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Sandyhills, Colvend DG5 4NU, Scotland
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Barend Holiday Village
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Colvend
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just home from our first time at Barend holiday Village. We stayed in a lodge overlooking the loch and it was beautiful. Great place for dogs. Very pet friendly. Great wee pool, lovely walks and great accommodation. Lovely food in the onsite pub, friendly staff.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for the 3rd time for a long weekend and was not dissapointed The Bar was great as was the food and the owners are freindly and helpfull. The area is great for our dogs who love its a short walk from the sandyhills beach and is a great place if you just want get away and relax.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed for a long weekend at Barend holiday village. We stayed in chalet number 73 which was ideally located for the Barend centre complex. The chalet was perfectly appointed with all the amenities of home, modern furnishings throughout and very comfortable beds. So peaceful and quiet at night. We enjoyed dining at the Barend bar and the weekly bar quiz... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great spot to enjoy a quiet and piecefull retreat sourranded by nature in a neat village. We stayed at unit 73 which is in immaculate fashion. Cozy, clean, fully functional to let your cooking skills fleurish or enjoy a night (or two) at the wonderful local pub/restaurant. I can't wait to go back. Highly recommended.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

We have just returned from a weeks holiday at the Barend holiday village. We stayed in chalet number 55 and was really happy with the accommodation. It included everything you need for a self catering holiday and was excellently furnished. The surrounding area is very picturesque and peaceful and made for an excellent getaway. Ideal for walkers and mountain bikers.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Didn't arrive until after midnight thanks to a broken sat nav, luckily the bar was still open and our key had been left for us, friendly and welcoming staff. Lodge 72 is gorgeous, we fell in love with it, lovely and clean with everything you need, beautiful view of the woodland and wildlife. There's not much to do in the... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

After reading the reviews I was surprised at how highly rated the Barend Holiday Village was. Perhaps I went there with our son and granddaughter expecting that all we had read in their pamphlet would be true. When we read the pamphlet it said free fishing in our lake, swimming and childrens play. We went to reception and asked the... More

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GordonColquhoun, Owner at Barend Holiday Village, responded to this review

What a shame you did not book with Barend Holiday Village as there would be absolutely no charge for swimming. You booked a chalet at Barend through an off site agency and then came to the Barend Holiday Village Reception. If you had booked through Barend Holiday Village you would have had a high quality lodge - although I am... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Lodge 35 was great, very clean and like home from home... We will definitely be back with our 8 year old daughter as she loved it.... Very chilled and relaxed and Barend bar and restaurant was fantastic!! Highly recommend... We went to Cocoa Bean factory, Mabie Farm and Cream of Galloway.... All absolutely brilliant!! Weather was mainly good which helped... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 via mobile

A well appointed lodge which is a credit to the owners with great views of the loch and countryside. The lodge had all a family could ask for including board games, toys, DVDs and music for all the family. The beach is about 10 mins walk from the holiday village but for those wet Scottish days you also have the... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Holidaying at the nearby Sandyhills Bay Caravan site, we walked the quarter mile to Barend holiday village restaurant with the intention of having our evening meal. We entered the bar area and walked past the bar where the barman was talking to two customers. We sat at a table within view of the bar...and waited .....and waited to be served.... More

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Additional Information about Barend Holiday Village

Address: Sandyhills, Colvend DG5 4NU, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Dumfries and Galloway > Colvend
Number of rooms: 30
Also Known As:
Barend Holiday Village Hotel Colvend
Barend Holiday Village Dalbeattie

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