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Wild Duck Inn

4.0 of 5 Inn   |   Drakes Island, Ewen GL7 6BY, England
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Ranked #3 of 3 Ewen B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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English first
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Having paid £89 for a standard double room inc 2 continental breakfasts x 2 we were more than happy with value for money. Very comfortable bed, quiet and clean room. Breakfast was juice, coffee, toast, jams, rolls, croissants, cheese and home cooked ham. Ample. Bar service ok and patio very rustic. Great wifi service. Young staff predominantly keen and attentive,... More

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Englishman in Wales
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely setting perfect for a beer but DON'T EAT HERE! On the menu they advise that 10% service will be added. To me that guarantees poor service as the staff expect their tip. Indeed we waited 2 hours for our meal, our cutlery was chucked on the table as if we were in a transport cafe by the teenage... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked 2 nights through Laterooms and received email confirmation of this. Was then called the next day by the Wild Duck Inn and told that they had since received a booking through their own website booking system and so they wouldn't honour the Laterooms confirmation. Despite arguing that my booking had been made first and that I had confirmation of... More

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very old and pretty inn should have been delightful but the condition of the rooms and the lack of cleanliness ruined our stay. The toilet did not flush properly, there was no hot water at all either evening or morning. The kettle could not be filled in the sink and there was a glass screen on the bath, so... More

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I sent my daughter and her husband to this Hotel (Vowcher Offer) for a quiet, peaceful two night break. Their experience was to be believed.!!! My daughter had difficulty in telling me of their stay at the Hotel due to the fact that it was a present. Once I was told of this, I rang and spoke to a lady... More

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Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived to find a charming building in a lovely setting. That was as good as it got. Our room was very disappointing. We weren't concerned that it was small but we did expect it to be clean, (thick dust on the lamp shades, dirty marks all over the welcome brochure), kettle was on the floor, incorrect remote in room... More

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6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were a bit worried after reading so many bad reviews and were not expecting our stay to be great, but we were very pleasantly surprised. It's a lovely old Inn in a very pretty little village with plenty of footpaths to explore and some great places to visit only a few miles away from the Wild Duck. Our room... More

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolute disgrace! We had 4 sunday roast meals, 1 beef and 3 lamb. Two of the lamb meals were inedible. We waited ages for veg and only received a bowl of cauliflower, other tables were served with carrots, peas, cabbage and gravy. We asked for coffee and were told another waitress would serve us - never happenned and were charged... More

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Exeter, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Attending a Wedding near by and stayed the night at the Wild Duck, Room was very basic and tired with no shower facilities and it took 30 mins to run a bath as the water was a poor trickle!! Having previously stated on website that breakfast was included in a double room we then got presented with a bill for... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just back from a really, great weekend in the Cotswolds. There were 14 of us and we chose to do Sunday lunch at the Wild Duck - what a mistake!! We were shoved into an area which may have been fine for 10 people but was positively sardine-like for 14 of us. About half of us chose the roast dinner.... More

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Address: Drakes Island, Ewen GL7 6BY, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Gloucestershire > Cotswolds > Ewen
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Hotel Class:4 star — Wild Duck Inn 4*
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The Wild Duck Inn is a mellow cotswold stone 16 century Elizabethan inn set in the heart of the cotswold village of Ewen and only a stones throw from the river Thames.With a wealth of oak beams ancestral portraits and open log fires make this a welcoming destination for all.The pretty court yard garden makes for a lovely setting for dining alfresco.We pride ourselves on sourcing local suppliers of the highest standards, from Highgrove lamb to podges vegetables.We are perfectly placed for the cotswold waterpark and its extensive activities which include sailing, wakeboarding, fishing, shooting and riding.Our geographical position places us conveniently also for badminton and Gatcombe horse trials.Cirencester is well know for its polo club from which we are 3 miles distance.We are also 25mins from cheltenham race course. ... more   less 
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