We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The Tripadvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
“Completely chilling”
other travellers have booked this property

Review of Hooks Barn

Bookings for this home are first-come, first served. Lock in your dates before they are gone
Check Availability
Request to Book
Make Enquiry
Excellent
22 reviews
This property is not available for these dates.
Don't give up! Enquire about other rentals just like this one that are available -
Show all rentals available
Overview
Barn -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Lea, Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire, England

Reviews from our community

Excellent - based on 22 reviews
Write a Review

Reviews from our community

MissK3139
Northampton, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
164 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
“Completely chilling”
Reviewed 13 March 2016 for a stay in March 2016

This is a georgeous, well laid out barn with beautiful views of the rolling countryside to the rear. Perfectly located for great walks and exploring the local villages. Maps, menus and history information is all available. Very comfortable and would definitely visit again.

Date of stay: March 2016
Value Rooms
Location Cleanliness
Service
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
GandA43
Huaraz, Peru
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
“Couldn't help but unwind in a beautiful setting; lovely and welcoming - idyllic.”
Reviewed 23 January 2016 for a stay in January 2016

Due to some car troubles we ended up getting to Hook's Barn much later than agreed but William was there to greet us with flashlight and a smile - thank you for being kindly and accomodating. As soon as we arrived we relaxed. What followed was two beautiful days in the Wye Valley with the first of our walks a few hundred metres down the road; Joyce's walk was excellent. Hook's is beautiful - well-kept and superbly finished - and we felt welcome from the off with wonderful views for company. There were also some lovely flapjacks and cider on arrival and the best crockery i've dined from! I'd happily return and recommend Hook's for those who want to get away and relax in comfort.

Date of stay: January 2016
How easy was it to book the property? How helpful were the directions to the property?
How easy was key pickup/access to the property? Overall condition of the property
Bedding & mattresses Kitchen & utensils
Bathroom cleanliness Other facilities & amenities
Service
Liked best: Cider, flapjacks, by the forest, pottery, well kept and cosy.
Liked least: Leaving!
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 25-34
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Louise B
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
68 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Great stay, Warm Welcome, We'll be back!”
Reviewed 17 December 2015 for a stay in December 2015

Well what a lovely place to stay. It is a small space but the layout has been well thought out and whilst it has the cosy feel, there is plenty of room to spread out. It is very tastefully decorated and remained warm even despite the heating being off during the day (by choice) and it being December!

We were warmly greeted by William as well as given a welcome gift of flapjack (yum!) and a bottle of cider each. William showed us the ropes then left us to settle in. Looking around the barn at the various artwork on display,. he was more than happy to pop round and answer our questions when I text him – we were intrigued by The Great Bear art and also the brilliant photos in the living area of Singers on stage. Ask him!

We visited Ross En Wye on of the days to do some Christmas shopping (try the Mail Rooms Wetherspoons for a lunch – the best fish & chip lunch we have had in a long time, all for £15 for 2 portions, curry sauce, and a wine and an ale!) as well as an afternoon at Symonds Yat which is a lovely place of scenery. Being December we were a little restricted on what and where we could go, so hope to return one summer and make use of the bikes that are available for use!

No complaints other than lack of a draiing board for after washing pots which says a lot when that is the only negative! Well equipped, towels provided, great view, comfy bed, hot shower, just perfect! Highly recommended for a cosy getaway!

Date of stay: December 2015
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Management Response
18 Dec 2015
hi Louise. Glad you had a good time and thanks for the grand review. Just to say to future guests - there is a draining board - its about 40 X 50cms square - so not the biggest in the world, but it does exist.
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Toni F
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Great base for exploring by bike”
Reviewed 27 October 2015 for a stay in October 2015

Warm welcome with tour, flapjack and local cider. Warm, clean, quiet, comfy and well equipped place. Free wifi and great garden. Lovely view from patio of autumn colours of the trees. Just right for a long weekend cycling on the Forest of Dean trails and local quiet lanes. Terrain not too demanding for those pedal pushers amongst us who aren't quite as fit (or young) as they used to be.

Date of stay: October 2015
How easy was it to book the property? How helpful were the directions to the property?
How easy was key pickup/access to the property? Overall condition of the property
Bedding & mattresses Kitchen & utensils
Bathroom cleanliness Other facilities & amenities
Service
Liked best: Setting
Liked least: Nothinh
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Wincheste...
Winchester, United Kingdom
1 review
“Everything as expected”
Reviewed 25 February 2015 for a stay in February 2015

On our arrival, we had a lovely welcome from William, the barn was warm and welcoming on a cold Sunday afternoon.

As described, very peaceful with a wonderful outlook. We would certainly visit again and recommend to friends.

Thank you very much William and Joan for a lovely stay in the barn.

Winchester (February 2015)

Date of stay: February 2015
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Rupinder...
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“A home from home”
Reviewed 6 February 2015 for a stay in February 2015
1
person found this review helpful

A wonderful welcome from William to a very cosy and well appointed cottage. It had everything we needed and was a great base for many walks. We do hope to return when the weather is warmer!

Date of stay: February 2015
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
jayne-ozz...
Bristol, England, United Kingdom
1 review
“A relaxing retreat comfortable and homely”
Reviewed 18 December 2014 for a stay in December 2014

Absolutely amazing cottage well worth a visit, William and joan made us very welcome with home made jam and cakes a lovely touch, we would definitely like to revisit in the summer time to take in the lovely countryside,

Date of stay: December 2014
How easy was it to book the property? How helpful were the directions to the property?
How easy was key pickup/access to the property? Overall condition of the property
Bedding & mattresses Kitchen & utensils
Bathroom cleanliness Other facilities & amenities
Service
Liked best: the surroundings and the layout of the barn was amazing
Liked least: nothing it was all good
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
  • Was your security deposit returned on time?
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Enter dates for more accurate prices
2 guests
Adults2
Children0
Apply
Do you own a holiday rental? List it here.
Extra income
Earn money by renting out your home. With no up-front fees and no contract, you keep more for yourself.
Easy to manage
Confirm bookings in one click and track everything from enquiry to check-out – even while you're on the go.
Trusted by travellers
With millions of reviews and protected online payments, Tripadvisor helps travellers book your home with confidence.
Set up your free listing
© 2021 TripAdvisor LLC All rights reserved.

This is the version of our website addressed to speakers of English in United Kingdom. If you are a resident of another country or region, please select the appropriate version of Tripadvisor for your country or region in the drop-down menu.