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Taunton
Reviewed 23 November 2015

Stayed the weekend on a travel zoo offer and had the best time. The hotel, food and ambience together with lovely staff made the whole visit to Fowey great. A big thank you to Penny who put up with my husband winding her up for two days. We all loved our stay so much we have booked again for January.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 November 2015

Probably writing against the tide of feelings about the old ferry inn but I can only say it as it happened to us. Firstly i must advise anyone disabled or not too great on their feet to consider the limited car park for the inn is up a very steep hill and there are many steps within the inn itself....

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Thank hadfield2002
Reviewed 15 November 2015 via mobile

Only two nights there but wish it could have been two weeks or two months! Set right on the river across from Fowey in Poddinick with outstanding river views. Our room overlooked the river, which was lovely in the daytime and even better at night when the lights came on. An extra benefit was looking across the road from our...

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Thank Pamela M
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 November 2015

We had a Travelzoo deal which was really good value. The hotel is perched on the bottom of an extremely steep hill, not really good if you have problems walking. The location is excellent for visiting Fowey, although you do have to get the Ferry, hence the hotels name. If you go out of season the last ferry is 7pm...

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Thank Goldbunny23
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 November 2015 via mobile

This is our second time here and I wouldn't hesitate to come back again. We had fantastic views over the river and the ferry. The room was a bit dated but it was in-keeping with the hotel. The room had everything we needed, in the bathroom the water was always hot but the shower wasn't very powerful, not that this...

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Thank Mutlley71
Swindon, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 November 2015

This is a wonderful pub on the shore of the Fowey River. The staff were all friendly and polite and always willing to help where they can. The food was very good and great value for money, even though one evening meal and breakfast was included, the pricing was still very good. Our room had fantastic views of the river,...

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Thank Laurie C
Bideford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 November 2015 via mobile

We stayed at The Old Ferry Inn on a Travelzoo voucher and what a lovely stay it was. The pub is right by the ferry to Fowey so you can park up for a couple of days and not worry about getting the car out again, the food was fantastic and the staff were really pleasant, I would definitely stay...

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Brecon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 November 2015

Stayed for a couple of nights and ate here for both evenings. Parking is in a "first come first served" basis and is extremely tight. The Inn is also on a rather steep hill less than 100 yards from the ferry to Fowey. The food was good, reasonable in choice, possibly a little over priced, although the steak was definitely...

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Thank Newbie2btrue
Bournemouth
Reviewed 27 October 2015

This Inn has everything! Olde Worlde Bar, Log fire, Fine Dinning Restaurant, Cosy rooms, Great views, Friendly, yet professional service. This is not a 4* Hotel. But it is a Great Inn. We loved it. Ate there each night and couldn't fault it. Although The Inn is across the water from Fowey the ferry is on the doorstep and the...

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Loved this place. We even tried to extend our stay but unfortunately they were fully booked. The food is gorgeous. I loved the views across the river to Fowey and catching the ferry across was great. The staff are really friendly and helpful. Nice selection of beers available and a lovely open fire in the bar on chilly days. The...

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  • Free Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • 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
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > Fowey
Price Range: €90 - €156 (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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“be aware,you need to use the ferry to visit Fowey,the hotel is the othe side of the river”
 of 5 bubbles mole250, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles HuwT814, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
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