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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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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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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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Ash, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 1 week 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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21 reviews 21 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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Cambridge, England
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a special deal at the Complete Angler. it is in a brilliant spot and you can walk into town over the chain bridge. The hotel is probably a classical style with winding corridors and sloping floors but the bathroom was up to date and everything added to the charm the restaurant is seriously good

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London, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I just returned from a night’s stay with my wife and son we decided to book here as we were going for lunch in the Hand & Flowers. The hotel is set in a fantastic location and the staff are all very friendly and helpful. We had a spacious room located in the modern section of the hotel with a... More

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

We have just returned from a 2 day stay at the hotel with our Yorkshire Terrier. We found the accommodation, the meals and the service to be excellent. Yes, the drinks are expensive but that is what one pays for quality and service. It was extremely refreshing to find a quality hotel that takes dogs! We never found any of... 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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