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Macdonald Compleat Angler

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Marlow Bridge, Marlow SL7 1RG, England
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Ranked #2 of 3 hotels in Marlow
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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east sussex uk
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124 reviews 124 reviews
39 hotel reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Yes my wife and I remember coming here when it was run by smart young gentlemen in frock coats . It's the setting , by the Thames , the lovely little lawn which invites you to have a glass or two of Champagne whilst watching the boats go by . We had a lovely suite overlooking the weir with a... More

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Welwyn, United Kingdom
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65 reviews 65 reviews
28 hotel reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed at The Compleat Angler when we realised we had a rare weekend off during the summer and what a good decision it was too. The hotel is set in a stunning location on the river, next to a roaring weir. We made sure we had booked a riverside room and were not disappointed. The hotel is very clean... More

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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70 reviews 70 reviews
23 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were given room 71 which was absolutely beautiful and was on the ground floor with a balcony overlooking the weir. We also had our own entrance just off the car park which was very convenient and we experienced no banging doors or noise from staff etc. A traditionally run hotel, ie turn down service offered in the evening, and... More

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Ash, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just returned from a 2 night break with our two children (4 and 7)and my parents who are in their 80s. Our welcome at reception was warm and efficient, but despite it being after check in time we were show to our room which was not ready. Apologies were made, but this then appeared to be the theme... More

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Montagu, South Africa
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

To celebrate our 49th wedding anniversary we stayed 2 nights. A lovely room, spacious and comfortable enough to have room service and an evening in front of huge TV. Superb meal in the restaurant, which has such a lovely setting on the banks of the river overlooking Marlow bridge and the pretty church across the Thames. Such well trained staff,... More

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Rogers, Arkansas
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32 reviews 32 reviews
20 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at the Compleat Angler for business for 4 days and the experience was very good. It is a bit pricey, but rooms are clean, spacious (by UK standards), and well appointed. The layout is a bit of a labyrinth so you may want to drop breadcrumbs on the way out of your room. Located right on the Thames... More

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Tavistock, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This gorgeous hotel is located in one of the most idyllic locations on the River Thames in my opinion. We had a superb lunch followed by delicious freshly ground coffee, sitting on the lawn overlooking the beautiful "All Saints" church across the river. Service was very good. We thoroughly enjoyed our visit there. It may not be cheap, but it... More

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The setting is fantastic, right on the banks of the Thames with wear and river view. Staff are very attentive and helpful. Ate only lunch and breakfast, but both were well presented, containing wonderful ingredients. Rooms are spacious with and abundance of facilities and overkill of tea and coffee making equipment. It is a very old building, which only means... More

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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel is in a lovely location right on the Thames next to the weir, the bedrooms are well equipt with freshly ground coffee and nespresso machine in the rooms. We had lunch in the restaurant where the food is excellent and the staff are very friendly and attentive. Breakfast was equally as good, Marlow is a beautiful and peaceful... More

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Spalding, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent a couple of nights at this hotel. The location was very good - right next to the river but the weather was not brilliant to allow us to take advantage of this. Our room was smallish but with all necessary facilities. The electronic safe was not working - the battery cover was off and there was no battery... More

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Address: Marlow Bridge, Marlow SL7 1RG, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Buckinghamshire > Marlow
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Macdonald Compleat Angler 4*
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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, two AA rosette-awarded Riverside Restaurant overlooking Marlow Weir or delicious afternoon tea on the terrace. 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 
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