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Bell Hotel
Ranked #18 of 26 Hotels in Zandvoort
Reviewed 15 September 2015 via mobile

Ok so on the bright side check-in was efficient, the room was a decent size, clean and with nice bed linen, and the breakfast was nice, but on the downside there were no plugs in the wash basin or bath, there was no soap provided (my two pet hotel hates), and the manager, though pleasant enough, appeared to "like a drink." I also had to pay in full on arrival which is rubbish for a thee star hotel.

But most of all please get rid of the awful old carpets on the - very steep - stairs up to the rooms and decorate the same hall and stairs. Then it will start to resemble a three star hotel rather than a doss house.

Stayed: September 2015
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Reviewed 20 October 2014

Found this quaint B&B on a busy weekend and was shown a spacious room on the top floor. The interior fittings and finishes are quite dated but everything was in good repair and guests walking the stairs couldn't be heard from inside the room. The facilities inside the room were sufficient and the bathroom very practical. Breakfast was a broad selection of good quality and left us wanting for nothing. The entire experience was excellent to the point of being forgettable! a comfortable, welcoming, and good value B&B

  • Stayed: September 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 9 September 2012

I have stayed at the Bell Hotel on quite a few occasions,over the years. I have always found the staff there to be friendly and welcoming. The breakfasts have always been delicious.The rooms are like a boutique hotel, not the usual white and bland ones you get. The bar is ideal for a quiet drink. And the position is ideal for the town and beach. Its near the train station so you can travel into Amsterdam if you want to. I would recommend this Hotel to anyone.

  • Stayed: December 2011, travelled with friends
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Thank SarahC1966
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Reviewed 23 October 2007

Booked this hotel for five nights in all good faith but on arrival was immediately dismayed at the sight of the bar/eating area which was very dowdy. Ok, we thought, this may be a local feature. Upon proceeding up the stairway we could not help noticing the wallpaper which appeared to have been decorated at least 50 years previously; also the paintwork on the stair rails was worn through to the wood at various places. We were shown our room and was immediately struck by the very, very strong smell of tobacco smoke ~ despite having requested a non-smoking room. In less than 10 minutes my throat was burning and we then decided to seek advice from the local Tourist Information office. The result was an immediate move to another hotel. Same price per night, but boy, what a contrast!
The TIC did say that although the Bell advertised in the local guide, it hadn't been a member of the tourist association for two years.
The bed linen at the hotel was spotlessly clean, but frankly that was the only good thing we could say about it.
Overall stay at this hotel: 1 hour. Fifty-nine minutes too long in my opinion!
Incidentally, it was more than two hours and two drinks later before my throat was clear of the effects of the smokey room.

Stayed: September 2007
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Reviewed 21 October 2016
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Stayed: October 2016
2  Thank Peter L
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Address: Hogeweg 7-9, 2042 GD Zandvoort, The Netherlands
Region: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Zandvoort
Bar / Lounge Restaurant
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Ranked #18 of 26 Hotels in Zandvoort
Price Range: RM385 - RM661 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bell Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 14
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