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The Bark House

Certificate of Excellence
Oakfordbridge, Bampton EX16 9HZ, England
The Bark House
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

We stayed at the Bark House on 30th May 2015, A great Welcome by Mel and Martin French. A very relaxing break. Evening meal Superb, room very cozy and very well decorated, immaculate cleaned, slept like a baby, very comfortable bed. Breakfast with a plenty of choice with local products. We will strong recommend The Bark House, you will not... More 

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Wallingford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We have just stayed at Bark House for a couple of nights. We had an excellent relaxing stay. The owners were really welcoming & the rooms were clean & tidy. The breakfast was very good & the service was excellent. We would recommend this to anyone & will definitely visit again.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

I recently called do to book a room with a voucher I had received for my 40th birthday and was refused any booking....having been on the hotel website and checked on on availability which was a fine he offered no acceptable explanation why he refused my booking ....if this is the customer service offered I fear for the services you... More 

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Farnborough, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

We received a 2 night break as a present and chose to go to The Bark House in Devon. Mel and Martin were friendly and welcoming and the B&B itself is in a gorgeous setting, great for walking and exploring! The Bark House was clean and tidy, beautiful rooms, smoothly run and the food was fantastic! We would recommend anyone... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

The title doesn't do justice for The Bark House; Martin and Mel made every effort to make our stay comfortable, relaxing and a thoroughly enjoyable break away. In addition to being situated in the beautiful countryside that it is (fantastic for walks, 15 miles were walked with ease), our stay was made even better with a fantastic meal at The... More 

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Gloucestershire
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

We spent two nights at this well positioned Hotel, set in the beautiful Exe valley. The hosts Me and Martyn were wonderful hosts. The welcome with tea, coffee and cake at the fireside was a lovely touch. The evening meal which can be ordered earlier, was of great quality. The only negative was our room was not always warm. We... More 

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Dorset
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

We recently spent a very pleasant couple of days at The Bark House with one of the deciding factors being that it was dog friendly. Found it to be very comfortable and spacious (room 6) and Martin and Mel were good hosts. Had the best in-room selection of teas/coffees we have come across and dog facilities are excellent - just... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015 via mobile

I stayed at the Bark House for the new year period with my son and his girlfriend. Mel and Martin could not have been more welcoming including a warm welcome to our ancient Irish terrier Hattie of whom they made a great fuss. My back was stiff after a lot of driving and they bought a hotvwater bottle specially to... More 

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Devon
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Had a great 2 nights break at The Bark House in Bampton we had a lovely welcome on arrival with a pot of tea and sat by a lovely coal fire, the room was very cosy warm and clean very relaxing and the breakfast was excellent. We just couldn't fault in in any way and would highly recommend it to... More 

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Retford
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Very charming modernised old country hotel/B&B. The hotel was extremely comfortable and the room we had spacious and well set out. Very amenable in allowing our dog to stay. The rooms cleaned daily. Breakfast was excellent! The hotel owners friendly and helpful. Situated in lovely countryside with a smashing walk along the river just over the road great for the... More 

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