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42 reviews
Kitchen Area
The cosy contemporary lounge with log burner
Secluded rural location
Nearby Village - Newton -on Ouse
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
York, North Yorkshire, England

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Quest5234...
1 review
“Very comfortable, everything we needed for a great short break”
Reviewed 1 October 2017 for a stay in September 2017

A lovely barn conversion, very comfortable, and the perfect place for a girlie break- the hot tub was a real winner!
Very near the York park and ride, so convenient, would love to stay again .

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
6 Oct 2017
Thanks so much for such a lovely review. We would love to welcome you back sometime .. M x
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thewizard...
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
65 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Reasons not to stay”
Reviewed 30 September 2017 for a stay in September 2017
3
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When doing a review you try to stay objective and to a degree I have in the past been but this time I have to say stay away the reason will become clear. 1 Location =perfect 7 miles out of town near on a p+r route ,quite country road and private barn conversion.
2 Barn = perfect .It has 2 bedrooms one has 2 singles with patio windows that leads to the outside private patio with it's own hot tub .The other has a double bed which is big enough to get lost in .
3 Hot tub = Never what to leave. I have been in hot tubs in the States but when its cold and wet over here there is nothing better than a quick dip/lounge with a glass or 2 or fizz to mull over the events of the day and watch the numerous trains pass by that you don't even notice as they are some distance from the building .Getting in the tub at 7:30 in the morning before leaving is how much we enjoyed the tub.
4.Not 1 but 2 bathrooms.= Enough space for you to have a shower in the 1 room and a spa bath in the other ,yes it's a spa bath jets an all .
5.Underfloor heating across the whole building .=heat when you what it were you want it .And there's a log burner in the open plan lounge which also has sky tv .

So why stay away so I can book again and get the dates we want next year :)
My 25th wedding anniversary could not of been as good had we not stayed here many thanks

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
16 Oct 2017
Thanks so much for such a lovely review although I had to read right to the end to work out why you had titled it the way you had ... hopefully other readers will not be put off by the title and read to the end like me (:-). Look forward to welcoming you back.. Margaret
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Richard s
1 review
“Ideal accomodation for children, and location perfect.”
Reviewed 19 September 2017 for a stay in September 2017

The property is self contained with ample parking. Fitted with all that you need. There was even sufficient space for our two travel cots. It's secluded, but not isolated. The location is brilliant for travelling to York itself, and North Yorks attractions. Shop in local village and only five miles away from a Tesco Extra. Ideal,.

Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
25 Sep 2017
Richard
Thanks so much for such a super review. So glad you enjoyed your stay. M
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Lisa H
Stafford, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“We didn't want to leave!”
Reviewed 20 August 2017 for a stay in August 2017
2
people found this review helpful

Thank you to Margaret for such a warm welcome - we stayed 3 nights enroute to Hull and really didn't want to leave!
The Barn is a stylish conversion with private courtyard and is well equipped. Two bathrooms made life easier although the partitioned bedrooms meant we could hear the girls chatting in their room quite clearly!
The hot tub was a big hit with the teenagers who now want to buy one for home!
The barn is very in a secluded spot but only a few minutes drive out of York and about an hour from the coast. The train line passes quite close and we saw some interesting planes arriving at the local RAF base but neither created any disturbance.
The Owl Barn is an ideal base to explore Yorkshire and we hope to return again in the future.

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Management Response
22 Aug 2017
Hi Lisa

Thanks so much for your kind review, it was a pleasure to have you as our guests, Would love to welcome you all back sometime. Margaret
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Colette S
1 review
“Fantastic Familymoon ❤️”
Reviewed 15 August 2017 for a stay in August 2017

We booked Owl Barn Cottage for a little break after our wedding. We wanted to be close enough to activities to keep my step daughter amused, but far enough away to try and unwind. This is exactly what we got!
The cottage itself is converted to a really high standard and just felt like home. The facilities are fabulous, where to start? The recliner sofas were wonderful to relax on after being dragged round the shops by a 13 year old. The shower nice and powerful. The kitchen equipment meant I was able to cook for us before relaxing with some fizz in the wonderful hot tub!
We loved the light and airy feel to the cottage and Pauls daughter didn't want to come home!
Can't recommend this place enough and we will definitely be back! Thank you xx

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Management Response
29 Aug 2017
So happy that you enjoyed your familymoon ... great name by the way! Hope to welcome you back sometime very soon. Margaret x
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