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Shipwrights Arms Hotel

55-61 Wherstead Road, Ipswich IP2 8JJ, England
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Ranked #18 of 22 Hotels in Ipswich
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
jpetty190757 Basildon, United Kingdom
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Basildon, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is a fantastic base in a great location. In a quite area, have a drink in the hotel bar, and then a few mins walk to the action that Ipswich has to offer. The rooms in the hotel are adequate. You get what you pay for. It's just somewhere to lay your head for a reasonable amount of... More

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Warwick, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel claims to offer Sunday lunches and breakfast. This is a blatant lie. When I arrived in a Sunday, I asked if they did food and was told no and that I had to go into town. Breakfast is also not available. This is contrary to what they claim on booking.com. Although the rooms were clean, they are very... More

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
2 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

Stayed here for business and after reading some of the reviews we really didnt know what to expect!! So glad we stayed we had a good nights sleep and the female bar staff was very helpful her name is Theresa and next time me and my husband stay we hope to see to her again. Thank you Theresa for making... More

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Westgate-on-Sea, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

Arrived for an overnight stay on the 29th October. Due to a mix up over the booking was placed in a dirty room. No hangers in the wardrobe and not even a chair to put a jacket on. Full up waste bin (beer cans), no towels, shower/ toilet dirty as the sink had ground in dirt and there was a... More

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Stafford, United Kingdom
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99 reviews 99 reviews
47 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

After reading the reviews already left on here I'm not sure I stayed at the same place. I arrived around 4:30 after being told that no one would be about until after 4 o'clock. The welcome that you got in the bar was very good, the woman who was serving made you feel very welcome, and the locals happily chatted... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

I booked on line at 55 pounds, and added 10 pounds for breakfast for 2. Arrived at 3pm. All the doors were locked. Telephoned, but the phone wasn't answered. Finally sent an email and left. One hour later received a phone call "I was in but upstairs". Rooms are nice enough, though the fridge was hidden in a cupboard and... More

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

Had a really good stay at this Hotel, The place is really clean fantastic bar and the locals make you really welcome. Will defo stop again when in the area. The room price is very very good.. I have. The boss man let me eat breakfast at the other hotel due to card machine not working but was really good,

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013

Mac and all his staff are all the buisness they look after you in every way and nothing is a problem for them . The rooms were good and the breakfast was varied and plentiful , the locals in the bar were welcoming and I had a great time there. will be first number I call next time I'm in... More

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Essex, England
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46 reviews 46 reviews
19 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

Had read mostly rave reviews of this 'hotel' on booking.com, but when we were shown our room we thought we were in the wrong place. It's a side-street pub with a few rooms above it, not a 'hotel'. How/ whydid the AA give it 3 stars? -Room: pretty basic- one bath towel on bed (for two of us); others were... More

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London
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2012

We had a very friendly welcome from Mac and the other staff who were all helpful and very flexible - nice not to have a rigid time for breakfast or checking out! Our room was fine with a comfy bed and nice en suite though we couldn't watch the TV at all as it was directly linked to the TV... More

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Address: 55-61 Wherstead Road, Ipswich IP2 8JJ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Suffolk > Ipswich
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