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The Old Ferry Inn

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Worcester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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UK
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Had a wonderful 3 nights at this old inn with beautiful views from our comfortable bedroom, dining room and lounge. Staff are pleasant and helpful and they work really hard to make your stay a good one. The food is particularly good if you like fine food, Be warned if you have problems with stairs as there are many of...

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st.albans
Reviewed 31 October 2016

We stayed at the old ferry inn for three nights end of October,the accommodation was average,very small shower room en suite,towels that were maybe once white very dingy grey and flat,the food in the restaurant,was good,but at breakfast failed the poached egg test,as the eggs had been cooked in vinegar water which then seeped into the toast,have had better accommodation...

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Brighton
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely meal one evening, it was that good we went back next night for another meal. Just as good. Pete behind the bar was, cheerful, polite and quiet funny at times. Very reasonably priced too. We payed about £100 for 2 starters, 4 mains and drinks. Definitely worth a visit

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Poole, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 October 2016

We would highly recommend this hotel, lovely views with excellent food prepared by a chef (not a microwave) with fantastic local produce. Friendly quaint bar with cosy relaxed atmosphere, delicious Cream Teas and friendly service. The restaurant has a classy feel about it complete with a lovely sun terrace with an amazing view over Fowey, as did our bedroom. Would...

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Bude, Cornwall, UK
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Once again we had a great stay here. 2 nights with a £40 dinner voucher, cream tea for two and breakfasts. Super value. Lovely location, nice room with a great view, plentiful tea and coffee and we even bumped into Dawn French in town, literally! Thank you for another perfect visit. Congratulate your staff too, so helpful and welcoming.

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  • Free Breakfast
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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: $140 - $238 (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”
 of 5 bubbles mole250, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
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“More of a pub than hotel”
 of 5 bubbles HuwT814, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Wifi only available in lounge and bar, not in rooms.”
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