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The Ship and Castle Hotel

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The Waterfront, St Mawes TR2 5DG, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hotel is in the perfect position, 20 foot from the harbour wall, so you are on the flat if you want a walk, no real "shops", just one post office, co-op, chemist, charity shop and Fat Face. The hotel has a easy access, just a couple of steps and then you are on the same level as the lift.... More 

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Newquay, United Kingdom
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112 reviews 112 reviews
43 hotel reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed overnight. St Mawes is very tranquil - maybe too tranquil for some people as there are no 'real' shops and not many bars - the walks are limited and by road there is only one way in and one way out but you can get boat trips too and from Falmouth. The bar area and lounge have stunning views... More 

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Walton, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A very reasonable off season stay. We arrived late and checked in quickly. The room was spacious..it felt like a self contained flat! All clean and comfortable. The breakfast was OK. We had the full English but other people had kippers, poached eggs, scrambled eggs and smoked salmon which looked like the sweet spot.

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186PeterS186, General Manager at The Ship and Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review your recent 1 night stay with us. Myself and the team are delighted you enjoyed your short break with us, and we would love to welcome you back in the near future. Many Thanks Peter More 

Penrith
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64 reviews 64 reviews
17 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

5 days with shearings by coach 8 hours later from Stretton you arrive here with a warm welcome from the management, the hotel is not much to look at but has a great sun lounge area overlooking the harbour, the food here is the best we have had at a shearings hotel a varied menu every night with a choice... More 

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186PeterS186, General Manager at The Ship and Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Hi and thank you for your feedback. Im delighted you enjoyed your break with us, i will be sure to pass on your kind comments to the team especially Atilla and Susie who will be delighted with your review. Once again thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us.. Many Thanks Peter More 

moffat scotland
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21 reviews 21 reviews
19 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

a shearings 5 day midweek break,and we really enjoyed it but the weather let us down a bit. However we still enjoyed our stay at this small but pleasant hotel. ROOM---- lovely and warm with a compact and nice bathroom lots of really hot water FOOD------ the usual coach tour fare,but plentiful,and mostly well cooked and served,however chef got it... More 

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186PeterS186, General Manager at The Ship and Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at the Ship and Castle. Im really pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and i will be sure to pass on your kind comments to the team. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future.. Many Thanks Peter More 

Skipton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we have just spent 5 days at the ship and castle traveling with shearings and have had a lovely time there .our room was clean and comfortable with what looked like a recently reburbished bathroom with both bath and shower .the food was excellent always hot and the service was really good .the hotel has a brilliant location right in... More 

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186PeterS186, General Manager at The Ship and Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. Myself and the staff are delighted you enjoyed your break, and we all look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Many Thanks Peter More 

North Wales
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59 reviews 59 reviews
22 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

We have just returned from a five day break with Shearings staying at The Ship and Castle in St Mawes Cornwall.The hotel is ideally situated right on the harbour front and we had lovely views from our bedroom window.We had room 123 which was up in the gods but the bonus was that it was very quiet-we were not aware... More 

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186PeterS186, General Manager at The Ship and Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Hi and thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at the Ship & Castle. Im delighted to read your review and find that you really enjoyed your stay especially the friendly staff and the excellent home cooked food. We hope to see you again soon at the Ship & Castle. Regards Peter General Manager More 

Coventry, United Kingdom
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230 reviews 230 reviews
25 hotel reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

I spent a lovely week (Mon to Fri) with 2 friends on a Shearings holiday, this hotel is part of the Shearings chain and was lovely. It was very clean and tidy there are refurbishments taking place but this did not detract in any way from our enjoyment. When we arrived the hoyel was a little chilly as it closes... More 

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186PeterS186, General Manager at The Ship and Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Hi and thank you for your review. Its always a pleasure to read such positive reviews of our hotel, Im delighted you enjoyed all aspects of your stay especially the helpful staff and home cooked food. I will be sure to pass on your kind comments to the team. Many Thanks Peter General Manager More 

Brighton, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

We visited the Ship and Castle, for a short break, earlier in the year and were delighted with our stay there. The Location. Is fantastic. The hotel is virtually opposite to the small harbour, with its ferry to Falmouth and hence the town and Pendennis Castle, and also provides wonderful walking along the coast, where the small St Mawes Castle... More 

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186PeterS186, General Manager at The Ship and Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at The Ship & Castle. I am delighted you enjoyed your stay with us, and i will be sure to pass on your kind comments to the team. We believe we offer a great product that is value for money and i am pleased that you agree. We look... More 

Herts
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

When you book a bargain break, and think that its a' too good to be true' price, then it usually is BUT NOT for us this week : ) Our stay at the Ship and Castle was amazing value, with good food, a warm & cosy room and OUTSTANDING service from a bright and charming staff in the restaurant. Yes,... More 

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186PeterS186, General Manager at The Ship and Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Hi and thank you for your positive review of your stay with us. Myself and the team are delighted to hear you enjoyed all aspects of your stay at the Ship & Castle. Once again thank you for your review and we hope to see you again soon. Many Thanks Peter General Manager More 

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