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Weymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We were looking for a short break and opted for The Dark Barn, originally for the cost of the room. What a wonderful surprise we had when we arrived. All the rooms leading off an open air sun deck, which I would imagine is a sun trap in the summer. The room was spectacular! Warm clean and very spacious. Checking...

Thank JEBH155
March, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stopped over 2 nights on way home. Lovely clean, warm room, comfy bed, nice shower, plenty of hot water, free wifi, breakfast not included. I have mobility probs and this was ideal as all on one level and parking is close to rooms.

Thank Lyn B
Congleton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed here en route to Somerset and had our elderly Lab with us. The room was warm, clean and spacious with plenty of room for the dog bed. Shower room had lovely big white towels and free toiletries. Breakfast was great and at a time of our choosing. The owner made our stay pleasant and was most accomodating.

Thank janet w
Bideford, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked this late as a last minute business trip. The staff were very welcoming and friendly throughout the whole process. I arrived late and there was someone to greet me and show me my room. The room was spacious and clean although a little cold on arrival, but it was late. I had a comfy night and a good...

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting family in Gloucester and wanted somewhere quiet and peaceful to stay overnight, and it is here,just what we wanted,very comfortable and a very nice breakfast in the morning, we will be booking again.

Thank Mark C
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Husband and I stayed here for two nights to attend friends wedding. The accomodation is a little way out of Gloucester so if you are planning on using a taxi make sure you leave ample time and have cash - minimum charge of £15 for a taxi. This was more expensive than a London black cab! Accomodation is clean and...

Thank Cristynangharad
Wilmslow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Location waa fantastic. Room with en suite shower room was large and clean. Breakast was very good - plenty if choice and cooked freshly to order. Owners made the stay - friendly, hospitable and welcoming. However the dividng walls to the adjoining rooms were thin so noise could be heard from both sides and the bed was uncomfortable with only...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Aim was to stay 3 nights - I lasted 1 and checked out. First time in 3-4 years I've left somewhere early. I was on business and things that let this place down for me personally were: 1. The room smell was unpleasant - old/musty 2. Wifi advertised but impossible for me to work in room as signal was so...

Thank M0rleySt
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Easy access from main road, not far from Gloucester. Good sized double room.(we had room 4)(other family members had rooms 2&3 & said they were similar but not identical) Super easy to use & regulate walk in shower with shampoo & gel in situ in dispensers. Good sized thick bath towels !!! Yay ! Comfy bed. Plenty of electrical sockets...

Thank GAIL L
Bridgend, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 October 2016

We arrived on Tuesday 25th October, to have a relaxing break . We were accompanied by our dog, who was welcomed with open arms. We were a little early as 4pm was stated as book in time, however, it wasn't a problem. We went straight to our allocated room and were very pleased. Beautiful decor and warm, homely and spotlessly...

1Thank Brian L

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Dark Barn Lodge

Address: Dark Barn Barbers Bridge, Rudford GL2 8DX, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Gloucestershire > Rudford
Price Range: €60 - €98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Dark Barn Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 18
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“All rooms are on the ground floor and in a bungalow style.”
 of 5 bubbles GAILL729, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“As far as I could see all rooms, were equally good, and nobody we came in contact with complained.”
 of 5 bubbles C4518WJbrianl, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Don't stay more than 1 night”
 of 5 bubbles GufoPeloso, 10 Jul 2016 | Read review
“All rooms of the same quality and on same level.”
 of 5 bubbles arunraja, 31 May 2016 | Read review
“request room at rear of building as I imagine that those nearest the road will hear A40 traffic”
 of 5 bubbles 958diannes, 26 Apr 2016 | Read review
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