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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We're fairly regular here but I want to write another review. Having sampled pubs and restaurants across cornwall and the uk 🙈 this remains the best most authentic roast dinner to be found anywhere. And in such a lively lication and venue. Winter in the bar ,full of warmth and character, or summer on the terrace with the best view...

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wiltshire
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I arrived for a 3 night break suffering from a migraine, the only food I thought I would be able to keep down was a trusted favourite pickle on toast (Yes I know for a lot of people it sounds disgusting, but it works for me). When I mentioned it to the bar man he arranged for me to have...

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Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have just returned from having a 3 night break with friends. We have stayed here before but thought we would shave the experience with our friends this time. Check in was simple and quick. The rooms were quite small but had everything you needed in them, very quaint. We have a room which overlooked the river, it was very...

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Thank Campervan007
Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Having recently returned from a great weekend away in Fowey with friends, I feel compelled to congratulate the owner/ chef for the magnificent food we ate whilst on our stay at the Old Ferry Inn, We all enjoyed every meal throughout the three night stop, very tasty, especially the sea food boullibase The rooms are traditional and cosy ,complete with...

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Thank Rodwen1
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Great location over looking the water. Fowey town was really picturesque, we were here for the Christmas markets which were great. The service was great and the food was really tasty especially the steak!! Lovely pub and friendly people! Would highly recommend. Some lovely walks around.

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Thank John S
Worcester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 November 2016

We snapped up an offer on one of the discount sites and really enjoyed our three days.A bedroom view over the Fowey estuary,two super evening meals,plenty of good beer and a satisfied feeling at the end of our stay. Fowey,Polruan and Polperro were all nearby with great walks,scenery,narrow historic streets and atmosphere. Conclusion--a thoroughly enjoyable stay and well recommended.

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 November 2016

We booked a 3 night package with Travelzoo and were delighted with the deal. Our room was very comfortable, the bathroom was newly refurbished and gleaming and we had lovely views of the estuary. We took dinner in the dining room on 2 nights,( also overlooking the estuary), the food was superb.On the 3rd night we ate in the bar...

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Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Fantastic food, great old fashioned bar plus residents lounge and breakfast room. Our room not on suite but with private bathroom - no issue. Room large with coffee table and comfy chairs in bay window overlooking the river - stunning view. Beautiful setting - would visit again.

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Ashford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 November 2016

Everything great from arrival to departure, clean , warm, friendly and comfortable. Food was excellent, nice places to be quiet or enjoy a chat and a drink , well priced and value for money. There is a ferry to Fowey which is reasonably priced and makes for an interesting trip to Fowey for a few drinks in one of the...

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Glastonbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 November 2016

We spent 3 nights here over last weekend and really enjoyed our stay. The food was great, we especially enjoyed the evening meals. Good breakfasts too! The restaurant had lovely views of the river and Fowey. The room and en suite bathroom was very clean and comfortable. Everyone looked after us very well. Thank you! We'll be back. Really liked...

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated on the banks of the Fowey River Estuary in the picturesque village of Bodinnick, The Old Ferry is a quintessential Cornish Inn that has been providing accommodation and refreshment for over 400 years. We overlook the Bodinnick to Fowey ferry which can trace its roots back to the 13th Century, and 'Ferryside' the former family home of Daphne du Maurier. The Inn with its relaxed and warm welcome has many traditional features including a wood burner and stone slate floor, and is full of old photographs, nautical bric-a-brac and memorabilia. The perfect place to while away time during the winter months.Our panoramic restaurant gives fantastic river views towards the town of Fowey and the village of Polruan. There are also south facing outside terraces which also have splendid estuary views, and capture the sun all day, a perfect retreat for a summers day. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Old Ferry Inn

Address: Old Road | Bodinnick-by-Fowey, Fowey PL23 1LX, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > Fowey
Price Range: $138 - $236 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Old Ferry Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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“be aware,you need to use the ferry to visit Fowey,the hotel is the othe side of the river”
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