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The Ship Inn

65 Sandgate High Street | Sandgate, Sandgate, Folkestone CT20 3AH, England
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Ranked #1 of 3 Sandgate B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
gill m Southport, 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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Southport, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Reviewed 8 May 2014 We were staying at the hotel on our way to France. The hotel room/suite was fabulous-very large with wonderful views of the beach, spotlessly clean and excellent extras like a fridge with complementary soft drinks. The owners were so friendly and helpful. Although the pub was old, the restaurant was a modern add-on with wonderful views... More

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14 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had booked a table and were lucky enough to be seated by the window with wonderful views of the sea. The food was very good and reasonably priced. Wines were also very reasonable. Service was first class and the waiting staff were very friendly. Would highly recommend. Next time we are in Sandgate we won't just eat here we... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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73 reviews 73 reviews
37 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are times when you almost do not wish to share information about such a great place!! Steeped in history, this characterful pub restaurant offers English hospitality at its best. Immaculate and comfortable room, with a requested early morning breakfast left in situ. The restaurant offered assured cooking, with an emphasis on fish and shell fish. The emphasis on flavour... More

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Frinton-On-Sea, United Kingdom
20 reviews 20 reviews
4 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014 via mobile

Stayed overnight at this b&b,very comfortable and treated well.excellent breakfast and evening meal top class.will stay here again,highly recommended.room clean and comfortable,bathroom very modern,great shower

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Haven't been to this pub for almost 20 years, but happened to be passing so dropped in. Major changes to be found- restaurant, rooms and a sun deck. All very impressive. Restaurant was closed so couldn't try the food, but the beer was top notch and the upper deck very comfortable with superb views.

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Windsor, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

When you first arrive at the Famous Ship Inn, it is a very old pub with extremely friendly staff and you may wonder what sort of room you are going to get. The rooms are out the back and next door. Our room had recently been refurbished as had the one above (we met the couple at breakfast), and they... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

We visited in late April for a dinner after a long day at work. My boyfriend had the pigs cheeks which were superb, I had the duck which was terrible, it was tough and the dish with which it was served (beans?) didn't go at all and was bland. Other than that the service was pleasant and so was the... More

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Redcar, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Things have changed since we last stayed at the Ship. Still a great pub with really good beer and now an excellent restaurant with a good selection of tasty treats on the menu. Thoughtfully well appointed room, comfortable bed, terrace, sea view. Wendy, Stewart and all the staff do a great job. Thank you for another great stay.

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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68 reviews 68 reviews
34 hotel reviews
131 helpful votes 131 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Wonderful, old World Inn. Great staff, wonderful food. Fantastic beer. Comfortable and large room, comfy bed and large bathroom. Great breakfast and the night-time saw me enjoying a rare American band. Was handy for Lydd Airport and the attractions of Capel-le Ferne Battle of Britain Memorial, The Kent Battle of Britain Museum, Fly with a Spitfire experience with Action Stations,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

Hats off to Wendy and Stewart we had booked for the weekend and was given a sew view room just can't believe what I saw when I walked in the room beautiful room with an excellent view I was so happy we was welcomed by Wendy who took us to our room what a lovely couple and the staff to... More

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Address: 65 Sandgate High Street | Sandgate, Sandgate, Folkestone CT20 3AH, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Folkestone > Sandgate
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The Ship Hotel Folkestone
The Ship Inn Sandgate, England

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