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The Old Kennels

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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room Service
Suites
Bar/Lounge
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 19 November 2018

I visited the Old Kennels to complete the Working with Silver course held over two days at the property. Tucked away in the Devon countryside, I had no idea what to expect. I was given a hearty and warm welcome by Tracey, the owner, and...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank LuluLapin
Response from tracey b, Owner at The Old KennelsResponded 20 November 2018

Thank you so much for your kind words Louise, I am so pleased you enjoyed your course and I do hope you will come back for another very soon. It was a pleasure to meet you and its wonderful to hear you are inspired to...More

Reviewed 9 November 2018 via mobile

I booked for one of Tracey’s fabulous courses and because it was a gift I thought it would be nice to stay overnight. Ended up on my own, but had THE most fabulous time🤗 Beautiful place✨ The alpacas are a treat and the attention to...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank georgie b
Response from tracey b, Owner at The Old KennelsResponded 10 November 2018

What lovely words, thank you so much for your kind review Georgie, I am so glad you came! Do come back soon! :)

Reviewed 4 October 2018

I was really just looking for a bed for the night on a skydiving weekend at Dunkeswell as I'm getting a bit old for camping, so thought this place just 4 mins away would do. In the event it was way better than I had...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Philip L
Response from tracey b, Owner at The Old KennelsResponded 4 October 2018

Thank you so much for your kind words, much appreciated and I am pleased that you enjoyed your stay. We are always glad to accommodate skydivers, I understand our snug warm alpaca duvets and unlimited organic cotton earbuds are just what you need after a...More

Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

My first trip down to Dunkeswell and was very impressed with the apartment. It has a country farmhouse feel to it and everything is catered for. From the warm welcome to sleeping under alpaca duvets, you could quite easily move in. Great for those of...More

Date of stay: August 2018
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Response from tracey b, Owner at The Old KennelsResponded 26 August 2018

Thank you for your lovely review! Glad you had a comfortable stay and do hope to see you again on another occasion! :)

Reviewed 16 August 2018

Lovely accommodation in a beautiful location- the perfect setting for anyone looking for a county retreat! Thank you so much for your wonderful hospitality. We'd love to stay again and try a course next time too!

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank Alex J
Response from tracey b, Owner at The Old KennelsResponded 20 August 2018

Thank you Alex! Do hope to see you again in future, our course brochure for next year will be out in November :)

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Description
The Loft is a beautiful two bedroomed 4* apartment above our artists studio near to the main house, enjoying its own private terrace and small private garden. Conveniently situated for sightseeing, More walking, cycling or simply relaxing, in the heart of the scenic Blackdown Hills in Devon, this Green Tourism Gold Standard apartment has two-bedrooms & two bathrooms, lounge, kitchen/dining room and terrace, sleeping up to four people (beds can be zipped together so rooms can be double, single or twin). The Old Kennels also offers a wide range of courses in rural and heritage arts,crafts and skills in a friendly relaxed atmosphere. NB to book accommodation whilst a course is running you will need to contact us direct as availability will not show online. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Room Service
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Microwave
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Beachfront
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Platinum level
GreenLeaders Platinum level
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Platinum level
GreenLeaders Platinum level
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
1
Price range
US$126 - US$208 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
United Kingdom > England > Devon > Honiton > Dunkeswell
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Platinum level
GreenLeaders Platinum level
Room types
Kitchenette, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
1
Price range
US$126 - US$208 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
United Kingdom > England > Devon > Honiton > Dunkeswell
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Dining (1)
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"Book what is best for you. We ended up with the whole unit."
843karenr
25 Jul 2016
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"Leave it to Tracy"
Quilljar
26 Aug 2013
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