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The Old Ship

63 Front Street, Newbiggin-by-the-Sea NE64 6NJ, England
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Bowensam Poole, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Poole, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited family and stayed in The Ship Inn. Wasn't sure if it was a good choice when we parked the car in the car park as building is a little tired outside. But room was spacious, clean and tidy. Bed was very comfortable, wonderful power shower and views from the room where amazing! Everyone was very friendly and Breakfast was... More 

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Bonnyrigg, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Service was very good, we had booked a table as we had been told that it was very busy at Sunday lunchtime, it was but the staff were excellent. Lunch was home made food, roast beef, chicken or mince and dumplings, from our party of 4, 2 had beef, 1 chicken and 1 mince, food was superb, large plateful, nice... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came to the old ship for a two night stay after staying here about five years ago and I've got to say they couldn't be more welcoming !!! The rooms have improved and were very clean and fresh , The beds were lovely and comfy , the shower was great . Jacky and staff run a tight ship 👍🏻 i... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As soon as we stepped over the doorstop, we received a very warm welcome by Jackie the owner. The Ship has a very cosy old charm feel, and is obviously a favourite with the locals. There are some wonderful characters, who make you feel welcome and at home. We had wonderful time. Everyone was happy to advise us of the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

I was a little concerned after reading the review below however i need not have worried! I stayed for two nights earlier this week and found the room (sea view) outstanding for the price as was the breakfast (which was cooked to order). I found the owner more than helpful even to the extent of recommending various take aways and... More 

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County Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

I've stayed at the old ship on several occasions its my go to place when im in the area and staying again in august, therfore when i read the previous review i feel i should give my opinion. We have always found a warm welcome from everyone, the rooms are wonderful overlooking the bay and great value for money, and... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Extremely disappointed following my stay last night. The beds were comfortable, which was the only good point I can put. Horrible food, very expensive for no real reason. Uneven floors and got locked in bathroom as door got stuck! On top of that, they messed up in the breakfast order we were pushed to get in the night before. (Not... More 

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Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

The Old Ship offers Pub Food only once per week - Sunday lunch. We were there a year ago and decided to have another Sunday lunch of roast beef and Yorkshire pudding. We were not disappointed - it was very good indeed. The ladies in the group ordered a small portion but that was nearly as large as the regular... More 

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Nr. Winkleigh
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

The Old Ship is ideally positioned overlooking Newbiggin-by-the-Sea's attractive bay and sandy beach. My room was spacious, comfortable and provided an outstanding view across the bay. All the staff in the hotel were friendly and helpful and I enjoyed an excellent English breakfast before departing. I was also impressed by the folk music in the bar as well as the... More 

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Darwin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

I stayed in a triple room with my two daughters, with a view that overlooked the esplanade and famous sculpture. Walking along the beach in the evening was lovely, and the Inn is smack in the centre of town so within easy reach of restaurants and shops. As were were there during low season it was very quiet. The room... More 

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