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The Ship and Castle Hotel

3.0 of 5 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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North Wales
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58 reviews 58 reviews
22 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
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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221 reviews 221 reviews
24 hotel reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 

Was this review helpful? Yes 5
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
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 

Was this review helpful? Yes 5
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
12 helpful votes 12 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes 5
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 

Reading
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Amazing.Traveled with Shearing as a coach party first break of the New Year. The location was beautiful although because of the time of year very little was open. We were blessed with good weather . The hotel was clean bright and the staff were so good nothing was to much trouble they were all very pleasant. The food was amazing... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
186PeterS186, General Manager at The Ship and Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Hi and thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. I will be sure to pass on your excellent feedback about the food to the chef and his team, and of course all the staff that made your stay so enjoyable. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Regards Peter General Manager More 

Eastleigh, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
25 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

We stayeda t this hotel for 3 nights and it was just superb! We were 2 hours late due to traffic accidents on the way but the meal was just as it should have been had we got there on time. The whole stay was excellent with very friendly and most efficient staff especially in the restaurant. We have travelled... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
186PeterS186, General Manager at The Ship and Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your superb review. Im delighted you enjoyed your stay with us, especially the kind and helpful staff. I will be sure to pass on your positive comments to the team. Many Thanks Peter General Manager More 

Brighton, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
17 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Just come back from spending a New Year coach holiday here. This is a really lovely old building, it is a bit of a rabbit warren when it comes to finding your room which is part of the fun. It appears to have had some refurbishment which is probably ongoing. I a decent sized cosy room with a bathroom, good... 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 stay at the Ship & Castle Hotel. Im pleased you enjoyed your stay with us, and i will be sure to pass on your kind comments to the team. We hope to welcome you back to the Ship & Castle in the near future. Regards Peter General Manager More 

Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Just came back today after spending our first Xmas away, spent four loveley days here, had so much food that it was coming out of our ears. The staff were great very attentive, nice area right next to a harbour. The room was basic but clean, the bathroom was a bit of a disappointment because the bath was fitted with... More 

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paul190832, General Manager at The Ship and Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for posting your review.We all hope to see you again very soon. KInd Regards Paul Hollick More 

Wokingham, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

The most beautiful place. Loved the hotel and it's location. Very comfortable and friendly. The service was first class, and the food excellent. I would definitely go back :). I would certainly recommend going there in November - very peaceful and relaxing!

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Was this review helpful? Yes 3
paul190832, General Manager at The Ship and Castle Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are pleased that all our hard work gave you such a good holiday and your review will be passed onto all the staff. We look forward to your return. Kind Regards Paul Hollick More 

Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Hi just spent 4 nights at the ship and castle st mawes in cornwall would like to say this was a good holiday the staff look after us well nothing to much trouble food was very good could not eat all three courses also the excurions we went on was all intresting as our driver stuart is well informed on... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 6
paul190832, General Manager at The Ship and Castle Hotel, responded to this review

I`m sorry to hear you felt cold during your stay. There is no policy on heating controls and if our timings didn`t suit you personally, you should have been given extra heating for your room. So please except my apology.Your kind comments will be passed on to all the staff and we look forward to seeing you soon. More 

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Address: The Waterfront, St Mawes TR2 5DG, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > Roseland Peninsula > St Mawes
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Ship and Castle Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 57
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