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Stevenage, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Myself and my friend came over for a relatives wedding we had a great night very friendly and engaging staff. Service was first class all needs met we did not stay in the hotel but from what we have seen we are going to be booking a future event here. Also I would really like to say thankyou to mark...

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BarnsHotel, General Manager at The Barns Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review, I am delighted that you recently joined The Barns Hotel to celebrate such a special occasion. Our team are dedicated to ensuring all our guests have an unforgettable experience and I am thrilled that we delivered on this occasion. I will share all your kind words with our team and look forward to welcoming...

Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Kay provided amazing service during the wedding I attended. She was excellent in attending to an elderly couple during the dinner service, regularly checking on them and being really attentive. The food was great and so were the staff. Thanks all

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BarnsHotel, General Manager at The Barns Hotel, responded to this review

I am thrilled to read all your wonderful review; thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience, I am delighted to read that you joined The Barns Hotel to celebrate and such a memorable day! I will share all your kind words with the team and look forward to welcoming you again in the future. Kind regards,...

Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a few nights here over 20 years ago which at the time was very nice. We were going to stop in a Travel Lodge as we were only having a flying visit but as it was my Birthday the day before i decided to book this hotel. To be honest i wish i had stayed in the Travel...

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BarnsHotel, General Manager at The Barns Hotel, responded to this review

Dear St Annes Tradin... P, It was with great regret I read your review. Please accept my sincere apologies regarding the issues you encountered. We have a pro-active maintenance plan in place at the hotel alongside the day to day maintenance reporting and cleaning standards. Our maintenance and housekeeping teams conduct a deep clean of our bedrooms a number of...

Bedford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful barn, great food and lovely service - all at our workplace thoroughly enjoyed. Enjoyed a 3 course meal and reasonable drinks ( loved the shot menu). Good sized tables with room for all, cute little boxes as table settings, filled with Christmas novelties.

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BarnsHotel, General Manager at The Barns Hotel, responded to this review

Dear shakelee, Thank you for your review following your Christmas party night with us last week. This night was the first of the season and I'm glad you had a great experience. I hope our shot menu didn't leave you worse for wear the following day. Have a fantastic Christmas. Regards, Richard

Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Breakfast really amazing with excellent customer service. Kay such a lovely and polite lady.Dinner is great but need variety of different food, overall all I am happy with service, Rooms are always clean and tidy, really enjoying my stay here. Keep up great work

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BarnsHotel, General Manager at The Barns Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Deee14, Wow what a fantastic review. Thank you. We look forward to seeing you soon. Kind regards, Richard

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have just returned from our friends wedding and had such a great weekend. The venue was absolutely Stunning. The hotel staff and the management of the day was faultless. A fantastic weekend and would recommend to anyone.

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BarnsHotel, General Manager at The Barns Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Andrew W, Thank you for your review after attending your friends wedding in our Tithe Barn. I'm glad you had a great stay. Pop back and see us we host a number of different events throughout the year from comedy nights, live music lunches and river cruises. We hope to see you again soon. Best, Richard

Reviewed 1 week ago

Some of my friends and I had a lovely meal at The Barns Hotel and we were treated to Delicious food, Excellent service and some Beautiful scenery and I'm not just talking about the location. we were served by a lovely young waitress Called Samantha, she was polite and helpful and did it all with a smile on her face....

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BarnsHotel, General Manager at The Barns Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Marr-Hopshore, Thank you for your "amazing" review. The restaurant team were chuffed to read your review. Please come back and try our festive a la carte menu which we launched last week. Regards, Richard

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my hubby got married at the Barns earlier this month and it was the perfect day. The Manor Suite was beautiful and staff were very helpful tending to our needs! In the lead up to the wedding Sam was very efficient and helpful planning the whole event. Then on the actual day both Leah and Ben were really...

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BarnsHotel, General Manager at The Barns Hotel, responded to this review

I am thrilled to read your wonderful review, thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience. I am delighted that you joined The Barns Hotel to celebrate such a special occasion and I will share all your kind comments with our team. I look forward to welcoming you again in the future. Kind regards, Richard Kidner General...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was looking for a hotel in the Bedford area and came across The Barns Hotel (AA 4 Star). I found the rooms comfortable, well equipped and clean. The evening meal was of a good standard, although I have to say slightly expensive. Service was excellent thanks to a polite young waitress. Excellent choice for breakfast set in pleasant dining...

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BarnsHotel, General Manager at The Barns Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your recent review, I am delighted to read that you recently joined The Barns Hotel on a business trip and had a faultless experience. Our team are dedicated to ensuring all our guests have an unforgettable stay and I am thrilled that we delivered on this occasion. I look forward to welcoming you again in the...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After staying here for a week we changed hotels the second week but decided to come back to the barns for a further 2 week for the outstanding service. All the staff are lovely the rooms are excellent, room service is perfect and a very welcoming staff member called Kay greets you every morning for breakfast making the working day...

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BarnsHotel, General Manager at The Barns Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your fabulous review! I am delighted that after leaving The Barns Hotel you shortly returned due to our service standards, our team will be thrilled by all your comments and I look forward to welcoming you again in the future. Kind regards, Richard Kidner General Manager

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  • Free Parking
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  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
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  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Barns Hotel is situated in a beautiful riverside location, within three and a half acres of landscaped gardens, yet it is just 10 miles from the M1 and 8 miles from A1. The tranquil setting offers Bedford accommodation with views of the great River Great Ouse and the local country park and wonderful grounds in which to stroll and relax. Come and join us for a beautiful and relaxing stay! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Barns Hotel

Address: Cardington Road, Bedford MK44 3SA, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Bedfordshire > Bedford
Price Range: £70 - £99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Barns Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 48
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The Barns Hotel Bedford, Bedfordshire
Hotel Style:
#1 Business Hotel in Bedford
#3 Romantic Hotel in Bedford
#6 Family Hotel in Bedford
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“I could not personally say but from what I have witnessed of the staff I'm sure there would be no concerns”
 of 5 bubbles Tarabanksy, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Did not stay at the hotel”
 of 5 bubbles shakelee, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Any room offers a great nights sleep comfortable bedrooms with everything you need”
 of 5 bubbles smrichards2016, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Best views riverside and it would be quieter there too.”
 of 5 bubbles elainelT5561EE, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“ask for quiet room if you are not part of any party that day”
 of 5 bubbles ealingann, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
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