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Holiday Rental House -
5 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, Sleeps 10
Hawkhurst, Kent, England

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Inspire11...
1 review
“Lovely country side property with fantastic views and secluded feel”
Reviewed 23 August 2016 for a stay in June 2016

Stayed at this country property in June with family of five and had a great time exploring the large gardens and loved the large country kitchen where we spent much time together as a family and looking out for the rabbits hopping around outside, Great outside space for entertaining friends

Date of stay: June 2016
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Liked best: Large secluded garden and country side views
Liked least: town cross roads can get busy
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway Families with young children
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Management Response
2 Jan 2017
Thank you for this lovely review, and we're so happy you enjoyed your time at Barnfield House. Joining the rabbits now are wild ducks and moorhens on the pond and the occasional deer after the windfall of apples outside the kitchen!
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alex20139...
Munich, Germany
Level 6 Contributor
252 reviews
48 hotel reviews
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“Most enjoyable country house”
Reviewed 21 August 2016 for a stay in August 2016

A marvellous spacious country house,well equipped and tastefully decorated.We felt at home from the moment we arrived.Close to village and within short driving distance to many attractions such as Sissinghurst,Bodiam Castle and Rye.Large gardens.Quite property with views over the countryside.Friendly and caring owners.Recommendation without any reservation.

Date of stay: August 2016
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Travelling group: Teenagers
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
2 Jan 2017
We are delighted you felt at home at Barnfield House, and do appreciate your thoughtful and generous review. You were wonderful guests and we hope to be able to welcome you again; there's still lots to do in the area!
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jadescand...
Lancaster District, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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“Amazing Easter”
Reviewed 25 July 2016 for a stay in March 2016

We stayed here for Easter with my family, which included my parents, my sister, my nephew, his girlfriend as well as myself and my husband and daughter. The house was big enough for all of us to have our own space. The two separate living areas was fantastic for us to be able to spread out. The garden was beautiful, and there were great walks in the area. Highly recommended!

Date of stay: March 2016
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Liked best: The large kitchen
Liked least: You need to turn the water on for bigger groups or you run out of water. However, we spaced out our showers and it was not a problem.
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway Families with young children
Large groups People with pets
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Management Response
24 Aug 2016
Thank you so much Jade. It was a pleasure to welcome your extended family to Barnfield House, and I hope we can look forward to a return trip in the future!
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Andreea_m...
Level 3 Contributor
16 reviews
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“Mrs”
Reviewed 8 May 2016 for a stay in May 2016

We stayed at this unforgettable property during the early May bank holiday, a large group of 11, friends and family. The property is Huge, has an uniquer character and everything you need during your stay. Local shops 10-15 min walk. We were blessed with a lovely weather and were able to enjoyed the garden. We had a bbq, played games, had breakfast on the decking, stayed until late watching the stars (when is the last time you've done this?) A short drive will take you the Bodiam Castle, it's worth a visit but not the 8.20£ entry ticket. 30 min drive will get you to Cambers Sands, a beautiful white sandy beach. We also drove to Bewl Water specially for the Blue bells woods.
We enjoyed our stay here but I would not recommend for families with young children as there are a lot o fragile decorative objects and furniture all over the house.
Jenny the owner was great, she answer all our questions and did her best to accommodate our request. Thank you!

Date of stay: May 2016
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Management Response
2 Jan 2017
Belated thanks for your lovely review Andreea – what an idyllic-sounding bank holiday in the country! We're glad you were blessed with good weather and were able to enjoy the garden.... kids love playing cricket, badminton and football, and on rainy days there are lots of indoor boardgames and books to entertain them. (We do advise parents of toddlers to feel free to move things beyond inquisitive fingers if necessary!)
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KateID
2 reviews
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“Fantastic, big cosy house - perfect in rain or shine.”
Reviewed 19 December 2015 for a stay in November 2015

I stayed at Barnfield with large group of friends on a rainy weekend in November. Despite the dreadful weather, the weekend was great. The house is wonderful - big, but cosy and homely. Booking was really smooth and Jenny was really fast at replying to emails and queries. Wouldn't hesitate to recommend!

Date of stay: November 2015
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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
5 Jan 2016
Thank you so much for your lovely review, Kate. I love your description of Barnfield House as 'big, but cosy and homely' and am glad your weekend was great despite the weather. You and your friends would be most welcome to stay again!
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SueWeller...
2 reviews
“Third Stay at Barnfield”
Reviewed 12 December 2015 for a stay in December 2015

We have just had our third stay at Barnfield House and as ever it was perfect. We are a group of six ladies and it works beautifully, plenty of bedrooms and bathrooms, we love sitting in the spacious lounge chatting or cooking in the lovely large kitchen. The views are spectacular and Hawkhurst and surrounding areas are beautiful but to be honest we enjoy staying in the comfort of the home socialising. We are already planning our 4th trip back.

Date of stay: December 2015
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
5 Jan 2016
We're thrilled that you're staying for a fourth year running, Sue ? Barnfield House really is your home-from-home now, and we feel like family! I hope we'll finally get to meet at your 2016 reunion.
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Rochelle...
New York City, New York
1 review
“Idyllic Vacation”
Reviewed 26 April 2015 for a stay in December 2014

My family and I spent an idyllic week at Barnfield House over the Christmas period. The house is spacious with all of the amenities we required for a party of eight. The views are breathtaking. We were extremely lucky with the weather and were even able to enjoy a Christmas breakfast on the terrace! The village with two supermarkets and a cinema/coffeehouse was just a short walk from the house. We have some wonderful memories of being all together in a comfortable, beautiful, and relaxing home.

Date of stay: December 2014
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Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
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  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
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Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
5 Jan 2016
Thank you for your kind words, Rochelle....am so happy you have some wonderful memories of your time at Barnfield House. The views are indeed breathtaking, whatever the season, especially from the dining deck...but a Christmas day breakfast alfresco is a rare event in England!
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