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    Barkwells, The Dog Lovers' Vacation Retreat

    290 Lance Rd, Mills River, NC 28759-3884
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    “fenced yard” (15 reviews)
    “dog towels” (13 reviews)
    “hot tub” (40 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Reviewed 16 July 2015

    This was our third visit and we are more impressed each time we go. There is so much to love about Barkwells. It is a unique concept - where everything is done to make sure dogs and people have the best vacation. It is just...More

    Thank Doglover102
    Response from Barkwells, Owner at Barkwells, The Dog Lovers' Vacation RetreatResponded 15 August 2015

    Dear Doglover102, Thank you for your review! We strive to provide a wonderful environment for our guests and it is so nice to hear that we are succeeding. If we ever don't meet your expectations, please let us know so we may fix it. We...More

    Reviewed 16 July 2015

    We've stayed at Barkwells a number of times, and each one has been memorable and exceptional. We wanted a place where our dogs would be comfortable and welcome, and really wanted a fenced yard. What we got was that--and so much more! Upscale cabins with...More

    Thank MG0718
    Response from Barkwells, Owner at Barkwells, The Dog Lovers' Vacation RetreatResponded 15 August 2015

    Dear MG0718, We are so glad to read that you have a great visit, every visit! Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. If there is ever anything we can do to make your experience even better, please don't hesitate to let...More

    Reviewed 8 July 2015 via mobile

    Visited Barkwells for the first time with our two dog last month. The property is beautiful, staff friendly and attentive. The cabins are so well appointed for the people and the dogs with private fenced yard and gated porch. Diva cabin has huge porch with...More

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    Response from Barkwells, Owner at Barkwells, The Dog Lovers' Vacation RetreatResponded 15 August 2015

    Dear motsmom, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review and all of the praise! We are so glad you and your husband had a wonderful visit and certainly appreciate your feedback about the common area dog etiquette. The best way to...More

    Reviewed 7 July 2015

    This is the fourth time that we have been to Barkwell's with our Shiloh Shepherds. The owner Michael Winner goes out of his way to make our visit perfect. The cabins are immaculate and totally furnished with everthing. The grounds are beautiful with a lake...More

    Thank David L
    Response from Barkwells, Owner at Barkwells, The Dog Lovers' Vacation RetreatResponded 15 August 2015

    Dear DavidL, THANK YOU for your review! We are so glad you continue to be our guest and hope you will let us know if there is ever room for improvement. Warmest regards, Ellen + Michael Winner

    Reviewed 30 June 2015 via mobile

    This place by far exceeded our expectations. This the perfect get-away if you want to bring your dog on vacation with you. It is all about the dogs...and their people. The cabin we stayed in, Peppermint Patty, was beautiful, cozy, spottless and well appointed. There...More

    Thank Starrchar
    Response from Barkwells, Owner at Barkwells, The Dog Lovers' Vacation RetreatResponded 15 August 2015

    Dear Starrchar, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review and the kind words! We are so pleased you found the cabins to be well appointed and that the dogs enjoyed the grounds. We can't wait to welcome you back....More

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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • 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
    • Number of rooms
    • 8
    • Location
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    • North Carolina >
    • North Carolina Mountains >
    • Mills River
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    Brian L
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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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    Response from 10Yankee |
    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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    "The Diva cabin has the absolute best deck!"
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    "With 2 dogs, we choose DIvas and it was divine. Next time, I may try Baxters only to be closer to the pond."
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    "Bo's Hidaway suits us perfectly."
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    "Get a cabin that is overlooking the pond."
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