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Old Ferry Boat Inn

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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Pets Allowed
Pool
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for 2 nights whilst visiting family in St Ives. We were greeted by Jack, what a lovely host, very friendly and welcoming. Loved the location, really beautiful area and lovely walks. Our room was very nice, quirky and everything you would expect...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Alison T
Response from Toby B, General Manager at Old Ferry Boat InnResponded 1 week ago

Good Morning Alison, I am delighted that you had such a lovely time with us and got to enjoy the beauty of everything that we offer here. I will pass on your kind words to Jack who I know will greatly appreciate it. From all...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a wonderful experience for our large family of fourteen. Starting from the arrival and seeing our beautifully laid out table, the excellent service and delicious food. We could not fault it. One of our party was unexpectedly delayed and they were very accommodating...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank sharon w
Response from Toby B, General Manager at Old Ferry Boat InnResponded 2 weeks ago

Good Morning Sharon, Thank you for taking the time to leave such a lovely review. I am delighted that you all had a lovely time and enjoyed being in our beautiful pub. I have already shown your review to the staff as kind words like...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have been going to this lovely pub for years and have had Christmas lunch here for several years, it's always been great! Visited earlier in the year and the premises now seemed to be run by a group of teenage boys. Booked Christmas lunch anyhow...More

Date of stay: December 2018
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Response from Toby B, General Manager at Old Ferry Boat InnResponded 2 weeks ago

Good afternoon, I am genuinely sorry that you didn't enjoy your Christmas Day with us. After a hugely successful day I am sorry that your food wasn't up the standard that yourself and I also expect. I firmly believe if we were given the opportunity...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Pleasant setting and fine for a drink in the summer and winter although the internal restaurant area seems like an afterthought. The food is average and probably overpriced for the quality despite not being particularly expensive. Furthermore, why is there a large television in the...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank DavidjH88
Response from Toby B, General Manager at Old Ferry Boat InnResponded 2 weeks ago

Good Afternoon David, Thank you for taking your time to leave a review, I am sorry that you had a mixed experience with us. I firmly believe our food does offer very good value for money and so therefore I am disappointed that you feel...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went with my family for special occasion, pub itself quaint and charming with low beams etc. Seemed short staffed as we went to order drinks and food was waiting a while to be served, the barman with a beard saw us but continued to ‘refill’...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Gazblackpooluk
Response from Toby B, General Manager at Old Ferry Boat InnResponded 3 weeks ago

Good afternoon, I am sorry that your experienced a couple of problems during your time with us, I am disappointed that you feel you were ignored whilst waiting at the bar. My staff are very good at what they do and so this would have...More

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About
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
7
Price range
US$73 - US$107 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Old Ferry Boat Hotel Holywell
Location
United Kingdom > England > Cambridgeshire > Holywell
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
7
Price range
US$73 - US$107 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Old Ferry Boat Hotel Holywell
Location
United Kingdom > England > Cambridgeshire > Holywell
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Room & Suite (28)
Dining (9)
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Sue R
April 10, 2015|
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Response from Bri1966 | Reviewed this property |
We stayed here for a night and it was quiet, the room was comfortable and a good size and lacked for nothing. The staff were helpful. We would go again, especially at that price!
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DEBORAH B
December 26, 2014|
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Response from Geoff S | Reviewed this property |
We booked a Superior Room and were in Room 5. It is not a huge room, but it is very comfortable and nicely furnished. However there is a drawback as between Room 5 and 6 there is the extractor fan from the kitchen, making it... More
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"Decor and food so much better this time"
393joea
4 weeks ago
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"go somewhere else"
Jenylareine
Jul. 8, 2018
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"Sorry but nothing helpful to say."
MagsaLondon
May 24, 2018
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"Do not accept Room 5......"
MrsCPPH
Mar. 12, 2018
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