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Hythe, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

We arranged for 30 plus couples to have a celebratory dinner in a private room at this Thames riverside hotel. We booked for 2 nights so that we could enjoy the area as well. We ate a lunchtime sandwich snack in a comfortable lounge area near the reception as the bar area was quite crowed, hot with a fire and...

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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Older but very comfortable, the staff are very obliging. Right beside the river with great outlook. The food was excellent and it is a short stroll to town with plenty of eating and drinking places in close proximity.

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Lymington, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

This was our second visit to this lovely hotel. The Compleat Angler is in the most perfect location by the water and near to some great independent shops! The rooms are spacious with every conceivable amenity. The breakfast was excellent and the poached eggs unbelievable.(how do they keep that shape when cooked?!) We only stayed one night but will stay...

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Marlow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

We needed to stay in Marlow for just 1 night due to sudden change of plans. My first choice of Heron's Nest was booked! The Crowne Plaza recently changed hands & there is some bad press. Premier Inn was fully booked! So we were delighted to find a room available at the Compleat Anglers inc of breakfast. Our room was...

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GMWebster, General Manager at Macdonald Compleat Angler, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing feedback on your recent experience. I am pleased to learn that you had a very pleasant stay and that high standards of hospitality were demonstrated to you. Our location certainly provides a perfect backdrop when enjoying breakfast in the Riverside Restaurant. I do hope you will visit us again on future occasions.

Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

First time at a Macdonald's hotel booked for 1 night told them it was our anniversary couldn't fault how we were looked after.First of all they gave us an amazing complimentary upgrade beautiful room with river views, a bottle of wine and chocolates staff very extremely helpful and attentive.We had dinner in the restaurant food was excellent as well as...

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GMWebster, General Manager at Macdonald Compleat Angler, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely feedback. I am delighted to note that you had such a special anniversary stay with us and had time to enjoy the location, views from your accommodation and the food and service offered to you. I very much look forward to seeing you again soon.

Wloclawek, Poland
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I stayed at this hotel due to business travel. My daughter and husband came with me. Location is really pretty and convenient, very close to the main street of Marlow. Lack of elevator was a downfall. Dragging our luggage to third floor wasn't fun. Our room looked really nice, although some items require a bit of freshen up (bit mouldy...

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GMWebster, General Manager at Macdonald Compleat Angler, responded to this review

Many thanks for your constructive feedback following your recent stay. The hotel is certainly located in an idyllic location and offers stunning views from the Riverside Restaurant. I am pleased that my team were friendly and helpful to you during your visit and that the standard of breakfast was in line with your expectations. Bedrooms in the main house are...

Bracknell, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Stayed for a business conference. The conference room was well set up and comfortable with a good supply of tea, coffee and water. Nice comfortable and clean room with a good sized bathroom. Very polite and friendly staff. Had a great view of Marlow bridge from my window. Only bad thing was a low droning noise that was coming through...

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GMWebster, General Manager at Macdonald Compleat Angler, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to share feedback following your recent visit. I am pleased to note that you enjoyed your meeting and that the standards of service extended to you during your stay met your expectations. As you say, the views from the hotel across the river and Marlow Bridge are stunning. We look forward to having the...

Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hotel is in a great location for Marlow and all that the town has to offer. Literally out of the hotel, over the bridge and you are on the high street. There is plenty of parking. Check in is nice being at a desk rather than the usual counter. The staff are friendly and efficient. The hotel is an...

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GMWebster, General Manager at Macdonald Compleat Angler, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to provide such constructive feedback following your recent visit. I am pleased to note that you had a pleasant stay and will return to visit us again. We very much look forward to seeing you on future occasions when you can be assured of a very warm welcome.

Bath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been a customer here for 25 years. Hotel and restaurant for business and pleasure. Stopped by for a coffee on a quite Sunday morning. No one else in lounge and after an initial acknowledgment then completely ignored for more than 15 mins. Walked out. There were plenty people coming and going but no one interested in us. Great shame as...

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GMWebster, General Manager at Macdonald Compleat Angler, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share feedback on your recent visit. I was very disappointed to learn of your experience and that my team did not extend their usual high standards of hospitality. Please be assured this is not indicative of the normal standards of service we would wish to offer and I am sorry such lack of...

roydon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed as had a wedding in the local area and have to say communal areas and location much better than they appear on the generic Macdonald hotels website . Very helpful bell and reception staff and has a great location on the river as well as a very short walk to a delightful high street . Bar food was good...

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GMWebster, General Manager at Macdonald Compleat Angler, responded to this review

Many thanks for your feedback following your stay with us. It is important that I hear where we are getting it right and where we can also focus our attention to improve on service and guest satisfaction. I am sorry to hear that you felt the property was due investment. We are planning a refurbishment later this year which will...

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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Food & drink at the hotel
Riverside Restaurant
Riverside Restaurant
Cuisines: European, British
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Accessible rooms
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  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Named after Izaak Walton's famous book on angling, the beautiful four-red star Macdonald Compleat Angler is idyllically located on the banks of the River Thames. The hotel is just a short walk from the Georgian town of Marlow, 10 minutes drive from the M4 and just over an hour away from Central London by train. Beautiful both inside and out, enjoy mouthwatering meals from the recently refurbished, three AA rosette-awarded Riverside Restaurant overlooking Marlow Weir or delicious afternoon tea on the terrace. Alternatively, dine in Sindhu by Michelin-starred Indian Chef, Atul Kochhar. For meetings, strategy days or conferences, our meeting facilities are ideal and our 2 brand new SMART board technology board rooms perfect for inspiring great ideas. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Macdonald Compleat Angler

Address: Marlow Bridge, Marlow SL7 1RG, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Buckinghamshire > Marlow
Price Range: $252 - $502 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Macdonald Compleat Angler 4*
Number of rooms: 64
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