water. Couldn't have asked for a better place to stay. Everyone was so nice and helpful. My son loved that you got an actual room... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 via mobile

We loved our stay at Dinner Bell. The room was very clean. Our only complaint is the shower head is too short and the pillows are too thin. Other than that everything was great. I found the staff to be very friendly. We will definitely stay again.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

The Dinner Bell is merely ok. My room was large and the bed was pretty comfortable. Looks like the last reno took place in the 70s. I got a smoking room (last room avail) and there burn marks on the table and the bathtub. The sheets were clean as were the bath linens. The lady at the desk seemed like... More 

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Randy L, Owner at Dinner Bell Motel, responded to this review

Damage to room has been fixed, room has been converted to non-smoking. thank you More 

Panther country
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

We are relocating and decided to stay with Randy at the Dinner Bell Motel. Our room- 204 was great. The beds were confortable(made a few squeaking sounds when you roll) and pillows were thin ( I bought my own from Walmart). Bathrooms were SPOTLESSLY and room carpet was new. It is not your Disney World resort but we found it... More 

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