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The Ship Inn

Strand Quay, Rye TN31 7DB, England
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 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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St Albans Herts
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Do not be put off by some of the negative reviews about this hotel. We arrived much too early for our stay, but were given our room straight away, and managed to park outside free overnight. Theo and all of his staff were so welcoming, and nothing was too much trouble for them. We stayed in room 9, which was... More 

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Marlow, United Kingdom
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57 reviews 57 reviews
23 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A cold miserable day made memorable by the staff and food at the Ship! Service was quick without being fussy and the lovely waitress whose first shift we were experiencing was delightful! She made the lunchtime special and made no fuss when we asked for a glass of Pinot Noir and she brought a glass of Pinot Grigio! White v... More 

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Kingston upon Hull, England, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
13 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

We ate breakfast here on my partners birthday.. we booked a table as it was supposed to be a popular place, it was dead when we arrived.... So we thought we would get served pretty quickly... We ordered two breakfasts and two coffees, were brought the coffee and some water almost immediately, but then waited about 25 mins for the... More 

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East Yorkshire
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19 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 via mobile

I was really looking forward to a special breakfast at this Ship Inn to begin the celebrations for a special birthday. We booked via Open Table and our reservation was promptly confirmed. The place is on the grubby side of shabby chic. We both had a full English breakfast with coffee. The drinks arrived within 5 minutes but the food... More 

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New Milton, United Kingdom
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85 reviews 85 reviews
9 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We were looking for a very late healthy lunch as opposed to the fried varieties commonly available. It was starting to rain and we had the doggies so choice was limited to indoor venues; Rye has limited car access and parking and the hunger pangs were getting worse. We spotted the Ship Inn, it looks a little shabby but the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Sat 11th Oct. Its so scruffy, its not an INN, its a dump with a load of old thrown out furniture inside, the breakfast that I waited 25 mins for was two bits of smoked bacon fried egg with hard yoke and a piece of dried toast that broke like a biscuit and shot off the plate onto the filthy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Stayed for one night at the ship and thoroughly enjoyed it, was greeted by Theo who made us feel very welcome and showed ud to our room. Everything we needed and cosy with our very own rubber duck for the bath if needed..lol nice touch. Lovely big breakfast in the morning that sets you up for the day with very... More 

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Clacton-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Dined here in the evening, very disappointed by the limited menu but expected good quality for the expensive prices. It didn't happen, the portions were tiny, I had chicken and chips with coleslaw, 2 tiny bits arrived that made KFC portions look huge, the chips in a pretentious tin mug, coleslaw had heavy dosage of chilli, covered all other tastes... More 

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London, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Beautiful looking & lovely setting. Downstairs seemed like a traditional inn with a lively atmosphere for Sunday lunch. We were led upstairs, seated on what could only be described as children's chairs at adult tables. We shuffled around while the waitress sourced some chairs that allowed us to reach the table. Upstairs there was no atmosphere & no roast lunches... More 

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

The best bit of the ship are the staff. Super friendly, bubbly and so welcoming. The atmosphere is always lively and the food is yum. Perfect for breakfast too.. French toast with blueberries and maple syrup was a total winner. The playlists are amazing! Best local ever.

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Address: Strand Quay, Rye TN31 7DB, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Sussex > Rye
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 10
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