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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
    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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Aberdare, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arrived Good Friday and cheked out Bank Holiday Monday - what a great weekend. The hotel was clean, the bar and restaurant great, the staff very polite and helpful and just genmerally very happy peopl which is nice to see. The room was basic but very comfortable it could be improved if there was a fridge avaiable to keep drinks... 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 really pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and i will pass on your kind comments to the team. We all hope to see you again in the near future. Regards Peter More 

Weymouth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent four days at The Ship & Castle last week with friends. We have both visited several times before, but this was the best. From the wonderful Attila in the restaurant who could not have been more attentive, to Ivan at Reception who was very helpful with our queries, to the chef whose food was the best we have... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your excellent review of your recent stay with us. Im delighted you enjoyed your stay once again and i will pass on your fantastic review to the team who will be delighted. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Ship & Castle in the near future. Many Thanks Peter More 

Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
10 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hi, we arrived on a wet friday having left home at 05.30.checked in at the hotel the room was not ready so we left our cases at reception and went to park the car as there is no car park to the hotel,we parked on the main car park by the bus stop reading the tariff we chose 72 hours... 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 leave such a positive review on your recent stay at the Ship & Castle Hotel. I am delighted you enjoyed most aspects of your stay, I will pass on your kind comments to the team who will be delighted with the review. We all hope to welcome you back in the... More 

Morecambe.Lancashire
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived at the Ship and Castle after a long coach journey with Shearings to be greeted by Peter and his very friendly staff.It was a very enjoyable stay and we enjoyed it so much.The staff and service is excellent and the food is delicious. A return visit is definately on the cards!

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us, I am delighted you enjoyed your stay and I will pass on your positive feedback to the team. We all hope to welcome you back in the near future. Many Thanks Peter More 

Derby, England, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just back from Monday/Friday Shearings break at this lovely hotel. Nothing too much trouble for the staff here. Stayed in sea-view room(117) ,so glad we'd upgraded, even a balcony which we took full advantage of, amazing to sit out looking over the harbour in glorious sunshine end of March! Many thanks to Peter,the manager for helping this confused old girl... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your wonderul review of your stay with us. I will pass on your kind comments to the team, who will be delighted to know they contributed to the enjoyment of your holiday. We all hope to welcome you back to the Ship & Castle in the near future. Regards Peter More 

Blackpool, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review, Im pleased you enjoyed most aspects of your stay with us and i will be sure to pass on your kind comments to the team. Im suprised by your comments about the room and i will be sure to investigate these comments further. We hope to welcome you back again in the near... More 

Newquay, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
113 reviews 113 reviews
44 hotel reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

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

Hi and thank you so much for taking time to review your stay with us. I will be delighted to pass on your kind comments to the team, they will be delighted with the positive feedback. We hope to see you soon. Regards Peter More 

Walton, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

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
Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
17 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

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
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
19 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

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 

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