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Shipwrights Arms Hotel

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   55-61 Wherstead Road, Ipswich IP2 8JJ, England
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Ranked #18 of 23 hotels in Ipswich
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014
TJBom Ipswich, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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84 reviews 84 reviews
41 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 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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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
14 helpful votes 14 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
1 review
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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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2012 via mobile

Very disappointed on the whole, however the land lord was very helpful and friendly, paid £65 for a grotty room, dinner and breakfast was very poor, this place is just a pub that does food with some rooms to stay in at the building next door, I think the room was worth around £30 if I'm honest. Wouldn't go again.

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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2012 via mobile

The landlord and lady are charming and went out of their way to make our stay comfortable and relaxing in every way. There is a terrace, conservatory for dining outdoors as well as a cozy wood-beamed inn dining area. Our breakfast (pork-free option with chicken sausage and chef's speciality made of Aztec seeds!) was the best we've had in recent... More

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Address: 55-61 Wherstead Road, Ipswich IP2 8JJ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > East Anglia > Suffolk > Ipswich
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Shipwrights Arms Hotel 2*
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