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    Barkwells, The Dog Lovers' Vacation Retreat

    290 Lance Rd, Mills River, NC 28759-3884
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    Room & Suite (53)
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    • Excellent95%
    • Very good2%
    • Average1%
    • Poor1%
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    “fenced yard” (16 reviews)
    “dog towels” (14 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Hot Tub
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Family Rooms
    Kitchenette
    Pets Allowed
    Wheelchair Access
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    Reviewed 30 April 2016

    My husband and I and our 2 dogs just spent an amazing week at Barkwell's. We had actually booked for a week in April 2015. A few days before we were due to leave, I broke my arm. I was in a lot of pain...More

    Thank Bethany B
    Response from Barkwells, General Manager at Barkwells, The Dog Lovers' Vacation RetreatResponded 27 May 2016

    Thank you for writing such a great review of our property. We know that we are doing it right when we have guests leave reviews like this! We are so happy to hear that you have a fun and relaxing visit. We look forward to...More

    Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

    Finding a place to travel with dogs is always difficult. There could be the temptation to concentrate too much on the pets at the expense of the human guests. Not so with Barkwell's. Located about 25 minutes from downtown Ashville in the beautiful and tranquil...More

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    Response from Barkwells, General Manager at Barkwells, The Dog Lovers' Vacation RetreatResponded 27 May 2016

    Thank you so much for your review of Barkwells. We are so happy to hear that you had a wonderful visit and enjoyed Bo's Hideaway. Our goal is to ensure that each of our guests has an amazing experience and we are so happy that...More

    Reviewed 18 February 2016

    Barkwells provides the perfect setting for a dog friendly dream vacation. Here you have your own spacious, comfortable, and luxurious cabin - 2 bed 2 bath, fireplace, hot tub on your deck, kitchen w/ cookware, dish washer, laundry, views from living room and master bath,...More

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    Response from Barkwells, General Manager at Barkwells, The Dog Lovers' Vacation RetreatResponded 26 February 2016

    Thank you for taking the time to review our property. We are so happy that you were able to enjoy the property and the surrounding area. We hope that you will be able to visit us again soon. (And the massages are amazing!!! We are...More

    Reviewed 11 February 2016

    Barkwell's is the perfect vacation spot, especially for dog lovers. Property is big and beautiful. Cabin (Baxter) was immaculate and cozy with everything you could possibly need - for you and your dog. The staff is friendly and helpful, they even offered us fresh eggs...More

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    Response from Barkwells, General Manager at Barkwells, The Dog Lovers' Vacation RetreatResponded 26 February 2016

    Thank you for taking the time to review our property. We are so happy that you had a great visit and that your doggie was able to enjoy the freedom of Barkwells. We hope to see you again soon.

    Reviewed 3 February 2016

    Just got back from our first visit. WE LOVED IT!! Stayed at Bo's Hideaway. Huge fenced in yard that opens up to community area. Marley LOVED swimming in the pond, and Hope LOVED the chickens! They think of everything for your pups. Two large dog...More

    Thank Donna M
    Response from Barkwells, General Manager at Barkwells, The Dog Lovers' Vacation RetreatResponded 26 February 2016

    Thank you for taking the time to write a review about our property. We are so happy to hear that you had a wonderful visit. We hope that you all bring Marley back again soon to enjoy the pond in warmer weather. We wish you...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • Hot Tub
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    • Price range
    • US$210 - US$310 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 8
    • Location
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    • North Carolina Mountains >
    • Mills River
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    Traveller (246)
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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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    "The Diva cabin has the absolute best deck!"
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    "With 2 dogs, we choose DIvas and it was divine. Next time, I may try Baxters only to be closer to the pond."
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    "Bo's Hidaway suits us perfectly."
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