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The Barns Hotel

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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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Grade: 36 out of 100
361Restaurantswithin 10 km
98Attractionswithin 10 km
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Feel relaxed as soon as you arrive. Hotel set in lovely surroundings in quiet area just outside the town. Friendly staff and riverside restaurant make this an ideal stop-over venue. Rooms are well appointed and comfortable.
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My sister treated me to afternoon tea as part of my birthday treat. She chose The Barns because her son had been married there a few months before and she was impressed with the atmosphere and efficiency. When she discovered they did a special afternoon tea consisting of Sweet
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The hotel has a lovely setting, right on the river bank, in very pretty grounds. We had afternoon tea on arrival, and it was pleasant enough, with the tea topped up when we asked, and the waitress was very efficient. The room was comfortable and clean, but rather cold. We
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Recently spent an excellent 2 night relaxing break at The Barnes hotel, the Duty Manager, Kay, was amazing ably assisted by very professional restaurant staff and polite and friendlyreception staff. Food and service,first clas and bed room well equipped, clean and comfortable.
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I would use the hotel again if we are around the area the staff were very good and I had no trouble finding the hotel the rooms were very clean the service off the staff were second to none I would recomend
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Our room on first floor.
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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Hi, I'd be grateful if you could tell me if this is a dog friendly hotel?
Hello magwii, Yes we are very proud to be a dog friendly hotel. Take care, Adam Hersey
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Do all rooms have complimentary toiletries? Is breakfast included in all room bookings?
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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"All rooma away from main road"
"A ground floor room would be better if you have any kind of mobility problem."
"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"
US$ 89 - US$ 170 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United KingdomEnglandBedford
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