- Very Good
- 52 guest reviews
"Great location. Very friendly staff. The room was clean with a comfortable bed and everything needed for a nights stay. The quality of the f..."
"Original room allocated was directly over the kitchen and one window adjacent to the kitchen's exhaust vent which although not very noisy wa..."
"Only an overnight stay but was very comfy...."
"The food here is really good and the staff friendly. We found our room very small - you had to hitch yourself up and down the bed as there w..."
"The Old Ferry Boat claims to be the oldest inn in the country, but that's not obvious from the building - parts may be C16, though extended..."
About the hotel
The Old Ferry Boat Holywell near St Ives Cambridgeshire sits in this pretty hamlet by the Great Ouse. The Old Ferry Boat is reputedly England's oldest inn, built before the last millennium. The beautifully thatched roof and white stonework stand as a monument to travellers who once rested here centuries ago, after quenching their thirst and satisfying their hunger with the finest English fare.
It was constructed in Anglo-Saxon times, and historical documents record that liquor was first retailed here as early as 560 A. D, although experts estimate that the foundations are a century older. Today the inn is a delightful place to stay offering a very warm welcome and great hospitality to all its guests. Large car park.
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- Hotel Non-Smoking Throughout
- Car parking available onsite
- Restaurant, Bar
- In room entertainment
- Mountain Bike Hire
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- From 14:00 hours
- Until 11:00 hours
- The LateRooms.com rates for Old Ferry Boat in Huntingdon are the total price of the room and not the 'per person' rate. All prices are inclusive of all local taxes.
- Pets are not allowed
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90% would recommend it to a friend
A comfortable stay
Very friendly staff. The room was clean with a comfortable bed and everything needed for a nights stay. The quality of the food was very good with prompt service despite being a busy Saturday evening. I would definitely return.
Original room allocated was directly over the kitchen and one window adjacent to the kitchen's exhaust vent which although not very noisy was noticeable.
Alternative arranged very quickly but it was somewhat smaller and lacked finesse. That said, the location and atmosphere in the pub itself was very enjoyable. Management should be prepared to challenge parents who don't control their children running around and disturbing other customers.