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Doncaster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Booked via Travel Zoo as a 3 night deal - Fowey in Cornwall . It is a good (dog friendly) hotel (hotel has a dog) Nice room (7) with an excellent view over the river, Food is Excellent ( French Chef!!!), and bar serves good real ale. We enjoyed our 3 night stay. Only downside: Hotel is located on an...

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martingirl129
Reviewed 1 week ago

A wonderful little place . Although very old and quaint everything is up to date. Wonderful welcome , lovely cooked food very comfortable bed ,had 3 good nights sleep. Whichever room a view of the Fowey estuary. Only one drawback , parking. There is parking but very limited.The inn is within very easy distance from all major places. Looe ,...

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East Grinstead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Bodinnick is not actually in Fowey, it's a ferry crossing away - £1.80 single for foot passengers and £3.60 for a car. The visitor's communal rooms have spectacular views towards Fowey as did our bedroom. We had a king size bed and a very small shower room en suite. The room was not the largest we've ever had, but very...

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful location on the river Fowey at Bodinnick on the opposite side of the town - ferry runs frequently if you want to go across but finishes early in the evening so plan ahead, foot passengers are £1.80 a head per single trip. No returns. Cash only. The rooms are a tad tired and could really do with a refurbishment...

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Gravesend, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 22, 2017

Just spent a short break at The Old Ferry Inn. What a quirky little place. Situated opposite the Bodinnick Ferry which runs across to Fowey, this traditional old Cornish hotel is a delight. Our room had a great view of the river, and we could watch the ferry and other boats navigate the river right out to the Fowey estuary....

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Reviewed January 15, 2017 via mobile

We're fairly regular here but I want to write another review. Having sampled pubs and restaurants across cornwall and the uk 🙈 this remains the best most authentic roast dinner to be found anywhere. And in such a lively lication and venue. Winter in the bar ,full of warmth and character, or summer on the terrace with the best view...

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wiltshire
Reviewed December 31, 2016

I arrived for a 3 night break suffering from a migraine, the only food I thought I would be able to keep down was a trusted favourite pickle on toast (Yes I know for a lot of people it sounds disgusting, but it works for me). When I mentioned it to the bar man he arranged for me to have...

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Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed December 17, 2016

We have just returned from having a 3 night break with friends. We have stayed here before but thought we would shave the experience with our friends this time. Check in was simple and quick. The rooms were quite small but had everything you needed in them, very quaint. We have a room which overlooked the river, it was very...

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Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed December 12, 2016 via mobile

Having recently returned from a great weekend away in Fowey with friends, I feel compelled to congratulate the owner/ chef for the magnificent food we ate whilst on our stay at the Old Ferry Inn, We all enjoyed every meal throughout the three night stop, very tasty, especially the sea food boullibase The rooms are traditional and cosy ,complete with...

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Reviewed December 12, 2016 via mobile

Great location over looking the water. Fowey town was really picturesque, we were here for the Christmas markets which were great. The service was great and the food was really tasty especially the steak!! Lovely pub and friendly people! Would highly recommend. Some lovely walks around.

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  • Free Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated on the banks of the Fowey River Estuary in the picturesque village of Bodinnick, The Old Ferry is a quintessential Cornish Inn that has been providing accommodation and refreshment for over 400 years. We overlook the Bodinnick to Fowey ferry which can trace its roots back to the 13th Century, and 'Ferryside' the former family home of Daphne du Maurier. The Inn with its relaxed and warm welcome has many traditional features including a wood burner and stone slate floor, and is full of old photographs, nautical bric-a-brac and memorabilia. The perfect place to while away time during the winter months.Our panoramic restaurant gives fantastic river views towards the town of Fowey and the village of Polruan. There are also south facing outside terraces which also have splendid estuary views, and capture the sun all day, a perfect retreat for a summers day. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Old Ferry Inn

Address: Old Road | Bodinnick-by-Fowey, Fowey PL23 1LX, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > Fowey
Price Range: $98 - $186 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Old Ferry Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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The Old Ferry Inn Bodinnick Hotel Fowey
The Old Ferry Inn Fowey, Cornwall
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“ask for a river view”
 of 5 bubbles Best-of-Tel, 3 days ago | Read review
“All rooms have good .views”
 of 5 bubbles martinigirl129, 1 week ago | Read review
“Ask for a river view”
 of 5 bubbles 687AnneM687, 1 week ago | Read review
“be aware,you need to use the ferry to visit Fowey,the hotel is the othe side of the river”
 of 5 bubbles mole250, Oct 31, 2016 | Read review
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