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The Ship Hotel

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Aberdaron LL53 8BE, Wales
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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44 reviews 44 reviews
22 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

Aberdaron is a lovely little seaside village and the hotel is a good place to stay for a few nights if you want to walk part of the coast path or just want to enjoy the beach. Our room was spacious and comfortable. Breakfast was okay but unfortunately only served relatively late (from 8.30 to 9.30). The food served in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

Just got to say the food here is top notch. We came across the hotel by accident and ventured inside to receive a nice warm welcome. We had just a main course. My Wife had venison sausages and colcannon with seasonal veg and I had Lamb Rump with roasted pear with mashed potatoes and spring onion. The service is great... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

We have just had our 2nd meal at the Ship and I could not fault it. They have a small menu but a very good specials board so you have a very good choice. We went to Aberdaron for the first time 3 weeks ago and had dinner in the Ship's restaurant. We had chiken liver with orange pate about... More 

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39 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

Always a great stay here, this is my 4th time. Last night I had a lovely double room, sheets always crisp and everything immaculate, a sea view too. I ate in the restaurant and treated myself to 3 courses. The food was absolutely fantastic and I've never said "mmmmmm" so many times during a meal before. I had the mackerel... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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21 hotel reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

This is a relaxed friendly inn. We stayed in a spacious twin room which I thought was good value for the location and time of year. Food was above average and there are daily specials that do change daily. You can eat in the bar or the restaurant. Service, led by Alun, is very good. The draught Welsh pale ale... More 

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18 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

We revisited the Ship again hoping to sail to Bardsey....trip cancelled due to weather conditions. But we all were made really welcome at the Ship by Alun. This place is well worth a visit.....food, atmosphere,. rooms, amenities ,company etc is at top end of the ladder!! Thank you Alun...we will be back again soon! x

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013 via mobile

The hotel is situated in the middle of Aberdaron but unfortunately you don't get a sea view from any of the rooms because Gwesty Ty Newydd has the prime spot on the beach. The bar is fairly small and is favoured by the locals; I frequently found that the local lads also got served much quicker than my family &... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013 via mobile

We stayed here in a family room for two nights. We had a room with great views of the sea and St Hywyn's Church. The room was clean, warm and comfortable (and nice biscuits!). We ate in the restaurant on our first night - it was very busy as it was Bank Holiday but it was very good. We experienced... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

Really nice hotel set in a lovely location next to the sea. Clean and tidy room with great sea view. Breakfast and meals in general really good. Only problem is the parking... but there is a (pay for) car park nearby. We would stay there again (the Hotel I mean...)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2013

I didn't stay at the hotel as I live just outside the village anyway. This review is about the food only. Went there with some friends for an evening meal and all was very good. Service by the lone waitress (helped by owner Alun when busy) was understated and very pleasant. Ate dishes mainly from the specials board and would... More 

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