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Alicante, Spain
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The whole process from booking, my stay, through to departure were seemless and very well managed. The owner Jane is a delightful lady who welcomes her guests as members of the family. The accomodation was spotlessly clean, and having access to the main house - stunning! - was a great delight and a pleasure to enjoy. Breakfast - fantastic! Locally... More 

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Thank F H
Jane W, Owner at The Barn, responded to this review

Thank you so much, but really you must have caught me on a good day. Seriously, I think having guests to stay, sharing our home, spending time together, and getting to know each other, has been one of the best times ever. When guests return, many times, over many years, they are truely friends, what more could we wish. More 

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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our family stayed here just for one night as we were attending a family wedding in a nearby village. When Jane learned of the timing of the wedding she offered an early check in so we could get ready in our rooms. Not only that when we were struggling to source a taxi she gave the family a lift to... More 

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Jane W, Owner at The Barn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to send your review. I am so pleased that you enjoyed your visit. We just try to look after our guests as we would like to be treated ourselves. Being appreciated and thanked makes any small extra effort more than worth while. More 

Herefordshire, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

This barn conversion is stunning in every way - the adjoining stables less so. These were built for the teenagers so for me lack the authentic Sawdays style that the main house has. Stayed here for 3 nights, first day the bathroom wasn't cleaned and my dirty towels that I had left in the bath were still there when I... More 

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Jane W, Owner at The Barn, responded to this review

My apologies, quite right about the bathroom, I had not checked the bath for towels. To be quite honest I have never had a guest, in all the years, who wanted to have clean towels after one night. I' m really sorry to read that I made you feel uncomfortable. I shouldn't have teased you about wanting brown sauce with... More 

Littlehampton, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2015

I cannot praise too highly the efforts of Jane the owner of this delightful property and we were as welcome and comfortable as we were last time we stayed, The homely kitchen breakfast with lots of choice is a bonus, as were the fresh roses in every room. Here's to the next time!

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Herefordshire
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34 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2015

I have stayed in enough places now to know when an advertised B&B shoves you into the converted spare room and despite the hosts saying ‘let us know if you need anything’ you feel uncomfortable venturing out into the hallway surrounded by family photos and the paraphernalia of your hosts personal life. Now the Barn is a conversion with rooms... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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123 reviews
44 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2014

I stayed at the Barn with three friends on an annual jolly. The Barn is owned by Jane and Simon Wright who are the sweetest couple. Nothing is too much trouble and Simon is happy to show guests his beautiful Jacobs Sheep which graze in the garden. The Barn is huge and has four bedrooms. The twin bedroom is within... More 

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Littlehampton, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2014

This is the best B and B at which we have been guests, ever. The superbly converted listed barn and stables is a wonderful place at which to stay. We were treated as being, not just one of the family, but as honoured members of the family. Jane and Simon were wonderful, very friendly hosts, and nothing was too much... More 

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Millingen aan de Rijn, The Netherlands
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 September 2014

This summer we had a bad accident because my wife, Ellen, slipped with her E-bike into Walcot Ford, near Folkingham. She broke her pubic bone and couldn't do anything at all. She was helped by a very kind first responder, Mr. Andy Dunlop, and was taken to Lincoln hospital after she had been helped by the kind assistance of an... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2014

My wife and I had the pleasure of an overnight stay at The Barn and we were very impressed by the facilities. Our room was very comfy and the welcome shown to us by Jane & Simon was much appreciated. Breakfast was terrific with lots of homemade fayre at our disposal. Thank you both for looking after us. We shall... More 

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Thank Roger H
Farnham, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 2 April 2014

We were very fortunate to find Jane & Simons B&B through another B&B; who, once I mentioned I had 3 small children under 5 were mysteriously full that weekend... Jane & Simon couldn't have been more helpful and accommodating. We were given a beautifully furnished, bright, clean, period style room with antique furniture and homely touches, such as fresh flowers,... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The barn was converted by the owners to retain original features with all modern comforts of underfloor heating and power showers. Open log fires in winter and garden areas for the summer. It is situated in a quiet corner of the conservation village. Free-range chickens provide eggs,and there are homemade sausages, bread and preserves,and local bacon for breakfast. Evening meals by arrangement. Full details on website. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Barn

Address: The Barn Spring Lane, Folkingham NG34 0SJ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Lincolnshire > Folkingham
Number of rooms: 3
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“There is a great "family" room/suite.”
 of 5 bubbles fergushf, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Traditional rather than modern look. With modern amenities e.g. Wi-Fi”
 of 5 bubbles U3369UUchrisr, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Beware of some steps, not a problem for the able-bodied, I coped and I am partially disabled! Wheelchair users check with owner.”
 of 5 bubbles S8945KZdavids, 22 Aug 2015 | Read review
“All the rooms are spacious but if you don't want to share a bathroom, you should mention this when booking. It was fine for me as I was sharing with a close friend.”
 of 5 bubbles lferstendik, 19 Oct 2014 | Read review
“Whatever room is available, but if you have mobility problems, consult with the hosts before booking.”
 of 5 bubbles S8945KZdavids, 16 Sep 2014 | Read review
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