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Barkwells, The Dog Lovers' Vacation Retreat

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“fenced yard”(16 reviews)
“dog towels”(14 reviews)
“peppermint patty”(10 reviews)
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We stayed at Barkwells a few years ago and had such a great time we wanted to come back with our new Beagles, Whit & Resa and have a true dog vacation. This time we stayed at the Peppermint Patty cabin, which was more than...More

Thank TheWarnerPack
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really wonderful vacation. We stayed in the Baxter cabin and it was everything we had hoped for. Clean and well equipped. Really enjoyed sitting on the porch and enjoying the peaceful view and watching happy pups playing. Our two Golden’s gave it five stars and...More

Thank Mandy T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I and our three dogs just spent 10 days in the Diva cabin. The views out the panel of windows facing the lake were spectacular! The pups enjoyed meeting new friends and playing with other dogs they met in past visits. The...More

Thank DavidandKarenTampaFl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband, I and our 2 dogs, Crosby and Daisy, just came back from our first stay at Barkwells, and it definitely won't be our last. It is so difficult to find a truly dog-friendly place to vacation with our dogs being that they are...More

Thank golfgal5674
Reviewed 26 April 2018

We had the Peppermint Patty lodge and it was perfect. Love the available/clean doggy beds, fenced yards, hot tubs, and more. The TV in this lodge is great as are the comfy recliners. Our pups and us enjoyed ourselves immensely and we WILL be back.More

Thank Judy S
Response from Barkwells, General Manager at Barkwells, The Dog Lovers' Vacation RetreatResponded 29 April 2018

Thank you for your review and we are delighted to hear that you had a great experience and found the cabin to fit all of your needs. We love hearing that our guests (two and four legged) enjoyed their visit to Barkwells and we look...More

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GreenLeaders Silver level
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Microwave
Refrigerator in room
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Hot Tub
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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
Details
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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Brian L
26 April 2017|
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Response from DavidandKarenTampaFl | Reviewed this property |
About 30 minutes from Barkwells.
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cll110
9 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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"Dog Friendly"
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"Cabins on the lake easily access the common dog area."
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"The Baxter cabin is on the end with a great view of the beach and pond which we really enjoyed about it."
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"it's a bit pricey per night... but for a special get away with pets - it's worth it"
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