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Macdonald Compleat Angler

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Nice town and a great location within it by the old chain suspension bridge over the Thames. Great breakfast. Only let down was that with low water pressure (apparently caused by Thames Water on a hot day in July), our room on second floor had no cold water for about 4 hrs Relatively expensive - but then so is Marlow

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Crewe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A beautiful setting on the Thames. We thought twice about going just for lunch as we thought it would be too expensive. We risked it anyway. So glad we did. Lunch was excellent, service was good and prices were no more than lesser settings in the town. Highly recommended.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Right on the bank of the Thames, with views of the splendid, historic Marlow bridge; the weir; the church of All Saints and other "period" buildings on the opposite bank; the river traffic sedately cruising by ..... thus, in sum, a truly delightsome spot. For public-transport travellers like us, the hotel is fairly close to Marlow railway station along level... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Very nice location, we went there in a very sunny summer day, which helped a lot. The garden is amazingly beautiful and the view to the river almost the same. The bad part of this is that, nobody was serving food and drinks outside in the garden and even after my boyfriend was going to buy a bottle of wine... More 

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

Found a deal through Secret Escapes, so thought we'd give it a try. We were delighted with the accommodation which when we requested, we got an upgraded room (at a small fee) overlooking the weir. The food was wonderful and my favourite was on the menu...scallops. Absolutely loved them. The location is perfect with a short stroll you are in... More 

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

Dear Guest Thank you for your lovely feedback following your stay at the hotel. I am delighted to learn of your experience and look forward to having the pleasure of seeing you again soon. Kindest regards Paola More 

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

Like others have mentioned, I came back after a few years to treat my family to afternoon tea at this wonderful setting on this balmy Sunday afternoon, The outdoor area looked as though it has only just opened after being closed for months there were cobwebs everywhere there was moss growing on doors it looks like there was no pride... More 

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

Dear Guest Many thanks for providing feedback following your recent visit to the hotel. It is vitally 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 visit did not meet your expectations. Please be... More 

Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We love the town, and the hotel is a particularly beautiful one with great views and a great setting. The room we had (8) was too hot and at such a price was disappointing. The service is always good and Sindhu is brilliant. We will be back but look forward to the refurb next year as some rooms need it.

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

Dear Guest, Many thanks for the honest feedback following your stay with us. It is vitally 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 hear that you felt that the décor was behind the times and due investment. We... More 

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

great hotel in a great location - with not nearly enough staff to cope with it's guests. when I complained that there was only one man behind the bar - with no wine glasses I was told there were problems recruiting people on minimum wage because nobody on minimum wage could afford to live in this area - well why... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your providing feedback on your recent experience. I am very sorry to learn that your experience was not in line with your expectations and that the usual high standards of hospitality were not extended to you. I am sorry that your room was not ready on arrival – our published check-in time is 3.00pm and... More 

Windsor, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My two friends and I spent a lazy afternoon being spoilt when we decided to book the "Afternoon Tea" experience. It was fabulous all round, where the hotel is situated, by the bridge/river in Marlow couldn't have been better, the service was outstanding and the food and drink was 10 out of 10. Not felt that relaxed in a long... More 

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

Dear Guest Thank you for your lovely feedback following your stay at the hotel. I am delighted to learn of your experience and look forward to having the pleasure of seeing you again soon. Kindest regards Paola More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Amazing hotel until we booked in the girl on reception questioned if I was able to pay for room made me feel very uncomfortable so from that moment didn't enjoy stay never going back never felt so unwelcome in my life.

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

Dear Guest Thank you for your providing feedback on your recent experience. I am very sorry to learn that your arrival experience was not in line with your expectations and that the usual warm welcome was not extended to you. I have asked the Front Office Manager to conduct refresher training with members of his team in order to ensure... More 

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • 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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  • Business Center with Internet Access
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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: $213 - $310 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Macdonald Compleat Angler 4*
Number of rooms: 64
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