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    Barkwells, The Dog Lovers' Vacation Retreat

    290 Lance Rd, Mills River, NC 28759-3884
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    “fenced yard” (15 reviews)
    “dog towels” (13 reviews)
    “hot tub” (41 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Air Conditioning
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    Non-Smoking Rooms
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    Kitchenette
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    Reviewed 26 May 2017

    This was our first time at Barkwells, and our 2 Greyhounds, and one Bernese Mountain dog, enjoyed it, so very much. My Greyhounds, are usually only friendly, around other greyhounds, but they loved to meet and play with all the dogs. Our older cousin, Tank,...More

    1  Thank NinaG0524
    Response from Barkwells, General Manager at Barkwells, The Dog Lovers' Vacation RetreatResponded 7 July 2017

    Thank you for taking the time to review Barkwells. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit and found that the cabin fit all of your needs. We strive to make vacationing easy with your dogs. We hope that you have a...More

    Reviewed 21 May 2017

    This is our second visit to Barkwell's and it certainly won't be our last - we're already booked for next year, and a longer stay. It would be a great vacation even if you didn't have dogs, but with dogs - we have two smooth...More

    1  Thank Martino52
    Response from Barkwells, General Manager at Barkwells, The Dog Lovers' Vacation RetreatResponded 7 July 2017

    Thank you for taking the time to review Barkwells. We are delighted that you have a wonderful visit. We focus on making vacation for our guests and their pets a relaxing and fun experience. We hope that you have a wonderful summer and we look...More

    Reviewed 29 April 2017

    We arrived in mid April for a 9 day stay, having stayed at Barkwell's the previous April. Once again we were in "Bo's Hideaway" cabin but it had some changes to it since we were last there. The sunroom was removed and a large covered...More

    1  Thank Bethany B
    Response from Barkwells, Manager at Barkwells, The Dog Lovers' Vacation RetreatResponded 1 May 2017

    Thank you for taking the time leave a review about your recent stay at our property. We enjoyed having you back and we are so happy to hear that you liked the changes to the cabin. We know that the covered porch is a great...More

    Reviewed 13 April 2017

    Well, this place exceeded all expectations. The cabin was immaculate and the attention to detail was beyond belief. Every possible amenity was considered, detailed instructions were provided, and every comfort and convenience offered. The property itself is exceptionally well maintained and both the private yard...More

    1  Thank Matt B
    Response from Barkwells, General Manager at Barkwells, The Dog Lovers' Vacation RetreatResponded 15 April 2017

    Thank you for taking the time to review our property. We are so happy to hear that you had a great visit. We strive to cover all the details so that when you arrive you need to only be concerned with relaxing and having a...More

    Reviewed 12 April 2017

    This is our 10th visit in 7 years. There is truly no place I would rather vacation and being able to take our 'children' is just icing on the cake. This year we shared that our cabin would be celebrating 2 birthdays and 2 anniversaries....More

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    Response from Barkwells, General Manager at Barkwells, The Dog Lovers' Vacation RetreatResponded 15 April 2017

    Thank you for taking the time to give a review of your recent stay. We are always happy to hear that we surpassed our guests' expectations. We enjoyed having you here and so glad to hear that your visit was a special experience. We look...More

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    Brian L
    25 April 2017|
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    Response from DavidandKarenTampaFl | Reviewed this property |
    About 30 minutes from Barkwells.
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    8 March 2016|
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    Response from 10Yankee |
    Closest is Ingles, very nice supermarket. Barkwells supplies starter filters, so don't worry about bringing any with you. They also have salt & pepper, little half & half containers, cooking spray, cleaning supplies, laundry... More
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