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Guest House

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Rated from 3 to 5, and meeting all the criteria of black stars, Silver Stars are awarded to guest accommodation with a superior level of quality, hospitality, service and cleanliness.

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Customer rating 9 / 10
Based on 173 reviews

Warm and welcoming public areas at this inn, close to the coast

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At a glance

Family rooms
Dogs welcome

The Bell Guest House is located in Horden just a few minutes from the sea. The house gets its name from the previous owner, Henry Bell, who purchased the property back in 1925 – retains plenty of charm and character. The bedrooms are well appointed and comfortable, while the coach bar and lounge are warm and welcoming. This guest house is ideally located for Hartlepool, Sunderland, Newcastle and Durham.


  • Rooms: 9
  • Family rooms: 2

Room rates

  • Credit cards accepted

Opening times

  • Closed: 24–26 December


  • Wi-Fi available
  • Freeview TV in rooms
  • Dogs allowed on premises
  • Coach parties welcome


  • Children welcome
  • Cots provided
  • High chairs


  • Secure cycle storage

Getting here

From A19 onto A1086 (Sunderland Road).

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