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The Old Ferry Inn

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Free Internet
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Non-Smoking Hotel
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3 Star 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...
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Old Road | Bodinnick-by-Fowey, Fowey PL23 1LX, England
28.2 km to St Mawgan Airport
44 restaurants are within a 2 km radius
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29 Jul.30 Jul.
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1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Very friendly - fantastic views over Fowey Estuary and beyond. Food was modern and very tasty. Dog friendly and helpful with advice about the area. Stayed nearby and lovely walk to get to the Bodinnick slipway and the pub. Will definitely back.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited the OFI in 2013, first time for us with the new owners in charge. Gave it a very good review so when in Cornwall earlier this year decided to pay a visit. What a let down. When ordering at the bar (after having to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice overnight stay here, room basic and decor and furniture a bit dated. Nice shower over the bath, the water was super hot so had to take care to mix with cold water. Lovely views from the guests lounge and from the outside terraces Evening...More

Thank dusty m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived at 8.05pm for food after a long journey. We were told the kitchen closed at 8pm. I thought they were joking, but no they really meant it. I asked for a sandwich or anything that they had left over. But they seemed to...More

1  Thank gilbert765
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a similar experience last year with unfriendly staff and a “whatever attitude”! We thought we’d give the place another try having already been warned by the staff at Penmarlam campsite where we were staying that other campers had been turned away! We had...More

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Certificate of Excellence
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Free Internet
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
USD 105 - USD 197 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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USD 105 - USD 197 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
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familyof5556
24 February 2017|
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Response from Andy M | Reviewed this property |
The Old Ferry Inn is in Bodinnick, the east side of the Fowey river. If you want to go to Fowey, it is easiest to catch the ferry across. To drive there is a long way round! If you take the ferry across please note the time... More
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lou1344
14 April 2015|
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There is a nice pub "The Ship Inn" at Lerryn, which is about 3 miles away down the country lanes on the Bodinnick side, or you could drive or get a taxi the 10 miles to Polruan where there is The Lugger and the Russell Inn... More
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118Martha
18 February 2015|
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Response from Jim D | Reviewed this property |
No - No lift. Very Steep hill to parking area. Steep steps up to hotel and also within. Venue not really suitable or anyone with mobility difficulties. If you should decide to stay insist on room with estuary... More
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"Several flights of stairs to room but stunning views in room 8"
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"Ask for a view of the estuary."
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"I think all floors would have an excellent view."
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"Room 8 has a great view, Internet poor signal, but it’s good in the bar"
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