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Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Compleat Angler is a pleasant hotel that is well located for the many places to visit within Buckinghamshire. Set superbly on the banks of the vast river it offers wildlife and country sights and sounds a plenty. Staff were courtious and helpful. Taking breakfast in the riverside restaurant has to be one of the best pleasures of the stay....

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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Attended the Hotels New Year celebration, we dinned in the Sindhu restaurant and food was excellent. We had a issue with the shower not working properly and the manager was very proactive to resolve, not easy on New years eve and with a packed hotel with 3 functions happening. We were offered an alternative room and a acceptable discount for...

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Moscow, Russia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Visited this hotel with my husband for my birthday. Had a beautiful room over looking the river and church. Room very nicely presented and evening meal superb. Great location so took an easy stroll into town. Would definitely return.

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

Thank you for your feedback following your recent stay. I am pleased to note that you were able to enjoy the hotel and the stunning view from your accommodation. As you say, we are certainly well located for strolling into Marlow and I look forward to welcoming you back again soon.

Pewsey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This hotel is in a great location right on the river in Marlow. Lovely terrace for having a drink before dinner, which unfortunately was blighted by poor service. Two starters weren't brought out at all, we chased them and they were forgotten again!! Drinks were slow to come and staff (of which there were plenty) just hung around ignoring diners....

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

Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback following your recent visit to the hotel. Without doubt, it is clear that elements of service were not as efficient as they should have been and greater attention should have been paid to you throughout your visit and for this, I am very sorry. Please be assured this is not indicative...

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

What a wonderfully appointed hotel. The customer service we received at each point of our stay from the operations team. from reservation to checking out, was excellent. Welcoming and thoughtful staff made our New Years Eve celebrations extra special. On arrival we had been up graded to a beautiful suite overlooking the river, complete with its own Christmas tree. The...

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

Thank you for your lovely feedback. I am delighted to note that members of my team looked after you so well over New Year and that you were able to fully enjoy the occasion. We look forward to seeing you soon.

Basildon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really lovely hotel with two fantastic restaurants. Set on the river, short walk into town where there was even more amazing options for food. We completed our trip with a visit to Rebellion Brewery - fantastic!

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

Many thanks for the kind review following your stay at Macdonald Compleat Angler. I'm delighted to note that you enjoyed your visit. I do hope you will find another reason to return to Marlow and enjoy the Compleat Angler again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Four of us (two couples) stayed at The Compleat Angler for a couple of nights recently. We were joined by other family members for a wonderful Sunday Lunch in the dining room right next to the river. The food was very tasty and the staff very attentive and polite. Our rooms were both on the river side and had nice...

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

Thank you for taking the time to share feedback on your stay. I am delighted to learn that you and your family enjoyed your time at the hotel and that you all experienced high standards of food and service. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Province of Naples, Italy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed only for one night but we had a fantastic room looking onto weir of the river. The room had a magnificent bed which was extremely comfortable and the bathroom was luxurious with Molton Brown toiletries. There was a well stocked mini bar and a variety of coffee and tea making facilities in the room. I had seen a...

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

Thank you for your feedback following your recent stay. I am pleased to note that you were able to enjoy the hotel and the stunning view from your accommodation. As you say, we are certainly well located for shopping in Marlow and relaxing in local coffee shops. I very much hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back soon.

Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Attended the NYE Gala dinner and Dance. Welcome warm and hospitable, Reception Room small for the number of guests which as a result encouraged people to intermingle. Table settings 10 /12 Covers therefore couples have to be prepared to mix. Food excellent, Pre ordered Wines nicely and effectively controlled by Ticket numbers(most thoughtful) Evident that some service staff temporary for...

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

Thank you for your very constructive feedback and I am pleased to learn of your experience. We look forward to seeing you again soon when you can be assured of a very warm welcome.

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent five nights from Christmas to New Year's Eve at the Compleat Angler and am determined to return again this year! The location is sublime: bordered by the swiftly-flowing Thames and at one end of a beautiful, old suspension bridge, the hotel's restaurant and sitting rooms truly offer respite from the insanity of the modern world. Whether sipping tea by...

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

Thank you for your lovely feedback and for taking the time to share your thoughts. I am delighted you had such an enjoyable experience over the festive season. I hope you had a safe journey back to America and look forward to having the pleasure of welcoming you back to the hotel on future occasions.

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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
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: €147 - €305 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Macdonald Compleat Angler 4*
Number of rooms: 64
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