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    Barkwells, The Dog Lovers' Vacation Retreat

    290 Lance Rd, Mills River, NC 28759-3884
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      2 adults
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          Traveller (217)
          Room & Suite (46)
          Pool & Beach (7)
          Overview
          • Excellent95%
          • Very good2%
          • Average1%
          • Poor1%
          • Terrible1%
          Travellers talk about
          “fenced yard” (15 reviews)
          “dog towels” (12 reviews)
          “run free” (8 reviews)
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Air Conditioning
          Hot Tub
          Non-Smoking Rooms
          Family Rooms
          Kitchenette
          Pets Allowed
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          Reviewed 29 July 2015

          Barkwells is the perfect vacation rental for people and dogs! My 2 Shelties loved their private space and I loved the amenities, peace and quiet and location of this lovely place. I will be returning!

          Thank Denise T
          Response from Barkwells, Owner at Barkwells, The Dog Lovers' Vacation RetreatResponded 16 August 2015

          Dear Denise T, Thank you for timing to leave a review! We are so glad that you and your beautiful Shelties had a great time and we can't wait to welcome you back! Warmest regards, Ellen + Michael Winner

          Reviewed 20 July 2015

          This was our third visit to Barkwells and as usual, everything was perfect. We had "Bo's Hideaway" this time. It was spacious and had and extremely large fenced yard for our three dogs to safely explore. The entire property is awesome, and the staff is...More

          Thank Kimberly S
          Response from Barkwells, Owner at Barkwells, The Dog Lovers' Vacation RetreatResponded 16 August 2015

          Dear Kimberly S, We are so glad you enjoyed the big yard at Bo's Hideaway. It is definitely great for 3 dogs! Thank you for taking the time to leave a review and for your loyalty to Barkwells. We can't wait for your return, as...More

          Reviewed 20 July 2015

          Dog Heaven and Haven. Our Goldens loved it here! Our puppy learned to swim and both had a blast chasing the ball on land and water. The cabin was clean, comfortable and quiet. While you feel like you are in the middle of nowhere, you...More

          Thank melindab346
          Response from Barkwells, Owner at Barkwells, The Dog Lovers' Vacation RetreatResponded 16 August 2015

          Dear Melinda B, We are so glad you and your Goldens had a great visit to Barkwells! What a sweet memory that your puppy learned to swim in Fisher Lake:) Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We can't wait to welcome...More

          Reviewed 17 July 2015

          This was our third visit and we are more impressed each time we go. There is so much to love about Barkwells. It is a unique concept - where everything is done to make sure dogs and people have the best vacation. It is just...More

          Thank Doglover102
          Response from Barkwells, Owner at Barkwells, The Dog Lovers' Vacation RetreatResponded 16 August 2015

          Dear Doglover102, Thank you for your review! We strive to provide a wonderful environment for our guests and it is so nice to hear that we are succeeding. If we ever don't meet your expectations, please let us know so we may fix it. We...More

          Reviewed 16 July 2015

          We've stayed at Barkwells a number of times, and each one has been memorable and exceptional. We wanted a place where our dogs would be comfortable and welcome, and really wanted a fenced yard. What we got was that--and so much more! Upscale cabins with...More

          Thank MG0718
          Response from Barkwells, Owner at Barkwells, The Dog Lovers' Vacation RetreatResponded 16 August 2015

          Dear MG0718, We are so glad to read that you have a great visit, every visit! Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. If there is ever anything we can do to make your experience even better, please don't hesitate to let...More

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          Certificate of Excellence
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Refrigerator in room
          • Microwave
          • Things to do
          • Hot Tub
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          • Price range
          • USD 210 - USD 310 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Room types
          • Kitchenette ,
          • Family Rooms ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 8
          • Location
          • United States >
          • North Carolina >
          • North Carolina Mountains >
          • Mills River
          • Also Known As
          • Barkwells, The Dog Lovers` Vacation Retreat Hotel Mills River
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          Traveller (217)
          Room & Suite (46)
          Pool & Beach (7)
          Dining (1)
          Hotel & Grounds (147)
          Family and Play Areas (16)
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          Brian L
          How far is the Biltmore?
          26 April 2017|
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          Response from DavidandKarenTampaFl | Reviewed this property |
          About 30 minutes from Barkwells.
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          cll110
          Where is the closest grocery store and what type of filters does the coffee pot in Snickers take? What are the closest places to grap something to eat?
          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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          "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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          "Get a cabin that is overlooking the pond."
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          "Lacey is a great cabin. All the cabins are neat"
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