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“Cool barns with a unique touch”
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45 reviews
Blue Door Barns
Little Lodge bedroom
The Sailor's House
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5 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, Sleeps 12
Lewes, East Sussex, England

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Level 4 Contributor
25 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Cool barns with a unique touch”
Reviewed 29 April 2018 for a stay in April 2018

We spent two nights at Blue Door Barns to celebrate our anniversary. All different from each other, our little barn, The Sailor's Hut, was adorable. Small but filled with unique touches, it was the perfect getaway from our busy lives in London.

Breakfast, chosen in advance and cooked by Emma was tasty and leisurely, eaten in the beautiful and original main house. Our hosts were great at communicating prior to our stay and at helping us with tips on what to do when we were there.

The massages in the tiny shack are a very appreciated plus if you want an extra relaxing stay. Would love to come back in the Summer to enjoy the great outside spaces.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
30 Apr 2018
Thank you for your kind words and we are delighted you had a restorative stay. Come back in the summer!
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Alice P
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Beautiful and rustic country charm”
Reviewed 25 April 2018 for a stay in April 2018

Exceeded all expectations- we booked for a hen party for 9 girls and couldnt be more pleased that we did.
The rooms were so comfortable with lots of extra touches like little REN beauty products, and stunning decor- all so thoughtfully finished.
Our ocado order arrived early so they kindly unpacked it all for us.
They were the best hosts- so helpful and kind.
We made dinner there on the friday, and then they helped organise flower arranging for the saturday morning which was just lovely.
Saturday night they had us into their house for a 3 course dinner which was delicious- their house was wonderful and then we had drinks by the fire back near our barns.
I will most certainly be back and couldnt reccomend this place enough.
Such easy access from London also!
Thank you Emma and Bryony!!

Your age range 25-34
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
25 Apr 2018
That's so lovely to hear. You were literally the loveliest girls, so polite and an absolute pleasure to host. We can't wait to see you all again.
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Craig B
Birchington, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
63 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
“Just perfection...”
Reviewed 2 April 2018 for a stay in March 2018

For the past five nights our wedding party had the privilege of staying as guests of Bryony and Emma at Blue Door Barns. What can I say, quite simply it was amazing. The lodges are stunningly beautiful, the decor is expertly done by Emma and the setting on The South Downs is fantastic. Nothing was too much trouble for this wonderful couple and the wedding organisation and execution made it a dream day for all my family and friends. I can not recommend a stay here strong enough, whether you are after a relaxing break or a more arduous spot of walking on the Downs, look no further. You will not be dissapointed with Blue Door Barns, it really is just perfection. Thanks ladies, you are both superb!!! x

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
5 Apr 2018
Well you were the most wonderful guests and we were very privileged to have you to stay over such a special weekend. We hope you come and stay again. Warmest regards - Emma and Bryony
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Ossie47
London, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Perfect”
Reviewed 5 March 2018 for a stay in March 2018

So just returned from my second stay at Blue Door Barns. Both times were very different - both amazing! The first time, my husbamd and I had a romantic weekend in The Nook abd Bryony and Emma could not have been more helpful with local information and places to visit etc. The setting, barn, breakfast in “the big house” was wonderful and we relaxed completly.

The second time, I hired all the accommodation for my birthday celebrations with 12 friends and from start to finish everything was perfect and Bryony and Emma were on hand before and during our stay to make
Sure it all went well.All the barns are so cosy and well-equipped. The beds and bed linen are SO comfy and the decor is quirky and tasteful.
On this visit, we had dinner in the big house and it was lovely - beautiful room with candles and a roaring fire. Our drinks were topped up and the food was delicious.
After dinner, Emma lit the fire round at the barns and we carried on the party there!
Breakfast was beautiful the next day and we went for a bracing walk in the next village.

I cannot fault Blue Door Barns and am already planning a summer visit!

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Management Response
7 Mar 2018
Thanks for your lovely review. We hope to see you again soon. Best wishes - Em & Bryony
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Stephanie...
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Perfect, restorative break”
Reviewed 12 January 2018 for a stay in January 2018

Blue Door Barns couldn’t have delivered more - I spent a few days here on a quick break before heading back to work for a new year. Bryony and Emma were fantastic hosts from start to finish - delicious breakfasts in a beautiful setting, warm conversation and full of excellent recommendations. Two horse rides and two treatments were no trouble at all for the hosts to organise (Stephanie Slade’s facials are definitely worth calling out, quite special), and they all round made it so easy for me to enjoy the few days. I return to the big smoke totally energised, with a clear head and a car full of Lewes flea-market finds, and plotting for the next trip. Can’t wait, and thank you so much.

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Management Response
14 Jan 2018
Thank you so much for being a lovely guest and we are so thrilled it was the restorative break you needed. See you again!
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JWAtry
Province of Barcelona, Spain
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Beautiful shabby chic, done in style & character.”
Reviewed 28 September 2017 for a stay in September 2017

Very friendly welcoming hosts.We stayed in 'Little Nook', very cosy, stylish & comfortable, set in a stunning courtyard - definitely worth a stay!

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
2 Oct 2017
Thank you for your kind comments and we are so thrilled you had a lovely stay. We hope to see you again. Kind regards - Bryony & Emma
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A TripAdvisor Member
1 review
“Blue Door Delight”
Reviewed 10 August 2017 for a stay in August 2017

Lovely quirky cottages. Clean and comfortable. Loved the courtyard with log burner. Helped make a special wedding weekend perfect.

Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
11 Aug 2017
Ah thank you for your kind words. We hope to welcome you again.
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