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Macdonald Compleat Angler

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Amersham
Reviewed 13 August 2016

We would have preferred not to have been charged for the minibar's alcoholic drinks for which we had no use although the orange juice and water were welcome. We were told that we had been assigned a twin bedded room, but it was doubled-bedded; nevertheless the bed was very large and comfortable.

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

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to share feedback following your recent stay with us. I was sorry to note that there were errors on your bill and that your requested bedroom type was not allocated correctly. However, I am pleased that you found the accommodation comfortable. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards Ellie

Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Turned up, waited at reception to hear a staff member on the phone making reference to another girl being new and a trainee! The trainee girl Daisy checked us in, and I can't fault her! Room was nice, shower water pressure was rubbish but nice view. Wanted to go for afternoon tea, checked online said no need to book but...

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

Dear Guest Many thanks for taking the time to provide feedback following your recent visit. We have recently recruited a new management team in both the bar and restaurant who are working hard to bring in new team members whilst training them to the usually high standards expected at this hotel and I am confident that this new team will...

High Wycombe
Reviewed 12 August 2016

I paid £250 for a one night stay in an Executive room. The room was tiny and not suitable for a comfortable nights stay for 2 people. It was definitely not worth £250! I made my complaint known and after being virtually ignored for a week, they have come back with an offer. Which is, come back to the hotel...

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Very short but pleasant stay. Rooms were very airy, clean and had an nespresso machine, nice extra touch. Service at breakfast was seamless great choices. Looking out across the river whilst having an evening cocktail was so relaxing. Well worth a visit. Loved Marlow!!

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Ellie 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. Kind regards Ellie

Shoreham-by-Sea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 August 2016

This is a hotel that we have visited several times in recent years, primarily for a week end break. Our last visit was a year ago – so this review is an update. The location of the hotel is excellent – on the River Thames, facing Marlow. Our room was a feature room which would be hard to fault. The...

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

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback on your recent stay. I am delighted to note that you found the accommodation comfortable and that overall you had a pleasant stay. However, I was disappointed to note that your breakfast experience was not as expected. Please be assured I will be discussing your feedback with both the...

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 August 2016

This hotel must have the greatest location of any hotel in the UK if not Europe. It must be the flagship of the Macdonald Group and as such I am afraid does not live up to that. It should be the ''jewel in the crown'' of the Macdonald Group, but it is not. I have stayed many times over the...

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

Dear Guest Many thanks for taking the time to provide feedback following your recent visit. The hotel is situated in an idyllic location and we need to ensure that the service standards fully complement the setting. We have recently recruited a new management team in both the bar and restaurant who are working hard to bring in new team members...

Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Went for afternoon tea. Usually taken in the lounge but asked to sit out on the terrace overlooking the river. Great selection of sandwiches and cakes and good selection of teas. They also offer a vegetarian option for sandwiches. Good value for a special afternoon tea.

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

Dear Guest Thank you for your lovely feedback following your recent visit to the hotel to enjoy afternoon tea. I am delighted to learn of your experience and look forward to having the pleasure of welcoming you back to hotel on future occasions. Kindest regards Ellie

Yeovil, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 August 2016

I used to live in Marlow, many years ago, and as a child, this was a hotel that I had always dreamed of staying in. As a wonderful birthday surprise, my adorable children booked this hotel for me and my husband. What a beautiful location and hotel. Could not fault this at all. We had a double aspect executive room,...

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

Dear Guest Many thanks for the kind review following your stay with us at Macdonald Compleat Angler. I'm delighted that to note that enjoyed your room with a view. Thank you for your kind comments regarding members of my team and the quality of dinner and breakfast. I do hope you will find another reason to return to Marlow and...

Northampton
Reviewed 9 August 2016

A super experience. High quality food and service. Room was beautifulky appointed with a few extras. Nothing was too much trouble. Staff seemed to genuinely want us to have an enjoyable time. Would definitely return.

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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 Ellie

Nantwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 August 2016

We had a great expectation for this beautiful looking hotel - where we stayed two nights. The rooms however did not deliver, they were badly in need of refurbishment in both appearance and amenities, tatty and shabby. Air Con inoperative in one of our rooms - so uncomfortable and hot. Shower leaked badly, bed was uncomfortable and rating of value...

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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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  • Minibar
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • 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: $263 - $526 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Macdonald Compleat Angler 4*
Number of rooms: 64
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