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Radlett, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Had lunch and we were pleased to have a riverside table outside in the sun. Asked at the bar for a drink and were told to order at the table- not especially welcoming. Drinks came and then we ordered food. My first choice was unavailable - a coronation chicken wrap- so I ordered egg mayo on brown. After waiting for... More 

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Rochester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had a lovely stay at the Compleat Angler for our wedding anniversary. I'd recommend it & can't wait to go back. Our room overlooked the weir which was lovely to look out on. We ate in Atul Kochar's restaurant which was amazing. Everything we ate was lovely. The staff are really friendly & helpful. Marlow is a lovely town... More 

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We booked a feature bedroom with terrace overlooking the river unfortunately the terrace was directly above the kitchen vents and conservatory roof so view wasn't as expected also due to a wasp nest on the terrace we could not leave the doors open or use the terrace. The staff were very good but could only offer us a standard double... More 

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Ellie C, Manager at Macdonald Compleat Angler, responded to this review

Dear Guest Many thanks for providing feedback following your stay with us. It is important that I hear where we are getting it right and where we can also focus our attention to improve on service and guest satisfaction. I am sorry to learn that some aspects of your stay did not meet your expectations. Please be assured this is... More 

London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Bowaters restaurant offers dual aspect water views of the river and the weir with great food. Ask for a window table so that you can enjoy the location to the full. Sindu Restaurant is also excellent with the most delicious Indian dishes and great service.

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Ellie C, Manager at Macdonald Compleat Angler, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your kind review and feedback on your recent experience at the hotel. As you say, the views are stunning and both restaurants offer the perfect location from which to enjoy the views. I am delighted to note your comments and very much hope to see you again soon. Kindest regards Ellie More 

Greenford
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Our fourth visit to the Complete Angler. The hotel's setting is stunning. We had a room with a balcony overlooking the weir which, in the summer, was worth paying extra for. The food in the restaurant was generally good. We shall be returning.

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Ellie C, Manager at Macdonald Compleat Angler, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for talking the time to provide feedback following your recent visit to the hotel. I am delighted to learn of your experience and look forward to having the pleasure of seeing you again soon. Kindest regards Ellie More 

Bicester
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Well this is the second time I have stayed at this hotel and I was not disappointed if your a fisherman like me then it's a must to stay a lot of history even got to do some fishing . Last time we did not do food but this time we did and I must say it was outstanding the... More 

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Ellie C, Manager at Macdonald Compleat Angler, responded to this review

Dear Guest Many thanks for the kind review following your recent stay at Macdonald Compleat Angler. I'm delighted that you enjoyed your stay and I hope you will find another reason to return to Marlow and enjoy Macdonald Compleat Angler again soon. Kindest regards Ellie More 

Penarth
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have been to Compleat Angler once some years ago and was very impressed. Not so this time I am afraid. Hotel is fabulously situated and I have no issues with the accommodation. To celebrate our arrival ordered two Pimms at the bar. I thought the male barman was fairly hostile, who sharply said find a seat and we will... More 

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Ellie C, Manager at Macdonald Compleat Angler, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback on your recent stay. I was sorry to note that your experience in the bar and restaurant was not as expected. We very much pride ourselves on our high standards of hospitality; therefore, it is disappointing to note that this was not evident during your stay. Please be assured... More 

Leatherhead, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Lovely view from our room and staff eager to please. Surprisingly slow breakfast service as we were only the second couple down. Overall a very pleasant stay in lovely surroundings. I only mention that we received someone else's newspaper (we didn't order one) as I am repeatedly asked to submit more words!

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Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback on your recent visit. I am pleased to note that you had a pleasant stay and were fully able to enjoy the view from your room. I was disappointed to note that you experienced some delays in service at breakfast as well as receiving a newspaper that was not... More 

Amersham, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Amazing day at the Compleat Angler, Marlow yesterday. Fantastic wedding venue. Beautiful lawn by the river. Superb wedding breakfast. Fried cheese starter, Roast chicken dinner cooked to perfection. Friendly efficient staff. Lovely room. Comfortable bed. Decent breakfast in the morning. Check in and out fast.

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Ellie C, Manager at Macdonald Compleat Angler, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your lovely feedback following your visit to the hotel last weekend. I am personally delighted to receive your kind comments and will ensure the staff are made aware as well. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Kindest regards Ellie More 

Tenterden, Kent
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84 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This hotel is average at the most although the restaurant staff were lovely, especially at breakfast. Booking-in we duly handed over the requested credit card and were shocked to find a charge for this on the final bill - very underhand. No one had mentioned this. Also a charity donation. We like to choose who we donate to and object... More 

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Ellie C, Manager at Macdonald Compleat Angler, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for sharing feedback on your recent stay at this hotel and for your kind comments regarding members of the restaurant team. Macdonald Hotels & Resorts do apply a credit card charge for the use of a credit card and I am sorry this was not clearly explained to you at check-in. Debit cards are not subject... More 

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  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Food & drink at the hotel
Riverside Restaurant
Riverside Restaurant
Cuisines: European, British
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
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  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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, three AA rosette-awarded Riverside Restaurant overlooking Marlow Weir or delicious afternoon tea on the terrace. Alternatively, dine in Sindhu by Michelin-starred Indian Chef, Atul Kochhar. 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 

Additional Information about Macdonald Compleat Angler

Address: Marlow Bridge, Marlow SL7 1RG, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Buckinghamshire > Marlow
Price Range: $211 - $336 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Macdonald Compleat Angler 4*
Number of rooms: 64
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