The Barkin Pet Hotel Home from Home Luxury Dog Hotel, Northern Ireland

Nestled in the beautiful countryside in Kilrea, we are a family run business offering ‘home from home’ bespoke boarding for all types of dogs. Our five-star dog hotel opened 2016, purpose built accommodation to give our guests a comfortable and stress free stay with luxury in mind.

We know too well the heartache of leaving our dogs when we go away……where will they go? We treat all guests as if they are our own, with lots of love and cuddles ensuring all their individual needs are catered for.

Our guests have their own private room – with human size beds and comfy bedding all at their disposal! The Barkin Pet Hotel offers the best holiday experience for your dog with our guests enjoying days filled with walks in the countryside, playing in the fields, and nights spent sleeping soundly.

  • Luxury Private Suites

  • All suites are heated

  • Comfy bedding with human size beds

  • Fully Enclosed Grass Play Areas

  • Grooming Salon

We know you want the best care for your dog who is a special member of  your family. We treat all guests as if they are our own, with lots of love and attention, ensuring all their individual needs are catered for.

Please come and have a look around anytime during our opening hours contact Joanne to arrange a time.  Your dog is more then welcome to check out our facilities as long as you bring your up to date Vaccination card or proof of immunity.

We also offer a full range of Grooming Services at Barkin Barbers by Joanne who is fully Qualified to Level 3 City and Guilds in Grooming and Styling

Our Services

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dog minder

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wedding dog

Barkin Bridals

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What Our Customers say ?

We can't praise Joanne Tohill highly enough! Have left our Westie a few times before with other llocal 'kennels', only to pick him up and find he was hoarse with barking, smelly, dirty and his bedding filthy. Not with Joanne...we left him with 'Auntie Jojo' for 3 days, picked him up last night and he was a fluff ball of loveliness! Have left him at Barkin Pet Hotel 3/4 times and it's always the same. I would happily sleep in the 'suite' that Doug stays in! Please don't hesitate in booking these premises..she is so so good to our 'baby'! Would never leave my dog anywhere else. Spotlessly clean, bed AND sofa in his room..along with central heating and television!!! and very reasonable. He seems to love her and jumps on Joanne when we go to pick him up! Thank you Joanne for taking such good care of are a star!!

Roisin Diamond

Joanne is great I left my two with her recently for the weekend booked them in for a wee groom too. Giving my wee dog her medication was no problem at all to her and the kennels are spotless dogs were extremely well cared for.

Kiara McKay

It was Charlie's first time staying away somewhere he didn't know and he seemed to really enjoy it. Even cried after Joanne when he was leaving. Nice clean room and you can tell he got looked after really well. Will definitely be back and will recommend to family and friends.

Ciara McCready

It was kiasers first time getting a groom in his 7 years... Outstanding job. Very professional and made it very pleasant for him -definitely recommend.

Claire McNally

Absolutely amazing! Joanne is fantastic at her job, always does our dogs to the highest standard, and all at such a brilliant price. We have three dogs, and all three love going to her each and every time (the three musketeers lol!)

Natasha Topcu

1st  time with Barkin Barbers. Very kind and friendly to my scared wee Yorkie. Great job done. Very reasonable price too!! See you again soon. Best wishes xx

Pamela McClean

First time at barkin barbers today and it wont be the last, Joanne was very good with my energetic Jess and shes now sporting a lovely new style  Thank you

Lauren Bradley


At Northern Ireland’s first, and best, luxury dog hotel.

You can make a booking using any of the following:

Calling Joanne on 07761 980 093

Our Location:

20 Mullan Road,
Kilrea, BT51 5XA

Check In/Out:

Mon - Sat: 8am-9:30am
or 4pm-5pm
Sun: Closed

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