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The Barns Hotel

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Certificate of Excellence


Certificate of Excellence
The Barns Hotel is situated in a beautiful riverside location, within three and a half acres of landscaped gardens, yet it is just 10 miles from the M1 and 8 miles from A1. The tranquil setting offers Bedford accommodation with views of the great River Great Ouse and the local country park and wonderful grounds in which to stroll and relax. Come and join us for a beautiful and relaxing stay, why not hire our electric self drive river boat. (Summer season only)
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Room Service
Breakfast included
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair Access
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Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Park View


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36Car recommended
Grade: 36 out of 100
367Restaurantswithin 10 km
99Attractionswithin 10 km
100Room tips
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We had our wedding here on Valentine’s Day. It was everything he had dreamed of. The barn room where our Ceremony took place was simply beautiful perfect romantic wedding. The function room was done lovely too the staff set everything up as we wanted and changed anything we
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Convenient location for the main ‘A’ roads. Ample parking on arrival. Checked in at 2pm with the room number 6 ready and waiting. Twin room as requested very clean. Only one criticism not enough towels, just one bath sheet for 2 of us but could request more. Evening meal
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We stayed here with friends for a one night stay. Check in was smooth and we were able to have our rooms early. We had afternoon tea which was excellent. The staff were wonderful,looked after us extremely well. The food was fresh and delicious,as much tea and coffee as we
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We have just returned from a wonderful three night break at The Barns Hotel and cannot recommend it highly enough. The accommodation was brilliant, the food fantastic and without exception the staff were friendly and welcoming. A special thanks to Diana for being so helpful
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Response from AdamH5216, Operations Manager at The Barns Hotel
Responded 4 days ago
Good Morning RosieLee1, Thank you for your 5* review. It is a pleasure you read you enjoyed your stay with us. I will feed your comments back to the team and especially to Diana who I know will be very happy to hear this. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Kind Regards, Adam Hersey Operations Manager
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Lovely place, pretty and spacious room, great dinner, amazing staff!It was an anniversary celebration and the members of staff really made our night special. We enjoyed our breakfast with the river-view.Fantastic weekend. Highly recommended!
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Response from AdamH5216, Operations Manager at The Barns Hotel
Responded 1 week ago
Good Afternoon AngiolinaFox, Thank you for your recent 5* Review. We are delighted to read your comments and wish you a Happy Anniversary once again. Kind Regards, Adam Hersey Operations Manager
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Our room on first floor.
Clean comfortable room
Room 17 - Bed
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Hello again Paul, Bedford town center is around 10 minute taxi journey from the hotel where you will find a number of restaurants and bars in addition to a shopping area. Recommendations are very much dependent on your preference on food. We will be happy to recommend places to eat when you arrive. To give you an idea there a some lovely Italian restaurants along with some smaller independents and chain establishments. Kind Regards, Adam Hersey Operations Manager
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Good Afternoon Paul N, Thank you for getting in touch. You could perhaps pay for a bottle of Prosecco to be placed into your room? This would be £31 We would also arrange a Happy Birthday plate to be made for you at your dinner reservation. Please could you confirm you would like this when you make your reservation for dinner. I would encourage you to call the hotel and speak to one of the team to arrange the above ready for you stay. I hope this helps. Kind Regards, Adam Hersey
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Hello magwii, Yes we are very proud to be a dog friendly hotel. Take care, Adam Hersey
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Good Afternoon, thank you for your message. toiletries are complimentary in bedrooms yes. Breakfast is included in all room rates apart from Room Only rates. I hope this helps, Kind Regards, Adam Hersey Operations Manager
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"Some rooms have a river view."
"Rooms at the back have a view of the river and away from the road."
"Plenty of ground floor rooms easy access"
"suite 1 - 3. Spacious, excellent views and 'out of the way'"
"Try for a river view."
US$ 80 - US$ 171 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United KingdomEnglandBedford
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