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The Old Ferry Inn

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Old Road | Bodinnick-by-Fowey, Fowey PL23 1LX, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Helensburgh, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Excellent room, with en suite, overlooking the water towards Fowey with one of the best restaurants in all of Cornwall. The owners were great especially Pascal who looked after us very well. Great location to settle for a few days to explore the coast.

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Edinburgh
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We rented a cottage in Bodinnick within walking distance of this pub and ate here twice. The food (we ordered fish both times) was excellent and reasonable value, given that it's a popular holiday destination. As a previous reviewer has mentioned, it's on the opposite side of estuary to Fowey. It's dog friendly and the proprietor's dog speaks French! There... More 

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West Midlands, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As we pulled up we worried about parking and unloading all the chattels needed for a long weekend away, however the staff helped us with our bags and advised on the best place to park. Our room was clean and spacious over looking the water. We were given a warm welcome with the dogs and as they are quite large... More 

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worcestershire
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177 reviews
39 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You do have to be careful in booking here that you realise it is on the other side of Fowey hence the ferry so there is only that inn there. That said you can cross quickly with the said ferry although it may prove expensive for families or frequent crossings. Our room at the inn was on the front with... More 

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Cambridge
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here in August as part of a tour of Cornwall. The Sat-NAV cleverly took in the post code and deposited us the other side of the river to the inn at Fowey and we had to take the ferry (£4) over to the inn. This was fun actually and once over the river the inn is right at... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited mid-week with my girlfriend and had just the best stay. I'd read a few reviews of The Old Ferry Inn and it seemed to fit the bill. However, once there, it became apparent that we had hit the jackpot. From the very attentive and helpful young barman to the terrace overlooking the river where we enjoyed a quiet bottle... More 

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Boscastle, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I have been visiting this charming inn for lunches for some 25 years, enjoying good food on the terrace overlooking the harbour. Over this time the staff has been friendly and welcoming. The Very Good rating above reflects these past visits. Today was different; there was apparently an electrical problem in the kitchen. This was clearly stressing... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just come back from a three night family stay: 8, 9 and 10 August. So let's get in perspective; the inn is 400 years old. It's quirky. It's got narrow corridors and stairwells leading all over the place. Its got very creaky floor boards. Nothing is level. It's not modern. It's shouldn't be, it's a 400 year old inn, so... More 

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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed 2 nights last week. Our room had amazing view over Fowey and kids loved their room as they were above the bar so got wifi in it but the rest of us got wifi in bar and lounge area!!!! Amazing spot that gets the sun from around 10am until watching it go down behind Fowey hills which is much... More 

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Ruthin, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent one night over the Easter period. The room was comfortable with a lovely view and we enjoyed a very tasty evening meal. The parking was a bit hairy but not unexpected so no complaints really.

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