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Old Ferry Boat Inn

3.0 of 5 Inn   |   Back Lane, Holywell PE27 4TG, England
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
Peter G Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Rating summary
  • 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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1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We arranged to there on the 6 April, the service was, to say the least, slow. When the meal finally arr8ived it was cold. The roast potatoes were underdone, and when passed for broclli was white and again undercooked. There were some mashed potatoes which, again tasted of nothing. The turkey was tender, but the beef which should have been... More

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

We have visited the Ferry Boat many times for meals, but the last two times have been disappointing due to the long wait for food. On Saturday we had to wait 1.5 hours for our food & the queue for the bar was out of the door. This is not a criticism of the staff who are very good, there... More

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London, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We Have Just come back from a lovely weekend at the Old Ferry boat. What a lovely place. Set on the Great River Ouse it is peaceful outside and so beautiful. We arrived on Friday we were put in room 6 which was small and perfectly formed. It was clean with nice white sheets, tea coffee and biscuits . The... More

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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

A lovely old Inn, near the river in a small, friendly village. The rooms were surprisingly well appointed given the age of the property, and a lovely view from the window completed the experience. The room was very noisy- we could hear a lot from the next room- but this is unavoidable in a building of this period. Nice bar,... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

Stayed for 3 nights. Stayed in Room 1 - small but cosy. Very comfortable bed. Shower room very small but perfectly adequate. Had a view onto the river, which flooded while we were there and we watched swans swim down what had been the road on the previous day! The car park is set above the water level, so no... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

Yes the rooms are small, yes its typical pub grub rather than fancy food, but this place has got something right. The Manager and team are just fantastic. They clearly all love working there, and they clearly all care about their guests, and having stayed here several times, I would highly reccommend. Kat, Adam, both Amandas, Jordan and Jade are... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

Just popped in for a light bite. It was almost empty just a few tables taken but our food order took nearly 30 minutes. I had a chicken, bacon and mayonnaise sandwich and the bread was very thick and dry and certainly didn't seem fresh. I was expecting sliced chicken with bacon but it was chopped chicken and bacon in... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

we came across Old English Inns through a promo in our local newspaper and what a find Old Ferry Boat Inn turned out to be!! Unfortuantly due to the huge amount of rainfall we were surrounded by more water than we bargained for but that did not spoil our stay at all! Kat and her staff are absolute gems a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

Well, all I can say is I had the best Valentine’s day ever! I booked through Hotel.com to stay for Valentine’s day and I am so pleased I did! Me and my bf really enjoyed ourselves and even though it was terrible weather the charm of the inn and the staff made up for it! We had lunch which I... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

This was our first ever stay in an Old English Inn and we are very impressed. The main man was Adam and he booked us in, served drinks, waited on table and checked us out, does he never sleep? On the second night due to an emergency he was on his own with just the chef for company and he... More

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Also Known As:
Old Ferry Boat Hotel
Old Ferry Boat Hotel Holywell
Old Ferry Boat Inn Holywell, Cambridgeshire
Address: Back Lane, Holywell PE27 4TG, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cambridgeshire > Holywell
Amenities:
Free Parking Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 B&Bs / Inns in Holywell
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Old Ferry Boat Inn 3*
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