BELL TOWER HOTEL

300 South Thayer, Ann Arbor, MI 48104 US
2.5 Star property
42.27942 -83.73963
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Very Good
4.0/ 5

Based on 360 guest reviews

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  • Has valet parking
  • Fitness center on property
  • Check in: 4 PM

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86
Excellent

Excellent business hotel. Affordable parking. Fair breakfast prices. Friendly atmosphere. Popular among families.

“Near the University” “Superb location”

Excellent Overall Ranking Top 7% in city
Excellent Business Hotel Top 4% in city
Excellent City Hotel Top 8% in city
Best Location In City
Best Reception In City

Good to know

  • Accessible parking

    “Valet parking was very convenient for” “Parking area next to a”

  • Wonderful sightseeing

    “Bell tower is open” “Near the University”

  • Impressive bathroom

    “Large shower” “Lovely renovated bath”

  • Noisy

    “PAPER THIN walls” “A lot of noise”

Review highlights

Location

98/100
130 reviews

Great location. Parking is good and affordable. Excellent sightseeing, restaurants and bars nearby.

“Amazing shops” “Superb location” “Excellent location in downtown”

Service

93/100
107 reviews

Friendly service and great reception.

“Staff were excellent” “Very welcoming staff” “Staff very courteous and prompt”

Breakfast

68/100
61 reviews

Affordable, fairly tasty breakfasts.

“No eggs” “Nice complimentary breakfast” “Synthetic scrambled eggs”

WiFi

62/100
19 reviews

WiFi is good value.

“Wi fi worked fine” “Free Wi-fi” “No wi-fi service”

Room

56/100
99 reviews

Clean, decent rooms. Small, poorly-maintained rooms with bad A/C. Impressive bathroom. Small bathroom.

“No mirror in the room” “Air-conditioner did not work” “Extremely small sink”

Food

53/100
16 reviews

Food is all right.

“Fantastic buffet” “Welcoming dining area” “Beautiful dining area”

Amenities

45/100
20 reviews

Old facilities and unpleasant entrance area.

“Older property” “Dark lobby” “A little old so classic design”

Comfort

44/100
68 reviews

Noisy room lacking in comfort. Small rooms and bathrooms with shoddy A/C.

“Hotel room was small” “Air-conditioner did not work” “Extremely small sink”

Ranked top 8% by couples, with a score of 87

Good to know

  • Noisy

    “PAPER THIN walls” “A lot of noise”

  • Accessible parking

    “Valet parking was very convenient for” “Parking area next to a”

  • Small rooms

    “Hotel room was small” “Extremely small sink”

  • Uncomfortable

    “Hotel room was small” “Air-conditioner did not work”

Review highlights

Location

98/100
25 reviews

Great location and easy parking.

“Amazing shops” “Superb location” “Excellent location in downtown”

Service

93/100
18 reviews

Friendly service.

“Staff were excellent” “Very welcoming staff” “Staff very courteous and prompt”

Value

71/100
10 reviews

Best value for money.

“Free valet parking” “No charge” “Location free”

Breakfast

68/100
12 reviews

Breakfast is average.

“No eggs” “Nice complimentary breakfast” “Synthetic scrambled eggs”

Room

54/100
23 reviews

Average rooms with standard beds. Bathrooms are nice, but rooms are small.

“No mirror in the room” “Air-conditioner did not work” “Extremely small sink”

Comfort

40/100
16 reviews

Rooms are average, though small, uncomfortable and quite noisy.

“Hotel room was small” “Air-conditioner did not work” “Extremely small sink”

Ranked top 1% by solo travelers, with a score of 87

Good to know

  • Poorly-maintained rooms

    “Air-conditioner did not work” “Thin walls”

  • Free internet

    “Free Wi-fi” “Wi-fi free”

  • Small rooms

    “Hotel room was small” “Extremely small sink”

  • Friendly service

    “Attentive staff” “Very welcoming staff”

Review highlights

Location

97/100
22 reviews

Great location.

“Amazing shops” “Superb location” “Excellent location in downtown”

Service

91/100
21 reviews

Friendly service.

“Staff were excellent” “Very welcoming staff” “Staff very courteous and prompt”

Value

70/100
12 reviews

Best value for money. Free internet.

“Free valet parking” “No charge” “Location free”

Breakfast

69/100
11 reviews

Breakfast is average.

“No eggs” “Nice complimentary breakfast” “Synthetic scrambled eggs”

WiFi

59/100
10 reviews

WiFi is good value.

“Wi fi worked fine” “Free Wi-fi” “No wi-fi service”

Room

53/100
18 reviews

Bathrooms are nice, rooms are so-so. Small and dilapidated rooms.

“No mirror in the room” “Air-conditioner did not work” “Extremely small sink”

Comfort

42/100
9 reviews

Small and uncomfortable rooms.

“Hotel room was small” “Air-conditioner did not work” “Extremely small sink”

Ranked top 18% by families, with a score of 86

Good to know

  • Hotel is outdated

    “Older property” “A little old so classic design”

  • Wonderful sightseeing

    “Bell tower is open” “Near the University”

  • Great location

    “Amazing shops” “Superb location”

  • Fantastic service

    “Staff were excellent” “Very welcoming staff”

Review highlights

Location

98/100
20 reviews

Great location with excellent sightseeing.

“Amazing shops” “Superb location” “Excellent location in downtown”

Service

92/100
16 reviews

Friendly service.

“Staff were excellent” “Very welcoming staff” “Staff very courteous and prompt”

Breakfast

69/100
11 reviews

Breakfast is average.

“No eggs” “Nice complimentary breakfast” “Synthetic scrambled eggs”

Vibe

56/100
8 reviews

Decent vibe. Hotel is outdated.

“Chic experience” “New mattresses” “Older property”

Room

55/100
15 reviews

Average rooms with standard beds.

“No mirror in the room” “Air-conditioner did not work” “Extremely small sink”

Comfort

43/100
9 reviews

Okay beds but not comfortable overall.

“Hotel room was small” “Air-conditioner did not work” “Extremely small sink”

Good to know

  • Accessible parking

    “Valet parking was very convenient for” “Parking area next to a”

  • Wonderful sightseeing

    “Bell tower is open” “Near the University”

  • Impressive bathroom

    “Large shower” “Lovely renovated bath”

  • Noisy

    “PAPER THIN walls” “A lot of noise”

Review highlights

Location

98/100
126 reviews

Great location. Parking is good and affordable. Excellent sightseeing, restaurants and bars nearby.

“Amazing shops” “Superb location” “Excellent location in downtown”

Service

92/100
103 reviews

Friendly service and great reception.

“Staff were excellent” “Very welcoming staff” “Staff very courteous and prompt”

Breakfast

69/100
58 reviews

Affordable, fairly tasty breakfasts.

“No eggs” “Nice complimentary breakfast” “Synthetic scrambled eggs”

WiFi

62/100
19 reviews

WiFi is good value.

“Wi fi worked fine” “Free Wi-fi” “No wi-fi service”

Room

57/100
96 reviews

Clean, decent rooms. Small, poorly-maintained rooms with bad A/C. Impressive bathroom. Small bathroom.

“No mirror in the room” “Air-conditioner did not work” “Extremely small sink”

Food

56/100
15 reviews

Food is all right.

“Fantastic buffet” “Welcoming dining area” “Restaurant not open”

Amenities

45/100
20 reviews

Old facilities and unpleasant entrance area.

“Older property” “Dark lobby” “A little old so classic design”

Comfort

44/100
67 reviews

Noisy room lacking in comfort. Small rooms and bathrooms with shoddy A/C.

“Hotel room was small” “Air-conditioner did not work” “Extremely small sink”

Ranked top 1% by couples, with a score of 87

Good to know

  • Noisy

    “PAPER THIN walls” “A lot of noise”

  • Accessible parking

    “Valet parking was very convenient for” “Parking area next to a”

  • Small rooms

    “Hotel room was small” “Extremely small sink”

  • Uncomfortable

    “Hotel room was small” “Air-conditioner did not work”

Review highlights

Location

98/100
24 reviews

Great location and easy parking.

“Amazing shops” “Superb location” “Excellent location in downtown”

Service

93/100
18 reviews

Friendly service.

“Staff were excellent” “Very welcoming staff” “Staff very courteous and prompt”

Value

71/100
10 reviews

Best value for money.

“Free valet parking” “No charge” “Location free”

Breakfast

68/100
12 reviews

Breakfast is average.

“No eggs” “Nice complimentary breakfast” “Synthetic scrambled eggs”

Room

54/100
23 reviews

Average rooms with standard beds. Bathrooms are nice, but rooms are small.

“No mirror in the room” “Air-conditioner did not work” “Extremely small sink”

Comfort

40/100
16 reviews

Rooms are average, though small, uncomfortable and quite noisy.

“Hotel room was small” “Air-conditioner did not work” “Extremely small sink”

Ranked top 7% by solo travelers, with a score of 85

Good to know

  • Poorly-maintained rooms

    “Air-conditioner did not work” “Thin walls”

  • Free internet

    “Free Wi-fi” “Wi-fi free”

  • Small rooms

    “Hotel room was small” “Extremely small sink”

  • Friendly service

    “Attentive staff” “Very welcoming staff”

Review highlights

Location

97/100
21 reviews

Great location.

“Amazing shops” “Superb location” “Excellent location in downtown”

Service

91/100
20 reviews

Friendly service.

“Staff were excellent” “Very welcoming staff” “Staff very courteous and prompt”

Value

70/100
12 reviews

Best value for money. Free internet.

“Free valet parking” “No charge” “Location free”

Breakfast

68/100
10 reviews

Breakfast is average.

“No eggs” “Nice complimentary breakfast” “Synthetic scrambled eggs”

WiFi

59/100
10 reviews

WiFi is good value.

“Wi fi worked fine” “No wi-fi service” “Terrible wi-fi”

Room

54/100
17 reviews

Bathrooms are nice, rooms are so-so. Small and dilapidated rooms.

“No mirror in the room” “Air-conditioner did not work” “Extremely small sink”

Comfort

42/100
8 reviews

Small and uncomfortable rooms.

“Hotel room was small” “Air-conditioner did not work” “Extremely small sink”

Ranked top 16% by families, with a score of 87

Good to know

  • Hotel is outdated

    “Older property” “A little old so classic design”

  • Wonderful sightseeing

    “Bell tower is open” “Near the University”

  • Great location

    “Amazing shops” “Superb location”

  • Fantastic service

    “Staff were excellent” “Very welcoming staff”

Review highlights

Location

98/100
20 reviews

Great location with excellent sightseeing.

“Amazing shops” “Superb location” “Excellent location in downtown”

Service

92/100
16 reviews

Friendly service.

“Staff were excellent” “Very welcoming staff” “Staff very courteous and prompt”

Breakfast

69/100
11 reviews

Breakfast is average.

“No eggs” “Nice complimentary breakfast” “Synthetic scrambled eggs”

Room

56/100
13 reviews

Average rooms with standard beds.

“No mirror in the room” “Air-conditioner did not work” “Extremely small sink”

Vibe

55/100
7 reviews

Decent vibe. Hotel is outdated.

“Hallway were crystal clear” “Chic experience” “New mattresses”

Comfort

43/100
9 reviews

Okay beds but not comfortable overall.

“Hotel room was small” “Air-conditioner did not work” “Extremely small sink”

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Customer Reviews of Bell Tower Hotel

4.0 out of 5. Based on 360 guest reviews , Very Good

Property Description

Property Location
With a stay at Bell Tower Hotel, you'll be centrally located in Ann Arbor, steps from Hill Auditorium and University of Michigan. This hotel is within close proximity of Kelsey Museum of Archaeology at the University of Michigan and Power Center for the Performing Arts.

Rooms
Make yourself at home in one of the 66 guestrooms. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available to keep you connected. Bathrooms have complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones, as well as complimentary newspapers and irons/ironing boards.

Rec, Spa, Premium Amenities
Take advantage of recreation opportunities such as a 24-hour fitness center, or other amenities including complimentary wireless Internet access and concierge services.

Dining
Take advantage of the hotel's room service (during limited hours).

Business, Other Amenities
Featured amenities include express check-out, dry cleaning/laundry services, and a 24-hour front desk. Event facilities at this hotel consist of conference space and meeting rooms. Free valet parking is available onsite.

Amenities / Features

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Free newspaper
  • Free toiletries
  • Free WiFi
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Television

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