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“Just what we wanted for our weekend break”
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3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 7
Over Haddon, Bakewell, Peak District National Park, England

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Very good - based on 45 reviews
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Cotswolds...
South Cerney, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
73 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Just what we wanted for our weekend break”
Reviewed September 19, 2014 for a stay in September 2014

The Dutch Barn suited our schoolgirls' reunion perfectly. Spotlessly clean, comfortable beds with beautiful linen, a well equipped kitchen, big sofas and an ipod dock. We had brought everything we needed, but the owners provided a welcome pack (with wine!), and fresh flowers, which is a lovely touch. From the Barn you can do lovely circular walks from short to strenuous (OS map 24 The White Peak - there's a copy in the kitchen) and there's a tea room as you come back up the hill into the village. We ate dinner at The Lathkil twice (great food) and returned for an evening in the hottub. Fabulous. We couldn't have wished for more.

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Liked best: hot tub, bedding
Liked least: nothing!
Traveling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
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Management Response
Sep 20, 2014
Thank you for taking the time and effort to post a review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay and hope that we may be able to welcome you back to Dutch Barn some time in the future.
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Gemmakirk...
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Loved it so much!!! Didnt want to leave!!!”
Reviewed July 26, 2014 for a stay in July 2014

We stayed mon- fri, a lovely barn everything you need it there all ready my family really enjoyed it had a bbq one night, couldnt get enough of the hottub. The local walks were lovely lots of hills though theres some like mini waterfalls to find bakewell is lovely too and full of pubs bonus!! Went into buxton for the day too visitited some caves. Would 100% go back again loved every second some happy memories were built there!!!

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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
Sep 3, 2014
Thank you for taking the time to post a review.We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay at Dutch Barn and do hope to be able to welcome you again in the future.
Gill and Jonathan
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Guilsborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed July 19, 2014 for a stay in July 2014

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Liked best: Hot tub was amazing and it was a great base.
Liked least: No staples provided, eg oil, tin foil, tea, but not a deal-breaker and meant we ate out all the time (lovely but not always great for the waistline)!!
Traveling group: Other
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children Large groups
People with pets
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Emma R
Melton Mowbray, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Amazing...fabulous...loved it!”
Reviewed April 29, 2014 for a stay in April 2014

Absolutely fantastic weekend away with the girls...the mum's away for a break!! We had the most amazing time. The house was beautifully set out and furnished, very clean and well equipped...spacious and comfortable...couldn't have asked for more. Love the drinks fridge and the hot tub was a dream, even in the rain! The owners were easy to contact and the house keeper was very welcoming in checking all was ok. No complaints whatsoever and have every intention of returning. The village is beautiful, dinner in the local Lathkil Hotel/pub was fantastic and within a stone's throw, walking along the Lathkil Dale was amazing too. Have no hesitate in recommending.

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Liked best: hot tub!
Liked least: nothing - all was perfect
Traveling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
Large groups People with pets
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Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
May 10, 2014
Thank you for taking the time and effort to post a review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay and thank you for your positive comments.
We work hard to maintain standards at Dutch Barn and try to do everything possible to ensure our guests have a fabulous time. We are delighted that everything was to your liking and hope to be able to welcome you again in the future.
Gill and Jonathan
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julieDBir...
Birmingham
Level 4 Contributor
49 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Lovely place to stay”
Reviewed April 27, 2014 for a stay in April 2014

7 friends stayed here over Easter and we all thought the barn was a lovely place to stay. It is decorated really well and is very well equipped. It is very modern and light with plenty of room in the lounge for sitting and eating. The hot tub is a lovely addition and great after a long walk. It is located in a very pretty part of the peak distract with plenty of walks on the doorstep

Traveling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
Apr 30, 2014
Thank you for taking the trouble to post a Review. We always welcome comments from our guests We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay and appreciated the beautiful Peak District.

We hope to be able to welcome you back some time in the future.
Thanks
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Janis8248
Hertford, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
21 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“High quality barn in beautiful surroundings in north Derbyshire.”
Reviewed April 21, 2014 for a stay in April 2014

The barn has been furnished to the highest standard and it is well equipped with everything you could need. Over Haddon is a small village near Bakewell and you can walk straight from the barn on to many amazing walks in various directions. The scenery is absolutely beautiful especially along the rivers Wye and Lathkil. There is a hotel in Over Haddon which serves good food and allows dogs in the bar. The icing on the cake was the Hot Tub in the rear patio area which we all enjoyed using. We were a family of six with dogs and had a very enjoyable stay.

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Liked best: Wonderful location. Accommodation very high spec.
Liked least: As we had dogs a secure fence round the front garden would have been a bonus.
Traveling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
Large groups People with pets
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Management Response
Apr 24, 2014
Thank you for taking the trouble to post a review . We always welcome comments from our guests.
We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay at Dutch Barn and hope to be able to welcome you again in the future.
Thanks
Gill and Jonathan
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Laura M
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Perfect luxury escape to the country”
Reviewed March 12, 2014 for a stay in February 2014

A group of us stayed at the Dutch Barn over Valentines weekend and had a fabulous time. Lovely clean and welcoming accommodation with nice touches for a homely but contemporary feel. Both double beds extremely comfortable and all rooms beautifully decorated. All needs catered for and owners easily contactable and more than willing to answer any queries. Hot tub was the highlight, even in the rain! The extra drinks fridge kept our wine and beer chilled and was a good thought. Great location for exploring Lathkill dale and the nearby Lathkill hotel provided us with an excellent meal and real ale. We're hoping to return in the summer, highly recommended.

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Liked best: Hot tub and quality interior
Liked least: Only 1 pub in the village
Traveling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
People with pets
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
  • Was your security deposit returned on time?
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Management Response
Apr 24, 2014
Thank you for taking the trouble to post a review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay . We look forwards to welcoming you back again in the future
Thank
s Gill and Jonathan
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
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