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The Old Ferry Inn

Old Road | Bodinnick-by-Fowey, Fowey PL23 1LX, England
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Ranked #5 of 23 Fowey B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
997Ellie21 Sherborne, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Sherborne, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed here for two nights at the end of March. First impressions are very favourable, lovely old building and traditional pub which is rare to find these days since the birth of the Gastro Pub. Service was very good and staff very helpful. We had an enjoyable stay here and the food was fantastic, my husband... More

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TheOldFerryInn, Owner at The Old Ferry Inn, responded to this review

We are glad to hear that you had an enjoyable stay with us. It is pleasing for the mention you gave to our helpful staff and that you ate well - in particular that our Fish & Chips passed muster! We also think that we have a lovely old building in a very beautiful part of South East Cornwall; the... More

4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for 2 nights in early March and had a delightful time exploring the local area and farther afield. We found the staff particularly helpful and friendly, nothing was too much trouble for them. We eat in both evenings and found the food excellent with a good choice for all tastes. Breakfast set us up for the day. The... More

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Pascal R, Owner at The Old Ferry Inn, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to review your recent stay at The Old Ferry Inn. We are delighted that you enjoyed your food and pleased that our breakfast set you up for the day - we were awarded an AA Breakfast Award in 2013. We do so hope to see you again in the future. Best Wishes... More

Weymouth, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Two night stay in March. Good and helpful welcome from Peter who showed us round and during our stay was always close to hand including the bar. He said he was 42!!! strange as we thought he was 27? Our bedroom had a lovely view of the river and Fowey, but the shower lacked pressure. WIFI available in bar and... More

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Robertsbridge, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the Old Ferry Inn as a couple mid week in March. We were greeted by Peter in the bar area. He started by taking us on a tour of the hotel's public areas. He explained that we could eat in any area or the restaurant. He then took our bag up to our room. The room was... More

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Lancashire, England
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92 reviews 92 reviews
33 hotel reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My husband and I just spent three days at the Old Ferry Inn. It's a very welcoming place, our room was comfortable with a great power shower and everywhere is spotless. The views from around the various public rooms are amazing and we had a lovely side river view from our bedroom window. What made this hotel, apart from its... More

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Truro, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

We booked a weekend stay here with a couple of friends we found a warm welcome, our room was very clean and the view was overlooking the Fowey river. There was outside seating areas also overlooking the river. The restaurant was lovely we booked our table and was not disappointed with the food, large portions, piping hot and cooked and... More

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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
20 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

We stayed here on New Years Day and had a fabulous time. The location is stunning and we enjoyed the added bonus of the raucous but wonderful annual lifeboatmen's auction and sing song. Our room was cosy and lovely with a gorgeous view across to Fowey. Dinner in the restaurant was truly superb. Very generous portions and utterly delicious. The... More

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Slough, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

A party of 7 on the Travelzoo deal. What great value. The old rooms are a bit tired, although the beds were very comfortable. The newer rooms looked good. Peter was brilliant and very helpful. The food on both nights was good value and tasty. Will look out for the next offer!

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Bude, Cornwall, UK
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

We have just returned from 2 nights here. We stated last year with the same travel zoo deal and again we weren't disappointed. What great value for money. Fabulous location with lovely views of the river. Really friendly and helpful staff and comfortable rooms in a charming old pub. Would definitely recommend it and we plan to visit every year... More

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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

We were a party of seven with six of us on a Travelzoo Deal, we were met by Peter who was very helpful and informative. The food on the first night (the deal night) was wonderful, breakfast the following day was so good it lasted us till supper. The food on the second night was also excellent as was the... More

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Additional Information about The Old Ferry Inn

Also Known As:
The Old Ferry Inn Bodinnick Hotel Fowey
The Old Ferry Inn Bodinnick Hotel
The Old Ferry Inn Fowey, Cornwall
Address: Old Road | Bodinnick-by-Fowey, Fowey PL23 1LX, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > Fowey
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant
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Ranked #5 of 23 B&Bs / Inns in Fowey
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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 
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