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2766 Sand Road, Port Clinton, OH 43452
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The Five Bells Inn
Ranked #8 of 11 Port Clinton B&B and Inns
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Amherst, Ohio
4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I have traveled for many years and have stayed in all kinds of motels, hotels and B&B's. This experience was the first time we did not complete our stay. Arriving late afternoon, check in is after 4PM, a rainy day, we are escorted to one of the cottages. I noticed that every one had the windows open,... More

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Perry, Ohio
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 via mobile

Thought we were staying in a beautiful old house. When we arrived in the evening...exhausted, we were escorted out to a dank, musty,little building out behind the house next to a large swampy,buggy pond. The place smelled horribly of mildew. Immediately my allergies started going crazy and sinuses draining. Dirty carpet, old and dusty decor, spongy floors, an antiquated TV,... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

My husband and I stayed at Five Bells this week, and we had the most relaxing time ever. We enjoyed the hot tub and watching the sun set every night. The bed was quite comfortable, and the cottage (behind the main house) that we stayed in had been clean, comfortable, and relaxing. The jacuzzi was pretty awesome too. There was... More

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North Haven, Connecticut
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

I give Five Bells a 10! What a beautiful Bed and Breakfast. We met some friends in Port Clinton. We stayed in the main house and had a wonderful view of Lake Erie. We took advantage of the lawn area overlooking the lake as a gathering for us to sit and catch up with each other. What a Beautiful sunset.... More

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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

My wife and I have been coming here for the past 6 years and we have always had a wonderful time, and Jerry & Eileen are always excellent hosts. This time we stopped by going and coming home to spend the 4th of July weekend. As always, breakfast by chef Jerry is excellent, and the view is still to die... More

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Columbus, Ohio
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We stayed in the family cottage three nights behind the main house. I do not recommend this. The cottage was in bad shape. Floors are very "spongy" in places, where you feel like you may actually go through. Lots of movies for the kids, but VCR did not work. Dead bugs pressed into the spare blankets, live spiders all over.... More

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Cleveland, Ohio
20 reviews 20 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We stayed here for two nights during the "Greatest Week in American Birding" in early May. Stayed in the "Pansy Room" (rooms are named after flowers and are colored to match). Nice jacuzzi tub, good wifi, excellent breakfast the next day. Good birding right on the property that day too. Easy walk to the Lake Erie Shore. Very hospitable hosts.... More

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Royal Oak, Michigan, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

If you're looking for a wonderful place to get away to--and it's not too early to be thinking about Spring and the "Biggest Week in American Birding 2014"--consider the Five Bells Inn. Eileen and Jerry are warm and friendly hosts who provide comfortable accommodations (including a hot tub!) in a wonderful setting, complete with gorgeous sunsets over Lake Erie and... More

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Napoleon, Ohio
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

Arriving late (after dark) in an unfamiliar place is always a concern, but the 5BI is easy to find, and Eileen was efficiently welcoming upon our arrival and we were able to settle in and were resting and relaxing in no time. We woke, as expected, to chilly, damp weather, but the day quickly improved to an ideal sunny, crisp,... More

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38 reviews 38 reviews
5 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

My husband and I stayed at this lovely bed & breakfast over Labor Day weekend (3 nights). We had room #4, which is in the main house. This bright sunny yellow room is nice, and although it doesn't have a shower, it has a jacuzzi tub. YAY! (We knew in advance that it didn't have a shower). The weather was... More

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Address: 2766 Sand Road, Port Clinton, OH 43452
Location: United States > Ohio > Port Clinton
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Also Known As:
The Five Bells Inn Port Clinton, Ohio

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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 
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