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The Barns Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Cardington Road, Bedford MK44 3SA, England
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Ranked #5 of 15 hotels in Bedford
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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3 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Stockport, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We attended a wedding on Easter Sunday and took advantage of the discounted 2 nights for £85 per night including breakfast. We were quite disappointed with the room as the upholstery was very tired looking and the carpet could have done with a good clean. Also, there was a large chip in the bottom of the bath tub. (Room 26).... More

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cambridgeshire
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29 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We held our Wedding here in March and it matched our expectations. it was a 2nd wedding for both of us and it really was a perfect day. The staff were all very friendly and efficient, special thanks to Mags and Simon who were exceptional. The food was excellent and all guests commented how good it was, the service was... More

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stewartby, beds
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On Sunday 30th March the Tithe Barn in the grounds of the Barnes Hotel was the venue for our parents Golden Wedding Celebrations. From the minute we arrived to set up on Sunday morning till we left in the Evening the staff couldn’t have been more helpful and professional. I don’t remember everyone’s names but some who deserve a special... More

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BarnsHotel, Operations Manager at The Barns Hotel, responded to this review

Dear chris c I was delighted to read all your lovely comments about your parents golden wedding celebrations. I have passed on all your lovely feedback to my team and I hope to welcome you back to the Barns Hotel again in the future Kind regards More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stay here for work The staff and service are great The guest book at reception seems to say that virtually every wedding goes well - I'm not surprised. Everyone tries hard, food is good, nice river view too. Batman stayed here (Christian Bale), he liked it, checkout the visitors book. Try it yourself

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BarnsHotel, Operations Manager at The Barns Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Roger P Thankyou for continuing to stay with us at the Barns Hotel, I am so pleased you found time to write a review about your stays. I hope to welcome you back to the Barns Hotel very soon Regards More

Worthing, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked after deciding to upgrade from premier inn to something abit more special for our weekend stay. Hotel looks great for weddings, lovely location on the river with great picture opportunities...however, disappointed with the overall standard. Rooms are abit dated, although spacious. Bed was comfortable enough and pillows not too bad. Bathroom is large, could do with redecorating, extractor fan... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

booked 1 night for wedding anniversary at the barns hotel DBB, two days before our visit received an email saying restaurant closed for private function and that dinner would be served in one of the conference rooms,on arrival checked in, went to bar only to be told the wedding party that was there was using it we could not go... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We aimed to stay here for two nights, following a wedding party at the same venue, but left after one night and went to the premium inn on the other side of the lake. The latter performed better on all accounts, except for the beautiful setting of the Barns. The rooms are small, relatively dirty and the service is shockingly... More

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Market Deeping
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Stayed here for 2 nights as a weekend break. Hotel looks great from the outside, in substantial grounds, with a river at the back. It is very close to a country park with excellent walks along the river and through the country park to a lake, so a good area to stay. As for hotel itself, the service from all... More

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BarnsHotel, Operations Manager at The Barns Hotel, responded to this review

Dear chriscar01 Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. I pleased to read you enjoyed your 2 night stay with us, I have passed on your comments about your stay to the team and hope to see you back at the Barns Hotel in the near future Kind regards More

Grantham, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

2 nights for Valentines day. Yes it rained like absolute crazy but it was perfect and my best weekend away EVER. The hotel is easy to find and is gorgeous. You can't hear the cars on the busy road. There is plenty of parking. Rooms - clean, tidy, nicely decorated and classy. I was welcomed to a bouquet of flowers... More

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BarnsHotel, Operations Manager at The Barns Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Eleni N Thankyou so much for taking the time to leave us such a nice review regarding your stay with us over valentines. I was delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your stay and the food you had with us, I have passed on your comments to the chefs and the rest of the team. I hope to... More

Swindon, United Kingdom
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199 reviews 199 reviews
41 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014 via mobile

Probably merits 'good' rather than 'very good' but that's not an option. I had lunch here with friends on a quiet Thursday. The restaurant has large picture windows overlooking the river. We had a lovely table by a window from where we could watch the swans sailing by. It would no doubt be delightful in the summer. The lunch menu... More

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BarnsHotel, Operations Manager at The Barns Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Black Amber I am so pleased you felt compelled to write a review about your lunch with us. Thankyou for all your nice feedback. I have passed on your comments about your lunch to our chefs, and to the rest of the team. I hope to see you back at the Barns Hotel in the near future Kind regards... More

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Additional Information about The Barns Hotel

Address: Cardington Road, Bedford MK44 3SA, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Bedfordshire > Bedford
Amenities:
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #5 of 15 hotels in Bedford
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Barns Hotel 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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! ... more   less 
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