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Doves Barn Stowmarket Road, Ipswich IP6 8RJ England See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 19 July 2018

I came to doves barn last weekend to celebrate my mother in laws 70th birthday. All I can say is wow - amazing place, lovely grounds and all rooms were lovely - whatever room we would have ended up with we would have been happy!...More

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Response from Eleanor D, Owner at Doves BarnResponded 23 July 2018

Dear Amber, Thank you for your lovely review of Doves Barn in Suffolk. We are so pleased you had an enjoyable stay, celebrating your mother-in-laws 70th Birthday. It was lovely meeting you all, we hope to welcome you back to Doves Barn again very soon....More

Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

I’ve just got home from this absolutely beautiful place today. Wow. I spent the entire weekend I staid here blown away by the beauty of the place. It’s absolutely huge and every single room’s attention to detail is just unbelievable. We had 20 of us...More

2  Thank Sarah-JayneSalmon
Response from Eleanor D, Owner at Doves BarnResponded 10 July 2018

Dear Sarah-Jayne, Thank you so much for leaving such a lovely review of our property, Doves Barn in Suffolk. Also, a big thank you for the flowers and card; that was a lovely kind gesture. We are so pleased you and the Hens had such...More

Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

We booked Doves Barn following a lot of research into prospective venues, I also had a recommendation from a friend who stayed back in 2009! It ticked all the boxes for a group of 18 ladies. On arrival, Nigel was more than helpful and gave...More

1  Thank AmyLouPeg
Response from Eleanor D, Owner at Doves BarnResponded 10 July 2018

Dear AmyLouPeg, A big thank you for submitting such a glowing review of our property, Doves Barn in Suffolk. It really is the perfect place for large groups of 22 to spend time together; celebrating birthdays, hen weekends, anniversaries and much more! We are so...More

Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

You cannot find a nicer place for the money! 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths with kitchen and sitting room upstairs and downstairs. We will surely stay again if available. Sorry the weather did not really allow us to enjoy the garden - maybe next time.

Thank vcothren
Response from Eleanor D, Owner at Doves BarnResponded 16 April 2018

Dear Guests Please would you kindly amend this review as it is the wrong property. Doves Barn has 8 bedrooms and sleeps 22 guests.

Reviewed 5 February 2018

Stayed here in the Summer with all our friends from University who we don't see every often! We had the best time ever! We played sports in the garden everyday, made full use of the hot tub and cooked every evening! Was welcome by Neville...More

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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Suffolk > Ipswich
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