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The Bell House Bed & Breakfast

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821 Irving Ave., Colonial Beach, VA 22443
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Bealeton, Virginia
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We were lucky to find 2 rooms. It was the Blues festival weekend, we had such a wonderful time. Our hostess Ms Ann Bolin was amazing, she treated us like family and was very informative to the history of the Bell House. Ann made us a wonderful breakfast and I had the best Merlot wine I've ever had. We will... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

We just spent 3 days at this magnificent home. The owner and hostess Ann Bolin is so warm and welcoming. She goes out of her way to make sure each day with her is an experience to cherish. She makes an incredibly creative gourmet breakfast for you each morning. I could hardly wait for each morning to see what wonderful... More 

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Chesapeake, Virginia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

My husband and I stayed this past weekend. (We are 37 & 40). We LOVED this place. It's gorgeous and Ann Bolin is an outstanding hostess. I will say that the outside photo is deceiving as there are houses surrounding it and there is a road right in between the bulkhead and the house but do not let that deter... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
16 reviews 16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

This year my wife & I took a trip on my brother's boat from Norfolk up the Potomac River to Washington DC and back (fantastic trip. Recommend it highly!). My wife & I stayed at the Bell house on the way up, and again on the return trip, and we are very glad we did. The house itself is beautiful,... More 

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Archdale, North Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013

During our very recent two-night stay at The Bell House, we were thrilled with our first adventure into B&B lodging. The owner, Ann Bolin, is a virtual font of local attractions, and it's obvious that the network of area attractions and restaurants works well together. The house itself is a beautifully-maintained jewel, decorated to a higher standard than many museums... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
20 reviews 20 reviews
11 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013

You cannot beat the service at the Bell House. When the owner found out it was our wedding anniversary weekend, she had appetizers and sparkling wine ready for us on the veranda the afternoon of our arrival. She was also very helpful in helping select a restaurant for the evening. The Bell House is lovely (charming and clean) - we... More 

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Lovettsville, Virginia, United States
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35 reviews 35 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012

My wife and I are actively searching for reitrement property in the lower Potomac and Bay area. WE never have stayed in a B&B. We called Anne whom called the next day, Veterans day. We checked in, had a wonderfull tour of the house, being a history seeker, this was great. The evening wine and cheese was wonderful, Anne gave... More 

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Southeast virginia
19 reviews 19 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012

We came upon the Bell House Bed and Breakfast through Trip Advisor. We had initially went to Westmoreland State Park. We spent one night there and the cabin was impossible to stay in. Determined to save our anniversary weekend, we left the State Park. Calling various B & B's in the area, I had to leave messages for the proprietors.... More 

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santa monica
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65 reviews 65 reviews
17 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2012

Decided to explore the area briefly before a conference in Wash DC. This was a fantastic find!! Anne is a great human being and will never steer you wrong on places to eat in Colonial Beach. She welcomed us warmly as family and ensured that when we left that we had Fat Freda's crabcakes freshly made. The afternoon wine and... More 

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Buckingham, Virginia
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2012

My husband and I have been staying with Ann (innkeeper) several times per year for the past 8 years. Every visit has been fabulous! Ann is warm, witty and generous and a super star cook! Her breakfasts are to die for...luscious sweet potato cake, unparalleled eggs benedict, unbelievably yummy stuffed french toast...just to name a few dining experiences! The views... More 

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Address: 821 Irving Ave., Colonial Beach, VA 22443
Location: United States > Virginia > Colonial Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 4

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