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    Barkwells, The Dog Lovers' Vacation Retreat

    290 Lance Rd, Mills River, NC 28759-3884
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    “fenced yard” (15 reviews)
    “dog towels” (13 reviews)
    “run free” (8 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Reviewed November 21, 2014

    This was the best vacation. We had our fur babies, plenty of open space to run and a safe environment to leave the fur babies so the people could explore the surrounding area. The staff is awesome, helpful and just downright welcoming. Thanks for the...More

    1  Thank Allison D
    Response from Barkwells, Owner at Barkwells, The Dog Lovers' Vacation RetreatResponded November 23, 2014

    We are so glad you visited Barkwells, enjoyed your time, and felt like your fur kids were safe! We are very much looking forward to welcoming you back in the spring! Ellen + Michael

    Reviewed November 3, 2014

    I loved this place! The owners are incredibly nice as are all the staff. The cabin was spotless, the grounds immaculate and the setting so peaceful. It is built for dogs to enjoy and my dogs had a great time. They got to run, swim...More

    1  Thank Tired T
    Response from Barkwells, Owner at Barkwells, The Dog Lovers' Vacation RetreatResponded November 19, 2014

    Thank you for your review! We are delighted that you and your dogs enjoyed the cabins, grounds, and much of what the area has to offer. We look forward to welcoming you again and are more than willing to assist with recommendations for new things...More

    Reviewed October 26, 2014

    We absolutely love Barkwells! It's our go-to vacation place. We rented the Lacey cabin this time, and brought our daughter and son-in-law, along with our 100 lb. dog. We all had a fabulous time, having plenty of space and enjoying the cabin and grounds and...More

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    Response from Barkwells, Owner at Barkwells, The Dog Lovers' Vacation RetreatResponded October 30, 2014

    Thank you your review and all the kind words. We are so pleased you find the cabins comfortable and well stocked...and especially that your sweet pooch enjoys herself so much too! We sincerely thank you for continuing to choose Barkwells for your mountain vacations! Ellen...More

    Reviewed September 30, 2014

    We have been to Barkwells roughly 10 times. We have spent Thanksgiving and Christmas there in the past and Michael and Elllen make sure it festive in each cabin. Our pup, Eli a yellow lab and Bandit a Border Collie mix just love it. They...More

    1  Thank Cynthia W
    Response from Barkwells, Owner at Barkwells, The Dog Lovers' Vacation RetreatResponded October 4, 2014

    Thank you for your review and being a guest of ours many, many times. We are so happy that you enjoy Diva's cabin and feel like any issues you have are resolved quickly. We look forward to seeing you, Eli, and Bandit soon! Sincerely, Ellen...More

    Reviewed September 29, 2014

    Barkwells was the best time we have had in a long time!! Having two dogs limits us on vacations. A good freind recommended Barkwells. So we went online and checked it out. We stayed in the Snickers cabin. It was perfect for the 2 of...More

    Thank Cindy C
    Response from Barkwells, Owner at Barkwells, The Dog Lovers' Vacation RetreatResponded October 4, 2014

    We are so glad you had a good time at Barkwells. Thank you for your review. It's wonderful to hear that you and the dogs enjoyed Snickers. We look forward to seeing you next year! Sincerely, Ellen & Michael

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Microwave
    • Things to do
    • Hot Tub
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    • Price range
    • $210 - $310 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 8
    • Location
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    • North Carolina >
    • North Carolina Mountains >
    • Mills River
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    • Barkwells, The Dog Lovers` Vacation Retreat Hotel Mills River
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    Brian L
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    Response from DavidandKarenTampaFl | Reviewed this property |
    About 30 minutes from Barkwells.
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    March 8, 2016|
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    Response from 10Yankee |
    Closest is Ingles, very nice supermarket. Barkwells supplies starter filters, so don't worry about bringing any with you. They also have salt & pepper, little half & half containers, cooking spray, cleaning supplies, laundry... More
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    "The Diva cabin has the absolute best deck!"
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    "With 2 dogs, we choose DIvas and it was divine. Next time, I may try Baxters only to be closer to the pond."
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    "Bo's Hidaway suits us perfectly."
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    "Get a cabin that is overlooking the pond."
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