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The Bell House Bed & Breakfast

821 Irving Ave., Colonial Beach, VA 22443
The Bell House Bed & Breakfast
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Ashburn, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were looking for a quick one night stay in Colonial Beach. Anne had availability and was so welcoming. We enjoyed visiting with her and the other guests during the wine and cheese. Anne provided breakfast early to me since I had to leave for a business appointment during the regular breakfast time. Enjoyed breakfast a lot. Our room was... More 

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Severna Park, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

The Bell House is a little dream of a bed and breakfast -- a high Victorian-styled home that was once the coastal summer getaway for Alexander Graham Bell. Located right on the edge of the Potomac just before it spills into the Chesapeake Bay, it is just far enough away from the hubbub and golf cart traffic jam of funky... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

My fiancé and I stayed with Anne for a week. Anne is the owner and she is the most amazing person I have ever met!!! She is kind, warm, caring, generous, witty, and a fabulous cook. She loves cross word puzzles and she really makes you feel at home in her house. I could go on and on about how... More 

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Ashburn, VA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

We stayed at The Bell House in October 2014. I have been meaning to write a review sooner than 4 months. Our stay was absolutely perfect! The owner, Ann made my husband and I feel completely at home. The view is really pretty and we loved watching the sunrise on the Potomac side right off the front porch. The bed... More 

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Bealeton, Virginia
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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
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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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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
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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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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
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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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