Feedback is of utmost importance to us here at Hoste Barn, and we love to hear back from our guests to ensure that we have not only fulfilled, but exceeded their expectations every step of the way. But don’t just take our word for it, read what previous clients have said about Hoste Barn below:
Dear Sian & Paul, Happy New Year! We really enjoyed our short break here. The barn surpassed all expectations! Thank you for being wonderful hosts. Best wishes, Jo, Wayne, Olivia, Annabelle & Moc the dog. 31st December 2018
Dear Paul & Sian, A perfect stay for Christmas. A very enjoyable break in your beautiful barn. Happy New Year. Hope to come again soon. Many thanks. Steve, Jayne, Hannah, Eddie and Molly. 26th December 2018
Dear Sian and Paul, Thank you for a lovely short stay at Hoste Barn. We’ve all had a relaxing and enjoyable time in Norfolk. The barn is just as we remembered – inviting and beautiful. Bewilderwood, Wrexhamm Barns and some country walks is all we had time for plus the memorable short play with the gorgeous Tom. If only we could have stayed longer! Petula, Gary, Zara and Halle. Thank you for letting us stay and play at your barn. We loved playing with Tom and we hope to come back again soon. The swings and play equipment were amazing and we loved them. Love Zara. 21st October 2018
Beautiful setting, well designed, and lovely welcome. We all had a great break and holiday. Thanks so much. Sara, Brian and Jess. Fab art work & photography 15th September 2018
Thanks so much for this barn, we loved staying here. Breakfasts in the sunshine, using the gym, swings and tennis court, evening walks and nice dinners. It was great to have the little home touches like spices to cook with. A special mention for Tom, whom we loved plying with. Helen, Ian, & Isabella. 25th August 2018
We had a wonderful week in the barn. Great facilities (the boys loved the tennis court) and a warm welcome. Luke will miss his new best friend Tom. Andy, Susan, Luke and Bella. 4th August 2018
Thank you for this lovely accommodation to come home to each evening after a day of kayaking. It inspired us to stop talking and get on with finding our own barn to convert. I’m sure we will be back as so much more water to explore. Patrick & Liz. 1st August 2018
Lovely barn, lovely hosts, lovely weather. We had a very relaxing stay and thoroughly enjoyed our visit. Boys loved the tennis court. Tom was great fun too. Thank you for a lovely week. Trevor, Charlotte, Adam and Holly. 16th July 2018
We had an amazing five days, so much to do and see as well as a beautiful barn to come back to every evening. Thank you for everything, we couldn’t have asked for anything more relaxing. Belle loved it too, especially meeting Tom. Many thanks Ellen & Bill & Belle July 7th 2018
Wow! What a stunning conversion of this historic barn, a true labour of love. Warm, welcoming and very comfortable with lots of thoughtful touches even dog washing facilities and of course boys toys-lighting and sound system etc!Lots of lovely walks from the door and peaceful gardens to enjoy. Thank you for all the goodies and fresh flowers- much appreciated. We have had a fab week -even the weather has been wonderful. Darren and Marilyn, Tali and grumpy Harris June 30th
Thanks for all the thoughtful touches and the wonderful peaceful barn and gardens. May 2018
Five heavenly days in this beautiful barn….we didn’t venture far so had plenty of time to enjoy the surroundings – we were also blessed with fab weather! Many thanks Sian and Paul for yet another wonderful break. May 2018
Dear Sian and Paul. Thank you so much. We’ve had a wonderful time! Couldn’t have been better! With Love Karen Tim Juliet May 2018
What an amazing barn! Such a fabulous and relaxing place to stay. Luxurious and welcoming. We have thoroughly enjoyed our break in this beautiful part of the country. We will be back! Many thanks Easter 2018.
Thank you Paul and Sian for a really lovely week in your beautiful barn. It has been a great centre for exploring North and East Norfolk. 10th February 2018
Simply Perfect!!! A piece of heaven in Norfolk. We will be back. 9th September 2017
We came here at Halloween in 2015and it is just as we remember it – brilliant! I loved playing tennis and playing fetch with Tom. We will be back again. 11th August 2017
Thank you so much. We have had a wonderful time (again) soaking up the tranquility of this beautiful place and enjoying all the comforts and luxuries of the barn. Cant wait to come back!! August 2017
Thank you for a wonderful holiday in this spectacular barn. It really has the ‘wow’ factor. We have had a great time exploring Norfolk. All in all a fantastic holiday. May 2017
Thank you for our 6th amazing stay! This place has a five star rating! You never fail to give us a warm welcome. April 2017
What a perfect setting to see in the New Year! Your attention to detail is exceptional and shows how much you deserve your 5* rating. Thanks for making us feel so welcome. The barn is beautiful and in a stunning tranquil location. Thoroughly enjoyable and relaxing weekend had by all including Bella the dog! Many thanks again Carrie, Tom and Ellie, Lowestoft Jan 2016
Dear Sian and Paul. Thank you so much. We’ve had a wonderful time! Couldn’t have been better! With Love Karen Tim Juliet David and William. A wonderful relaxing holiday in AMAZING surroundings. We shall definitely be back!!! Thank you so much for making us welcome this festive time. Best wishes Lesley, Barry and the dogs. Christmas 2015 – New Year 2016
Had a splendid break with fantastic weather for the end of October! Amazing crabbing at Wells, fabulous kite flying at Brancaster, Broads for boat hire and a few visits to Gunton Arms. Lunch in Thornham in a yurt was quirky fun. Rebecca, Antony, Oliver , Eloise and Hope October Half Term 2016
My family and I had an amazing stay at Hoste Barn. I would recommend crabbing at Wells, climbing the rocks on the beach in Brancaster and riding the bikes in the paddock and on the lanes outside the house. Tom the collie and Madrilena the horse were great fun to play with. Thank you for an amazing stay! There is also an amazing Waitrose in North Walsham Hope and Eloise age 9yr twins Oct Half Term 2016
We had such a lovely time. Hoste Barn is beautiful! Loved the fire! Lots to do and see and the weather was great for December. We will be coming back. Peter and Gel. P.S Thanks for the lovely treats when we arrived. December 6th 2015
I really enjoyed staying at the ban. My favourite was playing tennis on the court. Emily October 31st 2015
Fabulous! Thank you. Lin October 2015
Thank you very much for Sian and Paul for a warm welcome to Hoste Barn!James, Sandra. August 9th 2015
Thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this lovely barn. Our thanks to Sian and Paul for the warm welcome. Helen and Malcolm. June 18th 2015
Our 4th stay in Hoste Barn, but the first stay in summer! ….and what a glorious week of hot weather. It was a bit too hot for much walking so we enjoyed lazing about the barn reading and taking in the setting. Thank you Sian and Paul. Gill and Lee Horton. June 27th 2015
Best equipped kitchen ever found in English holiday homes! Thanks you. Wolf + Jutta Berlin June 20th 2015
What can we say? Absolutely fantastic stay at Hoste Barn!! Sian and Paul such lovely people, made us and our two dogs so welcome and Rudi and Otis have a new friend in Tom. We will certainly be back for another stay!! Videy, Mel, Kim Paul, June 6th 2015
We also enjoyed staying at the barn. The facilities and wonderful and very homely. Many thanks for enabling us to stay in this wonderful area. Colin + Penelope Barrington, NSW, Australia May 16th 2015
We had a truly wonderful time – relaxing and yet full of seascapes/countryside that fill us with wonderment. Truly beautiful and uplifting. Accommodation beautiful. Many thanks. Sally and Dan May12th 2015
Just as we had imagined it! Stylishly and sympathetically restored. Barn – a wonderful space to live in. We had a fantastic time and Paul and Sian were the perfect hosts. April 11th 2015
Again – Fabulous. The perfect stay January 17th 2015
Another amazing holiday at Hoste Barn. THANK YOU Sian and Paul for your very warm welcome. We will be back and leave with a heavy heart. I love playing with Shep and Tom and staying in Hoste Barn and playing with Tarka. Dusty age 8. August 9th 2014 C+J+D+R, London
Great location and a wonderful place to stay. 19th July 2014 K+S North Yorkshire, P+J Surrey
Thanks so much for a lovely week. The barn and it’s location are both absolutely fabulous and the weather could have not been better. As so many previous entries have stated, it would have been very difficult to improve the facilities and welcome provided by Sian and Paul. Thank you. 12th July 2014 D+J+N+M, Lymm, Cheshire
A wonderful few days in this lovely part of Norfolk. Thank you for the welcome goodies especially the flowers and wine. Hoste Barn has been an amazing place to stay and it will be hard to leave. Visits from Shep and Tom have been an added treat!! 7th July 2014 L+J, Tring Hertfordshire
Fantastic location & beautiful barn. Weather was very good & walks with the dogs were wonderful. Overall a great place to stay. One week on the Broads and a second week in the barn was just the tonic. 28th June 2014 S+J+G+M (Millie & Ruby)
This is a lovely place to stay in Norfolk. Hoste Barn was amazing and very comfortable. Thank you for the welcome tray of goodies! We feel refreshed and have loved exploring this part of Norfolk and the lovely food we found wherever we went. 14th June 2014 S+I Wokingham
Simply glorious. Many thanks for your warm and welcoming hospitality. We have really enjoyed being here and returning home rested, relaxed and very happy. We can’t think of a more lovely place to stay. 23rd May 2014 C+S+W+T Kentish Town London
Brilliant, fabulous accommodation, first class! Crying to be going home! Weather a bonus too! Only a few days of rain! 10th May 2014 T+D+J+S+ Coco Gloucester
Another fabulous week at Hoste Barn and a great birthday celebration. We’ve never stopped – so much to do from arrival. Would highly recommend the Wildlife tour with Ross at Horsey Mere on Lady Ann! Looking forward to our next visit and the rematch at tennis Paul. With thanks to you and Sian. 26th April 2014 N+J+J+C Skye
This was our 2nd visit to Hoste Barn and once again it did not disappoint! There are some wonderful walks in the area including at local National Trust properties. But most importantly the barn was so super to come back to for some relaxation. We especially enjoyed sitting on the patio in the unexpected evening sunshine, and the dogs and chickens were great entertainment. Thank you! 12th April 2014 J+A+H+A Bedford and London
Our 3rd stay here and it is still as lovely as in 2009, 2010, and we still want to stay longer….Thank you for you kind hospitality. 8th Feb 2014 G+L Leicester
Christmas Week 2013. The Blake family have enjoyed a lovely time at Hoste Barn for the festivities. It provides the perfect setting for family celebrations – spacious, stylish and cosy. It is the third time of visiting for me (Jess) and I am sure it won’t be the last. Thanks for making us feel so welcome – we even got a surprise visit from Santa himself
Have enjoyed the wonderful conversion of Hoste Barn – even more impressive than the photo’s!! All the facilities one could wish for and more. Great places to visit – especially for the dogs – even saw seals at Horsey Beach. Good variety of pubs and restaurants. Will be back.’ June 2012.
M, G, and K with Meg and Trigger. Stockton on Tees.
‘This was our first visit to North Norfolk, and it has been very enjoyable made even more so by staying in such a “special” place. Thank you.’ June 2012.
C and L.
‘We’ve lost count how many times we’ve returned, you keep providing even more reasons to come back! Loved using the brand new gym this time, now about next year……….!’ June 2012 Bob, Jan and Breeze.
‘A big thank you! We have had a truly special week in this beautifully revived vessel. You could not have done more to make us feel comfortable and welcome. Hoste Barn speaks for itself with it’s splendid proportions, warm floors and operatic views from every window’ May 2012.
Marcus & Carolyn, Chris & Maxine. Islington.