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“Stunning barn and beautiful location.”
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The Luxury Kitchen
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The Dining Table seats 12
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5 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, Sleeps 11
Leominster, Herefordshire, England

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Roxanne82
Oyen, Canada
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Stunning barn and beautiful location.”
Reviewed June 12, 2012 for a stay in June 2012

The Owl Barn is just as amazing as it looks in the pictures. It was the perfect place for a girly hen do weekend of afternoon tea, crafting, country walks and cocktails. Lots of open space in the barn was great for games. We had a lovely time in the hot tub and enjoying the weather in the large garden. The kitchen was a joy to cook in and the open plan layout meant the cooks never felt locked away. A welcome hamper with pink bubbly was a nice touch too. We were only there for a weekend and were generally too busy talking to do much sightseeing but from the drive down we could tell that the barn would be a good base for exploring the local area by car. I'm already looking for excuses to book another visit!

Date of stay: June 2012
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Liked best: luxurious barn at a very good price
Liked least: nothing; it really was everything we were hoping for
Traveling group: With Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
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katiepark...
Bristol
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Stunning Barn, perfect for Girls Weekend Away in Style”
Reviewed May 2, 2012 for a stay in April 2012

Thank you for such a lovely weekend. Owl Barn was the perfect size for 10 ladies to enjoy a hen weekend in style. The decor and rooms were gorgeous and were far superior than in the photos - everyove was really impressed. Fully stocked kitchen and the welcome pack including bubbles and all the little extras ( store ingredients, fluffy towels, toiletries) made it more than the standard self catering break.
The hot tub in the large garden was ideal after a days (slightly rainy) cycling cider tour although it had cooled down on the Sunday.
The kitchen and dining room was perfect for our dinner party and the simply beautiful upstairs with squashy sofas was perfect for our party ..and relaxing. We all said we would love to bring family/friends and come again!

Date of stay: April 2012
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Liked best: Stunning decor and spaciousness
Liked least: nothing!
Traveling group: With Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children Large groups
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Suffolk
Reviewed April 27, 2012 for a stay in April 2012

Date of stay: April 2012
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Traveling group: Family with Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children Large groups
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Horsham, United Kingdom
Reviewed April 18, 2012 for a stay in January 2012

Date of stay: January 2012
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Liked best: Hot tub!
Liked least: Not enough single beds
Traveling group: With Friends
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
Large groups
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Management Response
Apr 20, 2012
Thank you so much for your lovely review it's great to have returning guests there really can't be a greater compliment!! Yes we take on board the single bed comment not everyone ones to be that 'cosy'.See you again next year!!!
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DarceyDan...
Wiltshire
Level 4 Contributor
27 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Magical Christmas at Owl Barn”
Reviewed February 28, 2012 for a stay in December 2011

We stayed at Owl Barn over Xmas 2012 and it was lovely. A beautiful barn with lots of 'wow' appeal, extremely quiet area and lovely surroundings. We stayed with our children (age 4 and 7) and our friends and their children (age 3,5 and 8) and we had a magical time. The barn is a good size, not so big that it feels uncosy, but large enough for all of us. The wooden train set kept our chidlren entertained for hours as they roamed around upstairs in the beautiful lounge area. They loved all the games that were there and even with their Christmas gifts opened they still played with the train set! The owners had left some really thoughtful touches around for the children (snall Christomas tree to decorate, Christmas toys on the pillows) and the Christmas tree was beautiful. The hamper we had was really wonderful too with homeade chutneys and jams, crackers, chocolates, luxury biscuits etc, all these touches make a real difference.

If you want to have some time away as a large group, with friends or family then this barn is perfect. Beautiful finishes, beds are huge and so comfortable, the bedding is soft and beautifully clean and presented.

My only gripes (and they are small ones) is that the washing machine was a bit temperamental and we really did need a larger fridge to accomodate our Christmas shopping for a week for 9 people. Also a clothes drier to use inside would be helpful.

Hot tub is superb!

Date of stay: December 2011
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Liked best: Quality of fittings and fixtures and location
Liked least: Fridge too small and washing machine tempermental
Traveling group: With Friends
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway People with disabilities
Families with young children Large groups
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Management Response
Mar 5, 2012
Once again many thanks for your lovely comments.It really is important to us that each guest has a great time, especially at Christmas.
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Hanbury, UK
Reviewed February 20, 2012 for a stay in January 2012

Date of stay: January 2012
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Liked best: The quality of the barn
Liked least: if you were to be picky it could do with a bigger fridge (if you plan to eat in)
Traveling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
Large groups
  • Was the property as advertised?
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  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Was your security deposit returned on time?
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
Feb 23, 2012
Thanks so much for your comments it's so great to hear that a celebration went well and all your guests enjoyed it too!Also that the barn looks even better than on the website.
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Carmarthenshire
Reviewed February 10, 2012 for a stay in November 2011

Date of stay: November 2011
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Liked best: hot tub
Liked least: nothing all perfect
Traveling group: With Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
Large groups
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Was your security deposit returned on time?
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveler and not of TripAdvisor LLC nor of its partners.
Management Response
Feb 17, 2012
Thanks so much for that great review,we're so pleased that you enjoy the barn so much! Hopefully see you again soon!
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