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Winslow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our daughter's wedding and reception was held at the hotel on the 14th April, everything was perfect and went smoothly. The hotel is right beside the river a great location with great facilities The staff were incredibly helpful, nothing was to much trouble they went the extra mile to ensure we had a tremendous day. We stayed at the hotel,...

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GMWebster, General Manager at Macdonald Compleat Angler, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share feedback following your daughter's wedding reception at the hotel earlier this month. I am delighted to learn of your experience and that my team ensured your day was very special. I do hope you will return to visit us again on future occasions and for family celebrations.

Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Yet again we enjoyed a fabulous stay over a weekend: everything was first rate. We had our wedding at this hotel a couple of years ago (wonderfully managed) and have since returned to stay over or have a meal on a number of occasions. At this hotel you can rely on excellent service by friendly staff who want to make...

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GMWebster, General Manager at Macdonald Compleat Angler, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely feedback following your recent stay. It is a pleasure to welcome you back once again and to know that the hotel holds such special memories for you. I am delighted my team have looked after you so well once again and we very much look forward to seeing you again soon.

Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Beautiful building and good location Room booked was with a river view. Only if you stood on tip toes and limited view Bathroom was dated and the shampoos etc cheap Good drinks sitting outside Its expensive and they fill the hotel but it just didnt live up to the proce for us From the snooty receptionist to the pompous waiters...

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GMWebster, General Manager at Macdonald Compleat Angler, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing feedback on your experience. I am pleased that you enjoyed the location of the hotel. We offer the Molton Brown range of toiletries in our accommodation and it is disappointing to note that you felt these were not luxury items. We are in the midst of planning a refurbishment programme for some of our bedrooms, which...

St Albans
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

We had a wonderfully happy lunch on Saturday for my Mum's 85th birthday. We loved the round table. All staff were very pleasant and professional but we must give a special mention to Stefan - great personality and service. We appreciated being able to choose from both the bar menu and a la carte - this worked well for us,...

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GMWebster, General Manager at Macdonald Compleat Angler, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback on your recent visit in celebration of a family birthday. I am pleased that my team took good care of you all and that the quality of the food served was in line with expectations. We very much look forward to having the pleasure of welcoming you back to the hotel...

Lancaster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed on the offer of dinner bed and breakfast for £500 for 2 nights. When we arrived we were upgraded to a suit as we had just got married in another macdonald hotel. Arrived to flowers, wine and chocolate in the room as a congratulations, lovely touch. Our upgraded room was a step up from a room overlooking the...

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GMWebster, General Manager at Macdonald Compleat Angler, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback following your stay in celebration of your recent wedding. Congratulations to you both. I am delighted to learn of your experience and that the location of the hotel, the food and service fully met your expectations. Valet parking is offered by our Concierge team and I apologise that this service was not extended to you...

Market Drayton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Just popped in for a glass of bubbly with friends. Sat in gorgeous sunshine on the lawn overlooking the Thames watching the boats go by. All the staff were very attentive and made us feel very welcome even though we were not eating. The food looked good so will have to try that next time.

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GMWebster, General Manager at Macdonald Compleat Angler, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. I am delighted to note that you were able to enjoy drinks on the lawn in the spring sunshine and that my team looked after you well. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A beautiful setting , the timeless simplicity of the Thames lapping gently feet away from the hotel . This is a spectacularly romantic hotel where the staff really cannot do enough to welcome & ensure your stay is perfect .

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GMWebster, General Manager at Macdonald Compleat Angler, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind feedback following your recent stay and I am pleased to note that my team demonstrated such high standards of hospitality. The location, on the banks of the River Thames, is perfect for any occasion. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited a couple of weeks ago and went for dinner to the Riverside restaurant. From the moment we stepped out of the car to that beautiful view of Marlow bridge everything seemed to promise a wonderful evening. We had a perfect table by the window with a view over the river. Service was immaculate We chose from the restaurant...

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GMWebster, General Manager at Macdonald Compleat Angler, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely feedback and I am delighted to learn of your experience. As you say, the location is stunning and the views from the Riverside Restaurant certainly add to the occasion. I am pleased that the service standards extended to you were of high quality and I look forward to having the pleasure of welcoming you back...

Basel, Switzerland
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed one night for a business meeting. View of river Thames was really refreshing during the break. Short walk across the bridge was very pleasant. Lunch was also decent. The building is 300 years old. No elevator exists. Reception was not particularly kind. I did not feel I was welcomed.

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GMWebster, General Manager at Macdonald Compleat Angler, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback following your recent visit to attend a business meeting. I was sorry to note that you felt our warm and welcoming hospitality was not evident during your stay. We pride ourselves of our high standard of customer service and it is disappointing to learn of your experience. Our feature bedrooms,located in the new wing of...

Beaconsfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have just returned from a superb lunch at the Compleat Angler. It was a drop in visit, on what was a lovely spring day; to celebrate my daughter's birthday. Situated on the banks of the River Thames, it had an unparalleled outlook of the river and Marlow church. We were smartly but casually dressed, and it was an impulse...

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Thank you for taking the time to share feedback following your recent visit to Macdonald Compleat Angler for lunch and for your kind comments regarding members of my staff, particularly Stefano. It is always a pleasure to note when members of my team have demonstrated high levels of hospitality and helped make your visit so special. Thank you once again...

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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Riverside Restaurant
Riverside Restaurant
Cuisines: European, British
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  • Free Parking
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  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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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
Region: United Kingdom > England > Buckinghamshire > Marlow
Price Range: €168 - €363 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Macdonald Compleat Angler 4*
Number of rooms: 64
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“Pay the extra for lake view. We had 103 and it was partial view. Maybe a cheaper option.”
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