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    Barkwells, The Dog Lovers' Vacation Retreat

    290 Lance Rd, Mills River, NC 28759-3884
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    Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

    We thoroughly enjoyed our third visit to Barkwells! The accommodations make it wonderful to travel with our furry family members. We loved using the newly installed dog wash after our dogs went hiking! Barkwells is a wonderful place to vacation and relax with your dogs....More

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

    Thank you for your review of Barkwells. We are so excited about the new dog wash and happy to hear that you enjoyed using it during your visit. We hope you have a wonderful summer and we look forward to seeing you again.

    Reviewed 16 June 2017

    This is my second visit. I would go more often but, having been widowed very young, I have to count my pennies. Still, Barkwells is worth every cent so I save and save until I can go again because the look on my German Shepherds'...More

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

    We are delighted to hear that you had a wonderful visit. Thank you for taking the time to leave a review about your experience. There is no greater joy than watching your four legged children have the ability to truly feel a sense of freedom....More

    Reviewed 27 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

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    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 22 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 30 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

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    • 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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    • USD 210 - USD 310 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 8
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    • North Carolina Mountains >
    • Mills River
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    Brian L
    26 April 2017|
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    Response from DavidandKarenTampaFl | Reviewed this property |
    About 30 minutes from Barkwells.
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    9 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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