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Old Ferry Boat Inn

3.0 of 5 Black Lane, Holywell PE27 4TG, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my third visit to the inn. The first was a work meal in summer, which was lovely, but I put the slight confusion with orders down to the size of our party. Second visit was with family in autumn, and there was confusion again, with various dishes not available, but the food itself was delicious. The last time... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my third visit to the inn. The first was a work meal in summer, which was lovely, but I put the slight confusion with orders down to the size of our party. Second visit was with family in autumn, and there was confusion again, with various dishes not available, but the food itself was delicious. The last time... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have eaten at the Old Ferry Boat Inn many times but as we live much further afield now, we decided to stay for a couple of nights. The Inn is very old and full of character in a delighful location adjacent to the River Great Ouse near St Ives. Bryan the new manager is working very hard to ensure... More 

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Inverness
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in room 4 for 3 nights in December. All the staff that we met were really nice and helpful. I thought the bed was comfortable, the room was warm, had plenty of hot water and a decent shower. There was some noise from the kitchen into the night and again early in the morning so if you go... More 

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Sadie T, Front Office Manager at Old Ferry Boat Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for providing us with some feedback of your stay. I'm glad to hear you enjoyed yourself and we look forward to welcoming you again in the future. I'm sorry to hear the light was not fixed during your stay and we have now rectified this. Kind Regards, all the team at the Old Ferry Boat More 

Eyemouth, United Kingdom
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109 reviews 109 reviews
50 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the welcome here is great, but after that it goes down hill, the rooms are up some steep narrow stairs, cold when we arrived in December, the was heating off, and to call the room a double was frankly a joke, the bed crammed both sides against the walls, so you could only exit at the bottom of the bed!!,... More 

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Sadie T, Front Office Manager at Old Ferry Boat Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for providing us with some feedback of your stay with us though I am sorry to hear you were not impressed by your visit with us, if you would have informed us of this during your stay I'd like to think we may have been able to do something for you to improve upon your visit and certainly... More 

Cambridge, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful location overlooking the River Great Ouse close to pretty St Ives. The Inn is full of character and charm, and the new manager is doing so much to promote and improve the reputation of this delightful establishment. It has a real country pub atmosphere, cosy interior, excellent friendly staff and is to be highly recommended. A great place for... More 

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Sadie T, Front Office Manager at Old Ferry Boat Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review. We look forward to welcoming you again soon. Sadie More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent location, comfortable and good value - the staff were all welcoming and nothing was too much trouble. The Dinner and Breakfast were well presented. The rooms were well equipped and we had views over the river. A pleasant reunion, enhanced by the venue and surroundings. 21 November 2014 Carol R

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Thank you so much for your great feedback. We all really please to hear to enjoyed your stay! Regards from all the team at the Old Ferry Boat More 

London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

We spent two nights here and we found the staff very friendly and the room comfortable. As with any old inn the plumbing was noisy at times as was the extractor from the kitchen below our room but that didn't spoil our experience. We had a good, reasonably-priced evening meal and the (full) breakfasts were good.

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Thank you for taking your time to provide us with your feedback. I am glad to hear you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to welcoming you again. More 

Frankfurt, Germany
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48 reviews 48 reviews
10 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

We only stayed one night here and would come back again. Large clean comfortable room with all the usual amenties and a large ensuite. We ate dinner there and the food was Basic Pub fare, not bad, but nothing out of the ordinary. Breakfast was really good, I enjoyed the selection of pastries and my partner said the full english... More 

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Thank you for taking your time to provide us with your feedback. I am glad to hear you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to welcoming you again. More 

Tonbridge, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We spent two nights at this very comfortable inn, ideally situated for us right by the Ouse Valley Walk allowing us to walk straight from the inn, returning for our evening meal and drinks. The staff were very friendly, our room recently decorated with all that we needed for an enjoyable break. The inn and location are both restful, and... More 

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Thank you for taking your time to provide us with your feedback. I am glad to hear you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to welcoming you again. More 

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Additional Information about Old Ferry Boat Inn

Address: Black Lane, Holywell PE27 4TG, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cambridgeshire > Holywell
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Old Ferry Boat Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 7
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Old Ferry Boat Hotel Holywell
Old Ferry Boat Inn Holywell, Cambridgeshire

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