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    Barkwells, The Dog Lovers' Vacation Retreat

    290 Lance Rd, Mills River, NC 28759-3884
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    Reviewed 19 February 2016

    Barkwells provides the perfect setting for a dog friendly dream vacation. Here you have your own spacious, comfortable, and luxurious cabin - 2 bed 2 bath, fireplace, hot tub on your deck, kitchen w/ cookware, dish washer, laundry, views from living room and master bath,...More

    Thank lwojcik_ny
    Response from Barkwells, General Manager at Barkwells, The Dog Lovers' Vacation RetreatResponded 26 February 2016

    Thank you for taking the time to review our property. We are so happy that you were able to enjoy the property and the surrounding area. We hope that you will be able to visit us again soon. (And the massages are amazing!!! We are...More

    Reviewed 12 February 2016

    Barkwell's is the perfect vacation spot, especially for dog lovers. Property is big and beautiful. Cabin (Baxter) was immaculate and cozy with everything you could possibly need - for you and your dog. The staff is friendly and helpful, they even offered us fresh eggs...More

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    Response from Barkwells, General Manager at Barkwells, The Dog Lovers' Vacation RetreatResponded 26 February 2016

    Thank you for taking the time to review our property. We are so happy that you had a great visit and that your doggie was able to enjoy the freedom of Barkwells. We hope to see you again soon.

    Reviewed 3 February 2016

    Just got back from our first visit. WE LOVED IT!! Stayed at Bo's Hideaway. Huge fenced in yard that opens up to community area. Marley LOVED swimming in the pond, and Hope LOVED the chickens! They think of everything for your pups. Two large dog...More

    Thank Donna M
    Response from Barkwells, General Manager at Barkwells, The Dog Lovers' Vacation RetreatResponded 26 February 2016

    Thank you for taking the time to write a review about our property. We are so happy to hear that you had a wonderful visit. We hope that you all bring Marley back again soon to enjoy the pond in warmer weather. We wish you...More

    Reviewed 25 January 2016

    We loved staying here, even though we were slammed with 12 inches of snow from winter storm Jonas! (hot tub!) We stayed in their Fisher cabin and were amazed at the way they specifically cater to dogs and their owners. Our cabin was completely fenced...More

    Thank John P
    Response from Barkwells, Manager at Barkwells, The Dog Lovers' Vacation RetreatResponded 28 January 2016

    John, We are so happy that you had a great visit at Barkwells despite all the snow. Thank you for the wonderful review and we look forward to seeing you again.

    Reviewed 14 December 2015 via mobile

    We have stayed here many times with our two dogs, and it is our favorite place to vacation. Beautiful cabins with lots of amenities close to Asheville. The owners are extremely focused on ensuring a quality experience for all guests. Very comfortable beds, fully equipped...More

    Thank Mary G
    Response from Barkwells, General Manager at Barkwells, The Dog Lovers' Vacation RetreatResponded 28 January 2016

    Mary, Thank you for taking the time to post a review about our property. We are so happy that you had enjoyed the cabin during the holiday season. We strive to be a place of peace where dogs and their owners can relax and enjoy...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • Hot Tub
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    • US$ 210 - US$ 310 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 8
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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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    9 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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    "Get a cabin that is overlooking the pond."
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