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Ship Hotel

4.0 of 5 North Street, Chichester PO19 1NH, England
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Brackley, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Afternoon a spot of shopping in the city, rather than more coffee, we decided to pop in here for a glass of wine - great decision. It felt decadent having a large glass of cool, crisp white in such opulent surroundings. So relaxing and a great choice of wines. Will definitely come back and dine and/or stay in the future.

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Patrickburfield, General Manager at Ship Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Karen V Thank you so much for posting your review. What a great idea a little retail therapy followed by a lovely glass of wine. I am so pleased you like the Captains Bar and perhaps next time you visit we can tempt you with one of our cocktails before a lovely meal in Murrays. We look forward to... More 

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25 reviews 25 reviews
24 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a nice place to rest your head. Room was fairly small but good enough for what I needed. All amenities included, but the shower was not the best. Restaurant was magnificent. The young lady in charge was extremely helpful and went the extra mile to ensure our stay and meal was excellent. Top marks for the staff.

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Patrickburfield, General Manager at Ship Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Simmokj Thank you for taking the time to post your review. I have passed on your comment with regard to the shower in your room to our maintenance department who have changed the head to eradicate any further issues. I am so pleased you enjoyed our fabulous restaurant Murrays and that you were well looked after. I have passed... More 

Crawley, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having arranged a dinner with family and friends in Chichester, we thought it would be nice to stay the night rather than drive home. If you want to stay in the heart of Chichester, then in fairness, there isn't a great deal of choice. However, fortunately The Ship proved an excellent place to stay. As other contributors have mentioned, the... More 

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Patrickburfield, General Manager at Ship Hotel, responded to this review

Dear JSB A huge thank you for posting such a great review and awarding us 5 out of 5. I am so pleased that you enjoyed your stay and that you are returning next month. Our recent refurbishment has really turned our elegant Georgian Grade Two listed hotel into a fabulous oasis right in the heart of the city. We... More 

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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful stay, beautiful hotel, my partner and I travelled to chichester for a weekend break and stayed in the hotel for two nights. The food was delicious and the decor was outstanding, beautifully decorated. Our stay however was tainted by the actions of the manager, he was rude and demeaning to staff members, from what I saw he was friendly... More 

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Patrickburfield, General Manager at Ship Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Scarlett 842 Thank you for posting your review and your positive comments. I am extremely lucky to enjoy an excellent professional relationship with everyone in our team and I am very proud that all 40 of us work tirelessly together to ensure that all our customers thoroughly enjoy their visit or stay with us. This extra team effort we... More 

Waddesdon, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
371 reviews 371 reviews
52 hotel reviews
237 helpful votes 237 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I with my wife have now stayed 4 times in the last year the last being over New Year for 2 nights the other stays only 1 night. The staff are just lovely always smiling and happy to help and share advise. The rooms are all very well presented with Excellent beds ! A mini bar would be nice but... More 

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Patrickburfield, General Manager at Ship Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Butlerinservice Thank you so much for your kind review, awarding us 5 out of 5 and being such great repeat customers – I do hope you are collecting lots and lots of points on your loyalty card! All the team greatly appreciate your comments as we strive to make a real difference to all our customers stay. Our deluxe... More 

London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
29 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When you walk into this hotel, you feel that you have wandered into an Interior Design magazine! It displayed a very pleasing and restful colour palette and was comfortably appointed. The warm welcome from the Receptionist (both at check in and check out) was charming and indeed all the staff that I met were very helpful and keen that I... More 

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Patrickburfield, General Manager at Ship Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Penny F Thank you so much for taking the time to post such a kind review and awarding us 5 out of 5. I am delighted that you liked our new refurbishment and enjoyed our fabulous new warm and comfortable feel. Our new restaurant Murrays is a lovely relaxing oasis right in the heart of the city providing a... More 

London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
101 reviews 101 reviews
42 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Ship is charming and genteel, a bit like Chichester itself. Great for afternoon tea and an early evening glass, it's a place where Chi folk choose to meet. Breakfast is pretty good and I'm sure the restaurant is good for dinner too. The rooms are perfectly fine although invariably too warm. The hotel is in the town centre and... More 

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Patrickburfield, General Manager at Ship Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Spinoccio Thank you so much for taking the time to post such a positive review on this site. We are delighted to welcome guests from the local area and further afield. The Captains Bar and Murrays Restaurant offer a lovely oasis right in the centre of the city where as you say you can enjoy food and beverages throughout... More 

Southampton, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have eaten at this hotel but never stayed before. We like the area and decided to make it our base for Christmas we arrived early on the 24th and helpfully our room was ready. Being an old building it has a small old fashioned lift but it works fine. Our room was on the first floor so not far... More 

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Patrickburfield, General Manager at Ship Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Anita B Thank you so much for taking the time to post your review on this site and awarding us 5 out of 5 . It was very nice to be able to welcome you and your husband as residential guests as we normally see you in our bar and restaurant. I have passed on your concern to my... More 

Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
3 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

The Ship Hotel is right in the heart of Chichester and you might be forgiven for assuming that it was an afternoon tea and silence after nine kind of place. Well, afternoon tea is definitely available, but the hotel offers far more. Murray's restaurant is excellent for lunch and dinner. The location is excellent; walk out of the front door... More 

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Patrickburfield, General Manager at Ship Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Dragnet 69 Thank you so much for posting your very kind review and awarding us 5 out of 5. We were delighted to entertain your party and I am so pleased that we managed to start your Christmas celebrations with so much fun. I have passed on your comments to the team and we look forward to welcoming you... More 

London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Had a lovely weekend in Chichester with my parents, as we were seeing 2 plays at the Chichester Festival theatre. The Ship is perfectly located, being very close to the theatre and near to all shops and restaurants. The staff are friendly and the rooms clean and tidy. I've now stayed here many times over the years and will return.... More 

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Patrickburfield, General Manager at Ship Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mike N Thank you so much for awarding us 5 out of 5 and taking the time to post such a positive review on this site. Its always really nice to welcome back our regular customers and meet new guests. I am also so glad that you enjoy our beautiful Georgian Grade 2 listed building and its characterful ways.... More 

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Address: North Street, Chichester PO19 1NH, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > West Sussex > Chichester
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Ship Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 36
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