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Barkwells, The Dog Lovers' Vacation Retreat

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“fenced yard”(16 reviews)
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All reviewsfenced yarddog towelspeppermint pattyhot tubdogs loveoff leashthe entire propertybo's hideawayloved the freedomdog dishesdogs runningeach cabin has its ownrunning freeacre propertysierra nevada breweryan amazing place to stayfurry friends
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Reviewed 21 October 2015

This was our fourth visit and once again, Barkwells exceeds expectations. Our favorite cabin is Snickers. It's the smallest cabin, but perfect for two adults and two small dogs. So comfortable and super clean. It has a nice, big fenced in yard that our dogs...More

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Response from Barkwells, General Manager at Barkwells, The Dog Lovers' Vacation RetreatResponded 28 January 2016

Thank you for taking the time to review our property. We are so happy that you like the new automatic gates and that you had a wonderful visit. Snickers is a great cabin and we are glad that it is a perfect fit for you...More

Reviewed 10 October 2015

This was our seventh visit and we cannot wait to return! Everything was wonderful. It was my birthday and Michael, Ellen and the staff left a nice goody bag for me along with the "Happy Birthday" banner. The new gate system was such a nice...More

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Response from Barkwells, General Manager at Barkwells, The Dog Lovers' Vacation RetreatResponded 28 January 2016

Thank you so much for your wonderful review of Barkwells. We are so happy that you had a wonderful visit and that Kaley and Buck made new friends on this visit. We look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 28 September 2015

Just got home from a 5 day stay at Barkwellls. It was the best!! Dogs loved it and can't wait to go back. As for us people we loved it too!! This year we went to the Biltmore Estate and are very glad we did...More

2  Thank Cindy C
Response from Barkwells, General Manager at Barkwells, The Dog Lovers' Vacation RetreatResponded 28 January 2016

Cindy, Thank you for your review of our property. We are so happy that you had a wonderful visit while you were here. We look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 13 September 2015

We brought our two dogs here for a week. They loved being with us, but also playing with the other dogs. The cabins and grounds are kept immaculate. Very close to Sierra Nevada and the Biltmore, which we visited. But, also so many other places...More

1  Thank Natalie B
Response from Barkwells, General Manager at Barkwells, The Dog Lovers' Vacation RetreatResponded 15 September 2015

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are so happy that you enjoyed your time with us and hope that you can visit us again. Sincerely, Kim Smith

Reviewed 10 September 2015

This was our first vacation taking our dogs with us. We heard good things about Barkwells but was still unsure on what to expect. Barkwells exceeded our expectations. It was a great vacation for us and the dogs too. The cabin was clean, the other...More

1  Thank Jennifer G
Response from Barkwells, General Manager at Barkwells, The Dog Lovers' Vacation RetreatResponded 15 September 2015

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of our property. We are so happy that you had a wonderful experience and we look forward to seeing you again in the future. We hope that you have a wonderful Fall season. Sincerely, Kim...More

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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Free Parking
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Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
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Hot Tub
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US$210 - US$310 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
US$210 - US$310 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Response from DavidandKarenTampaFl | Reviewed this property |
About 30 minutes from Barkwells.
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8 March 2016|
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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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