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The Ship Inn

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65 Sandgate High Street | Sandgate, Sandgate, Folkestone CT20 3AH, England
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Ranked #1 of 3 Sandgate B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
Jim M Farnham, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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  • Cleanliness
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Farnham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Overnight stay to attend local Garden Party. Room v comfortable and fridge with milk and water a nice touch. Wonderful Full English with Sunday papers. Did what it said on the Tin. Well done The Ship Inn. Jim.

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Bonn, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We made a short stop there on the way home. The hotel is located in an old house which would probably need a good deal of renovation, nevertheless the room we had was neat, tidy and very clean. The bathroom was modern and functional in all the expected ways (which cannot always be taken for granted in the UK). The... More 

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Kent, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We parked on Hythe seafront as we fancied a walk and set off to Sandgate. It was lunch time and we noticed this pub in Sandgate. We remember it as being run down and small but it has obviously had a make over. The pub now extends from Sandgate High street to the seafront and apart from a lovely looking... More 

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Glos UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent one nt here en route to the tunnel, very convenient. Lovely pub, very nice food in the restaurant. Room very comfortable, had the suite on the top floor, after entering thru a door outside from the pub looked really quite dingy and the stair carpet is grotty, however what a lovely surprise......room lovely bathroom great, bed quality superb. Wonderful... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were recommended by the staff at the Holiday inn to The Famous Ship Inn. Walking through the typical working man's pub through to the well decorated and modern restaurant was interesting. The table service was good,pleasant staff, a reasonable selection of food. We both had the beer battered(with a bottle of lager???)cod,chips and salad. Generous portions and very tasty.... More 

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely room with a lounge as extra with a great view of the sea. Comfortable bed. Very friendly and good service from owner and the breakfast was great quality one of the best I have every had. If you are staying in or around folkstone this is a hidden gem and we will definately be going back

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Ended up here for the second time following an aborted day trip to France, due to Channel Tunnel problems. We really enjoyed the food the first time and were not disappointed the second time. The pub is in a great location and I understand it has been standing for over 200 years. The bar area is dark and old but... More 

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lincolnshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

We booked online, bit nervous when we arrived as the back bar is a bit spit and sawdust. Our small double en suite room was charming, and so we made a dinner reservation and headed up to the bar terrace with wine. Trendy crowd up there. we ate an exceptional dinner cooked by their Belgian chef in the very busy... More 

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Barrowden, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

What a great place to stay and eat. Was down in the area for business and met an ex-colleague for a few drinks and dinner. Service and welcome were great, accomdation modern and clean, food was amazing. Thoroughly recommend.

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kent
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015 via mobile

Sit in the bar enjoy the rugby and the real ale, sit in the restaurant and enjoy the excellent food and service or when the weather permits sit in the sun on the outdoor terrace with something called. This pub has it all!

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