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Macdonald Compleat Angler

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Marlow Bridge, Marlow SL7 1RG, England
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Attractive hotel, Idyllic setting. Good breakfast with lots of choices. Location is key though - walk across the bridge and you're amongst decent shops, bars and restaurants (eg. The Coach). Staff really polite and friendly. The kind gentleman on night duty went off to Asda in a taxi at 2am Sunday morning to get me some paracetamol as I was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Fantastic location for a traditional hotel with friendly and attentive staff, the room with its bay window looking out onto the Thames was superb, the only negative was the attitude of the bar manager which meant that we ate out in the evening

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GWyncoll, Manager at Macdonald Compleat Angler, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your recent experience at The Compleat Angler. I am delighted having read that you enjoyed your celebratory stay with us. Waking up with the view of the picturesque River Thames and a great breakfast is indeed an excellent way to start married life. I look forward to welcoming you back to The Compleat Angler for future... More 

High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed here for our wedding night. Upon arrival they had lost the bags (which were dropped earlier) but the room itself was big and spacious. When we woke up and opened the curtains we were met with a glorious view of the Thames and marlow bridge. Breakfast was great too, excellent way to start married life.

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GWyncoll, Manager at Macdonald Compleat Angler, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your recent experience at The Compleat Angler. I am delighted having read that you enjoyed your celebratory stay with us. Waking up with the view of the picturesque River Thames and a great breakfast is indeed an excellent way to start married life. I look forward to welcoming you back to The Compleat Angler for future... More 

London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Compleat Angler is situated in a lovely spot in Marlow. I think carefully before sharing adverse reviews, but hotels are (mainly) about sleep quality and ours, here, was poor. It just wasn't good value. The hotel reception is an old building that has had substantial 60/70's bolt on development, behind the main building, overlooking the Thames river weir. It... More 

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GWyncoll, Manager at Macdonald Compleat Angler, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such an extensive review, it was with pleasure that I read that you enjoyed the hospitality given by Jenna and her Front Office team. I am naturally disappointed to read that some aspects of your stay did not live up to our usual high standards and would like to thank you for... More 

Warwickshire
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I stayed here for two nights with colleagues for a local meeting. The rooms were well appointed and very comfortable. I did get lost a few times finding my room as there are a few staircases to find and no lift. We ate in the restaurant on the first night - service was a little slow but it didn't impact... More 

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GWyncoll, Manager at Macdonald Compleat Angler, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your recent experience at The Compleat Angler. I am delighted having read that you enjoyed your recent business trip with us. I will share your kind words with the entire team here at The Compleat Angler and look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Kind regards, James Webb Operations Manager. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Another great stay, made welcome, easy and helpful check in, great riverside room.Dinner in the Riverside Resturant was delicious as usual.A great setting for a relaxed break, so nice to park on arrival and not use the car until departure

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GWyncoll, Manager at Macdonald Compleat Angler, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit to The Compleat Angler. I am delighted that you chose The Compleat Angler to celebrate your anniversary and that both the chefs and front of house team made your stay so special. I will pass on your kind feedback to the team here at The Compleat Angler and look... More 

Bristol, England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We came away with family and had three rooms two of which were nicely located looking over the gardens to the bridge and river Thames. However, the air conditioning in theses two rooms did not work and it was extremely hot and airless in the rooms leaving to a very uncomfortable nights sleep. We ate in the Michellin star restaurant... More 

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GWyncoll, Manager at Macdonald Compleat Angler, responded to this review

I am very sorry to learn once again of your disappointment with your weekend break. As discussed with you personally on departure, I do apologise that both the accommodation and service did not meet your expectations. I do hope you will allow us the opportunity to welcome you back to The Compleat Angler in the not too distant future. Kind... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The hotel is in a great location and our room was clean and well presented. The food was magnificent. Staff were attentive, but some of their accents were difficult to understand and had to be asked to repeat themselves.

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Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit to The Compleat Angler. It gives me great pleasure to read that you found the food to be magnificent, I will share your kind feedback with both Michael Lloyd (Head Chef) and Sarah (Restaurant Manager). I look forward to welcoming you back to The Compleat Angler for another relaxing... More 

London, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a basic thing that let the hotel down. I wanted ice... The ice bucket said call room service, I tried but there was no answer, so I called reception, no answer. In the end I went to reception, but no ice arrived. In the end I gave up!

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GWyncoll, Manager at Macdonald Compleat Angler, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at The Compleat Angler. Your feedback is highly valued and appreciated. I will share your comments with both the Restaurant and Front Office Managers. Thank you once again for your review and I hope to welcome you back to The Compleat Angler soon.. Kind regards, James Webb Operations Manager. More 

Bromley
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a lovely hotel in a great setting but the one request we made before arrival was not met which spoilt what should have been a lovely surprise. The hidden charges that appear on the bill at checkout need to be explained to guests on arrival.

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GWyncoll, Manager at Macdonald Compleat Angler, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit to The Compleat Angler. Unfortunately from your review I cannot identify what has occurred, I sincerely hope that the wrong was put right and to your satisfaction and that you had an enjoyable 25th Wedding Anniversary. I hope that I have the opportunity to welcome you back to The... More 

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