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Shipwrights Arms Hotel

55-61 Wherstead Road, Ipswich IP2 8JJ, England
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Taunton, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

If you want the worst experience and to be totally ripped off and accused of things you did not do, just so they can get more money for a failing business, then best you stay here. they are fraudsters and liars . I never make comments on sites about places I stay but this one needs a very wide berth,... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015 via mobile

I wasn't expecting The Ritz for the price but I did expect a clean room with hot water. The room was dated and dirty. The bed was uncomfortable, mismatch bedding, filthy carpets, no hot water, a dripping tap that kept us awake all night, falling down curtains, I could go on but I think you get the message.

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Wirral, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for a family wedding in July, the staff were nice and friendly but the accommodation was terrible, the rooms were dusty and dirty. There were blood stains on the bed. Some of the family had to move to a hotel in town. I was definitely glad to get home for a hot shower an my clean bed.... More 

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Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

don`t leave credit card details!!!!!!!!!!!!!! had to cancell and they just kept taking, apparently its legal, customer service is awful with no understanding of a small business needs, we do a lot of work in the area and will not be sending anyone else here,

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015 via mobile

Turned up to what seemed like a deserted pub. Had to ring hotel to get someone to come and let us in even though we arrived at the time that was stated on website. After waiting 10 more minutes owner arrived. We were told are room wasn't ready and as we had a wedding was told we could get ready... More 

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

we arrived early which we said we would the night before, and no one was about, so we had to call owner of pub, took us to our room and we were very upset as dust everywhere, stains on duvet cover, carpet and chair, no soaps an old tea bag and a towel that was so old I would of... More 

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Pewsey, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

One bed was broken, there was old off food and dirty cutlery in the fridge, and there weren't enough towels. We were booked in for three nights, but we decided to leave after a sleepless first night and asked for a refund for the remaining two nights. They said they would refund us but when I checked my bank statement... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

When we arrived at about 4pm the whole place was closed but a woman appeared fairly quickly and showed us to our room The room was large, the bed was comfortable but there was no hot water in the bathroom for our entire two day stay. The woman offered us breakfast on the last morning only but this never materialised.... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Unavailable wifi, the entrance door doesn't work properly, no shampoo in the shower, I found hair in bed before using it, not enough towels for double room, poor cleaning, reception service unavailable at 10am.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Only needed to stay one night. The sign says luxury accommodation, well it isn't quite that but the room was ok and clean. Staff were helpful and the breakfast was good apart from there being no toast just bread and butter, however if all you're looking for is a bed for the night then this will do nicely

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